MARY JO MALUSO
Dynamic entertainers Mary Jo Maluso and Rick Blackson combine impeccably performed Broadway favorites with other carefully selected gems to create fast-paced, themed performances. Ranging from after-dinner entertainment to full-length cabaret concerts, the appealing husband and wife duo weave a wide range of songs and styles together with engaging patter both humouous and nostalgic.
“What an incredible discovery finding Rick & Mary Jo way beyond Broadway. They take us on a wonderful journey through the American songbook. These two performers are certainly of Broadway caliber."
― Mark Keller ― Executive Vice President, Event Management Group, Hollywood, Florida
“Our goal as performers has always been to create an atmosphere that is fun, entertaining and often moving while maintaining a standard of quality and professionalism that has become the hallmark of our careers. More to the point, we design our performances to reflect a certain elegance and style that is ideally suited for venues where class and good taste are valued.” - Mary Jo Maluso & Rick Blackson
Since 1990, the team of Mary Jo Maluso & Rick Blackson has established itself as a premiere cabaret act. As such, they receive the most effusive compliments from the most discriminating and selective audiences.
Being accomplished actors enables the duo to bring out every nuance of a lyric. Songs from their extensive repertoire have been carefully selected featuring Broadway and American standards seasoned with Rick’s originals, little-known gems, and when appropriate, country and novelty songs. Their Holiday offerings are especially popular during that special season.
Mary Jo Maluso & Rick Blackson are fun and energetic Broadway-style entertainers who know how to build a show by weaving a theme and combining meticulous pacing to engage every audience. They always project an upbeat, positive spirit and presence into every performance, leaving the audience feeling lifted and refreshed!
“More talent and professionalism than any two performers ought to be allowed to have!”
Robert Vargo, President - The Producers Group