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History & Politics, Literature, Theater & Dance

The Great Magic

In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY

May 2, 2024
7:00 pm

This event is part of
In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY 2024

The Great Magic
(La grande magia)

Adapted from the original play by
Eduardo De Filippo

Directed by
Rosario Sparno

Performed by
Luca Iervolino, Antonella Romano, Rosario Sparno

Costumes by
Alessandra Gaudioso, Magic Tricks Coach Massimiliano Foà

Produced by
Casa del Contemporaneo

Running time: 66 min

In ITALIAN with ENGLISH supertitles

“Everything that happens before your eyes is just an illusion”

On the 40th anniversary of one of the most important Italian playwrights Eduardo De Filippo’s death, Rosario Sparno presents his own adaptation for only three actors of “The Great Magic”, the 1948 wonderful play by De Filippo about theatrical illusion and obsessional delusion.