Remembering Dario Fo, the Italian Actor and Playwright
Join a day celebrating the legacy of Dario Fo with Robert Brustein, the legendary founder of the Yale Repertory Theatre and the American Repertory Theater and Institute in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Afternoon screenings:2:00pm Mistero Buffo Part 1 (Palazzina Liberty, 1977) – subtitled, English, 60 min excerpt3:00pm Morte accidentale di un anarchico (Teatro Cristallo, Milano 1987) – subtitled, English, 60 min excerpt4:00pm The Theatre of Dario Fo (documentary, 1984) – in English, 50 min5:00pm Dario Fo and Franca Rame: A Nobel for Two (documentary, 1998) in English, 55 min, directed by Lorena Luciano and Filippo Piscopo6:30pm Conversation Awarded the coveted National Medal for the Arts in 2011 by President Obama, Robert Brustein—a veteran of World War II—has been a playwright, critic, teacher, actor, director, and founder of wo major repertory theatre companies, the Yale Repertory Theatre and the American Repertory Theatre at Harvard. Distinguished Scholar in Residence at Suffolk University, he is a former Professor of English at Harvard University (now Senior Research Fellow), and New Republic Theatre Critic for over forty years. He now writes regularly for the Huffington Post, and teaches Dramaturgy students at the Drama School. He was Dean of the Yale School of Drama for thirteen years, where he also founded Yale Theatre magazine and the Yale Cabaret. He served for 20 years as Director of the Loeb Drama Center where he founded the ART Institute for Advanced Theatre Training at Harvard.
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