Peter Gennaro

Date of Death: September 28, 2000 (80)

Birth Place: Metairie, LA, USA

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Peter Gennaro STAGE CREDITS

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1956
Ensemble/Other Roles

Carl

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1954
Worker

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1950
Dancer

Drunk [Replacement]

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1950
Dancer

Peter Gennaro Productions

 
[US Tour, 2010]
Co-Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 2009]
Co-Choreographer
 
[US Tour, 2005]
Choreographer
 
[West End, 1998]
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[Broadway, 1997]
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[Off-Broadway, 1993]
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[Broadway, 1989]
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[Broadway, 1989]
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[Broadway, 1982]
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[Broadway, 1980]
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[Broadway, 1979]
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[West End, 1978]
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[West End, 1978]
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[Broadway, 1977]
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[Broadway, 1973]
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[Broadway, 1969]
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[Broadway, 1964]
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[Broadway, 1962]
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[US Tour, 1962]
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[Broadway, 1960]
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[Broadway, 1960]
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[Broadway, 1959]
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[US Tour, 1959]
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[West End, 1958]
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[Broadway, 1957]
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[Broadway, 1955]
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[Broadway, 1980]
Choreographer

Peter Gennaro Awards and Nominations

Tony Awards - 1982 - Best Choreography

Peter Gennaro, Little Me

Tony Awards - 1960 - Best Choreography

Peter Gennaro, Fiorello!

Peter Gennaro Videos

Peter Gennaro News


Feature: Kids Can Take to the Stage in Shakespeare with a Twist at The Patchogue Theatre This Fall!

Let your child explore the magic of theater in the most enchanting way this year! The Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts proudly presents a contemporary rendition of Shakespeare's timeless comedy “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” tailored especially for young stars aged 7 and above - as part of their new Act Out Theatre program.

Margie Duncan, Dancer, Actress and Manager of Debbie Reynolds Studio Dies At Age 92

Margie Duncan passed away after a brief illness on January 3, 2023 at her home in Porter Ranch, California, surrounded by her loving family. She was 92 years old.

RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA Opens At Centenary Stage Company

Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella, The Enchanted Edition opens December 1 at 7:30 pm in Centenary Stage Company's Sitnik Theatre. Performances will run December 1-11 715 Grand Avenue, Hackettstown, NJ

Centenary Stage Company Announces Casting For Rodgers and Hammerstein's CINDERELLA

This holiday season, Centenary Stage Company will present Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella. Performances will run December 1-11 in the Sitnik Theatre of the Lackland Performing Arts Center of the Centenary University campus at 715 Grand Avenue, Hackettstown, NJ.

Stephanie Pope Lofgren to Teach Fosse Dance Master Classes at Playhouse Theatre Academy This Month

Playhouse Theatre Academy will welcome back Stephanie Pope Lofgren for two exciting Fosse master classes. Stephanie is currently directing Playhouse on Park’s production of LADY DAY AT EMERSON’S BAR AND GRILL, which tells the story of Billie Holiday’s final performance.

Fall Opportunities Abound For Area Youth At Centenary Stage Company

The deadline to apply for the 2022 Fall Session of Centenary Stage Company's Young Performer's Workshop is September 9 and the program will run from September 10 through December 18.

Applications for Centenary Theatre Company's Young Performers Workshop Being Accepted Through September 9

The deadline to apply for the 2022 Fall Session of Centenary Stage Company's Young Performer's Workshop is September 9 and the program will run from September 10 through December 18.

MJ, PARADISE SQUARE, TICK, TICK...BOOM! and More Win 2022 Chita Rivera Awards

Winners for the 2022 Chita Rivera Awards have been announced! In keeping with the mission of the Chita Rivera Awards, nominators considered outstanding choreography, featured dancers, and ensemble in shows on Broadway and Off Broadway, as well as outstanding choreography in film that opened pre-Covid as well as in the 2021-2022 season.

Broadway Star Tony Yazbeck Joins A TOAST TO HARVEY! at The Triad

Complete casting announced for the Harvey Evans Tribute includes Jim Brochu, Anita Gillette, Joel Grey, Kurt Peterson, Marianne Tatum, Penny Worth and Tony Yazbeck, directed by Lawrence Leritz. Tony nominated Broadway star Tony Yazbeck will join A Toast to Harvey - Celebrating the Life and Career of Harvey Evans on Wednesday, June 22nd, from 6 - 9 PM at The Triad Theatre.

