The perpetually creative Laura Caparrotti wears many hats. Not only is she a director, actor, writer, educator, and leader in various theater and language organizations, but she is also the Founding Artistic Director of the main Italian theater company in New York, Kairos Italy Theater, and of In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY, the first Italia...

Thu, 12/09/2021 - 4:00pm. Zoom Lecture Series. On the Italian Stage is a series of encounters conceived and led by Laura Caparrotti (Artistic Director, Kairos Italy Theater) that journeys into the history of Italian Theater to explore its language, and its contribution to Italian society and world theater. Participation is free. RSVP is MANDATORY....

A music and comedy holiday concert is coming to the Ridgefield Playhouse in just over two weeks. “The Italian Broadway Christmas Show” is coming to the theater on Dec. 15. The show is set to feature world-renowned vocalist Anthony Nunziata, comedian Kevin Bartini and special guest Tony Award winner Debbie Gravitte. Nunziata joins us on Nyberg to sh...

The original Off-Broadway production of the show will debut on the streaming platform Broadway on Demand, one of Broadway's digital media services, this Monday. This funny and heartfelt coming-of-age story explores an Italian immigrant child's delicate dance between culture, identity, and forgiveness. Ingrasciotta gives a tour-de-force portrayal of...

Staten Island’s own, Candice Guardino, is coming to the historic St. George Theatre after acclaimed, sold-out shows in New York., New Jersey, Florida and Chicago. Tickets are now available for her show, ‘Italian Bred!’ scheduled for Saturday, May 21, 2022, at 8 p.m. Doors will open 7 p.m. and ticket are $19-$59. Guardino’s hilarious show ‘Italian B...

The city that never sleeps is home to many Italian actors working in theater on Broadway and Off-Broadway. While the dream is enticing, the pandemic and the subsequent shut down have brought many challenges to New York City artists. Now that lights are back on in the theaters, what is the landscape like? Italian Broadway today and yesterday On Marc...

War, chaos and corruption set the tone for the Giacomo Puccini's iconic opera as Opera Columbus kicks off its 40th season with Tosca, the very first opera it presented upon the company's premiere in 1981. Set in Rome in 1800, the story pits the main character, Rome's diva Floria Tosca, and her lover Mario Cavaradossi against a corrupt police chief,...

Attention, Sebastian Maniscalco fans! The comedian will be taking the stage at four venues in the tri-state area: the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J., Madison Square Garden, the UBS Arena in Elmont, L.I., and the Barclays Center in Brooklyn for his “Nobody Does This” tour. On Sunday, Dec. 26 at 7 p.m., Maniscalco will perform at the Prudential Ce...

The time of year when families gather for reunions, dinners and parties also means the funniest family function around. Peter Fogel arrives in Arlington MA for two weeks in the new "My Mother's Italian, My Father's Jewish & I'm Home for the Holidays!," Dec. 8 - 19, 2021 at the REGENT Theatre, 7 Medford St., Arlington, MA 02474 The comedy chaos cont...

Comedian Joe Gatto, of the Impractical Jokers, is set to perform in the Event Center on Thursday, January 13th, 2022, at 8:00pm. Joe Gatto is known for the hit TV shows Impractical Jokers and The Misery Index. He founded The Tenderloins Comedy Troupe with  his co-stars in 1999. The troupe has toured with a live comedy show to sold-out crowds across...