Saint Arlecchino

Author: Lynn Berg

Saint Arlecchino

Description: A comic portrayal of religion and the Catholic Church through the wringer of commedia del arte.
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2004
Date Added: 6/29/2011
Content Advisory: Adult situations, language and humor
1 Act, 90 Minutes
6 Females, 11 Males

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Keywords: Anti-War · Brechtian · Carnivals and Circuses · Comedy · Fantasy · Folklore and Legends · Hell · Large Cast Size · Mostly Male Characters · Mythology · Nuns and Priests · Religion and Spirituality · Satire/Parody · Social Issues · Surrealism/Absurdism · War

This play is in the following collections: FringeNYC 2004

Original Production Information

Saint Arlecchino was first presented by Ten Directions, Tribeca Lab and Sessuegarry Productions, as part of the New York International Fringe Festival in 2004 at The Lucille Lortel Theatre, with the following cast and credits:

Demon Ho: Adira Amram
Arlecchino: Lynn Berg
Dottore, God: Jeff Campbell
Sister Betty: Audrey Crabtree
Brighella: Eric Davis
The Boys, Mary: Emily DeCola
Tartaglia, Catherine: Aimee German
Demon Ha: Annette Guarassi
Pantalone: David McCamish
Sithney, Hungry: Angela Muto
Rose, Zita: Morgen Peck
Capitano, Santa, Sick: Chris Rozzi
The Devil: Stuart Rudin
Pietro, Stinky: Patrick Shepard
The Boys, Isidore, Simeon: Eric Wright
Musician and Foley Artist: Al Ramos

Director: Eric Davis
Stage Manager: Melinda McEndarfer
Costume Design: Diane Specioso
Set Design: Eric Davis
Puppet Design: Eric Wright, Kate Brehm
Mask Makers: Matt Chapman, Tony Fuemmler
Music: Silas Hoover
Fight Director: David McCamish
Scenic Artist: Zito
Production Assistants: Terri Ann Glynn, Michael O'Neill, Raja Mansour
Graphic Artist: Kyle Ware