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...

Wedding bells will ring this month as “My Big Gay Italian Wedding” resumes live performances in New Jersey. After being shutdown for more than a year due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Avenel Performing Arts Center will host live productions of the show from April 29 through May 8.  The eccentric comedy, written by Grant City playwrigh...

When: April 28, 2021 – 7:30 p.m. PTSpeaker: Maurizio Igor MetaTopic: “Ellis Island”Location: Online – Zoom (go to https://danteseattle.org/event/italian-language-meeting-april-28-2021/ on April 28th to get the link) There will be a “social hour” beginning at 7 pm. The presentation will start at 7:30. “Ellis Island” is the Journey of Life. It is not...

The Avenel Performing Arts Center (APAC), a new multi-disciplinary performing arts center located in Woodbridge, New Jersey, presents My Big Gay Italian Wedding April 29th through May 8th, 2021. Anthony Pinnunziato, a gay Italian-American from a large chaotic family, wants to marry his boyfriend Andrew Polinski in a traditional Italian ceremony. An...

From a distance, the 13th century tower seems to ride the hilltop alone. A ruin or perhaps an invitation to more, its mystery is finally revealed when a cypress lined road eases to an end. A striking 13th century portal waits, beckoning one to step inside this picturesque, sleepy Tuscan village.  Welcome to Monticchiello, province of Siena. If a gu...

Three perspectives on Dante in the online shows Living the Italian Way On Stage and in Music. The concert Strabordante. A Musical Journey With Nine Stops in Dante’s Inferno by Nusica.org is an original unreleased musical piece that combines jazz, rock and noise to depict Dante's Inferno in a multimedia production. Produced by the Xenia Cultural Ass...

Another great presentation from the Sicilian actress Sebina Montagno, on the virtual stage with a new theatrical performance at the REDCAT ROY AND EDNA DISNEY/CALARTS THEATER in Los Angeles, a performance that has been sold out. A wonderful rendition that played from March 7th to 20th. Sebina performed the role of Lisa, in the recital "Steel Skin"...

La mia idea, direi la mia ossessione, era che di questa donna, tanto importante per la cultura letteraria del nostro Paese, bisognasse rappresentare la carne. Come se fosse assolutamente necessario non fermarsi a una rievocazione “semplicemente” letteraria, quanto di una rappresentazione vivente. (Marcello Fois) È proprio l’intreccio tra vita e scr...

The three main characters of “Turning” — which will be presented through March 7 with social distancing precautions at the Lackland Performing Arts Center in Hackettstown — can perform impressive gymnastic moves. But they can’t dance. At least at the moment, as the play starts. They’re female American Olympic athletes, attending a ball on the ocean...

In 2015 I made a small contribution to a crazy, unprecedented and wonderful feat. A group of visionaries managed to bring the great actor Tony Lo Bianco to Rome, where in a historic evening at the Sala Umberto he staged his show "The Little Flower," the story of Fiorello La Guardia, the most beloved mayor by his citizens in the history of New York....