Thursday, November 6, 2014
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Internationally acclaimed playwright and drama critic Mario Fratti, best known for the musical Nine and winner of seven Tony awards, will present his publications Twenty-Eight Unpredictable Plays. Unpredictable Plays features 28 Plays, and at least 28 Surprises. Dry, sly, provocative plays presented by the master of unpredictability, Mario Fratti. Mario will also talk about his only novel Diario Proibito, written 60 years ago, but published only three months ago. The program will continue with a performance by two talented actresses Giulia Bisinella and Carlotta Brentan from Mario’s new play Wives.
Born in Italy, Mario Fratti has been living and writing in English in New York City since 1963. He has written more than 90 plays, which have been performed in more than 700 theatres in 19 languages. Author of such works as Suicide, The Cage, The Return, The Academy, Mafia, Races, and The Bridge, he is best known for his musical Nine, inspired by Fellini’s famous film, 8 ½, which in its original production in 1982, won the O’Neill Award, theRichard Rodgers Award, twoOuter Critics Circle Awards, eight Drama Desk Awards, five Tony Awards and in 2000 was a recipient of the Otto Award for Political Theater.
A reception with the author and book signing will conclude the event.
Members $20, Non-Members $25
Event Location and Ticket Information
Westchester Italian Cultural Center
One Generoso Pope Place
Tuckahoe, New York
Handicap Accessible? Yes
Date: Thursday, November 6, 2014
Times: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm