DAYS OF ANTONIO

Genre: Drama, Other
Directed by Dario D'Ambrosi

"Days of Antonio" is based on a true story that took place in 1916 in Veredo, a small town near Milan, Italy. Antonio, a disabled boy, born with one leg shorter than the other in a poor peasant's family, is locked by his parents in a roost to live with the chickens and to be shown off from time to time like a circus attraction. He grows up with the hens, identifying himself with the king of the henhouse, the rooster.

At the age of fifteen his parents catch him with a prostitute and decide to lock him in an insane asylum. "Days of Antonio" starts the day the unlucky boy is admitted into the asylum, where he finds out the truth: he's not an animal and will never be a human being.

Open:   12/20/07
Close:   12/30/07

Schedule:
Thurs-Sat @8pm
Sun @2:30pm and 8pm
Theater:   La Mama (first Floor Theater)
Address:   74A E. 4th Street
New York, NY 10003
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6 to Bleecker, walk east to Bowery, north to East 4th, east to theater, or take the F or V train to 2nd Avenue & walk to East 4th

Cost:$18/$13 students and seniors
Buy Tickets Online or Call: LaMama Box Office at 212-475-7710