Past Shows

Arlecchino & La Principessa (The Lovers)

Arlecchino has been fired by his master (padrone) Pantalone. La Principessa Fiorella has escaped from the evil clutches of her uncle, Tartaglia. She is on the run and on a mission! With Arlecchino in tow, La Principessa needs to find a husband before Tartaglia catches her and forces her to marry the narcissistic, Capitano Massdestruction. As they flee through Italy, and search for love in all the right places… they can’t help but be seduced by the sights and sounds of Venice, Florence and Verona! Will they find romance…or just some really good pasta?

More information:

  • Suitable for Primary and Secondary students
  • Interactive and hilarious fun
  • The performance is in English with some Italian
  • See commedia masks, lazzi and stock characters in action
  • Culturally relevant for students of Italian
  • Drama students can analyse theatrical conventions, playmaking techniques and stagecraft elements
  • Also great for Art, History, English, Cultural Days and Festivals
  • All bookings include a comprehensive resource kit


“Interactive, fun and Italian language specific and I was aching with laughter afterwards”

 – National Gallery Victoria

“I just wanted to say thanks so much for your work yesterday. Not only did our students love your performance but so did our teachers – they were raving on about how funny and enjoyable it was to have such a good incursion in the last week of term.”

– Salvatore La Fauci, LOTE Faculty Leader, Mount Lilydale Mercy College