Mario Cantone News

Date of Birth: December 09, 1959 (56)
Birth Place: Boston, MA, USA
Gender: Male
Thomas Bradshaw, Erika Sheffer & Wallace Shawn Set for The New Group's THE SENSUALITY PARTY TalkbacksThomas Bradshaw, Erika Sheffer & Wallace Shawn Set for The New Group's THE SENSUALITY PARTY Talkbacks
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

The New Group has announced additional guests for post-show talkbacks at The Sensuality Party, with playwrights Thomas Bradshaw (Burning, Intimacy) and Erika Sheffer (Russian Transport) joining in the conversation at Brooklyn College following the 7:00pm performances on May 2 and May 3, respectively, and Wallace Shawn (Aunt Dan and Lemon, The Fever, Marie and Bruce) joining at LaGuardia Community College following the 2:30pm performance on May 11. (more...)

Amy Engelhardt Returns to Don't Tell Mama on 5/11Amy Engelhardt Returns to Don't Tell Mama on 5/11
by Louisa Brady - Apr 30, 2016

Award-winning vocalist, songwriter, arranger and composer/lyricist Amy Engelhardt returns to Don't Tell Mama for her first completely solo show in New York City on May 11 at 7PM. My Own Devices is a collection of songs by turns poignant, pithy and... downright goofy, from her upcoming CD of the same name, plus choice eclectic covers and selections from her award-winning debut CD, Not Gonna Be Pretty ('A rare and intelligent edge in wordsmithery...' - Metroland Magazine). (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT!Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT!
by Walter McBride - Apr 28, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company, in association with Ryan Murphy, presents Eugene O'Neill's LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT, starring Academy and Emmy Award winner Jessica Lange as 'Mary Tyrone' alongside Golden Globe winner and Tony Award nominee Gabriel Byrne as 'James Tyrone,' Academy Award nomineeMichael Shannon as 'James Tyrone, Jr.,' and Tony Award winner John Gallagher Jr. as 'Edmund Tyrone', and Colby Minifie as 'Cathleen.' Jonathan Kent directs as part of Roundabout Theatre Company's 50th anniversary season. LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT began on April 3, 2016, and just opened last night, April 27, 2016. This is a limited engagement through Sunday, June 26, 2016 on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street). BroadwayWorld was there for the special night and we're taking you onto the red carpet below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for TUCK EVERLASTING with Lea Salonga, Bernadette Peters & More!Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for TUCK EVERLASTING with Lea Salonga, Bernadette Peters & More!
by Walter McBride - Apr 27, 2016

If you could live forever, would you? Take a journey you'll never forget in this powerful new musical about love, family and living life to the fullest. With direction and choreography by Tony Award® winner Casey Nicholaw (Something Rotten!, Aladdin, The Book of Mormon), Tuck Everlasting just opened last night at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street) and BroadwayWorld has on hand for all of the festivities. Check out who made appearances on the red carpet below! (more...)

The New Group's THE SENSUALITY PARTY Begins Performances TonightThe New Group's THE SENSUALITY PARTY Begins Performances Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Performances begin tonight for The Sensuality Party, a new play by Justin Kuritzkes, presented by The New Group as part of the company's 2015-2016 season. This New York premiere, directed by Danya Taymor, features Catherine Combs, Jeff Cuttler, Katherine Folk-Sullivan, Jake Horowitz, Layla Khoshnoudi and Rowan Vickers. (more...)

