(performer: "Nobody But Yourself To Blame", "How You Gonna Keep 'Em Down On The Farm")
On Broadway in "The Threepenny Opera," "Happy End," "The Pirates of Penzance," and "The Mystery of Edwin Drood"; at Radio City Music Hall in "Gotta Getaway!"; off-Broadway with the New York Shakespeare Festival; with the American National Theatre in Washington, D.C.; off-off-Broadway with LaMama E.T.C.; studied and performed ...
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6' 3" (1.91 m)
Did You Know?
When I started out, I thought I was going to be a Shakespearean actor...Then I decided I was too weird-looking, too tall and thin - I'm 6 foot 3. But that's helped me as a dancer. I've known a lot of dancers who were ten times better than me, but who were short. Turns out the market wants 'em tall and thin, so I got jobs and they didn't.
In the 1976 New York production of "The Threepenny Opera" by Joseph Papp's New York Shakespeare Festival, Azito gave a memorable performance in a role not written into the script, a choral figure who had no lines, but appeared in most of the scenes doing a kind of visual commentary on the action.
Double-jointed, marionette-style movement