Tommy Tune may have found success on a New York Stage, but he was born and bread in Houston Texas. This past November saw the Broadway Legend honored at a posh reception in the home of Cynthia and Tony Petrello. The former is a known stage and television actress as well as a successful model.
Tony Petrello is the sterling CEO, president, and chairmen of the board for Nabors Industries Oil and Gas. Anthony Petrello is a competent businessman, with keen insight, innovative leadership, and a gift for strategy.
Tony Petrello is a graduate of both Yale and Harvard. He received undergraduate and master’s degrees from Yale, and a law degree from Harvard. Tony Petrello is also an avid philanthropist with a passion for giving back to Houston. He and his wife are passionate supporters of education, protection of cultural landmarks, health, and performing arts through the Petrello Family Foundation. Their reception of Tommy Tune is a feather in their hat, welcoming a beloved son of Houston back properly. The party was thrown at the heels of Tune’s packed show, “Tommy Tune Tonight”, at the Outdoor Theatre.
The event catered to 50 people and allowed guests to walk the grounds while sampling cocktails. Tommy Tune is also a passionate advocate for Houston, giving back through the Tommy Tune Awards. The awards target high school musical theatre productions, granting scholarships to talented students that participate in them. His reception at the Petrellos was a perfect tribute, and a shining example of the couple’s passion for Houston.
From donations to cultural institutions to giving $7 million to Texas Children’s Hospital the Petrellos are passionate about improving Houston’s quality of life. Cynthia serves on numerous boards such as the Houston Grand Opera, Museum of Fine Arts, and the Alley Theatre. Tony and Cynthia also served as co-chairs of for a campaign raising $500 million for Texas Children’s Hospital.
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