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[Off-Broadway, 1983]
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REVIEW: Sydney Theatre Company's NO PAY? NO WAY! Returns Even Better And More Relevant

In 2020, pre-Covid, Sydney Theatre Company staged NO PAY? NO WAY!, Marieke Hardy’s adaptation of Dario Fo and Franca Rame’s political farce SOTTO PAGA! NON SI PAGA!  This production, directed by Sarah Giles has been given an encore season with new performers stepping into three of the five roles, resulting in an even more captivating and comical evening of theatre that resonates even louder in the current economic climate.
BroadwayWorld's Olivier Awards 2024 Predictions

The 2024 Olivier Awards are fast approaching on April 14. Ahead of one of the most exciting nights in theatreland, our critics – Aliya Al-Hassan, Mica Blackwell, Alexander Cohen, Katie Kirkpatrick, Kat Mokrynski, Gary Naylor, Kerrie Nicholson, Matthew Paluch and Christiana Rose share their thoughts about who and what will triumph on the night, as well as who should twin each category.
SUNSET BOULEVARD, PLAZA SUITE, and More Nominated For Olivier Awards; Full List!

The nominations are in for this year's Olivier Awards! Among those nominated are Sunset Boulevard, Plaza Suite, The National Theatre, and many more. Check out the full list of nominations here!
Review: ACCIDENTAL DEATH OF AN ANARCHIST at Stirling Community Theatre

Lesley Reed has cast the play as an all-female production.
Review: ACCIDENTAL DEATH OF AN ANARCHIST, Theatre Royal Haymarket

The play is unforgiving. It tears apart the Met Police, their brutal questioning techniques, gross negligence, finger-pointing, and the inherent duplicity of governmental affairs. It’s a refreshingly political addition to the West End. 
Review Roundup: ACCIDENTAL DEATH OF AN ANARCHIST Opens On The West End

Read reviews for the West End transfer of Accidental Death of an Anarchist, adapted by Tom Basden, and directed by Daniel Raggett at the Theatre Royal Haymarket.
Cast Revealed For ACCIDENTAL DEATH OF AN ANARCHIST in the West End

The new West End cast has been announced for Daniel Raggett's production of Accidental Death of an Anarchist, following a sell-out run at Lyric Hammersmith.
Photos: First Look at THEY DON'T PAY? WE WON'T PAY! at Mercury Theatre

All new production photos have been released for Mercury Theatre's production of They Don't Pay? We Won't Pay! by Dario Fo and Franca Rame. Check out the photos below!
Review: ACCIDENTAL DEATH OF AN ANARCHIST, Lyric Hammersmith

With references ripped from the headlines, this rocket-paced update of Dario Fo and Franca Rame’s Accidental Death Of An Anarchist is at once both deeply political and utterly hilarious.
Photos: Inside Rehearsal For THEY DON'T PAY? WE WON'T PAY! at Mercury Theatre

All new rehearsal photos have been released for Mercury Theatre’s upcoming production of Deborah McAndrews’ They Don’t Pay? We Won’t Pay!, a new adaptation of Dario Fo and Franca Rame’s Sottopaga? Non si paga!.
Mercury Theatre Announces Full Cast For THEY DON'T PAY? WE WON'T PAY!

Mercury Theatre has announced the full cast for their upcoming production They Don't Pay? We Won't Pay!, Deborah McAndrews' adaptation of Dario Fo and Franca Rame's Sottopaga? Non si paga!. Mercury Theatre Creative Director Ryan McBryde directs Joseph Alessi (Jack), Olatunji Ayofe (Lewis), Laura Doddington (Anthea), Tesni Kujore (Maggie) and Marc Pickering (Constable/ Sergeant/Undertaker/Pops).
Full Casting Announced For ACCIDENTAL DEATH OF AN ANARCHIST At The Lyric Hammersmith Theatre

Full casting has been announced for the first major London revival of Dario Fo and Franco Rame's riotous Accidental Death of an Anarchist in 20 years, in a new adaptation by comedian, writer and actor Tom Basden.
Lyric Hammersmith Theatre Announces Spring 2023 Season, ACCIDENTAL DEATH OF AN ANARCHIST, SCHOOL GIRLS, and More!

Lyric Theatre Hammersmith has announced its 2023 season! Learn more about the highlights here!
Guest Blog: Director Daniel Raggett on Reviving the Inquiry in Fo's ACCIDENTAL DEATH OF AN ANARCHIST

One of the most important provocations when making any piece of theatre is: why this, why now?
Cast Announced For ACCIDENTAL DEATH OF AN ANARCHIST at Tanya Moiseiwitsch Playhouse

Sheffield Theatres has announced the full cast for their production of Accidental Death of an Anarchist, which will open as the first production in the newly named Tanya Moiseiwitsch Playhouse (previously Studio Theatre), in Sheffield on Friday 23 September.
Dario Fo's ACCIDENTAL DEATH OF AN ANARCHIST Opens In Charlottesville

Live Arts Theater's 2021/22 reIGNITE Season closes with Dario Fo's hilarious political farce ACCIDENTAL DEATH OF AN ANARCHIST in a translation by Jon Laskin and Michael Aquilante, directed by Live Arts Artistic Director Susan E. Evans. ACCIDENTAL DEATH OF AN ANARCHIST will have 12 performances, May 20 through June 5, at Live Arts Theater, 123 E. Water Street, in Charlottesville.
The Actors' Gang's CAN'T PAY? DON'T PAY! Extends

Can't Pay? Don't Pay! written by Nobel Laureate Dario Fo and Franca Rame is now extended at The Actors' Gang Theater in the old Ivy Substation through Saturday, June 11. 
BWW Interview: Director Bob Turton on Bringing CAN'T PAY? DON'T PAY! Back to The Actors' Gang After Two Years

After two years of most people living in at least semi-isolation, with many unemployed through no fault of their own, the Actors' Gang is returning to the stage with a re-mounting of Can't Pay? Don't Pay! written by Nobel Laureate Dario Fo and Franca Rame on March 19, 2022, with previews beginning March 12, exactly two years from the day the theater was shuttered and had to suspend this hilarious production. Fo's high-energy, satirical farce is again directed by Bob Turton, and I decided to speak with him about the journey he has taken with the production, especially what it's been like waiting for two years to bring the play back to its original location.
The Actors' Gang Theater's CAN'T PAY! DON'T PAY Runs March 19 - April 30

'Can't Pay? Don't Pay!' written by Nobel Laureate Dario Fo and Franca Rame is returning to The Actors' Gang Theater in the old Ivy Substation on March 19, 2022, with previews beginning March 12, exactly two years from the day the theater was shuttered and had to suspend this hilarious production. 
THE SPOOK Comes to New Theatre

Inspired by a true story, Melissa Reeves creates a whimsical study of small-town Australia, Cold War fear-mongering, friendship and betrayal, laced with dry humour and keenly observed relationships.

Franca Rame FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many shows has Franca Rame written?

Franca Rame has written 2 shows including Orgasmo Adulto Escapes From the Zoo (Playwright), Women Alone (Playwright).

What awards has Franca Rame been nominated for?

Franca Rame has been nominated for Special Citations at the Obie Awards.

What awards has Franca Rame won?

Franca Rame has won Special Citations at the Obie Awards.

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