Our show shares the tales of several Italian American men and women who grew up in the NYC area over several generations. This multi talented cast will make you LAUGH, make you THINK and above all ENTERTAIN you all night!!!
Growing up in NYC was funny enough, growing up Italian is a whole different dynamic. These Monologues come straight from Grandmas Sunday dinner table to our stage on West 44th Street.
Come join the fun!
About the Company: Guido Monologue Players
Several generations of Italian Americans who entertain with CLASS, PRIDE and PASSION!!!
Cast: Robert Gadero
Tuesday - Friday 8PM Saturday 3PM and 8PM
Sunday 3PM and 8PM
Theater: Producers Club Theatres
Address: 358 W 44th Street
New York, NY 10036
Cost:$25.00 Matinees $22.00
Buy Tickets Online or Call: theatermania at 1 866 811-4111
Peter Evangelista (Frankie) is a 2010 graduate of the acting program of The Acting Studio Inc. Upon his graduation he was cast as "Romeo" in Chelsea Repertory Company’s production of Romeo & Juliet. Previously he was seen in Chelsea Rep's production of Moonchildren. He is currently an active member of Chelsea Repertory Company as well as part of the company’s LAB committee. He will be seen in the forthcoming film "GLOW". Guido Monologues marks his first time working with Joseph Mileto. He would like to give thanks to his family, the director, James Price, and a special thanks to Joseph Cassesse.
Robert Mark Bobby Early (90's Guido)
Robert Mark would like to start off by thanking his parents, brother, and friends for all of their support they have given him through the years on living his dream. He would also like to thank Brian Pollock, who wrote the Smoking Section, for trusting him with his vision. Robert is no stranger to the stage; he has been performing for over 13 years throughout the tri state area. He has held principal roles in such shows as Bye Bye Birdie, Fiddler on the Roof, Best Little Whore House in Texas, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Damn Yankees and many more but those were just to name a few. Robert is currently working on the Documentary “Pleasant Days an East Harlem story” which has a scheduled release date for Spring 2011. He has truly enjoyed working with his current cast and would like to thank them for all of their hard work. Robert will continue to work hard with Brian Pollock to bring more memorable productions to the stage and the screen for everyone to enjoy. For now, drink some Jack and enjoy the show!
Valerie Smaldone Marie (Evolved Guidette)
Valerie Smaldone is a 5-time Billboard Magazine Award winner and is well known for her unprecedented success holding the #1 on air position in the New York radio market. She has hosted, produced and created numerous nationally syndicated programs featuring in-depth interviews with top recording artists such as Paul McCartney, Celine Dion, Rod Stewart, Phil Collins, and Mariah Carey, among others.
She has just launched a new talk show, “Valerie’s New York,” the first originally produced internet radio show for WOR’s internet station, www.wor710.com, and can be heard weekdays from 11 am to noon hosting and producing a lifestyle, theater, food, New York oriented radio program.
Valerie can be heard on a variety of commercials and television promos. Her voice has been featured on NBC, CBS, Lifetime, among many other channels, as well as on The Boomer Esiason Show, and on hundreds of spots including IBM, Verizon and Apple. Most recently she has been the “Voice of God” for many prestigious live events including: The Kennedy Center, The Clinton Global Initiative, The New York Emmy Awards, The Tony Preview Concert on CBS, Broadway on Broadway in Times Square, Broadway Under the Stars in Central Park, The GLAAD Media Awards, The Point Foundation, and many more.
As adjunct professor at the School of Visual Arts, Valerie teaches a course on Internet Radio and Voice-over, coaches talent privately, and produces promo reels and demo tapes for various clients.
She is also a professional presenter on behalf of the Corporate Family Network, an EAP company. In addition, Valerie coaches all kinds of non-professional speakers, including physicians and corporate managers on the art of communication and presentation.
She writes a theater column for Examiner.com and a weekly nightlife column for The Three Tomatoes.com. She is an interviewer and feature reporter on Broadway for TonyAwards.com (having interviewed beloved performers like Liza Minelli, Patti LuPone, Geoffrey Rush and Whoopi Goldberg, among many others) and hosts and produces celebrity portrait unveilings for Broadway stars at famed theater district eatery, Tony’s. Valerie also hosts and produces content for the newly formed Broadway Green Alliance, an organization dedicated to the “greening” of the Broadway Industry, and creating environmental awareness.
Valerie has appeared on stage in the play she co-wrote, entitled “Spit it Out!” she has performed in the acclaimed Off-Broadway play, 'Spalding Gray: Stories Left to Tell' and in the off Broadway hit, “Naked in a Fishbowl”, and the musical “Girl Talk”, has participated in several readings featuring celebrities like Mario Cantone, Ralph Macchio and Ally Sheedy, and was an onstage celebrity guest in the Broadway hit, “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.”
Valerie has won numerous awards during her two decades on the air including the Golden Apple Award for Broadcast Excellence presented by the American Women in Radio and Television 2006 and Radio and Records’ Adult Contemporary Personality of the Year 2001 – 2006. In 2005, the Italian Welfare League named her 'Woman of the Year,' and in 2006, she was invited to be the Grand Marshal of the Bronx Columbus Day Parade. She has twice been honored by the Sass Foundation for Medical Research and received an award from the World Foundation for Medical Studies in Female Health along with Jenny Craig. Valerie was also tapped to ring the opening and closing bell at the NYSE to highlight awareness about ovarian cancer. In September of 2009, she was the only non-medical speaker asked to address a medical conference in Bari, Italy.
As president of Two Sides of A Coin, a live event production company, Valerie has produced dozens of live shows including: A Ray of Hope: An evening with Ray Romano, to raise funds for ovarian cancer research, Cyndi Lauper’s Broadway Welcome Party, An Intimate Evening with Phoebe Snow, 'One Wicked Night with Stephen Schwartz' and numerous live, on stage interviews with compelling celebrities and personalities like author Mary Higgins Clark, foodie Gael Greene and Broadway star James Barbour.
Valerie is a sought after speaker, professional host and emcee. She is currently developing several projects for multi media platforms and is writing a book about her transition from traditional to new media.