AdA - Author Directing Author

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AdA - Author Directing Author Two internationally acclaimed director-playwrights, Neil LaBute and Marco Calvani, explore different styles of contemporary Italian and American dramaturgy. Each wrote a short act play about "Family", and then directed the other's piece. This extraordinary project was developed during a residency at La MaMa Umbria and debuted at the Spoleto Festival in summer 2012. "Lovely Head" by Neil LaBute directed by Marco Calvani The story of a love affair centered on the obsession of a man for a girl. But why? "Things of This World" by Marco Calvani directed by Neil LaBute A mature woman and her hen-pecked butler are preparing the ritual of a supper for Wednesday's guests. Amidst commands, regrets, small cruelties and a lack of tenderness, their relationship frays, revealing the shreds of their lives.

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