Irish Arts Center Announces Spring 2019 SeasonIrish Arts Center Announces Spring 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019

Irish Arts Center (IAC), a multidisciplinary center dedicated to bringing people of all backgrounds together through the excellence and dynamism of Irish arts and culture, announces its Spring 2019 season a cross-section of the exhilarating theater, music, dance, literature, art, and genre-defying performance coming from Ireland and Irish America, alongside educational events engaging participants with an array of rich traditions. With performances as wide-ranging as Margaret McAuliffe's acclaimed one-woman play The Humours of Bandon, Declan O'Rourke's epic song cycle Chronicles of the Great Irish Famine, and Paul Muldoon's performance adaptation of a 1773 Irish poem, IAC provides an intimate home for artists' boldest visions. As construction on IAC's landmark permanent new home in Hell's Kitchen takes place just beyond the organization's original location, IAC's vast ambition and accomplishment will be on full display, outside and in, throughout Spring 2019. (more...)

Paula Poundstone, Colin Quinn, Dirty At 7:30 and More Come to the Lyric TheatrePaula Poundstone, Colin Quinn, Dirty At 7:30 and More Come to the Lyric Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2018

Beloved at The Lyric and around the world, Paula Poundstone returns for another memorable performance. Heralded as one of our country's foremost comics, Poundstone has a long history on the comedic stage. Known for her incredible ability to engage audiences with quick wit and responsive humor, Paula's ability to conjure jokes on the spot is celebrated by audiences and critics alike. In addition to her roles on radio and the stage, Paula Poundstone has also starred in television specials on networks including HBO and Bravo. Poundstone has won an Emmy Award, and In 2016 she was in the Academy Award-winning Pixar animated film Inside Out as "Forgetter Paula". Named one of Comedy Central's 100 Greatest Standups of All Time, Poundstone has also been inducted into the Comedy Hall of Fame.   (more...)

SHUT UP SIT DOWN & EAT to Return to Snapple Center Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

The Off-Broadway hit "plomedy," SHUT UP SIT DOWN & EAT broke Snapple Theater Center (1627 Broadway at 50 Street) attendance records last year and will be returning in 2015 to extend its stay in New York City. The show will playing Sundays at 5:15PM, beginning February 15 through May 31, 2015. Tickets are $65 - $80 (includes $2 facility fee) and can be purchased by calling the Snapple Theater Center Box Office at 212 921 7862 or visiting ticketmaster.com or shutupsitdownandeat.com. (more...)

SHUT UP SIT DOWN & EAT Enters Final Weeks Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2014

The Off-Broadway hit "plomedy," SHUT UP SIT DOWN & EAT began performances on October 12 at Times Square's Snapple Theater Center (1627 Broadway at 50 Street) and will conclude its successful run on Sunday, December 28, 2014. (more...)

SHUT UP, SIT DOWN, & EAT! Returns to The Bijou Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2014

The Bijou Theatre will present the return of the original plomedy, Shut Up, Sit Down, & Eat! - the Only Cure for Italian Insanity, to the Bijou Main Stage tonight November 29th at 8:00pm. Table seats are $35 and theatre seats are $25. (more...)

SHUT UP, SIT DOWN, & EAT! Returning to The Bijou, 11/29
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2014

The Bijou Theatre will present the return of the original plomedy, Shut Up, Sit Down, & Eat! - the Only Cure for Italian Insanity, to the Bijou Main Stage on November 29th at 8:00pm. Table seats are $35 and theatre seats are $25. (more...)

SHUT UP, SIT DOWN & EAT Opens Tonight at the Snapple Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2014

The hit 'plomedy,' SHUT UP SIT DOWN & EAT will celebrate its opening night tonight, October 26 at Times Square's Snapple Theater Center (1627 Broadway at 50 Street). Written by and starring four New York based comedians, Tina Giorgi (Falling Up, 'The Late Late Show,' 'Comics Unleashed,' 'Tough Crowd With Colin Quinn'), Joe Moffa ('Blue Bloods,' Carlito's Way), Chris Monty (PBS's 'The Business of Comedy,' Mall Cop: Bart 2) and Eric Tartaglione (That Championship Season, NBC's 'Last Comic Standing'), directed by Eve Brandstein. (more...)

SHUT UP, SIT DOWN & EAT Opens 10/26 at the Snapple Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

SHUT UP SIT DOWN & EAT began performances on October 12 and will open on October 26 and run through December 28, 2014. Tickets are $65 - $80 (includes $2 facility fee) and can be purchased by calling the Snapple Theater Center Box Office at 212 921 7862 or visiting ticketmaster.com or shutupsitdownandeat.com (more...)

Will and Anthony Nunziata to Celebrate Columbus Day at Westchester Broadway Theatre, 10/13
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

A Columbus day celebration you will love! Join us for a true Italian celebration full of music, song and laughter. (more...)

