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Theater & Dance

The Tightrope Walkers

In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY

May 7, 2019
6:00 pm

The Tightrope Walkers (Le Funambole)

Adapted & Directed by Rosario Sparno
Performed by Antonella Romano & Rosario Sparno
Installation by Antonella Romano
A project by Bottega Bombardini
Produced by Associazione Casa del Contemporaneo – Centro di produzione teatrale

Adapted from the novel Maruzza Musumeci by Andrea Camilleri, author of Montalbano, Le funambole is a story in which the sky meets the sea. Based on Sicilian legends from the 19th and 20th centuries, the story is told as a “cunto”, a theatrical form typical of the Sicilian tradition, with roots in Homeric Ancient Greece.

In SICILIAN with ENGLISH Supertitles.

This performance is part of the 2019 In Scena! Italian Theater Festival. Now in its 7th season, the festival presents a survey of the best Italian theatrical productions – for FREE – in all five NYC boroughs.