Concerts: Uplifting singing from my heart to your heart

Concerts can be customized to the character of the audience, length of the program, and sophistication of the setting and equipment, in terms of songs, stories, humor, dancing and audience interaction.

One-man shows

Larry has created two one-man shows that cover his life’s seven decades of stories, songs, humor and dance:

“Growing Up Larry” (90 minutes) – a theater piece chronicling his turning-point episodes and featuring his life’s challenges, lessons, and victories.

“Larry’s Cabaret Show” (45 minutes) – a series of inspirational messages and happy songs that uplift the outlook and energy of elderly audiences from residential and health-care communities.

Past Performances of Larry’s One-Man Shows

1. September 30, 2014, “Growing Up Larry – Riding the Roller Coaster,” Private Event, Soderberg Bronze Gallery, Sedona, Arizona.

2. October 14, 2014, “Growing Up Larry – Riding the Roller Coaster,” World Premiere, Stargate Theatre, Sedona, Arizona.

3. November 13, 2014, “Growing Up Larry – Riding the Roller Coaster,” Australia Premiere, Private Event, San Remo, New South Wales, Australia.

4. November 22, 2014, “Growing Up Larry – Riding the Roller Coaster,” Private Event, Australian Consciousness Conference, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Northern Territory, Australia.

5. February 9, 2015, “Growing Up Larry – The Gay Story Line,” Sedona/Verde Valley PFLAG, The Church of the Red Rocks, Sedona, Arizona.

6. February 15, 2015, “Growing Up Larry – The Wandering Jew,” Jewish Community of Sedona and the Verde Valley, Sedona, Arizona.

7. March 10, 2015, “Larry’s Cabaret Show,” Kachina Point Health Care & Rehab Center, Sedona, Arizona.

8. April 18, 2015, “Highlights of ‘Growing Up Larry,’” New York City Documentary Making Group, Sedona, Arizona.

9. May 2, 2015, “Larry’s Cabaret Show,” Sedona Community Center, Volunteer Appreciation Day, Sedona, Arizona.

10. May 4, 2015, “Larry’s Cabaret Show,” The Susan J. Rheem Adult Day Center, Cottonwood, Arizona.

11. May 13, 2015, “Larry’s Cabaret Show,” Christian Care Senior Lifestyle Community, Cottonwood, Arizona.

12. June 17, 2015, “Growing Up Larry – My Liberation from The Lie,” Posse Grounds Hub, Sedona, Arizona.

13. September 9, 2015, “Growing Up Larry – My Liberation from The Lie,” Star & Garter Hotel, Linlithgow, Scotland

14. November 14, 2015, “Growing Up Larry – My Liberation from The Lie,” Center for Positive Living, Sedona-Village of Oak Creek, Arizona.

15. November 21, 2015, “Larry’s Cabaret Show,” Cottonwood Village, Cottonwood, Arizona.

16. April 1, 2016, “Growing Up Larry – My Liberation from The Lie,” Unity of Sedona, Sedona, Arizona

17. April 21, 2016, “Larry’s Cabaret Show,” Sedona Historical Society Volunteers Appreciation Event, Sedona Heritage Museum’s Barn, Sedona, Arizona

18. May 19, 2016, “Growing Up Gay – Opening Act for the Film ‘Bridegroom’,” Mental Health Coalition Verde Valley, PFLAG Sedona/Verde Valley, and Sedona International Film Festival, Mary D. Fisher Theatre, Sedona, Arizona

19. June 25, 2016, “Growing Up Larry – My Liberation from The Lie,” Integral Sedona, Sedona Public Library, Sedona, Arizona

20. August 19, 2016, “Growing Up Larry – My Liberation from The Lie,” Nielsen House, Spanish Fork, Utah

21. October 18, 2016, “Growing Up Larry – My Liberation from The Lie,” Sedona Yoga & Healing, Church of the Golden Age, Sedona, Arizona

22. November 18, 2016, “Growing Up Larry – My Liberation from The Lie,” Sedona Vortex Center at The Collective Sedona, Village of Oak Creek, Arizona

23. January 22, 2017, “Growing Up Larry – My Liberation from The Lie,” Sedona Vortex Center at The Collective Sedona, Village of Oak Creek, Arizona

 

86 Testimonials

“Through song and story, I experienced Larry’s life journey. I smiled, laughed and cried as Larry drew me in and shared how he has accepted his authentic self, which defied his family and culture’s rules of who he should be. Thank you for the inspiration and wisdom of the Growing Up Larry show.”

