This year's edition of the Italian Perspective series organized by the Italian Studies Program at Chapman University in association with Musco Center is a unique opportunity to learn about the influence of Italian theatrical culture throughout a variety of periods, styles, and genres. A program of original plenary lectures and live performances wil...

When: Fri, March 10, 2023, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM EST - Where: I AM Books 124 Salem Street Boston, MA 02113  Meet the cast of “Io mi canto da sola - I sing my own song”, the upcoming performance by All’italiana - Boston Italian Theatre company about the centuries-long fight against patriarchy and violence against women . The meaning and purpose of the p...

When: February 17, 2023 - February 18, 2023 at 7:30 p.m. - Where: Garden Theatre, 160 West Plant Street , Winter Garden, FL 34787 - Price: $35/$55 - Visit Website Steve Solomon’s smash hit, is inspired by Steve’s hilarious family and all the people in his life whose sole purpose is to drive him into therapy … and they succeeded! One part lasagna, o...

The Petruzzelli Theater in Bari is the fourth-largest opera house in Italy and one of the most important, with La Scala in Milan, La Fenice in Venice, the Regio in Turin, the San Carlo in Naples and the Massimo in Palermo. The project for the theater was presented by the Petruzzelli brothers, Onofrio and Antonio, to their brother-in-law Angelo Mess...

Philadelphia's prestigious Academy of Vocal Arts will present Gaetano Donizetti's "opera buffa" Don Pasquale this February - with a hometown twist. Audiences will be taken on a sentimental adventure, as the opera will be set in mid-60s South Philadelphia. This production will evoke nostalgia for that time, from the golden age of the Italian Market...

Italian screen siren Monica Bellucci makes the leap to the stage by embodying 20th-century soprano Maria Callas. In Letters and Memoirs, directed by Tom Volf and playing in New York at the Beacon Theater on Friday, Jan. 27, Bellucci, 58, channels the Greek opera legend as she recites Callas' previously unpublished letters and writings to tell the s...

From January 26–28, 2023, at La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club (66 E. 4th Street, NYC), La MaMa is presenting the New York Premiere of fedeli d’Amore (Love’s faithful), a polyptych in seven panels for Dante Alighieri by Marco Martinelli and Ermanna Montanari with music by Luigi Ceccarelli, featuring Ermanna Montanari and live trumpet by Simone Marz...

The most-watched late-night show on television? With an average of 2.5 million viewers, it’s Fox News Channel’s “Gutfeld!” a sketch show with a satirical take on current events. “Gutfeld!” has regularly surpassed “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” and “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” in viewership since August 2022....

Shake off the post-holiday blues with some high-energy fun courtesy of Club Fugazi’s latest production, “Ennio: The Living Paper Cartoon.” The one-man show stars Italian mime, comedian and cabaret artist Ennio Marchetto. At last week’s opening night performance, Marchetto's whirlwind series of parodies of some 60 different celebrities and historica...

On Friday, Jan. 20, and Saturday, Jan. 21, Italian contemporary theatre company Teatro delle Albe will perform “fedeli d’Amore,” or “Love’s Faithful,” at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts. The company comes at the invitation of both Penn Live Arts and the Center for Italian Studies collaborating with the Italian Studies section of the De...