SHUT UP SIT DOWN AND EAT to Play Off-Broadway This October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

The hit "plomedy," SHUT UP SIT DOWN & EAT returns for NYC for a limited 12-week engagement at Times Square's Snapple Theater Center (1627 Broadway at 50 Street). Written by and starring four New York based comedians, Tina Giorgi (Falling Up, 'The Late Late Show,' 'Comics Unleashed,' 'Tough Crowd With Colin Quinn'), Joe Moffa ("Blue Bloods," Carlito's Way), Chris Monty (PBS's 'The Business of Comedy,' Biloxi Blues) and Eric Tartaglione (That Championship Season, NBC's 'Last Comic Standing'), directed by Eve Brandstein. (more...)

Long Beach International Film Festival Kicks Off Today
by Movies News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

The 3rd Annual Long Beach Intl Film Festival will run today, July 30th through Monday, August 4th in various locations throughout Long Island. Come watch the latest and greatest hand-picked independent movie releases from around the world and take part in exclusive film and music events, Q & A panels with award winning filmmakers and directors and much more! (more...)

Long Beach International Film Festival to Kick Off Next Week
by Movies News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

The 3rd Annual Long Beach Intl Film Festival will run Wednesday, July 30th through Monday, August 4th in various locations throughout Long Island. Come watch the latest and greatest hand-picked independent movie releases from around the world and take part in exclusive film and music events, Q & A panels with award winning filmmakers and directors and much more! (more...)

The John W. Engeman Theater Presents SHUT UP SIT DOWN & EAT This Father's Day
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

Give DAD a GOOD laugh for Father's Day with SHUT UP SIT DOWN & EATŪ America's first plomedy! a.k.a. Stai zitto siediti e mangia - It combines the wit of stand-up comedy, the in- tensity of a one-man show and the format of an innovative Off-Broadway play. (more...)

SHUT UP, SIT DOWN & EAT Continues Through 10/23 at The Players Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2013

Four of New York's most sought-after stand-up comedians present SHUT UP, SIT DOWN & EAT, the hit comedy making its Off-Broadway debut after sold-out performances at The Borgata Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City. Eve Brandstein directs Eric Tartaglione (Othello, That Championship Season, NBC's 'Last Comic Standing'), Joe Moffa (Blue Bloods, Carlito's Way), Tina Giorgi (Falling Up, 'The Late Late Show,' 'Comics Unleashed,' 'Tough Crowd With Colin Quinn') and Chris Monty (PBS's 'The Business of Comedy,' Biloxi Blues). Eight performances will be held at The Players Theatre, 115 MacDougal Street in the West Village, NYC from October 3-23, 2013. (more...)

SHUT UP, SIT DOWN & EAT Continues Through 10/23 at Borgata Hotel & Casino
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2013

Four of New York's most sought-after stand-up comedians present SHUT UP, SIT DOWN & EAT, the hit comedy making its Off-Broadway debut after sold-out performances at The Borgata Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City. Eve Brandstein directs Eric Tartaglione (Othello, That Championship Season, NBC's 'Last Comic Standing'), Joe Moffa (Blue Bloods, Carlito's Way), Tina Giorgi (Falling Up, 'The Late Late Show,' 'Comics Unleashed,' 'Tough Crowd With Colin Quinn') and Chris Monty (PBS's 'The Business of Comedy,' Biloxi Blues). Eight performances will be held at The Players Theatre, 115 MacDougal Street in the West Village, NYC from October 3-23, 2013. (more...)

Kate Davis Trio, Comedian Teddy Smith and More Set for The Stage at Rockwells, Oct 2013
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2013

The Stage at Rockwells has announced its October 2013 live music and comedy lineup. Details below! (more...)

SHUT UP, SIT DOWN & EAT Set for Off-Broadway Run at Players Theatre, 10/3-23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2013

Four of New York's most sought-after stand-up comedians present SHUT UP, SIT DOWN & EAT, the hit comedy making its Off-Broadway debut after sold-out performances at The Borgata Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City. Eve Brandstein directs Eric Tartaglione (Othello, That Championship Season, NBC's "Last Comic Standing"), Joe Moffa (Blue Bloods, Carlito's Way), Tina Giorgi (Falling Up, "The Late Late Show," "Comics Unleashed," "Tough Crowd With Colin Quinn") and Chris Monty (PBS's "The Business of Comedy," Biloxi Blues). Eight performances will be held at The Players Theatre, 115 MacDougal Street in the West Village, NYC from October 3-23, 2013. (more...)

Kate Davis Trio, Comedian Teddy Smith and More Set for The Stage at Rockwells, Oct 2013
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2013

The Stage at Rockwells has announced its October 2013 live music and comedy lineup. Details below! (more...)

Ronan Tynan, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF and More Set for Westchester Broadway Theater thru Dec 2012
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2012

Westchester Broadway Theatre has announced its evening events through December 2012. Call the box office at 914-592-2222 or visit www.broadwaytheatre.com for more details and check out the list below. (more...)

WBT Announces Sizzling Sunday Nights Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2011

Playing to sold-out audiences with a hot live band behind him, singer Steve Lippia impeccably recreates timeless music of Frank Sinatra with charm and ease, and the magic of a time gone by. (more...)