Servizio di Alberto Marolda, IoGiornalista.tv.
"Hai mai fatto colazione a casa Fo? Ti piacerebbe? Anche a noi, ma nel frattempo l’abbiamo fatto ad Alcatraz, la libera Università di famiglia… protagonisti: Dario Fo, Jacopo Fo, ed il loro vecchio amico, Mario Pirovano…"
June 1, 2002
“It’s clear that Mario Pirovano loves to tell stories. (…) Dressed simply in dark trousers and sweatshirt, with only two tapestry-like paintings by Fo hanging behind him, Pirovano moves energetically across the stage, imitating everything from castanets and fireworks to turkeys, iguanas and surviving a shipwreck by floating to shore clinging to a pig.”
June 5, 2002
BURLESQUE NEW WORLD
“This monologue from the great italian political farceur Dario Fo offers an exuberant counter-myth to the Western history of Columbus.
Rather than bludgeoning the audience with the horrific realities of Renaissance exploration, Fo instructs with historical irony – seeing Europe from the other side – and the generosity of burlesque. Pirovano is an engaging performer, who chats to the audience before and after the show and hurls himself about the stage to enact, without set or costume, everything from the firing of homemade fireworks to the correct method of taming a wild horse.”
June 5, 2002
JOHAN PADAN AND THE DISCOVERY OF AMERICA
“Pirovano is good at button-holing his audience, especially when speaking in his own person, and he brings agreeable roguishness to his mimed. (…) Engrossing stuff, vividly told…”