Mare Nostrum Elements in collaboration with In Scena! Italian Theater Festival presents three one acts by the renowned Italian author Mario Fratti. Directed by Kevin Albert. MISSIONARIES - …a young priest defends his love for a young nun while making a major confession.? ACTORS - a loving father keeps a secret from his daughter. DINA AND ALBA - two women who love one another while an old flame reappears. Mario Fratti has been writing for the theater since the '50s and has published over 90 plays. His works have been translated into 20 languages and produced in 600 theatres all over the world. He had a long run on Broadway with his 1982 musical "Nine" (adaptation of his play "Six Passionate Women" - Life of Fellini - film "8 ½") starring Raul Julia. The musical was revived on Broadway in 2003 starring Antonio Banderas. Fratti has won 33 theatre awards in Italy and 11 in New York City.