LA CANTATA DEI PASTORI Set for Theater for the New City, 1/5
Presented by Theater for the New City: celebrate the Epiphany, The Coming of The Light, in Southern Italian Style with I Giullari di Piazza's
'LA CANTATA DEI PASTORI' (The Shepherd's Cantata)
Based on the Traditional Southern Italian Play Written by Andrea Perrucci in the 17th century and still performed annually in the environs of Naples.
The musical version has been adapted and directed by Alessandra Belloni and enacted by masked commedia dell'arte characters, puppets, devils, and the Archangel Gabriel on stilts. Original music by John La Barbera. Narrated in English by Le Befana, the Good Witch of Christmas
Sunday January 5 at 5 PM (Epiphany Eve in Italy)
Theater for the New City (in the Johnson Theater) - 155 First Avenue (between 9th & 10th Street)
Tickets: $25; $15 for children 12 and under
Reservations: 212.254.1109 or www.theaterforthenewcity.com.