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Mario Cantone Brings One-Man Musical, Comedy Show To Ridgefield Playhouse

Mario Cantone will perform at the Ridgefield Playhouse on Feb. 26
Mario Cantone will perform at the Ridgefield Playhouse on Feb. 26 Photo Credit: Contributed

RIDGEFIELD, Conn. -- Mario Cantone is a one-man show who will be returning to the Ridgefield Playhouse with his brand new tour "On The Way To Broadway," on Friday, Feb. 26 as part of the Ridgefield Magazine Broadway and Cabaret Series, and Clark Construction Comedy Series.

Cantone, backed by a band, brings his irreverent humor, funny impressions and more to the stage in this musical, comical variety show. Cantone is best known for his role as the sassy wedding planner on "Sex and the City" and as a frequent guest host on ABC’s "The View."

Cantone gained critical acclaim on Broadway for his Tony Award-nominated one-man show "Laugh Whore," which later aired on Showtime. He also appeared on Broadway in "Assassins" and "Love! Valor! Compassion!"

Cantone has performed his stand-up comedy at a wide range of venues, including Carnegie Hall, Caroline's on Broadway and Gotham Comedy. Over the years, his routines have included musical parodies of Judy Garland, Jim Morrison, Peggy Lee, Bruce Springsteen and Liza Minnelli. On Comedy Central, Cantone's performances have been featured on The USO Comedy Tour, "Chappelle's Show," and various other network specials. Other television appearances include "Late Night with David Letterman," Jimmy Fallon, Oprah and "The Today Show."

Make this a night of dinner and a show by visiting Gallo Ristorante, located at 5 Grove St. in Ridgefield, and enjoy a complimentary glass of house wine with your dinner, when tickets are presented.The media sponsor for this evening show is 98Q.

The show will go on at 8 p.m. Tickets are $60 and you can get them by calling the box office at (203) 438-5795 or by visiting online at

The Ridgefield Playhouse is located at 80 East Ridge, parallel to Main Street.

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