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Mistero Buffo at Modern Theatre, March 18-26

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When: March 18-26, 2016 Where: Suffolk University’s Modern Theatre – 525 Washington St, Boston, MA The Poets’ Theatre is proud to announce its upcoming production of Nobel Laureate Dario’s Fo comic masterpiece “Mistero Buffo” at Suffolk University’s Modern Theatre from March 18th to 26th, 2016, as part of a festival celebrating Fo’s 90th birthday. The production features acclaimed actors Remo Airaldi, Benjamin Evett, and Debra Wise, and is directed by Bob Scanlan. The new American translation is by Bob Scanlan and Walter Valeri. Dario Fo has often been called the greatest single comic in the world, with discerning critics granting ...

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Mario Pirovano Brings Francis, Dario Fo to Boston Area

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Mario Pirovano runs on an inexhaustable fuel called theater. During a recent tour stop in Boston, the 62-year-old Italian actor was busy setting the stage lights at the Dante Alighieri Society in Cambridge. “How is that? Can you see my eyes? Too much shadow?” With a slight British accent, Pirovano ran around the stage, already practicing the evening’s show: The first-ever U.S. performance of Dario Fo’s “Francis the Holy Jester.” “The expression, it’s important, it’s all in the facial expression.” Pirovano grimaces, smiles, frowns and laughs — all in just a few seconds. They are all faces and masks he ...

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