NO ESCAPE Begins Performances Tonight at Cherry Lane Theater

NO ESCAPE Begins Performances Tonight at Cherry Lane Theater

KIT-Kairos Italy Theater--the preeminent Italian theater company in NY, proudly presents "NO ESCAPE," four One-Acts by Dino Buzzati, commemorating the 40th anniversary of his death. Buzzati, known as "the Italian Kafka," was one of the most significant Italian cultural figures of the last century. Additional performances have been added to the schedule and can be viewed below.

The 4 works will be presented in English and the original Italian, respectively, and stars: Ilaria Amadasi, Laura Caparrotti, Rosemary Fine, Lucia Grillo, Jojo Karlin, Marta Mondelli, Amy Frances Quint and the great Italian film and theatre actress Lydia Biondi. The Monologues will be directed by Laura Caparrotti and other company members. Set Design by Lucretia Moroni. 

Written in the late 1950s, these solo pieces represent the dark side of "La Dolce Vita." These passionate and proud women are trapped in their respective lives. A criminal news reporter for 30 years, Buzzati brings that experiences to these monologues proving he is a master of irony as he examines such themes as solitude and death.

 "NO ESCAPE" will play November 6th – November 18th at the Cherry Lane Theater, 38 Commerce Street (3 blocks South of Christopher Street via the 1 train or the A,B,C,D,E,F,M from the West 4th St. station), NYC. 

In addition to "NO ESCAPE," an entire month of events dedicated to Buzzati will be presented and are being supported by Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò at NYU, the General Consolate of Italy in New York, the Italian Cultural Institute of NY, Fondazione Buzzati and Fondazione Corriere della Sera and the World Wide Lab. The Buzzati celebration is being considered to be part of the Year of the Italian Culture in the USA. For more information, please visit

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