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Peter Gennaro (1919–2000)

Peter Gennaro was born in Metairie, Louisiana on November 23, 1919. He made his Broadway debut in the ensemble of Make Mine Manhattan (starring Sid Caesar) in 1948 (this is somewhat in dispute as some biographies claim he debuted in 1950's Arms and the Girl), and Guys and Dolls (1950). He first drew notice from theatergoers as a member of the trio... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

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 1977 The 'Annie' Christmas Show (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1968 Mitzi (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1967-1968 The Kraft Music Hall (TV Series) (choreographer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.37 (1968) ... (choreographer)
- Physical Phitness (1968) ... (choreographer)
- A Grand Night for Swinging (1968) ... (choreographer)
- Woody Allen Looks at 1967 (1967) ... (choreographer)
 1966 Brigadoon (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1964 The Unsinkable Molly Brown (choreographer)
 1963 The Judy Garland Show (TV Series) (choreographer)
 1961 West Side Story (co-choreographer - uncredited)
 1958 The Polly Bergen Show (TV Series) (choreography by - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.14 (1958) ... (choreography by)
 1957 Producers' Showcase (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- Mr. Broadway (1957) ... (choreographer)
 1956 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- Judy Garland Musical Special (1956) ... (choreographer)
 1950 Your Hit Parade (TV Series) (dance director - 1958-1959)
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Other Works:

Stage Play: West Side Story. Musical (revival). Book by Arthur Laurents. Music by Leonard Bernstein. Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Translations: Lin-Manuel Miranda. Music orchestrated by Leonard Bernstein, Sid Ramin and Irwin Kostal. Musical Director: Patrick Vaccariello. Choreography Reproduced by Joey McKneely. Associate Director: David ... See more »

Alternate Names:

Peter Gennaro Dancers | The Peter Gennaro Dancers
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Children: daughter Liza, son Michael. See more »

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Sagittarius

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