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Event Details

Mon, June 27, 2016

21:00 – 22:00

Via Bolognese, 120
50139 Firenze, Italia

In case of rain the event will be rescheduled for June 28. Please check this website for notices. Guests who have RSVP'd will be notified.

NYU Tisch School of the Arts’ Commedia dell’Arte students perform an adaptation of Molière’s The Miser, about a pair of matriarchs and patriarchs each lusting after the lovers of their own daughters. This is a battle between age and youth, love and money, with all the Commedia characters thrown into the fray. A rollicking joy ride of song, dance, and buffoonery.

The show was replicated in NY, at NYU’s Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimò on September 21, 2016.

The Miser's Daughter

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NYU Commedia dell'Arte


For sixteen years, Jim Calder has brought undergraduate students to NYU’s Florence campus to study Commedia dell’Arte. The Commedia dell’Arte workshop at La Pietra is an exciting and rigorous program that teaches drama students, through the vehicle of the Commedia stock characters, what it feels like to believe in something, to want something, and to go after it. Students take an array of classes with Jim and Master Teacher Jacob Olesen, as well as other renowned faculty members that visit Florence each summer: prop construction with Joan Harmon, Grotowski training with Andre Baer, and more.