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The Servant of Two Masters is a comedy by the Italian playwright Carlo Goldoni written in He is the love interest of Smeraldina (based on Arlecchino). Il servitore di due padroni, acts and scenes in subpages, with statistics and. Marina Bonfigli (Roma, 3 febbraio – Roma, 10 dicembre ) è stata un’ attrice italiana, Ha poi recitato in testi classici del repertorio per Teatro Stabile di Torino e per il Teatro Stabile del Veneto. Arlecchino servitore di due padroni, di Carlo Goldoni, regia di Giorgio Strehler, Parigi, Théâtre Marigny, 2 marzo . Vincenzo Ferro (Caserta, 28 febbraio ) è un attore, doppiatore e regista italiano. Dal al recita stabilmente ne La borsa di Arlecchino di Genova. Lavora L’Avaro, di Molière (); Arlecchino servitore di due padroni, di Carlo Goldoni . Il testo è disponibile secondo la licenza Creative Commons.

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The most famous set-piece of the play is the scene in which the starving Truffaldino tries to serve a banquet to the entourages of both his masters without either group becoming aware of the other, while desperately trying to satisfy his own hunger at the same time. In classic commedia tradition, an actor learns a stock character usually accentuated by a mask and plays it to perfection throughout his career. The characters of the play are taken from the Italian Renaissance theatre style commedia dell’arte.

True commedia dell’arte is more or less improvised without a script, so The Servant of Two Masters is not true commedia. When the opportunity presents itself to be servant to another master Florindo, as it happens he sees the opportunity for an servitoer dinner.

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Retrieved from ” https: To further complicate matters, Beatrice and Florindo are staying in the same hotel, and are searching for each other.

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Five Classic Plays in Scots Translation. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The characters from The Servant of Two Masters are derived from stock characters used in commedia dell’arte.

Il servitore di due padroni is a comedy by the Italian playwright Carlo Goldoni written in Interested in keeping up appearances, Pantalone tries to conceal the ralecchino of each from the other.

Beatrice’s servant, the exceptionally quirky and comical Truffaldinois the central figure of this play. His earliest cue had large sections that were reserved for improvisation, but he revised it in in the version that exists today.

She wants to use this money to help her lover escape, and to allow them to finally wed. The last matter up for discussion is whether Truffaldino and Smeraldina can tesfo married, which at last exposes Truffaldino’s having played both sides all along. The stock characters were used as guides for the actors improvising.

Association for Scottish Literary Studies. The Servant of Two Masters Italian: In other projects Wikimedia Commons. The play opens with the introduction of Beatrice, a woman who has traveled to Venice disguised as her dead brother in search of the man who killed him, Florindo, who is servitoee her lover.

Beatrice disguises herself as Federigo her dead brother so that he can collect dowry money from Pantaloon also spelled Pantalonethe father of Clarice, her brother’s betrothed. Truffaldino asks Smeraldina to marry him.

In the end, with the help of Clarice and Smeraldina Pantalone’s feisty servant, who is smitten with Truffaldino Beatrice and Florindo finally find each other, and with Beatrice exposed as a woman, Clarice is allowed to marry Silvio.


The actors had a list of possible scenarios, each with a very basic plot, called a canovaccioand throughout would perform physical-comedy acts known as lazzi from Italian lazzoa joke or witticism and the dialogue was improvised. Works by Carlo Goldoni. Webarchive template wayback links Articles containing Italian-language text Interlanguage link template link number.

To make matters worse, the stress causes him to develop a temporary stutter, which only arouses more problems and suspicion among his masters. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. However, as everyone has just decided to get married, Truffaldino is forgiven. Views Read Edit View history.

As Truffaldino runs around Venice trying to fill the orders of two masters, he is almost uncovered several times, especially because other characters repeatedly hand him letters, money, etc. Her brother forbade her to marry Florindo, and died defending his sister’s honor.

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This page was last edited on 25 Juneat He is always complaining of an empty stomach, and always trying to satisfy his hunger by eating everything and anything in sight. But thinking that Beatrice’s brother was dead, Clarice has fallen in love with another man, Silvio, and the two have become engaged. Goldoni originally wrote the play at the request of actor Antonio Saccoone of the great Truffaldinos in history.