As a singer, impressionist and comedian and with show-stopping appeal, Johnny Petillo has been bringing audiences to their feet for years. Starting out as a singer on the street corners of Asbury Park, New Jersey, his powerful, soulful voice became a fixture with Danny & The Juniors as well as with The Duprees. He was inducted into the Vocal Hall Of Fame in 2003 along with Danny & The Juniors and has appeared on The Tonight Show, Late Night with David Letterman and with Tony Orlando on his concert tours. Delighting audiences in comedy clubs and cruise ships he has also appeared at major sites like Madison Square Garden.
Opening for Johnny Petillo is comedian Rick Starr who is noted for making his audiences hysterical even before he finishes a joke!
Take Jerry Lee Lewis, add some Victor Borge, Beethoven on steroids, garnish with Schroeder from Peanuts, throw it all in a blender and there you have a Jason Farnham show! Hilarious, entertaining and supremely musical, Jason puts a spin on classics turning them on their ears. His rendition of the classic Für Elise adds a techno-beat and becomes, For Crying Out Elise, Let’s Dance! Another of his wacky versions is Autumn Leaves which he turns into a fusion of Bossa Nova and Samba. A Jason Farnham performance is a great evening of musical hijinks!
Making a special return appearance is sixteen year old world-renowned musical prodigy, Biana Pinchuk. Biana is a composer, violinist and singer, which she does in six languages. She is also known as a philanthropist. She has performed with the Florida Grand Opera and toured the world.
Steve Solomon, author and star of My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish & I’m In Therapy! stars in his all new, uproariously funny show which features his Granddaughter, Mom, Dad, Sister (the smoker), TSA Officers, Grandma, Grandpa, Uncle Willie, Stuttering Cousin Bob, Demented Cousin Kenny, Cousin Sal (and Sal’s parole officer) and lots more! Steve brings to life all the astounding characters we know, love and tolerate in our own families. His gift for creating voices, dialects and wacky sound effects adds much hilarity to each of these characters’ story. We dare you to spend the evening with Steve and not scream with laughter as he defends himself against his family whose sole purpose in life is to add chaos to his! Take it from BroadwayWorld when they commented, “A wonderful show! I still hurt from laughing”.
Band leader Tony Monaco and band members Ron Fattorusso, Dave Fullerton, Mark Jacobs, Jeff McDonald and Greg Reitano will put you into a New York State of Mind and on your feet singing along to such Billy Joel hits as Honesty, Uptown Girl, She’s Always a Woman, Movin’ Out, My Life, Big Shot, and It’s Still Rock and Roll To Me to name just a few. Their fans rave after each performance with comments like “Best show ever!..wonderful music, wonderful memories!” and “You guys are truly one of the best tribute bands I have ever seen…in a word PHENOMENAL!”
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One family, one dream, and one rockin’ show you’ll never forget – that is The Bronx Wanderers! Performing with high-energy and a magic that connects with the audience, they will take you on a heart-pumping journey of rock ‘n’ roll’s great American Songbook from doo wop and golden oldies to today’s current hits. So get ready to join them as they once again rock the Century Village stage!
Six multi-instrumentalist/vocalists from Broadway, Lincoln Center and the Trans-Siberian Orchestra present an outstanding musical celebration of Beatles music. Recreating an extraordinary catalog of Beatles songs in a fresh, vibrant and one-of-a-kind concert experience, Here Comes The Sun performs such Beatles hits as She Loves You, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, Taxman and Let It Be.
Ron Sharpe and Barbra Russell met while playing the leads on Broadway in Les Misérables. Married on stage in hundreds of the show’s performances, they decided to do it for real! Ron has played the parts of both Marius and Jean Valjean in Les Misérables as well as in Broadway productions of The Scarlet Pimpernel and Titanic. Barbra, who played Cosette in the show, has appeared in the Broadway productions of Oklahoma! and Little Shop Of Horrors. In an outstanding performance, they share their love of Broadway by performing songs from Phantom of the Opera, Cats, Evita, West Side Story, Carousel, and of course, Les Misérables.
Billy McGuigan, a dead ringer for Buddy Holly, brings his electrifying, high-energy show to the stage along with the rockin’ Rave On Band. Breathing new life into the music of Buddy, they re-imagine an actual Buddy Holly concert with all the thrills and fabulous music of the legendary rocker, performing such hit songs as Peggy Sue, It’s So Easy, That’ll Be The Day, Oh Boy! and of course, Rave On. Just when you thought this concert couldn’t get any better, Billy as “Buddy”, celebrates the birth of an era paying tribute to his fellow rockers such as Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis, Chuck Berry, Ritchie Valens and The Big Bopper. There will be lots of ‘Oh Boys’ and raves after seeing this concert!
Combine old world circus with new world European cirque and you get an evening of astounding entertainment. Cirque Of The Century features an array of amazing vocalists, dynamic dancers and thrilling circus acts. Their performance will take you on an exciting journey through the art of the circus, leaving you simply breathless at their incredible feats of balance and strength.
Step into a world of magic and illusion as Vitaly Beckman takes magic and illusion to a whole other level as he makes faces disappear from drivers’ licenses, paint brushes paint on their own and makes photos come to life right before your eyes. Vitaly even stumped famed illusionists Penn & Teller on their hit television show, Fool Us and BroadwayWorld raved “World Class…Charms and Dazzles”. We know you are in for an evening of wonder when Vitaly performs his awe-inspiring magic.