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Bob Fosse

Stage Name

Birth Name

Bob Fosse Robert Louis Fosse
The Riff Brothers  

   Bob Fosse was a extremely talented choreographer, dancer and actor who was born into a vaudeville family. By age 13 he was already touring with his own dance act, called "The Riff Brothers" and by age fifteen would already be doing choreography. As an adult he would do a stint in the Navy and upon his release would take up acting as well as continue his dancing. In 1948 he would appear in the chorus of 'Call Me Mister'. Finally ending up in Hollywood, he would do a few films including 'Kiss Me Kate' in 1958.   

   Fosse's style consisted of: Tap, Jazz, Ballet and Modern dance. By 1973 he received three Emmy Awards. Fosse's choreography was energetic, sexy, cool and clean.

Fosse Logo - Unknown

Birth Place

Birth Date

Spouse

Offspring

Chicago, IL 6/23/1927 - 9/23/1987 1949 - Mary Ann Niles Nicole Fosse
    1951 - Joan McCracken  
      1960 - Gwen Verdon

Dance Types

Dance Partners

Music Titles

Ballet Doris Day Fosse Broadway Soundtrack CD - 1999
Jazz Mary Ann Niles      
Modern Rita Gardner      
Tap Shirley Maclaine      
  Viveca Lindfors      

Related Fosse Posters

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Chicago 2002
Chicago
Chicago 2002
Chicago
Chicago 2002:
Cabaret
Cabaret (Italian)
Cabaret
Cabaret Poster
Liza Minnelli
Liza in Cabaret
Liza Minnelli
Liza In Cabaret

Night Clubs

Theaters

Stage

n/a 46th St Theater (1955) 1948 - Call Me Mister(Dancer)
      Adelphi Theater (1957) 1950 - Dance Me A Song(Dancer)
      Alvin Theater (1956) 1952 - Pal Joey(Understudy)
      Ambassador Theater (1980) 1954 - The Pajama Game(Choreo)
      Anta Playhouse (1961) 1955 - Damn Yankees(Choreo & Staging)
      Broadhurst Theater (1952) 1956 - Bells Are Ringing(Choreo)
    Theatre Royal (Drury Lane London 1983) 1957 - New Girl In Town(Choreo)
      Imperial Theater (1972) 1959 - Redhead(Directed & Choreo)
      Lunte-Fontaine (1962) 1961 - How To Succeed In Business...(Choreo)
      Minskoff Theater 1961 - The Conquering Hero(Choreo)
      Palace Theater (1966) 1962 - Little Me(Directed & Choreo)
      Royale Theater (1950) 1963 - Pal Joey(dancer, revival)
      Shubert Theater (1954) 1966 & 72 & 82 - Sweet Charity(Choreo)
      St. James Theater (1954) 1972 - Pippin'(Choreo)
      Winter Garden Theater (1974) 1974 - Liza!(Choreo)
            1975 - Chicago(Choreo)
            1978 - American Dance Machine(Choreo)
            1978 - Dancin'(Choreo)
            1983 - Dancin' 83(Choreo)
            1986 - Big Deal(Choreo)
        1999 - Fosse

Films

Television

Publications

$ 1953 - Kiss Me Kate [ DVD] (Actor) 1972 - Liza with a Z (choreo ) 1/10/1959 - Picture Show Mag. (Cover)
$ 1953 - Give The Girl a Break       11/60 - Theater Arts Magazine
$ 1953 - The Affairs of Dobe Gillis       1978 - US Magazine
$ 1954 - White Christmas       2/1979 - American Film
$ 1955 - My Sister Eileen       2/1980 - After Dark Magazine
$ 1957- The Pajama Game (choreo)       $ 1980 Audition Book by Fosse
$ 1958 - Damn Yankees ( Mambo Dncr)       $ All His Jazz: The Life and Death of Bob Fosse
$ 1967- How To Succeed In Business... [ DVD ]      
    $ 1996 - Bob Fosse's Broadway (Meddow)
$ 1969 - Sweet Charity [ DVD]       $ Razzle Dazzle: The Life and Works of Bob Fosse
$ 1972 - Cabaret [ DVD]      
$ 1974 - Little Prince [ DVD]            
$ 1979 - All That Jazz [ DVD]            
$ 1981 - Pippin [ DVD]            
$ 1985 - A Chorus Line [ DVD]            
1998 - Star 80            
$ 2000 - Fosse[DVD]            
2003 - Broadways Lost Treasures [ DVD]            
2003 Chicago ( Wide screen DVD) [DVD]            
U-Cabaret (French)        

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