Dario Fo

Dario Fo

Biography Dario Fo (1926)

Italian satirist, playwright, theater director, actor and composer

Was born on 24 mar 1926.
Origin country Italy
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He received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1997 and in 2007 he was ranked Joint Seventh with Stephen Hawking in The Telegraph's list of 100 greatest living geniuses. His dramatic work employs comedic methods of the ancient Italian commedia dell'arte, a theatrical style popular with the proletarian classes. He currently owns and operates a theatre company with his wife, the leading actress Franca Rame.

Works:

Mama's Marijuana is the Best (1976)
All House, Bed, and Church (1977)
The Tale of a Tiger (1978)
Trumpets and Raspberries (1981)
The Open Couple (1983)
Elizabeth: Almost by Chance a Woman (1984)
One was Nude and One wore Tails (1985)
Abducting Diana (1986) - Adapted to English in 1996 by Stephen Stenning
The Tricks of the Trade (Manuale minimo dell'attore) [1987] (1991) [1]
The Zeedonk and the Shoe (1988)
The Pope and the Witch (1989)
A Woman Alone (1991)
Johan Padan and the Discovery of the Americas (1992)
The Devil with Boobs (1997)
The First Miracle of the Infant Jesus
Orgasmo Adulto Escapes from the Zoo
About Face
The Virtuous Burglar
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