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Staging Scenes from the Operas of Mozart

by William Ferrara & Martha Ferrara

In Staging Scenes from the Operas of Mozart: A Guide for Teachers and Singers, opera director William Ferrara offers the perfect resource for the dramatic preparation of opera scenes for directors and student...

Labyrinth 2

by Jim McGhee

Labyrinth 2 provides a taxonomy of the plays Don Nigro has written over the past ten years. For those interested in producing Nigro’s work, this book provides a summary of the action of each script, characters...


by Robert M. Boland & Paul M. Argentini

Musicals! is an illustrated sourcebook for total theatre training, emphasizing the director's role in the three main building blocks for mounting a performance: preparation, production, and performance. Boland...

Tennessee Williams, T-shirt Modernism and the Refashionings of Theater

by S. E. Gontarski

Writing the notes for the exhibition catalogue, Becoming Tennessee Williams, a centenary exhibit at the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center at the University of Texas (1 February–31 July 2011), Professor...

Drafts by Mum

by Rosario Stefanelli


Linda and Alfredo are two brothers. They pursue their mother, who is not very present because of her work, in different ways. The two evoke her, amid imaginations and rages, illusions and fury, hypocrisy...

Dramatism and Musical Theater

by Kimberly Eckel Beasley & James P. Beasley

Dramatism and Musical Theater: Experiments in Rhetorical Performance is an innovative workbook for both students and teachers in advanced communication performance. Meeting at the nexus of English composition,...


by Rosario Stefanelli

THEATRE. Luana ran away to the tree to escape the adult world. When her father dies, gripped by a sense of guilt for not having been there for him, even though he induced her to be a coward, she decides to face...

L o w r a t e b a s t a r d

by Rosario Stefanelli


Low rates stimulate leverage.Mike, a banker struck by lightning on his way to Central Park, is convinced that they could also stimulate the stupidity of many entrepreneurs.  That's why he decides...

Memories stink

by Rosario Stefanelli


Abel tries to win back his loved ones by annihilating the past. The illusion of making up for lost time and the stubbornness of an impossible goal will push him to raise the stakes beyond all limits....

F o r g i v e n e s s  i s  l i k e  a  t r a n s p l a n t

by Rosario Stefanelli

Theatre. Drama in three acts. Six characters



JOSH, son-in-law of Anselmo

TINA, daughter of Anselmo



BENJAMIN, son of Tina and Josh

'Room in a therapeutic centre for psychological...

Mr Skill

by Rosario Stefanelli

Theatre. MisterAbilia 

'ANASTASIO He is the sun. As long as he is there, everyone can retreat into his own individuality and flow undisturbed with his fantasies. It needs to eclipse so that you can embrace and...

T h e g u n c u m l a u d e

by Rosario Stefanelli


Matteo Giuseppe, a lifelong student and model young man, returns home after his umpteenth university exam. In front of his anxious parents, he places a pistol on the dining room table.

I will kill the pain

by Rosario Stefanelli

Theatre. For Adelchi, pain is a business, for Charlie it represents his roots, for Cecilia it is a cage from which to escape as soon as possible, for Giorgio it is a necessary consolation to keep going for hours...

T h e r a i n b o w o n t h e a l t a r

by Rosario Stefanelli

Theatre. Welcoming is embodied in the host's ability to offer opportunities. Where there is closure and fear, a slow, patient and understanding listening process is needed

RENATO Your life, dear Don, cannot be...

The Guardian of Degrees

by Rosario Stefanelli



WILLIAM, Lighthouse keeper

GLANDER, Bishop, former Schutzstaffel


DON VALERIO, Entrepreneur thirsty for profitable business

RAMONA, Don Valerio's carer

MIKE, Don Valerio's priest son

ASIM, mutilated...

T h e ' O u t s i d e r s ’

by Rosario Stefanelli

Theatre. The 'Outsiders' have fire inside. Only if they embrace a high and noble sense will they have the ardour to spit it out.

T h e  N o b l e  B e t r a y a l o f a  B a r b a r i a n  J u m p

by Rosario Stefanelli


Vin, a dancer accused of high treason by his homeland, for having repaired to other territories, is kidnapped and taken to a disused train carriage. The kidnapper is a former dancer, who one day had...

A dream doesn't have these hands, its heart doesn't beat as fast and it doesn't even have that desperation that makes you jump from thirty feet

by Rosario Stefanelli

Theater. 'A dream doesn't have these hands, its heart doesn't beat as fast, and it doesn't even have that desperation that makes you jump from a hundred feet.'

If he hands you a gun, don't turn his stupidity into an act of supremacy

by Rosario Stefanelli

Theater. Dedicated to all women victims of a permanent genocide

Crumbs of Glory on three thousand kites

by Rosario Stefanelli

Theater. Any choice, from the family man to the priest, from the fundamentalist artist to the single woman for life, acquires value if it is carried out in a noble way. Otherwise one drowns in misery, despite...