Requiem for a spitfire Seth Lepore remembers his grandmother in quirky, theatrical love letter ‘Firecracker Bye Bye’

Nov 08, 2013 1518

by Jon Potter

Everybody has a Nonie. Seth Lepore just happens to have written a play about his.

"She was the matriach of our family. She was the center of our universe," said Lepore, a nationally touring solo performer and former Brattleboro resident.

"She was just a spitfire, slightly crazy, non-stop-talking, no editing kind of grandmother." And last year, while Lepore was touring a show, she died. "It was just really hard. I started writing a memoir to deal with it," Lepore said.

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