PEN World Voices Festival: Theatrical Performance: Characters in Search of a Country

PEN World Voices Festival: Theatrical Performance: Characters in Search of a Country
Friday, April 29, 2016 - 6:00pm

Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò
New York University

Presented as part of The Literary Mews - a festival within the PEN World Voices Festival

Kairos Italy Theater (Casa Italiana Theater Company in Residence) presents:

Characters in Search of a Country
Based on Six Characters in Search of an Author by Luigi Pirandello

With:
Aileen Lanni
Mario Merone
Lorenzo Possanza
Maria DeCotis

Directed by Laura Caparrotti
Assistant Director: Carlotta Brentan

Six Characters search for an author to allow them to tell their story. In Kairos Italy Theater's version, the characters are immigrants in search of a country where they can tell and live their stories. Using the words written by Pirandello, in Italian, English and other languages, KIT presents a piece that reflects upon the contemporary problems of migration.

Characters in Search of a Country is made possible in part with public funds from Creative Engagement, supported by New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council.
The performance is also made possible by the Goddard Community Service and by Material for the Arts.

In ENGLISH, ITALIAN and other languages.

Additional details here.

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