Blood Type: RAGU
The Off-Broadway acclaimed hit makes its Los Angeles debut. Blood Type: RAGU, is a hilarious and heart-warming coming-of-age story exploring an Italian immigrant child's delicate dance between culture, identity, and forgiveness. Writer/Performer Frank Ingrasciotta gives a solo tour-de-force portrayal of over 20 characters who live, love and laugh, in this fast-paced journey that is not just a comedy, not just a drama Its family, and we all have one! The show delighted audiences Off-Broadway receiving glowing reviews. It has continued to tour nationally and internationally. Blood Type: RAGU is the recipient of the Westchester Council Arts Award for Outstanding Artist, a Sons of Italy Recognition Award, and the winner of two United Solo Awards for Best Comic Actor and Best Comedic Script (nominated alongside Fiona Shaw, Bette Midler, Hugh Jackman & John Leguizamo). It performed for Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the NY State Legislators where it received honors on the house floor of the New York State Capital. The show is also chronicled and analyzed in Prof. Fred Gardaphes book, "From Wiseguys to Wisemen: The Gangster and Italian-American Masculinities."
"An ingratiating and relatable evening of theatre with a lasting rewarding flavor."
New York Times
"Ingrasciotta's ability to spin a comic tale is deft"
"Transcending stereotypes, Ingrasciotta is a master of comedic and dramatic balance" - Show Business Weekly
"Ingrasciotta gives a flawless, precisely timed performance. While playing a host of characters, he imbues each with enough distinct personality to escape caricature."
Canadian Broadcasting Company (Manitoba)
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