LA DOLCE VITA EN EXIL, IO PARTO PER L'AMERICA
Written, Directed, Performed by Tina Mancini
CASA ITALIA , MONTREAL, January 2020 !
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“La Dolce Vita en Exil, Io Parto Per L’America” is a musical celebrating the Italian immigrant’s journey to Canada.
Maria Giannina Valicetta is an Italian woman who dreams of adventure. In 1956, she leaves her homeland, Sorrento, Italy, in hopes of finding a better life in Canada.
Throughout the piece, we witness Maria Giannina’s departure, life on the ship, and the transition to her new life in Canada.
through popular Italian and Neapolitan songs, and interactions with key characters she meets, this is a celebration of immigrants, women, and the timeless and universal story of tradition, hope, love and nostalgia.