Supporting the Arts in Western Massachusetts and Beyond

July 27, 2022

Preview: TheaterWorks, "Secondo"

TheaterWorks, Hartford, CT
July 29, 2022 - August 28, 2022

TheaterWorks is thrilled to present the world premiere of SECONDO the sequel to our beloved hit show, I LOVED, I LOST, I MADE SPAGHETTI by Jacques Lamarre based on stories by Giulia Melucci. Directed by Rob Ruggiero, the production marks the 10th anniversary since Lamarre's first play was produced at TW.  

TheaterWorks welcomes back Antoinette LaVecchia in the role she premiered 10 a decade ago at Playhouse, Cincinnati Playhouse and Asolo Rep. Audiences are familiar with LaVecchia's 30-year career on Broadway, Off Broadway and in film and TV including a recurring role on the 2020 reboot of the popular TV series Mad About You and for Hartford audiences, most recently in Eugene O’Neill’s Ah, Wilderness! at Hartford Stage.

Giulia invited her audience into her kitchen for a homemade Italian dinner and to share the hilarious highs and lows of her dating life. On the evening of her 10th wedding anniversary, we’re back together to discover how married life has provided unexpected delights and challenges. While Giulia rushes to prepare her anniversary dinner, we learn that a boyfriend from the past has resurfaced to complicate her recipe for a happy marriage. SECONDO serves up new stories, delicious food, and a bellyful of laughs. You don’t need to have seen I LOVED, I LOST, I MADE SPAGHETTI to enjoy this tasty world premiere!