Free babysitting for ‘Long Gone Daddy’ audience this weekend

HOBOKEN – This weekend as Mile Square Theatre finishes its run of the world premiere of “Long Gone Daddy,” written and performed by MST’s playwright-in-residence Joseph Gallo, audience members can drop off their kids on Saturday night or for the Sunday matinee and Trustee David Tonabene and his wife Kathleen will keep them happy and engaged in an adjacent studio in the company’s new venue, 1400 Clinton St., Hoboken.
Call (917) 892-8270 for details and to reserve a spot. Saturday’s performance is 8 p.m. and the Sunday matinee is 3 p.m. Running time is approximately 70 minutes.
Directed by MST artistic director Chris O’Connor, “Long Gone Daddy” is the follow-up to Gallo’s critically-acclaimed Off-Broadway solo play “My Italy Story,” which was declared to be “…a compelling page turner” by the New York Times.
Checking-in with his alter-ego, Thomas DaGato, “Long Gone Daddy” chronicles the comic misadventures of becoming a stay-at-home father. From Bruce Springsteen concerts to OBGYN appointments to the Hoboken playgrounds and back again, Gallo’s semi-autobiographical play also wrestles with the memory of his own dad, a former fireman, and asks the existential question: “When does a father earn the right to be called Dad?”
Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at
“Long Gone Daddy” is recommended for adult audiences.
Discount parking is available at Little Man Parking on 1300 Jefferson St.

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