LAS VEGAS—Rick Faugno returns to the Las Vegas Hilton on the big screen on Sunday, July 17 for the 2011 Las Vegas Film Festival and will light up the stage in Shimmer Cabaret on Monday, July 25 and Monday, August 1 at 8:30 p.m.
Faugno’s new movie “Virgin Alexander,” in which he plays the title character, will be screening at the Las Vegas Film Festival on Sunday, July 17 at 12 p.m. “Virgin Alexander” has been creating a lot of buzz in the film festival circuit and has already won a few awards, including nominations for Rick’s performance as ‘Alexander.’
“Faugno is undoubtedly a very talented performer. Many of you already know him from the big stage as ‘Frankie Valli,’ in ‘Jersey Boys,’ said Ken Ciancimino, Executive Vice President of Administration. “We are very happy to have Rick come back to the Las Vegas Hilton with his one-man show. Plus, with his new movie being screened at the Las Vegas Film Festival here, he is truly a man of many talents.”
Body & Soul is a tour de force of pop, rock, soul, funk, blues, jazz, Latin and just about every musical genre imaginable. The musical boundaries have been broken with this eclectic mix of multiple styles, making for a rollercoaster ride of a show. This is a journey of self-expression through music and dance that recalls the great performers of the past. Nowhere else can you see one performer bring together so many different styles of music and make them his own.
Faugno studied acting/theater at B.F.A. New York University, his distinctive voice and dancing ability has landed him leading roles in “Fosse,” “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang,” “Conversations with my Father,” and “Wonderful Town.”
Tickets for Body & Soul starring Rick Faugno are $39-$49 (plus tax and service charge) and can be purchased at the Las Vegas Hilton box office or by logging onto www.lvhilton.com, www.vegas.com or by phone at 702-732-5755 or 1-800-222-5361.