MTC to Stage Reading of THE SOAP MYTH for Holocaust Remembrance DayMTC to Stage Reading of THE SOAP MYTH for Holocaust Remembrance Day
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

Marin Theatre Company is honored to participate in the 2nd Annual National Jewish Theater Foundation's Holocaust Theater International Initiative Remembrance Readings. MTC will present a staged reading of Jeff Cohen's THE SOAP MYTH on Monday May 2, 2016 at 7:00pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: Orfeh, Andy Karl, Telly Leung and More in 'SHOW BIZ AFTER HOURS'Photo Flash: Orfeh, Andy Karl, Telly Leung and More in 'SHOW BIZ AFTER HOURS'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

The Broadway at Birdland concert series was proud to present NY1 theater journalist Frank DiLella, who returned to the Birdland stage with the fourth episode of his new talk show, 'Show Biz After Hours With Frank DiLella.' The event was taped in front of a sold-out house on Sunday, April 3, with very special guests Orfeh, Andy Karl, Mario Cantone, Dan Horn and Telly Leung. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 3/26-3/27/2016Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 3/26-3/27/2016
by - Mar 27, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, March 27, 2016 - Sunday, March 27, 2016. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for March 28-April 3, Featuring Kara Lindsay, Melissa Errico, and more!Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for March 28-April 3, Featuring Kara Lindsay, Melissa Errico, and more!
by Louisa Brady - Mar 27, 2016

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestras begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Back From Tour… Remember Us?; Kara Lindsay: Bursting Your Bubble; Emma Howard and Jaidyn Young: Together at Last; Melissa Errico: Funny! I'm a Woman With Children; and Show Biz After Hours With Frank DiLella: Special Guests Orfeh, Andy Karl Mario Cantone & Telly Leung. (more...)

Abingdon Theatre Company Associate Artistic Director Steps DownAbingdon Theatre Company Associate Artistic Director Steps Down
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

Abingdon Theatre Company, located in Manhattan's Garment District, announces that Associate Artistic Director Kim T. Sharp is departing after a 16-year association with the company. Sharp will pursue theatre projects he has nurtured and explore further literary and management opportunities. (more...)

Ben Allison Trio, Orfeh & More at 'ShowBiz After Hours' Coming Up at BirdlandBen Allison Trio, Orfeh & More at 'ShowBiz After Hours' Coming Up at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for March 28-April 3, featuring Ben Allison Trio, ShowBiz After Hours with Frank DiLella, Alicia Olatuja, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

The New Group to Bring Kuritzkes' THE SENSUALITY PARTY to NYC College CampusesThe New Group to Bring Kuritzkes' THE SENSUALITY PARTY to NYC College Campuses
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

The New Group proudly presents The Sensuality Party as part of its 2015-2016 season. This New York premiere of a new play by Justin Kuritzkes was developed through The New Group's New Group/New Works play development program. Directed by Danya Taymor, this production will play 18 performances only at college campuses across all five boroughs of New York City, with venues including Brooklyn College, LaGuardia Community College, Gallatin School (New York University), Baruch College, Lehman College, Pace University NYC Campus, Pace University Westchester Campus and the College of Staten Island. Full schedule of venues & dates follows. Casting to be announced. (more...)

PHANTOM & BRIGHT STAR Casts and More Set for Birdland's April LineupPHANTOM & BRIGHT STAR Casts and More Set for Birdland's April Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its April 2016 schedule, featuring: Pharoah Sanders Quartet, Yellowjackets, Showbiz After Hours with Frank DiLella, The Birdland Big Band, Karrin Allyson, The Matt & Brian Show, Arturo O'Farrill Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Photo Coverage: The New Group Honors Ed Harris & Amy Madigan at Spring Gala!Photo Coverage: The New Group Honors Ed Harris & Amy Madigan at Spring Gala!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 8, 2016

Off-Broadway's The New Group just honored Ed Harris & Amy Madigan and Ellen Roth at the company's Annual Gala last night, March 7 at Tribeca Rooftop (2 Desbrosses Street between Hudson & Greenwich). (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 3/7/2016 - WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT, Atlantic's Big Gala and More!WAKE UP with BWW 3/7/2016 - WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT, Atlantic's Big Gala and More!
by Jessica Khan - Mar 7, 2016

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT makes its NYC debut, and two off-Broadway galas welcome a slew of stars! (more...)