– L. Engelhardt, Spiritual Book Author, Sedona, AZ

“The one-man show, Growing Up Larry was awesome, enlightening, humorous, heartbreaking and healing! Larry is a fantastic actor, singer, writer, inspiration and healer. My heart was touched and healed in so many ways. When you see the show for yourself, you will laugh and cry, but most of all you will feel the love pouring out from this extremely courageous man’s loving heart.”

– B. Laster, Medical Intuitive, Sedona, AZ

“Larry’s show was entertaining from beginning to end, captivating with moments of sadness and joy and the raw vulnerability he shared with the audience. One impactful message was to live our lives out of the box and give ourselves permission to express our authentic selves, and explore our creativity, joy and freedom. In his life’s exploration of seeking this illusive love, he found the Beloved God Self!”

– D. Roberts, Yoga Instructor, Sedona, AZ

“The Growing Up Larry show is a pure delight! This is the creation of a talented man, coming from his heart and sharing profound life messages. I’ve seen Larry perform this show several times; and as he has been growing, I find his show to be more and more inspiring! I laughed, I was moved to tears, and a few times I lost my breath. What a wonderful, deeply moving experience! Bravo!”

– I. Greene, Spiritual Healer, Sedona, AZ

“’Growing Up Larry’ is much more than a sentimental journey … it is a fascinating exploration of a fascinating man, presented by that very wonderful man. Larry’s story is instructive, sad and sweet; his twinkle-in-the-eye performance is warm and sincere. One cannot help but admire, enjoy, and grow with ‘Growing Up Larry’.”

– C. Schudson, Wisconsin Reserve Judge Emeritus, Sedona, AZ

“Larry’s show was amazing and so is HE. Time to take it on the road. Larry’s story is everyone’s story. Anyone who sees this show will be positively impacted. Kudos to you, Larry.

– L. Petty, Singer and Caretaker, Sedona, AZ

“’Growing Up Larry’ is much more than a sentimental journey … it is a fascinating exploration of a fascinating man, presented by that very wonderful man. Larry’s story is instructive, sad and sweet; his twinkle-in-the-eye performance is warm and sincere. One cannot help but admire, enjoy, and grow with ‘Growing Up Larry’.”

– C. Schudson, Wisconsin Reserve Judge Emeritus, Sedona, AZ

“Larry is a gorgeous man. He is like a wonderful elf, spreading loving magic in the world.”

– H. Fujimoto, organic agricultural company president, Tokyo, Japan

“It’s like you want to bundle up Larry in his one-man show, and send him as a box of chocolates to all your friends. ☺”

– M. Norwood, Technology Entrepreneur, Sedona, AZ

“I thoroughly enjoyed Larry’s ‘Growing up Larry,’ a one-man show! I laughed, I cried, I sang and I smiled. As a man who strives to be authentic, I was inspired by the way he shared his truths with vulnerability, humor and passion. His show made me want to learn more about myself and my relationships, and how to communicate what I learn with those I care about. I would recommend this show to anyone who values personal growth, understanding and community. Thank you, Larry, for modeling and sharing being a fully integrated man!”

– J. Hovermill, Associate Professor of Mathematics, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ

“Larry’s show is pure delight. He has beautifully integrated sorrows, joys, pain, excitement and fun-filled memoirs into heartfelt song and dance. Anyone attending can gain an inspirational, poetic and optimistic perspective of life.”

– A. Alibrio, Naturopathic Physician, Cottonwood, AZ

“The ’Growing Up Larry’ show shines in a idyllic way as it addresses the complexity and essence of life. It comes alive in Larry’s vivid personal stories and nostalgic songs. In the tradition of a classic Broadway show, Larry’s performance oscillates between love/happiness and sadness/fear. His songs nail the meaning of life as a choice between illusion and reality.”

– J. Su, Artist and Concept Designer, New York, NY

“Larry’s one-man show was a refreshing performance, enjoyed by the entire audience of mainly New Yorkers. The show enabled me to visit the 20th century, in a moving and thought-provoking way. It felt like vaudeville, with the right blend of singing, spoken word, humor, and some two-steping. Buffo and kudos to my man, Larry.”

– J.M. Ragin, Teacher to the Elderly, Atlanta, GA

“Larry, your one-man show and your website are an inspiration. I walk much more comfortably knowing that you are there and sharing it with the world.”

– A. Ferguson, Life Coach, Edinburgh, Scotland

“Larry’s one-man show, a musical escapade through his multidimensional life, is full of laughter and pathos. His singing and prancing feet bring to mind images of classic vaudeville performers. His transitions between storytelling and songs are carried through with smooth professional aplomb. Indeed, Larry’s talent belongs on Broadway.”

