The Verona Opera Festival 2021 has become an ambassador for Italian culture and beauty, thanks to a close collaboration by the Verona Arena Foundation with some of the top museums and exhibition spaces in the country, from the Uffizi to the Vatican Library, in the most significant development for this year's opera season in the iconic Veneto city....

On Thursday night, May 27, Macaluso’s in Hawthorne became the setting for the Hawthorne Pride Alliance’s presentation of “My Big Gay Italian Wedding,” a play written by Anthony J. Wilkinson.  Ticket sales went toward the HPA’s scholarship fund, which will be used to benefit two Hawthorne High School students as they seek higher education. HPA Chair...

New Jersey Performing Arts Center will present Vic DiBitetto on Saturday, June 26, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, June 26, 2021 at 9:30 p.m. Vic DiBitetto-"The Italian Hurricane"-returns to NJPAC! Get ready for a night of "blue-collar comedy in a red sauce" with one of Jersey's own. On TV, the big screen, and comedy stages across the country, Amer...

The little OPERA theatre of ny will present a livestream concert of Monteverdi & Other Treasures from the Seicento on Friday, June 4, 2021 at 7:30pm ET. The production will offer an optional immersive viewing experience by Musae. Tickets begin at $5 on a sliding scale and can be purchased at lotny.org/2-livestreams or by calling (646) 481-9890. Wit...

Produced, with the supervision of Valeria Oriani, by 369gradi in Italy and Umanism in New York, the movie is part of the Italian and American Playwrights Project, and the recipient of the grant "Vivere all'Italiana sul palcoscenico" of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. After being selected for the Manhattan Rep's Stories Film Festival, the f...

Actor and stand up comedian Sebastian Maniscalco has been set by Romano to join the untitled dramedy that Romano is directing from a script Romano wrote with Mark Stegemann. Romano first met Maniscalco when they did Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman together. Romano stars with Laurie Metcalf and ICM Partners is selling distribution. Leo (Romano) and A...

The hit comedy, “My Big Gay Italian Wedding” by Anthony J. Wilkinson will arrive in Hawthorne, NJ on May 27, 2021 at Macaluso’s Restaurant.  This comedy which satirizes same-sex marriage with many over the top characters is being produced by the Hawthorne Pride Alliance. This production will be the second time that “My Big Gay Italian Wedding” will...

We want to introduce you to beauty and art through the discovery of five of Italy's most famous and attractive theatres: the Teatro Massimo in Palermo, the Teatro San Carlo in Naples, the Teatro dell'Opera in Rome, the Teatro La Fenice in Venice and the Teatro La Scala in Milan. All of these theatres demonstrate how important music and art have alw...

In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY announces Luca Garello's play When Men Used to be Men (Quando gli uomini erano uomini) as the winner of the 2021 Mario Fratti Award. The In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY, previously postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, will return in spring 2022. "Not being able to celebrate Italian theater as we do eve...

La direttrice del Kairos Italy Theater, Laura Caparrotti ha intervistato lo sceneggiatore Frank J. Avella e la storica Marcella Bencivenni. Accompagnati dalle letture teatrali degli attori: Giacomo Rocchini e Mario Merone “Political Theater in Italian American Theater” è l’evento organizzato da Kairos Italy Theatre e Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimò de...