TRANSLATIONS

 
It’s all elegantly effective, and Brentan, doing double duty as the play’s lead and translator, deserves extra credit for conveying both Bignami’s message and his poetry.
— Theaterscene.net on "The Journey I Never Made" (2017)
 

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The Journey I never Made (Il Viaggio che non ho fatto)

by Paolo Bignami

 
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THE LAND OF SWOLLEN FACES (Il Paese delle facce gonfie)

by Paolo Bignami

 

 

 
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HOMICIDE HOUSE

by Emanuele Aldrovandi

  • Commissioned by the author
  • Performed as part of In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY 2017

 

 
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BUTTERFLIES (Farfalle)

by Emanuele Aldrovandi

 
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REFRIGERATORS (I FRIGORIFERI)

by Mario Fratti

  • Commissioned by the author (author of Tony Award-winning Nine)
  • Published in The Journal of Italian American Translation, Vol XI (Spring 2016)
 
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MATER FAMILIAS

by Pier Lorenzo Pisano

  • Commissioned by In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY as winner of the Mario Fratti playwriting award 2015
  • Performed at the Italian Cultural Institute of New York (2015)
  • Published in English by KIT - Streetlib (2018)
 
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DEALERS OF SOULS (VENDITORI DI ANIME)

by Alberto Bassetti

  • Commissioned by the author for Kairos Italy Theater
  • Produced at Theater for the New City, New York (2014)
 

LUCIfER EFFECT (EFFETTO LUCIFERO)

by Oyes Company, based on the Stanford Prison Experiment by Dr. Zimbardo

  • Commissioned by the authors
  • Performed in Corleone, Italy (2015)
 

VIA DEI CAPOCCI

by Carlotta Corradi

 

MORNINGS AT TEN TO FOUR (LE MATTINE DIECI ALLE QUATTRO)

by Luca de Bei

  • Commissioned by In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY
  • Performed at the Italian Cultural Institute of New York (2013)
 

ALARMS! (ALLARMI!)

SORRY WE DIDN'T DIE AT SEA (SCUSATE SE NON SIAMO MORti IN MARE)

ISABEL GREEN

by Emanuele Aldrovandi

  • All commissioned by the author