– L. Ying, Ph.D., Creator, KLYSTAR, Hoboken, NJ

“I’ve seen many musical shows in my nine decades, and I’ve spent most of my life as a professional entertainer. Although I knew Larry, I was unprepared for his amazing cabaret showmanship – his life’s deeply human stories, ease of improvising, agility in dancing, and intimate rapport with an elderly audience. What impressed me was how Larry was totally himself, exquisitely honest in sharing, with his heart on display, as if talking only to me. Like a great actor, Larry was natural and authentic, with no artifice and male posturing, revealing his true self and simply not acting. In my experience, he is unique in combining his life’s wisdom and a dazzling show. I’m the ultimate critic, but in Larry’s case, I can only say, ‘Larry, you’re Broadway bound!’”

– E. Barber, Retired Hollywood and Broadway Performer, Cottonwood, AZ

“With heartfelt courage, sincerity, humor and song, Larry relates his life story – and what an interesting one it is. His riveting performance shows the healing power of facing your fears and pursuing your dreams.”

– S. Schenholm, Voice-over Actor, Sedona, AZ

“Larry’s bright, happy personality and presence shine through in this performance. The show is an entertaining journey that sheds light and insight into the joys and challenges of living an alternative lifestyle and living in another culture. Bravo!”

– P. Galbavy, Performance Artist, Sedona, AZ

“Larry’s one-man show is a great open-hearted celebration of a life still in progress, a testimony to a man who has lived many lives in one body.”

– R. Abrahamson, Oriental Medical Doctor, Sedona, AZ

“Larry’s show shares more than humor and wisdom. The beautiful connection that he has developed within himself comes through the performance, inspiring the audience to reflect on their own lives. The deep ‘vulnerability’ of his performance was key to my having this experience.”

S. Beiler, Holistic Health Practitioner, Sedona, AZ

“What a brave, spirited, entertaining, and inspiring program Larry has crafted from the chapters of his life. I am still applauding.”

– A. Magal, Rabbi, Jewish Community of Sedona & the Verde Valley, Sedona, AZ

“What a refreshing and honest way for one to bare the soul in the light of growth, humility and humor. Allowing the conservative and the curious to cross their boundaries to commune with the differences. Everyone went home with more of themselves and pieces of each other.”

– R. De La Croix, Sonic Alchemist, Sedona, AZ

“Larry is one of the most sincere and aware people I know. I envision Larry’s one-man show becoming a personal healing experience for everyone who attends, exciting and igniting a place inside you that you have kept hidden from the world. ‘Larry’s Show’ is really ‘Your Show’!”

– L. Deir, Author of the Book, Guided, Sedona, AZ

“Larry’s one-man show is a heartwarming, fun and inspirational theatrical experience for all ages, especially the 55+ group. Larry himself comes across as the authentic Larry. Bravo, Larry, you have given new meaning to the concepts of creative re-invention and youthing.”

– E. Rolf, Personal Mentor and Seminar Presenter, Paradise Valley, AZ

“Larry’s one-man show was fabulous. Plenty of real-life emotions – funny at times and also brought tears to my eyes. What a wonderful performance. I enjoyed all of it, especially his strut!”

– J. Momper, Retired, Ft. Wright, KY

“I love Larry’s one-man! He has done an amazing job of combining his own life experience, songs, and inspiration to help others find insight and healing on their journey of life. I appreciate his Japanese ‘touch,’ as I grew up in Japan and understand his deep love for its people and culture!”

– M. Hoaglund, Transformational Energy Healer and End-of-Life Coach, Boulder, CO

“The ‘Growing Up Larry’s show brought Larry’s life to life in stories and songs. Full of life’s lessons, I found the show to be touching, amusing, entertaining, and inspiring. Do you want to know more about living, healing, and loving? Then Larry’s one-man show is your unique and entertaining resource.”

– C. Lippman, Active Volunteer, Sedona, AZ

“I was absolutely amazed when I attended Larry’s one-man show. I had no idea what to expect and found myself laughing and sometimes crying at the same time. Seeing Larry put his life on the line with humor and grace made me feel like I was watching a little boy become a man.”

– G. Willenberg, Educator, Sedona, Arizona

“Larry has the gift to take difficult, very personal experiences and sing through the difficulty with grace and inspiration. I found this to be very entertaining; but more than anything else, it inspired courage and strength in me to go forward to truly embrace and express who I am. With nothing held back!”

