Photo Coverage: Abingdon Theatre Company Celebrates Opening Night of A ROOM OF MY OWN
by Linda Lenzi - Feb 26, 2016

Abingdon Theatre Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Tony Speciale, presents the world-premiere run of A Room of My Own. Written and Directed by Charles Messina, Off-Broadway performances conclude March 13 at Abingdon's June Havoc Theatre (312 West 36th Street). The cast features Tony Award-nominee Mario Cantone (Sex and the City, Laugh Whore, Steve) and Ralph Macchio (Dancing with the Stars, The Karate Kid, My Cousin Vinny). Check out photos from opening night below! (more...)

Off-Broadway's A ROOM OF MY OWN to Hit the Small Screen?
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2016

Charles Messina's A ROOM OF MY OWN, which made its World Premiere this evening off-Broadway at Abingdon Theatre Company, could be headed to the small screen. (more...)

Abingdon Theatre Company's A ROOM OF MY OWN Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2016

Abingdon Theatre Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Tony Speciale, presents the world-premiere run of A Room of My Own. Written and Directed by Charles Messina, the new play has sold-out its run prior to opening tonight, February 25. (more...)

Abingdon Theatre Company's A ROOM OF MY OWN Adds Extra Matinee
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

Abingdon Theatre Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Tony Speciale, has added a matinee performance to its world-premiere run of A Room of My Own on Friday, March 4 at 3pm. Written and Directed by Charles Messina, the new play has sold-out its run prior to opening on Thursday, February 25. Off-Broadway performances conclude March 13 at Abingdon's June Havoc Theatre (312 West 36th Street), featuring Tony Award-nominee Mario Cantone (Sex and the City, Laugh Whore, Steve) and Ralph Macchio (Dancing with the Stars, The Karate Kid, My Cousin Vinny). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at A ROOM OF MY OWN Off-Broadway with Mario Cantone & Ralph Macchio
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2016

Abingdon Theatre Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Tony Speciale, presents the world premiere of A ROOM OF MY OWN, written and and directed by Charles Messina. Currently in previews, and set to open Thursday, February 25 in Abingdon's June Havoc Theatre (312 West 36th Street), this new comedy features Mario Cantone and Ralph Macchio, with Nico Bustamante, Kendra Jain, Johnny Tammaro, Joli Trubuzio and Liza Vann. Off-Broadway performances continue through March 13. Check out a first look below! (more...)

A ROOM OF MY OWN with Cantone & Macchio Adds Performances to Off-Broadway Run
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

Abingdon Theatre Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Tony Speciale, has added two performances to its world-premiere run of A ROOM OF MY OWN, written and directed by Charles Messina, on Sundays, February 21 and March 13 at 7pm. Off-Broadway previews are set to begin Saturday, February 13 in the June Havoc Theatre (312 West 36th Street). Opening night is set for Thursday, February 25, with performances through Sunday, March 13. (more...)

VIDEO: Ralph Macchio, Mario Cantone 'Bringing Italian-Americans Back To Theatre' in A ROOM OF MY OWN
by Michael Dale - Feb 5, 2016

Ralph Macchio, Mario Cantone 'Bringing Italian-Americans Back To Theatre' in A ROOM OF MY OWN (more...)

Photo Flash: Mario Cantone, Ralph Macchio & More in Rehearsal for A ROOM OF MY OWN Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

A Room of My Own, written and directed by Charles Messina is now in rehearsals at Abingdon Theatre Company. Check out photos below! (more...)

Nathan Darrow & More to Lead MDR's EVANSTON Staged Reading
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

Midtown Direct Rep (MDR) continues its 2015-16 Theater in the Loft series at the South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) with a staged reading of Evanston: A Rare Comedy, written by Michael Yates Crowley. This reading, directed by Michael Rau, will be performed for one night only on Sunday, January 10, 2016 at 7pm at SOPAC (One Sopac Way, South Orange, NJ, 07079). The reading is $15 and open to the public. Tickets can be purchased at www.sopacnow.org or by calling 973-313-ARTS (2787). For direct link to purchase tickets, please Click Here. (more...)

Casting Complete for Messina's A ROOM OF MY OWN with Cantone & Macchio
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

Abingdon Theatre Company continues its 2015-2016 Season with the world premiere of A ROOM OF MY OWN, written and directed by Charles Messina. A limited Off-Broadway engagement is set to begin previews February 13 in the June Havoc Theatre (312 West 36th Street). Opening night is set for Thursday, February 25, with performances through March 13. (more...)

