Joel Grey tribute at Temple Emanuel

The Island Now

“Shades of Grey,” a musical tribute to Joel Grey will be performed at Temple Emanuel of Great Neck on Tuesday, Dec. 6.

The musical is conceived, directed and performed by Bob Spiotto, according to a press release from Temple Emanuel of Great Neck.

Grey has been a performer for over 60 years whose acts include on Broadway as Master of Ceremonies in “Cabaret,” as well as “George M,” “The Grand Tour,” “Chicago,” “The Wizard of Oz,” “Wicked” and “Anything Goes.”

Spiotto has worked as a director, producer, manager, arts administrator, consultant, as well as an actor, choreographer and teacher in the New York, Long Island and Washington, D.C., metropolitan areas and abroad. 

Spiotto last served as executive/artistic director for the Suffolk Theater, prior to which he worked at Hofstra University for 23 years, most notably as the executive producer/artistic director for Hofstra Entertainment and Artistic Director of Community Arts Programs for the Hofstra University Cultural Center. 

In 2011, Spiotto performed in “Harry and Eddie: The Birth of Israel,” which ran at the Actor’s Temple Theatre in New York City.  

Spiotto holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in theater performance from Hofstra University and a Master of Fine Arts degree in directing from The Catholic University of America.

The suggested donation is $5. 

Call (516) 482.5701 for further information. 

Temple Emanuel of Great Neck is located at 150 Hicks Lane, Great Neck.

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