Note: Because of Covid-19 precautions we must postpone our shows.
Here are some of our virtual events and future live events.
We offer ONLINE COMMEDIA DELL'ARTE AND RENAISSANCE MUSIC WORKSHOPS AND DEMONSTRATIONS for schools, universities and cultural organizations! Watch an example we recently did for the Mary Baker Eddy Library:
We go LIVE Every Wednesday 12:00 pm E.T. - 18:00 Italy time - on Pazzi Lazzi Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/PazziLazzi
Pazzi Lazzi co-founders Chiara Durazzini and Emanuele Capoano will converse about LA COMMEDIA IN QUARANTENA, how are Commedia dell'Arte and theater companies coping with social distancing and not being able to rehearse in person and perform for a live audience. We will have guests from all over the world!
Sunday October 4th at 5:00 PM E.T. FAVOLE AL... VIDEOCHAT! 100 YEARS OF GIANNI RODARI - Zoom Event - We are celebrating the 100th anniversary of the beloved children author’s birth with dramatized readings of ten of his Favole al Telefono. All ages welcome!Readings by the actors of All’italiana – Boston Italian Theatre Company directed by Eleonora Francesca Cordovani
Drawings by Tommaso Bartalesi
Introduction by Nicola Orichuia, I AM Books
Saturday June 21st, 7:00 PM Outdoor theater show PINOCCHIO - A COMMEDIA ADVENTURE in collaboration with the Newton Theatre Company With hand-made masks by Behind the Mask Studio - The Hyde Bandstand, Hyde community center Newton Highlands, MA 02461 - Bring your picnic and blankets, FREE! CANCELLED
Thursday March 26, 2020 at 7:30 PM Show LA GIARA (THE OIL JAR) A One Act Play with live Southern Italian Folk Music by Luigi Pirandello produced by ImproNati. In Italian with English surtitles. Northeastern University, Ballroom at Curry Student Center. Free and open to the general public but registration required. POSTPONED to a future date TBA.
Monday April 6, 2020 at 8:00 PM Original Show ISABELLA UNMASKED - THE LEGACY OF AN ITALIAN RENAISSANCE WOMAN - One Actress, Ten Characters. One Musician, Ten Instruments. Written by Chiara Durazzini and Walter Valeri. Featuring Chiara Durazzini and Dan Meyers. Directed by Marco Zanelli. In English. Granoff Music Center, 20 Talbot Ave. Medford MA. Sponsored by Tufts University. Free and open to the public. POSTPONED to a future date TBA.
Saturday May 2nd, 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM and Sunday May 3rd 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM MASKS IN MOTION - Commedia dell'Arte Workshop Open to All Dedicate weekend to discover the roots of theater and take a fascinating journey into the origins of comedy with this practical workshop. Have fun learning about the famous stock Commedia characters and learn how to act and improvise with a mask. Students are required to attend both days. No previous experience necessary. Age 14+ POSTPONED to a future date TBA.