The last time Chazz Palminteri performed "A Bronx Tale" in Baltimore, he came away with a restaurant. It was during the 2009 national tour of his autobiographical, one-man show that Palminteri met the Vitale family, the Little Italy restaurateurs that would become his partners in Chazz: A Bronx Original, the Harbor East Italian restaurant that ope...

For Matt Decapua and Marina Re, rehearsing for Florida Studio Theatre's production of "Over the River and Through the Woods" has been more than a return to a theatrical venue where they both have performed previously. It's been a literal homecoming.   "I knew every one of these characters. I grew up with them. This is my life," says Re, one...

By Charmain Z. Brackett   Mafia threats, gambling debts, infidelity and death are contrasted with catchy music of an iconic band led by a falsetto-singing Italian-American in a Tony Award-winning musical, which is coming to Bell Auditorium Dec. 8-13. Based on the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, whose hits include Sherry, Can't...

Giorgio Armani is now taking on Broadway. In his first theatrical collaboration, the designer has provided the clothes for "China Doll," a David Mamet play opening in early December starring Al Pacino. The play is the story of a billionaire Mickey Ross who is ready to walk away from everything with his beautiful young fiancĂ©e until one ph...

Join us for a fun evening! Two Original Commedia Dell'Arte Scenes in English With Music by Renaissonics.When: Friday, November 7 at 7:00 pmWhere: 41 Hampshire St, Cambridge, MA 02139Click here for tickets and information   Rave reviews for Pazzi Lazzi and Renaissonics:"Boston's own Commedia dell'Arte troupe made its fabulous debut... The pro...

New York is not just Manhattan, and one who understood very well this is Laura Caparrotti, Roman by birth and New Yorker by adoption, who last year created "In scena! Italian Theater festival NY" that brings the Italian theater in all 5 boroughs of New York City: Manhattan as well as also the Bronx, Staten Island, Brooklyn and Queens. The 2014 edi...

Pazzi Lazzi hosted by Boston Bambino ClubWhen: Friday, April 25th, 2014 from 6:30 P.M. to 7:30 P.M. (PDT)Where: First Church in Cambridge - Margaret Jewett Hall. 11 Garden St., Cambridge, MA 02138 Come to celebrate April 25th, the Italian "Festa della Liberazione" with "Arietta di Commedia"! The show is the family version of "Aria di Commedia" and...

MARCH 09, 2015 - 06:00 PMCasa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò - 24 West 12th Street - New York, NY 10011 What do you get when you put together a hungry servant, a know-it-all Latin speaking doctor and a string of sausages? You get Pazzi Lazzi in Aria di Commedia! You'll giggle at Dottore's "little problem" and the beautiful Flaminia's long...

Born in New York, but with Italian blood flowing through her veins, originally from Francavilla Angitola in Calabria, Lucia Grillo is a fireball of energy within a witty, creative mind. She's an actress, screenwriter, an award winning director (her shorts "A pena do pana" and "Ad Ipponion" won some festivals), a producer and excellent TV host. &nb...

Marco Armiliato conducts this entertaining production featuring Diana Damrau's first-ever performance in the title role of the sleepwalking Amina.   The sensational Mexican tenor Javier Camarena is her fiance, Elvino, with the Italian bass Michele Pertusi as Count Rodolfo. The cast also includes the Australian soprano Rachelle Durkin as Lisa...