Thursday, March 31st and Sunday April 3rd, 2022

Ohio Regional Music Arts and Cultural Outreach (ORMACO) is pleased to announce its Community Partnership with the Cleveland International Film Festival (CIFF) once again this year with the Italian film, The King of Laugher (Qui rido io). The film is based on the biography of 19th-century actor and playwright Eduardo Scarpetta, who lived a lavish lifestyle, was accused harshly of plagiarism but had a tremendous impact on the development of Italian theater.

Screenings will take place at the KeyBank State Theater in Cleveland on Thursday, March 31, 2022, at 2:15 pm and Sunday, April 3, 2022, at 7:15 pm.

Access to two online screenings for those in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan and Indiana will take place on Sunday, April 10, 2022, at 11 am and Sunday, April 17, 2022, at 11:59 pm.

Tickets will go on sale to the public at 11 am on Friday, March 18. Use ORMACO as a discount code for this film and any other CIFF film to receive $1 off each ticket purchase. .

To learn more and to order your tickets, visit