Robert Cuccioli to Sing From New Album on ON THE COUCH Tomorrow, 1/4
Robert Cuccioli, who electrified audiences in Broadway's smash hit musical, Jekyll & Hyde, is electrifying listeners again with the release of his debut solo album, Robert Cuccioli - THE LOOK OF LOVE. It includes 28 magnificent American Songbook classics from the '30s and '40s. Cuccioli who is currently starring in Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark will be appearing on WLNY's "On The Couch" tomorrow morning, January 4 to perform a song from the album. The program airs 7 AM-9 AM ET on Channel 10 in Long Island, Queens and Staten Island.
The album reflects the Tony-nominated star's love of music, from ballad to swing. Its songs portray a journey of loving and losing and loving again. Each is part of a timeline that, as Robert notes, "features an aspect of my own romantic life that resonates in my heart."
In addition to "The Look of Love" title song, Robert's selections include some of the most enduring American standards ever written. He lends his rich and beautiful voice to:
- "How Little It Matters How Little We Know"/"Ain't That a Kick in the Head"
- "Love is Here to Stay"
- "A Fine Romance"
- "I Wanna Be Around"
- "Once Upon a Time"
- "For All We Know"
- "Sleep Warm"/ "Dancing on the Ceiling"
- "Cold, Cold Heart"
- "The Boulevard of Broken Dreams"
- "I Wish I Were in Love Again"
- "Zing! Went the Strings of My Heart"
- "I've Got You Under My Skin"
- "Prisoner of Love"
- "All of Me"/ "Body and Soul"
- "Love Look Away"/ "By Myself"
- "Too Close for Comfort"
- "I Like to Lead When I Dance"
- "Nice 'n' Easy"/ "Time After Time"/ "Day by Day"
- "How Do You Keep the Music Playing?"
- "All the Way Home"
Robert has performed in 100 productions over 30 years. He notes that no music inspires him more than the classic standards of the '30s and '40s. It is immediately obvious that he has poured his heart, soul and passion into this, his first solo album.
One of Broadway's most popular stars, Robert currently appears in the dual role of "Dr. Norman Osborn/The Green Goblin" in the rock musical Broadway production of Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, based on the Marvel Comics' character.
After making his Broadway debut as "Javert" in LES MISERABLES, Robert joined the cast of Jekyll & Hyde as its leading man. He was quickly recognized for his powerful dual role performance and show-stopping rendition of "This is the Moment." He earned a Drama Desk Award, Outer Critics Circle Award and Tony Award nomination for "Best Actor in a Musical."
In addition, Robert boasts an impressive list of Off-Broadway credits, such as: And the World Goes 'Round (Outer Critics Circle Award), The Rothschilds, Gigi, Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris and Dietrich and Chevalier. Robert played "Lancelot" in the U.S. and Canadian tours of Camelot, opposite Richard Harris.
Some of his regional theatre credits include Oklahoma, Jesus Christ Superstar, Guys and Dolls, Lend Me A Tenor, 1776, City of Angels, Pirates of Penzance, Carousel, The Fantasticks, The Yeston/Kopit Phantom, The Sound Of Music, Funny Girl, Carnival, A Little Night Music, Bells Are Ringing, The Secret Garden, Pajama Game, Man Of La Mancha and has created roles in new musicals and plays including Temporary Help, Fiction, Dorian, Enter The Guardsman, Sons Of Don Juan, A Moon To Dance By (with Jane Alexander) and the Bruce Hornsby Musical SCKBSTD.
He boasts an impressive list of television credits, most notably White Collar, Baywatch, Sliders, recurring roles on the popular daytime dramas All My Children, One Life to Live and The Guiding Light. His film credits include the independent film The Stranger and Woody Allen's Celebrity.
In addition to his many acting skills, Robert has directed productions of Jekyll & Hyde in Westchester NY, Pittsburgh PA, and Houston TX, and The Glass Menagerie at the Shakespeare Theater of New Jersey.
Robert's new album features arrangements by Barry Levitt and was inspired by his one-man show, A Standard of Love.