– J. Demetra, Designer, Rockport, MA 

“’Growing Up Larry’ shows the rest of us that it’s never too late to create. To create a show. To create a life. To re-create yourself – over and over again.”

– D. Dujardin, Creator of The MENding Monologues, Sedona, AZ

“Larry Rosenberg’s energy, love, transparency, and showmanship created a delightful experience. His one-man show was a rare chance to be fully entertained, while receiving nourishment for my spirit.”

– B. Sutter, Author and Life Coach, Sedona AZ

“It isn’t very often you see a show like Larry’s, where someone is willing to bare his soul so vulnerably and still hold his dignity. Larry did just that. I appreciate his guts! He is a marvel of true showmanship! And a brilliant human being!”

– P. Rohmer, Retired Actress, Cottonwood, AZ

“It is clear from attending’s show that he truly loves sharing his gift of music with the public.  Through his singing he takes us down memory lane.  He sings from his heart, and his passion is projected to his audience.  Our experience at being at his show was joyful and heart felt.”

– W. Parker, Ph.D, and B. Parker, Educational Consultants, Sedona, AZ

“I laughed, I cried. Larry is so talented. When he sang ‘Send in the Clowns,’ I was a completely in my heart. We can’t wait for his next show in Sedona.”

– T. and T. Settembrino, Sedona, AZ

“I found Larry’s one-man show to be a great tribute to why people love Sedona and why Sedona loves you back. The show had all the elements you look for in entertainment – fluidity, range of emotions, strong story line, and great interaction with the audience.”

S. Magid, Music Promoter, Sedona, AZ

“Larry performed an awesome show. It was thrilling, exciting and everything divine to create such a show. Thank you for spreading inspiration in the wonderful Larry way!”

– H. Sasaki, Spiritual Artist, Sedona, AZ

“I was moved by Larry’s bravery and sincere sharing of his life’s journey through his one-man show.  I am so proud of you, Larry!”

– C. Ortiz, Certified Sound Therapy Practitioner, Sedona, AZ

“Thank you for bringing your “Growing Up Larry” show to our synagogue. It evoked emotions in the audience form humor to sadness, with belly laughs as well as tears. Your Jewish humor follows a great tradition of combining Yiddish and Hebrew content with your unique real-life experience in leaving your family and creating your own life in America. What a surprise to find you had such a love affair with Japan and the insights from your decade there.”

– Eric Mendelsohn, Chair, Cultural Committee, Jewish Community of Sedona and the Verde Valley, Sedona, AZ

“What an entertaining, heartfelt show – he embodies the best of Jewish values. His openness, warmth, sense of humor, and courage are inspiring to me!”

– P. Friedman, Retired Professor, Sedona, AZ

“It was a delight seeing a fellow congregant of the Jewish Community of Sedona and the Verde Valley professionally perform on stage his one-man show. His stories dealing with his life as a juvenile, young on stage adult, mid-life crisis, and present-day challenges were truly remarkable. His impersonations of various personalities during these life stages, accompanied with song, costume and back-up music, added up to an outstanding performance.”

– M. Small, Retired Business Owner, Sedona, AZ

“I so enjoyed Larry’s show. The performance was funny, moving, and inspirational.  He conveys so much joy while telling his life story. I loved his Jewish flare.  He has such a talent for touching a person’s heart. He doesn’t hold back expressing his life’s experiences.”

– C. Dinno, Farm Owner, Camp Verde, AZ

“I think Larry’s work is so important: His show is authentic. We need to hear each other’s stories of overcoming. I thank him for having the integrity to bring his perspective to people, so we all can grow together.”

– C. Tucker, Community Organizer, Sedona, AZ

“50% Entertainment + 50% Inspiration = 100% REAL!”

– N. Warner, Retired Educator, Sedona, AZ

“Larry’s concert was a heart-warming experience; he sang familiar songs, invited the audience to sing along on some of them, and gave some background to each of the songs that brought their history to light. Larry’s stage presence and performance evoked smiles, delight, cheers and a standing ovation.”

B. Litrell, Councilwoman, City of Sedona, AZ

“Larry doesn’t perform, he shares: his heart, soul and love. With his beautiful voice and exuberant presence, he engages his audience with joy and warmth. I can’t imagine a more pleasurable time.”

– A. Rosenfield, Ph.D., Educator, Sedona, AZ

 

“Larry’s ‘singing and spirituality’ workshop was a wondrous experience. He helped people open up to their song within by showing that singing is not about talent or ego. It is basic human expression.”

