Don’t Blame it On the Stork at the Leonardo da Vinci Centre

dont blame it on the stork2A comedy written by Tony Calabretta that deals with love, lies and family ties. The question is who will survive this mid-wife crisis? This is a story about your typical Italian family living in Montreal as they navigate the waters of life that can be calm or choppy.

An Italian woman is in the latter stages of pregnancy. She has no idea where to turn as she believes her anglo-saxon husband no longer loves her. Her parents live right downstairs, but they already meddle in her life too much. Can she rely on her brother who she worships? Not really as she would be too embarrassed. Her sister-in-law is a possibility though she seems to have the perfect marriage so she could not relate. Maybe her high school boyfriend and life-long friend Lou? He does not seem available though. So she is right back where she started – alone and confused.

Cast:
Lou – Tony Calabretta
Derrick – Shawn Campbell
Mario – Guido Coccomello
Bettina – Veronica Melis
Theresa – Eleanor Noble
Mimmo – Dino Tavarone
Carmie – Nadia Verrucci

Creative Team:
Tony Calabretta, Writer
Antonio DiVerdis, Director
Rosina Bucci, Casting Director (Elite Casting)
Evita Karasek, Set and Costume Designer
Robert Lamarre, Technical Director and Lighting Designer
Danielle Skene, Stage Manager
Emily vanBruinswaardt, Apprentice Stage Manager
Alex Crow, Music Arrangement
Andrew Scriver, Sound Designer

Additional Information:
-Dates: September 17 – October 11, 2015
-Venue: Leonardo da Vinci Centre (8370 Lacordaire)
-Website: www.dontblamethestork.com
-Ticket Purchase: (514) 955-8370 or www.cldv.ca
-Ticket Prices: $29.75 (previews and matinees), $37.50 (matinees), $50.50, $55.50
-Show Times: 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.

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