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...

Roundabout Theatre Company on Monday announced a new Broadway production of Tennessee Williams' play The Rose Tattoo, starring Oscar winner Marisa Tomei as Serafina Delle Rose. The show, directed by Trip Cullman, was previously performed with Tomei in the same role during the 2016 Williamstown Theatre Festival. It is set to land on Broadway this fa...

Back with their brand new show, Delphine and Carmela Calamari are bringing their 23rd Annual Italian Sausagefest to town. Celebrate the days of summer with these sassy, brassy broads from Brooklyn as they sing, dance, and cook delicious street fair goodies for you and your friends. Whether you're a sausage-lover or not, you'll laugh until your side...

Amazing, local theater! Over the River and Through the Woods, written by Joe DiPietro with Jack & Donna Gestri, Jay & Irene Howard, Emily Staudt, Anthony Malchar Nick is a single, Italian-American guy from New Jersey. His parents retired and moved to Florida. That doesn’t mean his family isn’t still in Jersey. In fact, he sees both sets of his gran...

L’esplorazione dell’universo femminile, l’evoluzione dei rapporti uomo/donna e i rispettivi ruoli nel tempo. Sono queste le tematiche di W2! (Woman Too!) lo spettacolo di danza e teatro che la ballerina italiana Alessandra Corona metterà in scena i prossimi 1 e 2 Giugno al The Theater at St Jeans nella  Chiesa di St Jean Baptiste di Manhattan. La c...

The 14th May marks the anniversary of the inauguration of the first Italian permanent theatre: the Piccolo Teatro. The theatre was founded in the city of Milan by two very young entrepreneurs, Paolo Grassi and Giorgio Strehler. It was 1947 and the Second World War had just ended. Italy was a country that needed to recover economically and also from...