– C. Tierra, Spiritual Healer and Tour Guide, Sedona, AZ

 

“Larry’s stage presence is contagious. His energy reaches out to the audience and fills everyone with love.”

L. Van Atta, Spiritual Healer, Sedona, AZ

 

“Larry combines wit, wisdom, humor and kindest of heart with his entertaining songfest. Once you experience Larry, you too will open to loving him and be open to the warming messages he sends!”

– L. Ivy, Writer, Sedona, AZ

 

“Larry is all about sharing love and joy. You cannot stop smiling when you see Larry perform and sing. His style is uplifting and inspirational, and his show was a lot of fun! I laughed, I cried, and my heart was opened.”

– J. O’Brien, Government Employee, Sedona, AZ

 

“Larry’s gift to the world is the gift of his huge heart in the way he sings his way right into yours! His singing is entertaining, inspiring and healing. Be entertained while noticing that any difficulties with your heart will melt away in joyful abandonment!”

– Rev. J. Martin, Caretaking Consultant, Sedona, AZ

“Larry has a wonderful stage presence and presents songs that are uplifting and inspirational. It is a joy to hear him perform contemporary and classic songs.”

M. Van Atta, Spiritual Healer, Sedona, AZ

“I was so moved by Larry’s performance in his one-man show. His kind, gentle and loving spirit in describing his life’s journey is very reminiscent of the way the wonderful ‘Mr. Rogers’ touched the hearts of millions of children. Larry processes the same ability to open the hearts of baby boomers, as well as general audiences. His warm and compassionate performances reunite us with our joyful ‘inner child,’ thus allowing us to feel true joy.”

S. Fabrizio, Human Potential Developer, Palm Beach Gardens, FL

“I like the comparison [that Susan Randazzo-Fabrizio made between early-TV-show-host ‘Mr. Rogers’ and Larry]. When I watched him perform his cabaret show in Cottonwood, I saw that too: Larry’s ability to share his heart, and reap the beauties of the souls of his audience of over 120 senior citizens. It was a “I like you just the way you are” time. And Larry, like Mr. Rogers, was right there with them.”

A. Metlay, Author, Cottonwood, AZ

“Larry’s Cabaret Show was creative, fun, and brought a smile to the face of every resident in the room! We are eager to have him return with another show as soon as the next one comes out!  I would highly recommend Larry’s show for any senior population.”

S. Allen, Activity Director, Cottonwood Village, Cottonwood, AZ

“Your many hats in the show, your animated stories and songs, and your obvious passion are infectious!”

J.P. Smith, Professor, Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo, Japan

“’Growing up Larry’ is start-to-finish total entertainment. It is a one-man vaudevillian show with quick, witty scenes and costume changes that leave your head spinning and your belly laughing. It has a pure heart-rending dimension: Larry’s life story resonates with anyone who has struggled with aspects of his or her life – and who hasn’t. You don’t want to miss this show.”

R. Fridley, Retired Physician Assistant, Sedona, AZ

“I had the privilege of seeing Larry’s Cabaret Show at an apartment complex for seniors. Like a skilled magician, Larry used his infectious smile and warm, caring spirit to engage his audience. He used his repertoire of songs the seniors knew well. He charmed the audience with his no-wrong-answers approach to quiz questions about their shared history. I was captivated by the magic spell he wove. It was a joy to watch him freely prance and heartily sing. Larry’s lively entertainment is a wonderful celebration of life!”

A. Metlay, Author, Cottonwood, AZ

“I want to thank Larry for sharing his delightful life with us. His show was inspiring and uplifting. He is talented in so many ways. The show made me realize how each chapter of our lives can be filled with gratitude and love of life and friends! He warmed the audience’s hearts on a chilly evening by sharing his life in story and music. He is truly a Universal Superstar.”

M. Margaret, Harpist, Sedona, AZ

“Larry Rosenberg is a pilgrim! In the 7th decade of his life, he discovered a calling that personifies discovery, pain, honesty, admission, and his innate ability to communicate life, and allow the audience inside his beautiful heart. I understand life more after experiencing Larry’s show!”

B.N. Risser, Lyricist, Author, Voice Actor and Wordsmith, Sedona, AZ

“It was a wonderfully uplifting show – my second time seeing it – and I enjoyed it like the first time. Very touching, brought tears to my eyes, and made me laugh at the same time! Wonderful!”

