"Francis the Holy Jester"


Oct
16
2012

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  • Speaker: Mario Pirovano
  • Host Department: Romance Languages and Literatures
  • Date: 10/16/2012
  • Time: 8:00PM

  • Location: Helmut Stern Auditorium (UMMA), 525 S. State Street

  • Description:

    Description: "Francis the Holy jester is a one man show, a play which relies solely on the considerable skill of a highly experienced performer and the imagination of the audience. This is a show without props, without scenery and with the simplest of costume where the bond between the audience and the performer, and thus the material and subject is tangible, visceral. A whole range of characters from 13th Century Italy are brought to life before us: Popes and Cardinals, Dukes and Duchesses, soldiers on the battle field, traders in the marketplace and St Francis himself."