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David Greenspan

 

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Transport Group Off-Broadway Production, 2022
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Transport Group Off-Broadway Revival, 2015
The King
  [Off-Broadway]
MCC Theater Production, 2014
Dr. Richard Harvey
  [Off-Broadway]
Classic Stage Company Production, 2012
Fairy
Flute
  [Off-Broadway]
Playwrights Horizons Production, 2011
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Classic Stage Company Production, 2010
Queen Elizabeth
  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Revival, 2009
Jo
  [Off-Broadway]
2009
Other Mother
  [Off-Broadway]
2008
Jack
  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Marty / Scoop / Camus / Archie /
  [Off-Broadway]
2006
Bagot/Bishop of Carlisle
  [Off-Broadway]
2006
Mephistopheles
  [Off-Broadway]
2005
Willie
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2002
Wilbur Turnblad (Understudy)
Edna Turnblad (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
2000
Ben
  [Off-Broadway]
2000
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1999
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1999
Donnie
  [Off-Broadway]
1997
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1996
Harold
  [Off-Broadway]
1995
Messenger
  [Off-Broadway]
1992
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1991
Character 1-Harold

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 1992]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1991]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1990]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1989]
Director

Writing

Bookwriter
Playwright
Playwright
Playwright
Playwright
Playwright

Photos

David Greenspan, Theresa Flanagan, Jack Cummings III Photo

David Greenspan, Theresa Flanagan, Jack Cummings III

From: 
Date:
04/12/2022
David Greenspan, Jack Cummings III Photo

David Greenspan, Jack Cummings III

From: 
Date:
04/12/2022
Daniel Fish, Anne Washburn, Annie Dorsen, Pavol Liska, Kelly Copper, Reverend Billy ( Photo

Daniel Fish, Anne Washburn, Annie Dorsen, Pavol Liska, Kelly Copper, Reverend Billy (Bill Talen), Rinde Eckert, Daniel Alexander Jones, Dan Hurlin, Carl Hancock Rux, David Greenspan, Lisa Kron, Lisa D'Amour, Lloyd Suh

From: 
Date:
05/15/2019
David Greenspan and Bill Kennon Photo

David Greenspan and Bill Kennon

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Date:
06/04/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Transport Group Off-Broadway Production, 2022
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Transport Group Off-Broadway Revival, 2015
The King

  [Off-Broadway]
MCC Theater Production, 2014
Dr. Richard Harvey

  [Off-Broadway]
Classic Stage Company Production, 2012
Fairy

Flute

  [Off-Broadway]
Playwrights Horizons Production, 2011
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Classic Stage Company Production, 2010
Queen Elizabeth

  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Revival, 2009
Jo

  [Off-Broadway]
2009
Other Mother

  [Off-Broadway]
2008
Jack

  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Marty / Scoop / Camus / Archie /

  [Off-Broadway]
2006
Bagot/Bishop of Carlisle

  [Off-Broadway]
2006
Mephistopheles

  [Off-Broadway]
2005
Willie

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2002
Wilbur Turnblad (Understudy)

Edna Turnblad (Understudy)

  [Off-Broadway]
2000
Ben

  [Off-Broadway]
2000
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1999
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1999
Donnie

  [Off-Broadway]
1997
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1996
Harold

  [Off-Broadway]
1995
Messenger

  [Off-Broadway]
1992
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1991
Character 1-Harold

Productions

[Off-Broadway, 1992]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1991]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1990]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1989]
Director

Writing
Bookwriter
Playwright
Playwright
Playwright
Playwright
Playwright

David Greenspan Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Solo Performance
David GreenspanStrange Interlude
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Solo Performance
David GreenspanThe Patsy
 
Obie Awards - 2010 - Sustained Achievement Gold Star
David Greenspan
 
Obie Awards - 2008 - Special Citations Gold Star
David Greenspan, The Argument
 
Obie Awards - 2007 - Performance Gold Star
David GreenspanFaust and Some Men
 
Obie Awards - 2007 - Performance Gold Star
David GreenspanFaust
 
Obie Awards - 2007 - Performance Gold Star
David Greenspan, Some Men
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play
David Greenspan, Some Men
 
The Lortels - 2007 - Outstanding Featured Actor
David Greenspan, Some Men
 
Obie Awards - 2003 - Special Citations Gold Star
David GreenspanShe Stoops to Comedy
 
Obie Awards - 1997 - Performance Gold Star
David Greenspan, The Boys in the Band
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1996 - Outstanding Featured Actor - Play
David Greenspan, The Boys in the Band

David Greenspan News

Mabou Mines Presents A Three-Day 50th Anniversary Celebration Of Work Photo Mabou Mines Presents A Three-Day 50th Anniversary Celebration Of Work
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 16, 2022

Mabou Mines presents a 50th Anniversary Celebration of Work, reaching back into the company's brimming five-decade history of innovative theater as a launchpad into the next 50 years.

