Playwright Fabio Banfo Will Be Awarded 2024 Mario Fratti Award by In Scena! Italian Theater Festival

Apr 08, 2024 1782

BY: Stephi Wild

In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY will present their annual Mario Fratti Award to playwright Fabio Banfo for his play El Desaparecido. The award will be presented to Mr. Banfo as part of the Closing Night Ceremony for the In Scene! Italian Theater Festival NY 2024 on Monday, May 13 at 6:30pm at Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimo’ at NYU (24 West 12th Street New York, NY 10011). A reading of his play, translated by Carlotta Brentan and directed by Laura Caparrotti, will be presented as part of the ceremony. 

The winner of the Mario Fratti Award receives an English translation and reading of their play the day of the award ceremony, publication of their play, and the possibility of a future off-off Broadway production.

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