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@lawrenceleritz - 7/29/14 12:54pm Legendary director-choreographer Jerome Robbins died July 29, 1998, at the age of 79. I loved working with Jerry.


@lawrenceleritz - 7/28/14 10:42pm RIP James (: James Shigeta, Asian-American actor who starred in Flower Drum Song, http://t.co/nIg7wzs7C0


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WELCOME BACK, KOTTER to Join Me-TV Lineup, Beg. 4/14
by TV News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

Classic 1970s sitcom 'Welcome Back, Kotter,' which introduced the masses to The Lost Boy's playwright Ron Palillo and actor John Travolta, will join the Me-TV line-up beginning on Monday, April 14. 'Kotter,' which produced 95 episodes on ABC from 1975-79, will replace 'F Troop' in the Monday to Thursday 9:30 p.m. half-hour. (more...)

Ron Palillo's THE LOST BOY Heads to NYC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

Producers Lawrence Leritz (Boobs! The Musical) and Dominic Paolillo are proud to announce their partnership, producing the Ron Palillo play 'The Lost Boy' for the New York stage. The team are in pre-production for a summer workshop, with full Broadway production to follow. (more...)

Lawrence Leritz Set for Spotlite Radio, 12/23
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2013

Lawrence Leritz will chat about his career and upcoming theatre projects for 2014 at 10;48 am on Spotlite Radio, December 23, 2013. Leritz recently choreographed 'A Broadway Holiday Concert 2013' for Huntington Disease NY, choreographing songs by Cole Porter and original cast members from Broadway's Grease. Audiences will recognize Lawrence Leritz from his recent film roles in The Adjustment Bureau with Matt Damon and in Julie Taymor's musical Across The Universe. Lawrence made his film debut in 'Easy Money' opposite Rodney Dangerfield. Television includes 2013 Emmy Winner, Night Of Too Many Stars, performing in 'Call Me Maybe' with Carly Rae Jepsen and Harvey Keitel on Comedy Central. Other appearances include the Saturday Night Live, All My Children and the Michael J Fox Show. Lawrence is also the star of the best selling exercise DVD, Total Stretch! (more...)

Mark Baker, Katherine & Kimberly Corp and More Set for HDSA's 2013 CURTAIN'S UP FOR A CURE Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 09, 2013

The Huntington's Disease Society of America ~ Greater New York Chapter (HDSA) hosts its seventh annual CURTAIN'S UP FOR A CURE: A Broadway Holiday Concert, a celebration of life featuring songs by Broadway's greatest songwriters as well as holiday favorites, today, December 9, 2013. (more...)

Mark Baker, Katherine & Kimberly Corp and More Set for HDSA's 2013 CURTAIN'S UP FOR A CURE, 12/9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 03, 2013

The Huntington's Disease Society of America ~ Greater New York Chapter (HDSA) will host its seventh annual CURTAIN'S UP FOR A CURE: A Broadway Holiday Concert, a celebration of life featuring songs by Broadway's greatest songwriters as well as holiday favorites, on Monday, December 9,2013. (more...)

Terry Burrell & Lawrence Leritz Set for THEATRE CHAT, 12/4
by BWW News Desk - Dec 03, 2013

Tune in tomorrow, Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 12:35 PM (ET) to join in the celebration with 'Mr. Showbusiness' on Jimmy Ferraro's THEATRE CHAT AND THIS 'N THAT, broadcasting live on WWJB -- regionally and nationally on the world wide web: www.wwjb.com/pages/4395150.php. This week's guests are actress and playwright Terry Burrell and actor, producer, and choreographer Lawrence Leritz. (more...)

Stephen Bocchino, Musical Director and Arranger for BOOBS! THE MUSICAL, Passes Away
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2013

Stephen Bocchino, musical director and arranger for the Off-Broadway hit, Boobs! The Musical, passed away suddenly at his home in New York City on Monday, November 18th. (more...)

Photo Flash: WEST SIDE STORY Film Dancers at 2013 Broadway Flea Market
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2013

Dancers from the film West Side Story posed at the Dancers Over 40's booth at BC/EFA's 2013 Broadway Flea Market on Sunday. Below, check out a photo featuring West Side Story's Harvey Evans, Bert Michaels, David Bean and Eddie Verso sharing Jerome Robbins stories with Fiddler On The Roof's Lawrence Leritz! (more...)

Jenny Wiley Theatre Sets 50th Anniversary Celebration for Summer 2014
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2013

The Jenny Wiley Alumni Association and Jenny Wiley Theatre are currently planning the 50th Anniversary Celebration of the Jenny Wiley Theater in Prestonsburg, KY. for summer, 2014. The Alumni Association is currently searching for anyone who has worked as cast or crew at Jenny Wiley Theatre, during it's 50 year history. (more...)

