The once longest standing Phantom in The Phantom of The Opera has hope of delivering the "Music of the Night" to Athens on Saturday. "I'm just really looking forward to getting back to Ohio and seeing the beautiful Spring and looking forward to performing to your audience," Franc D'Ambrosio said. D'Ambrosio, an Italian-American singer and act...

"Light in the Piazza," one of the most complex musicals to produce, is being performed in Atlanta for the first time. Theatrical Outfit in downtown Atlanta is housing the city's first production of this Italian-American play under Richard Garner's direction as part of its 2015-16 Season of Courage series.   "It is a tender love story,"...

di Maurita Cardone  Per salire all'appartamento di Mario Fratti bisogna chiamare un ascensore di quelli di una volta, con il cancello a scorrimento e l'ascensorista che ti spinge il bottone del piano. "Vai al quindicesimo – mi dice sentendomi parlare italiano al telefono – da Mario. È l'unico italiano qui". Il palazzo è uno di quegli austeri...

"Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer," said Michael Corleone in "The Godfather, Part II." As wise as that may sound, he never said anything about ex-wives or girlfriends. Exploring those sticky relationships – up close and closer – were left to playwrights like John Patrick Shanley, who creates emotional ups and downs and, ultimately,...

It is no secret that Italians can be very dramatic, and nowhere is that more evident than in New York City in May during the Italian Theater Festival. "On Stage" in Italian translates to "In Scena." For the fourth year, Kairos Italy Theater, the preeminent Italian theater company in New York, is presenting a 15-day festival with that title througho...

The World Premiere of DaVinci & Michelangelo: Titans Side by Side Original Museum Theatre Performance will make its debut at the Glitter Dome Event Center in the RINO Arts District of Denver, CO beginning with an evening performance on November 27th, 2015 at 7:30pm and playing selected matinee and evening performance through December until New...

A newly formed theater ensemble, La Strada of Asbury Park, New Jersey is making waves in the post-Sandy seaside town with both the projects they are producing, and how they are being produced.   Unlike many fledgling stage companies, which subsist on drawing crowds with well-known, established commercial pieces and then, perhaps, sprinkle in...

Sono trascorsi 18 anni dai giorni in cui il regista pugliese Vittorio Capotorto iniziò la sua attività a New York, prima come docente del suo corso Italian Theater Practicum a Columbia University, quindi come fondatore di "Teatromania" (con cui ha messo in scena decine di spettacoli), per arrivare alla nascita di Italytime, tenuta a battesimo col s...

Quando: Mercoledì 21 Set 2016 dalle 18:30 alle 20:30 Dove: Italian Cultural Institute of New York, 686 Park Ave, New York, NY 10021 Organizzato da: Istituto Italiano di Cultura di New York - Ingresso: Libero   Fausto Paravidino, ospite della prima edizione di Italian Playwright Project, torna a New York per iniziare il percorso d...

Thank goodness, literally, for Vittorio Grigolo. Almost single-voicedly, the lively Italian tenor brought distinction to an otherwise drab L'elisir d'amore on Thursday. The Met, not incidentally, yawned with empty seats. That seems to be the norm these days. Still, the sparse crowd went wild after Grigolo glorified the opera's greatest hit, "Una f...