Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
Maurice Jarre to Lawrence N. Kasha
Lawrence N. Kasha Biography (1933-)
Born December, 1933, in Brooklyn, NY; son of Irving (a hair stylist) and Rose(a hair stylist; maiden name, Katz) Kasha. Addresses: HOME--2229 Gloaming Way, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.
- Birth Details
- December, 1933
- Brooklyn, New York, United States
- FIRST BROADWAY STAGE WORK--Production assistant, Silk Stockings, ImperialTheatre, 1955.
Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE WORK
- Stage manager, Li'l Abner, St. James Theatre, New York City, 1956.
- stage manager, Whoop-Up, Shubert Theatre, New York City, 1958.
- stage manager, Happy Town, 54th Street Theatre, New York City, 1959.
- stage manager, How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying, 46th Street Theatre, New York City, 1961.
- Director, musical comedies at the Colonie Summer Theatre, Latham, NY, 1959.
- producer, Parade, Players Theatre, New York City, 1960, then producer anddirector, same production, Hollywood Center Theatre, CA, 1961.
- producer, Future Perfect, Cape Playhouse, Dennis, MA, 1961.
- director, Guys and Dolls and The Most Happy Fella, O'Keefe Center, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1962.
- director, Anything Goes, Orpheum Theatre, New York City, 1962.
- producer and director, "The Con Edison Show" (industrial), New York City,1963.
- producer and director, Plain and Fancy, Westchester Theatre, NY, 1963.
- co-producer, She Loves Me, Eugene O'Neill Theatre, New York City, 1963.
- directed musicals at the Dallas Summer Musicals, State Fair Music Hall, 1963.
- director, A More Perfect Union, La Jolla Playhouse, CA, 1963.
- associate director, Funny Girl, Winter Garden Theatre, New York City, 1964.
- The Sound of Music, San Bernardino Civic Light Opera, CA, 1964.
- director, Bajour, Shubert Theatre, New York City, 1964.
- Director, Funny Girl, Prince of Wales Theatre, London, 1966.
- director, Showboat, New York State Theatre, New York City, 1966.
- co-producer, A Mother's Kisses, Shubert Theatre, New Haven, CT, 1968.
- producer, Hadrian VII, Helen Hayes Theatre, New York City, 1969.
- director, Mame, London production, 1969.
- co-producer, Applause, Palace Theatre, New York City, 1970.
- director, Lovely Ladies, Kind Gentlemen, Majestic Theatre, New York City,1970.
- co-producer, Father's Day, John Golden Theatre, New York City, 1971.
- co-producer, Inner City, Ethel Barrymore Theatre, New York City, 1971.
- co-producer, Seesaw, Uris Theatre, New York City, 1973.
- co-producer, No Hard Feelings, Martin Beck Theatre, New York City, 1973.
- co-writer, producer, and director, Heaven Sent, New Las Palmas Theatre, Los Angeles, 1978.
- co-producer, Woman of the Year, Palace Theatre, New York City, 1981.
- co-writer and co-producer, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Alvin Theatre, New York City, 1982.
Credits; MAJOR TOURS
- Stage manager, Silk Stockings, U.S. cities, 1956.
- director, Li'l Abner, U.S. cities, 1956.
- director, Silk Stockings, High Button Shoes, The Male Animal, South Pacific, Desert Song, summer tours, 1960.
- director, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, summer tour, 1961.
- director, Camelot, U.S. cities, 1964.
- co-producer, The Coffee Lover, pre-Broadway tour, 1966.
- director, Cactus Flower, U.S. cities, 1968.
- director, Star Spangled Girl, 1968.
- co-writer, producer, and director, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, U.S.cities, 1978.
Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION WORK; SPECIALS
- Producer, Applause, CBS, 1973.
- Producer, Another April, CBS, 1974.
- Producer, Rosenthal & Jones, CBS, 1975.
- Producer, Busting Loose, CBS, 1977.
- Producer, Komedy Tonite, NBC, 1978.
- PLAYS,PRODUCED (With Hayden Griffin) The Pirate, 1968.
- (with Lionel Wilson) Where Have You Been, Billy Boy, 1969.
- (with David S. Landay) Heaven Sent, New Las Palmas Theatre, Los Angeles,1978.
- (with Landay) book, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, toured, 1978, AlvinTheatre, New York City, 1982.
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