JOE PISCOPO IN JUPITER TO BENEFIT YOUTH!

February 17, 2009 (Jupiter, FL) - Joe Piscopo, a Saturday Night Live cast member from the 80's, will be performing a benefit concert at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre, Monday, March 23, 2009 at 7:30pm for the Conservatory of Performing Arts (COPA). This show will be filled with comedy, impersonations and music.

This benefit concert will be a tribute to "Ole Blue Eyes" (Frank Sinatra). Joe tours with his own original Big Band tribute to Frank Sinatra, as well as his multimedia comedy show and also starred on Broadway as disc jockey Vince Fontaine in Grease! Live performances have always been an important part of Joe's career. He has long been one of America's most popular comedy concert performers, filling arenas and casino showrooms from coast to coast and in Canada. (Including the prestigious Montreal Jazz Festival!)

In 1980, he was chosen to join a newly formed ensemble charged with one of the most difficult tasks in TV history- replacing the original cast of Saturday Night Live. His work on SNL naturally led to Hollywood, and starring roles in such smash hits as Wise Guys (with Danny DeVito) and Johnny Dangerously (with Michael Keaton). Joe Piscopo is an all-around performer! For over 25 years, he has proven to be one of show business' brightest lights.

Tickets are $50 with proceeds benefiting the Theatre's COPA. For more information please call the box office at (561) 575-2223 or visit the website at www.jupitertheatre.org. COPA offers classes in dance, voice, acting and musical theatre as well as workshops featuring local and national talent throughout the year. COPA performances will be Les Miserables School Edition on April 24 & 25 at 7:30pm and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat on May 8 & 9 at 7:30pm.

As a not-for-profit theatre the Maltz Jupiter Theatre, recognizing the importance of arts education for youth, has made its mission to "entertain, educate and inspire." COPA offers a challenging, innovative and quality theatre experience to students of every ability and provides professional theatre training as well as tools to develop their imagination and self-esteem.

The Maltz Jupiter Theatre is an award-winning professional not-for-profit regional theatre dedicated to the performing arts whose mission is to entertain, educate and inspire our community. The Theatre is a member of the prestigious League of Resident Theatres and is located east of U.S. Highway 1 at 1001 East Indiantown Road and State Road A1A in Jupiter.

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