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Gerard Alessandrini STAGE CREDITS

[Off-Broadway]
1982
Performer

[Off-Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Off-Broadway Production, 1982
Performer

Gerard Alessandrini Productions

 
[US Tour, 2022]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Creator
 
[Chicago, 2017]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Director
 
[West End, 2014]
Creator and Writer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2014]
Writer
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2012]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Co-Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Co-Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Director
 
[San Diego, CA (Regional), 2006]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2004]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2004]
Co-Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2001]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2000]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1999]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1998]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1996]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1996]
Director
Choreographer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1993]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1993]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1992]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1991]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1991]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1990]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1988]
Director

Writing

Lyricist
Creator
Composer
Lyricist
Lyricist
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Playwright
Creator
Conceiver/Lyrics
Creator

Gerard Alessandrini Awards and Nominations

Drama Desk Awards - 2017 - Outstanding Lyrics

Gerard Alessandrini, Spamilton


winner
- 2012 - Legend of Off Broadway Award

Gerard Alessandrini


winner
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 2009 - Special Citations

Gerard Alessandrini, Forbidden Broadway


winner
Tony Awards - 2006 - Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre

Gerard Alessandrini


winner
Drama League Awards - 1997 - Distinguished Achievement in Musical Theatre

Gerard Alessandrini


winner
The Lortels - 1997 - Outstanding Body of Work

Gerard Alessandrini

Drama Desk Awards - 1996 - Outstanding Lyrics

Gerard Alessandrini, Forbidden Broadway Strikes Back


winner
Obie Awards - 1992 - Special Citations

Gerard Alessandrini, Forbidden Broadway


winner
Drama Desk Awards - 1985 - Special Awards

Gerard Alessandrini, Forbidden Broadway

Gerard Alessandrini News


Previously Canceled FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: MERRILY WE STOLE A SONG to Premiere Off-Broadway in August

The previously canceled Broadway run of Forbidden Broadway: Merrily We Stole A Song, has found a new home! The show will be presented at Theater555 on West 42nd Street. Learn more and see how to purchase tickets.
FORBIDDEN BROADWAY Cancels Broadway Run Due To 'Crowded' Season

Gerard Alessandrini’s Forbidden Broadway on Broadway: Merrily We Stole a Song has canceled their run at the Hayes Theatre over concerns of an overcrowded Broadway season.
FORBIDDEN BROADWAY Comes to the Actors Theatre of Indiana

Actors Theatre of Indiana will wrap up its season with the hilarious Forbidden Broadway! This side-splitting musical runs from April 26 to May 12. 
Photos: Inside the 2024 MAC Awards

The 38th MAC Awards were presented on Monday, April 15, 2024 at a live ceremony at NYC's Symphony Space. BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out photos of the winners and guests here!
Liz Callaway, Ann Hampton Callaway, And More Take Home 2024 MAC Awards!

The 38th MAC Awards were presented on Monday, April 15, 2024 at a live ceremony at NYC's Symphony Space.
Actors Theatre Of Indiana Presents FORBIDDEN BROADWAY

Catch the latest news on Actors Theatre of Indiana's production of FORBIDDEN BROADWAY. Stay updated with BroadwayWorld for more details on this exciting theatrical event.
Actors Theatre Of Indiana to Present FORBIDDEN BROADWAY! This Spring

Actors Theatre of Indiana will wrap up its season with Forbidden Broadway! Learn more about the show and see how to purchase tickets.
FORBIDDEN BROADWAY on Broadway Sets New Performance Dates

Gerard Alessandrini’s Forbidden Broadway on Broadway: Merrily We Stole a Song has revealed new performance dates. Learn how to purchase tickets.
The Green Room 42 Presents The Return Of Josie De Guzman This May

Join two-time Tony Award nominee JOSIE DE GUZMAN as she returns to THE GREEN ROOM 42. Known for her roles in GUYS AND DOLLS and WEST SIDE STORY, don't miss her performances on 5/4-5.
Tickets Go On Sale Next Month For FORBIDDEN BROADWAY ON BROADWAY: MERRILY WE STOLE A SONG

The ticket onsale dates have been revealed for Gerard Alessandrini’s Forbidden Broadway on Broadway: Merrily We Stole a Song. Learn more about how to get tickets here!
Review: 54 LOVES CAST ALBUMS at 54 Below Is a Love-In

54 Loves Cast Albums. Don't you? Some of the top tracks and deep cuts come to life on stage at 54 Below in yet another of their Broadway celebrations on March 7th. If you love cast albums, you'd likely love 54 LOVES CAST ALBUMS.
Liz Callaway, Billy Stritch & More Nominated for 2024 MAC Awards - See the Full List!

