Love, Laughter & Lucci tells the engaging story about three generations of the Santoro family, all living together under one roof, in West Haven, CT. The result is this heartwarming comedy that will make you laugh, cry and cherish your family. Single mom Gloria lives with her elderly father Sal and her 18-year old daughter Maria. Recent high school graduate Maria has big dreams of moving to New York City and acting on All My Children with her idol Susan Lucci. Her devoted and loving grandfather Sal, becomes Maria’s videographer, manager, agent and #1 supporter. Their unique attempts to get the attention of the producers of All My Children and meet Susan Lucci frustrates Gloria, who just wants Maria to fill out her college applications. Gloria is not happy at all that her father is encouraging Maria’s unrealistic dreams. The audience will laugh along as Sal strolls down memory lane with his funny stories from his childhood and cry when other memories are unveiled. Dreams of the past are revealed as new ones are realized in this delightful and entertaining comedy about an Italian Catholic family who worships Jesus, pasta and Susan Lucci.
Productions: The Festival Playhouse (2010) World Premiere
2nd Street Theater (2011)
Suwanne Valley Players (2012)
2012 Golden Gravel Awards (Florida) Winner: Best Actress, Best Actor, Best Production
Cast Requirement: 1 Man, 3 Women