Mario Cantone News

Date of Birth: December 09, 1959 (56)
Birth Place: Boston, MA, USA
Gender: Male
Author, Actor, Icon! Charles Busch Brings His One-Man Show to The COPA Palm Springs This WeekendAuthor, Actor, Icon! Charles Busch Brings His One-Man Show to The COPA Palm Springs This Weekend
by David Green - Oct 16, 2015

CHARLES BUSCH,†author and star of such plays as†Psycho Beach Party,†Times Square Angel,†The Lady in Question,†Red Scare on Sunset,†You Should Be So Lucky,†Shanghai Moon†and†The Divine Sister brings his iconic Cabaret stylings to The COPA Palm Springs for two 'sure to be sell-out' performances, October 16 and 17 at 8:00 pm.†††Born in New York City, he began his theatrical career shortly after graduating from Northwestern University in 1976.† After spending two years in Chicago working with different local theatre companies, he returned to his home town of New York City with a solo play called†Hollywood Confidential, which he performed as a weekend late show at Charles Ludlam's Ridiculous Theatrical Company's theatre at One Sheridan Square.† (more...)

Scoop: THE VIEW - Week of 10/5 on ABCScoop: THE VIEW - Week of 10/5 on ABC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

Get all the scoop on THE VIEW - Week of 10/5, airing on ABC (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: Meet the Cast of the New Group's STEVEFREEZE FRAME: Meet the Cast of the New Group's STEVE
by Walter McBride - Oct 14, 2015

The†New Group†will present the world premiere of STEVE, a new play by†Mark Gerrard. Directed by†Cynthia Nixon, this production features†Ashlie Atkinson†and Francisco Pryor Garat, and as announced,†Mario Cantone,†Jerry Dixon,†Malcolm Gets†and†Matt McGrath. A limited Off-Broadway engagement plays November 3 - December 27 at The Pershing Square Signature Center (TheRomulus Linney†Courtyard Theatre, 480 West 42nd Street), with Official Opening Night set for Wednesday, November 18. The comapny met the press earlier today and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the festivities. Check out a photo preview below! (more...)

Author, Actor, Icon! Charles Busch Brings His One-Man Show to The COPA Palm Springs, 10/16-17Author, Actor, Icon! Charles Busch Brings His One-Man Show to The COPA Palm Springs, 10/16-17
by David Green - Oct 12, 2015

CHARLES BUSCH,†author and star of such plays as†Psycho Beach Party,†Times Square Angel,†The Lady in Question,†Red Scare on Sunset,†You Should Be So Lucky,†Shanghai Moon†and†The Divine Sister brings his iconic Cabaret stylings to The COPA Palm Springs for two 'sure to be sell-out' performances, October 16 and 17 at 8:00 pm.†††Born in New York City, he began his theatrical career shortly after graduating from Northwestern University in 1976.† After spending two years in Chicago working with different local theatre companies, he returned to his home town of New York City with a solo play called†Hollywood Confidential, which he performed as a weekend late show at Charles Ludlam's Ridiculous Theatrical Company's theatre at One Sheridan Square.† (more...)

The New Group to Host Second Annual CASINO NIGHT, 10/16The New Group to Host Second Annual CASINO NIGHT, 10/16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2015

Try your luck alongside New Group artists as The New Group hosts its second annual CASINO NIGHT, a Fundraiser within the company's 2015-2016 season. CASINO NIGHT takes place Friday, October 16 from 7:00-11:00pm at Tribeca Skyline Studios located at 205 Hudson Street. (more...)

Scoop: THE VIEW - Week of 10/5 on ABCScoop: THE VIEW - Week of 10/5 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Oct 2, 2015

Get all the scoop on THE VIEW - Week of 10/5, airing on ABC (more...)

