2nd Run of The Portuguese Kid by John Patrick Shanley.
May 28 / 29 - 2022 at the Badhuistheater , Amsterdam.
We’ve got a treat for you! After a succesfull SOLD OUT first Run in April, The Portuguese Kid is back in May!
The Portuguese Kid is a comedy play unlike anything you’ve ever experienced. Take your seat, settle back and enjoy an evening full of fun from the beginning to the very end!
THE STORY IN SHORT
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 in hand a recipe for comic combustion.
SOME REVIEWS OF THE ORIGINAL - PERFORMED IN 2017.
“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, or one whose last scene was so unmanipulatively touching…To laugh this hard for that long is downright therapeutic.” --Wall Street Journal.
“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.
Jon Calado as Barry Dragonetti
Peppy Mac as Atalanta Lagana
Brian Ligthart as Freddie Imbrossi
Katya Petrova as Patty
Christine Blakeley as Mrs.Dragonetti.