Terra matta in Sydney: 17-19 Dec 2015

UnknownAlready a best-selling book published by Einaudi and an acclaimed film with script by Chiara Ottaviano and the director Costanza Quatriglio, Terra matta, the autobiography of a Sicilian autodidact, Vincenzo Rabito, will be presented in a version for the stage by Vincenzo Pirrotta and the Teatro Stabile di Catania at the Italian Forum Cultural Centre, 23 Norton Street, Leichhardt, NSW, on 17-19 December 2015 (times and booking here). The extraordinary story of Terra matta is the topic of a special issue of the Journal of Modern Italian Studies. Vincenzo Rabito’s youngest son, Giovanni, has described its origins and compared it with the second, unpublished, version of his life that his father also spent his retirement writing.

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