Written by Vincent Amelio
Directed by Daisy Walker
With Joanna Bonaro, Lauren Cipoletti, Jenna D'Angelo, Nick DeSimone, Robert Funaro, Armen Garo, Dominick La Ruffa Jr., and Christian Thom
At 16, Alfo Idello had one magical kiss that sparked love. At age 36, Alfo is an Italian-American playboy who must find true love or lose the family's Italian bakery to his married sister. Grandpa, the bakery's founder, wants Alfo to get the bakery. But there's a problem, Grandpa's dishing advice from beyond the grave!
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Using their background in business, advertising, and creative storytelling, they aim to help small businesses and enterprises find their digital voice and create meaningful connections with their community. To them, it’s especially important to promote the local industry to preserve what makes Portland awesomely different.
Vincent Amelio has three full-length plays: Rookie Lifeguard’s Last Day, performed at American Theater of Actors (2004); Casabarka, at The Aldous Theater (2012); How Alfo Learned to Love, at Sanford Meisner Theater (2005); at Adelphi University (2006); at Connelly Theater in NYC Fringe Festival (2010), and at National Opera-America Center (2014). A monologue from “Alfo” is published in InterJACtions: Monologues at the Heart of Human Nature. Amelio’s one acts, Tough Guys Don’t Sew and Bonnie and Clyde Encounter Miss Crabtree have been produced by Nylon Fusion Theater Company.
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"Walker has brought to life a group of characters who are quirky and lovable, and in the end it really feels like a family affair." - TheaterSceneNet
"[Lauren Cipoletti] claims both Alfo’s heart and the audience’s affection." - ZealNYC