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Larry Lelli is one of the top-call freelance drummers in NYC, and a veteran Broadway drummer & conductor of over 30 Broadway shows, recently performing in “A Christmas Story”, and “How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying” with Nick Jonas, of the Jonas Brothers. His extensive Broadway history includes the 12-time Tony Award winning hit, "The Producers", “Assassins”, “Jekyll & Hyde” and as drummer, contractor, bandleader and onstage actor in the smash-hit rockabilly show, “Million Dollar Quartet”. Often called a "musical chameleon," his eclectic resume includes recordings & performances with Grammy-winner Melissa Etheridge, Daniel Radcliffe, Josh Groban, Vanessa Williams, Benny Andersson & Bjorn Ulvaeus (ABBA), Heather Headley, The Mamas & The Papas, Anika Noni Rose, Lee Rocker (Stray Cats), Audra McDonald, Megan Hilty, (NBC’s “Smash”), Bernadette Peters, Darlene Love, Sebastian Bach, Multi-Platinum Nashville star Doug Stone, Larry Gatlin, Laura Osnes, Ray Benson (Asleep At The Wheel), Pinkard & Bowden, virtuoso jazz pianist Geoff Keezer, indie rockers SuffraJett, and the nationally acclaimed Cedar Avenue Big Band. Lelli is a contributing author for Modern Drummer Magazine, and holds a degree in Music Performance & Conducting from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He is also an active educator and enjoys giving private lessons, clinics and masterclasses around the world. Proud member of the American Federation of Musicians & Actors Equity Association. For more info: www.larrylelli.com & www.facebook.com/larrylelli

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[Off-Broadway, 2013]
Music Supervisor
 
[Broadway, 2011]
2nd Associate Conductor
Drummer, Small Percussion
 
[Broadway, 2010]
Drummer
 
[Broadway, 2004]
Drums and Percussion
 
[Broadway, 2001]
Drums
 
[Broadway, 2001] [Replacement]
Drums[Replacement]

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Video: Inside Rehearsal For GUTENBERG! THE MUSICAL's Stunning Set Reveal Moment

Set designer Scott Pask is giving an inside look at rehearsal for Gutenberg! The Musical, specifically the magical moment where the set changes to reveal Bud (Josh Gad) and Doug (Andrew Rannells)'s vision of Schlimmer, the setting of the show within the show. 

Video: Corbin Bleu Joins GUTENBERG! THE MUSICAL

Gutenberg! The Musical welcomed Corbin Bleu as a special guest! Watch the video!

Video: Anna Wintour and Anne Hathaway Join GUTENBERG! THE MUSICAL

Academy Award-winner Anne Hathaway and Vogue Editor in Chief, Anna Wintour joined the cast of Gutenberg! the Musical! this week in the role of 'Producer.' Watch video footage from the special appearance here!

Video: Triumph the Insult Comic Dog Joins GUTENBERG! THE MUSICAL

Iconic puppet character Triumph the Insult Comic Dog joined the cast of Gutenberg! the Musical! this week in the role of 'Producer.' Check out the video here!

Video: TED LASSO's Brendan Hunt Joins GUTENBERG! THE MUSICAL! as 'Producer'

Brendan Hunt, co-creator and star of Ted Lesso, joined the cast of Gutenberg! the Musical! this week in the role of 'Producer.' Check out a video clip here!

Video: Ally Love Joins GUTENBERG! THE MUSICAL! as 'Producer'

Ally Love  joined the cast of Gutenberg! the Musical! this weekend in the role of 'Producer.' Check out a video of her in the show here!

Video: Kristin Chenoweth Joins GUTENBERG! THE MUSICAL! as 'Producer'

Kristin Chenoweth joined the cast of Gutenberg! the Musical! at a recent performance in the role of 'Producer.' Check out the video here!

Video: Senator Chuck Schumer Makes Cameo in GUTENBERG! THE MUSICAL!

Senator Chuck Schumer recently paid a visit to Gutenberg! the Musical! and was featured on stage as a guest star in the role of 'Producer'. Check out a video here!

Video: Nathan Lane Reprises THE PRODUCERS Role in Cameo in GUTENBERG! THE MUSICAL

Nathan Lane made a surprise cameo during last night's opening night of Gutenberg! The Musical, appearing as Max Bialystock, the character he played in the musical The Producers.

Josh Gad Will Be Out of Today's Matinee of GUTENBURG! THE MUSICAL

Josh Gad has announced via Instagram that he will be out of the Saturday, October 7 matinee performance of Gutenberg due to a medical emergency. Gad says that he hopes to be back for Saturday's evening performance. 

Maude Maggart to Present New Show HERE COME THE DREAMERS at Birdland

BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB will present the singular cabaret artist Maude Maggart in the premiere of her new show “Here Come the Dreamers” on Monday, October 16 at 7:00 PM.

GUTENBERG! THE MUSICAL! to Launch Rush, Digital Lottery & Standing Room Policies

Gutenberg! The Musical! will launch general rush, digital lottery, and standing room policies as previews begin Friday at 8 PM at the James Earl Jones Theatre. Learn how to purchase tickets!

Birdland to Present AMANDA GREEN & FRIENDS Featuring Jenn Colella, Jarrod Spector, Jade Jones & More

BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB will present two-time Tony-nominated and Grammy-nominated songwriter and performer Amanda Green on Monday, October 9 at 7:00 PM.

Bill Russell to Present MY SIDE OF THE SHOW at Birdland

Join Bill Russell in 'My Side of the Show' at Birdland as he delves into the captivating world of the Broadway musical 'Side Show.' Experience the magic and artistry of this beloved production in a unique concert setting. Don't miss this unforgettable exploration of one of Broadway's most cherished musicals.

GUTENBERG! THE MUSICAL! Will Offer Pick-Your-Price Options For First 50 People at Box Office Opening

The James Earl Jones Theatre box office will open Friday, August 18 at 10 AM ET for the Broadway premiere of Gutenberg! The Musical! The first 50 people in line on Friday morning will have the opportunity to randomly pick their own ticket price.

Review: Farah Alvin Is A 1970S Goddess In ON VINYL at The Green Room 42

Broadway staple Farah Alvin celebrated, in glorious fashion, the recent release of her new record.

Yazbeck & Della Penna's DEAD OUTLAW, LANGSTON IN HARLEM, and More to Play 54 Below in May

Next month, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. A recipient of the 2022 Tony Awards Honor for Excellence in the Theatre, 54 Below is a non-profit organization with a mission to preserve and expand the art of the cabaret, honor the music of Broadway, and provide an unparalleled experience to diverse communities.

Kate Baldwin & Aaron Lazar, Linda Eder, and More to Play 54 Below This Month

Next month, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. A recipient of the 2022 Tony Awards Honor for Excellence in the Theatre, 54 Below celebrates Broadway musicals and writers of the past and present, promoting an ongoing engagement with their work.

Review: TURN THE BEAT AROUND Continues Smash Hit Residency at 54 Below

Now in its third month TURN THE BEAT AROUND continues to pack the room and the dancefloor at 54 Below.

Donna McKechnie, Taylor Iman Jones & More to Perform at 54 Below in March

Next month, 54 BELOW will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.

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