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Dario fo (born 24 march 1926) is an italian actor-playwright, comedian, singer, theatre director, stage designer, songwriter and political campaigner, and recipient of the 1997 nobel prize in literature. Franca rame, the actress, who has died aged 83, was the wife, muse and collaborator of the nobel-prize-winning italian playwright dario fo and a formidable campaigner for feminist and radical left-wing causes. Political comedy fresh and centuries-old is served up in the poets' theatre production of dario fo's celebrated and controversial play. Through this beastly act, they seek to punish franca and dario for their political activism, in particular franca's work in the prisons since 1970 outcries tour in finland, tampere: festival of the theatre of dario fo. Playwright, actor, comedian, singer, theatre director, stage designer, songwriter, painter and political campaigner, dario fo is arguably the most widely performed living playwright in world theatre.
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