This past January comedian, actor and best-selling author Sebastian Maniscalco had “the biggest week of his career” to-date according the Entertainment Weekly. That week included performing four shows at “The World’s Most Famous Arena,” Madison Square Garden, and releasing his new Netflix Original special– Stay Hungry – streaming now.  On the heels...

“My Big Gay Italian Wedding” is celebrating its Sweet 16 with a host of special performances in New Jersey. The eccentric comedy by Grant City playwright/actor Anthony J. Wilkinson first opened off-Broadway in 2003 at Actors’ Playhouse in Greenwich Village before moving uptown to Theatre Four in the spring of 2004. In 2009, the show moved to the St...

This weekend is a feast when it comes to touring comedians coming to Milwaukee. Providing the finest aged act among them, however, is Rocky LaPorte, who plays 7 and 9 p.m. shows at Potawatomi Hotel and Casino’s Northern Lights Theater Saturday, June 29.  LaPorte has been first gracing late night talk show stages 30 years ago when he performed on Pa...

The Festival second edition will take place November 2020. Submissions are now open for the SHOW CATEGORY, including full productions of any and all theatrical genres including new plays, musicals, adaptations, revivals, devised work and experimental work. SUBMISSION DEADLINE IS SEPTEMBER 1, 2019 To submit your SHOW: Download the official OnStage!...

Stand-up comedian Maija DiGiorgio headlined Governor's Comedy Club at The Brokerage in Bellmore on Long Island for a good turnout.DiGiorgio shared the stage with emcee Michele Fox, Mario Bosco, and Olga Namer. "Keep it going for your comedians," DiGiorgio exclaimed, as she took the Brokerage stage, acknowledging her opening acts. She shared that sh...

Comedian Maryann “Boom Boom” Maisano appeared on GoLocal LIVE where she spoke to the upcoming performance of the “Italian Chicks” in East Greenwich on June 15 — and the reaction the show got last time it was in Rhode Island.  “The people, the show we did last time — was so amazing. It’s like a wedding at the end of the show — there’s a reception li...

A magical production of Agostino Steffani’s Orlando generoso opened the 20thincarnation of the Boston Early Music Festival’s biannual exhibition and concert extravaganza on Sunday. Half barricaded by construction fencing on Tremont Street, the beautifully restored Cutler Emerson Majestic Theater offered an exquisite haven of disbelief for a tale of...

The musical-comedy “A Bronx Tale” feels like a story you’ve been told before. True, the show’s creator Chazz Palminteri originated the material as a one-man show in 1989 and Robert De Niro turned it into a movie in 1993. But that’s not it. This Broadway version, which debuted on the Great White Way in 2017, has a been-there-seen-that mist settled a...

Una vita di andate e ritorni, tra l’America e l’Italia, di biglietti staccati, di sogni realizzati e di capitoli nuovi aperti. Per Tony Boccia, pendolare dei cieli, la spola con l’altra sponda dell’oceano è parte regolare della sua vita. Arrivato per amore la prima volta a fine anni Settanta, sente il richiamo della madre patria dove ritorna e  lav...

Audience is part of the chaotic wedding fun in the improvisational production Fashion and music may change over time, but director Leona Collesano is sure at least one thing remains the same — Italian-American weddings and the mayhem that comes with them. Her intimate knowledge of the unique chaos and excitement of these life-changing events is par...