by Filomena Fuduli Sorrentino   Laura Caparrotti is an artist, educator, journalist, playwright, lecturer, consultant and Italian dialect coach for Boardwalk Empire, a curator and a panelist for NYSCA, who has been working to spread the Italian culture through theater in New York since 1996.   After years of professional theatre in It...

Nata a Roma, Laura Caparrotti è laureata in Storia del Teatro e dello Spettacolo presso l'Università La Sapienza di Roma. Ha studiato recitazione e scrittura teatrale con Dario Fo (Nobel Prize per la Letteratura 1997), Annie Girardot e molti altri. Laura ha recitato, diretto e prodotto in Italia e negli Stati Uniti, dove nell'anno 2000 ha fondato l...

di Eugenio Furia   Chi l'ha detto che calcio e teatro non possano andare d'accordo? Nell'estate dei Mondiali in Brasile, il festival "In Scena!" torna a New York con un cartellone che flirta con lo sport più popolare del mondo e filtra i linguaggi del prato verde attraverso quelli delle tavole del palcoscenico.   Dopo il successo dell...

The Mario Fratti Award is won each year by the author of an original play in Italian or Italian dialect, never-before produced or published. The theme of this year's Mario Fratti Award is "Mothers." Entries are free to tackle this theme is any way and from any point of view.   The jury evaluates each entry according to the following selectio...

Three sisters find the courage - and sarcasm - to talk about incidences of domestic violence.   Winner of the 2014 Rome Fringe Festival Award.   Read more   Source: http://www.iicnewyork.esteri.it/  

Lovers of Italian theater lovers won't have to wait until 4th annual IN SCENA! ITALIAN THEATER FESTIVAL NY premieres in May. Beginning February 4th, Kairos Italy Theater (KIT), the preeminent Italian theater company in New York, will present IN SCENA! WINTER. The program will feature encore performances from two past festivals: Francesco Foti's NUO...

by Charlene Giannetti The Decameron by 14th century Italian author Giovanni Boccaccio is a collection of novellas containing 100 tales told by a group of seven young women and three young men hoping to escape the Black Death by isolating themselves in a secluded villa outside Florence.   So what could be more fitting than to see three of th...

In Italy, theaters are under real estate pressure; their precious locations and spacious buildings are eagerly sought by developers who try to convert valued cultural assets into commercial buildings. This clash of artistic idealism and commercial opportunism has been dramatized by Italian playwright Alberto Bassetti in "Dealers of Souls," a new pl...

di Maurita Cardone  New York sta per aprirsi un intenso maggio di cultura e l'Italia farà la sua parte portando in città una ventata di teatro. Torna infatti per il quarto anno il Festival di teatro italiano In Scena!. Dal 2 al 16 maggio cinque compagnie sfileranno nei teatri e nelle istituzioni dei vari distretti di New York per raccontare l...

Monday, November 2, 18:00 - 20:00 EST. Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò NYU, 24 W 12th St, New York 10011. On the occasion of the 40th anniversary of Pier Paolo Pasolini's death (he was killed November 2nd 1975), Kairos Italy Theater (Casa Italiana Theater Company in Residence) presents a celebration of his life in New York and of his in...