TOM ANZALONE is a comedian, entertainer, musician and teacher who uses his talents to delight audiences of all ages.
Classically trained in Opera at West Virginia University, Tom began his career performing in musicals and operas while pursuing his stand-up comedy routine. Tom has performed in venues of all sorts across the country and internationally.
Tom appears in comedy clubs, operas, corporate venues, cruise ships, and in schools and private parties as his alter ego Songflowerman… helping kids love to sing.
With a few simple props, guitar and roll of electrical tape (yes, electrical tape), Tom Anzalone produces quick and quirky musical impersonations of Elvis, Elton, Springsteen and countless more. But it is off-key creativity that spawns his usual standing ovation. His Springsteen recites the alphabet (to the tune of “Born In The U.S.A.”), his Pinball Wizard (from the rock opera Tommy) is sung, well, opera style. Anzalone consistently hits the right notes for any audience.
Anzalone’s television appearances include America’s Funniest People (ABC) and the Showtime Comedy Club Network. In addition, he has been profiled on radio’s All Things Considered (NPR).
He has performed at New York City’s Laugh Factory, Atlantic City’s and Las Vegas’ Tropicana Hotels and in more than forty states. In addition, he has entertained passengers on the Carnival and Royal Caribbean cruise lines.
Anzalone enlisted for Comics on Duty, a series of shows for troops stationed stateside.
He has “opened” shows for comedian Bobcat Goldthwait and the musical group Chicago.
Tom has delighted audiences in comedy clubs and colleges around the country. He’s filmed a segment on the ” Showtime Comedy Club Network,” as well as “America’s Funniest People,” “Comedy Central,” and of course, many radio shows and theater appearances. Tom has showcased at the National Association for Campus Activities Illinois/Indiana Regional Conference in 1989, as well as, the East Coast Coffeehouse Convention in 1990. Recently, Tom has written, directed and starred in his own children and family oriented show, “Songflower Seeds” and has sung and co-written songs for a recording on A&M Records.