Back by Popular Demand "Italian Bred" Starring Candice Guardino

Writer, actress, and storyteller Candice Guardino is quickly making a name for herself in the entertainment industry with her creative brand of comedy and family humor that’s captivating audiences, through impersonating multi-dimensional characters she has created. Candice just wrapped her Los Angeles & Chicago show dates for her one-woman-show Italian Bred where it received rave reviews and sold-out crowds. Written by and starring Candice Guardino, Italian Bred is based on true life events and told through the eyes of a little girl growing up Italian on Staten Island. Having written down everything her loving and outspoken grandmother ever uttered, Candice slips in and out of multiple characters while sharing the stage with virtual cameos of Emmy winner Leslie Jordan (“Will and Grace”), Mario Cantone (“Sex & the City”), Steve Schirripa (“The Sopranos”), and Vic DiBitetto (“Mall Cop 2.”)

12/09/2018 5:00 PM

Door Time: 3:30 PM

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Within this 85 minute one - woman show, Candice slips in and out of her family impersonations as she cooks up a full meal of growing up Staten Island. The stories in “Italian Bred” are derived from Candice’s childhood experiences. She recounts her upbringing by impersonating her family’s unique personalities, especially that of her outspoken, Grandma Fran’s unfltered words and wisdom. Candice’s motivation to write “Italian Bred” was inspired by the acting career of her late great uncle, Harry Guardino.

This One-Night-Only show offers a few different packages:

-$20 General Admission ticket

-$35 General Admission ticket w/ Dinner*

-$35 VIP ticket

-$50 VIP ticket w/ Dinner*

*Dinner is a buffet-style Italian spread served between 3:30 and 4:30pm

*In the spirit of giving* *Bring in a non-perishable item for local food pantry and get a bounce back ticket*


Show Details:
  • Show type: Theatrical Comedy
  • Restrictions: 16 and over
  • Two Items Minimum


VIP Package
tickets include priority seating for the show with complimentary strawberries & champagne. You must be checked in at least a half hour before the showtime for priority seating. Seating is only held until a half hour before the show.

Writer, actress, and storyteller Candice Guardino is quickly making a name for herself in the entertainment industry with her creative brand of comedy and family humor that’s captivating audiences, through impersonating multi-dimensional characters she has created. Candice just wrapped her Los Angeles & Chicago show dates for her one-woman-show Italian Bred where it received rave reviews and sold-out crowds. Written by and starring Candice Guardino, Italian Bred is based on true life events and told through the eyes of a little girl growing up Italian on Staten Island. Having written down everything her loving and outspoken grandmother ever uttered, Candice slips in and out of multiple characters while sharing the stage with virtual cameos of Emmy winner Leslie Jordan (“Will and Grace”), Mario Cantone (“Sex & the City”), Steve Schirripa (“The Sopranos”), and Vic DiBitetto (“Mall Cop 2.”)