John Patrick Shanley is still best-known for his deeply dramatic, Pulitzer Prize-winning play “Doubt,” as well as his Oscar-winning script for the movie “Moonlighting.” But 1988’s “Italian American Reconciliation” showcases an early-career Shanley’s comic voice, as he brings an almost operatic tone to this saga of ruptured romance. In its review of...

2020 marks the 100th birthday of Franca Valeri, the legendary Italian playwright and actress, the first to make a name for herself by writing and doing comedy in Italy. KIT - Kairos Italy Theater - and Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò are celebrating women in comedy with three events: Women in Comedy in Italian Theater (February 11), Women in Comedy in...

Tony N’ Tina’s Wedding is returning by popular demand to the Strand Event Center at Scarlet Pearl Casino Resort Friday, February 14, and Saturday, February 15. Tony N’ Tina’s Wedding is an off-Broadway dinner show staged as a festive family affair! Filled with wit and nostalgia, the entertainers use interactive and improvisational comedy to involve...

Romeo & Bernadette: A Musical Tale of Verona and Brooklyn begins performances January 14 at the Mezzanine Theatre at A.R.T./New York Theatres, ahead of an official opening January 23. The cast includes Nikita Burshteyn (Newsies), Anna Kostakis, Carlos Lopez (Man of La Mancha), Michael Marotta (Tenderly: The Rosemary Clooney Musical), Judy McLane (M...

Happy New Year with a wonderful surprise : your favorite aliens are back !!! We would like to invite you to our new round of performances at the New York Winter Festival on Monday January 13th 2020, 9.00PM, Wednesday January 15th 2020, 9.00PM, Saturday January 18th 2020, 6.00 PM at the ‘Hudson Guild Theater’, 441 W 26th st, New York, NY 10001. You...

Tuesday, 01/28/2020 - 6:00pm. Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò at New York University. 24 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011-8604. Join the KIT staff and their friends in celebrating 20 years of theater in NY (and beyond)! January 28, 2000: KIT incorporates becoming officially the main Italian theater company in New York. Twenty years later, it bring...

Chiara / Valerio, a couple of international theatre makers, will stage “Marathon” by Edoardo Erba (translation by Francesca LoDico) on Wednesday January 15 2020 at 7:30PM at Dixon Place, 161A Chrystie Street, between Rivington and Delancey, Manhattan NY. Featuring Chiara Cimmino and Kimberly DiPersia. Directed by Valerio Vittorio Garaffa and stage-...

From Friday, January 17, 2020, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Scripps Ranch Theatre, 9783 Avenue of Nations, San Diego, 92131. Age limit: 18+ Cost: $37 | Get tickets. The plot of this Italian American comedy is near operatic: 2 men, 2 women and an overseeing matriarch - Aunt Mae. Huey is married to Janice, Aldo loves Janice, Teresa hates Janice. Huey also loves...

The Italian Chicks is a passionate blend of comedy, characters, music, song parodies, improv and Italian-American culture. When these four dynamic, multi-talented women hit the stage, they will make you remember things you paid your shrink to forget. It's a celebration of food, family, memories and Italian tradition. Whether you're Italian or not,...

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Joe Gulla in The Bronx Queen on December 27th at 9:30pm. Playwright/actor/reality star Joe Gulla, best known for his award-winning shows, Bronx Queen Trilogy, Garbo, Gay.Porn.Mafia, Sleeping With The Fish, and his sold-out engagements at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater, makes his Feinstein's/54...