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Larry Kert Headshot
Date Of Birth:
December 05, 1930
Date Of Death:
June 05, 1991 (60)
Birth Place:
Los Angeles, CA, USA
 
Larry Kert Headshot
Date of Birth: December 05, 1930
Date of Death: June 05, 1991 (60)

Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA, USA
VIDEO: Stephen Sondheim, Julie Andrews, Chita Rivera, and More Game Show Appearances  Photo VIDEO: Stephen Sondheim, Julie Andrews, Chita Rivera, and More Game Show Appearances Will Be Shown in BUZZR Marathon Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2021

BUZZR will air a marathon of classic appearances by notable Broadway personalities on game shows on May 16.

UN D√ćA COMO HOY: COMPANY se estrenaba en Londres Photo UN D√ćA COMO HOY: COMPANY se estrenaba en Londres
by Cristina Martinez - Jan 18, 2021

Un d√≠a como hoy, en 1972, el Her Majesty's Theatre acog√≠a por primera vez el musical de Stephen Sodheim COMPANY. Dos a√Īos despu√©s de su estreno en Broadway, la producci√≥n brit√°nica se estrenaba bajo la direcci√≥n de Harold Prince y¬†protagonizada por¬†Larry Kert,¬†Elaine Stritch,¬†Joy Franz, Beth Howland y¬†Donna McKechnie.

UN D√ćA COMO HOY‚Ķ WEST SIDE STORY llega a Broadway Photo UN D√ćA COMO HOY‚Ķ WEST SIDE STORY llega a Broadway
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Sep 26, 2020

Era 26 de septiembre de 1957 cuando el Winter Garden Theater de Broadway acog√≠a el nuevo musical WEST SIDE STORY, con m√ļsica de Leonard Bernstein, letras del entonces novato Stephen Sondheim, libreto de Arthur Laurents y coreograf√≠as de Jerome Robbins. Nadie sab√≠a en aquel momento que lo que estaban viviendo era un acontecimiento que marcar√≠a la historia de Broadway para siempre: El nacimiento de uno de los m√°s grandes cl√°sicos del Teatro Musical.

Watch Judy Kuhn & Seth Rudetsky In Concert Tonight Photo Watch Judy Kuhn & Seth Rudetsky In Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2020

Judy Kuhn is stopping by the Seth Rudetsky Concert Series this weekend! We're looking back at past performances before her show on Sunday!

BWW Interview: At Home With Anita Gillette Photo BWW Interview: At Home With Anita Gillette
by Stephen Mosher - May 18, 2020

This year's recipient for the MAC Award for Lifetime Achievement knows how to thrive, survive and stay alive in a business that can be unforgiving. Anita Gillette doesn't just take the prize, she takes the cake. Here, she talks with Stephen Mosher about her lifetime of achievements.

RECAP: Chita Rivera Told Her WEST SIDE STORY Audition Story on STARS IN THE HOUSE Photo RECAP: Chita Rivera Told Her WEST SIDE STORY Audition Story on STARS IN THE HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2020

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

BWW Interview: John Davidson Takes Canceled Birdland Mother's Day Concert To Facebook Photo BWW Interview: John Davidson Takes Canceled Birdland Mother's Day Concert To Facebook And Begins Weekly Shows
by Stephen Mosher - May 8, 2020

The unstoppable John Davidson goes live online for the first time ever on Mother's Day via his Facebook page and it promises to be a helluva show.

Tales from the West Side: An In-Depth Look at the Evolution of WEST SIDE STORY Photo Tales from the West Side: An In-Depth Look at the Evolution of WEST SIDE STORY
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 8, 2020

Go inside the creation and 63-year evolution of the musical theatre masterpiece, West Side Story.

Showtune Shuffle: Broadway's Leading Men Sing 'Something's Coming' Photo Showtune Shuffle: Broadway's Leading Men Sing 'Something's Coming'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 22, 2020

Some of the most beloved songs of the musical theatre canon come from Bernstein's score, which includes 'Tonight,' 'America,' 'Maria,' and of course, Tony's big Act I moment, 'Something's Coming.' Today, we celebrate the show's return with that very tune, featuring original Tonys Larry Kert (original Broadway cast) and Richard Beymer (1961 film), Broadway leading men Matt Cavenaugh (2009 revival), Jeremy Jordan (2009 revival), Cheyenne Jackson, Gavin Creel, Colton Ryan, Santino Fontana, and Darren Criss, and even Barbra Streisand, Shirley Bassey and Judy Garland.

BWW Feature: How Jerry Herman Changed My Life Over and Over Again Photo BWW Feature: How Jerry Herman Changed My Life Over and Over Again
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 27, 2019

Stephen Mosher's personal tribute to Jerry Herman on the occasion of his death at 88.

