Director Jenna Ware’s adaptation (a world premiere) of Carlo Goldoni’s inspired zaniness puts a delightfully distinctive spin on a classic of clowning.
The Servant of Two Masters
Leaving aside the doctrinal issue of how much of a commedia dell’arte evening should be improvised and how much should be scripted, the Yale Repertory Theatre production, in terms of performance and design, sets a high standard.
The Broadway run of The National Theatre’s production of One Man, Two Guvnors, based on The Servant of Two Masters by Carlo Goldoni, has been nominated for 7 Tony Awards. Here is Fuse Critic Ian Thal’s review of the National Theatre Live broadcast of the British production, first posted in September, 2011.