M. Orah, Sedona Kundalini Yoga & Meditation by Margareth, Sedona, AZ

“’Growing Up Larry’ was entertaining in a big way. In 70 minutes, Larry talked and sang about the 72 years of his life in a way that was intriguing, intensely personal, and downright honest – about one man’s pursuit of an authentic life. His musical show is a must-see event, the next time you hear about it.”

A. Comello, Marketeer, Sedona, AZ

“I enjoyed Larry’s off-off-off Broadway musical cabaret show.  I laughed and cried. I sang along his many songs, and went back in time to the incredible New York City of 1970.  How charming Larry is, and how happy his show is!”

E. Pace, Bookkeeper, Sedona, AZ

“Your one-man show, I loved it, loved it, loved it…really, really entertaining. All through your show about your ‘life crossroads,’ while so different than mine, I kept checking in with my own life, saying, yeah, I know what that feels like: Happy, disappointed, loved, stressed, unique, sick, well, lost, party on. It was a wonderful show.”

L. Roemer, PhD, Nurse Practitioner, Sedona, AZ

“’Growing Up Larry’ was a pure delight. I had seen Larry’s one-man musical show in its first preview, a year ago, and he has grown much since then as an artist. He was so comfortable with himself on stage – he really owned the space. He told his life story in lively song and dance, and his interplay with the audience was warm and loving. I highly recommend Larry’s show to everyone who enjoys theater.”

V. Lloyd, Author, Actress and Book Editor, Sedona, AZ

“I was transported by watching Larry Rosenberg in his one-man show ‘Growing Up Larry, My Liberation from The Lie.’ I walked into the auditorium expecting to watch Larry share experiences from his life, and show us how these changed him. Instead I found I was thinking of the lies in my own life and how I am working to accept and change these for me. Larry’s wit, his complete honesty, and his self-acceptance helped me to see ways I can climb out of my own closet, regardless of what kind of clothes I hang in there.”

A. Metlay, Retired Teacher, Clarkdale, AZ

“In Larry’s one-man show, he sings, he dances, he makes you laugh, he makes you sad, he inspires you, he opens his heart and yours, and he embodies that we are indeed all One. Not to be missed!”

E. Oakes, Ph.D., Co-owner of Ethereal Publications, Sedona, AZ

“The public Larry who I know has a lot of energy and positivity. ‘The Larry Show’ is a great container that allows the audience to experience the deeper emotional and spiritual content of his life. Seldom does a friend share so much about his/her stages of developing into a ‘whole person’.”

J. Oakes, Professional Visual Artist, Sedona, AZ

“We want to tell you how very, very, very much we enjoyed your performance of your unique one-man show. It was brave, touching, funny, creative, artful, entertaining, beautiful and wonderful!  Terrifically conceived and extremely moving. And did I say inspirational? We’ve never seen a performance of a show like yours.”

D. and M. Darvick, journalist, and retired attorney, respectively, Birmingham, MI

“I thoroughly enjoyed a very entertaining evening with Larry Rosenberg’s superb, funny and moving performance of his one-man show, full of rich stories and songs.”

E. Gee, Program Manager, Sedona, AZ

“Bravo! I loved your show and how you put your heart into every part of it. You have led a colorful, juicy and fascinating life. You managed to live it with excitement and delightful play! While you felt you had to hide aspects of yourself, because of what ‘society’ accepted, I was heartened to see that now you can be all of you, with nothing to hide. It was well worth my flying from New Jersey to Arizona to see you perform live.”

D. Jarosz, Hair Artist, Whitehouse Station, NJ

“Larry’s show was an amazing performance. I was very moved, and could relate to his life’s struggles and triumphs. I really enjoyed the audience participation, and the humor he used to make us more aware of our basic human experiences. The audience was so moved at times that we cheered for Larry, as well as felt his pain during his lowest moments. His heart and soul are what makes the performance so tangible for us who see it.”

B. Jarosz, IT Network Operations Tech, Sedona AZ

“What a wonderful show, Larry! I was captivated through the entire show, which quite surprised me. You’re an incredible Entertainer. I loved hearing every part of your life story in the honest way you chose to share it! Thank you for all you do, and being such a bright light in this world.”

M. Monet, Mystic, Songwriter and Musician, Sedona, AZ

“What a beautiful evening to take part in your life-story show, Growing Up Larry. I felt loved and embraced during the time and space we shared, through your colorful stories and touching songs – in a spirit of timeless presence.“

M. Etzler-Christianson, Therapist, Healer, Spiritual Counselor, Sedona, AZ

“Larry, you took my breath away with your one-person show performance, which I have seen you present three times before. I cried while seeing the show, and afterwards discussing it with a friend. In your ‘I Am What I Am’ finale song, you exhibited grace, glory and humbleness. I loved how you were during the Q&A period: So You, so Real, with complete comfort and confidence. It moved and mesmerized me to witness your performances going deeper and getting more profound.”

