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BRATTLEBORO- On Fridays and Saturdays, November 8, 9, 15, and 16, at 8 pm, the Hooker and Dunham Theater presents “Firecracker Bye Bye.”

Written and performed by Seth Lepore and directed by Linda McInerney, “Firecracker Bye Bye” is a comedic tearjerker about the best Italian-American grandmother. Ever.

Nationally touring solo performer Lepore, who is known for his dynamic character acting and vocal elasticity, plays his most intimate cast of characters yet. Lepore uses a chameleon-like ability to shape-shift between his family members with animated subtlety.

Lepore playfully prods the Italian-American obsessions of food, homemade sweaters, and unfiltered discourses that border on the absurd. Through a vulnerable wit, Lepore shows how his grandmother became a second parent to him, leading to some of the most ludicrous and heartfelt moments of his life.

At once an embarrassing expose, twisted tribute, and lamenting love letter, “Firecracker Bye Bye” is a comedic celebration of life among the inevitably of loss. From lasagna experiments gone wrong to crocheted eyesores, Lepore embodies his family’s offbeat charm with grace and punch, leaving the audience both jealous and relieved that they aren’t his relatives.

Prices for tickets are $13 for general admission, $10 for senior, students, and military.

For more information visit www.sethums.com, www.facebook.com/sethlepore, and www.youtube.com/sethumsmakesart.
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