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Johan Padan and the Discovery of the Americas [2002, Programme Signed by Mario Pirovano]

£24.99

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A scarce programme of the British Premiere 28 May - 8 June 2002 at London Riverside Studios. Written and directed by Dario Fo, translated and performed by Mario Pirovano. With a signed dedication on the inside cover from Mario Provano.

The stapled programme contains the play text, and is illustrated.

Dario Fo is one of the world's most important contemporary playwrights, forging subversive comedy, clowning, unusual linguistic experimentation, and brilliant playwriting into a comedy of complete originality. In a first-person monologue that bends and mutates language and historical fact, Johan Padan and the Discovery of the Americas is a brilliant, vividly imagined retelling of Christopher Columbus's voyage to America. Told by a last-minute conscript assigned to clean the shipboard pig stalls, who goes on to be adopted by a tribe of Indians and help them fight conquistadors, it posits a riotous alternate history in which the dynamics between native and white, male and female, history and comedy are never what they seem.

In very good condition throughout.

Item details

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Signed by Mario Provano
Author(s):
Dario Fo
Condition:
Used: very good
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Dimensions:
30cm x 21cm
Edition:
2002
Event:
Stage Play
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
29
Period:
2000s
Title:
Johan Padan and the Discovery of the Americas
Type:
Programme

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A scarce programme of the British Premiere 28 May - 8 June 2002 at London Riverside Studios. Written and directed by Dario Fo, translated and performed by Mario Pirovano. With a signed dedication on the inside cover from Mario Provano.

The stapled programme contains the play text, and is illustrated.

Dario Fo is one of the world's most important contemporary playwrights, forging subversive comedy, clowning, unusual linguistic experimentation, and brilliant playwriting into a comedy of complete originality. In a first-person monologue that bends and mutates language and historical fact, Johan Padan and the Discovery of the Americas is a brilliant, vividly imagined retelling of Christopher Columbus's voyage to America. Told by a last-minute conscript assigned to clean the shipboard pig stalls, who goes on to be adopted by a tribe of Indians and help them fight conquistadors, it posits a riotous alternate history in which the dynamics between native and white, male and female, history and comedy are never what they seem.

In very good condition throughout.

Added value:
Signed by Mario Provano
Author(s):
Dario Fo
Condition:
Used: very good
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Dimensions:
30cm x 21cm
Edition:
2002
Event:
Stage Play
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
29
Period:
2000s
Title:
Johan Padan and the Discovery of the Americas
Type:
Programme

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