Ashlie Atkinson and Francisco Pryor Garat Join The New Group's STEVE; Cast Complete!Ashlie Atkinson and Francisco Pryor Garat Join The New Group's STEVE; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2015

The New Group†has announced complete casting for the world premiere of†STEVE, a new play by†Mark Gerrard.† Directed by†Cynthia Nixon, this production features†Ashlie Atkinson†and†Francisco Pryor Garat, and as announced,†Mario Cantone,†Jerry Dixon,†Malcolm Gets†and†Matt McGrath.†A limited Off-Broadway engagement plays†November 3 -†December 27†at†The Pershing Square Signature Center†(The Romulus Linney Courtyard†Theatre, 480 West 42nd†Street), with†Official Opening Night set for†Wednesday, November 18. (more...)

Photo Flash: Mario Cantone & Jamie DeRoy Visit DROP DEAD PERFECTPhoto Flash: Mario Cantone & Jamie DeRoy Visit DROP DEAD PERFECT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

DROP DEAD PERFECT, the madcap comedy starring the legendary†Everett Quinton†returns to the Theatre at St. Clements (423 West 46 Street - between 9th and 10th Avenues) and began previews on Wednesday, August 19th, for a limited eight week engagement. DROP DEAD PERFECT is produced by Penguin Rep Theatre,†Morton Wolkowitz,†Barbara Freitag†and†Jamie deRoy. Tickets are $69 and can be purchased by visiting†www.dropdeadperfect.com†or calling†845-786-2873. Check out a look at the show's recent guests below! (more...)

Candice Guardino's ITALIAN BRED to Return to Hudson Guild Theatre This MonthCandice Guardino's ITALIAN BRED to Return to Hudson Guild Theatre This Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2015

Candice Guardino and her hilariously heartwarming, hit show Italian Bred packed the houses in New York City. This past February, Italian Bred premiered at the Hudson Theatre in Hollywood, to outstanding reviews, sell out crowds, and strong celebrity support. Italian Bred is being called "A Recipe for a Hilarious Sitcom," as it has been compared to The Wonder Years meets Everybody Loves Raymond, however, Italian Bred has it's own special touch, a story being told through a little girl's eyes. Now it's back for one night only --†Monday, August 17th at†8pm at the Hudson Guild Theatre, located at†6539 Santa Monica Blvd.†Hollywood,†Calif. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Inspirational Voices First Star-Studded Parlor NightBWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Inspirational Voices First Star-Studded Parlor Night
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2015

A couple of weeks ago, Richard Jay-Alexander reported exclusively for BroadwayWorld.com on Michael McElroy, the Broadway Inspirational Voices and the launch of Parlor Night, which will soon be a regular event.† (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of RUTHLESS!Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of RUTHLESS!
by Walter McBride - Jul 14, 2015

RUTHLESS! THE MUSICAL just opened Off-Broadway last night, July 13th at†St. Luke's Theatre. Book and lyrics for RUTHLESS! are by†Joel Paley†with music by†Marvin Laird. †When THE BAD SEED meets GYPSY it's fun for the whole dysfunctional family! Tina Denmark is a pretty, charming and diabolical eight-year-old who 'was born to entertain.' With the encouragement of slick and overbearing potential agent Sylvia St. Croix, Tina will do anything to play the lead in her school play. The question is, where does such remarkable talent and unstoppable ambition come from? The answer is shocking in this award-winning Stage Mother of all musicals. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the opening night theatre arrivals below! (more...)

Mario Cantone & More to Star in The New Group's STEVE, Directed by Cynthia Nixon; Full Cast Announced for MERCURY FURMario Cantone & More to Star in The New Group's STEVE, Directed by Cynthia Nixon; Full Cast Announced for MERCURY FUR
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

The New Group†has announced complete casting for the Off-Broadway premiere of†Philip Ridley's†Mercury Fur, the†production†launching the company's upcoming season, and initial casting for the†world premiere of†Mark Gerrard's†Steve,†the second production in the company's 2015-2016†season. (more...)

Josh Groban Exclaims 'Bravo!' & Visits Michael Cerveris Backstage At FUN HOMEJosh Groban Exclaims 'Bravo!' & Visits Michael Cerveris Backstage At FUN HOME
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 26, 2015

Josh Groban Visits Michael Cerveris Backstage At FUN HOME (more...)

