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The Seven Angels of Waterbury will stage “Italian Mom Loves You”

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WATERBURY – Seven Angels Theater presents “Italian Mom Loves You!”, a comedy co-written and starring film, television and theater actor Daniel Franzese, with performances August 12-21.

Franzese, who appeared in HBO’s “Mean Girls” and “Looking,” brings her popular character “Italian Mom” ​​to the stage.

“Italian mom loves you!” is co-written by Franzese and Connecticut playwright Jacques Lamarre and will be directed by Michael Schiralli.

Franzese has been seen in film, television, on stage, online, and on comedy stages across the United States. Film highlights include Bully, Stateside, Kill Theory, I Spit on Your Grave, Looking: The Movie, and most notably as Damian in Tina Fey’s hit film Mean Girls. He also has a long TV appearance resume.

Online, he received millions of views as Antoinette, everyone’s favorite Italian mom, in Sh*t Italian Moms Say 1-3 on YouTube and Tiktok, and in 26 episodes of Antoinette Nails Life 26 on IGTV . He’s appeared in the viral musical parodies “Please Go Home”, “Shake and Bake”, and more on YouTube. Follow him @whatsupdanny on all social networks and discover Antoinette on Facebook.com/ItalianMom

The story: It’s Nana’s surprise birthday and everyone is coming. While trying to throw a proper Italian party, Antoinette also juggles her ex, drama with her kids, a real estate deal, and spying on her neighbor.


“Franzese plays her beloved character on YouTube and Instagram for the first time in this solo tour de force. Italian Mom Loves You! is a tribute to Italian Americans and mothers everywhere,” according to Seven Angels.

Performances of Italian Mom Loves You! will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and 2 p.m. on Sunday; and a Saturday matinee at 2 p.m. on August 20.

Tickets cost between $39 and $49 and can be purchased by visiting SevenAngelsTheatre.org or calling 203-757-4676. Groups and tours are welcome. Located just off I-84 in Waterbury, there is ample free parking.