Saturday, May 29 at 8:00 pm
Sunday, May 30 at 2:00 pm
Eddie Bruce Celebrates the Music and Magic of Tony Bennett!Cabaret artist and bandleader Eddie Bruce has entertained four generations of music lovers at theaters, nightclubs, hotel/casinos and at just about every major gala in the region and beyond. His celebrations of Anthony Newley, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, and the best of Broadway have been presented on the stages of the Kimmel Center with the Philly Pops, Prince Musical Theater, Suzanne Roberts Theater, Birdland Theater, World Cafe’ Live, Milton Theater and Ambler Act II Theatre, among many others. This acclaimed salute to the iconic Tony Bennett marks Eddie Bruce‘s return to live performing after a one-year hiatus.
“Eddie Bruce‘s tribute to Tony Bennett is second to none, because it’s filled with authenticity, respect, passion, and superb musicianship.” — Michael Krajewski, Conductor: Houston Symphony, Atlanta Symphony, Philly Pops, et al.
For more than four decades, cabaret artist/bandleader Eddie Bruce has been an entertainment industry force in our region and beyond. His acclaimed salutes to Tony Bennett, Anthony Newley, Frank Sinatra and The Best of Broadway have sold out venues of every size and continue to delight audiences of all ages. Some of those venues include The Kimmel Center with The Philly Pops, Resorts, Harrahs and the Borgota in Atlantic City; Feinstein’s, Don’t Tell Mama, and Birdland Theater in New York; Ambler Act II Playhouse in Ambler, PA; Ocean City Music Pier with the Ocean City Pops; and in the Philadelphia area, Suzanne Roberts Theatre, Prince Musical Theatre, The Rrazz Rooms, Dino’s Backstage, Chris’ Jazz Café’; and other points South and West. His blockbuster performance tributes to the famed Latin Casino nightclub made headlines, and electrified and mesmerized audiences at World Café’ Live and Drexel University’s Mandell Theatre. The Eddie Bruce Orchestra, which has reached legendary status after more than 40 years, has entertained at every major society and corporate gala extant, and Eddie has brought the sheer joy of his music and personality to
generations of families from New England to South Florida. In “Eddie Bruce Celebrates the Music and Magic of Tony Bennett”–featuring accompaniment by the esteemed pianist, Dean Schneider, and his trio–Eddie performs selections from the singular Bennett songbook, and shares some personal back stories about the man and his music. Barbara and Scott Siegel of “TalkinBroadway.com” summed up Eddie’s celebration of Bennett simply, by describing it as “a triumph.” Eddie’s well-received CD, “(Eddie)Bruce on (Tony) Bennett,” continues to get regular airplay on east coast radio stations.