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Tue, Nov 02


Pirandello Institute

Il Giorno dei Morti con Totò

Come join us as we celebrate Il Giorno dei Morti with a poem by Antonio de Curtis, more commonly known by his stage name, Totò.

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Il Giorno dei Morti con Totò
Il Giorno dei Morti con Totò

Time & Location

Nov 02, 2021, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Pirandello Institute, 9 Monell Ave, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603, USA

About the Event

Antonio de Curtis' poem 'A Livella has been described as a masterpiece of Neapolitan literature. In it, the annual commemoration of The Day of the Dead is used to address the theme of death, profoundly (and humorously) noting how in death, people of all classes become "level."

We will learn about Italy’s centuries-old tradition of taking November 2nd to remember the dead and take a closer look at  the life of Prince Antonio Focas Flavio Angelo Ducas Comneno De Curtis di Bisanzio Gagliardi (aka Antonio de Curtis, aka Totò) as an Italian comedian, cinema and theatre actor, writer, singer and songwriter.

Due to COVID restrictions, we are limiting attendance to 15 people with proof of vaccination.

Suggested donation $5

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