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play in two acts

Benedetto was a simple clerk who stenographed the sermons delivered by Saint Bernardino in Siena in the thirteen hundreds.  His naïve world of fancy is peopled by Nello and Nico, two doves  who, against the backdrop of a mediaeval city torn by civil strife and thanks to their candid mimesis of human failings, underline the purity of an uncontaminated dream which the brutality of war is destined to destroy.