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Natasha Lardera

Natasha Lardera is a writer, translator and journalist from Milan who is based in New York. She specializes in translations for the theater and has collaborated on several shows including Accattone in Jazz, a play with Italian celebrity Valerio Mastandrea, based on Pasolini's film Accattone, which was performed at Lincoln Center.

Crossing Barriers, Bridging Cultures

Seven years ago, it began: with three shows, three staged readings, five boroughs, loads of talent, and even a pinch of insanity, In Scena!, a festival of contemporary theater imported directly from Italy to NYC, was born. This year's festival (April 29–May 13) boasts twelve full productions, two theatrical readings of Italian plays in translation, a prestigious award that will be presented to an up and coming playwright, and the return of an inspiring poetry workshop.

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The Brooklyn Rail

JUNE 2020

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