I. Greene, Remote Spiritual Healer and Happiness Coach, Sedona, AZ

“Squeeze the juice out of life and savour it! That’s what I experienced from Larry’s show – a VIP ride through the decades of his life. With his charismatic personality, he carried the audience energetically through a lifetime of trials and triumphs; what we were left with was connection. The songs and dances of his life were full of laughter, sorrow and redemption. The vulnerability in his naked honesty cracked me open, so that I could see my own light a bit brighter.”

T. Greenfield, Concierge, Sedona, AZ

“With unabashed openness and refreshing authenticity, Larry pulls you into his show’s story, making you laugh and cry almost on the same breath. He creates a safe space for all to embrace a zest for life, and ‘I am what I am’ and ‘proud of it’ attitude. Thank you, Larry, for sharing a slices of your life; you make me hungry for more!”

L. Beth, Producer and Director, Sedona, AZ

“I was very moved by Larry’s show and his courage to share his innermost feelings. It was also funny and uplifting! Thumbs up, Larry!”

– V. Hagelberg, Singer and Songwriter, Sedona, AZ

“Larry’s show is an inspirational journey through the ups and downs of life, and how to meet each new challenge with grace and optimism. His show reminded me of times in my own life when I felt like I didn’t fit in – into my family, my job, my place of residence, and even my own mind. It gave me hope that life can and do get better, especially if you can laugh through it all, as Larry has.”

W. Oden, Marketing Professional, Sedona, AZ

“Larry’s show is a MUST see!!! He is hilarious and such a joy to watch. Entertainment non-stop!”

M. Christensen, Real Estate Agent, Provo, UT

“Larry’s wonderful show had me laughing and crying.  He integrated the heart, the head, and the ‘hara’ in an entertaining and meaningful way. Many thanks for the splendid fun!”

S. Soller, Beverage Entrepreneur, Sedona, AZ

 

“In his show, Larry gave a unique and moving performance! I felt his struggles, desires and joys, and also ‘my own,’ with a new sense of compassion, courage and, yes, humor. ‘Where in my life am I not truly me, and how can I change that?’ I asked while observing Larry’s journey. His last song ‘I Am What I Am’ still resonates in me; it joyously proclaims: Listen to your inner voice, dare to be free, embrace all your facets, and create a fulfilling life that is all your own!”

I. Broszeit-Rieger, PhD, Retired Associate Professor of German, Oakland University (MI), Sedona, AZ

“While embodying everything I’d expect of a superb entertainer – his heart shining throughout the performance – Larry unfolds the joys and painful turning points of his life. His story is punctuated with foot-tapping song and dance. His life experiences made me reflect on my own life as he invited me fully into his.”

M. Mulcahy, Retired Psychotherapist, Sedona, AZ

“What a wonderful show Larry performed. I believe that the world could benefit from more enlightening entertainment like his. I hope he keeps sharing his love and compassion with more and more people.”

R. Blough, Retired Businessperson, Camp Verde, AZ

“I enjoyed Larry’s show very much. It had many humorous as well as poignant moments. I hope that I will have as much courage as Larry with my future endeavors. I honor his imagination and willingness to share his story fully with others.”

N. Rodman, Retired Language Teaching, Camp Verde, AZ

“Larry’s show was a hour-plus of pure delight. He conveys his exceptional life though storytelling, singing lovely old tunes and putting on costumes. While eliciting laughter and tears from the audience, he shares an inspirational journey of his life that touches the heart and opens the mind. I left with a warm feeling of having shared Larry’s remarkable life.”

N. Friedman, Retired Professional, Sedona, AZ

“Larry’s show is heart-warming and heart-expanding – celebrating the diversity of human experience, as together we try to make sense of our journey here on Earth, as we long for fuller connection with and expression of our Divine Source.”

D.L. Hyatt, Retired Policy Analyst, Sedona, AZ

“ I really enjoyed Larry’s energetic performance in his amazing one-man, but many-personalities, show. The show was surprising, entertaining and moving. While I am much older than Larry, who is 73, I could see ‘my’ life’s struggles and joys in ‘his’ life’s journey.”

