Tony Danza, the TV star who played a charming gangster in the Broadway musical Honeymoon in Vegas, is bringing his singing and dancing talents to the stage in a fall tour that is heading for a stop in Springfield, Massachusetts, November 12.
Titled Tony Danza: Standards and Stories, the concert combines singing, storytelling, a dash of soft shoe, and ukulele playing. Backed by a four-piece band, Danza performs standards from the Great American Songbook, plus selections from Jason Robert Brown’s score for Honeymoon in Vegas.
Danza premiered the cabaret show in New York City earlier this year.Known for his starring roles on TV’s Taxi and Who’s the Boss, in recent years Danza has cultivated a stage career, appearing on Broadway in A View From the Bridge, The Producers (as a replacement Max Bialystock), and in a production of Eugene O’Neill’s The Iceman Cometh that he originated in London.
Here are the upcoming stops on the Standards and Stories tour:
November 12: Springfield Symphony Hall, Springfield, Massachusetts
November 25: Union County Performing Arts Center, Rahway, New Jersey
December 21: NYCB Theatre at Westbury, Westbury, New York
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