Exclusive Photos: PARLOR NIGHT Debuts in Manhattan with Michael McElroy, The Broadway Inspirational Voices and Plenty of Broadway Royalty!Exclusive Photos: PARLOR NIGHT Debuts in Manhattan with Michael McElroy, The Broadway Inspirational Voices and Plenty of Broadway Royalty!
by Richard Jay-Alexander - Jun 23, 2015

The Broadway Community worships at the altar of Michael McElroy and, pretty soon, so will the world. The Broadway veteran, with many shows under his belt, founded the Broadway Inspirational Voices in 1994 and, last night, photographer and friend Walter McBride and I were invited to a private home, where an awe-inspiring event transpired. We witnessed the birth of PARLOR NIGHT, something that ladies Di Ana Pisarri and Schele Williams had dreamed of for some time. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Mario Cantone Chats New, Broadway-Hopeful Comedy ShowSTAGE TUBE: Mario Cantone Chats New, Broadway-Hopeful Comedy Show
by Stage Tube - Jun 11, 2015

Mario Cantone -- comedian, actor and Broadway star -- is taking the stage this summer with a new stand-up routine called ON THE WAY TO BROADWAY, which features his†signature, irreverent humor and wickedly funny impersonations. Cantone†just stopped by AOL HQ to talk about the show, which he hopes to actually bring to the Great White Way, and more. Watch the interview below! (more...)

Guardino's Italian Bred - A Recipe for an Hilarious Sitcom!Guardino's Italian Bred - A Recipe for an Hilarious Sitcom!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

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NahNotOutsideMyHouse! Productions Inc. to Offer Reading of Charles Messina Play AN HONEST WOMANNahNotOutsideMyHouse! Productions Inc. to Offer Reading of Charles Messina Play AN HONEST WOMAN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

NahNotOutsideMyHouse! Productions Inc. presents a reading of Charles Messina's new play 'An Honest Woman.' Joining the stellar cast in this one night only reading is former Sopranos star Jason Cerbone, who played the role of Jackie Aprile Jr. on the hit HBO Series. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Fort Lauderdale - Week of 6/07/2015Now Playing Onstage in Fort Lauderdale - Week of 6/07/2015
by BWW - Jun 7, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/07/2015 for Fort Lauderdale (more...)

Brooke Shields, Ramona Singer & More Set for CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY Next WeekBrooke Shields, Ramona Singer & More Set for CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

New York's funniest show†Celebrity Autobiography†has shows on Sat. 6/6 at 9:30pm and Mon. June 8 at 7pm. 6/6, a special Tony Awards-themed show will feature in the cast SNL's Sasheer Zamata, Tony Award-winner†Roger Bart†(You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, The Producers), Tony Award-nominee†Mario Cantone†(Laugh Whore, Assassins, Sex and the City), Tony Award-nominee David Harbour, Elayne Boosler, Eugene Pack,†Dayle Reyfel and more†tba. 6/8 will feature in the cast Brooke Shields, Ramona Singer (The Real Housewives of NYC), Tate Donovan (Broadway in†Amy's View, Good People,†TV's†24, Damages), Lucy DeVito, Elayne Boosler, Tony Award-winner†Alan Zweibel†(Billy Crystal's†700 Sundays,†Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me), Tim Kazurinsky (SNL, Police Academy, Broadway's An Act of God), Eugene Pack, Dayle Reyfel and more tba. Tickets†are†$80, $60, $45†(plus a two-drink minimum). (more...)

Candice Guardino's New Sketch Comedy GILDA AND MARGARETTE Plays Second City LACandice Guardino's New Sketch Comedy GILDA AND MARGARETTE Plays Second City LA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2015

Candice Guardino is adding to her list of successful theatrical productions with the debut of Gilda and Margarette, a sketch comedy show. Gilda and Margarette, will perform once a month at†9pm at Second City in Los Angeles. (more...)

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