Tony Winning Star Joel Grey Joins A TOAST TO HARVEY! At The Triad, June 22

Joel Grey, the Academy Award, Tony Award and Golden Globe winning star will join A Toast to Harvey - Celebrating the Life and Career of Harvey Evans on Wednesday, June 22nd, from 6 - 9PM at The Triad Theatre.

A TOAST TO HARVEY �" CELEBRATING HARVEY EVANS Comes to The Triad This Month

The evening will be hosted by his good friend and fellow hoofer, Lee Roy Reams, and features performances and remembrances by Jim Brochu, Anita Gillette, Kurt Peterson, Marianne Tatum and Penny Worth and directed by DO40 board member Lawrence Leritz, producer and choreographer of The Triad Theatre's hit show Boobs! The Musical.

Sutton Foster, Robyn Hurder, Hugh Jackman, Myles Frost & More Nominated for 2022 Chita Rivera Awards - See the Full List!

Nominations for the 2022 Chita Rivera Awards were announced today. In keeping with the mission of the Chita Rivera Awards, nominators considered shows and films that opened during the 2019-2022 theater season. See the full list.

Broadway Choreographer Liza Gennaro To Be Featured At The Players For Exclusive Book Talk And Signing

Broadway choreographer Liza Gennaro will lead a talk and signing for her new book Making Broadway Dance at The Players, a historic membership club in a Gramercy Park South Gothic Revival mansion, on March 2, 2022.

BWW Exclusive: A History of ANNIE on Broadway and Beyond

Tonight, NBC will air its sixth live musical production. Following in the footsteps of The Sound of Music, Peter Pan, The Wiz, Hairspray, and Jesus Christ Superstar, the peacock network will be presenting Annie. Based on Harold Gray's comic strip titled Little Orphan Annie, this musical tells the story of a little orphan with equal measures of pluck and positivity who charms everyone's hearts, despite a next-to-nothing start in New York City in the year 1933.

VIDEO: Eastlake Dance Company Performs Dance At The Gym Suite From WEST SIDE STORY

Resilient to the conditions set forth by the COVID-19 pandemic, these students excelled in adapting and performing exceptionally quickly. Remarkably, the students learned all of the choreography in 4 zoom sessions and one in-person rehearsal.

Rosemary Novellino-Mearns Tells Her Story With SAVING RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL

Join us when Rosemary Novellino-Mearns, former member of the Radio City Music Hall Ballet Company & Dance Captain & author of 'Saving Radio City Music Hall: A Dancer's True Story,' and Bill Mearns, former Radio City Music Hall singer and Captain of the Singers, present their delightful, informative, and true story of saving Radio City Music Hall. 

RECAP: Chita Rivera Told Her WEST SIDE STORY Audition Story on STARS IN THE HOUSE

Stars in The House, benefiting The Actors Fund, continued Saturday night (8pm) for An Evening with Chita Rivera and Friends.

Chita Rivera Talks CHICAGO, WEST SIDE STORY and More on STARS IN THE HOUSE

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the Actors Fund, the national human services organization for everyone in performing arts and entertainment, has teamed with SiriusXM Broadway host Seth Rudetsky and his husband, producer James Wesley, to produce a daily online show, entitled Stars in The House, featuring stars of stage and screen.

Wake Up With BWW 2/17: MCP Presents its One-Night JOSEPH... Concert, and More!

Today's top stories: MCP presents its one-night Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat concert tonight at Lincoln Center, and more!

Get to Know WEST SIDE STORY Choreographer Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker

For the first time in its 60-plus year history and six productions on Broadway, West Side Story - a musical whose iconic dance scenes have an instant recognizability in both the musical theater world and in culture in general - will not include the original Jerome Robbins and Peter Gennaro choreography. This Ivo van Hove-led revival of the classic has thrown away convention and brought in the talents of a choreographer iconic in her own right, to bring this musical into the modern age.

Peter Gennaro FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Peter Gennaro has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

Peter Gennaro has not appeared in the West End

Peter Gennaro has been nominated for several prestigious awards throughout his career. He received nominations for Best Choreography at the Tony Awards for his work in "Little Me," "Annie," "Irene," "Bajour," and "Fiorello!" Additionally, he was also nominated for Outstanding Choreography at the Drama Desk Awards for "Annie." These nominations highlight Gennaro's talent and contributions to the world of Broadway choreography.

Peter Gennaro has won several awards for his choreography. He received the Outstanding Choreography award at the Drama Desk Awards for his work on the musical "Annie." Additionally, he won the Best Choreography award at the Tony Awards for the same production of "Annie."

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