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Lou Spisto

 

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2014]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2014]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2013]
Producer

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(from left) Co-Chairs Darlene Shiley and Sheryl White, honoree Audrey Geisel and Exec Photo

(from left) Co-Chairs Darlene Shiley and Sheryl White, honoree Audrey Geisel and Executive Producer Lou Spisto at the 2011 Globe Gala Honoring Audrey Geisel, July 30, 2011. Photo by Carol Sonstein.

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08/08/2011
Audrey Geisel and Old Globe Executive Producer Lou Spisto. Geisel will be honored at  Photo

Audrey Geisel and Old Globe Executive Producer Lou Spisto. Geisel will be honored at The Old Globe's 2011 Gala, July 30, 2011. Photo by Douglas Gates.

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06/03/2011
Darlene Shiley, Sheryl White and Executive Producer Lou Spisto
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Darlene Shiley, Sheryl White and Executive Producer Lou Spisto

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06/03/2011


Avery Glymph, Mark J. Sullivan, Charlie Robinson, Matthew Lopez, Lou Spisto and Giovanna Sardelli

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04/16/2010


Marty Bell, Lou Spisto, Neil Bartram, Brian Hill, Timothy French, and Leslie Arden

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10/16/2006

 

Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 2014]
Producer

[Broadway, 2014]
Producer

[Broadway, 2013]
Producer






Lou Spisto News

Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles to Present A SALUTE TO SONDHEIM Featuring New Work by Photo Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles to Present A SALUTE TO SONDHEIM Featuring New Work by Andrew Lippa & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 3, 2022

Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles announced today that its season will conclude with A Salute to Sondheim, featuring special guest artist John Holiday (NBC’s The Voice and Matthew Aucoin’s Eurydice at The Metropolitan Opera).

BWW Interview: GMCLA Executive Director & Producer Lou Spisto on QUEEN OF THE NIGHT a Photo BWW Interview: GMCLA Executive Director & Producer Lou Spisto on QUEEN OF THE NIGHT at UCLA Royce Hall
by Shari Barrett - Mar 30, 2022

GMCLA's next long-anticipated event, QUEEN of the night, featuring the greatest hits from the critically acclaimed legendary rock band Queen, mixed with opera and high-energy dance numbers performed by the Chorus, live, in-person at UCLA Royce Hall on Saturday, April 2 at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, April 3 at 2:00 p.m. To find out more about the production, I spoke with GMCLA Executive Director & Producer Lou Spisto about the creation of this special event concert

Brian Justin Crum & Alaysha Fox to Join GMCLA's QUEEN OF THE NIGHT Photo Brian Justin Crum & Alaysha Fox to Join GMCLA's QUEEN OF THE NIGHT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 22, 2022

Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles (GMCLA) announced today that “America’s Got Talent” breakout star Brian Justin Crum (Broadway’s Wicked and Next to Normal) and LA Opera’s rising star Alaysha Fox (LA Opera’s Aida) will be special guest stars for QUEEN of the night, featuring the greatest hits from the critically acclaimed, legendary band Queen.

Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles to Present QUEEN OF THE NIGHT Photo Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles to Present QUEEN OF THE NIGHT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 10, 2022

Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles will present QUEEN of the night, featuring the greatest hits from the critically acclaimed legendary band Queen. This long-awaited rock extravaganza is mixed with opera and high-energy dance numbers performed by the Chorus.

Gay Men's Chorus Of Los Angeles Will Perform A Holiday Homecoming at Royce Hall This  Photo Gay Men's Chorus Of Los Angeles Will Perform A Holiday Homecoming at Royce Hall This Month
by Stephi Wild - Dec 6, 2021

Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles (GMCLA) proudly presents A HOLIDAY HOMECOMING, marking its return to live, in-person concerts after a two-year pandemic hiatus. This Los Angeles holiday tradition kicks off GMCLA’s Season 43 at UCLA’s Royce Hall for two concerts only: Saturday, December 11 at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, December 12 at 2:00 p.m.

Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles Announces Season 43 Photo Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles Announces Season 43
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 20, 2021

Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles has announced its new season line-up today, and the return to live, in-person concerts after a nearly two-year pandemic halt.

BWW Interview: GMCLA's Greg Weaver Ever Singing Past The Pandemic Photo BWW Interview: GMCLA's Greg Weaver Ever Singing Past The Pandemic
by Gil Kaan - Aug 7, 2021

Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles (GMCLA) will hold its fundraiser GMCLA’s GALA 2021 August 14, 2021. The GALA will be streamed live from the Toluca Lake home of GMCLA Board Members Greg Weaver and Haig Youredjian, with a limited number of donors attending. Hosted by Kalen Allen, the GALA will be honoring Dr. Jerry Abraham with GMCLA’s annual Voice Award. Had the chance to query Greg on his history with GMCLA.

Gov. Gavin Newsom, Carnie & Wendy Wilson and Melvin Robert Join Gay Men's Chorus LA f Photo Gov. Gavin Newsom, Carnie & Wendy Wilson and Melvin Robert Join Gay Men's Chorus LA for THE CALIFORNIA SOUND
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 18, 2021

On Saturday, March 20 at 8:00 pm, almost a year after it was to perform a program titled The California Sound onstage at Alex Theatre in Glendale, GMCLA will stream this love letter to California and its musical heritage.

