PARKERSBURG - Franc D'Ambrosio, recognized for his long-running role in the "Phantom of the Opera," will present "Franc D'Ambrosio's Broadway: Songs from the Great White Way" at 8 p.m. March 23 in the Activities Center at West Virginia University at Parkersburg.
Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students. WVU-P students can purchase special advance tickets for themselves and one guest for $2 each in the business office. For tickets by mail, call 304-424-8223, email email@example.com or write Performing Arts Tickets, 300 Campus Drive, Parkersburg, WV 26104.
D'Ambrosio is best known for his portrayal of the "Phantom" in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony award-winning musical. His resume also includes his role as Anthony Corleone in the Academy Award nominated film, "Godfather III," and his performance as Tony in Barry Manilow's "Copacabana," for which he received a National Theatre Award nomination for Best Male Performer in a Musical.
D'Ambrosio has toured throughout the U.S., Europe and South America with his critically acclaimed one-man shows, "Broadway: Songs of The Great White Way" and "Hollywood: Songs of The Silver Screen." He is a frequent guest artist with many major American orchestras and symphonies.
Recognized for his vibrant voice and legato singing, D'Ambrosio has performed with Michael Bolton and "American Idol" alums in several NBC Skating Spectaculars with Olympic Champion Brian Boitano.