Armand Assante News

Date Of Birth:
October 04, 1949 (64)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
Gender:
Male
Cole Theatre to Present Mike Leigh's ECSTASY, 8/21-9/28
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

The newly formed Equity Cole Theatre presents its inaugural production, Mike Leigh's Ecstasy, running August 21-September 28 in Old Town. An intensely naturalistic and darkly comic portrait of gloom and joy, violence and romance, Ecstasy is the story of six sharply drawn characters and their struggle against despair one evening in a run-down London flat. The production stars Boyd Harris, Maura Kidwell, Layne Manzer, Lauren Pizzi, Michaela Petro and Joel Reitsma. Mike Leigh connoisseur Shade Murray, who directed the Jeff Award-winning Abigail's Party for A Red Orchid in 2010, directs. (more...)

Eric Roberts Stars in JESSE, Coming to DVD 8/12
by Movies News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

JESSE, starring Stephanie Finochio, WWE's Trinity, William Forsythe, Armand Assante, and Eric Roberts will be available on DVD August 12th (more...)

NJ Rep Presents LUCKY ME by Robert Caisley, 7/31-8/31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 01, 2014

New Jersey Repertory Company, located at 179 Broadway in Long Branch, is proud to present the National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere of Lucky Me by Robert Caisley, directed by SuzAnne Barabas and starring Dan Grimaldi, Wendy Peace, Michael Irvin Pollard and Mark Light-Orr. (more...)

Cast Announced for Cole Theatre's Inaugural Production, ECSTASY, Running 8/28-9/28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 02, 2014

Mike Leigh connoisseur Shade Murray, who directed the Jeff Award-winning Abigail's Party for A Red Orchid in 2010, will direct Cole Theatre's inaugural production, Mike Leigh's Ecstasy. The production will star Boyd Harris, Maura Kidwell, Layne Manzer, Lauren Pizzi, Michaela Petro and Joel Reitsma. (more...)

Boyd Harris and Layne Manzer Launch the Cole Theatre; ECSTASY to Play A Red Orchid, 8/25-9/28
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

Acclaimed Chicago actors Boyd Harris and Layne Manzer announce the founding of Cole Theatre, working under an Equity contract with non-profit status. With the tagline "victory of the people" as its battle cry, Cole Theatre is an arena for underused and under-sung artists to rise up and be seen louder and clearer. The name "Cole" is Greek for "people's victory." The inaugural show will be Mike Leigh's Ecstasy, staged at A Red Orchid Theatre in Old Town, August 25-September 28. (more...)

'The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love' Released As eBook
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2013

RosettaBooks has released three Oscar Hijuelos works as eBooks, including The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love, for which he was the first Latino to win a Pulitzer Prize in 1990, Our House in the Last World, and The Fourteen Sisters of Emilio Montez O'Brien. Oscar Hijuelos recently died at age 62, a huge loss to American literature. (more...)

Music Legend Joe Isgro to Tell All in Major Motion Picture HIT MAN
by Movies News Desk - Oct 18, 2013

After holding back his intriguing personal story for almost 25 years, legendary music magnate Joe Isgro is ready to tell all, in what will be the major motion picture "HIT MAN." (more...)

Bernadette Peters Performs in Concert with the Pasadena POPS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2013

Tony award-winning singer, actress and American icon, Bernadette Peters performs with the Pasadena POPS for one night only tonight, June 29 at 7:30 pm at the Los Angeles Arboretum. The star of stage, film and television will sing from her extensive songbook including 'Let Me Entertain You' (Gypsy), 'No One Is Alone' (Into the Woods), 'Some Enchanted Evening' (South Pacific), 'Send in the Clowns' (A Little Night Music), 'Being Alive' (Company) plus signature songs from her illustrious career. (more...)

Bernadette Peters to Perform in Concert with the Pasadena POPS, 6/29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2013

Tony award-winning singer, actress and American icon, Bernadette Peters performs with the Pasadena POPS for one night only on Saturday, June 29 at 7:30 pm at the Los Angeles Arboretum. The star of stage, film and television will sing from her extensive songbook including 'Let Me Entertain You' (Gypsy), 'No One Is Alone' (Into the Woods), 'Some Enchanted Evening' (South Pacific), 'Send in the Clowns' (A Little Night Music), 'Being Alive' (Company) plus signature songs from her illustrious career. (more...)

