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The Portuguese Kid

2 Male, 3 Female

John Patrick Shanley Price: $9.99

“The funniest new comedy I’ve reviewed since…well, maybe ever…I don’t know when I last saw another stage comedy that was funny right from the top …To laugh this hard for that long is downright therapeutic” ~ Wall Street Journal

In Providence, Rhode Island, habitually widowed Atalanta pays a visit to her second-rate lawyer, Barry Dragonetti

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

A dash of politics

And a couple of opportunistic young lovers

And you have a certain recipe for comic combustion

REVIEWS

“… uproariously entertaining … Shanley’s jokes are deliciously funny … The Portuguese Kid makes for a wildly entertaining couple of hours of whip-smart banter" ~ Entertainment Weekly

“[Shanley] returns to his quirky comedy roots…this one’s quite a hoot…one of the most hysterical opening scenes ever to grace a New York stage … You will laugh — of that I have no doubt!” ~ NY1

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