Troy Record – Ingrasciotta Writes Himself In

  • May 27, 2011

    “For a lot of years, I had these stories about growing up that would make people laugh,” he says. “They were rich and personal. People would tell me I should do it as a comedy piece. But I wanted it to be more than just funny.”  And more than just Italian. As the work developed he came to understand the universality of his experience even in the very specific ethnicity of it. “It’s really about a family, and we all have those. It’s about a family that just happens to be Italian. People of all backgrounds resonate with it.”  Read more…