Opens Jan 17, 2018
WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
The Last Sicilian is an evening of true stories from actor-writer Nick Albanese: stories about his childhood years spent in his family's bakery, how generations of his relatives met, married, and overcame much to come to America. Albanese acts out all the characters and the audience is treated to some winning stories that have been passed down over raucous family dinner tables for year after year. There's some Sicilian history and the negative perception of Italian immigrants in America when they first came to the States and then switches back to the family stories. You'll learn a little history, get a bit emotional, and definitely have tons of laughs as Nick tells his funny and heartwarming tales of growing up Sicilian in America. You don't have to be Sicilian to appreciate this story of an amazing journey that spans a century, from the immigrants' arrival in the New World, all the way to modern pop culture.