Category Archives: Live On Stage

MIKE MARINO – Jersey City’s Own Bad Boy of Comedy Live Comedy from Loew’s – Journal Square – Jersey City

Jersey City’s Own Mike Marino Saturday November 28th- 8PM- Loew’s Theater 

mike-marinoIn a concert at the Loew’s Theater to benefit the Jersey City Police Foundation & Jersey City Firefighters Distress Fund.
Come to the concert and help us give thanks to the men and women who risk their lives everyday for the people of Jersey City!

Musical Guest Mark Byrnes “Mark from Jersey City” on Sirius Radio’s Miserable Men Show

VIP After Party starting at 10 pm at Michael Anthony’s 502 Washington Boulevard – Hudson River – Jersey City

HOSTED by HBO Sopranos Star VINCENT PASTORE

Tickets exclusively online at Ticketweb.com

For more information, visit www.catcharisingstar.com

More Mike stories –Mike’s Pilot

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Hudson County Theatre Alliance’s- Fall into the Arts

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Hudson County Theater Alliance, Attic Ensemble, JC Theater, The Theater Company, _gaia, Park Players, Art House Productions, Parlour Productions, Hudson Theater Ensemble, Kismet theater, Mile Square Theater, www.hudsonall.org, Invite the public to a …

A business card exchange designed for members of the arts and theater communities to encourage collaborations and develop the performing arts in Hudson County.
Monday, November 16, 2009 at 7pm
Stevens Institute of Technology
Bissinger Room – 4th Floor Wesley J. Howe Center
Refreshments provided by Sodexho and local sponsors
Free parking available at Howe Center *** Directions: www.stevens.edu
RSVP by November 12: president@hudsonall.org or 201-216-5111

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Danny Aiello, A Stand- Up Guy!

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By Sally Deering

Inside photos by David Bayne

Award-winning actor Danny Aiello is the House Special — the “cherry on the Spumoni”– at Tutta Pasta Italian restaurant in Hoboken, where on any given day passers-by can catch a glimpse of Aiello holding court in the dining room, signing autographs for his fans and, in essence, spreading his special charm like finely seasoned olive oil on a hunk of crusty Italian bread.  

“People love Danny,” Tutta Pasta’s manager Vincent Borriello says. “They love to see him. He’s always happy and he makes other people happy.” Continue reading Danny Aiello, A Stand- Up Guy!

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Hudson County’s Favorite Son-Frank Sinatra

Frank Sinatra is one of the first all round superstars of the entertainment business. A singer, actor, director and producer par excellence.

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But in Hudson County-He’s it!!    

frank-oldAlthough Frank Sinatra died over 11 years ago, his legend, and music and escapades as an entertainer on and off the stage and screen live on. Especially in Hudson County where stories about the boy from Hoboken are passed down from parents to children. In Hudson County we love Frank Sinatra .Everyone has a Sinatra story – it really is -Six degrees of Frank Sinatra here. You hear things like “Frank was at my mother’s wedding,” or “they say he use to ride the streets of Hoboken late at night in his limo, remembering the good old days. And   there isn’t a restaurant in Hudson County that doesn’t have  some kind of photo of Frank. Yep, In Hudson County we love Frank- here is a bio on Hudson County’s favorite son.       

Francis Albert Sinatra was born on December 12, 1915 in Hoboken, New Jersey. Frank Sinatra’s father was a firefighter and amateur boxer named Martin Anthony Sinatra while his mother, Natalie Sinatra had political aspirations. Over the next eighty years Frank Sinatra was a singer, actor, director and producer who entertained generation after generation all over the world. Continue reading Hudson County’s Favorite Son-Frank Sinatra

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The Partridge Family meets the Red Cross? Mother Teresa with a saxophone.

richie-petrello This isn’t a PR stunt or a reality show, this is as real as it gets – this is human truth. It’s one hell of a story.

Born and raised on Long Island, Richy Petrello has seen his career come full circle; complete with a meteoric upswing and a tumbling downfall, only to rise from the ashes like a Phoenix. If you knew Richy back in the day, he was a fierce Sax cat – the man was a Rock and roll terrorist, terrorizing his own body with alcohol and drugs, waking up in his own vomit.

Richy lived this cliché of sex, drugs and rock and roll for many years; Continue reading The Partridge Family meets the Red Cross? Mother Teresa with a saxophone.

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THE SECRETS IN THE ATTIC

A Look At One of Hudson County’s Best and Oldest  Theater Company’s

by Sally Deering

 

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Back in the 1970s, alumni from the Argos Eyes Drama Society at Saint Peter’s College met one night in a tiny Jersey City attic and talked about starting a theater where they could put on plays that challenged them artistically and attracted local audiences. By the end of the meeting, that group of aspiring playmakers became the Attic Ensemble.

     Several theaters and more than a hundred plays later, the Attic Ensemble has settled into the Barrow Mansion on Wayne Street in Jersey City, a block from the Grove Street PATH in a hip neighborhood where the company continues to stretch and grow. Continue reading THE SECRETS IN THE ATTIC

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College Students to Participate in Third Annual New Jersey Comedy Festival

College Students Wanted to Compete for the Title of “New Jersey King or Queen of Campus Comedy.”

laughingThe third annual New Jersey Comedy Festival will be held at college campuses throughout the state starting this fall.  During this fun-filled event, the most comical college students from many New Jersey colleges and universities will compete for the title of “New Jersey King or Queen of Campus Comedy.”

Continue reading College Students to Participate in Third Annual New Jersey Comedy Festival

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The Newport Neighborhood Association’s Third Annual Multi-Cultural Festival

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3rd Annual Festival

SATURDAY OCTOBER 3, 2009

12 NOON – 6:30 PM

PAVONIA / TOWN SQUARE PLACE-Across from Pavonia/Newport Path Station

FREE  ADMISSION !

FUN FOR KIDS!- RAFFLES newport-jc-art-tour-bmp

Continue reading The Newport Neighborhood Association’s Third Annual Multi-Cultural Festival

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Attic Ensemble 2009-2010 Mainstage Season Line -up

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By Neil Simon
Directed by Marcie Colleen

September 18-27, 2009

Come play at Alan and Buddy Baker’s swinging bachelor pad, in Neil Simon’s first Broadway play. In this sweet comedy (written in 1961), big brother Alan douses his ladies’ man reputation by falling in love — but little brother Buddy lights the torch for himself!

“A slick, lively, funny comedy.” -The New York Times

“It’s completely nuts and banging with laughs.” -NY World Telegram & Sun

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Click Here for Tickets

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Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling-The Jokeman Cometh to the Bayonne Arts Factory

A look at Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling
By Evelyn Bonilla

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Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling appeard at Bayonne’s Art Factory on Friday, August 28th and brought a barrage of laughter. Well-known for his work as head writer and cast member for the top-rated morning-drive radio program, The Howard Stern Show, Martling is moving fast and making his own headlines all over the country.

A radio personality, stand-up comedian, comedy writer, singer-songwriter, author and actor this “cunning comedic personality” is rocking his blend of comedy in comedy clubs everywhere. Equipped with quick lighting humor and jokes that leave no stone unturned “sexual or otherwise”, Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling is virtually unstoppable! Continue reading Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling-The Jokeman Cometh to the Bayonne Arts Factory

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