Rick Faugno, (RickFaugno.com) a singer, dancer and actor with numerous Broadway credits, starred as the original Frankie Valli in “Jersey Boys” at the Palazzo, one of the top Las Vegas musical production shows. He was named “Best Singer” by the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s staff in the 2009 “Best of as Vegas” poll.
Faugno in 2009 premiered his one-man song and dance show, “Songs My Idols Sang (And Danced),” to a sold-out crowd at South Point Casino Showroom, and continues to headline his current show at the Palms.
Faugno has built an impressive list of theatre, film and television credits while performing throughout the U.S. He was awarded “Best Actor” in the movie “Virgin Alexander” which premiers in 2012. In summer 2009 he performed on the 63rd Annual Tony Awards® representing the Las Vegas production of “Jersey Boys,” and he guest appeared again on “America’s Got Talent.”
His Broadway debut was at age 12 as Will Rogers, Jr. in “The Will Rogers Follies.” Other numerous theatre credits include Broadway performances in “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang,” “Conversations With My Father,” “Wonderful Town,” “Fosse,” and the national tours of “Jersey Boys,” “The Boy Friend,” and “Fosse.”