By Alicia Kort The tale of this young boy's life in the Bronx has been presented in many forms: An autobiographical one-man show, a critically-acclaimed 1993 film and now, a Broadway musical.   Although this musical isn't particularly groundbreaking, it's fun, which sometimes Broadway musicals just need to be. Aptly promoted as a mix betwee...

Carlo Fiorletta is an actor and producer but his position as President of the Guild for Italian American Actors is what separates him from many in the entertainment industry. The Guild for Italian American Actors, known as GIAA, was first called the Italian Actors Union, founded in 1937 by Antonio Maiori.   The professional organization is t...

di Beatrice Bondi   Lunedì sera presso i Chelsea Studios di Manhattan è stato presentato The Truth About Truth, riadattamento scritto in lingua inglese dell'opera teatrale di Pirandello Così è se vi pare, firmato dagli autori Jon Laskin e Michael Aquilante. La riscrittura è stata svelata con una prima lettura davanti al pubblico, alla quale...

When: Saturday, June 6, 2014 at 8:00Where: Regent Theatre, 7 Medford Street, Arlington, MA Joe Avati returns to Boston with an ENCORE performance of his award winning bilingual Italian stand up comedy show 'Back to Basics'. Watching Joe Avati is like attending a master class in comedy – his timing, his observations and his delivery are second to n...

Un'iniziativa della Fondazione Banca del Monte di Lucca insieme ai Lucchesi nel Mondo. Uno spettacolo musicale per raccontare le emozioni dei nostri migranti "Italy loves America", con Franc D'Ambrosio insuperabile Fantasma dell'Opera   Uno spettacolo per raccontare in musica le emozioni dei nostri migranti negli Usa. "Italy loves America -...

Paper Mill Playhouse's world premiere of A Bronx Tale: A Musical, based on Chazz Palminteri's 1993 film opened last night and, in the words of Sonny, "This one could be one of the greats."   A Bronx Tale is the coming of age story of an Italian-American kid (Calogero) from the Bronx (Belmont Ave to be exact) trying to find his path in life,...

Longtime Cape Coral director Anne Palmer is starting a regular dinner-theater show at Cape Coral's Italian-American Club. Palmer's Sand Flea Players troupe will stage a new comedy or light drama every 1½ months at the downtown Cape club, she says. That could eventually change to once a month.   The first play takes place Saturday, May 1...

If this were Naples, it would be champagne," purred Sophia Loren, gesturing to the glass of water by her blue velvet wingback chair.   Before she even took the stage, the evening's moderator, veteran show biz journalist Bill Harris, warned the crowd Saturday night at the historic St. George Theatre: "You're getting ready to see one of the mo...

by Laura   Cinquant'anni fa Rugantino debuttava a Broadway. Dopo il successo del tour italiano, la commedia musicale italiana torna a NYC. Enrico Brignano interpreterà la maschera romanesca, sbruffone dal cuore tenero, accompagnato da 50 attori, ballerini e cantanti. Lo spettacolo, in italiano coi sottotitoli in inglese, si terrà presso...

By Maurita Cardone Occhiali da sole, modi rozzi e sopra le righe, una voce rauca, quasi fastidiosa. É così che si presenta al pubblico de La MaMa il nevrotico generale, interpretato da Alessandro Renda, protagonista dello spettacolo Noise in the Waters (Rumore di acque il titolo italiano).   Conta i morti e lo fa con fastidio, con quella in...