Q: "What does Floyd charge to perform?"
A: It depends on WHEN and WHERE he does his show. Send us an email with the DATE, TIME and PLACE of your event, and we can quote you a price.
Q: "Does Floyd still perform his old TV show characters? Will
Oogie be there?"
A: No, Floyd's act is stand-up comedy. He doesn't work with puppets or dress up as different characters.
Q: "Is Floyd's act dirty? Or is it for kids?"
A: Floyd adjusts his material according to the audience. Floyd works squeaky clean when he performs for church groups and the like. When he works for policemen or firefighters they insist he work "blue." No, Floyd's show is not for children.
Q: "How old is Floyd now? He must be in his 80's! Is he retiring
A: Floyd Vivino was born in 1951. He plans to keep working for a long time.
Q: "We have an electronic organ. Can Floyd play it?"
A: No, Floyd plays an acoustic piano. It must have a full 88 keys. He does not play synthesizers or electronic keyboards.
Q: "Where is Floyd based? How far will Floyd travel to do a
A: Floyd appears regularly in Las Vegas and Reno, Nevada, as well as Florida and Ohio, and we've had offers from as far away as Hawaii and England! Of course, Floyd has to be paid extra for travel time and expenses. Most of Floyd's shows are in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania, within two hours drive of his home in North Jersey.
Q: "I heard that Floyd is an ordained minister. Can he perform
weddings? Is it true Floyd is in a wheelchair now? Can he still walk? Does Floyd
only perform for Italian-American audiences? Does Floyd still live in Paterson?
A: There are all sorts of rumors going around. The answer to all of these is "no."