FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS ____________ _________________  SHOWS ~ Guests ~ Information 2006-2008 ___________ LINDA  TOBOROWSKY Radio Host Freelance Writer _______________ ROY M. STEINBERG~ Artist/ Gallery _____________ KATHRYN JOHNSON GLASER~ Educator ~ Docent ~ Co-Host _____________ KENNETH HARI ~ International Portraitist _____________ DR. HADASSAH GUTTMANN Pianist ~ Educator ___________ Junior Announcer DANIEL BURBANK _________________ Photos Page 1 - 2006 -2007 ___________________ Photos Page 2 - 2006 -2007 _____________ NINA HAND - Performer - Executive Director _____________ BOB YUROCHKO~ Musician ~ Author ~ Artist ______________ DR. THEODORE K. SCHLOSBERG ~ NJ Workshop on the Arts ______________ DR. ANITA O. SOLOMON Clinical Psychologist ~ Musician _____________ ANGELO ORLANDO, Jr. Edison Art Society ______________ LINDA VONDERSCHMIDT-LaSTELLA _____________ BARBARA GOOD - Pianist~ Soloist MyLifeTime Book ____________ RUSS McCUBBIN ACTOR - STUNTMAN ______________ NOELLE COMPINSKY TINTURIN~ Pianist ____________ A TRIBUTE to the BEATLES _____________  MARK TRAUTMAN Conductor ~ NBCO _____________ REBECCA SCOTT - Conductor- Cantabile Chamber Chorale ______________ EVA ETZIONI-HALEVY, Ph.D. Biblical Novelist _____________ The VILLAGER'S THEATRE _____________ ZITA GEOFFROY HEINZ ~ Actor _____________ HEALING THROUGH CREATIVITY _____________ DR. BERNARD ROSE ` Musician - Educator _____________ MARVIN CHEITEN, Ph.D Playwright ~ Director _____________ THE REDDING BROTHERS ~ Musicians ~ Composers _____________ BARRON ARTS CENTER --CYNTHIA KNIGHT Director ______________ LIKE-MINDED ENTERTAINMENT~ Film Makers ______________ LARRY McCULLOUGH, Ph.D. Playwright ` Musician ~ Educator ______________ ROIA RAFIEYAN~ Singer ~ Musician ~ Composer ~ Music Therapist ______________ A Tribute to MARCEL MARCEAU _____________ STEPHEN H. FOREMAN - Screenwriter- Author ___________ THORNEY LIEBERMAN~ Photographer ___________ DEBBIE HILL - Photojournalist ____________ JULIA SADD Journalist - Lyricist - Author ____________ CINDY BOGGS- Author - Instructor - Speaker ____________ BRUCE K. HALEY, Jr --Photographer _______________ AILA ACCAD Speaker ~ Author _____________ Bobby Gonzalez Storyteller ____________ Middlesex County Cultural & Heritage Commission ___________ LEO KRAFT Composer ~ Theorist ~ Pedagogue ____________ GARY JAMES Poet - Author - Speaker ___________ Dr. MARTIN HALPERN Playwright ~ Poet ~ Composer ~ Educator ___________ BLENKO GLASS COMPANY ___________ RUTH KIRK - Author Childrens' Books ____________ POETS WEDNESDAY Edie Eustice ~ Deborah LaVeglia ____________ GRANT COOPER ~ Conductor - WVa Symphony ___________ Katelyn Dawn - Composer - Singer - Musician ___________ Gary Cohen Producing Director MIDDLESEX COUNTY'S Plays-In-The-Park ______________ PHIL PEPE Sports Writer ~ Author _____________ ROBERT CUCCIOLI Actor ` Singer ` Director Stage & Television ___________ LARRY GROCE - Singer ~ Composer ~ Executive Director of FESTIVALL~ 'When A City Becomes A Work of Art' ____________ EAST BRUNSWICK LIBRARY - A 21st Century Community Center ____________ Andy Rothstein Guitarist ~ Songwriter ~ Composer ____________


Actor, Singer, Director and Writer, Robert Cuccioli is a 
graduate of St. John’s University with a degree in Finance.
 After working as a financial consultant at E.F. Hutton
for three years, he decided to pursue a full-time
career in acting, which is his first love.

At age 23 he
starred in Gilbert and Sullivan operettas with
The Light Opera of Manhattan and appeared in the classics 
Merry Widow, The New Moon,
The Desert Song,
and The Vagabond King. 

To-date, Cuccioli has
an extensive and expanding 
history and presence in theatre and TV.
His stage roles include Julius Caesar (Brutus),
Macbeth (Macbeth), Antony & Cleopatra (Antony),
Carnival (Paul), Enter The Guardsman (The Actor),
and his most recent title roles in the Yeston/Kopit,
Phantom of the Opera
 at the Westchester Broadway Theatre 
and Man Of La Mancha at the White Plains Performing Arts Center.

