Documentary. Orlando Innamorato: A Journey in Epic Theater

Orlando Innamorato: un cammino epico-teatrale dalla Rocca dei Boiardo…a Central Park ed ai castelli della Puglia. New York: Teatromania, 2006. 

In Italian with English subtitles.

Interviews and scenes: 

0:49 – 7:58 Orlando Innamorato in commedia (performed in Scandiano [RE] in the Rocca dei Boiardo, July 20-22, 2000). 

7:58 – 14:14 Il giardino di Falerina (performed in Scandiano [RE] and in Vico del Gargano [FG], July 19, 20, 21, 27, and 28, 2001).

14:15 – 16:10 Orlando in Love (performed in New York City, at the Medieval Festival at Fort Tryon Park, September 21, 2003).

All three plays were based on episodes from Boiardo’s Orlando Innamorato. The first two were rendered into comedies by Jo Ann Cavallo, adapted by Paolo Tartamella, and performed in the context of the Columbia University Summer Program in Scandiano, with the collaboration of the Compagnia Teatro Nuovo of Scandiano and the Teatro Pubblico Pugliese, under the direction of Vittorio Capotorto of Teatromania. The third was adapted and translated by Jo Ann Cavallo and directed by Vittorio Capotorto as a prelude to the full-length comedy that was staged in Central Park, New York City, July 2006.