Staged Reading of " "Mornings At Ten To Four" (Le Mattine Dieci Alle Quattro) by Luca De Bei

Jun 17, 2013 6:00PM

Location 686 Park Avenue
NYC, NY
Cost FREE
Details Staged Reading of " "Mornings At Ten To Four" (Le Mattine Dieci Alle Quattro) by Luca De Bei

Translated by Carlotta Brentan, directed by Laura Caparrotti, With Drew Bruck, Carlotta Brentan, Yosef Podolsky.
This event is part of the In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY.

June 17 at 6:00 PM, Italian Cultural Institute, 686 Park Avenue, Manhattan.

Winner of several awards, including the 2010 Golden Graal Award for Best Directing and Le Maschere del Teatro Award 2011 as Best Original Italian play. Finalist of the Enrico Maria Salerno Theatre Award 2007 and of the Riccione Theatre Award 2009. The play debuted in Rome in 2009 and was published in Italy in 2010.

Synopsis – Every morning, at ten to four, three youths – a construction worker, a Romanian immigrant, and a girl – meet at the same bus stop. The setting is the suburbs of Rome, the time is the present. In the background are a love story, a friendship, and the controversial theme of death due to unsafe working conditions on construction sites. The lives of the three characters are told through the vivid slang of the slums. Performed in English.

Luca De Bei was born in Padua. His father hails from the Veneto region and his mother is Italian-American. Luca grew up in Naples and Genova, where he studied at the Teatro Stabile. He works as an actor, director and playwright. He has won many prizes for his work in the theater, among them: the prestigious Premio Flaiano Award in 2001 and the European Award for Drama at Heidelberg Festival in 2002.
Venue Italian Cultural Institute
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