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Laurence Guittard STAGE CREDITS

[Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1998
Benjamin Stone

[West End]
Royal National Theatre Production, 1995
Fredrik Egerman

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1992
Don Quixote (Cervantes) [Replacement]

[Off-Broadway]
New York City Opera Revival, 1990
Performer

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1979
Curly

[US Tour]
Touring Revival, 1976
Performer

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1975
Performer

[Broadway]
Concert [Broadway], 1973
Performer

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1973
Count Carl-Magnus Malcolm

[Broadway]
Closed on the road, 1968
Performer

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1965
Don Quixote (Cervantes) (Alternate) [Replacement]

Dr. Carrasco [Replacement]

Dr. Carrasco [Replacement]

Don Quixote (Cervantes) (Understudy) [Replacement]

[Regional (US)]
West Coast Revival, 1988
Performer

[Off-Broadway]
Concert [Off-Broadway], 1977
Performer

[US Tour]
Touring Revival, 1977
Performer


Laurence Guittard Awards and Nominations

Drama Desk Awards - 1990 - Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical

Laurence Guittard, The Sound of Music


winner
Theatre World Awards - 1973 - Performance

Laurence Guittard, A Little Night Music


winner
Tony Awards - 1972 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical

Laurence Guittard , A Little Night Music

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Video: Celebrate 50 Years of A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC

A Little Night Music opened on Broadway on February 25, 1973. Watch videos of the original and revival casts!
TRU to Present 'Meet The Coaches' Workshop To Prepare Actors For TRU Virtual Audition And All Auditions

Theater Resources Unlimited will present Meet the Coaches, during which actors can meet more than 10 monologue and music coaches, plus accompanists, who will share their methods and then meet individuals in breakout rooms.
UN DÍA COMO HOY: A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC se estrenaba en Broadwayd

Un 25 de febrero, en 1973, se estrenaba por primera vez en Broadway A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, el musical con música y letra de Stephen Sondheim y libreto de Hugh Wheeler. Inspirado en la película de Ingmar Bergman SMILES OF A SUMMER NIGHT, el musical subía el telón del Shubert Theatre bajo la dirección de Harold Prince y con las coreografías de Patricia Birch.
BWW Flashback: A Look Back on OKLAHOMA's Broadway History

Oklahoma! is back on the Great White Way! Oklahoma! is no stranger to Broadway. In fact, it's been here five times before. Take a look back at the Broadway history of this iconic musical!
Throwing Out My CDs by Ben Rimalower: OKLAHOMA!

In 10th Grade, I was in the chorus of a production of Oklahoma! in the auditorium of my synagogue and it was the best theatrical experience I've ever had. I remember getting home from the closing night cast party and crying myself to sleep. I could cry now putting on the movie or listening to 'The Farmer and the Cowman,' or maybe most of all, if I sing a little bit of the introduction to the title song.
BWW Retrospective: Celebrating 75 Years of Rodgers and Hammerstein's OKLAHOMA!

Celebrating 75 years on the stage! Rodgers & Hammerstein's OKLAHOMA! opened on Broadway at the St. James Theatre on March 31st, 1943, forever changing what we thought musical theatre could be.
Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Welcomes Original A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC Star, Laurence Guittard

Today we are not in praise of women, but, in praise of the original Count Carl-Magnus, Laurence Guittard. One of Broadway's greatest voices swings by Shetler Studios to discuss some of the shows Laurence has appeared, including BAKER STREET, MAN OF LAMANCHA, ANYA, A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, LOVE MATCH, OKLAHOMA, and countless others.
NY Public Library's Information Assistant Michael T. Hearn on A Brief History Of SHE LOVES ME

BroadwayWorld.com continues our exclusive content series, in collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, which delves into the library's unparalleled archives, and resources. Below, check out a piece by Michael T. Hearn, Information Assistant, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts on: A Brief History Of She Loves Me.
FLASH FRIDAY: Barbara Cook, Jerry Bock, Sheldon Harnick Discuss SHE LOVES ME in 1978

SHE LOVES ME was a forgotten musical until a Town Hall concert and a BBC television production revived interest.
Broadway Musical Director Jack F. Lee Passes Away at 86

Jack F. Lee (born John Francis Lee), beloved musical director of both stage and screen, passed away peacefully on March 2, 2016 in his home at the age of 86. Mr. Lee was one of Broadway's leading conductors and musical directors who worked with composers/lyricists John Kander & Fred Ebb, Cy Coleman & Dorothy Fields, Jule Styne, Richard Rogers, Stephen Sondheim, Charles Strouse, Alan Jay Lerner, Maury Yeston, Robert Wright & George Forrest, Sandy Wilson, Bob Merrill, Betty Comden & Adolph Green and Harvey Schmidt & Tom Jones.
STAGE TUBE: Watch Lost Documentary Footage from SONDHEIM: A MUSICAL TRIBUTE

