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Theater & Dance

KIT @ 20

Twenty Years of Kairos Italy Theater

January 28, 2020
6:00 pm

Join the KIT staff and their friends in celebrating 20 years of theater in NY (and beyond)!

January 28, 2000: KIT incorporates becoming officially the main Italian theater company in New York. Twenty years later, it brings back, for one night only, the first sketches presented at the Miranda Theater and then at Casa Italiana in the late 1990s.

KIT colleagues, collaborators, and friends from around the world will take center stage and will present a 10-minute-long excerpt from an upcoming documentary on Moderata Fonte and The Worth of Women, shot in Florence during Fall 2019.



KIT- Kairos Italy Theateris internationally recognized as the Italian Theater in NY and is the theater in residence at Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimo’ at NYU. KIT’s mission is to spread the Italian Culture and to create an Italian Culture Network in order to maintain and grow the knowledge of Italy in the States. KIT has produced more than 20 performances and events over the years, collaborating with Off-Off and Off Broadway theaters and with US Institutions (The Kitchen, The Fringe Festival, the Abrons Art Center, Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimo’ at NYU, Italian Academy at Columbia University, Film Society at Lincoln Center, Dahesh Museum of Art, NY Hall of Science, the Flea Theatre, Theater for the New City, Montclair State University, Suffolk County Community College, the Bernie West Theater at Baruch College, the cell theatre, etc). Works never translated before by major Italian playwrights have been presented to the US audience who has grown in appreciation and in number since the first production in 1997. KIT has created the Double Theatre Experience: one act performed first in English and then in Italian, by different casts in the same evening. KIT offers also workshops on Commedia dell’Arte and other Italian traditional theater techniques as well as Italian&Theatre classes . In 2013 KIT has inaugurated In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY, the first Italian Theater festival to take place in all 5 Boroughs.