The NYC LGBT Historic Sites Project Announces 'Broadway Theater District' Theme Photo The NYC LGBT Historic Sites Project Announces 'Broadway Theater District' Theme
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2019

The NYC LGBT Historic Sites Project has announced the digital publication of its new curated theme, 'Broadway Theater District.' This new collection of over 40 sites celebrates the many LGBT individuals who have contributed their talents to New York City's theater history -- whether as a star with name in flashing lights on the marquee, or a member of the chorus line.

BWW Interview: Larry Raben of WEST SIDE STORY at 5-Star Theatricals Photo BWW Interview: Larry Raben of WEST SIDE STORY at 5-Star Theatricals
by Cary Ginell - Jul 17, 2019

An interview with director Larry Raben, who is utilizing new choreography (Karl Warden), ethnic-accurate casting, and a more athletic approach to the look of 'West Side Story' to bring it into the 21st century. 60 years after its debut, the Bernstein/Sondheim classic still packs relevant punch in today's gun and immigrant-conscious society.

Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Tony Nominee Walter Willison, Part 1 Photo Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Tony Nominee Walter Willison, Part 1
by Behind the Curtain - Apr 15, 2019

We are going two by two today because we are talking, in two parts, to Two by Two star, Tony nominee Walter Willison. In Part 1 of our interview with Walter, we look back on his beginnings in California, followed by the touring life, before appearing in such Broadway shows as Norman, Is That You, Two by Two, Pippin, Wild and Wonderful, and Grand Hotel.

Rita Moreno Will Return to WEST SIDE STORY for Steven Spielberg Reboot Photo Rita Moreno Will Return to WEST SIDE STORY for Steven Spielberg Reboot
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2018

Rita Moreno, who famously played Anita in the original 1962 film version of West Side Story, will return for Steven Spielberg's upcoming adaptation. Moreno will play Valentina, a reconceived version of Doc. She will also serve as an Executive Producer.

VIDEO: Something's Coming for Ansel Elgort! Meet WEST SIDE STORY's New Star Photo VIDEO: Something's Coming for Ansel Elgort! Meet WEST SIDE STORY's New Star
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2018

As BroadwayWorld reported yesterday, film star Ansel Elgort (Baby Driver, The Fault In Our Stars) has been cast in the leading role of Tony in Steven Spielberg's upcoming remake of the movie musical West Side Story. Elgort will be stepping into the iconic role originated by Larry Kert on Broadway and embodied by Richard Beymer in the classic film.

Te Adoro, Anton! Ansel Elgort to Play Tony in Steven Spielberg WEST SIDE STORY Photo Te Adoro, Anton! Ansel Elgort to Play Tony in Steven Spielberg WEST SIDE STORY
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 1, 2018

Something's coming! It has been revealed that film star Ansel Elgort (Baby Driver, The Fault In Our Stars) has been cast in the leading role of Tony in Steven Spielberg's upcoming remake of the movie musical West Side Story.

Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Legendary Broadway Dancer, Harvey Eva Photo Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Legendary Broadway Dancer, Harvey Evans
by Behind the Curtain - Jun 17, 2018

A dancer's life on Broadway can be limited, but, if you are Harvey Evans, your abilities have no boundaries. From his first Broadway credit in 1957's New Girls In Town, Harvey's incredible resume includes the original Broadway productions of West Side Story, Redhead, Gypsy, Hello Dolly, Anyone Can Whistle, George M, Our Town, The Boyfriend, Follies, Sextet, Barnum, Sunset Boulevard, and The Scarlet Pimpernel!

BWW Interview: Linda Lavin Is Living for Her Cafe Carlyle Debut! Photo BWW Interview: Linda Lavin Is Living for Her Cafe Carlyle Debut!
by Richard Ridge - May 3, 2018

For over five plus decades Linda Lavin has enraptured audiences on stage, screen and television. She won the triple crown- Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for her heart -breaking performance in Neil Simon's 'Broadway Bound'. She is known to million of fans as 'Alice' on her 9 -year ground breaking TV Series for which she won two Golden Globes. Celebrated playwrights Nicky Silver, Donald Margulies, Richard Greenberg and Charles Busch have written memorable and award winning roles for her. This renaissance woman does everything.

Funeral Service to Be Held Today for Beloved Stagedoor Manor Teacher Michael Larsen Photo Funeral Service to Be Held Today for Beloved Stagedoor Manor Teacher Michael Larsen
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2017

The theatre and music world lost a great friend and mentor with the passing of Michael Larsen, who was instrumental in shaping the careers of many stars of theatre, film and television. Larsen died suddenly on Thursday, October 26, 2017, after suffering with a heart condition for many years. He was 57.

Industry Exclusive: The Story of Music Publisher Martin Bandier and His Tempting Broa Photo Industry Exclusive: The Story of Music Publisher Martin Bandier and His Tempting Broadway Opportunity
by Jay Landers - Oct 16, 2017

What do the Beatles, Dylan, Sting, Stones, Beyonc , Gaga, Madonna, the Taylors (Swift and James), Queen, Elvis, Bowie, Pink, Adele, the Monkees and Snoop Dog all have in common?

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