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Italian Playwrights Project Reading of Event Horizon by Elisa Casseri



Italian Playwrights Project Reading of Event Horizon by Elisa Casseri

Join us for an evening celebrating the publication of the second edition of the Segal Center’s IPP Italian Playwrights Project with a reading of Event Horizon by Elisa Casseri. The Segal Center collaborated again with Valeria Orani and Umanism NY ( to publish a volume with some of the innovative and engaging playwrights from Italy. The anthology includes Elisa Casseri’s Event Horizon (translated by Adriana Rossetto), Armando Pirozzi’s A
Notebook for Winter (translated by Adriana Rossetto), Giuliana Musso’s My Hero (translated by Patricia Gaborik), and Fabrizio Sinisi’s The Great Walk (translated by Thomas Simpson).
The reading, organized in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute of New York. will be followed by a conversation with the curators of the Project - Valeria Orani and Frank Hentschker (editor of the book and director of the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center), playwright Elisa Casseri and Italian theatre critic Graziano Graziani, jury member of Premio Riccione Per il Teatro.

The Italian Playwrights Project plays an important role in introducing contemporary writing from Italy to the US. Other participants of IPP include Lucia Calamaro, Daria Deflorian & Antonio Tagliarini, Stefano Massini, Marco Martinelli & Ermanna Montanari, Giuliana Musso, Fausto Paravidino, Armando Pirozzi and Michele Santeramo.

FREE + Open to public. First come, first seated


Date: Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Time: From 6:30 pm To 8:30 pm

Organized by : Italian Playwrights Project

In collaboration with : ICI

Entrance : Free


Segal Theatre - 365 5th Ave, New York, NY 10016