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“The Italian in Me” Returns to Theatre West
Sat. July 29
Back by popular demand!
The Italian In Me returns to Theatre West on July 29 And July 30
In The Italian in Me, a doe-eyed aspiring actress from Canada – who has been raised on a heaping dose of old-fashioned values & Roman Catholic guilt – upends her life by moving to Italy. With her, she brings a tiny bit of cash and grandiose dreams of working in Italian Cinema. Once in Rome, she quickly discovers that things in the Eternal City are not quite as holy or as romantic as she had imagined. Her days are filled with countless fruitless encounters with perverts, priests, producers and statues of Saints in old churches, to whom she pleads for help. But help does not come. Not even a chance siting of the Pope at St. Peter’s brings her any closer to her dream. When all hope seems lost, she meets the cinematic Maestro himself, Federico Fellini at Cinecitta’ Studios for what turns out to be a very “illuminating” encounter, but will it be the ‘Dolce Vita’ she was searching for?
The Italian in Me
Written and performed by Dina Morrone
Directed by Peter Flood
Produced by Donald Moore and Garry Michael Kluger
3333 Cahuenga Blvd. West,
in Los Angeles, CA 90068
Saturday, July 29, 2017 at 8:00 p.m
Sunday, July 30 at 2:00 p.m
Advance reservations online: $25. Students and seniors $20
At the door: $30. Students and seniors $25
$5 per ticket discount for groups of five or more