Cooking With the Calamari Sisters

Jay Falzone (left) portrays Delphine, sister to Carmella - Stephen Smith - and together they are the Calamari Sisters, whose comedy-musical run has been extended to March.

Jay Falzone (left) portrays Delphine, sister to Carmella – Stephen Smith – and together they are the Calamari Sisters, whose comedy-musical run has been extended to March.

First published on philly.com

WHAT’S COOKING at Society Hill Playhouse? Italian-style chicken, along with antipasto and cannolis for dessert.

That menu is the raison d’être for "Cooking With the Calamari Sisters," whose open-ended run at the theater was recently extended – again. It will continue through March 10.

The often-raucous comedy-musical is part "Saturday Night Live" sketch, part loving look at Italian-American culture and part drag show. Oh, yeah, it’s also a cooking seminar.

"Calamari Sisters" is framed as a live broadcast of a cheapo public-access cable TV show starring Delphine and Carmella Calamari, two middle-aged, unmarried sisters whose personal baggage, prejudices and peccadilloes get in the way of their stated mission: To educate the public in the ways of Italian cooking. more…

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