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Peter Gennaro

 
Date of Birth: November 23, 1919
Date of Death: September 28, 2000 (80)

Birth Place: Metairie, LA, USA

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

Productions

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

Peter Gennaro Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1982 - Best Choreography
Peter Gennaro, Little Me
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1977 - Outstanding Choreography Gold Star
Peter Gennaro, Annie
 
Tony Awards - 1977 - Best Choreography Gold Star
Peter Gennaro , Annie
 
Tony Awards - 1973 - Best Choreography
Peter Gennaro, Irene
 
Tony Awards - 1965 - Best Choreography
Peter Gennaro, Bajour
 
Tony Awards - 1960 - Best Choreography
Peter Gennaro, Fiorello!

Peter Gennaro News

Margie Duncan, Dancer, Actress and Manager of Debbie Reynolds Studio Dies At Age 92 Photo Margie Duncan, Dancer, Actress and Manager of Debbie Reynolds Studio Dies At Age 92
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 25, 2023

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 Photo RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA Opens At Centenary Stage Company
by Stephi Wild - Nov 17, 2022

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 Photo Centenary Stage Company Announces Casting For Rodgers and Hammerstein's CINDERELLA
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 6, 2022

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 Acade Photo Stephanie Pope Lofgren to Teach Fosse Dance Master Classes at Playhouse Theatre Academy This Month
by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 18, 2022

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 Photo Fall Opportunities Abound For Area Youth At Centenary Stage Company
by Stephi Wild - Sep 1, 2022

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 Photo Applications for Centenary Theatre Company's Young Performers Workshop Being Accepted Through September 9
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 22, 2022

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 Photo MJ, PARADISE SQUARE, TICK, TICK...BOOM! and More Win 2022 Chita Rivera Awards
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 20, 2022

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 Photo Broadway Star Tony Yazbeck Joins A TOAST TO HARVEY! at The Triad
by Stephi Wild - Jun 17, 2022

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 Photo Tony Winning Star Joel Grey Joins A TOAST TO HARVEY! At The Triad, June 22
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 10, 2022

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 ‚Ä"  CELEBRATING HARVEY EVANS Comes to The Triad This Month Photo A TOAST TO HARVEY ‚Ä" CELEBRATING HARVEY EVANS Comes to The Triad This Month
by Stephi Wild - Jun 6, 2022

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.

Peter Gennaro Videos

BWW TV: We Think They're Gonna Like It Here- The ANNIE Tour Arrives in NYC!
by TV - On the Road - Dec 8, 2015

Brooklyn's newly restored Kings Theatre (1027 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY) will present the all-new U.S. tour of the beloved musical Annie in a limited 16 performance only engagement at the venue this holiday season, December 15 - 27, 2015. Tickets are on sale now. Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin for the 19th time, this production of Annie is a brand new physical incarnation of the iconic Tony Award¬ģ-winning original.

VIDEO: BWW's 12 Days of Christmas with Guest Editor Richard Jay-Alexander; Day 10 - The Original Broadway ANNIE with Andrea McArdle
by Robert Diamond - Dec 22, 2014

Today we bring you something rare and fun. Via Andrea McArdle and the Original Broadway Cast of ANNIE, is a clip from an Television Special that aired on NBC, in 1977, the year the musical opened on Broadway at the ALVIN Theatre and became a bonafide SMASH! THE ANNIE CHRISTMAS SPECIAL was not particularly good, but was capitalizing on the name of the show that suddenly everyone was talking about.

VIDEO: BWW's 12 Days of Christmas with Guest Editor Richard Jay-Alexander; Day 9 - Judy! Judy! Judy!
by Robert Diamond - Dec 21, 2014

Welcome to Day 9 of BroadwayWorld's 12 Days of Christmas 'video' features. Today, we have something really, really special. SO special, that I will NEVER throw away my VHS copy. I watch it every single year!


Peter Gennaro Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Peter Gennaro been in?
Peter Gennaro has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has Peter Gennaro been in?
Peter Gennaro has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Peter Gennaro been nominated for?
Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for Little Me , Outstanding Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for Annie , Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for Annie , Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for Irene Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for Bajour and Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for Fiorello! .

What awards has Peter Gennaro won?
Outstanding Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for Annieand Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for Annie.