Vittorio Franceschi
TEXTS

 
Dead weight  (A corpo morto) 2008
Images of the italian edition (2009/10)

Text winner of the Critics Award (Premio della Critica) 2009.

Characters
A young guy (about eighteen). A wife (of mature age but not old). A father (about fifty). A daughter (about thirty). A bum with a plastic bag (age undefinable). The Chorus (composed of the same five characters).

The italian edition, performed by Vittorio Franceschi, directed by Marco Sciaccaluga
and produced by Teatro Stabile di Genova, has been translated in english by Marla Moffa. Look inside for story and text.
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Daphne's smile  (Il sorriso di Daphne) 2002
Images of the italian edition (2005)

Text winner of the UBU Prize 2006; the ETI - Olimpico Prize (Vicenza, 2006) and the Enrico Maria Salerno Prize (Rome 2004).

3 characters: Giovanni, called Vanni, about 60 years old. Rosa, his sister, a few years younger. Sibilla, twenty-six years old.

The italian edition, performed by Vittorio Franceschi, Laura Curino and Laura Gambarin, directed by Alessandro D'Alatri and produced by Nuova Scena / Arena del Sole, Bologna, has been translated in english by Marla Moffa. Look inside for story and text.
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Mate in three  (Scacco pazzo) 1989

Text winner of the I.D.I Prize (Italian Drama Institute) 1990. 

3 characters: Antonio, about 40 years - Valerio, a few years older - Marianna, about 30 years. The set: the living room of a middle-class apartment.

“Mate in three” has been translated in english by Christopher Cruise, in german by Petra Fröhmcke, in french by Huguette Hatem and Marguerite Pozzoli, in spanish (castillan) by Xavier Serra Estellés and Antonio Tordera Sàez, in russian by Tamara Skuj and in polish by Maria Olszañska. Look inside for editions, story and text.
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Jack the reaper  (Jack lo sventratore) 1992

Characters

JACK'S FRIEND - a man in his forties
JACK'S MOTHER

A somewhat scruffy crew of a small, private TV program, composed of:

The JOURNALIST (Bianca) - beautiful, somewhat intellectual, in her thirties
The DIRECTOR (Elio) - in his forties
The CAMERA-MAN (Lallo) - in his fifties
The ELECTRICIAN (Alberto) - who does not speak
The SOUND TECHNICIAN (Gigi) - who does not speak

Additionally:

CAROLINA - a very cute young actress

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