By Daniela Cavallaro
This e-book explores an incredible second in Italian women’s theatre and cultural background: performs written for all-women casts among 1946 and the mid-1960s, authored for the main half by way of girls and played completely via ladies. simply because they featured purely girl roles, they targeting facets of in particular women’s event, be it their spirituality, their destiny lives as better halves and moms, their current lives as staff or scholars, or their relationships with neighbors, sisters and moms. mostly played in a Catholic atmosphere, they have been intended to either entertain and teach, reflecting the explicit matters that either performers and spectators needed to confront within the years among the top of the battle and the start of the industrial miracle.
Drawing on fabric by no means ahead of researched, Educational Theatre for ladies in Post-World battle II Italy: A degree in their Own recovers the lifestyles and works of forgotten ladies playwrights whereas additionally discussing the function types that academic theatre provided to the younger Italian ladies coming of age within the post-war years.
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15 Because Catholic amateur companies were almost exclusively all male or all female, some plays were adapted from the professional theatre repertoire to accommodate single-sex theatre. In all-male theatre, for example, if mothers or sisters had any roles they would remain offstage; the sons or brothers would report any conversation they may have had with them. As another example, in Shakespeare’s Re Lear (King Lear 1902) adapted by Luigi Scarrone, instead of the original three daughters the protagonist has three male children: Gonerillo, Regano and Cordelio (Pivato 1979b, 6).
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