The Manhattan Association of Cabarets has revealed the 2024 MAC Award nominees. See who was nominated!
FORBIDDEN BROADWAY Comes To Popejoy Hall This April

The Tony Award-winning FORBIDDEN BROADWAY arrives at Popejoy Hall Sunday April 7, 2024, at 3:00 pm.
Wake Up With BroadwayWorld March 1, 2024

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is March 1, 2024 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours.
FORBIDDEN BROADWAY to Make Broadway Debut This Summer

Gerard Alessandrini’s Forbidden Broadway will make its Broadway debut this summer with Forbidden Broadway on Broadway: Merrily We Stole a Song. See performance dates and learn how to purchase tickets.
Photos: First look at Rise Up Art Alliance's FORBIDDEN BROADWAY'S GREATEST HITS

Get ready to laugh until your face hurts—Forbidden Broadway is coming to Lancaster!  In this legendary, iconic, and comic Off-Broadway hit musical revue, Broadway’s greatest musical legends meet Broadway’s greatest satirist in this hilarious, loving, and endlessly entertaining tribute to some of the theatre’s greatest stars and songwriters.
54 LOVES CAST ALBUMS Comes to 54 Below Next Month

On Thursday, March 7th at 7:00 PM, the second edition of 54 LOVES CAST ALBUMS! will be presented at 54 Below. Learn more about the show here!
The Fred Barton Broadway Band Presents MIRACLE ON 54th STREET At 54 Below

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents the return of Fred Barton and his Broadway Band, in 'MIRACLE ON 54TH STREET,' a new evening of songs from the Golden Age of Broadway, Hollywood, and Swing, including full-band seasonal swing favorites.
Review: FORBIDDEN BROADWAY Returns to OC's Segerstrom Center

On November 16-18, 2023, Segerstrom Center for the Arts's Samueli Theater welcomed back FORBIDDEN BROADWAY, the hit Broadway-skewering parody show that pokes fun at the Great White Way. Aimed as a 'greatest hits' iteration, the show was a (mostly) funny 2-Act program, but a lot of its material proved surprisingly outdated and out-of-touch.
FORBIDDEN SONDHEIM: MERRILY WE STOLE A SONG Adds Additional Performance At The New Green Fig Cabaret Theater at the Yotel

Due to popular demand, Gerard Alessandrini's FORBIDDEN SONDHEIM: Merrily We Stole a Song, the latest edition of Gerard Alessandrini's beloved Forbidden Broadway, will add another show on Sunday, November 26th at 7:30 PM at the new Green Fig Cabaret Theater, located in the Yotel  (570 10th Avenue at 42nd Street -adjacent to The Green Room.)

Gerard Alessandrini FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many shows has Gerard Alessandrini written?

Gerard Alessandrini has written 30 shows including Forbidden Broadway (Conceiver), Diamonds (Composer), Forbidden Broadway 1988/1989 (Conceiver), Forbidden Broadway 1988/1989 (Conceiver), Forbidden Broadway (Lyricist), Forbidden Broadway 1990 (Conceiver), Forbidden Broadway 1991 1/2 (Conceiver), Forbidden Christmas (Conceiver), Forbidden Broadway 1992 (Creator), Forbidden Broadway 1992 (Creator), Forbidden Broadway Featuring Forbidden Christmas (Creator), Forbidden Broadway 1993 (Creator), Forbidden Broadway 1994 (Creator), Forbidden Hollywood (Playwright), Forbidden Broadway Strikes Back (Creator), Forbidden Broadway Cleans Up Its Act (Creator), Forbidden Broadway Cleans Up Its Act (Conceiver/Lyrics), Forbidden Broadway 2001: A Spoof Odyssey (Creator), Forbidden Broadway 20th Anniversary Celebration (Creator), Mr. President (Author), Forbidden Broadway Summer Shock! (Conceiver), Forbidden Broadway SVU: Special Victims Unit (Conceiver/Lyrics), Forbidden Broadway: The Roast of Utopia (Author), Forbidden Broadway: Rude Awakening (Author), Forbidden Broadway: Rude Awakening (Lyricist), Forbidden Broadway Dances With the Stars! (Author), Forbidden Broadway Goes to Rehab (Creator), Forbidden Broadway Goes to Rehab (Playwright), Forbidden Broadway: The Next Generation (Author), Anything Can Happen in the Theater: The Songs of Maury Yeston (Creator).

What awards has Gerard Alessandrini been nominated for?

Gerard Alessandrini has been nominated for the following awards: Outstanding Lyrics at the Drama Desk Awards for Spamilton, Legend of Off Broadway Award, Special Citations at the New York Drama Critics Circle Awards for Forbidden Broadway, Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre at the Tony Awards, Distinguished Achievement in Musical Theatre at the Drama League Awards, Outstanding Body of Work at The Lortels, Outstanding Lyrics at the Drama Desk Awards for Forbidden Broadway Strikes Back, Special Citations at the Obie Awards for Forbidden Broadway, and Special Awards at the Drama Desk Awards for Forbidden Broadway.

What awards has Gerard Alessandrini won?

Gerard Alessandrini has won the Legend of Off Broadway Award, Special Citations from the New York Drama Critics Circle Awards for Forbidden Broadway, Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre from the Tony Awards, Distinguished Achievement in Musical Theatre from the Drama League Awards, Outstanding Body of Work from The Lortels, Special Citations from the Obie Awards for Forbidden Broadway, and Special Awards from the Drama Desk Awards for Forbidden Broadway.

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