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Staged Reading of "Marathon" (La Maratona Di New York) by Edoardo Erba
Jun 16, 2013 5:00PM
|Location||184 East 76th Street
New York City, NY
|Details||Staged Reading of "Marathon" (La Maratona Di New York) by Edoardo Erba.
Adapted by Israel Horovitz, directed by Laura Caparrotti, with Vincent Piazza and Ted Lewis.
June 16 at 5:00 PM – Di Capo Opera, 184 East 76th Street, Manhattan,- www.dicapo.com
This event is part of the In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY.
Winner of the Premio Candoni 1992; debuted at Teatro Due di Parma 1993 starring Italian stars Luca Zingaretti and Bruno Armando.
Synopsis – Two friends are training for the New York Marathon. But it is a strange night: one of them cannot recognize the path, nor does he remember how he got there. Performed in English. Actor Vincent Piazza plays Lucky Luciano in HBO's "Boardwalk Empire."
Edoardo Erba -- Edoardo Erba was born in Pavia, studied at the Piccolo Teatro di Milano and is now living in Rome. "Maratona di New York" is his most famous play; it has been translated into 17 languages, published in eight countries and staged all over the world. Among his other plays are "Muratori," a cult classic after eleven years of performances, and "Margherita e il Gallo," which has been produced at foremost Italian theaters. He was awarded many national prizes, including: Olimpici del Teatro, Riccione, Candoni, Salerno and Idi. His plays have been collected in two volumes published by the prestigious Ubulibri, as well as in specialized publications and magazines.
Israel Horovitz is the well-known American playwright whose plays include "Line," "Park Your Car in Harvard Yard," "The Primary English Class," "The Widow's Blind Date," What Strong Fences Make," and "The Indian Wants the Bronx."
|Venue||Di Capo Opera Theatre|
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