Actor Scott Aiello knew he had big shoes to fill when he took on the role of Mayor Vincent “Buddy” Cianci in “The Prince of Providence.” Trinity Repertory Company’s production, based on the book by journalist Mike Stanton, has been a hit with audiences and critics since opening last month. The play depicts Cianci’s long reign as the Mayor of Rhode...

After more than 60 performances, the award-winning one man-show A KISS - ANTONIO LIGABUE comes back to NYC. It tells the true story of the struggles of outsider artist Antonio Ligabue who became famous just before he died. Today, Ligabue is one of Italys most well-known artists, the „Italian van Gogh". Large charcoal drawings are created live on st...

Amas Musical Theatre, (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer), is seeking an actor to play Shakespeare’s Romeo, who has time-slipped into 1960’s Brooklyn, for the upcoming premiere production (January 2020) of “Romeo and Bernadette: A Musical Tale of Verona and Brooklyn,” with a book by Mark Saltzman and music based on classic Italian melodies. Justin...

The original musical about Sicilians, Neapolitans and Jewish Businessmen titled, "They Call it Gravy; WE Call it SAUCE!" has scheduled its final three performances in New Jersey on October 11-13 at the Brook Arts Center before it crosses the Hudson. "They Call it Gravy; WE Call it SAUCE!" tells the story of Rosa, a second-generation Sicilian living...

The mere mention of New York City, Broadway and cabaret conjures a world of glitz, entertainment and glamor. Perhaps that’s why, despite the ascent of digital forms of entertainment, the cabaret tradition has continued to thrive in what Frank Sinatra so proudly sang about as the “city that doesn’t sleep.” As much as anyone, Marieann Meringolo repre...

A Make It Happen Production presents John Patrick Shanley's comic romance Italian American Reconciliation which features veteran actress Lori Triolo and Luciana Carro. Directed by Ivette Dumeng. Featuring: Luciana Carro (Battlestar Galactica, Kelix, Falling Skies), Lori Triolo (BlackStone, Riverdale), Franco Lo Presti (Bad Blood) Mershad Torabi (Bo...

For the first time in the United States, the Four Italian Tenors will perform the greatest Tenor Arias and Songs of all time, in wonderful unique arrangements, created particularly for their U.S. Debut Tour. The quartet will make a stop at the State Theatre on Friday, October 11th. Show time is 8:00 PM. Tickets are $45/$35 and can be purchased by v...

His pace is frenetic. He holds no hostages. He says what you are thinking but are afraid to say out loud. The bottom line is this: Wear adult diapers if you are going to see Vic DiBitetto perform live.  He will return to The Newton Theatre for shows on Friday, March 6th, 2020 at 8:00pm and Saturday, March 7th, 2020 at 8:00pm. Vic has created many v...

There will be two Italian music directors in Chicago. Enrique Mazzola will become the top conductor at the Lyric Opera of Chicago following the retirement of Andrew Davis at the end of the 2020-21 season. Mazzola joins Riccardo Muti, music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra since the 2010-11 season. “It’s a big honor to be the colleague liv...

Mambo Italiano, at Westchester Broadway Theatre (WBT) through Sept. 29, is an ambitious, musically-packed, and checkered affair, which also describes the motif of the stage floor and the tablecloths. (For tickets: (914) 592-2222; BroadwayTheatre.com Based on a Canadian movie, which in turn was based on an autobiographical play by Steve Galluccio, i...