The Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan is always striving to develop new programs to inspire, educate and engage the community. Please join us on December 17, 2019 at The Village Players of Birmingham for the performance of “The Nativity Scene” (Natale in Casa Cupiello) by Eduardo De Filippo. The cast is formed by a wonderful group of volunteers c...

The process of centralizing the film industry in Italy, begun by the proponents of the Risorgimento almost from the time of that industry’s creation and expedited by the Fascists, virtually snuffed out the embryonic film companies that had sprung up in places like Naples and Sicily. That and the advent of sound film (along with its vastly increased...

Hollywood rende omaggio a una delle personalità artistiche italiane più famose del secolo scorso: Eduardo De Filippo.    Ciò avverrà in occasione del Los Angeles, Italia Festival, in programma dal prossimo 21 febbraio al 1 marzo: al Chinese Theatre verranno presentati alcuni film tratti dalle opere del grande autore napoletano, oltre ch...

By Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi Eduardo De Filippo sbarca in un college americano con la commedia Le Bugie Con le Gambe Lunghe. Il racconto in esclusiva per La VOCE dell'attore Jacopo Rampini che interpreta il personaggio di Libero Incoronato. Le Bugie Con le Gambe Lunghe è una commedia in tre atti del 1947, scritta da Eduardo De Filippo, che tratta c...

In the balmy heat of late '40s of last century in Naples, Filumena Marturano lies on her deathbed waiting to marry Domenico Soriano, the man who has kept her as his mistress for twenty-five years. But no sooner has the priest completed the ceremony, than Filumena makes a miraculous recovery.   As he reels in shock, Domenico discovers that th...

War is hell for the soldiers called up to fight in "Napoli!" For those at home, it's a pretty good way to turn a profit.   Eduardo De Filippo's 1945 play — originally titled "Napoli Milionaria" and currently onstage at American Conservatory Theater in a 2005 translation by Linda Alper and Beatrice Basso — depicts an Italian family working th...

By Mauro Battocchi   Eduardo de Filippo's Neapolitan masterpiece Napoli Milionaria is kicking off at the American Conservatory Theater in just two days. The English version is called: "Napoli!" Marco Barricelli (Vigil at A.C.T.) and Stratford Festival star Seana McKenna (Phèdre at A.C.T.) lead the cast. During the tough days of World War II,...

American Hustle director David O. Russell will headline the lineup at the upcoming Los Angeles-Italia Film Festival, organizers said Monday. Also on tap for the event that highlights the work of Italian and Italian-American filmmakers and entertainers will be film director Roberto Faenza, actress and director Valeria Golino, and famed Italian sing...

  WTI Magazine #17    2014 Feb, 14Author : Simone doc Bracci      Translation by:   Los Angeles Italia, one city that joins two different countries, only in the month of February. The Festival founded by Pascal Vicedomini with his group Capri in the world announces its new 2014 edition with the special dedicati...