Franca Rame autrice e attrice comica

Translated title of the contribution: [Autom. eng. transl.] Franca Rame author and comic actress

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[Autom. eng. transl.] The artistic strategy of Fo and Rame that makes theater the instrument of a cultural, civil and political project, makes use above all of comedy. The importance of comedy does not involve the expulsion of the tragedy. The poetics of the couple suppose in fact that the two components coexist in the objective of reawakening the understanding of the tragic components of facts through laughter. To arouse laughter the two actors use farce, satire, the grotesque, the absurd, the obscene. In the texts that describe the female condition, laughter is sought in complicity with the public
Translated title of the contribution[Autom. eng. transl.] Franca Rame author and comic actress
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)243-259
Number of pages17
Publication statusPublished - 2010


  • comic
  • comicità
  • contermporary Italian theatre
  • dario fo and franca rame
  • dario fo e franca rame
  • teatro italiano contemporaneo


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