Four-time Tony Award winner Albert Nocciolino joins host Robert Hammond on this week’s Stage Notes. Songs from various Broadway tours he’s presenting throughout New York State will be featured, including The Phantom of The Opera, Once, Ghost, and Sister Act. Carla Steward, in the role of Oda Mae in the National Broadway Tour of Ghost, will also join Hammond.
Albert Nocciolino, Serves as President & CEO of NAC Entertainment, Ltd., a company he founded in 1976. NAC is a diversified entertainment and theatrical company specializing in the presentation of National Touring Broadway shows in New York State (Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Binghamton and Elmira) and the State of Pennsylvania (Scranton and Erie). He has presented shows for over 35 years!
In addition to directing the Broadway subscription seasons in these cities, Mr. Nocciolino is responsible for producing and co-producing Broadway shows on Broadway and national touring shows across the country.
Most recently, he received a 2013 a Tony Award for Best Musical for Kinky Boots on Broadway as a co-producer, and also co-produced Driving Miss Daisy on Broadway starring James Earl Jones and Vanessa Redgrave. In addition, he co-produced with the IPN the following Broadway and national tours: Tony Nominated - Ragtime, 2010 Tony Award winner for Best Revival of a Musical - La Cage aux Folles, Legally Blonde, 2005 Tony Award winner for Best Musical - Monty Python's Spamalot, and the 2002 Drama Desk and Tony Award winner for Best Musical - Thoroughly Modern Millie. He also co-produced and invested in the National Tours The Full Monty, Guys and Dolls starring Maurice Hinds, Rent, De La Guarda, Tony Nominiated - Annie, Fame, Tony Nominated - Peter Pan with Cathy Rigby, West Side Story, Jellies Last Jam, A Chorus Line: The Broadway Tour of America, Six Degrees of Separation, the Pulitzer-Prize winning play The Piano Lesson, The Fantasticks starring Robert Goulet, and two shows in Las Vegas: The Great Radio City Spectacular and Forever Plaid.
Albert has been a Tony Award voting member since 1982.He is 'Vice Chairman of the Road' of the Broadway League (the national trade association for the Broadway industry), a founding member and Chairman of the National Touring Theatre Council, and is President of the Independent Presenters Network (IPN).
Albert is a graduate of The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
He is proud to be celebrating over 30 years in the Theatrical Entertainment Business. Within his community Albert currently serves on the boards of the Binghamton University Council, Lourdes Hospital Foundation and the Broome County Community Charities (currently serving as President).