OFF-NIGHT REPERTORY SPRING 2001 PRODUCTIONS

SUMMER SEASON 2001

 

Under the Auspices of the Greek Embassy
With the collaboration of The American Academy
and the American Embassy


CLOUDS
by Aristophanes
performing at Palazzo Altemps, American Academy

in a new translation by
Charles Connaghan
Metrical translation of choral lyrics by Curtis Franklin

A country bumpkin, deep in debt, forces his son, a good boy keen on wine, women and chariot racing, to study under Socrates. Soon both are in a muddle unable to choose between traditional values and flashy new ideas.
Directed by novelist playwright David Mowat of RADA in London, this production captures a new translation by University of London Scholars John Curtis Franklin and

 

Charles Connaghan. Mr Franklin has produced a “reconstruction” of the original Aristophanic choral songs as well as incidental music based on ancient tunings and fragments.

 


UNAMUNDA
English/Italian = Italian/English

"You've never seen theatre like this before!" Universal Language by award winning playwright
David Ives


Theatrical shorts in Italian and English almost simultaneously.
Our "English speaking theatre" debuts an innovative, trans-linguistic performance conceived, directed by and starring Aureliano Tristan Amadei along with Basia Wajs and Zoe Damiani.
These talented international actors perform in almost - simultaneous expression, first English, then replayed in Italian. The third sketch needs no translation, as it is spoken in an invented 'universal language' utilising both languages and more!

The Cremona Theatre Festival
The Director Aureliano Amadei
was nominated for 2° place
in Best First Direction


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