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Seven is a theatrical work conceived by Carol Mack with the support of Vital Voices Global Partnership, and written by award-winning playwrights Paula Cizmar, Catherine Filloux, Gail Kriegel, Carol K. Mack, Ruth Margraff, Anna Deavere Smith and Susan Yankowitz. It is a documentary play originating from the collaboration between the seven playwrights and seven women activists from all over the world who tell their stories of struggle against enormous obstacles to bring about real changes in the lives of women.

It makes its Italian debut at the Teatro della Pergola in Florence on November 29th, during the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence. NYU students and students from the Stanza dell’Attore acting school will read parts in English and in Italian, and will be joined by American actor André Holland, who has been seen most recently in 2017 Best Picture Oscar-winner Moonlight, Selma, and numerous American television productions, and Cindy Dyer, Vice President for Human Rights at the Vital Voices Global Partnership. 
The performance is produced by New York University Florence under the direction of Jacob Olesen.

Part of the Festival of Rights by Comune di Firenze.

NYU Florence EDI Committee: Maurice Bensmihen, Michael Davidoff, Lilly Gabay, Marly Lake, Paola Martinez Parente Beristain, Syanne Rios, Papa Yaw B Sencherey, Karen Wang

 
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