ABOUT TONY DANZA
Combining timeless music with wit, charm, storytelling, and a dash of soft shoe and ukulele performances, Danza is accompanied by his talented four-piece band. Danza performs a selection of his favorite standards from the Great American Songbook, as well as selections from the hit Broadway musical Honeymoon in Vegas (which he also starred in), while interweaving stories about his life and personal connection to the music.
The New York Times raved “Tony’s a live wire who tap-dances, plays the ukulele, tells stories and radiates irresistible charm… He exudes the kind of charisma that can’t be taught!”
Perhaps best known for his starring roles on two of television’s most cherished and long-running series, Taxi and Who’s The Boss, Tony Danza has also established himself as a song and dance man, and 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”. Among his past successes, Tony has starred on Broadway in the The Producers, A View from the Bridge, and opposite Kevin Spacey in The Iceman Cometh, and starred in beloved films such as Angels In Outfield, She’s Out of Control, and Hollywood Knights.
Danza can be next be seen on the small screen in THERE’S JOHNNY!, a limited series premiering on Nov 16th on HULU. The series, created by Paul Reiser (Mad About You) is set behind the scenes at The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. Danza plays a supporting role as Freddie de Cordova, the executive producer of The Tonight Show. He’s old-school Hollywood and the reigning authority. Danza has a special connection to the role, as he was a frequent guest of Carson’s on The Tonight Show and even guest-hosted multiple times.
It was also recently announced that Danza will soon be returning to television in a starring role in THE GOOD COP, a Netflix original series premiering in 2018. Tony will play an ex NYC cop in the one hour dramedy from the creator of Monk.