The weather might be forbidding and frosty, but the warm tastes of sunny Italy wait for dinner theatre guests at Possum Hall.   The table is set and dinner is served the weekends of Jan. 30 and 31 and Feb. 1, 6, 7 and 8. The show, Ken Ludwig's "Leading Ladies," is light comedy, full of laughs and as enjoyable as dessert.   Read more...

by Michael Traversa   Ask any actor, they will always say that theatre is their first love. There is nothing like doing a play in front of a live audience. Seeing Annabella Sciorra on stage Off-Broaway in A Month in the Country alongside Anthony Edwards and Peter Dinklage, reminded us how much we've missed this great actress, proud to call h...

The characters in John Patrick Shanley's "Italian American Reconciliation" appreciate the minestrone at their local diner. Watching them relish their soup in the version of the play now at Northern Virginia's 1st Stage, you can't help hankering for more to savor in the theatrical variety. No egregious flaws mar director Michael Chamberlin's stagin...

Da martedì 3 dicembre Italytheater è una realtà e possiede una sua credibilità. L'associazione culturale creata dal regista pugliese Vittorio Capotorto e dall'uomo di marketing emiliano (ma con base a Zurigo) Francesco Pagano, ha messo in scena il suo primo spettacolo e quindi ha accolto il pubblico nell'arco di due serate, discusso con alcuni...

The Italian American Museum and Italytime present: A Night of Corto-s (A Night of Short Films). You are cordially invited to attend "A Night of Short Films" at the Italian American Museum this Saturday, December 20th.   For the first time in New York City, italytime unites "Corto-s (Short Films) and Theater" in one special night where n...

by Julie Yolles   Champagne toasts and milestones all around for the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning musicalJersey Boys this month. On Nov. 6, Jersey Boyscelebrated 10 years on Broadway. When the curtain rises Tuesday at the Fisher Theatre, Detroit will mark the 100th city that the current national tour has played.   And for ac...

It's old country meets new world in the all-new larger-than-life Teatro ZinZanni Seattle creation, "Be Italian!," which is starting rehearsals with its brand new cast this week in the magical, Seattle-based spiegeltent.   Teatro ZinZanni is a fully original show based in Seattle, Washington whose model is unlike anything else seen in the Uni...

Chazz Palminteri stars in "A Bronx Tale," his acclaimed one-man show that launched him to fame, at the Mayo Performing Arts Center, Friday, October 17 at 8 pm. Tickets are $49-69.   Written and performed by Chazz Palminteri, A Bronx Tale tells the story of Calogero Anello, a young boy from a working class family who gets involved in the worl...

by Brent Owen   Giulia Rozzi is a quick witted Boston girl, raised by Italian Catholic parents who immigrated to the states before she was born. It's that background that has developed her rather blunt, deeply personal and highly animated style of comedy.   And for the record, for her, personal means talking a lot about her sex life....

di Filomena Fuduli Sorrentino Abbiamo incontrato a New York e intervistato due giovani artisti italiani, l'attrice genovese Chiara Cimmino, e il regista-attore romano di origini siciliane Valerio Vittorio Garaffa. Entrambi hanno studiato alla Scuola d'Arte Drammatica Paolo Grassi di Milano e si occupano di teatro e poesia.   I due giovani a...