The Decameron Revisited

Bad Penny

Directed by Judy Navas

Re-inventing of Giovanni Boccaccio's ribald romp

Set in Florence against the Great Plague of 1348 A.D.--where three out of four people succumbed to its devastation--a group of young adults flee the city to devote themselves to the joyful pursuit of storytelling in the mythic beauty of the surrounding Tuscan hillsides. Through this defiant act of chronicling humanity “warts and all”, a lusty and humorous portrait emerges which is both keen social satire and a revealing testament to a fascinating era.

November 8–18, 2007
Evert B. Person Theatre