The 14th May marks the anniversary of the inauguration of the first Italian permanent theatre: the Piccolo Teatro. The theatre was founded in the city of Milan by two very young entrepreneurs, Paolo Grassi and Giorgio Strehler. It was 1947 and the Second World War had just ended. Italy was a country that needed to recover economically and also from...

The Tank (Meghan Finn and Rosalind Grush, Artistic Directors) in association with Kairos Italy Theater will present the United States Premiere of Butterflies by Emanuele Aldrovandi in a translation by Carlotta Brentan, directed by Jay Stern at The Tank (312 West 36th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues), May 29-June 8. Performances will be on Wednes...

Alle volte certe piccole storie fanno il giro del mondo e infrangono la barriera del tempo, acquisendo immortalità. Verso la fine degli anni ’80 un ultra trentenne attore italo-americano, che fino ad allora aveva fatto solamente qualche piccola apparizione in ‘Dallas’, si mise a lavorare a una piece teatrale. Quando il copione fu pronto invece di p...

The Winters Theatre Company has selected “Tony N’ Tina’s Wedding as their spring dinner theatre production at The Palms Playhouse in Winters. There will be three performances: Friday, May 17 and Saturday, May 18, when doors will open at 6:30 p.m. (show beginning at 7 p.m.), and Sunday, May 19, when the doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and the show will...

In Scena! brings a survey of the best Italian theatre to the five boroughs of New York City, including full productions that have already toured in Italy, readings, workshops, lectures, and exchanges between Italian and international artists. Yesterday’s event featured short bits and monologues from a few of the plays that will be performed in the...

Mike Marino – affectionately known to millions of fans worldwide as New Jersey’s Comedy Bad Boy – has performed in every major comedy club, theatre, casino and event center from New York to LA and around the world. He will star in a double bill with Assemblyman Jon Bramnick, "New Jersey's Funniest Lawyer," at the Count Basie Theater in Red Bank on...

“A Bronx Tale” opens with a do wop group assembled under a street lamp on the corner of Belmont Ave., crooning an homage to the Italian-American enclave that is home to young Calogero (a squeezable, adorable Shane Pry). The 9-year-old loves the Yankees, Mickey Mantle and his, dad Lorenzo (Richard H. Blake, who originated the role on Broadway), a bi...

“Intorno al mondo in 72 giorni…il Viaggio di Nellie Bly” selezionato per InScena! Italian Festival calcherà il palcoscenico per la prima volta a New York l’8 maggio alla Scuola Guglielmo Marconi, 12 East 96th Street . Lo spettacolo con la traduzione ed adattamento teatrale di Paola Sarcina e Diana Forlani dall’originale inglese Around the world in...

The Italian Dance Connection, IDACOnyc, will return to NYC for its fifth anniversary season, Tuesday, May 21 through Friday, May 24, a platform that connects Italian dancers, choreographers and filmmakers with the international New York dance scene and artistic community. The theme of this year's IDACO Contemporary Dance and Film event is DIVER/CIT...

The seventh annual In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY will kick off on Monday, April 29 at 7pm at Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò at NYU (24 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011) with the Opening Night Rainbow Jubilee, an international celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising. The event will feature In Scena! 2019 artists as we...