Jekyll's Cuccioli to Perform Hero July 8

News   Jekyll's Cuccioli to Perform Hero July 8 Robert Cuccioli, who created the title roles in the Broadway production of Jekyll & Hyde, will perform his new concert act, Hero, July 8 at the Symphony Room in the Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel.
Robert Cuccioli, with the late Nell Carter
Robert Cuccioli, with the late Nell Carter Photo by Aubrey Reuben

In Hero Cuccioli, according to his official website, will "salute some of the performers he looks up to . . . Cuccioli will sing an eclectic batch of songs in honoring the singers and songs that have touched him." Concertgoers can expect to hear Cuccioli's renditions of "Holding Out for a Hero," "C'est Moi," "Larger Than Life," "Love Me Tender" and "Hero." Show time is 9:30 PM. Robert Cuccioli earned a Tony Award nomination for Best Actor in a Musical for his work in Jekyll & Hyde. He won the Drama Desk and the Outer Critics Circle awards for that performance as well. Cuccioli also appeared in the Broadway production of Les Misérables and has been seen on screen in "Sliders," "Baywatch," "Celebrity," "The Stranger" and "Operation Delta Force 3: Clear Target." His recent theatrical credits include Guys and Dolls, Temporary Help, Lorenzaccio and The Sound of Music.

The Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel's Symphony Room is located at 107 Sixth Avenue. Tickets, priced $45 (show, wine and hors d'oeuvres) are available by calling (412) 394-3353 or by visiting www.picttheatre.org. (Students can purchase show-only tickets for $25.)

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