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Dario Fo Dies: Nobel-Winning Playwright, Performer And Provocateur Was 90

Dario Fo, a rubber-limbed, goggle-eyd writer and performer whose onstage antics offended popes and presidents, bureaucrats and bamboozlers, con artists and conservatives of every stripe, died today at home in Milan. His death was confirmed by his Italian publisher, Chiaralette. In 1997, the Swedish Academy extended Fo’s gadfly reach by awarding him the Nobel Prize in Literature, moving
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