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Greg Kritikos Presents ‘The Shoemaker’s Son’ Stories from Astoria on April 29

ASTORIA – Comedian Greg Kritikos is back on stage with his one man show, The Shoemaker’s Son, chronicling his life growing up in Astoria. A tale of hope, destruction, and redemption, the play recounts Kritikos’ life story and he plays all the characters.

Born in Athens, Greece, he immigrated with his family to the United States in 1971.

Raised in Astoria, Queens, Kritikos is a producer, comedian, actor, voice-over artist, and creator. His mannerisms and stage presence have often drawn comparisons to those of his idol- the late, great Jackie Gleason.

Kritikos channels his past through his comedy, making light of the darkest chapters of his life battling poverty, addiction, and obesity. His material is based on real life, turning personal tragedy into comedy.

He also recently wrote and stars in the feature film ‘Tomorrow’s Today’ with Kelly LeBrock and Burt Young.

Kritikos’ one-man show will be performed on Saturday, April 29, 7:30-10 PM, at the Hellenic Cultural Center, 25-02 Newtown Avenue in Astoria.

The show is appropriate for ages 18 and up or 16 and up when accompanied by parents.

Doors open 7:30 PM with Showtime at 8 PM. There will be one 10-15 minute intermission.

Tickets are $35 online and $40 at the door.

More information and tickets available online: https://bit.ly/3yKiVFO.



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