Performer Mario Pirovano is featured. Play by Dario Fo, performed in English. For more information, please contact Pierluigi Erbaggio (RLL graduate student), firstname.lastname@example.org.
A play by Dario Fo, performed in English.
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."
This show is co-sponsored by the Romance Languages and Literatures Department, the Fall 2012 LSA Translation Theme Semester, the International Institute, the Institute for the Humanities, and the Rackham Dean’s Strategic Fund.
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