In 1987 he
played Lancelot to the legendary Richard Harris’
King Arthur in the national and
Canadian tours of Camelot.
In 1991, he garnered the Outer Critics Circle Award for
Brilliant Ensemble Performance in the highly-acclaimed
Kander and Ebb revue And The
World Goes ‘Round.

His Broadway role in Jekyll & Hyde in 1997 won him
a Tony nomination for his portrayal of mad scientist,
Dr. Jekyll and of Jekyll's crazed alter ego, Mr. Hyde. 
Cuccioli brought these dual personalities of
Robert Louis Stevenson's character to life
on the Broadway stage and in the national
touring company with
musical-thriller, Jekyll & Hyde
For his outstanding performances, he also received the
Drama Desk Award, the Outer Critics Circle Award 1997,
was honored with Chicago’s prestigious
Joseph Jefferson Award during his 34-week tour.
In 2001, Cuccioli directed his original adaptation of
Jekyll & Hyde at the Houston’s Theatre Under The Stars,
Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera and
The Westchester Broadway Theatre with
astounding responses from audiences and critics.

His fan club which began in 1992, expanded nationally
and internationally following Jekyll and Hyde
and is now called the JEKKIES.

He has performed in four major productions
at The Shakespeare Theatre of NJ since 1998.
In the Theatre's present production of Amadeus,
Cuccioli plays the emotionally tortured Antonio Salieri.
In 2003, he directed the Tennessee Williams' play
The Glass Menagerie at the Theatre in Madison, NJ.

Cuccioli played Javert in a Broadway debut of Les Miserables 
and his Off-Broadway performances include 
Jacques Brel Is Alive And Well And Living In Paris,
Temporary Help, Enter The Guardsman, Gigi 
And The World Goes ‘Round
(1991 Outer Critics Circle Award)

and he was Nathan Rothschild in The Rothschilds.


Through the years he had toured and performed
in National and Regional theatres and is credited with 
Jekyll & Hyde(Chicago’s Joseph Jefferson Award);
Camelot with
Richard Harris (U.S. and Canada);
Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera in Pajama Game;
Bells Are Ringing; Guys & Dolls; and Funny Girl.
At the Shakespeare Theatre of DC, he played
Lorenzaccio; and in 2006 received the
Helen Hayes Award Nomination for his role in Hamlet.

At the Papermill Playhouse in NJ he has performed in;
Guys & Dolls,  The Sound of Music, Funny Girl, Oklahoma,
Lend Me A Tenor,
and Jesus Christ Superstar.

Other musical performances include
Carnival, A Little Night Music, 1776, Rhythm Ranch,
City Of Angels, Pirates of Penzance, Carousel,
Fantasticks, Ankles Aweigh,
Bells Are Ringing, The Secret Garden
and Pajama Game.
He has also created
roles in musicals and plays in
Temporary Help, Lorenzaccio, Fiction, Dorian,
Enter The Guardsman and Sons Of Don Juan.

At the McCarter Theatre; Fiction, The School For Scandal,
The Guthrie, and Antony & Cleopatra.

Robert Cuccioli's Television credits include: 
the Sci-Fi Channel’s
The Guiding Light; and
ABC-TV daytime dramas All My Children and One Life To Live.

His film performances have been in Woody Allen’s Celebrity;
Heroic Times, and an
independent film entitled, The Stranger. 

Cuccioli's magnificent voice is heard in original cast recordings of
Jekyll & Hyde (Atlantic), And The World Goes ‘Round (RCA Victor)
Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris(Ghostlight Records),
and featured on recordings such as
The Maury Yeston Songbook (PS Classics) ,
and Everybody’s Gettin’ Into The Act (Fynsworth Alley)

For further information and updates:

For more information on the Shakespeare Theatre of NJ
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Robert Cuccioli's Bio

Robert Cuccioli as Macbeth
Laila Robins as Lady Macbeth
in MACBETH at the
Shakespeare Theatre of NJ  
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Photo © Gerry Goodstein


White Plains Performing Arts Center
production of
Man of La Mancha
based on Miguel de Cervantes'
classic tale, "Don Quixote"
November 29-December 16 2007

(Photo by Carols Gustavo Monroy) 

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Kate Baldwin, Robert Cuccioli,
Karen Ziemba and Michael Mastro
in Paper Mill's 2004 revival of
Guys and Dolls.
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Photo by Gerry Goodstein


Captain Von Trapp (Robert Cuccioli)
and Maria (Amanda Watkins)
face off as the younger Von Trapps stand at attention in
The Sound of Music
Paper Mill: The State Theater of NJ
Millburn, NJ - November 2003
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'Jacques Brel is Alive and Well
and Living in Paris'

2006 -2007
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Photo courtesy of Carol Rosegg


Robert Cuccioli
Salieri in 'Amadeus'
Shakespeare Theatre
of NJ
May 28 - June 22, 2008



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