A. Frost, Retired Nurse, Sedona, AZ

“Larry’s show was an uplifting look into the way one person used the adversities and opportunities of his life to become most fully himself. Larry moves seamlessly through the humorous and the tragic, the mundane and the extraordinary, and the dramatic and the lighter moments of life. We had a thoroughly good time and came away inspired by his message.”

L. and J. Fuentes, Transformation Teaching, LLC, Sedona, AZ

“Larry’s show is intimate and touching. He inspires us all to live authentically and from love. Larry is truly admirable in his honesty and fun as heaven in his entertaining.”

D. Posney, Wayshower and Life Alchemist, Sedona, AZ”

 

“The Larry Show is an absolute delight. It is a lighthearted, joyful, and very entertaining showcase portraying a confused man’s evolution from being ashamed of and masking his true nature for the approval of a judgmental society to finally accepting and celebrating his authentic self. It is a life lesson that resonates and is relevant to every one of us:  Find the courage to love yourself and be who you truly are to feel not only self love – but love, joy, and acceptance for others!”

M. McLean, Writer and Editor, Telluride, CO

 

“With ease and grace, Dr. Larry Rosenberg reveals on stage his unbridled talent with wisdom, passion and humor. He laces his one-man show with entertaining songs and dialog, as he engages and faces his audience. Thought provoking, seamlessly encouraging and emotionally touching, the show invites the audience to be more self-accepting and more tolerant of human differences. Larry concludes: ‘If you need to come out of ‘your own closet,’ whatever it may be, then your own truth will set you free.’ The man on stage simply glows throughout the performance.”

B. Jenai-Myers, Author and Artist, Sedona, AZ

 

“Larry Rosenberg’s one-man ‘Growing Up Larry’ show was the perfect blend of the uplifting energy of Broadway showstoppers, set to the tune of his amazing life, and sung with vitality, humor and creative verve. Often ‘hill-larry-ous’ and at times touching, Larry’s show is solid entertainment that does the heart good.”

C.W. Wells, Director, Integral Sedona, Sedona, AZ

 

“Larry’s enjoyable autobiographical show was professional and easy to follow. He is a true master in his delivery and the way he related to the audience. Mixing Broadway classics with his personal story was done seamlessly and joyfully.”

A. Pivnick, Retired Businessperson, Cottonwood, AZ

 

“I loved Larry’s singing and spontaneity, and now I admire his amazing courage. His show is a great tribute to the evolution of consciousness, gay or otherwise. Also, with his whimsy and songs, he helps us ALL get out of the boxes we hide in. What a fine work of dramatic art and with social impact too!”

J.B. Marini, Interior Design Consultant and Instructor, Sedona, AZ

 

I truly enjoyed your show! You’ve had a life of incredible privilege, but also one with immense struggles. I’m thrilled that you’ve reached the point where you’re now a happy soul, because life is brief and fragile. Your one-person show brings your rich and layered story alive for the audience.”

D. Moy, Businessperson, Sedona, AZ

I thoroughly enjoyed Larry’s ‘Growing Up Larry’ show. I was so tickled when you entered singing, and the way you integrated your stories with song, dance, humor and emotion. I appreciated your wishing us to ‘get out of whatever closets we are in.’ Heartfelt congrats and hugs to you for sharing yourself so deeply.”

R. Rxy, Essential Oils and Fitness Instructor, Cottonwood, AZ

“Starting with Larry growing up in Philadelphia and me being raised in The Bronx (we’re the same age), he and I have lived ‘different’ life paths. But as I watched, enjoyed, sang along and tapped my feet to his ‘Growing Up Larry’ one-guy show, I realized that we’ve experienced the ‘same’ inner dynamics of our journeys. On the stage, as he took off his ‘masks’ with each intimate story and Broadway song, I looked into the ‘mirror’ he created in front of me, and deeply felt how my life too has also been an adventure worth examining, celebrating and sharing!”

A. Dionisio, Social Services, Cottonwood, AZ

“What really touched me the most about Larry in his one-person show was his willingness to bare his soul in front of us. His openness allowed his delight in life to shine through. And this delight was infectious!”

J. Smith, Businessperson, Prescott, AZ

“ A spectacular show. Do you want an evening of unique entertainment? Enjoy this heart-opening show. From start to finish, there is always something fresh and upbeat to experience.

F. Hughes, VP Sales and Marketing (retired), Sedona, AZ

“Larry’s one-man show was very entertaining; we really got the feeling of what it was like growing up Jewish and gay, at a time when it wasn’t okay to be out of the closet. Oy! Being a maverick, Larry is paving the way for many souls to learn what an authentic life is about.

V. Shahin, Medical Professional, Sedona, AZ