The Italian and American Playwrights Project is a collaborative work which start with the selection in spring 2015 of four prize-winning contemporary Italian plays.

This project would have been impossible without the early involvement and support of key organizations and their staff:
- the Italian Cultural Institute of New York: Giorgio Van Straten, Director, Fabio Troisi, Donatella Baldini and Paolo Barlera, Attaches for Cultural Affairs;
- the entire Umanism team: Tommaso Spinelli and Marco Calvani, Co-Funders; Adriana Rossetto, Artistic Associate; Tiziana Marcuccio and Stefania Clegg Puxeddu.
- The Martin E. Segal Team lead by Frank Hentschker, Director, and Josef LoCicero and Marvin Carlson
- Graziano Graziano and the Media Partnership of Radio3
- The staff and students by American University of Rome
- Marco Ciuti and Teatro Vascello of Roma
-
the APP team of 369gradi Valeria Di Giuliano and Marina Dammacco

We would like to express its enormous gratitude also to the following group for their enthusiastic involvement in this collaborative endeavor:

Italian and American Playwrights Project would like to express its enormous gratitude to the Italian and the American playwrights who consented to take part:



- Lucia Calamaro
- Elisa Casseri
- Mariana Carreño King
- Daria Deflorian and Antonio Tagliarini
- Amy Herzog
- Marco Martinelli and Ermanna Montanari
- Stefano Massini
- Giuliana Musso
- Fausto Paravidino
- Armando Pirozzi
- Michele Santeramo
- Fabrizio Sinisi
- Cori Thomas

The translators:
- Marina Dammacco
- Patricia Gaborik
- Allison Eikerenkoetter
- Jane House
- Valentina Rapetti
- Adriana Rossetto
- Tom Simpson

The directors of stage readings:
- Marco Calvani
- Marco Cavalcoli
- Livia Castiglioni
- Jordan Fein
- John Gould Rubin
- Sarah Huges
- Giorgina Pi
- Marco Quaglia and Stefano Patti
- Paul Takas
- Moshe Yassur


The actors of stage readings:
- Chris Bannow
- Eliza Bent
- Gian Marco Di Lecce
- Will Farrell
- Robert Funaro
- Iris Fusetti
- Beate Hein Bennett
- Silvio Impegnoso
- Christa Kimlicko Jones
- Fortunato Leccese
- Linda  Mancini
- Roberto Manzi
- Pete  McElligott
- Mauro Milone
- Antonio Muro
- Alice Palazzi
- Aurora Peres
- LauraPeterson
- Mallory Prtnoy
- Christine Renee Miller
- Giacomo Rocchini
- Michael Schermi
- Rocco Sisto
- Christine Smith
- Christina Toth
- Nabil Viñas
- Lidia Vitale
- Sidney Williams
- Clint Zugel

Italian and American Playwrights Project like to thanks for the essential assistance provided by:

2015 essential assistance provided by Italy’s primary theatre-award organizations: Premio Hystrio (Claudia Cannella), Premio Riccione (Simone Bruscia), Premio Ubu (Cristina Ventrucci);
2017 American Advisory Board: Keith Josef Adkins (Artistic Director The New Black Fest), Marvin Carlson (Professor at CUNY Graduate Center Public Programs), Anne Cattaneo (dramaturg Lincoln Center Theater), Migdala Cruz (author), Mia Chung (author), Marco Calvani (author/director), Kate Loewald (Artistic Director The Play Company), Bonnie Marranca (Director PAJ Publications), Terry Nemeth (editor Theatre Communications Group)
2017 Italian Advistory Board: Simone Bruscia (Director Riccione Teatro), Roberto Canziani (Theatrical critic “Il Piccolo di Trieste” and Professor at Università degli Studi di Udine), Graziano Graziani (journalist), Stefano Massini (author), Debora Pietrobono (dramatic critic), Giulia Delli Santi (Director of Teatro Pubblico Pugliese)


Italian and American Playwrights Project would like to express its enormous gratitude to our Angels, Donors, and Supporters:

Angels:
- Viviana Broglio
- Carmelo Grassi
- Korper (Napoli)
- Outis (Milano)
- Teatro Elsinor (Florence/Milano)
- Teatro della Tosse in Genova
- Premio Riccione

Donors and friends:
- Patrizia Acerra
- Alejandro Almaguer
- Antonella Aresu
- Giuliano Argenziano
- Daniela Attura
- Tamara Bartolini
- Ottavia Bassetti
- Michele Bevilacqua
- Colleen Boris
- Carlotta Brentan
- Viviana Broglio
- Anna Brotzu
- Roberta Calandra
- Cristiana  Camba
- Francesco Campari
- Laura Caparrotti
- Rosario Capasso
- Maurita Cardone
- Filippo Careddu
- Maiana Carreño King
- Marco Cavalcoli
- Monica Ciarcelluti Jannoun
- Gennaro Cimmino
- Stefania Clementi
- Alice Cocco
- Donatella Codonesu
- Maria Primavera Contu
- Giacomo D'Alelio
- Luigi De Angelis
- Mariagrazia De Luca
- Barbara De Oliveira
- Barbara Della Polla Ferrante
- Elena Di Cioccio
- Sarah Edkins


- Roy Eikerenkoetter
- Angela Errico
- Alessia Esposito
- Alessandro Fabrizi
- Alessandro Facente
- Raffy Galliani
- Amina Garau
- Carlotta Garlanda
- Attilio Gatto
- Marco Gnaccolini
- Joseph Isler
- Olga Ivanenko
- Andrea Lapi
- Georgia Lepore
- Chiara Mambretti
- Tiziana Marcuccio
- Valentina Marini
- Niccolò Matcovich
- Francesca Mazza
- Rossella Menna
- Daniele Monachella
- Stefano Mula
- Monica Mureddu
- Flavia Nordio
- Mario Nuzzo
- Emanuela Pacifico
- Giulia Pancera
- Vita Patrick Morales
- Stefano Patti
- Silvio Podda
- Ylenia Politano
- Luciana Polney
- Leide Porcu
- Patrizia Prevosto


- Giuseppe Provinzano
- Stefania Puxeddu
- Giampiero Rappa
- Ann Rathkopf
- Maurizio Rippa
- Rinaldo Rocco
- Marilena Ruscica
- Barbara Saba
- Stella Saccà
- Lavinia Savignoni
- Davide Schinaia
- Simona Senzacqua
- Patrick Smalley
- Natascia Sollecito Mascetti
- Cristina Spina
- Giulio Stasi
- Francesco Suriano
- Lionel Taurus
- Cori Thomas
- Chiara Tripaldi
- Tiziana Troja
- Erika Urban
- Gianluca Vassallo
- Angela Vitaliano
- Inaya Graciana  Yusuf
- Francesco Zecca
- Massimo Zordan

Special thanks goes to: Stefano Albertini, Anna Ashton Parnanzini, Monica Capuani, Giulia Casati, Elisabetta Castiglioni, Marco Ciuti, Allison Cornish, Veronica Gennari, La MaMa Theatre, Daniel Leisawitz - Mulhenberg College, NYU Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimò, Istituto Italiano di Cultura London, Andrea Pacor, Laura Palmieri, Manon Samoyeau, Rebecca Sheahan, Marino Sinibaldi, Teatro delle Albe, Tomaso Thellung de Courtelary, Stefano Vaccara, Mia Yoo, Liu Yu Chien,