Providence man heading to NY for one-man play

Jan 04, 2018 1064

BY: R.J. Heim

A Providence comedian, actor, and writer is headed to New York City for a 10-day run of his one-man-play, "The Last Sicilian." Nick Albanese grew up the son of Sicilian immigrants on Charles Street in Providence, with the whole family living on the second floor above his father's bakery, and rolls those funny but true-life experiences into his show.

“My dad is, like, the main character, and my uncle too, my dad's brother Nino, he's another character that people love. And I play my mom as well, I play myself as a child,” said Albanese, tucked in the corner of the Characters Cafe Theatre 82 in Cranston, where he’s been performing the show for the past two years.

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