Rex Smith know in Film/TV, Broadway, who started his career as a “teen idol” heartthrob with the platinum album hit “You Take My Breath Away.” will be in Boxboro MA April 8-10, 2022. He will be offering Celebrity Photo Ops And Autographs at the Music Collectibles Extravaganza, along with performing his multi-media show “Confessions Of A Teen Idol” on Saturday and Sunday.
Smith will be singing and showing clips from his career in show biz, in a special limited seating show on sale now.
Smith is a multi-talented performer whose natural singing ability has led him to a successful career as a singer and actor. His albums included a self titled album, “Where Do We Go From Here”, “Sooner Or Later”, “Forever”, “Camouflage”, and most recently, “Simply…Rex”.
A veteran of stage and screen, he turned to Broadway at the height of his popularity, he made his Broadway debut as Danny Zuko in the original production of “Grease.” He captivated both critics and audiences, and received the Theater World Award for his memorable portrayal of Frederick in “The Pirates of Penzance” on Broadway. Other starring roles on Broadway include “Grand Hotel”, “Sunset Boulevard”, “The Scarlet Pimpernel”, “Annie Get Your Gun”, and “Kiss Me Kate”.
Smith is an enthusiastic entertainer who never lacks for energy. In between Broadway shows, he expanded his career to encompass TV shows and feature films. Rex hosted “Solid Gold”, starred in the series “Street Hawk”, and became a household name on the popular CBS daytime drama “As The World Turns”. He was featured in Danielle Steele’s “Once In A Lifetime”, “Passion To Kill”, and “Ballerina And The Blues”. Rex has guest starred on numerous prime time television and movies including “Daredevil”, “The Sentinel”, “JAG”, “Baywatch”, “Caroline In The City”, “Just Cause”, “Pope Dreams”, and John Schneider’s “Collier & Co.”
Smith has been Celebrity Host, Corporate Spokesperson and Entertainer for events ranging from Time-Life Inc., HBO, Avon Corp., Time Magazine, among many others. He continues to support artistic education and participate in community theaters and schools across the country, including the Concert Company Theater’s, “An Evening with Rex Smith,” the Bellflower Theater, the Hoogland Center for the Arts, and the Carpenter Theater for the Performing Arts, as the Pirate King in “Pirates of Penzance.”
Recently, Rex sang to a sold-out crowd at the Araneta Coliseum and The Hard Rock Cafe in Manila, Philippines. He then hosted “Operation Homecoming” for Vietnam Veterans in Branson, Missouri, where his heartfelt performance mesmerized audiences into standing ovations. Rex has also performed for concert venues including the Big-E State Fair in Springfield, MA., and most currently, has revved up audiences with the “Original Idols” in Las Vegas.
Year 2008 finds balladeer Rex Smith once again visiting Manila, Philippines, with a series of concerts aptly named, “From Rex, With Love,” as well as a new CD entitled, “Back to Basics.”
Rex is unique because few entertainers have covered every aspect of show business. Referring to himself as a “Stand-Up Vocalist”, Rex blends tales of his career with the music that made him famous. His on-stage presence radiates his gregarious nature and bright sense of humor. Rex’s distinctively charismatic personality captivates and enthralls his audience.
Rex’s hobbies include sharpening his culinary skills as chef, flying bi-planes, collecting vintage cars and writing songs. He is the proud father of five children.
