Cultural Improvisations: Luigi Riccoboni and the Nouveau Théâtre ItalienMcMahan, Matthew.
Abstract: In this dissertation, I study the expression of improvised national identities that emerged through the collision of diverse forms. The work explores how an eighteenth-century commedia dell'arte troupe led by Luigi Riccoboni, who were invited to establish a theatre in France, wanted to reform the reputation of Italian actors abroad but found they had to adapt and relinquish to the tastes... read more
- Tufts University. Department of Drama and Dance.
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