Casanova

Casanova UMass alumna Connie Congdon Directed by Brianna Sloane April 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27 The Rand Theater The University of Massachusetts-Amherst Department of Theater is fortunate to count renowned playwright Constance Congdon among its alumnae. We are pleased to end our celebrating of women playwrights with one of her favorite works, Casanova. This play nimbly examines the story of the famous Italian seducer and across time and space, weaving memory with fantasy and prompting intriguing questions about the nature of love and remembrance. Sensual and rich, elements that include touches of Restoration comedy, hints of Commedia dell'Arte and allusions to the lavish and bawdy European capitals of the 18th century come together to create a delightful and insightful whole. Due to adult language and content, this show is not appropriate for children and young teens.

Program Type: 

Impact Area: 

Program Participation: 

Open to the public. The community can choose to participate.

Program Start (and End Dates): 

April 18, 2013 to April 27, 2013

Partner(s): 

United States

Program Contact: 

Anna-Maria Goossens

Contact Email: 

UNIT: Colleges, Schools, Departments, Centers, and Institutes: 

College of Humanities and Fine Arts/Theater

Student Involvement: 

No

This Project Receives External Funding: 

No

Assessment Mechanism: 

No