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First Look at A Room of My Own, Starring Ralph Macchio and Mario Cantone

Charles Messina writes and directs the new family play.

Ralph Macchio and Nico Bustamante in a scene from A Room of My Own.
(© Ben Strothmann)

The world premiere of Charles Messina's A Room of My Own is now in performances at the June Havoc Theatre, with an opening night set for February 25.

Directed by Messina, the play is a semiautobiographical work in which Messina recounts growing up in an eccentric Italian-American family in Greenwich Village.

Joli Tribuzio, Mario Cantone, and Johnny Tammaro share the stage.
(© Ben Strothmann)

Ralph Macchio (The Karate Kid) stars as Carl Morelli, a writer reminiscing about his adolescence in the cramped apartment that he shared with his family, alongside Mario Cantone (Steve), who plays his flamboyant Uncle Jackie.

Kendra Jain as Jeannie Morelli with Nico Bustamante, who portrays 10-year-old Carl.
(© Ben Strothmann)

Completing the company are Nico Bustamante as 10-year old Carl, Kendra Jain (New Year's Eve) as Jeannie Morelli, Johnny Tammaro (Tony n' Tina's Wedding) as Peter Morelli, Joli Tribuzio (Tony n' Tina's Wedding) as Dotty Morelli, and Liza Vann (The Road to Damascus) as Aunt Jean.

Performances are set to run through March 13.

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