Syfy Greenlights 'High Moon' Pilot Based on Best-Selling John Christopher Novel
by TV News Desk - Aug 03, 2012

Syfy is greenlighting Reunion Pictures' new series pilot High Moon, an adaptation of John Christopher's best-selling novel The Lotus Caves, it was announced today by Mark Stern, President, Original Content, Syfy, and Co-Head, Original Content, Universal Cable Productions. Reunion Pictures is producing the 90-minute pilot which is expected to begin production in Vancouver this fall. (more...)

Composer Neil Berg's New Rock Musical THE 12 Premieres in New Jersey, 3/31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2012

The regional premiere of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan and composer Neil Berg's new rock musical THE 12 comes to the Inserra Theater in Montvale, N.J., for two performances. (more...)

THE 12 to Premiere at Inserra Theater 3/30-31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2012

THE 12 is a powerful new rock musical with Book and Lyrics by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Robert Schenkkan, and Music and Lyrics by award winning composer Neil Berg. THE 12 will have its Regional Premiere Presentation at the Inserra Theater (on the campus of St. Joseph's Regional High School) in Montvale, NJ on March 30th and 31st at 7pm. (more...)

Composer Neil Berg's New Rock Musical THE 12 Premieres in New Jersey, 3/30-3/31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2012

The regional premiere of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan and composer Neil Berg's new rock musical THE 12 comes to the Inserra Theater in Montvale, N.J., for two performances. (more...)

THE 12 to Premiere at Inserra Theater 3/30-31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2012

THE 12 is a powerful new rock musical with Book and Lyrics by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Robert Schenkkan, and Music and Lyrics by award winning composer Neil Berg. THE 12 will have its Regional Premiere Presentation at the Inserra Theater (on the campus of St. Joseph's Regional High School) in Montvale, NJ on March 30th and 31st at 7pm. (more...)

Tony Vincent, Capathia Jenkins, et al. Set for THE TWELVE Concert, 8/9
by BWW News Desk - Aug 09, 2011

Taking a cue from The Who's Tommy, Pink Floyd's The Wall, and Green Day's American Idiot, THE TWELVE is a rock band concept album with all the theatricality of a Broadway show. For one night only at the famed B.B. King Blues Club, see the show that has audiences raving! (more...)

A Special Concert Presentation of THE TWELVE Held at B.B. King Blues Club 8/9
by BWW News Desk - Aug 08, 2011

Leftfield Productions and Adam Friedson In Association with David Kramer Productions Presents Broadway Stars Tony Vincent, Capathia Jenkins, Ron Bohmer, and Lawrence Clayton Join Forces With Rock Stars Sophia Ramos, Michael Lanning and Elaine Caswell In A Special Concert Presentation of THE TWELVE (more...)

Tony Vincent, Capathia Jenkins, et al. Set for THE TWELVE Concert, 8/9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2011

Taking a cue from The Who's Tommy, Pink Floyd's The Wall, and Green Day's American Idiot, THE TWELVE is a rock band concept album with all the theatricality of a Broadway show. For one night only at the famed B.B. King Blues Club, see the show that has audiences raving! (more...)

Treat Williams, Luis Guzman, et al. Set for Sidney Lumet Memorial Screening, 7/24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2011

Following a heartfelt and entertaining memorial for Sidney Lumet at Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall with speakers and performers including Lauren Bacall, Walter Bernstein, Bobby Cannavale, Glenn Close, Jonathan Demme, James Gandolfini, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jenny Lumet, David Mamet, Phylilis Newman and Christopher Walken among others, the Film Society of Lincoln Center has announced the details today for a retrospective of the admired and beloved director's work, Prince of the City: Remembering Sidney Lumet which will screen at the Walter Reade Theater July 19 - 25. (more...)

A Special Concert Presentation of THE TWELVE Held at B.B. King Blues Club 8/9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2011

Leftfield Productions and Adam Friedson In Association with David Kramer Productions Presents Broadway Stars Tony Vincent, Capathia Jenkins, Ron Bohmer, and Lawrence Clayton Join Forces With Rock Stars Sophia Ramos, Michael Lanning and Elaine Caswell In A Special Concert Presentation of THE TWELVE (more...)

BERG & BROADWAY Comes To Feinstein's July 4-16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2011

FEINSTEIN'S AT LOEWS REGENCY, the nightclub proclaimed 'Best of New York' by New York Magazine, and 'an invaluable New York institution' by The New York Post, continues its Summer 2011 season with the return engagement of NEIL BERG and his show 'Broadway And Berg (more...)

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