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Milan’s marionette theater comes to Boston

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Marionette theater has thrived in and around the capital of Lombardy for nearly 200 years, in no small part due to the renowned company Carlo Colla & Figli. Now, audiences in Boston will be able to experience this great Italian tradition when the company brings “Sleeping Beauty” to the Paramount Center from Nov. 13 to 17 as part of the Year of Italian Culture in the United States. Led by Eugenio Monti Colla — the latest in a long line of Collas to work in marionette theater — the production filters the fairytale through the Tchaikovsky’s iconic score, which was ...

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