“Eddie Bruce Celebrates the Music and Magic of Tony Bennett” will have two performances at Bucks County Playhouse, 70 S. Main Street in New Hope, on Saturday, May 29, at 8 p.m.; and Sunday, May 30, at 2 p.m. Tickets are $40. He’ll perform with pianist/arranger Dean Schneider and his trio. Visit BucksCountyPlayhouse.org or call 215-862-2121 for more information.
Bruce will perform selections from the singular Bennett songbook and share personal back stories about the man and his music. The cabaret artist and bandleader has entertained four generations of music lovers at theaters, nightclubs, hotels, casinos and just about every major gala in the region and beyond. He also presents celebrations of Anthony Newley, Frank Sinatra and the best of Broadway. This salute to the iconic Bennett marks Bruce’s return to live performing after an 18-month hiatus.
The Playhouse has developed rigorous safety protocols to protect those working backstage and front-of-house, including virus testing, mask requirements for all those inside the Playhouse, frequent cleaning, Merv 15-rated HVAC filters and restricted access backstage.