A premiere is always a gift to the attending public because of its novelty, regardless of the content and validity of the performance, but in the case of After Dinner Opera Company’s “Sacco and Vanzetti” an extra layer of glamour and interest was added, both because of the composers and the topic of the opera. Yes, it’s composers and not composer,...

Rossini’s “Otello” premiered in 1816, and the musical adaptation of Shakespeare's famous play was a hit for seven decades. Then Verdi’s version debuted in 1887 and was acclaimed as a pinnacle of the art form, causing Rossini’s version to recede into a rarity.Opera Philadelphia excavated it Friday night at the Academy of Music for its O22 festival i...

Ovation Dinner Theater and the Italian-American Heritage Club will present “Joey and Gina's Italian Comedy Wedding” at 6 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 15, at the CHEER Community Center, 20520 Sand Hill Road, Georgetown. Doors open at 5:15 p.m. The fundraiser supports scholarships to benefit Sussex County high school seniors. It is a full wedding, so guests...

The Italian Chicks comedy & Variety Show will be performing at the Regent Theatre in Arlington, MA. October 14 ,2022 – 8pm Showtime Tickets are available here. The Italian Chicks always offer a special reduced promo discount code for all, Italian American Organizations and well as Police, First Responders, EMT & all organizations that support and g...

When: Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 8:00PM - Where: Town Hall, New York City -  Tickets On Sale June 24 at 10:00AM Actor and playwright Chazz Palminteri will perform A Bronx Tale at New York City’s Town Hall on Saturday, October 1, 2002 at 8:00PM. On the 35th anniversary of the classic play, which was later developed into a Robert DeNiro-directed fi...

Some actors grow huffy when asked about a role from 20 years ago, but Michael Imperioli remains grateful about the chance to play Christopher Moltisanti. He happily reflects on “The Sopranos,” despite the many roles he’s since had including starring on “Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector” and “Detroit 1-8-7.” Imperioli, 56, began his career...

When: Saturday, September 24, October 1 and October 8, 2022 from 10:30 am CT to 1:30 pm CT - Where: Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago ItalCultura, in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago, presents a series of three workshops held by the Chicago theater company Laughing Stock Theatre on the origins, developments and influ...

Zeppole LLC announced today it will be sponsoring a popular Italian-American comedian -Mike Marino. The Chief Executive at Zeppole, LLC. Joseph Camerieri, the creator of its famous Zeppole Mix, said in a statement that comedian Mike. Marino has a huge social media following on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. “Marino directs his comedy to...

Bob LuPone, who as an actor earned a Tony Award nomination in the original run of “A Chorus Line” and played Tony Soprano’s family physician, and also helped found and lead the influential off-Broadway theater company MCC Theater for almost 40 years, has died. He was 76. LuPone, brother of Broadway icon Patti LuPone, died Saturday following a three...

After Dinner Opera Company presents the New York and Orchestral staged premiere of Sacco and Vanzetti, begun by Marc Blitzstein, completed & conducted by Leonard Lehrma, and directed by Benjamin Spierman. Playing Saturday, Sept 10, 2022 at 7 pm, and Sunday Sept 11, 2022 at 3 pm at Lehman College Studio Theatre, 250 Bedford Park Boulevard West, The...