The Segal Center Presents REMEMBERING DARIO FO with Robert Brustein

Join The Segal Center on Monday, April 24 for a day celebrating the legacy of Dario Fo with Robert Brustein, the legendary founder of the Yale Repertory Theatre, and the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T) in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Evening conversation with Robert Brustein and Frank Hentschker; New York actor Joseph Grifasi will be reading excerpts from selected Dario Fo plays (TBC):

Mistero Buffo (1969); Accidental Death of An Anarchist (1970); We Won't Pay! We Won't Pay!; (1974)Johan Padan and the Discovery of the Americas (1992)

Afternoon screenings curated by Rossella Menna, Italy.
Afternoon screenings:

2:00pm Mistero Buffo Part 1 (Palazzina Liberty, 1977) - subtitlEd English (60 min excerpt)
3:00pm Morte accidentale di un anarchico (Teatro Cristallo, Milano 1987)
- subtitlEd English (60 min excerpt)
4:00pm The Theatre of Dario Fo (documentary, 1984) - in English (50 min)
5:00pm Dario Fo and Franca Rame: A Nobel for Two (documentary, 1998) in English (55 min)
Directed by Lorena Luciano & Filippo Piscopo

Additional support from Rossella Menna (Dramaturg, performing arts curator), & Mariateresa Pizza (Director, Franca Rame Dario Fo Archive/Rome); the Italian Playwrights Project/Valeria Orani and The Italian Cultural Institute, Giorgio Van Straten. Special Thanks to Anne Cattaneo.

The Segal Center honored Franca Rame in 2013 after her passing.

Photo credit: Guido Harari/Milan (1995)

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