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POST-GAZETTE, MARCH 8, 2013 Page11 COMEDY NOW PLAYING UPTOWN & DOWNTOWN Citizen Cope will be performing at the Wilbur Theatre on March 14th. See MUSIC SECTION for more details. into the future, remember his prom- ise from 1971: "Sunshine, come on back another day ... I promise you I'll still be singing." MUSIC WILBUR THEATRE 246 Tremont St., Boston, MA TD GARDEN 100 Legends Way, Boston, MA AN INTIMATE SOLO / ACOUSTIC 617-624-1050 PERFORMANCE BY CITIZEN COPE -- March 14, 2013. Citizen Cope is an PINK --March 28, 2013. With spe- American songwriter and producer, cial guest The Hives. P!nk's new tour, His music is a mix of blues, soul, folk The Truth About Love, stops in Boston and rock. He has been touring pro- at the TD Garden. The American fessionally for l0 years. Citizen Cope's singer-songwriter has six platinum compositions have been recorded by albums under her belt along with artists as varied as Carlos Santana, appearances in many films. She's sold Dido, Pharoahe Monch and Richie over 40 million albums and 70 rail- Havens. He currently records and pro- lions singles in her 18-year career duces for his own record label, Rain- andis as hot as ever. water Recordings. Contact the Wilbur Theatre for information on purchas- AGANNIS ARENA ing tickets. 925 Commonwealth Ave., Boston 617-358-7000 THE CENTER FOR ARTS www.BU.EDU/Agannis/ IN NATICK SIGUR ROS -- March 26, 2013. 14 Summer Street, Natick, MA Sigur R6s is an ambient/post-rock 508-647-0097 band from Reykjavik, Iceland, who have been active since 1994. Known JONATHAN EDWARDS -- March 15, for its ethereal sound, frontman J6nsi 2013. He's neither grizzled nor nos- Birgisson's falsetto vocals and the use talgic, but veteran artist Edwards is of bowed guitars, the band's music still warm as sunshine, real as truth is also noticeable for its incorpora- and intimate as a visit between old tion of classical and minimalist aes- friends. With uncompromising musi- thetic elements. Purchase tickets at cal integrity, he delivers songs of pas-, by calling sion, insight and humor rendered in 800-745-3000 or at all Ticketmaster a powerful tenor. As Edwards joumeys locations. THEATER FREE EVENTS ITALIAN EVENTS & PROGRAMS ITALIAN PHOTOGRAPHY EXHBITION WOLK GALLERY SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE AND PLANNING M.I.T., CAMBRIDGE "L'AQUH,.~ 2010" Now through April 18th. An exhibition of photographs by Italian photographer Michele Nastasi. ITALIAN RADIO PROGRAMS "The Sicilian Corner" I0:00 am to 12 Noon every Friday with host Tom Zappala and Mike Lomazzo and "The Italian Show" with Nunzio DiMarca every Sunday from 10:00 am-l:00 pm. Go to www.1110wc~corrL "Italia Oggi" Sundays 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm with host Andrea Urdi 1460 AM "Dolce Wita Radio" DJ Rocco Mesiti ii:00 am-l:00 pm Sundays 90.7 FM or online www, "The Nick Franciosa Show" Sundays from 12 Noon to 3:00 pm on WLYN 1360 AM and WAZN 1470 AM. "Guido Oliva Italian Hour" 8:00 am-9:00 am Sundays on WSRO 650 AM and online at "Radio Italia Unita" - Thursdays 2:00 pm-3:00 pm on www.zumix~org/ radio or itunes, college radio click on Zumix. For more information, log onto www. italiaunita, org. "Tony's Place" on MusicAmerica WPLM FM 99.1 - Sundays 9:00 pm- 10:00 pm on MusicAmerica. Host Ron Della Chiesa presents Tony's Place. Visit WILBUR THEATRE 246 Tremont St., Boston, MA SINBAD -- March 8, 2013. Known for keeping his act clean without using derogatory terms or foul language, Sinbad has been enter- taining people for over thirty years. His popularity spiked in the late 1980s and early 1990s with appear- ances on Star Search and A Different World which helped him carve out a very successful stand-up career. He appears at the Wilbur Theatre for one night only and the show begins at 7:30 pm. For further information, please visit the Wllbur's website at GIGGLES COMEDY CLUB @ PRINCE PIZZERIA 517 Broadway (Rt. I) Sangus, MA 781-233-9950 AMERICAN REPERTORY THEATER PAUL D'ANGELO -- March 15th Oberon, 2 Arrow St., Harvard Sq., and 16th. D'Angelo is the comedian/ Cambridge, MA writer/actor that The Los Angeles 617-547-8300 Times calls "...quite likely the THE GLASS MENAGERIE -- funniest entertainer you've never heard of yet". Paul Murphy spent Now though March 17, 2013. While ten and a half years as an Assistant Amanda Wingfield desperately District Attorney, supervising several struggles to provide her fragile of Massachusetts's busiest court- daughter with at least one "gentle- houses, before building a reputation man caller," her son, Tom, dreams of as a noted criminal-defense trial escaping from his job at a warehouse attorney. The unexpected