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Filumena

Translated by

Timberlake Wertenbaker

~playauthor~Written by~ Eduardo De Filippo , Timberlake Wertenbaker ~playauthor~Translated by~ Timberlake Wertenbaker

Methuen Drama, 1998

Modern Plays

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Acts: 3, Roles: Total (13), Female (5), Male (8), Unassigned (0)

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...Filumena is de Filippo’s best-known work and arguably his finest comedy-drama, drenched in Neapolitan atmosphere and full of entanglements at once cynical and romantic. In the heat of late-1940s Naples, Filumena...

Grand Magic

Translated by

Carlo Ardito

~playauthor~Written by~ Eduardo De Filippo , Carlo Ardito ~playauthor~Translated by~ Carlo Ardito

Methuen Drama, 1992

World Classics

Playtext

Acts: 3, Roles: Total (21), Female (9), Male (12), Unassigned (0)

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... act. When her jealous husband realizes that Marta is not reappearing, he demands that the magician return her. In Grand Magic, Eduardo de Filippo, explores questions of faith, obsession, and delusion. This translation was first performed in England at the National Theatre, London, in 1995....

The Syndicate

Translated by

Mike Poulton

~playauthor~Written by~ Eduardo De Filippo , Mike Poulton ~playauthor~Translated by~ Mike Poulton

Methuen Drama, 2011

Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 3, Roles: Total (20), Female (5), Male (15), Unassigned (0)

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...The Syndicate is a dark comedy of pathos and farce by one of Italy's pre-eminent dramatists of the twentieth century, Eduardo de Filippo. Smuggled out of Naples in his youth after stabbing a brutal nightwatchman to death,...

Filumena Marturano

Translated by

Carlo Ardito

~playauthor~Written by~ Eduardo De Filippo , Carlo Ardito ~playauthor~Translated by~ Carlo Ardito

Methuen Drama, 1992

World Classics

Playtext

Acts: 3, Roles: Total (13), Female (5), Male (8), Unassigned (0)

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...Filumena is De Filippo’s best-known work and arguably his finest comedy-drama, drenched in Neapolitan atmosphere and full of entanglements at once cynical and romantic. In the heat of late-1940s Naples, Filumena...

The Local Authority

Translated by

Carlo Ardito

~playauthor~Written by~ Eduardo De Filippo , Carlo Ardito ~playauthor~Translated by~ Carlo Ardito

Methuen Drama, 1992

World Classics

Playtext

Acts: 3, Roles: Total (20), Female (8), Male (12), Unassigned (0)

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...When the court system is corrupt, where can people turn for justice? In a small town in Napoli – the setting for The Local Authority – justice rests in the hands of the local mafia on, Antonio Barracano. But when Antonio...

Napoli Milionaria

Translated by

Peter Tinniswood

~playauthor~Written by~ Eduardo De Filippo , Peter Tinniswood ~playauthor~Translated by~ Peter Tinniswood

Methuen Drama, 1992

World Classics

Playtext

Acts: 3, Roles: Total (22), Female (7), Male (15), Unassigned (0)

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... as a prisoner-of-war, he discovers that his family has descended even deeper into the criminal world. First written in 1945, de Fillippo's play examines the plight of the poor and the moral corruption of the black market. Its first...