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Italian Theatre Festival 2019



Italian Theatre Festival 2019

After a sell-out success in 2018, the Italian Theatre Festival returns to The Coronet Theatre to celebrate some of Italy’s most distinguished writers and performers.

The Festival will run on the 7th and 8th of June, taking place in the heart of London, at the Coronet Theatre in Notting Hill.



Friday 07 June - 7PM

Three Italian Short Stories
Performed by
Greta Scacchi, Alessandra Vanzi & Lucy Russell.

Three classic 20th century Italian short stories - Elsa Morante's The Ambitious Ones, Natalia Ginzburg's My Husband, and Fabrizia Ramondino's The Tower - are showcased by Greta Scacchi, Alessandra Vanzi and Lucy Russell.
All of these stories feature in the landmark publication The Penguin Book of Italian Short Stories edited by Jhumpa Lahiri.



Friday 07 June - 9PM

Remember Me
Performed by
Fabrizio Gifuni

In Remember Me: Homage to Hamlet, Fabrizio Gifuni pays tribute to Shakespeare’s Prince of Denmark.
For Gifuni, Shakespeare’s Hamlet is a never ending work in progress, a journey which started with a three-year workshop in the 1990s with Orazio Costa, in whose words ‘you will all bring something of Hamlet with you, throughout your life, and you will always come across characters imbued with this tendency.’



Saturday 08 June - 7PM

Winston vs Churchill
Play by
Carlo G. Gabardini

Directed by
Paola Rota

Performed by
Giuseppe Battison

What makes a man capable of shifting the course of history? Is it bravery, strength or simply circumstances? A portrait of the man and the politician, Giuseppe Battiston explores the larger-than-life persona of Winston Churchill in Carlo G. Gabardini’s play.



Saturday 08 June - 9PM

Odysseus Filó
Performed by
Marco Paolini
Live music by
Saba Anglana (voice) & Lorenzo Monguzzi (guitar and voice)

The character of Ulysses imagined by Marco Paolini is the subject of Odysseus Filò- evolved from Paolini’s recent performances in Nel Tempo degli Dei at Piccolo Teatro di Milano.

Ulysses experienced and suffered much in his twenty years travelling far from home. Towards the end of his life he reflects on insincerity and hidden identity. When he speaks, he enchants...




Data: Da Ven 7 Giu 2019 a Sab 8 Giu 2019

Orario: Dalle 17:00 alle 23:30

Organizzato da : Italian Cultural Institute

Ingresso : A pagamento


The Coronet Theatre