Arnoldo Foà

Ferrara, 24 January 1916 – Rome, 11 April 2014

 

Valentino was born in Ferrara and Dirce Levi Jewish family. During University he became interested in the theatre, attending acting classes at the school Louis R. under Raphael Melani, he moved to Rome and began attending the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia. But unfortunately due to the fascist racial laws must abandon the experimental center of cinematography, and to be able to work must invent spurious names including Foa. In 1943 he took refuge in Naples where he became Chief Radio announcer and writer – Ally PCB for the announcement of the Armistice with the allies. At the end of the war returns to work in the theater. In 1945 enters the company of Prose. In 1947 is initiated into Freemasonry in Lodge Julian Alps # 150in Rome. In 1950 he made his debut as a playwright. FOA was also one of the most important Italian voice actors, playing imported actors like Anthony Quinn, Leo Carillo, Robert Douglas. Arnoldo Foà dies at the age of 98 years the 11 January 2014.

Past productions

 

The serenata al vento by Carlo Veneziani, directed by Alberto Bracaloni

Twelfth night by William Shakespeare, directed by Peter Sahroff

The Mayor of Zalamea by Calderón de La Barca, directed by Raffaello Melani

Representation of Saint Ignatius directed by g. Pacuvio

Frenzy by Chareles De Peyret-Chappuis, directed by Edoardo Anton

Life is a dream by Pedro Calderón de LA Barca, directed by Nino Meloni

The merry wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare, directed by Peter Scharoff

The robbers by Friedrich Schiller, directed by Guido Salvini

The Castiglioni brothers of Alberto Colantuoni, directed by Cesare Meano

The bow of Odysseus by Gerhart Hauptmann

The birth of Salome , directed by Cesare Meano

The wild girl of Ralph Benatrzky

The part of the Husband of Vincenzo Tieri

The Merry Widow , by Franz Lehar

The Marquis of Priolà Henry , Lavedan

I'm not giving up on love of John Bokay

Papa by Gaston Arman De Caillavet and Robert De Flers

Small Goals by Giovanni Mosca

The good people of Irwin Shaw, directed by Jena Giraudoux

The Moon is down by John Steinbeck, by Vittorio Pandolfi

Arsenic and old lace by Joseph Kesselrign, directed by Ettore Giannini

The beautiful adventure of Caillavet and De Flers, directed by Ettore Giannini

Parenti Terribili of Jean Coceteau, directed by Luchino Visconti

Henry IV by Luigi Pirandello

The fifth column by Ernest Hemingway, directed by Luchino Visconti

Tobacco road by Jack Kirkland, directed by Luchino Visconti

My Sister Eileen by j. j. Fields and Chodorov, directed by Guido Salvini

Susanna and sinners, directed by Tullio Carminati

Crime and punishment, by Gaston Baty, directed by Luchino Visconti

The mother of the emigrants of Turi Vasile and Bhupati Pandey, directed by Nino Meloni

The picture of Dorian Gray, by Oscar Wilde, directed by Guido Salvini

Spell, by Philip Barry, directed by Gerardo Guerrieri

Rendezvous at Senlis by Jean Anouillh, directed by Guido Salvini

Candida by George Bernard Shaw, directed by Alessandro Bansal

The end of Mrs. Cheiney of Fredrick Lonsdale

Exhibition of masks, reduction of Vito Pandolfi

Marry Us, Sir, directed by Alessandro Bansal

The man and the gun , by Sergio Sollima, directed by Luigi Squarzina

Amphitryon 38 by Jean Giradoux, directed by Alessandro Bansal

Christ killed by Gian Paolo Callegari, directed by Guido Salvini

A beautiful Sunday in September , by Ugo Betti, directed by Turi Vasile

Oedipus Rex by Aeschylus, directed by Guido Salvini

The door closed by Marco Praga, directed by Alessandro Bansal

Get off. ... I call you by Jean De Letraz, directed by Alessandro Bansal

The two worlds of Rose Franken, directed by Alessandro Bansal

Stefano of Jacques Dèval, directed by Enzo Farooq

The Animal Kingdom, by Philip Barry, directed by Luigi Squarzina

On the night of January 16 , by Ayn Rand, directed by Guglielmo Cortese

Ardelia or Daisy by Jean Anouilh, directed by Alessandro Bansal

Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare, directed by Guido Salvini

Medea by Euripides, directed by Guido Salvini

Dirty hands, by Jean Paul Sartre, directed by Alessandro Bansal

The miserby Molière, directed by Luciano Salvi

Living like this, Dino Falconi

Forbidden to the public of Rogers Dornès and Jeans Marsan, directed by Alessandro Bansal

