Actor/writer Nick Albanese shares his comic and heartwarming true tales of growing up Sicilian in America. More…
In 'The Last Sicilian,' Albanese regales audiences with a sampling of the kind of stories that have been passed down over raucous family dinner tables year after year. You'll hear stories about his childhood years spent in his family's bakery, and learn how generations of his relatives met, married, and overcame challenges to come to America. 'The Last Sicilian' features some Sicilian history as well, and explores how Sicilians met prejudice when they first arrived in the States.
See it if You want a heart-felt solo show about growing up with a Sicilian family: he cares about the stories & it shows. You want to be entertained.
Don't see it if You want a play that connects stories smoothly: the transitions can be abrupt & awkward. You want a more developed show:it needs some work.
Also The running time is 1 hour, 20 minutes.
See it if Some of the storys hit home for me. Growing up in a Sicilian family was funny. A little slow at time but that OK. I enjoy seeing this show
Don't see it if One man show, none thing fancy on stage. Is a little slow but OK.
See it if You enjoy solo shows & are interested in a story about growing in an immigrant Italian family. There's something relatable for everyone.
Don't see it if You don't like intimate theatre. This one is very homey-even gives free snacks! This was terrific, but he could have skipped the cat's death
See it if You enjoy stories about Italian-American culture and ethnic traditions.
Don't see it if You need huge production value or multiple actors..essentially a one man show relaying stories about his (slightly crazy) Italian Family
See it if You enjoy hearing nostalgic family stories. You don’t have to be Sicilian to love this!
Don't see it if You have no patience for one man shows without a defined plot and no scenery or great staging.
See it if you enjoy one man shows that aren't too ambitious and are made up of somewhat entertaining stories of growing-up Sicilian.
Don't see it if you want an evening of stories that are utterly entertaining, with a strong performance and excellent writing.
See it if Although the actor is very likeable this prod. has a total a stand up vibe.Overall a heartwarming funny & slow at times story.
Don't see it if Staging that needs revision bothers you. Hopefully the actor will stop sipping the coffee & the pacing changes into something pleasant.
See it if U want to see a charming actor/writer in a GOOD solo comedy show that echoes heart & soul sentiments about being of Sicilian heritage & MORE
Don't see it if U are adverse to solo acts. U want grand Bway sets. This show is funny but has big range & this actor is engaging & likeable. Go see at once
See it if Sweet, heartwarming and at times humorous one man show about his childhood and family background. Entertaining stories of a colorful family
Don't see it if Don’t like one man shows; intimate shows.
See it if You wish to learn about one man being Sicilian-Amer. in R.Is. And less known historical facts of 19th Cent. Sicilian immigration to the USA
Don't see it if You desire a broader, funnier, insightful look of being Sicilian/Italian -American in the USA. You don't want distasteful, medical details.
See it if You can't see it. It closed but the writer is working on some web series projects.
Don't see it if You'd rather see a full fleshed play with multiple characters and actors.
See it if Loved it from start to finish , the stories about his family from Italy to Providence was so personal and brings memories of life yeas ago
Don't see it if If you do not like plays and one man acts
See it if You like to hear entertainig stories about immigrants, and like one man shows.
Don't see it if You like a lot of action, and will be bored by seeing only 1 actor.
See it if You grew up in an Italian-American home—you’ll find yourself nodding in agreement many times and thinking fondly of your own childhood.
Don't see it if You don’t enjoy one-man shows, bare staging, or family-focused storytelling.