Gender
Male
Born
Nov 23, 1919
Metairie, Louisiana, USA
Died
Sep 28, 2000
New York, New York, USA
Performer Choreographer
Relations
Father of
Michael Gennaro
Father of
Liza Gennaro
Husband of
Jean Kinsella
  • CREDITS
    West Side Story (Mar 19, 2009 - Jan 02, 2011)
    • Original Co-Choreographer: Peter Gennaro
    MusicalDramaRevival
    Annie (Mar 26, 1997 - Oct 19, 1997)
    • Musical Numbers Choregraphed by Peter Gennaro
    MusicalComedyRevival
    3 Penny Opera (Nov 05, 1989 - Dec 31, 1989)
    • Musical Staging by Peter Gennaro
    MusicalDramaRevival
    Jerome Robbins' Broadway (Feb 26, 1989 - Sep 01, 1990)
    • "West Side Story" Co-Choreographer: Peter Gennaro
    MusicalRevue DanceOriginal
    Little Me (Jan 21, 1982 - Feb 21, 1982)
    • Choreographed by Peter Gennaro
    MusicalComedyRevival
    One Night Stand (Never Officially Opened - Oct 25, 1980)
    • Choreographed by Peter Gennaro
    MusicalOriginal
    West Side Story (Feb 14, 1980 - Nov 30, 1980)
    • Co - Choreographed by Peter Gennaro
    MusicalDramaRevival
    Carmelina (Apr 08, 1979 - Apr 21, 1979)
    • Choreographed by Peter Gennaro
    MusicalOriginal
    The American Dance Machine (Jun 14, 1978 - Dec 03, 1978)
    • Featuring choreography from "The Unsinkable Molly Brown" by Peter Gennaro
    SpecialDanceOriginal
    Annie (Apr 21, 1977 - Jan 02, 1983)
    • Choreographed by Peter Gennaro
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Irene (Mar 13, 1973 - Sep 07, 1974)
    • Musical Staging by Peter Gennaro
    MusicalComedyRevival
    Jimmy (Oct 23, 1969 - Jan 03, 1970)
    • Choreographed by Peter Gennaro
    MusicalOriginal
    Bajour (Nov 23, 1964 - Jun 12, 1965)
    • Musical Numbers Staged By Peter Gennaro
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    West Side Story (Apr 08, 1964 - May 03, 1964)
    • Original Co-Choreographer: Peter Gennaro
    MusicalDramaRevival
    Mr. President (Oct 20, 1962 - Jun 08, 1963)
    • Choreographed by Peter Gennaro
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    The Unsinkable Molly Brown (Nov 03, 1960 - Feb 10, 1962)
    • Choreographed by Peter Gennaro
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    West Side Story (Apr 27, 1960 - Dec 10, 1960)
    • Co - Choreographed by Peter Gennaro
    MusicalDramaRevival
    Fiorello! (Nov 23, 1959 - Oct 28, 1961)
    • Choreographed by Peter Gennaro
    MusicalOriginal
    West Side Story (Sep 26, 1957 - Jun 27, 1959)
    • Co - Choreographed by Peter Gennaro
    MusicalDramaOriginal
    Bells Are Ringing (Nov 29, 1956 - Mar 07, 1959)
    • Performer: Peter Gennaro [Carl]
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Seventh Heaven (May 26, 1955 - Jul 02, 1955)
    • Choreographed by Peter Gennaro
    MusicalOriginal
    The Pajama Game (May 13, 1954 - Nov 24, 1956)
    • Also Starring: Peter Gennaro [Worker]
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Guys and Dolls (Nov 24, 1950 - Nov 28, 1953)
    • Performer: Peter Gennaro
      • Dancer -
      • Drunk - Replacement
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Arms and the Girl (Feb 02, 1950 - May 27, 1950)
    • Performer: Peter Gennaro [Dancer]
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    West Side Story (Sep 30, 2010 - Jun 10, 2012)
    • Original Broadway Production Co-Choreographed by Peter Gennaro
    MusicalDramaRevival
    Annie (Aug 23, 2005 - Mar 25, 2007)
    • Original Broadway Musical Staging by Peter Gennaro
    MusicalComedyRevival
    Annie (Jan 13, 2004 - Feb 22, 2004)
    • Original Broadway Choreography by Peter Gennaro
    MusicalComedyRevival
    Annie (Nov 29, 1996 - Mar 21, 1999)
    • Choreographed by Peter Gennaro
    MusicalComedyRevival
    West Side Story (Sep 05, 1995 - Jun 15, 1997)
    • Original Co-Choreographer: Peter Gennaro
    MusicalDramaRevival
    Annie Warbucks (Aug 11, 1992 - Nov 22, 1992)
    • Choreographed by Peter Gennaro
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Singin' in the Rain (Jun 10, 1986 - Jun 07, 1987)
    • Choreographed by Peter Gennaro
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Annie - Fourth National (Sep 11, 1981 - Mar 13, 1983)
    • Musical Numbers Choreographed by Peter Gennaro
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Annie - Third National (Oct 03, 1979 - Oct 24, 1982)
    • Musical Numbers Choreographed by Peter Gennaro
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Annie - Second National (Jun 21, 1978 - Aug 07, 1982)
    • Musical Numbers Choreographed by Peter Gennaro
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Annie - First National (Mar 20, 1978 - Sep 05, 1981)
    • Musical Numbers Choreographed by Peter Gennaro
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Irene (Sep 11, 1974 - May 03, 1975)
    • Musical Numbers Staged by Peter Gennaro
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    West Side Story (Jul 01, 1959 - Apr 23, 1960)
    • Co - Choreographed by Peter Gennaro
    MusicalDramaOriginal
    Jule's Friends at the Palace (May 19, 1974 - May 19, 1974)
    • Performer: Peter Gennaro ["Mu Cha Cha" Performer]
    SpecialBenefitOriginal
  • AWARDS

