Andrea Cioffi's APARTMENT 2B (APPARTAMENTO 2B) Wins 2022 Mario Fratti Award

In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY has announced Andrea Cioffi’s enjoy Apartment 2B (Appartamento 2B) as the 2022 Mario Fratti Award winner. The award ceremony will get area Might 4th 2022 at 6PM at the Italian Cultural Institute in NY (686 Park Avenue, NY). A looking through of a scene from the translation built by Caterina Nonis, will be offered jointly with a scene from the Mario Fratti Award winners 2020 and 2021. The whole examining of the perform in translation directed by Tess Howsam will consider location all through In Scena! Italian Theater Pageant NY 2022.

Named for the legendary Broadway playwright, the Mario Fratti Award has been awarded each individual calendar year given that 2014 to a never created prior to Italian perform picked out by a unique jury each 12 months, amongst the lots of performs collected as a result of a submission procedure. The winner receives a translation of their perform into English, a studying of these translation, the publication beneath the MFA theater selection and a Kairos Italy Theater creation on a afterwards day.

The Mario Fratti Award 2022 jury, comprised of honorary President, Kiara Pipino (Director and Affiliate professor of theater, SUNY Oneonta), Gianluca Barbadori (Director and Educator), Ettore Farrattini Pojani, (BroadwayWorld Italy), Bruna Biadotti (Actress and Director of La Scena delle Donne, 2020 In Scena! artist) and Marco De Simone (playwright, 2020 In Scena! artist), declared Andrea Cioffi’s participate in Condominium 2B the winner for the next factors: “Disruptive, coherent and well balanced text. Lively dramaturgical dynamics and nicely-described figures. An incisive and partaking composing, which gives voice to the anxieties of modern 30-12 months-olds, skilfully mixing irony and depth of information.”

In Apartment 2B lives Aimo, a 30-yr-outdated like many many others: precarious do the job, rented condominium, unpaid charges and a disturbing eyesight with human characteristics but monstrous proportions, that maintain showing up about him, products in hand, suggesting the way to go: suicide. His only contact with the exterior is a shower of voice messages haunting him with deadlines and obligations. Nothing at all seems to distract him from his languishing, until the apartment door opens, letting new people, stricken by his possess mania, enter the studio and his daily life. Will our modern day Hamlet be equipped to facial area his ghosts?

Andrea Cioffi was born in Naples in 1990. Graduated from the Performing School of the Teatro Stabile in Genoa, he has worked with many directors, like Fillippo Dini, Roberto Andò, Marco Tullio Giordana, Luca De Filippo and Carlo Sciaccaluga. He studied directing and dramaturgy with Valerio Binasco, Fausto Paravidino, Eimuntas Nekrosius and at the Paolo Grassi Civic Faculty. With his individual theater corporation Cercamondo, as a playwright, he received the Nuove Sensibilité 2. award, the Fersen Prize for Dramaturgy, the Portraits on Phase phone and is semi-finalist at the State of affairs 2021 Award.

The jury assigned the next and 3rd area to Il meglio deve ancora venire by Virginia Risso and La strategia dell’opossum by Marco di Stefano.

Each individual 12 months In Scena! presents a survey of the best Italian theater from Italy, in New York City. The pageant options total productions that have already toured in Italy as very well as readings of Italian performs in translation, lectures and exchanges concerning Italian and Global Artists. The target is to promote better recognition of Italian theater and Italian artists among the New York theatergoers, and to make a bridge amongst the inventive scenes in Italy and New York. All displays will be introduced in Italian with English supertitles, unless of course usually pointed out. For extra data be sure to check out www.inscenany.com.


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