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Date Of Birth:
February 18, 1953 (68)
Birth Place:
Bari, ITALY
Bio:
Broadway: Amadeus, A Month in the Country, To Be Or Not to Be. Recent Off-Broadway: Measure for Measure, Treasure Island, Iphegenia 2.0, Quills (Obie Award, Drama Desk nomination), The Winter's Tale (Obie Award). Film: Donnie Brasco, Frequency, Eraser, Carlito's Way, The American Astronaut. ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: February 18, 1953 (68)

Birth Place: Bari, ITALY

Bio:
Broadway: Amadeus, A Month in the Country, To Be Or Not to Be. Recent Off-Broadway: Measure for Measure, Treasure Island, Iphegenia 2.0, Quills (Obie Award, Drama Desk nomination), The Winter's Tale (Obie Award). Film: Donnie Brasco, Frequency, Eraser, Carlito's Way, The American Astronaut. ... (read complete bio)
Red Bull Theater Announces Launch of RED BULL THEATER LIVE With Presentation of 'TIS  Photo Red Bull Theater Announces Launch of RED BULL THEATER LIVE With Presentation of 'TIS PITY SHE'S A WHORE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 13, 2020

Red Bull Theater today announced the launch of its special programming to provide an opportunity for its community of artists and theater lovers to gather in the virtual space during this unprecedented time of COVID-19.

Red Bull Theater to Stream Reading of 'TIS A PITY SHE'S A WHORE Photo Red Bull Theater to Stream Reading of 'TIS A PITY SHE'S A WHORE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 25, 2020

Red Bull Theater today announced the LIVESTREAM and FREE presentation of an online reading of John Ford's classic play 'TIS PITY SHE'S A WHORE, featuring the complete cast of Red Bull's acclaimed 2015 Off-Broadway production, directed by Mr. Berger.

Complete Cast Announced for Starry Reading of RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET Photo Complete Cast Announced for Starry Reading of RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET
by Julie Musbach - Oct 10, 2019

Red Bull Theater today announced the cast for the one-night-only, all-star benefit concert performance of the Olivier Award-winning Best Musical Return to the Forbidden Planet, a musical of Shakespearean proportions by Bob Carlton. The 2019-'20 Season kick-off event will take place Monday October 21st at the Peter Norton Symphony Space (2537 Broadway at 95th Street)

Review Roundup: GERTRUDE AND CLAUDIUS at Barrington Stage Company Photo Review Roundup: GERTRUDE AND CLAUDIUS at Barrington Stage Company
by Alan Henry - Jul 25, 2019

Gertrude and Claudius is now open at Barrington Stage Company! What did the critics have to say? Read all the reviews!

BWW Review: GERTRUDE AND CLAUDIUS Impresses at Barrington Stage Company Photo BWW Review: GERTRUDE AND CLAUDIUS Impresses at Barrington Stage Company
by Marc Savitt - Jul 25, 2019

BSC Artistic Director, Julieanne Boyd, Directed the ambitious endeavor. This play represents quite an undertaking on many levels and on most them, this production succeeds.

Barrington Stage Co Presents GERTRUDE AND CLAUDIUS Photo Barrington Stage Co Presents GERTRUDE AND CLAUDIUS
by Julie Musbach - Jul 10, 2019

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in the Berkshires under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, is proud to present Gertrude and Claudius, a new play by BSC Associate Artist Mark St. Germain (Dancing Lessons, Freud's Last Session), based on the novel by John Updike.

Barrington Stage Co Announces Casting For 2019; 
Mykal Kilgore, Julia Murney, Jonath Photo Barrington Stage Co Announces Casting For 2019; Mykal Kilgore, Julia Murney, Jonathan Raviv, and More
by Julie Musbach - May 15, 2019

Barrington Stage Company announced today casting for its 25th Anniversary season. Casting will include Elijah Alexander, Mara Davi, Carson Elrod, Joel de la Fuente, Mykal Kilgore, Alyse Alan Louis, Kate MacCluggage, Jeff McCarthy, Julia Murney, Jonathan Raviv, Debra Jo Rupp and more. Full casting for the 25th Anniversary season is below.

