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Art, Cinema, History & Politics, Literature, Theater & Dance

The Great Fiction on Stage

From Great Novels to Legendary Productions in Italy

Wednesday, October 26, 2022
5:30 pm


Zoom Lecture Series

On the Italian Stage is a series of encounters conceived and led by Laura Caparrotti (Artistic Director, Kairos Italy Theater) that journeys into the history of Italian Theater to explore its language, and its contribution to Italian society and world theater.
Participation is free. RSVP is MANDATORY. The Zoom link will be provided on the day of the event.
Please note: Casa Italiana hosts but does not interfere with the programming choices of the lectures. For all information, please contact the coordinator of the lecture series, Laura Caparrotti, at

On the occasion of the publication of a new translation of Alessandro Manzoni’s The Betrothed, ths first appointment with On the Italian Stage will survey the history of the most important and legendary Italian theater productions that were based on great novels and will spotlight the artists that made such productions famous, beginning with Luca Ronconi’s Orlando Furioso and even offering a brief overview of theater on black and white television.

There are currently no on view at Casa Italiana