Tony Danza and his four-piece band are making their debut at The Stanley Theatre with their hit live show, Standards & Stories, on Saturday, April 6, at 7:30 p.m.
Combining timeless music with wit, charm, storytelling and a dash of soft shoe and ukulele performances, Danza performs a selection of his favorite standards from the Great American Songbook while interweaving stories about his life and personal connection to the music.
The hit live show has entertained audiences around the country with The New York Times raving. “Tony’s a live wire who tap-dances, plays the ukulele, tells stories and radiates irresistible charm,” The New York Times reviewed. “He exudes the kind of charisma that can’t be taught!”
Broadway World said, “His voice and showmanship are a welcome reminder of why the standards are just that because they’re timeless.”
Well-established as a song and dance man, Tony has also starred on Broadway in The Producers, A View from the Bridge and most recently received rave reviews for his performance in the Broadway musical comedy, Honeymoon In Vegas, with the New York Times calling his performance “sly genius,” and a “career high”.
Danza has been one of the world’s most beloved and iconic entertainers for over 40 years known for his starring roles on two of television’s most cherished and long-running series, Taxi and Who’s The Boss, Tony has also starred in hit films such as Angels In Outfield, She’s Out of Control, Hollywood Knights and Don Jon.
“The man has TRUE stage presence like we don’t see anymore,” Scott Spears of WWGH Radio said. “His singing voice is on par with any of the great performers of yesteryear or any year. Seeing Tony Danza on stage in your lifetime is a must.”
He received an Emmy nomination for his guest spot on The Practice and has recently made special appearances on hit shows like Blue Bloods and Broad City. Danza most recently starred in the animated feature, Rumble, for Paramount, the Hulu original film, Darby & the Dead, the Netflix series The Good Cop, There’s Johnny on Hulu and Power Book III: Raising Kanan on Starz.
Tickets start at $55.50 including fees and are available either in person or by phone at The Stanley Theatre Box Office (315-724-4000) or online at Ticketmaster.com