Anthony and Cynthia Petrello recently welcomed Broadway star Tommy Tune back to his hometown of Houston, Texas. The giving duo invited over 50 of their closest friends and the celebrity to their Shadyside estate after his performance at the Miller Outdoor Theatre. There were 5,000 fans in attendance and everyone had a good time. The beautiful estate was festively decorated during fall, when the leaves are all sorts of colors. They served cocktails and appetizers from caterers at City Kitchen. They paired it with music from piano player Scott Graham and Divisi Strings Amp’d. The towering Broadway star has won so many awards during his long standing career as a performer. He won multiple Tony Awards.
The Theatre Under The Stars in Houston created an annual awards show in honor of the actor called the Tommy Tune Awards. Tommy has won awards for appearing in “Seesaw”, “Nine”, “Grand Hotel”, “A Day in Hollywood/A Night in the Ukraine”, “My One and Only”, and “The Will Rogers Follies”. That much success has made Mr. Tune quite a figure in his hometown. Anthony Petrello is the Chief Executive Officer, President, Chairman of the Board, and is on the Executive Committee for Nabors Industries Ltd. He has attended Yale University and received a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Mathematics. He continued on to receive a Juris Doctor at Harvard Law School. He met his wife Cynthia in college and they married soon after.
He grew up in New Jersey and had humble beginnings. He worked hard and is has surely paid off. Mr. Petrello previously worked for Baker & McKenzie, which is a law firm. He eventually became a Managing Partner for them until 1991 when he decided to take another career path. He is a Director at The Texas Children’s Hospital and is the Director and Member of Executive Committee for Stewart & Stevenson. He is an active philanthropist along with his wife Cynthia. They have donated millions to organizations and charities to improve people’s lives, especially the lives of children suffering from childhood neurological disorders.