twist to and his oppressive life at home. this story is that, for nine of those Zachary Quinto (Mr. Spock in the new years, under the pseudonym of Paul seris of Star Trek fdms) stars as Tom. D'Angelo, he was simultaneously An exquisite family drama filtered becoming one of the nation's top through Tom's memory, The Glass standup comedians. D'Angelo will Menaerie is staged by John Tiffany, perform in three shows on the the acclaimed director of the interna- 15th and 16th. Contact Giggles at tional sensation Black Watch and the 781-233-9950 for show times and Broadway musical Once. ticket information. THE DONKEY SHOW - Ongoing. Bringing the ultimate disco experi- NICK'S COMEDY STOP ence to Boston, this crazy circus of 100 Warrenton St., Boston, MA mirror balls, feathered divas, roller 617-248-1976 skaters and hustle queens tell the story of A Midsummer Night's Dream WOMEN IN COMEDY FESTIVAL through great '70s anthems you know -- March 21st through March 23rd. by heart. For three nights, come celebrate women in comedy at Nick's Comedy Stop with some of the funniest women around. All shows are 18 and over and begin at 8:00 pm. Doors open at 7:00 pm.Visit Nick's website for more details and information on how to purchase tickets. 2ND STORY THEATRE 28 Market Street, Warren, RI 401-247-4200 ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST -- March 8th through April 7th. Randall Patrick McMurphy is a charming, life-embracing rogue who contrives to serve a short sentence in a mental institution rather than a prison. This, he soon learns, was a mistake. Dale Wasserman's power- ful adaptation of Ken Kesey's cap- tivating novel is the stuff of great theatre. A modern American classic. REAGLE MUSIC THEATRE 617 Lexington St., Waltham, MA 781-891-5600 www.ReagleMusicTheatre, org A LITTLE BIT OF IRELAND -- March 15th through 17th. Now in its 15th edition! Enjoy one of the larg- est Irish shows in New England. A pinch of Irish tenors! A wee touch of Riverdance! A peek at Irish cottage life. A rousing Irish pub visit! The lilt of laughter with a master Irish comic. The grand rhythms of Irish step dancing. The ever insistent charms of Irish bands. Hundreds of bewitching Irish songs fill the air on St. Patrick's weekend when everyone is Irish! It's Reagle's hearfelt hom- age to the Emerald Isle -- and it's all a little bit of heaven. Pure Celtic magic! THE LYRIC STAGE COMPANY OF BOSTON 140 Clarendon St., Boston, MA 617-585-5678 STONES IN HIS POCKETS -- Now though March 16, 2013. Stones in His Pockets is the hilarious and poignant story of a rural Iribh village turned upside down by the arrival of an American film crew. When Charlie and Jake are cast as extras in the movie, they discover that Hollywood's romanticized Ireland stands in stark contrast to the reality of their daily lives. Winner of the 2001 Olivier Award for Best New Comedy, the play features two actors taking on more than a dozen eccentric characters, from the film's spoiled Amerlcan starlet to the star-struck locals. Stones in His Pockets ran for more than three years in London's West End and was nominated for three Tony Awards. BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK -- March 29th through April 27th. In a new screwball com- edy, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage takes a funny and irreverent look at racial stereotypes in Hollywood. By the Way, Meet Vera Stark is a 70-year journey through the life of Vera Stark, a headstrong African-American maid and budding actress and her tangled relationship with her boss, a white Hollywood star desperately grasping to hold on to her career. When circum- stances collide and both women land roles in the same Southern epic, the story behind the cameras leaves Vera with a surprising and controversial legacy scholars will debate for years to come. STONEHAM THEATRE 395 Main Street, Stoneham, MA 781-279-2200 THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE -- April 18, 2013 through May 12, 2013. Winner of six Tony Awards, in 2002, Thoroughly Modern Millie tells the story of a small-town girl, Millie Dillmount, who comes to New York City to marry for money instead of love. Millie samples the "thoroughly modern" flapper life, makes friends and finds unexpected romance. With rousing dance num- bers and toe-tapping music, Thor- oughly Modem Millie is a thoroughly enjoyable night of theatre. The Stoneham Theatre believes that everyone should have the oppor- tunity to experience live theatre. In an effort to bring the excitement of live theatre to more of the com- munity, the theatre offers "Pay What You Can." One hour prior to the first Thursday performance of each Mainstage production, tickets