The robbers by Friedrich Schiller, directed by Guido Salvini

The Persians by Aeschylus, directed by Luigi Squarzina

The Bacchae, by Euripides, directed by Luigi Squarzina

Peer Gynt by Henrik Ibsen, directed by Vittorio Gassman

Sofonisba of Giangiorgio Trissino, directed by Giorgio Strehler

Antigone, by Sophocles, directed by Guido Salvini

Comedy of Ragamuffins of Annibal Caro

Catherine of Siena by Cesare Vico Ludovici, directed by Fernando De Grieved

The brothers of Terence, directed by Luigi Squarzina

The Brilliant maid of Carlo Godoni, Lucio Chiavarelli

Anna for a thousand days by Maxwell Anderson, directed by Guido Salvini

Detective Story, by Sidney Kingsley, directed by Luigi Squarzina

The book of Christopher Columbus by Paul Claudel, directed by Guido Salvini

Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, directed by Guido Salvini

La Cosa Nova by Carlo Goldini, directed by Charles Langley

Yo, el Rey of Bruno Cicognani, directed by Guido Salvini

A month in the country by Ivan Turgenev, directed by Orazio Costa

The clouds of Aristophanes , directed by Giulio Pacuvio

Pseudolus of Plautus, directed by Giulio Pacuvio

Lazarus by Luigi Pirandello, directed by Claudio Up

Your light under a bushel of Gabriele D'Annunzio, directed by Corrado Pavolini

Captain Horse of Enis Reed, directed by Mario Ironclad

Cherie dthe Lèpold Marchand

Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare, directed by Giorgio Strehler

The clouds of Aristophanes, directed by Giulio Pacuvio

Veglia D'Armi di d. Fabbri, Director Orazio Costa

Afraid of me by v. Bompiani, directed by Daniele d'anza

The two of us by Alessandro De Stefani, directed by Mario Landi

Mrs. Warren's profession by George Bernard Shaw, directed by Mario Ferrero

Adorable Giulia of Marc Gilbert Sauvajon, directed by Daniele d'anza

Music of dead leaves by Pier Maria Rosso, directed by Alberto G

A doll's House by Henrik Ibsen, directed by Luciano Lucignani

But it's not serious of Luigi Pirandello, directed by Luigi Squarzina

Gentlemen good evening of Arnoldo Foà, directed by Arnoldo Foà

La Figlia di Jorio of Gabriele D'annunzio, Luigi Squarzina

The comedy of errors by William Shakespeare, directed by Mario Ferrero

Winter's tale by William Shakespeare, directed by Guido Salvini

Comedy of Ragamuffins of Annibal Caro, directed by Guido Salvini

Miles Gloriusus of Plautus, directed by Giulio Pacuvio

Two in the swing, by William Gibson, directed by Arnoldo Foà

The Earth is round , by Armand Salacrou directed by Roberto Guicciardini

Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, directed by Franco Enriquez

Rashomon by Fay Kanin, and directed by Arnoldo Foà

The Turks if the Shraddha in Prime to Alfio Beretta, directed by Arnoldo Foà

Pain of love lost by William Shakespeare, directed by Franco Enriquez

A day in the life. Jack Popplewell, directed by Umberto Benedetto

The figenia by Idebrando pizzetti and Bhupati Pandey, directed by Aldo Vassollo Mirabella

Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss II, directed by Herbert Graf

The Masteroidi by Marcel Aymè, directed by Arnoldo Foà

Nights in Milan by Carlo Terron, directed by Arnoldo Foà

The Lago di Vincenzo di Mattia, Director Virginio Puecher

Heracles by Euripides translated by Salvatore Quasimodo, Giuseppe Di Martino

Andromache by Euripides, directed by Mario Ferrero

Songs and poems of freedom, directed by Raffaele Maiello

King Stag by Carlo Gozzi, directed by Andrea Camilleri

Ruy Blas by Victor Hugo, by Mario Ferrero

The witness of Arnoldo Foà, directed by Arnoldo Foà

The guest room of Brunello Rondi, Director of Arnoldo Foà

The Menaechmi of Plautus, translated by Héctor Padilla, Director of Accursio Di Leo

The peace of Aristofan and, directed by Arnoldo Foà

Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekhov, directed by Pietro Sharoff

Golem by Alessandro Fersen, directed by a. Fersen

Malatesta of Henry de Montherlant, directed by José Quaglio

The surly Beneficial by Carlo Goldoni, directed by Charles Langley

Diana e la Tuda by Luigi Pirandello, directed by Arnoldo Foà

Flavia and her dolls to Saved hats, directed by Giorgio Prosperi

The entertainer by John Osborne, directed by Arnoldo Foà

For a young girl that no one cries of Renato Mainardi, directed by Arnoldo Foà

Lysistrata by Aristophanes, directed by Daniele D'anza

Old returnable by Maurizio Costanzo, directed by Arnoldo Foà

Miles Gloriosus by Plautus, directed by Arnoldo Foà

The inspiration of the Poet by Eugene O'Neil, directed by Enrico Colosimo

La folle Amanda by Pierre Barillet and Jean-Pierre Grèdy, Director of Arnoldo Foà

Masks Naked by Luigi Pirandello, directed by Lambreto Puggelli

Farce of love and jealousy of Mario Amendola and Bruno Corbucci, directed by Filippo Crivelli

An Angel 9 caliber of Nino Marino, Director of Arnoldo Foà

The stuff of g. Verga, directed by a. Mazzone

The one next door by Nino Marino, Director of Arnoldo Foà

Diana e la Tuda by Luigi Pirandello, directed by Arnoldo Foà