by Luigi Pirandello. The Cambridge University Italian Society announces the tenth edition of its yearly theatre production, once again under the direction of Ludovico Nolfi, head of Ars in Fieri theatre company. This year the diverse cast of forty native and non-native Italian speakers will stage I Giganti della Montagna (The Mountain Giants) by Luigi
“Recounting history in several ways. How I got rid of footnotes without throwing them away.”
Thursday, 20 January 2022 – 5 pm UK, we will have the opportunity to interview Alessandro Vanoli and talk about his career and transition from the academic sphere to the job of communicator.
A historian and writer, he aims to communicate the beauty of history and the importance of diversity through books, theater plays, press, radio, and media to the public.
The interview will be held in Italian and broadcast live on the Cambridge University Italian Society YouTube channel.
In a constant turn of exhilarating and tragic events, Luigi Pirandello (winner of the 1934 Nobel Prize for Literature) leads us to believe a version of the story and its opposite soon after, kindling our inborn desire to know and be involved in the business of others.
Everyone wears a mask. Not a literal one, maybe, but a mask nonetheless: everyone plays a role in the comedy of life. Professor Paolino, the Man, hides an illicit love affair under his respectable demeanor. Mrs Perella, his lover, wears the mask of Virtue but is not really virtuous at all; while her husband, Captain
Our theatre project is starting again! For the third consecutive year the Italian Society, in collaboration with Roman actor and director Ludovico Nolfi, will be staging a play at the end of Lent term, and we are looking for a cast and crew: actors, musicians, sound and lighting technicians, costume and make up artists, on