VIDEO: Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles Releases World Premiere Virtual Performance Of Photo VIDEO: Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles Releases World Premiere Virtual Performance Of Frank Ticheli's Earth Song
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 22, 2020

As people across the globe join together to express their love and concern for our planet on Earth Day, members of Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles, led by Music Director & Conductor, Ernest H. Harrison, have created a virtual performance of EARTH SONG, by renowned USC composer, Dr. Frank Ticheli.

GMCLA Releases Dance Version Of Viral Song and Presents THE CALIFORNIA SOUND Photo GMCLA Releases Dance Version Of Viral Song and Presents THE CALIFORNIA SOUND
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 3, 2020

Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles' recent performance on The Film Independent Spirit Awards of Gay Spirit Song, viewed over 7 million times online, has just been released in a new Dance version. GMCLA's new Music Director & Conductor Ernest H. Harrison and thirty GMCLA members went back into the studio to work with the song's original composer Greg O'Connor along with GMCLA member Quinn Coleman and the Perry Twins, known for some of the best dance tracks in clubs today, to create this version as a fundraiser for GMCLA: gmcla.com/gayspirit. 

Lou Spisto Videos

BWW TV: Ali MacGraw and Ryan O'Neal Prep to Tour the Country in LOVE LETTERS!
by TV - Press Previews - Feb 28, 2015

Ali MacGraw and Ryan O'Neal will star in an upcoming national tour of LOVE LETTERS, celebrated playwright A.R. Gurney's enduring romance about first loves and second chances. Following a critically-acclaimed Broadway run, the national tour of Gregory Mosher's production will launch in Summer 2015, visiting Los Angeles, Detroit, Boston, Dallas, Baltimore and others to be announced. Full list of cities, dates and ticket on-sale information will be announced at a later time.

VIDEO: Candice Bergen and Alan Alda Talk Broadway's LOVE LETTERS on 'The Talk'
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 10, 2014

Legendary actors Candice Bergen and Alan Alda stopped by CBS's THE TALK to discuss working together for the Broadway revival of A.R. Gurney's LOVE LETTERS.

VIDEO: Alan Alda, Candice Bergen Talk Broadway's LOVE LETTERS on 'Today'
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 13, 2014

Two entertainment legends, Alan Alda and Candice Bergen stopped by this morning's TODAY to talk about working together for the first time in their careers in Broadway's LOVE LETTERS.

VIDEO: LOVE LETTERS' Carol Burnett Shares Iconic Tarzan Call & More on Bravo!
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 15, 2014

Comedy legend Carol Burnett, currently appearing in Broadway's LOVE LETTERS, stopped by this week's WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE on Bravo and looked back on her time on 'The Carol Burnett Show'.

VIDEO: LOVE LETTERS' Carol Burnett Says Performing Is Like 'Walking a Tightrope' on Today
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 10, 2014

Comedy legend Carol Burnett stopped by this morning's TODAY to talk about her role in Broadway's 'Love Letters' and explains that the audience is her partner when she's on stage.

VIDEO: Carol Burnett Talks Broadway's LOVE LETTERS, Looks Back on Variety Show on 'Colbert'
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 9, 2014

Comedy legend Carol Burnett stopped by last night's THE COLBERT REPORT and looked back on her time on 'The Carol Burnett Show' and describes her role in Broadway's 'Love Letters.' Check out the appearance in full below!

BWW TV: THE GLASS MENAGERIE Falls Back with Special Reminder for Fans
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 4, 2013

The Broadway revival of The Glass Menagerie, starring Cherry Jones, Zachary Quinto, Celia Keenan-Bolger and Brian J. Smith, just celebrated Daylight Savings Time in a very appropriate way. The show reminded fans to fall back on Saturday night with a video featuring a line from Tom's opening monologue- "To begin with, I turn back time …' Check out the special video below!

BWW TV: Sneak Peek at West End's STRANGERS ON A TRAIN
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 31, 2013

Laurence Fox, Jack Huston, ChristIan McKay, Miranda Raison, Imogen Stubbs and MyAnna Buring will star in Strangers on a Train by Craig Warner, which will be presented at the Gielgud Theatre in London's West End by Barbara Broccoli, Colleen Camp, Michael G Wilson, Lucky VIII/Lou Spisto, Frederick Zollo and Michael Rose Limited for Strangers (UK) Limited. The production, directed by Robert Allan Ackerman, will preview from Saturday 2 November. This gripping thriller is based on Patricia Highsmith's acclaimed novel, which was the inspiration for Alfred Hitchcock's legendary movie. Check out a sneak peek below!

VIDEO: Quinto & Cast of GLASS MENAGERIE Appear on Charlie Rose
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 4, 2013

The cast of the current Broadway revival of The Glass Menagerie, including Cherry Jones, Zachary Quinto, Celia Keenan-Bolger and Brian J. Smith appeared on the October 3rd broadcast of CHARLIE ROSE on PBS.

STAGE TUBE: The Old Globe's Press Presentation Of SAMMY
by Eddie Varley - Sep 17, 2009

Sammy, a new musical by Oscar and Grammy-winning composer Leslie Bricusse, runs at The Old Globe Sept. 19 through Nov. 8, 2009.