Casting Announcement And Invite For THE TRAGEDY OF JULIUS CAESAR Photo Casting Announcement And Invite For THE TRAGEDY OF JULIUS CAESAR
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 15, 2019

Theatre for a New Audience announces the seventeen-member cast and the creative team for its production of William Shakespeare's The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, directed by Shana Cooper in her Off-Broadway debut.

ITALIAN PLAYWRIGHTS PROJECT Comes to La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club Photo ITALIAN PLAYWRIGHTS PROJECT Comes to La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 10, 2018

La MaMa Presents Teatro delle Albe: ? Artist Talk with the author Marco Martinelli conversation moderated by Frank Hentschker and Valeria Orani, reading from Martinelli's "Rumore di acque" (Noise in the Waters) by Rocco Sisto (in English) and a short mise en espace from Teatro delle Albe's latest production "fedeli d'Amore" performed by Ermanna Montanari (in Italian -English supertitles).

BWW Review: NAKED at Berkshire Theatre Group closes the 90th season with twists, turn Photo BWW Review: NAKED at Berkshire Theatre Group closes the 90th season with twists, turns, and complexity.
by Marc Savitt - Oct 4, 2018

At each turn, characters undergo significant changes in personality, demeanor, and motivation. It can be both exhilarating and at times slightly confusing for audience members to watch the characters twist along with the plot. It is rewarding, however, as we are entertained by an exploration of the psychological defense of denial along the journey to one's truth.

Nobel Prize-Winner Luigi Pirandello's NAKED Begins At The Unicorn Theatre, Today Photo Nobel Prize-Winner Luigi Pirandello's NAKED Begins At The Unicorn Theatre, Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018

Written by Nobel Prize Award-winner Luigi Pirandello, in a new version by Nicholas Wright, Naked begins performances Today, September 27 at 7pm at The Unicorn Theatre in Stockbridge, MA. Opening night is set for Saturday, September 29 at 7pm. Directed by Eric Hill (BTG: At Home at the Zoo, The Homecoming, Poe), the production features: David Adkins (Homeland BTG: The Petrified Forest, At Home at the Zoo) as Alfredo Cantavalle; Haley Aguero (BTG: Tarzan, The Music Man) as Emma; James Barry (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson BTG: The Caretaker, The Who's Tommy) as Franco Laspiga; Jeffrey Doornbos (A Thousand Miles Behind) as Consul Grotti; Tara Franklin (Sleep No More BTG: At Home at the Zoo, The Homecoming) as Ersilia Drei; Barbara Sims (A Streetcar Named Desire BTG: Benefactors) as Signora Onoria; and Obie and Drama Desk Award-winner, Rocco Sisto (The King and I BTG: The Homecoming) as Ludovico Nota. This production is sponsored by Lead Sponsor, Bobbie Hallig; Furlano and Arace, PC; The Westifeld News Group; Massachusetts Cultural Council and The Shubert Foundation.

Nobel Prize-Winner Luigi Pirandello's NAKED Begins At The Unicorn Theatre, 9/27 Photo Nobel Prize-Winner Luigi Pirandello's NAKED Begins At The Unicorn Theatre, 9/27
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 4, 2018

Written by Nobel Prize Award-winner Luigi Pirandello, in a new version by Nicholas Wright, Naked begins performances Thursday, September 27 at 7pm at The Unicorn Theatre in Stockbridge, MA. Opening night is set for Saturday, September 29 at 7pm. Directed by Eric Hill (BTG: At Home at the Zoo, The Homecoming, Poe), the production features: David Adkins (Homeland BTG: The Petrified Forest, At Home at the Zoo) as Alfredo Cantavalle; Haley Aguero (BTG: Tarzan, The Music Man) as Emma; James Barry (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson BTG: The Caretaker, The Who's Tommy) as Franco Laspiga; Jeffrey Doornbos (A Thousand Miles Behind) as Consul Grotti; Tara Franklin (Sleep No More BTG: At Home at the Zoo, The Homecoming) as Ersilia Drei; Barbara Sims (A Streetcar Named Desire BTG: Benefactors) as Signora Onoria; and Obie and Drama Desk Award-winner, Rocco Sisto (The King and I BTG: The Homecoming) as Ludovico Nota. This production is sponsored by Lead Sponsor, Bobbie Hallig; Furlano and Arace, PC; The Westifeld News Group; Massachusetts Cultural Council and The Shubert Foundation.