'Sondheim: A Musical Tribute' was the title given to a benefit staged in March 1973. American Musical and Dramatic Academy and the National Hemophilia Foundation first wanted to honor Harold Prince, but he declined, so they chose Stephen Sondheim. Sondheim thought it would be 'merely a dinner,' but it was actually a full-scale production with 33 performers and a 30-piece orchestra, staged on the set of the then-running 'A Little Night Music' at the Shubert Theatre. Below, check out footage from a short documentary that was made about the show.
BWW CD Reviews: Masterwork Broadway's Remastered A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC (Original Soundtrack Recording) Waltzes Well

Stephen Sondheim's A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC holds a special place in my heart. A particularly impressive production at a community theatre was my first time to see a Stephen Sondheim musical staged, and it began my love affair with the man's music. The Tony Award winning and successful 1973 musical features a score written entirely in schmaltzy waltz time signatures and has a delightfully soapy plot derived from Ingmar Bergman's 1955 Swedish film Sommamattens leende (In English: Smiles of a Summer Night). In 1977, a film version of A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC was released, starring Elizabeth Taylor, Lesley-Anne Down, and Diana Rigg, with Len Cariou, Hermione Gingold, and Laurence Guittard reprising their Broadway roles. While the critical reception to the stage musical was glowing, the critical reception of the film was notoriously underwhelming. Despite this, Jonathan Tunick received an Oscar for his orchestrations of the memorable, lovely, and tuneful score, which is magnificently preserved on Masterworks Broadway's digital and CD re-release of A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC (Original Soundtrack Recording).
A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC Soundtrack Available For Pre-Order

The soundtrack for the 1978 feature film adaptation of the celebrated romantic musical A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC by Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler is set to be released in remastered form at long last in a special early release on August 13 (nationwide on September 10) and it is now available for pre-order in either the digital download or CD-R edition.
FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Beautiful FOLLIES Girls

Today, in conjunction with Part II of the BWW Exclusive InDepth InterView: Donna McKechnie, we are taking a look at some clips from two productions of the masterpiece musical known as FOLLIES written by Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman and originally co-directed on Broadway by Hal Prince and Michael Bennett (who also choreographed). 'Who's That Woman' is one of the most legendary - and brilliant, and biting, and unique - dance numbers in Broadway history and in this clip the original choreography is recreated by the star-studded cast of the ‘98 Papermill Playhouse revival starring Donna McKechnie, Dee Hoty, Tony Roberts and Laurence Guittard, as well as Kaye Ballard, Liliane Montevecci, Phyllis Newman and Ann Miller under the supervision of Robert Longbottom and Jerry Mitchell. As a bonus, we also have the number as performed in the original Broadway production. This is something any tried and true Broadway baby surely can't miss!
SOUND OFF: Sondheim Palooza Part 3

Today we are taking a look at the extended streak of genius exhibited by Stephen Sondheim, along with director/producer Hal Prince, following the resounding success of COMPANY in 1970. Throughout the rest of the 70s they would continue to change the form of theatre itself with four momentous musicals tackling every topic from aging showgirls singing one last tune to Ingmar Bergman sunsets and a topic for a concept musical no less epic than the westernization of Japan in the wake of Commodore Perry - plus, who could forget the remorseful Barber and his knife (or should that be “wife“?). Without question, these are four richly-encrusted crowning achievements of a legendary career and these musical jewels are still sparkling and shining, as glistening and beautiful as ever dazzling us and enticing us to inspect them closer...
SOUND OFF: A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC - This NIGHT Smiles

This week, we are taking a listen to the sparkling new cast recording of the hit 2009 Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim & Hugh Wheeler's A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC. While tickets are hard to come by due to the star-wattage on display each night at the Martin Beck, Tommy Krasker & Co. at PS Classics have given us an embarrassment of riches with this near-note-complete, 2-disc recording of the Sondheim masterpiece.
Now Playing: Compilations; 'Redemption Songs'; 'Because'

Reviews of Andrew Lloyd Webber 'Divas'; 'Falling in Love is Wonderful', Daphne Rubin-Vega's 'Redemption Songs', OCR 'I Love You Because'

Laurence Guittard FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Laurence Guittard been in?

Laurence Guittard has appeared on Broadway in 7 shows.

How many West End shows has Laurence Guittard been in?

Laurence Guittard has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Laurence Guittard's first West End show?

Laurence Guittard's first West End show was A Little Night Music which opened in 1995

What awards has Laurence Guittard been nominated for?

Laurence Guittard has been nominated for several awards, including Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for "The Sound of Music," a Performance award at the Theatre World Awards for "A Little Night Music," and a nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for "A Little Night Music."

What awards has Laurence Guittard won?

Laurence Guittard has won the Performance award at the Theatre World Awards for his role in A Little Night Music. He also won the Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for his performance in the same show.

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