When AMERICAN GOTHIC (starring Gary Cole and Sarah Paulson) premiered, the New York Times called it “The most original new show of the season.” Shaun would go on to write and produce a number of critically acclaimed television series including ROAR with Heath Ledger, THE AGENCY, COLD CASE, INVASION, COVER ME, EMERALD CITY, and most recently, NEW AMSTERDAM, which recently completed a five-year-run on NBC/Netflix.
Shaun Cassidy’s last major arena tour ended in 1980 at the Houston Astrodome in front of 55,000 people, but in 2O19, while still enjoying a productive career as a writer/producer in television, he decided to hit the road once more. Why? “I missed the connection with the audience,” Shaun said recently. “And I felt like our story was unfinished; that we all had more to share.” Shaun returned to the stage with an evening of music and storytelling. To his astonishment, the response was phenomenal; people of all ages came out to see him, packing venues throughout the country. After recently selling out five shows at New York’s famed “54 Below,” the critic from “Broadway World” summed it up this way: “We haven’t seen this man, this entertainer, in live concert for four decades, and we want to. We never stopped wanting to. So, we all went. And the voice is still there. The voice is still powerful. The voice is still full of emotion, texture, color, and technique… Every song is well sung, expertly played on a variety of guitars and keyboards, and magnificently backed up by a crackerjack band featuring killer vocals from some of the musicians… The setlist Cassidy has hung on the structure of his script is the right setlist for the story being told. And the story is being told in exactly the way it should be told – not one moment should be changed. The show is a dream, just as it is, teen or otherwise. Shaun Cassidy, welcome home. We missed you and are so happy to have you back.”