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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

Playtext

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

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Summary
...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 Maraturano...

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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Summary
...Unhappy wife Marta needs to take a drastic step if she wants to escape her jealous husband. To that end, she and her lover recruit the help of a seedy magician, who chooses Marta as his volunteer for the ‘disappearing person’ trick in his...

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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Summary
...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...

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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Summary
...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...

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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Summary
...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 Maraturano...

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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Summary
...Desperate to survive during the Second World War, Matriarch Amalia directs her family’s activities in the Italian black market, despite the disapproval of her husband, Gennaro. When Gennaro returns from his time...