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Sheldon Harnick
lyricist of
"Fiddler on the Roof"

"Congratulations on the "Fiddler" reviews. Well earned! I loved the production and I particularly loved the choreography. As I've told a number of friends, you not only replicated the Robbins choreography, you did it with deep and gratifying understanding of what Robbins was trying to accomplish. So that I had the feeling that what I was seeing had been choreographed by Jerry himself. And for that I thank you!" read more
Keith Herrmann
composer of

"Recently, I had the privilege of experiencing a production of "Romance/Romance" produced at the Fulton Opera House in Lancaster, PA directed by Gary John La Rosa which was staggeringly great." read more
Dean Pitchford
author (book/lyrics) of
"But I wasn’t prepared for what I experienced when, three weeks later, I flew to Sacramento and saw the stunning job that Gary John had done…" read more
Ted Swindley
author of
"Always…Patsy Cline"
"I have observed Mr. La Rosa’s excellent work on two productions of my show and will certainly recommend him to direct future productions of it." read more
Carol Hall
composer/lyricist of
"To Whom It May Concern"
"I have spoken to a number of directors as this play has been done around the United States, and of them all, Gary John La Rosa was the most independently creative." read more

Tom Snow
composer of "Footloose"

"Terrific cast; strong voices, solid acting and altogether downright appealing. You could teach a course on how to make an economic and highly portable show look rich and delicious! I am one grateful composer." read more

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“Director and choreographer Gary John La Rosa has pulled together a polished soulful show. The kind that asks you to just kick back and enjoy yourself.”

David Brooks Andrews – Metrowest Daily News