JCU Italy Reads and The English Theatre of Rome Present "Under the Overcoat" Based on "The Namesake" by Jhumpa Lahiri - Reserve Your Tickets!


John Cabot University’s
Italy Reads
program, in collaboration with the English Theatre of Rome, is pleased to present Under the Overcoat, inspired by the novel The Namesake by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jhumpa Lahiri.

The story, directed by Theodora Voutsa, centers around the internal conflict and clashing cultural identities between Indian and American traditions, as the main protagonist Gogol struggles to accept his unusual first name.

English Theatre of Rome

Cast members rehearsing at John Cabot University

This adaption by Alashiya Gordes, with live music by Rashmi Bhatt, is produced by Gaby Ford and the English Theatre of Rome, and Italy Reads, with the support of the United States Embassy in Rome and the Embassy of India in Rome.

In English. To reserve seats tel. 3489355626 or email [email protected].
You will be asked to show a photo ID at the door.

Guarini Campus, Aula Magna Regina
Via della Lungara 233
00165 Rome

  • 3 Nov., 6PM, Opening Night
  • 4 Nov., 6PM, SOLD OUT
  • 4 Nov., 8PM
  • 9 Nov., 2PM, SOLD OUT
  • 9 Nov., 4PM,
  • 9 Nov., 8PM, SOLD OUT
  • 10 Nov., 2PM,
  • 10 Nov., 4PM,
  • 10 Nov., 8PM