TV/Film Credits Include:
- 2016 Surge of Power: Revenge of the Sequel – Cube
- 2015 Cats Dancing on Jupiter – Rex Katz
- 2007 City Girls (TV Movie) – Ben Morgan
- 2006 Collier & Co. – Uncle Billy
- 2006 Pope Dreams – Don Merchant
- 2002 Just Cause (TV Series) – Keith Temple
- 2000 Norm (TV Series) – Pirate #1
- 1999 Malibu, CA (TV Series) – Jesse Mercer
- 1998 Baywatch (TV Series) – Gavin
- 1998 Richie Rich’s Christmas Wish (Video) – Rudy
- 1998 Pacific Blue (TV Series) – Hudson Miller
- 1997 Caroline in the City (TV Series) – Dr. David Engel
- 1997 JAG (TV Series) – Gunnery Sergeant Maxwell Frankl
- 1997 The Sentinel (TV Series) – Galileo / Frank Rachins
- 1994 A Passion to Kill – Ted
- 1994 Once in a Lifetime (TV Movie) – Jeffrey Fields
- 1994 Cobra (TV Series) – Mark Dante
- 1993 Silk Stalkings (TV Series) – Bob Johnson
- 1990-1992 As the World Turns (TV Series) – Darryl Crawford
- 1990 Perry Mason: The Case of the Silenced Singer (TV Movie) – Andy Sacks
- 1989 The Trial of the Incredible Hulk (TV Movie) – Matt Murdock / Daredevil
- 1988 Transformations – Wolfgang Shadduck
- 1988 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series) – Jerry Wickes
- 1987 Shades of Love: The Ballerina and the Blues (TV Movie) – Rick Peterson
- 1987 Houston Knights (TV Series) – Jake Bodine
- 1986 Dear Penelope and Peter (TV Movie) – Ben Berlin
- 1986 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series) – Stew Bennett
- 1986 New Love, American Style (TV Series) – Rookie
- 1984-1985 Faerie Tale Theatre (TV Series) – Guest Interviewee / The Prince
- 1985 Street Hawk (TV Series) – Jesse Mach
- 1983 The Pirates of Penzance – Frederic
- 1980 The Pirates of Penzance (TV Movie) – Frederic
- 1980 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) – Frederic – Musical Guest
- 1980 Headin’ for Broadway – Fast Eddie
- 1980 The Love Boat (TV Series) – Mark Redding
- 1979 Sooner or Later (TV Movie) – Michael Skye
- 1976 Rex – Columbia Records
- 1977 Where Do We Go from Here – Columbia Records
- 1979 Sooner or Later – Columbia Records
- 1979 Forever – Columbia Records
- 1980 The Pirates of Penzance (Broadway Cast Album) – Elektra Records
- 1981 Everlasting Love – Columbia Records
- 1983 Camouflage – Columbia Records
- 1995 Sunset Boulevard (Original Canadian Cast Recording) – Polydor Records
- 1997 The Human Comedy (Original Broadway Cast Recording) – Kilmarnock Records Records
- 1999 The Scarlet Pimpernel: Encore! (1998 Broadway Revival Cast) – Atlantic Records
- 2000 Simply…Rex (re-titled You Take My Breath Away, 2006) – MCA/Universal Records
- January 8, 1981 – November 28, 1982, Broadway: Uris Theatre / Minskoff Theatre, New York City – The Pirates of Penzance – Frederic
- April 5–15, 1984, Broadway: Royale Theatre, New York City – The Human Comedy – Spangler
- September 3–21, 1985, Kennedy Center for Performing Arts, Washington, D.C. – West Side Story – Tony
- October 8 – December 6, 1986, Off-Broadway: Union Square Theatre, New York City – Brownstone – Stuart
- October 18, 1988 – January 15, 1989, US National Tour – Anything Goes – Billy Crocker
- April – May 1990, Broadway: Martin Beck Theatre, New York City – Grand Hotel – Felix Von Gaigern (replacement)
- September 24, 1994 – 1995, US National Tour – Grease – Danny Zuko
- October 15, 1995 – August 18, 1996, Canadian Tour: Toronto – Sunset Boulevard – Joe Gillis
- December 1, 1996 – April 9, 1997, Canadian Tour: Vancouver – Sunset Boulevard – Joe Gillis
- October 10, 1998 – May 30, 1999, Broadway: Minskoff Theatre, New York City – The Scarlet Pimpernel – Chauvelin (replacement)
- July 11 – October 29, 2000, US National Tour – Annie Get Your Gun – Frank Butler
- April 17 – May 6, 2001, US National Tour – Annie Get Your Gun – Frank Butler (replacement)
- June 19, 2001 – June 16, 2002, US National Tour – Kiss Me, Kate – Fred Graham / Petruchio
- December 4–31, 2002 / November 27 – December 29, 2019, Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts – Love Actually (Live) – Billy Mack
About this event:
Music Collectibles Extravaganza, Records, Instruments, Gear & Memorabilia Show & Sale at Regency Hotel in Boxborough, MA, April 8-10, 2022
Music Collectibles Extravaganza April 8-10, 2022, at the Boxboro Regency Hotel in Boxborough, MA for 3 days of Music Collectors’ and Fans’ Experiences.
Vendors selling record, instruments, band gear, pedals, effects, drums, posters, CDs, books and pop culture collectibles.
Celebrity Guests signing autographs and offering selfie photo ops(both for a fee) including CHERIE CURRIE (The Runaways, “Foxes”), REX SMITH (Broadway, Teen Idol, Movies, TV) Vinny Appice (Black Sabbath), RICK DERRINGER and more to be announced on our website and Facebook page.
Music performances during each day including Robin Lane, Barrence Whitfield, Sal Baglio, Justine & The Unclean, Andrea Gillis, Speedfossil, Kid Gulliver, Justine’s Black Threads, Barry Marshall, The Marshalls, Ryleigh Modig, Jody Moore, Mick Lawless & Tom Yates and many more to be announced.
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