Lawrence University Theatre to present Goldini’s Il Campiello

The Lawrence University Theatre Arts Department is pleased to announce its presentation of Carlo Goldini’s 18th Century comedy, Il Campiello. The performances will take place on February 19-21 at 8:00 p.m. and February 22nd at 3:00 p.m. All four performances will take place in Cloak Theatre, a black box theatre in the university’s Music-Drama Center (420 E. College Avenue). Tickets are $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for students and seniors, and may be purchased through the Lawrence University Box Office at 920-832-6749.

Set in Venice, Il Campiello, which may be translated as “little square,” tells the story of three young women along with two of their mothers who wish to marry. The play follows a commedia dell’arte form, using primarily stock characters, and was originally an improvised performance based on an outline of action. Lawrence University Conservatory of Music student Ben Klein, originally from Sheboygan, Wisconsin, composed the music for the production.