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FORGETABOUTIT Italian Comedy - starring Vincent "Big Pussy" Pastore of the Sopranos (Special Event)

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FORGETABOUTIT Italian Comedy - starring Vincent "Big Pussy" Pastore of the Sopranos
Friday, February 16, 2018 8:00 PM
Penguin's Comedy Club - Cedar Rapids, Cedar Rapids, IA
  • 21 & over
  • Two drink minimum
  • Special Event
 
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  • Ticket Price: $23.00 - $26.00
  • Show Type: Stand Up
  • Restrictions: 21 & over
    Two drink minimum
    Special Event
"Forgetaboutit Italian Comedy" starring Vincent "Big Pussy" Pastore of the Sopranos and Goumba Johnny Sialiano.

If you're Italian, a Sopranos fan, or just enjoy ethnic Italian humor this show is a must see. And for all you "wanna be" actors in the audience you can volunteer to come on stage and act out a scene with Vincent from one of the Sopranos episodes. Vinny talks about growing up in the Bronx and how he got into acting, the roles he's had and the actors he'd worked with. Audience members are handed a script and he directs them as how they should portray their respective character. If you think the comics are funny wait until you see the audience volunteers trying to act like mobsters. Forgetaboutit !
 
Vinny  a wonderful story teller and accomplished film & Broadway actor, is surrounded by 2 excellent Italian stand up comics / actors, Goumba Johnny Sialiano. Johnny hosted his own NYC radio show and was a former football player for the NY Giants and Jets who became a stand up comic after he quit football due to injuries.

VINCENT “BIG PUSSY” PASTORE breakout role in the HBO award winning series “The Sopranos” lead him from his early days of performing in Community Theater, running discos and owning rock and roll bars in New Rochelle NY to becoming the household name of "Big Pussy". He was encouraged to pursue film acting by Kevin and Matt Dillon who frequented his bars in the 80's, Vincent landed his first major film with Nancy Savoca's award winning film "True Love" and then he was on his way. Working on “Americans Most Wanted”, “Law and Order”, “One Life to Live”, “Good Fellas”, “Awakenings” and “Regarding Henry”, plus many other projects on the small stage in New York City, until he landed his first major role as Tony Scarboni opposite Alan Arkin in “The Jerky Boys”. After that “Gotti”, “Witness to the Mob” then “The Sopranos”, followed. He went on to do the films “Made”, “Serving Sara”, “The Hurricane” and “Two Family House” to name just a few. Recently Vincent has appeared in "CHICAGO" and in the Woody Allen play "Bullets over Broadway" and is now part of the Broadway community.

“GOUMBA JOHNNY” SIALIANO is a comedian, actor, and radio host who played for both the New York Jets and New York Giants. After retiring due to injury, he established “Broadway Bodyguards” and escorted celebrities such as Smokey Robinson, Sam Kinison, and Malcolm Forbes. With his natural quick wit and charm, Johnny has joined the ranks of other comedians by performing stand-up at popular comedy clubs like Caroline’s, Mohegan Sun, Foxwoods, and the Borgata.

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