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The Gianni Russo Experience

All Ages
Thursday, October 17
Doors: 7pm Show: 8pm
$28 to $100

Gianni’s hit show includes songs, behind the scenes stories about the filming of ‘The Godfather,’ surviving his battle with polio, becoming a messenger for the mob, how Marlon Brando became his only acting coach, how Frank Sinatra became is only singing coach, how he befriended Marilyn Monroe during the last years of her life, footage of Frank Sinatra, JFK, the Rat Pack, Marilyn Monroe, and some surprise stories that only Gianni can tell.

Born in Manhattan and raised in Little Italy and Staten Island, Russo overcame polio as a child to start his first “business” at the tender age of twelve, selling pens and erasers on the street corners. At eighteen Russo made his first trip to Miami, where he began to dabble in show-business, working in nightclubs and hotspots before deciding to pursue acting and move to Hollywood.

Gianni Russo has made a career of playing tough guys. Although remembered most for his portrayal of Carlo Rizzi in “The Godfather”, his first acting job, his career has spanned over 40 films including such hits as The Freshman, Rush Hour, Any Given Sunday and Sea Biscuit as well as television roles in Kojak, The Rockford Files and Prison Break.

 

There is a VIP Experience Available for this Show

VIP Experience includes:

1 Premium Gold Circle Seat 

A VIP Meet and Greet with Hors D’oeuvres and Cocktails at The Sunrise Inn before the show.