Abingdon Presents Messina's A ROOM OF MY OWN, Starring Mario Cantone
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2015

The Abingdon Theatre Company will present a reading of Charles Messina's play A ROOM OF MY OWN, starring Mario Cantone on April 21, 2015. The comedy is based on Messina's life growing up in Greenwich Village in the late 1970s. (more...)

Ralph Macchio & Mario Cantone Star in Reading of Charles Messina's New Comedy A ROOM OF MY OWN Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

Ralph Macchio and Mario Cantone headline the cast of a special industry reading of A Room of My Own, the anticipated new comedy written and directed by Charles Messina. Mr. Macchio and Mr. Cantone are joined by a cast that includes Colin Critchley, Gina Ferranti, Kendra Jain, and Johnny Tammaro. The invitation only reading is tonight, Monday, March 17, 2014 on the Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Ralph Macchio & Mario Cantone to Star in Reading of Charles Messina's New Comedy A ROOM OF MY OWN, 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2014

Ralph Macchio and Mario Cantone will headline the cast of a special industry reading of A Room of My Own, the anticipated new comedy written and directed by Charles Messina. Mr. Macchio and Mr. Cantone will be joined by a cast that includes Colin Critchley, Gina Ferranti, Kendra Jain, and Johnny Tammaro. The invitation only reading is set for Monday, March 17, 2014 on the Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 1/4/2014
by - Jan 4, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 1/4/2014. (more...)

Sebastian Arcelus, Jenny Bacon & More to Join Olympia Dukakis in Midtown Direct Rep's ABSENCE Reading, 1/5
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2013

Midtown Direct Rep (MDR), the resident theater company at South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC), has announced that Academy Award-winner Olympia Dukakis will be joined by Midtown Direct Rep company members Sebastian Arcelus, Jenny Bacon, Emily Bauer and Stephanie Kurtzuba, plus special guests Kendra Jain and Dan Ziskie in a one-night-only staged reading of ABSENCE, a new play about memory loss. Former-actress turned director Margaret Whitton stages this new work by emerging playwright Peter M. Floyd that was honored by the Kennedy Center's 2012 Jean Kennedy Smith Award and the 2012 Kendeda Graduate Playwriting Competition. The performance, part of MDR's Theatre in the Loft series focusing on new and innovative American theatre, is Sunday, January 5, 2014 at 7 pm at SOPAC (One SOPAC Way, South Orange, NJ, 07079). Tickets, which are $15, are available at http://www.sopacnow.org/673/MDR-in-the-Loft-Jan5 or by calling 973-313-ARTS (2787). The performance will be followed by a discussion with the playwright, the cast and creative team. In ABSENCE, an excitingly theatrical play about aging, power, grace and imagination, Olympia Dukakis plays Helen, an iron-willed woman who suffers from memory loss. As her sense of self dissolves with her memories, she struggles to find meaning in her new existence. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Cantone, Macchio et al. in A ROOM OF MY OWN
by Linda Lenzi - Sep 21, 2010

Last night, September 20th the Bleecker Street Theater Company presented a reading of Charles Messina's new Broadway-bound comedy, A ROOM OF MY OWN as part of that theater's Play Development Series. Messina directed the reading, which featured Ralph Macchio, Mario Cantone, Lynne Koplitz, Gina Ferranti, Valerie Smaldone, Kendra Jain, Johnny Tammaro and John Barbieri. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the reading and brings you photo coverage below. (more...)

Cantone, Macchio, Doherty Lead A ROOM OF MY OWN Industry Reading 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2010

On Monday, September 20th at 8:00pm, the Bleecker Street Theater Company will present a reading of Charles Messina's astoundingly hilarious new Broadway-bound comedy, 'A ROOM OF MY OWN' as part of that theater's Play Development Series. (more...)

Shannen Doherty & Ralph Macchio to Star in A ROOM OF MY OWN Pre-Broadway Reading
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2010

On Monday, September 20th at 8:00pm, the Bleecker Street Theater Company will present a reading of Charles Messina's astoundingly hilarious new Broadway-bound comedy, 'A ROOM OF MY OWN' as part of that theater's Play Development Series. (more...)

Cantone, Macchio, Doherty Lead A ROOM OF MY OWN Industry Reading 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2010

On Monday, September 20th at 8:00pm, the Bleecker Street Theater Company will present a reading of Charles Messina's astoundingly hilarious new Broadway-bound comedy, 'A ROOM OF MY OWN' as part of that theater's Play Development Series. (more...)

Macchio, Doherty Lead A ROOM OF MY OWN Industry Reading 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2010

On Monday, September 20th at 8:00pm, the Bleecker Street Theater Company will present a reading of Charles Messina's astoundingly hilarious new Broadway-bound comedy, 'A ROOM OF MY OWN' as part of that theater's Play Development Series. (more...)

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