"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!"

Sheldon Harnick, Lyricist of "Fiddler on the Roof”
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"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."

Keith Herrmann, Composer of "Romance/Romance”
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"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…"

Dean Pitchford, Author (book/lyrics) of “Footloose”
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"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."

Ted Swindley, Author of "Always…Patsy Cline”
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"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."

Carol Hall, Composer/lyricist of "To Whom It May Concern”
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"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."

Tom Snow, Composer of “Footloose”
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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

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