Meet Tara Cannistraci from Festa Della Donna – Times Square Chronicles
In honor of International Women’s Day, Festa Della Donna is a celebration of the contributions of Italian-American women to the arts and culture, featuring a talented lineup of Italian-American singers, comedians, dancers and even from a chef! For this all-Italian evening, the special guest is Lena Prima, and features the following talented Italian-Americans: actress Tara Cannistraci; comedian, Regina DeCcico; Singer, Vanessa Racci; and Medium, Tessa Del Zoppo.
Tara Cannistraci is an Italian-American stand-up comedian born and raised in the Bronx, NY. She uses her upbringing in New York as the basis for her take on observational comedy. She has put her talents to work on stage, television, film, off-Broadway and in center field as a scoreboard host for the New York Yankees. She has written for and and has been featured on SportsNet New York (SNY)’s “Oh Yeah.” Tara is the co-creator of We Stand Comedy, a production house that produces live shows and digital content. She is a proud member and regular performer of the famous Friars Club, and produces and performs for Friar Chazz Palminteri’s annual Child Reach Foundation event. She also toured regionally with Danny Aiello’s Italian Chicks. Tara performs regularly in New York, across the country and in Canada.
Tara Cannistraci: To celebrate International Women’s Day, Festa Della Donna celebrates the contributions of Italian-American women to art and culture, taking place this Sunday, March 6. This year’s Festa will feature singer and producer Vanessa Racci as well as comedians myself and Regina DeCicco, medium Tessa DelZoppo and guest of honor Lena Prima (Louis Prima’s youngest daughter). What better time to celebrate women than during Women’s History Month? For tickets – visit: metropolitanzoom.ticketleap.com/festa-della-donna-030622/