    Tony Award®

     

    Best Choreography

    1982 | Nominee  | Little Me
    Choreographed by Peter Gennaro

    Best Choreography

    1977 | Winner  | Annie
    Choreographed by Peter Gennaro
     

    Best Choreography

    1973 | Nominee  | Irene
    Musical Staging by Peter Gennaro
     

    Best Choreography

    1965 | Nominee  | Bajour
    Choreographed by Peter Gennaro
     

    Best Choreography

    1960 | Nominee  | Fiorello!
    Choreographed by Peter Gennaro
West Side Story (Mar 19, 2009 - Jan 02, 2011)
  • Original Co-Choreographer: Peter Gennaro
MusicalDramaRevival
Annie (Mar 26, 1997 - Oct 19, 1997)
  • Musical Numbers Choregraphed by Peter Gennaro
MusicalComedyRevival
3 Penny Opera (Nov 05, 1989 - Dec 31, 1989)
  • Musical Staging by Peter Gennaro
MusicalDramaRevival
Jerome Robbins' Broadway (Feb 26, 1989 - Sep 01, 1990)
  • "West Side Story" Co-Choreographer: Peter Gennaro
MusicalRevue DanceOriginal
Little Me (Jan 21, 1982 - Feb 21, 1982)
  • Choreographed by Peter Gennaro
MusicalComedyRevival
One Night Stand (Never Officially Opened - Oct 25, 1980)
  • Choreographed by Peter Gennaro
MusicalOriginal
West Side Story (Feb 14, 1980 - Nov 30, 1980)
  • Co - Choreographed by Peter Gennaro
MusicalDramaRevival
Carmelina (Apr 08, 1979 - Apr 21, 1979)
  • Choreographed by Peter Gennaro
MusicalOriginal
The American Dance Machine (Jun 14, 1978 - Dec 03, 1978)
  • Featuring choreography from "The Unsinkable Molly Brown" by Peter Gennaro
SpecialDanceOriginal
Annie (Apr 21, 1977 - Jan 02, 1983)
  • Choreographed by Peter Gennaro
MusicalComedyOriginal
Irene (Mar 13, 1973 - Sep 07, 1974)
  • Musical Staging by Peter Gennaro
MusicalComedyRevival
Jimmy (Oct 23, 1969 - Jan 03, 1970)
  • Choreographed by Peter Gennaro
MusicalOriginal
Bajour (Nov 23, 1964 - Jun 12, 1965)
  • Musical Numbers Staged By Peter Gennaro
MusicalComedyOriginal
West Side Story (Apr 08, 1964 - May 03, 1964)
  • Original Co-Choreographer: Peter Gennaro
MusicalDramaRevival
Mr. President (Oct 20, 1962 - Jun 08, 1963)
  • Choreographed by Peter Gennaro
MusicalComedyOriginal
The Unsinkable Molly Brown (Nov 03, 1960 - Feb 10, 1962)
  • Choreographed by Peter Gennaro
MusicalComedyOriginal
West Side Story (Apr 27, 1960 - Dec 10, 1960)
  • Co - Choreographed by Peter Gennaro
MusicalDramaRevival
Fiorello! (Nov 23, 1959 - Oct 28, 1961)
  • Choreographed by Peter Gennaro
MusicalOriginal
West Side Story (Sep 26, 1957 - Jun 27, 1959)
  • Co - Choreographed by Peter Gennaro
MusicalDramaOriginal
Bells Are Ringing (Nov 29, 1956 - Mar 07, 1959)
