When: Dec 4, 2022 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM - Where: Boca Black Box Center For The Arts 8221 Glades Road, Suite 10, Boca Raton, Florida 33434 Daniel Franzese, star of the smash hit movie Mean Girls and HBO’s Looking, brings his wildly popular Italian Mom character to the stage in the world premiere comedy of Italian Mom Loves You! It’s the day of Nan...

Italian actress Monica Bellucci will be playing Maria Callas in ‘Maria Callas: Letters and Memoirs’ at the Beacon Theatre, 2124 Broadway on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, on Friday, January 27. Bellucci channels the Greek opera legend in this one-woman show with text and stage direction by Tom Volf. Accompanied by the Wordless Music Orchestra, Belluc...

A crooning, tap-dancing, storytelling Tony Danza will take his traveling show “Tony Danza: Standards & Stories” to the Tilles Center at LIU Post on Dec. 2 and The Suffolk in Riverhead on Dec. 3. The acting star, who grew up in New York City and Malverne, Long Island, is best known for his roles in the television series Taxi and Who’s The Boss. Thou...

Eric D’Alessandro always knew all roads would lead to comedy. “It’s just kind of an extension of trying to not make my childhood end,” said the 32-year-old former resident of Westerleigh. “My friends and I would mess around all day, all my friends were so funny. We loved making jokes. We loved studying comedians and watching comedy together and alw...

When: Wed, 11/30/2022 at 4:00pm - Where: Zoom Lecture Series. Participation is free. RSVP is MANDATORY. The Zoom link will be provided on the day of the event. On the Italian Stage is a series of encounters conceived and led by Laura Caparrotti (Artistic Director, Kairos Italy Theater) that journeys into the history of Italian Theater to explore it...

A first-generation Italian-American born and raised in Westchester, NY, Anthony Rodia came out of the womb making people laugh. With over 900,000 social media followers and over 22 million YouTube views, audiences love Rodia’s candidness about his personal life and razor-sharp observations on marriage, parenthood, road rage, and everything else wor...

Athenaeum Center - 2936 N Southport Ave, Chicago, IL 60657. Purchase tickets here. Renaissance Italy comes to 21st Century Chicago. In this modern interpretation of the classical commedia dell’arte, acclaimed Italian director and educator Antonio Fava directs Laughing Stock’s skilled commedia actors in a newly devised show. Pantalone, upon writing...

In the historic Carnegie Hall, amid the shimmering lights of Broadway, the Fondazione Arena di Verona held a special concert to celebrate their 100th anniversary and to promote the 2023 season. The concert was held in Zankel Hall, Carnegie’s newest concert venue and was opened with a speech by Cecilia Gasdia, Artistic Director of the Fondazione Are...

For an opera that's had a pretty spotty performance record at the Met--Verdi's longest opera, DON CARLOS/DON CARLO, had its company premiere in 1920 then mostly disappeared until Rudolf Bing resurrected it in 1950 for the first production of his tenure as General Manager--it's looking suddenly a lot more familiar. Last season, the company gave its...

For 37 years, the annual “Viviano Variety Show” benefit has operated by the theatrical credo of “the show must go on!” But as Geoffrey Chaucer wrote during medieval times, “All good things must come to an end.” And so it is that the “Viviano Variety Show,” a holiday tradition for many Kansas City area families, will have its 38th and last performan...