Playscripts, Inc. Releases Ron Palillo's THE LOST BOY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2013

Celebrating the wonderful life and career of Ron Palillo today, Playscripts, Inc. has released Ron's brilliant play 'The Lost Boy'. The beloved Welcome Back Kotter star died one year ago, on August 14th, 2012, in West Palm Beach, Fla. (more...)

Jenny Wiley Summer Music Theatre Reunion Runs Now thru 7/28
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2013

Alumni of the Jenny Wiley Summer Music Theater will celebrate with a reunion, today, July 26-28th, 2013. The main event will include attending a performance of 'The Sound of Music' at the JW Amphitheater on Saturday, July 27th, 2013. (more...)

Jenny Wiley Music Theater Hosts Alumni Reunion, Now thru 7/28
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2013

Alumni of the Jenny Wiley Music Theater will celebrate with a reunion, today, July 25-28th, 2013. Events will include attending performances of 'The Sound of Music' and 'Oklahoma' at the JW Amphitheater. (more...)

Jenny Wiley Music Theater to Host Alumni Reunion, 7/25-28
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2013

?Alumni of the Jenny Wiley Music Theater will celebrate with a reunion, July 25-28th, 2013. Events will include attending performances of 'The Sound of Music' and 'Oklahoma' at the JW Amphitheater. (more...)

Lucy Schaufer Releases New Album Feat. Track from Off-Broadway's BOOBS! THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 02, 2013

Musical theatre and opera star, Lucy Schaufer has just released a new album 'Carpentersville,' featuring the Ruth Wallis hit, 'The Dinghy Song' from Off-Broadway's Boobs! The Musical. Extensively researching her material, Lucy contacted Boobs! The Musical original producer/choreographer Lawrence Leritz for some tips. 'I was more than happy to assist such a wonderfully talented artist. I love her rendition of the song. It's really sensational.' (more...)

Photo Flash: Lawrence Leritz and More at School of American Ballet's 2013 Alumni Reunion
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2013

The School of American Ballet held its annual alumni cocktail reunion at Lincoln Center on June 1st, 2013. Below, check out a photo of attendees Broadway dancer/choreographer Lawrence Leritz, former NYCB dancer Andrea Long-Naidu, former NYCB soloist Carol Sumner and Dance Theatre of Harlem's choreographer Robert Garland! (more...)

The Hamburg Ballet to Celebrate 40th Anniversary, June 2013
by BWW News Desk - Jun 06, 2013

During June 2013, THE HAMBURG BALLET will celebrate its 40th Anniversary under John Neumeier as the Director and Chief Choreographer with a grand finale, the three week-long Ballet-Days. The Hamburg Ballet is aiming to set a record unprecedented in the world of ballet: To stage 23 different ballets in 19 performances. (more...)

Hamburg Ballet to Celebrate 40th Anniversary this Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 06, 2013

In June 2013, THE HAMBURG BALLET will celebrate its 40th Anniversary under John Neumeier as the Director and Chief Choreographer with a grand finale, the three week-long Ballet-Days. The Hamburg Ballet is aiming to set a record unprecedented in the world of ballet: To stage 23 different ballets in 19 performances. (more...)

Jenny Wiley Summer Music Theatre Reunion Set for 7/26-28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 04, 2013

Alumni of the Jenny Wiley Summer Music Theater will celebrate with a reunion, July 26-28th, 2013. The main event will include attending a performance of 'The Sound of Music' at the JW Amphitheater on Saturday, July 27th, 2013. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Carly Rae Jepsen, Harvey Keitel and Lawrence Leritz Perform 'Call Me Maybe' on NIGHT OF TOO MANY STARS!
by Stage Tube - Oct 24, 2012

Carly Rae Jepsen performed her mega hit, Call Me Maybe at NIGHT OF TOO MANY STARS in a new hilarious spoof with Broadway's Harvey Keitel and Lawrence Leritz at New York's Beacon Theatre. (more...)

Lawrence Leritz Joins NIGHT OF TOO MANY STARS, 10/21
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2012

Broadway's Lawrence Leritz will appear in 'Night Of Too Many Stars', performing in 'Call Me Maybe' with Carly Rae Jepsen and Harvey Keitel. Comedy Central has once again joined forces with Jon Stewart's Busboy Productions for its fourth biennial special event, 'Night of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together for Autism Programs.' Taped at the Beacon Theatre in New York City, the benefit features Jon Stewart hosting an evening filled with live performances, sketches and short films from a roster of comedy and celebrity all-stars. This year's event will premiere on Comedy Central on Sunday, October 21, 2012, at 8/7c. (more...)

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