Tony Yazbeck

The Colonial Theatre
111 South Street · Pittsfield · MA 01201
Tony Yazbeck

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination with ID is required for this performance.
Masks are mandatory at The Colonial Theatre.

Since his Broadway debut as a newsboy in the 1989 revival of Gypsy, quintessential song-and-dance man Tony Yazbeck has continued to land coveted roles and garner critical acclaim, including a Tony Award nomination for the leading role in On the Town (2014). Tony recently debuted his solo show with Lincoln Center’s American Songbook series inviting audiences to join him on an honest, emotional journey along life’s ups and downs as told through the lyrics of classic show tunes, new standards and dazzling tap dancing.

In 2021, Tony starred as Cary Grant in the new musical Flying Over Sunset on Broadway at Lincoln Center Theatre. He also recently starred as the title role in The Scarlet Pimpernel in concert at Lincoln Center. Other recent credits include The Cradle Will Rock at Classic Stage Company, the Encores! production of A Chorus Line and the PBS Great Performances special: The Bernstein Centennial Celebration at Tanglewood. Prior to that, he starred in the Susan Stroman/Harold Prince–helmed Japan and Broadway productions of Prince of Broadway for which he received the Chita Rivera Award as well as Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award nominations.

For the 2014 Broadway revival of On the Town, he won the Astaire Award and was nominated for Tony, Drama League and Outer Critics Circle awards for his virtuosic performance. His other Broadway credits include Finding Neverland (J.M. Barrie), Chicago (Billy Flynn), Irving Berlin’s White Christmas (Phil Davis), Gypsy opposite Patti LuPone (Tulsa; Outer Critics Circle nomination), A Chorus Line (Al), Oklahoma!, Never Gonna Dance and Gypsy with Tyne Daly at the age of 11. Off-Broadway credits include Beast in the Jungle (Vineyard Theatre) and Crazy For You (MCP), Fanny Hill (York Theatre) and for New York City Center Encores! he has appeared in Little Me, On the Town, Gypsy, The Apple Tree, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn and Pardon My English. Regional theatre credits include Alliance Theater, Barrington Stage Company, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Hartford Stage, Goodman Theatre, The Muny (St. Louis), Goodspeed Opera House (Connecticut Critics Circle Award), Signature Theatre (Helen Hayes Award), Trinity Repertory Company, Paper Mill Playhouse and The Old Globe. Mr. Yazbeck was seen internationally in Kiss Me, Kate at the Royal Albert Hall in London.

His television and film credits include The Good Fight, Billions, Smash, and the feature documentary Every Little Step. In concert he has appeared with the San Francisco Symphony under Michael Tilson Thomas; Carnegie Hall with the New York Pops under the baton of Steven Reineke; with National Symphony Orchestra at Wolf Trap with Michael Barrett; he was featured on the PBS Great Performances special The Bernstein Centennial Celebration at Tanglewood with the Boston Symphony Orchestra; and he was most recently featured on PBS with The Kennedy Center at 50.

Tony’s debut album, The Floor Above Me, has been released digitally and on CD by PS Classics.  He will also make his New York directorial debut with Jekyll and Hyde at David Geffen Hall in 2023.

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Safety Protocols

At Berkshire Theatre Group, we are committed to keeping audiences, artists, volunteers and employees safe. To that end, we are updating COVID-19 safety protocols as necessary. Thank you for your compliance and we look forward to seeing you at our theatres.

For All Performances:

  • Patrons must be fully vaccinated.* Proof of vaccination and ID is required for all events. Patrons may present a digital or physical vaccination card upon arrival to the theatre. *Fully vaccinated means the performance date must be at least 14 days after the second dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine, or at least 14 days after a single-dose vaccine.
  • Individuals who need accommodations due to a medical condition that prevents vaccination or sincerely held religious beliefs may also provide a negative COVID-19 antigen test taken within 12 hours or PCR test taken within 72 hours of the performance start time. Printed test results or email of test results from a third party testing site or a time-stamped photo of at-home test results are accepted.
  • Masks are mandatory at our 122 seat Unicorn Theatre.
  • Masks are mandatory at our 780 seat Colonial Theatre.
  • All seats are eligible for sale.
  • There will be no distancing between parties.
  • Contactless ticket scanning will be done for patrons at their point of entry.
  • Seating and surface areas are sanitized frequently using an electrostatic sprayer.
  • Our theatres have upgraded HVAC filters, added ozone-free NPB ionization and otherwise complies with all local and state safety requirements.
  • Free-standing hand sanitizer stations will be placed at various locations.
  • A doctor/nurse is on duty for all performances.
  • Patrons who are not feeling well should contact BTG’s box office to discuss rescheduling options.
  • We are reviewing our safety protocols regularly in accordance with local and national data and guidance. If policies change, patrons will be notified.
Please make sure every patron in your party is aware of these safety measures.
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