Photo Coverage: Inside the Industry Reading for THE WANDERER: A Dion DiMucci Musical Photo Photo Coverage: Inside the Industry Reading for THE WANDERER: A Dion DiMucci Musical
by Linda Lenzi - May 7, 2018

THE WANDERER, written by Charles Messina, is a new musical based on the life of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame musician Dion DiMucci. The play chronicles Dion's life from his early years in The Bronx through his rise to fame and confronts Dion's struggles with his musical identity, his battle with drug addiction, his spiritual awakening and his place in Rock n' Roll history.  Through a musical journey that spans decades, THE WANDERER follows the extraordinary life of an ordinary kid from New York City

Harriet Harris, Graham Rowat, and More Head to the Berkshires for the Summer Season;  Photo Harriet Harris, Graham Rowat, and More Head to the Berkshires for the Summer Season; Full Casting Announced
by Julie Musbach - Mar 30, 2018

Berkshire Theatre Group has announced casting for the 90th Anniversary Season. BroadwayWorld has the full list of upcoming productions and their casts below!

Talkback With Nancy Romer Follows EXTREME WEATHER At La MaMa Photo Talkback With Nancy Romer Follows EXTREME WEATHER At La MaMa
by Julie Musbach - Feb 28, 2018

Nancy Romer, a member of the People's Climate March Steering Committee, will discuss how to promote a culture of sustainability and environmental justice March 3 following the performance of 'Extreme Whether' by Karen Malpede at La MaMa Theater, 66 East 4th Street.  The play is a drama of America's intense struggle over climate science.

La MaMa Presents EXTREME WHETHER, A Cli-Fi Play By Karen Malpede Photo La MaMa Presents EXTREME WHETHER, A Cli-Fi Play By Karen Malpede
by Stephi Wild - Feb 1, 2018

From March 1 to 18, La MaMa will present Theater Three Collaborative in a new production of 'Extreme Whether,' a 'Cli-Fi' play written and directed by Karen Malpede. The piece juxtaposes psychological and magical realism in a tale of a courageous climate researcher who is defamed by special interests, including his own family. Obie-winner Rocco Sisto heads a cast of six.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 1/13/2018
by - Jan 13, 2018

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 1/13/2018.

Jennifer Ehle, Kristine Nielsen, Peter Bartlett, Reed Birney and More to Star in SALU Photo Jennifer Ehle, Kristine Nielsen, Peter Bartlett, Reed Birney and More to Star in SALUTE TO THE BRAVE at TACT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2018

TACT, The Actors Company Theatre has announced that Jennifer Ehle (Oslo -Tony nomination, The Coast of Utopia - Tony Award, Design for Living, The Real Thing - Tony, Theatre World awards), Kristine Nielsen (Present Laughter; You Can't Take It With You; Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike -Tony Outer Critics Circle Award), Peter Bartlett (She Loves Me; Something's Rotten!; Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella), Reed Birney (1984; The Humans - Tony Award, Drama Desk Award, Outer Critics Circle Award nomination; Gemini; Picnic; Casa Valentina - Drama Desk, Tony nomination), Cynthia Harris ('Mad About You;' The Tribute Artist; Bad Habits; Company; Any Wednesday), Lorenzo Pisoni (Equus, Humor Abuse, Midsummer Night's Dream, Much Ado About Nothing, Last Dance), and Simon Jones (The Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy; Party Monster; The Thomas Crown Affair; 12 Monkeys, Waiting in the Wings; Private Lives; The Real Inspector Hound/Hamlet; Benefactors; The Real Thing) will star along with Hanna Cheek, Nora Chester, Todd Gearhart, James Prendergast, Tony Roach, Rocco Sisto, and Lynn Wright, in a concert-style reading of Noel Coward's Salute to the Brave, the World Premiere of the play lost since 1941.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 1/6/2018
by - Jan 6, 2018

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 1/6/2018.

Tonight Only Get a Monstrously Good Snow Day Deal on MARY SHELLEY'S FRANKENSTEIN Photo Tonight Only Get a Monstrously Good Snow Day Deal on MARY SHELLEY'S FRANKENSTEIN
by Julie Musbach - Jan 4, 2018

Ensemble for the Romantic Century (Eve Wolf, Executive Artistic Director) today announced a Snow Day Special - only $30 for tickets for tonight's performance for brave folks who today's weather.

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