Calamos Supports Greece

Nia Vardalos

Nia Vardalos Receives Rave Reviews for “Tiny Beautiful Things”

"Tiny Beautiful Things", the play Nia Vardalos helped create and is currently starring in at the Pasadena Playhouse, has opened to rave reviews. The play is based on Cheryl Strayed's "Dear Sugar" advice column. Strayed is also the woman behind...

Nia Vardalos Will Star on Stage at Pasadena Playhouse

Nia Vardalos will reprise the role of "Sugar" on stage at Pasadena Playhouse, in the play, "Tiny Beautiful Things". The play is based on a best-selling book by author Cheryl Strayed, who also wrote "Wild", which was adapted into a...

Nia Vardalos Hosts Star-Studded Craig Zadan Tribute

Nia Vardalos hosted an A-list charity event on November 11 in honor of legendary producer Craig Zadan. The evening was originally intended to honor Zadan in person, but after his sudden death from surgery complications on August 20, the...

Nia Vardalos, John Stamos Join Efforts To Rebuild Orphanage

Well-known actors of Greek descent, Canadian Nia Vardalos and American John Stamos, have joined forces with The Hellenic Initiative to launch an online campaign for the rebuilding of the Lyreion Orphanage, destroyed during the 2018 summer wildfires in Eastern Attica. The Hellenic...

Celebrities on the Side of Athens Fires Victims

As the fire-stricken victims of the Athens fires still count their wounds, several celebrities show their support and raise funds to aid the Greeks. The Athens seaside suburbs of East Attica were devastated by Monday's wildfires that left 85 dead...

Nia Vardalos Takes a Greek Holiday (photos)

My Big Fat Greek Wedding star Nia Vardalos has jetted off to Greece. The actor, who rose to fame for her based-on-real-life Greek marriage extravaganza in 2002, was spotted strolling the streets of Antiparos with 11-year-old daughter Illaria and a friend. In...

Nia Vardalos Files for Divorce from Ian Gomez after Almost 24 Years of Marriage

My Big Fat Greek Wedding star Nia Vardalos has filed for divorce from her actor husband Ian Gomez after almost 24 years of marriage. Vardalos cited 'irreconcilable differences' as the motivation for her filing for divorce and also stated that...

Stars Walk the Red Carpet at the 2018 Los Angeles Greek Film Festival

The 12th Los Angeles Greek Film Festival (LAGFF) held its official opening night on June 6 at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood. Greek and Greek-American actors, musicians, and entertainers walked the red carpet before the opening night premiere of "Smuggling...

Nia Vardalos Promotes New Project on Panel at 2016 Television Critics Association Summer Tour

Nia Vardalos isn't letting the box office disappointment of My Big, Fat Greek Wedding 2 get her down. The actress attended a panel discussion at the Beverly Hills Hotel for her new EPIX comedy Graves, as the panel was part...

Nia Vardalos Would ‘Never say never’ to Doing a Third My Big Fat Greek Wedding

Actress Nia Vardalos recently discussed the possibilities of filming a third My Big, Fat Greek Wedding on the British television show Lorraine on Wednesday. The 53-year-old actress recently reprised her most famous role ever as "Toula" in My Big Fat Greek...