The New Group to Honor Ed Harris, Amy Madigan & Ellen Roth at Annual Gala TonightThe New Group to Honor Ed Harris, Amy Madigan & Ellen Roth at Annual Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2016

Off-Broadway's The New Group will honor Ed Harris & Amy Madigan and Ellen Roth at the company's Annual Gala tonight, March 7 at Tribeca Rooftop (2 Desbrosses Street between Hudson & Greenwich). (more...)

Mario Cantone & Jerry Dixon Headed to Bay Street Theater for Memorial WeekendMario Cantone & Jerry Dixon Headed to Bay Street Theater for Memorial Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2016

Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND with MARIO CANTONE & JERRY DIXON, 'HOW LONG HAS THIS BEEN GOING ON?', May 28 at 8 pm. Tickets are on sale now for Patrons and Subscribers until March 11 and to the general public on March 12. To become a Patron call Kim Fink, Director of Development at 631-725-0818. To become a Subscriber call the Box Office at 631-725-9500. For more information and to find out when tickets are available to the public, log on to www.baystreet.org or call the Box Office at 631-725-9500 Tuesday - Saturday 11 am - 5 pm. The Box Office will be open 7 days a week beginning Memorial Day weekend. This evening includes a special VIP ticket opportunity to mix and mingle with the artists at a cocktail party following the performance. (more...)

The New Group to Honor Ed Harris, Amy Madigan & Ellen Roth at Annual GalaThe New Group to Honor Ed Harris, Amy Madigan & Ellen Roth at Annual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2016

Off-Broadway's The New Group will honor Ed Harris & Amy Madigan and Ellen Roth at the company's Annual Gala on Monday, March 7 at Tribeca Rooftop (2 Desbrosses Street between Hudson & Greenwich). Hosted by Mario Cantone, the event will feature performances by Jerry Dixon and Nat and Alex Wolff, and an appearance by playwright Beth Henley, author of Crimes of the Heart and The Jacksonian. Music Director is Sinai Tabak. The evening, 6:00-10:00pm, includes cocktails, dinner, and silent and live auctions. (more...)

RUTHLESS! Adds Thursday Performances to ScheduleRUTHLESS! Adds Thursday Performances to Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2016

Off-Broadway's musical smash RUTHLESS! is adding Thursday performances beginning this week. Now extended into the summer, RUTHLESS! opened on July 13, 2015 to unanimous rave reviews led by Entertainment Weekly which called the show, 'Uproarious! A mash-up of THE BAD SEED, GYPSY, ALL ABOUT EVE, plus the films of Douglas Sirk and John Waters!' Just some of the celebrities who have been spotted in the audience so far include Ron Howard, Regis & Joy Philbin, Bernadette Peters, Lynn Cohen, Chelsie Hightower, Mario Cantone, Rex Reed, Dmitry Chaplin, Laura Bell Bundy, Barbara Eden, Jan Maxwell, Legacy, Larry Thomas (The Soup Nazi), Jackie Hoffman, Sierra Boggess, Dame Gillian Lynne, Jerry Dixon, Von Smith, Jacque LeWarne, Emily James, and Jonathan Platero. This newly imagined production of RUTHLESS! recently received the coveted 2015 Odyssey Nightlife Award for Best Off Broadway Show, and actor Paul Pecorino was honored for Best Breakthrough Off Broadway Performance. (more...)

Photo Coverage: York Theatre Company's DON'T BOTHER ME, I CAN'T COPE Celebrates Opening NightPhoto Coverage: York Theatre Company's DON'T BOTHER ME, I CAN'T COPE Celebrates Opening Night
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Feb 29, 2016

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and the preservation of musical gems from the past, celebrates musical revues with the season opener of the Winter 2016 Musicals in Mufti Series: DON'T BOTHER ME, I CAN'T COPE, a musical entertainment with by Micki Grant, conceived by Vinnette Carroll.  (more...)

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