to that performance will be sold on a "Pay What You Can" basis. Sponsored by Melrose Cooperative Bank. This offer may not be combined with any other offers. Subject to availablility. NEW ENGLAND CONSERVATORY JORDAN HALL 30 Gainsborough St., Boston. MA 617-585-1260 NATHAN GUNN -- March 15, 2013. Grammy-winning baritone Nathan Gunn has made a reputation as one of the most exciting and in-demand baritones of the day. He has appeared in internationally renowned opera houses such as the Metropolitan Opera, San Francisco Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, and Royal Opera House Covent Garden, His many roles include the title roles in Billy Budd, II Barbiere di Siviglia and Hamlet. Also a distinguished concert performer, Mr. Gunn has appeared with the New York Philharmonic, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Or- chestra, San Francisco Symphony and many others. BOSTON OPERA HOUSE 539 Washington St., Boston, MA 617-259-3400 www.BostonOperaHouseOnline.eom SLEEPING BEAUTY -- March 22, 2013 - April 7, 2013. Marius Petipa's Sleeping Beauty has become one of Boston Ballet's trademark works. This breathtakingly beautiful classical bal- let is presented with lavish original sets and costumes by David Walker from the Royal Ballet. When last presented in 2009, The New York Times raved, "exquisite." The show runs for 2 hours and 45 minutes which includes two intermissions. OLD SOUTH CHURCH 645 Boylston St., Boston, MA 617-536-1970 MOREHOUSE COLLEGE GLEE CLUB -- Friday, March 15, 2013 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. The soul-stirring voices of the Morehouse College Glee Club Concert fdl the rafters of Boston's Old South Church to raise funds to support the Greater Boston More- house College Scholarship Fund, pro- viding four-year scholarships to Bos- ton high school students. Tickets can be purchased at INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF BOSTON 45 Matignon Rd., Cambridge, MA 617- 499-1451 POETS' SPRING - PRINTEMPS DES POETES, BOSTON 2013 -- March 29, 2013. The International School of Boston hosts a French poetry evening mixed with music, dance, painting and drama works of students and professionals. Joining the students will be O. Besson, cho- reographer, Boston Conservatory, S. Leventhal, violonist and music teacher, Boston Conservatory, A.B. Amr, qanounist, M. Karaa, singer, C. Lucien and JD Joachim and C. Ribes-de Palma, poets from Haiti and France. FENWAY PARK 4 Yawkey Way, Boston, MA RUN TO HOME BASE -- On Sat- urdayl May 4th, several thousand run- ners and walkers will have the thrill of crossing home plate at Fenway Park while supporting wounded veterans and their families. The 2013Run-Walk to Home Base presented by New Bal- ance is a 9K (5.6 mile) run and a 3- mile walk to benefit the Red Sox Foun- dation and Massachusetts General Hospital Home Base Program. Partici- pants will help provide much needed clinical care for veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan with com- bat stress or traumatic brain injury -- wounds that effect an estimated 30% of the brave men and women who served our nation. The run is a unique, fun event that also supports services and counseling for veterans' families, research to improve diagno- sis and treatment and community education. Registered runners and walkers begin at historic Fenway Park and wind their way through scenic Boston and with a timed finish at the Green Monster and a photo finish at Fenway's famous home plate. The Run-Walk to Home Base is a wonder- ful opportunity to show your support of our deserving veterans. And friends and family are invited to Fenway to cheer you on and enjoy terrific family activities. While runners must be 14 and older, families of all ages may participate in the walk. Advance registration is required.Visit their website at for more information. NORTH END/WEST END NSC 1 MICHELANGELO STREET BOSTON, MA 617-523-8125 CINEMA ITALIANO-- Tuesday, March 12th from I:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ABCD North End/West End NSC pre- sents a viewing of the 2008 Italian comedy-drama Pranzo di Ferragosto (Mid-August Lunch), directed by and starring Gianni Di Gregorio in his directorial debut. Gianni (played by Di Gregorio) is a broken man with mounting condo debts who is forced to entertain his 93-year-old mother and three other feisty women during Italy's biggest summer holiday, Ferragosto. The other women include the mothers of his landlord and doctor, who will forgive his debts in exchange for his services. This film one many Italian film awards. It will be shown in Italian with English subtitles. Snacks and refreshments will be served. Call ahead to reserve a seat.