Eduardo DeFilippo’s Souls of Naples (Questi fantasmi) – Performance

Questi fantasmi

Production, starring John Turturro, directed by Roman Paska, produced by

Theatre for a New Audience, April 2-May 8, 2005, Duke Theatre

Souls of Naples April 2 – May 8, 2005

The sensational John Turturro stars as Pasquale Lojacono, in the American Premiere of a new translation of Souls of Naples, a modern, 1940’s classic by Eduardo De Filippo. The play is a bitter sweet comedy about marriage and De Filippo’s deep look into the souls of people in post World War II Naples. It features elements of puppetry, mask, and the absurd, all part of the bold vision of director Roman PaskaMichael Feingold translates Souls of Naples from the Italian original Questi Fantasmi!

Student group rate tickets for full-time students – $20 a ticket-67% off regular ticket prices.

Eduardo DeFilippo’s Souls of Naples (Questi fantasmi) – Panel Discussion

Eduardo DeFilippo’s Souls of Naples (Questi fantasmi)

Panel Discussion, moderated by Mimi D’Aponte, featuring actor John Turturro & translator Michael Feingold

March 17, 2005, 6:30 p.m.

Italian Cultural Institute, 686 Park Avenue New York, NY

RSVP 212 879 4242, Ext 370

Symposia: On April 30 and May 7

Mimi D’Aponte, Professor Emerita of Theatre at Baruch College and CUNY Graduate Center, will moderate a symposium about Souls of Naples.  These conversations will include John Turturro and Roman Paska.   The symposia are free of charge.

If you have any questions regarding the production or would like to arrange tickets, please phone (212) 229-2819 ext. 15 or email