Jason Alexander-Led The Portuguese Kid Releases 1st Photos
This world-premiere production, written and directed by John Patrick Shanley, opens October 24.
Manhattan Theatre Club's production of John Patrick Shanley's The Portuguese Kid has released the first photos from its world premiere staging at New York City Center - Stage I. Check out photos from the production in the gallery below.
Shanley directs a cast led by Jason Alexander, Aimee Carrero, Pico Alexander, Sherie Rene Scott, and Mary Testa. Opening night is set for October 24.
The Portuguese Kid is described as follows: "In Providence, Rhode Island, habitually widowed Atalanta (Scott) pays a visit to her second-rate lawyer, Barry Dragonetti (Alexander). Intending to settle her latest husband's affairs, this larger-than-life Greek tightwad quickly becomes a nightmare for her cheesy, self-aggrandizing attorney. Add Barry's impossible Croatian mother (Testa), a dash of current politics, and a couple of opportunistic young lovers, and you have in hand a recipe for comic combustion."
The Portuguese Kid was developed at Vassar and New York Stage and Film's Powerhouse Theater season in 2016.