This two-act play by the author Mehmet Murat ildan was published in Istanbul (in Turkish) by the MitosBOYUT Yayinevi in 2000.
Mehmet Murat ildan
The play passes in the 17th century Italy. A count, Signor Monteverdi, lost a big amount when gambling and so he got into a huge debt. If he can't pay it back, everything he has will be taken away from him. To solve this problem, count visits a magician, Metastasio, who lives in an island surrounded by marsh land. This play got "The Best Play Award" in a National Playwriting Contest in Istanbul. It is partly published in the "Absinthe New European Writing Journal" in the USA. It is a text written in the tradition of Italian Commedia dell'Arte which was a popular form of improvisational theatre which began in the 16th century.