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more on the plays "Roman Nights" and "Tenn & Anna"
more about the feature film project of............ "Roman Nights"

One of the "Best Plays of 2002"!

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"A prayer for the wild at heart kept in cages."

"Una preghiera per i cuori scatenati tenuti nelle gabbie."

-Tennessee Williams

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News and Events Regarding ROMAN NIGHTS
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Tennessee and Anna
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The artist with his muse...sharing a moment at Tennessee's Key West home, Fall 1954

Dining on the via Veneto in the 1950s
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Tennessee watches as Anna and Frank get lost in translation.

The tumultuous and inspired story of the great American playwright Tennessee Williams and his friend and muse, the magnificent Italian actress, Anna Magnani.

from left: Frank Merlo, Anna and Tennessee
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on the via Veneto in Rome circa 1956

TENNESSEE & ANNA...the new 90 minute version of ROMAN NIGHTS...will have its Premiere in Los Angeles in Fall 2011.

"Love has no past tense."
-Roman Nights

New York Off-Broadway Production 2002
London Off-West End Production 2004
Prague Production 2006- still running and touring

Future Productions: Rome, Italy; Croatia & Slovenia (tour); Buones Aires, Argentina; Sydney,Australia and more!

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Anna and Tennessee (1959)
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The Dynamic Duo on the set of "The Fugitive Kind"

"...During That Golden Time, When We Were Such Dear Friends."
Tennessee Williams, reflecting on Anna Magnani, Memoirs -1974
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LECTURES AND SCREENINGS 
The play in its 90 minute form TENNESSEE & ANNA is coming to Los Angeles...
 starring Ovation award-winning actors Karen Kondazian as Magnani
and Morlan Higgins as Williams!
 
Also...Award-winning South American director Oscar Barney Finn will bring ROMAN NIGHTS
to Buenos Aires in 2011! More details to come!
2011 A Celebration of Tennessee Williams Centenary: European Lecture Tour May-July 2011 
Franco D'Alessandro will be in various cities lecturing on Williams, his time in Europe and his relationship with Magnani. 
Rome, Paris/Nancy, Prague, Madrid... more dates to come!
 

circa 1967 (La Lupa)
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Anna embraces Tennessee after a performance. Their faces say it all.

................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................Roman 'Roman Nights" is entering its fifth sold-out year in Prague (CR) and Eastern European tour. Famed Czech actors Simona Stasova and Oldrich Vizner bring audiences to their feet.
***** Five Star Review from Metropolis Magazine
Lidia Vitale set to play Anna Magnani:  The "Roman Nights" film production charts a new direction, with D'Alessandro as a producer... 1/2009  In talks with a new director and a major star for Tennessee Williams.
Stay Tuned for new developments!

Anna and Tennessee (1954)
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Aboard the Andrea Doria heading to New York

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