Garofano Verde (Green Carnation)

The 20th edition of Garofano Verde, Rome's gay theatre festival, takes place in Teatro Belli, with the support of the capital. The programme, which is designed to highlight gay theatre and combat prejudice, includes contemporary productions of Del Metallo e della Carne by Giuseppe Patroni Griffi; My Father and Myself by J.R. Ackerley; Shakespeare's Sonnets directed by Walter Malosti with actors from Turin's Scuola del Teatro Stabile; Tuesdays at Monoprix by Emmanuel Darley; Censured - V.M. 18 by David Berliocchi and Nicola Cesarotti; and Peli by Carlotta Corradi. In Italian. Teatro Belli, Pizza S. Apollonia 11/a, tel. 065894875, www.teatrobelli.it.