50th Anniversary Celebration of the Pirandello Society of America and its Founder, Marta Abba

Readings of letters and Pirandello’s one act “The Other Son”
Post-performance panel discussion with, among others:
Pietro Frassica, Princeton University
Jane House, Artistic Director, Jane House Productions
Benito Ortolani, emeritus, City University of New York
Janice Capuana, dramaturg and doctoral student in theatre

The evening is cosponsored by

the Center for the Study of Women and Society,

The Graduate Center,

The City University of New York

and Jane House Productions

May 13, 2009

Elebash Recital Hall
CUNY Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue (at 34th Street)

New York, NY
6PM: admission is free; open to the public

Pirandello and His Influence

February, 2009

Pirandello and His Influence on Playwrights All Over the World

The Doctor’s Duty (Il dovere del medico) by Luigi Pirandello – Director, Valentina Fratti

Bait by Mario Fratti –  with Lupita Ferrer and Julia Paulson, Director, William Paulson

February 25, 2009

Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò

24 West 12th St.

New York, New York 10010

6PM: admission is free; open to the  public

Pirandello Society Panels at the MLA in Philadelphia – December 2009

Theatrical Perspectives: Pirandello, Il grot­tesco, and Beyond


Annachiara Mariani – Univ. of Tennessee

Michael Subialka – Univ. of Chicago

Samantha Costanzo – Rutgers Univ.

Presiding: Jana O’Keefe Bazzoni, Baruch College

The Sicilian Pirandello in Narrative and Theater

Ernesto Livorni, Univ. of Wisconsin – Madison

Nadine M. Y. Wassef, Univ. of California, San Diego

Janice Capuana, CUNY Graduate Center

Presiding: Janice Capuana