Kairos Italy Theater Newsletter
November 2007
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Not so many tricks, yet a lot of treats from KIT!


One month of traveling between Roma e Napoli... e che il viaggio abbia inizio...

October 25th - November 20th: Toto' in New York!
 
The Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimo' one-month celebration continues
Bel Ciccillo

The first two screenings are gone, lots of people, lots of laughs... don't miss the rest of the Toto's Events:Monday October 29th

6 PM Opening of the exhibit A Prince Named Toto'

with the extraordinary participation of F. MURRAY ABRAHAM

followed by the screening of Are We Men or Corporals? (Siamo Uomini o Caporali?)


Thursday November 15th

5 PM A Neapolitan Turk (Un Turco Napoletano)

7 PM Destination Piovarolo (Destinazione Piovarolo)


Tuesday November 20th

6 PM Show: TotÚ's Poetry in Words and Music with L. Caparrotti

followed by the screening of the documentary You don't know who Toto' is


All events are at Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimo' at NYU (24 W 12th Street) and they are Free!


November 5th - 7 pm: Le macchiette di Migliaccio as interpreted by KIT
 
Book presentation and KIT's show at Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimo'
tra napoli e new york

Fra Napoli e New York, Le macchiette di Migliaccio. Book presentation by the author Professor Hermann Haller plus live performance by KIT.


Tra Napoli and New York takes a look at the vibrant and comical repertoire of Neapolitan theater present in New York during the wave of Italian immigration of the early 20th century. Migliaccio's macchiette, or stereotypical characters, shed light on the linguistic and cultural realities of the Italian immigrant communities in New York and other cities throughout the world.


Hermann Haller is the Chair of the Department of European Languages and Literatures, and Professor of Italian at Queens College and at the Graduate Center, City University of New York.


Next Stop... December 3rd: Italian Jazz At Dizzy's Club
 
Danilo Rea and Roberto Gatto featuring Dennis Irwin
Danilo Rea

Monday December 3rd - Sets at 7:30 & 9:30


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola Frederick P. Rose Hall Jazz at Lincoln Center (Broadway at 60th Street - 5th Floor).


Last stop... SAVE THE DATE: December 4th Accattone in Jazz
 
A Concert/Reading based on the screenplay by Pier Paolo Pasolini
Valerio e Roberto

Tuesday December 4th - 9 PM: Kairos Italy Theater presents the US PremiŤre of Accattone in jazz based on the screenplay by Pier Paolo Pasolini. With Valerio Mastandrea, Roberto Gatto, Danilo Rea.


Walter Reade Theater at Lincoln Center (165 West 65th Street, between Broadway and Amsterdam Plaza Level, NYC).


Pier Paolo Pasolini's celebrated screenplay for Accattone is revisited by Italian movie star Valerio Mastandrea, as he weaves a unique interplay of words and music together with Italian jazz legends and longtime collaborators Roberto Gatto and Danilo Rea, winner of Europe's most important jazz award, the Golden Django.


Accattone in Jazz marks the closing night of the wider celebration Pier Paolo Pasolini Poet of Ashes organized in New York by the Italian Cultural Institute of New York and The Fondazione Aida.


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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 info@kitheater.com. KIT's staff will be happy to read it and eventually include it in its newsletter.



KIT-Kairos Italy Theater was founded in 2002 in New York. KIT's mission is to create a cultural exchange program between Italy, the US and the international community, to unveil artistic and creative sides of these two countries to the world. In the States, Kairos Italy Theater is dedicated to spread the Italian Culture and to create an Italian Culture Network in order to maintain and grow the knowledge of Italy in the States.



HELP KIT TO GROW...

DONATE TO KIT BY CREDIT CARD You can make your tax deductible contribution with VISA or MasterCard at http://www.thefield.org/ctaa.htm. Type in Laura Caparrotti (artist) and Kairos Italy Theater (company name) and please be sure to fill in all of the contact info so that we can acknowledge your donation with a proper thank you!


DONATE TO KIT BY PERSONAL CHECK Write a check to The Field, and put in the memo line Laura Caparrotti/Kairos Italy Theater. Then mail it to the following address: KIT-Kairos Italy Theater 60 E 8th street Suite 12B NY-NY 10003


KIT-Kairos Italy Theater is sponsored by The Field, a not-for-profit, tax-exempt, 501 (c) (3) organization serving the New York City performing arts community.


Contributions to artists through The Field are tax- deductible to the extent allowed by law. For more information about The Field contact: The Field, 161 Sixth Avenue, New York, NY 10013, Tel: (212) 691-6969, fax: (212) 255-2053, e-mail info@thefield.org.

A copy of The Field's latest annual report may be obtained, upon request, from The Field or from the Office of the Attorney General, Charities Bureau, 120 Broadway, New York, NY 1027

Ciao a tutti!


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