Cultural Improvisations: Luigi Riccoboni and the Nouveau Théâtre Italien

McMahan, 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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