  • Performer: Peter Gennaro [Carl]
MusicalComedyOriginal
Seventh Heaven (May 26, 1955 - Jul 02, 1955)
  • Choreographed by Peter Gennaro
MusicalOriginal
The Pajama Game (May 13, 1954 - Nov 24, 1956)
  • Also Starring: Peter Gennaro [Worker]
MusicalComedyOriginal
Guys and Dolls (Nov 24, 1950 - Nov 28, 1953)
  • Performer: Peter Gennaro
    • Dancer -
    • Drunk - Replacement
MusicalComedyOriginal
Arms and the Girl (Feb 02, 1950 - May 27, 1950)
  • Performer: Peter Gennaro [Dancer]
MusicalComedyOriginal
West Side Story (Sep 30, 2010 - Jun 10, 2012)
  • Original Broadway Production Co-Choreographed by Peter Gennaro
MusicalDramaRevival
Annie (Aug 23, 2005 - Mar 25, 2007)
  • Original Broadway Musical Staging by Peter Gennaro
MusicalComedyRevival
Annie (Jan 13, 2004 - Feb 22, 2004)
  • Original Broadway Choreography by Peter Gennaro
MusicalComedyRevival
Annie (Nov 29, 1996 - Mar 21, 1999)
  • Choreographed by Peter Gennaro
MusicalComedyRevival
West Side Story (Sep 05, 1995 - Jun 15, 1997)
  • Original Co-Choreographer: Peter Gennaro
MusicalDramaRevival
Annie Warbucks (Aug 11, 1992 - Nov 22, 1992)
  • Choreographed by Peter Gennaro
MusicalComedyOriginal
Singin' in the Rain (Jun 10, 1986 - Jun 07, 1987)
  • Choreographed by Peter Gennaro
MusicalComedyOriginal
Annie - Fourth National (Sep 11, 1981 - Mar 13, 1983)
  • Musical Numbers Choreographed by Peter Gennaro
MusicalComedyOriginal
Annie - Third National (Oct 03, 1979 - Oct 24, 1982)
  • Musical Numbers Choreographed by Peter Gennaro
MusicalComedyOriginal
Annie - Second National (Jun 21, 1978 - Aug 07, 1982)
  • Musical Numbers Choreographed by Peter Gennaro
MusicalComedyOriginal
Annie - First National (Mar 20, 1978 - Sep 05, 1981)
  • Musical Numbers Choreographed by Peter Gennaro
MusicalComedyOriginal
Irene (Sep 11, 1974 - May 03, 1975)
  • Musical Numbers Staged by Peter Gennaro
MusicalComedyOriginal
West Side Story (Jul 01, 1959 - Apr 23, 1960)
  • Co - Choreographed by Peter Gennaro
MusicalDramaOriginal
Jule's Friends at the Palace (May 19, 1974 - May 19, 1974)
  • Performer: Peter Gennaro ["Mu Cha Cha" Performer]
SpecialBenefitOriginal

Tony Award®

 

Best Choreography

1982 | Nominee  | Little Me
Choreographed by Peter Gennaro

Best Choreography

1977 | Winner  | Annie
Choreographed by Peter Gennaro
 

Best Choreography

1973 | Nominee  | Irene
Musical Staging by Peter Gennaro
 

Best Choreography

1965 | Nominee  | Bajour
Choreographed by Peter Gennaro
 

Best Choreography

1960 | Nominee  | Fiorello!
Choreographed by Peter Gennaro

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