Inspired by the classic black and white sitcom “The Honeymooners” Charles Messina created his own sitcom, a webseries, capturing the way life has changed during the pandemic, affectionately calling it ‘The Honeyzoomers.” Today in New York’s Michael Gargiulo sat down with Charles to discuss.
The Wanderer, a new musical based on the life of Rock n’ Roll Hall-of-Famer Dion DiMucci… will open at New Jersey’s Paper Mill Playhouse in the Spring of 2020 prior to a Broadway run.
The Wanderer is written by Charles Messina (A Room of My Own) and directed by Kenneth Ferrone (Cruel Intentions National Tour, “Rent on Fox”)…
Michael Wartellais set to star as Dion DiMucci in an upcoming workshop of a new musical based on the musician’s life titled The Wanderer... Also tapped for the fall workshop in New York City is Christy Altomare and New Kids on the Block’s Joey McIntyre…
After a sold out run at The Abingdon Theatre in NYC earlier this year, Charles Messina’s hysterical nostalgia piece A ROOM OF MY OWN, about growing up in a one room apartment in Greenwich Village in the 70s, opens a limited run at The Seven Angels Theatre in Waterbury, Conn. Previews begin September 22nd, with performances running from Sept 27th – Oct 16, 2016.
read the full Hartford Courant article:
Playwright Charles Messina will have his musical The Wanderer, about the life and music of Dion, presented at The Madison Theatre at Molloy College. A one night only presentation featuring a stellar cast including Robert Cuccioli, Joseph Riccobene, Joi Tribuzio and Johnny Tammaro.
Off-Broadway play A Room of My Own, starring Ralph Macchio and Mario Cantone, may be hitting the small screen.
Sources tell us producers are in early talks to make the story about an Italian-American family living together in a cramped studio apartment into a TV show.
The stars of Charles Messina’s A Room of My Own, a production of the Abingdon Theatre Company, met the press on January 19. Here’s a collection of featured articles to browse for more info!
As previously announced, Ralph Macchio (The Karate Kid) plays Carl Morelli, a writer reminiscing about his adolescence in the cramped apartment that he shared with his family. Mario Cantone (Steve) plays his flamboyant Uncle Jackie.
Completing the company are Nico Bustamante as ten-year old Carl, Kendra Jain (New Year’s Eve) as Jeannie Morelli, Johnny Tammaro (Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding) as Peter Morelli, Joli Tribuzio (Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding) as Dotty Morelli, and Liza Vann (The Road to Damascus) as Aunt Jean. click to read full article
Stage and screen favorites Mario Cantone (Steve) and Ralph Macchio (The Karate Kid) will headline the world premiere of Charles Messina’s new play, A Room of My Own at The Abingdon Theatre Company from Feb 13th – March 13th 2016
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