Show reveals 'sad beauty' of immigrant's story

Mar 21, 2016 807

Now playing at Contemporary Theater Company in Wakefield, "An Italian Wife" is an expansive theatrical exploration of an Italian-American family saga spanning the 20th century. Presented by Epic Theatre Company, the broad and oftentimes poignant treatment follows an Italian immigrant and her family over the course of her 100-year life.

"An Italian Wife" is an adaptation of the book of the same name by Rhode Island novelist Ann Hood. The production is part of Epic Theatre Company's ongoing "page-to-stage" initiative dedicated to bringing literary works onstage, spearheaded by Kevin Broccoli, artistic director and prolific playwright, actor and director. 

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