Tomatoes
tried to Kill me
but Banjos Saved My Life show
An Award Winning, Inspirational True Story

Keith Alessi playing a banjo

Since its humble beginnings as a six-show experiment, Tomatoes Tried to Kill Me But Banjos Saved My Life has grown into a powerful force for good, raising money for important causes and touching countless lives. Keith's Italian-American heritage and his unique life journey make his story all the more relatable and inspiring, and his message of hope and resilience is one that resonates with people from all walks of life.

Tomatoes Tried to Kill me Awards

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Edinburgh Fringe
Pick of the Fringe
Mervyn Stutter's Pick
Edinburgh
Winner
Fringe Encore Series
New York City
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Off Broadway
Winner
Most Inspirational
New York City
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Edinburgh Fringe
Pick of the Fringe
Mervyn Stutter's Pick
Edinburgh
Winner
Fringe Encore Series
New York City
Sold Out Run
Off Broadway
Winner
Most Inspirational
New York City
Winner
Festival Spirit
New York City
Sold Out Run
Edinburgh Fringe
Pick of the Fringe
Mervyn Stutter's Pick
Edinburgh
Winner
Fringe Encore Series
New York City
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May
2024
The Grange
Essex, New York
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26
May
2024
Piccolo Spoleto
Charleston, South Carolina
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May
2024
The Grange
Essex, New York
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May
2024
Piccolo Spoleto
Charleston, South Carolina
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01
May
2024
Fort Myers
Fort Myers, Florida
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