Two Letters ... And Counting!

Two Letters ... And Counting!

by Tony Nardi

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Two Letters ... And Counting! by Tony Nardi

Although he has won plaudits and awards for work in film, television, and on stage, Tony Nardi's most recent headlines have been earned by his Three Letters, in which he is the only actor who reads letters he has composed and that address a variety of social, cultural, and professional subjects. These Letters are not at all like other dramatic monologues—Spalding Gray's or Joan Didion's The Year of Magical Thinking or Quentin Crisp's The Naked Civil Servant or any other of a very broad genre—because they are not meant to be simply memoirs or epistles. For one thing, they are studded with phrases and sentences in French and Italian rather than being all in English. The Letters also constitute a long, serial J'accuse, where each monologue has been provoked by a distinct experience.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781550716900
Publisher: Guernica Editions, Incorporated
Publication date: 04/30/2013
Series: Essential Drama Series , #34
Edition description: 1st edition
Pages: 300
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

A multi-award winner for his work in film and theatre, Tony Nardi is an actor, writer and director. He has appeared in more than 60 plays ranging from classics such as Julius Caesar to more experimental and collective-driven works like Pericles Prince Of Tyre, Les Guerriers, and La Storia Calvino (Dora Award for Artistic Excellence in 1985). His most recent work is Two Letters—And Counting! which he wrote, performed and produced. Two Letters was presented in Toronto in the fall of 2006 and again in the spring of 2007. And Counting! was presented in Toronto in the spring of 2008. Born in Calabria, Nardi lives in Toronto.

Table of Contents

Thank You 1

Introduction Rocco Galati 3

Letter One 7

Letter Two 101

"… And Counting!" 209

Tony Nardi: Lonely Voice in Canada's Cultural Wilderness Michael Posner 303

Tony Nardi's Rough Theatre Keith Garebian 309

Still Counting! Tony Nardi 319

Afterword Rocco Galati 369

About The Author 381

About Two Letters … And Counting! 383

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