Sal Cabras

SAL CABRAS made a career in marketing and journalism. For the last fifteen years he has worked as a writer and a translator. His plays include the trilogy Inferni Maggiori: Dante, Bonconte, Hilde. In 2013 Europa, Our First Migrant, the winner of a Creative Scotland award, played at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and toured to fifteen Scottish islands. In 2018 Hilde was performed at Milan’s Società Umanitaria and was later made into a film by Claudio Papalia. Other plays: Alice Underwater, Quattro Pezzi Veloci (Cashcowboy, Q&A, Scrivania, Festa del Perdono – the latter was performed by Andrea Lanza and directed by Omero Affede as part of a cycle of one person plays, I Confess, during Milan’s Festival del Teatro in 2010. In 2016 he made a stage adaptation of J. C. Oates’ Lovely, Dark, Deep, a short biography of the American poet Robert Frost. His stage translations include plays by Alan Bennett, Edward Bond, Caryl Churchill, Hanif Kureishi, many of which have had productions in major theatres and festivals throughout Italy. He is Vice-president and Treasurer of English Theatre Milan.