Danny Aiello Coming to Stage 72, 7/11
Academy Award nominated actor & critically acclaimed singer Danny Aiello, who has appeared in more than 80 films including Moonstruck, 29th Street, Do the Right Thing & The Purple Rose of Cairo, will be appearing Friday, July 11th at 7pm at Stage 72 (158 West 72nd Street). His show, "Danny Aiello, Back in Town", a night of "music, film, love and laughter," will feature Danny with his jazz band "Joe Geary and the Guys", performing a collection of traditional standards from his previously released four albums interspersed with some of his favorite New York stories.
No stranger to the New York stage, some of Mr. Aiello's award-winning Broadway theatre credits include Gemini, The Floating Light Bulb, Hurlyburly and The House of Blue Leaves, and he recently starred in and co-produced the theatrical production of Susan Charlotte's The Shoemaker. Earlier this year he won an Emmy for his voice-over work in the Yankees' film Blessed and was featured in the animated film Henry & Me. Aiello is also featured in the upcoming film Reach Me, in theatres this Fall 2014. His autobiography will be published this year through Simon & Schuster, in stores October 2014.
Danny Aiello made his recording debut in 2004 with the album I Just Wanted to Hear the Words, debuting at #4 on the Billboard Jazz Chart, and went on to release three additional critically acclaimed records. He has performed nationally from NY's legendary Apollo Theatre to LA's House of Blues as well as with the Boston Pops to name a few.
"Danny Aiello, Back in Town" will take place on Friday, July 11th at 7pm at Stage 72 (158 West 72nd Street). Tickets are $40 plus a two-drink minimum and can be purchased online at www.Stage72.com or by phone at 800-838-3006.