Chiara Prezzavento

About me

I’m a published historical novelist and playwright in Italy, and a reviewer for HNR – as well as an avid reader. Now I’m trying my hand at historical fiction and theatre in English.

From my website

Shakespeare After All

A free online course, today, from the Harvard Extension School. Marjorie Garber, author of the book of the same name, delivers 12 two-hour-long lectures on Shakespeare’s later plays – from Measure for Measure to The Tempest. I have only watched the introduction, so far, and it sounds pretty interesting –…

Truth & Reality

Back when I  worked as an assistant-director with a small company, there was this time when the director got sick, and I was left in charge of an open-air performance of a play about Odysseus coming home to Ithaca. And I suppose it was because of my youth and inexperience…

Vintage Theatre

Just back from the theatre – where the staged reading was a huge success before a very full house. Ah, but I am blissfully happy at how my words and the intelligent, witty artistry of our leading man combined to shape the Will Shakespeare I wanted to bring onstage… And…

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