Kairos Italy Theater Newsletter
KIT's Suggestions: Italy in NY
While the exhibition A Prince named Toto'
opening in Los Angeles,
March 2nd to the 9th, to be then in
Vancouver - April 12th -, KIT is offering you
a very hot March.
Read the news and
join us for a wonderful season!
- The debut of the KIT Reading Series
- Puppetry from Italy
- Workshops, classes and more! Much
PUPPETRY FROM ITALY IN NY!
One week with I Burattini Cortesi
From March 19th to March
prestigious puppetry company I Burattini
Cortesi, from Bergamo, will tour the New York
area with a NOT TO BE MISSED puppet show
sempre felici e contenti
happily ever after)
at 6 pm
Casa Italiana Zerilli-
Marimo’ at NYU
(24 W 12th
The show is based on the puppet school from
Bergamo. Arlecchino, Gioppino Zuccalunga,
the Princess, and many more characters
perform an adventurous fable of love and
Performed in the dialect from Bergamo, the
show is appropriate for a general audience
from age 2 to 99 and more!
WANT TO LEARN PUPPETRY?
Workshop with Master puppeteer Daniele Cortesi
KIT and Fatto a Mano present 2 workshops
the art of puppetry taught by Master
puppeteers Daniele Cortesi.
Learn the oldest traditional techniques of the
Italian Puppetry and the
Saturday March 24 - Sunday March 25,
150 W 28 Street, Suite: #1403 (Bet. 8
and 7 AVE)
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM (30 Minute
The workshops are suitable for everyone,
professionals to amateurs to theater
WORKSHOP N. 1
Saturday March 24th , 10 am - 3 pm
On history and techiques of Italian
WORKSHOP n. 2
Sunday March 25th, 10 am - 3 pm
This workshop is dedicated to the design and
construction of a traditional small Puppet
and a Shadow Theatre.
$ 175.00 for workshop n. 1 (March 24th)
$ 125.00 for workshop n. 2 (March 25th)
$ 250 for both workshops
information or to enroll, contact
[email protected] or 212-686 4848.
NEW! THE KIT READING SERIES
Staged readings of plays written over the centuries by Italian Authors
Starting from this year, and this month, KIT
will present an annual reading series focused
on plays written over the centuries by Italian
According to KIT’s
philosophy, some of the readings will be just
in English, some others in English followed by
its version in Italian, and some just in Italian.
The goal is to present plays
never translated into English as well as new
translations of works already present in the
States, boosting the production of
translations and adaptations of Italian plays in
Friday, March 23rd, 2007 at 6
(24 W 12th Street)
Tosca e le altre due
With Laura Caparrotti and Marta
The classic tale of Tosca
takes on a mischievously comic tone, as a
moralistic house concierge and a worldly-
wise "actress" gossip, and exchange secrets
on the notes of Puccini's drama.
FRANCA VALERI is the first female
comic actress and satiric playwright to enjoy
steady success from the 1950s to today.
TALK TO KIT
If you'd like to let us know about more Italy in
the NYC area, or if you'd like to share
opinions on Italy and Italian events OR if
you'd like to contact us with questions,
request and suggestions, send an email at
[email protected]. KIT's staff will be happy
to read it and eventually include it in its
KIT-Kairos Italy Theater was founded in 2002
York. KIT's mission is to create a cultural
program between Italy, the US and the
community, to unveil artistic and creative
these two countries to the world. In the
Kairos Italy Theater is dedicated to spread
Culture and to create an Italian Culture
order to maintain and grow the knowledge of
TO KIT BY
CREDIT CARD You can make your tax
VISA or MasterCard at
http://www.thefield.org/ctaa.htm. Type in
Caparrotti (artist) and Kairos Italy Theater
name) and please be sure to fill in all of the
info so that we can acknowledge your
a proper thank you!
DONATE TO KIT BY PERSONAL
Write a check to The Field, and put in the
Laura Caparrotti/Kairos Italy Theater.
Then mail it to the following address:
KIT-Kairos Italy Theater
77 Bleecker Street Suite 1412
KIT-Kairos Italy Theater is sponsored by The
not-for-profit, tax-exempt, 501 (c) (3)
serving the New York City performing arts
Contributions to artists through The Field are
deductible to the extent allowed by law. For
more information about The Field contact:
161 Sixth Avenue,
New York, NY 10013,
Tel: (212) 691-6969,
fax: (212) 255-2053,
e-mail [email protected].
A copy of The Field's latest annual report
obtained, upon request, from The Field or
Office of the Attorney General, Charities
Broadway, New York, NY 1027
Ciao a tutti!
Kairos Italy Theater