Mabou Mines to Present Three-Day 50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF WORK Photo Mabou Mines to Present Three-Day 50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF WORK
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 2, 2022

Mabou Mines will present a 50th Anniversary Celebration of Work, reaching back into the company‚Äôs brimming five-decade history of innovative theater as a launchpad into the next 50 years (June 23‚Äď25; beginning 5pm June 23; 5pm‚Äď11 pm June 24; and 12pm‚Äď11pm June 25).

Performance Space New York to Present Ariana Reines' 24-Hour Performance DIVINE JUSTI Photo Performance Space New York to Present Ariana Reines' 24-Hour Performance DIVINE JUSTICE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2022

Contemporary American culture is on trial, and the worst woman in the world is on hand to help figure out what’s wrong with us. Performance Space New York will present DIVINE JUSTICE, Ariana Reines’ 24-hour durational drama situating the feminine as the presumed authority of justice.

Sunday Morning Michael Dale: David Greenspan Goes Solo in The Patsy and Take Me Out P Photo Sunday Morning Michael Dale: David Greenspan Goes Solo in The Patsy and Take Me Out Prompts a Mets Memory
by Michael Dale - Apr 17, 2022

Notes on David Greenspan in The Patsy, a Mets memory from Take Me Out and keeping track of New York theatre's Lenape Land Land Acknowledgements.

Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - David Greenspan in THE PATSY Photo Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - David Greenspan in THE PATSY
by Ken Fallin - Apr 15, 2022

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with renowned caricature artist Ken Fallin, a life-long theater enthusiast, who has drawn many Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. Below, check out his latest caricature of David Greenspan in The Patsy- Running at the Abrons Art Center through April 30.

Tony Kushner, Charles Busch, and More Join THE PATSY Talkbacks Photo Tony Kushner, Charles Busch, and More Join THE PATSY Talkbacks
by Stephi Wild - Apr 15, 2022

Transport Group has announced that it will host a talkback series following upcoming performances of its acclaimed production of The Patsy.¬†Guests include playwrights Tony Kushner and Charles Busch and creator of ‚ÄúBe Kind Rewind‚ÄĚ Isabel Custodio.¬†

Photos: Inside Opening Night of Transport Group's THE PATSY Photo Photos: Inside Opening Night of Transport Group's THE PATSY
by Stephi Wild - Apr 12, 2022

Transport Group's revival of its acclaimed 2011 production of The Patsy, written by Barry Conners, performed by David Greenspan, and directed by Jack Cummings III, officially opened on Sunday, April 10 at 3pm.

CYRANO, SUFFS & More Lead Top Off-Broadway Shows for April 2022 Photo CYRANO, SUFFS & More Lead Top Off-Broadway Shows for April 2022
by Team BWW - Apr 1, 2022

Off-Broadway is back and better than ever, with countless new shows soon opening across Manhattan and beyond. BroadwayWorld is helping you pick what to see next by rounding up our top recommended theatre each month. Coming up this April is a brand new musical about women's suffrage, an Olivier Award-winning classic, and so much more!

Photos: See Max von Essen, Jessica Vosk & More in IT HAPPENED IN KEY WEST Photo Photos: See Max von Essen, Jessica Vosk & More in IT HAPPENED IN KEY WEST
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 10, 2022

Abingdon Theatre Company has released photos from their Broadway on the Bowery event, the music of It Happened In Key West on March 7th. Artistic Director, Chad Austin directed the evening at Duane Park, with music direction by Nick Wilders.

Transport Group's THE PATSY Will Open in March Photo Transport Group's THE PATSY Will Open in March
by Stephi Wild - Feb 28, 2022

Transport Group has announced that the revival of its acclaimed 2011 production of The Patsy, written by Barry Conners, performed by David Greenspan, and directed by Jack Cummings III, will begin performances Wednesday, March 30 at Abrons Arts Center, 466 Grand Street. 

David Greenspan Videos

VIDEO: David Greenspan on THE MEMORY MOTEL as Part of Two River Theater's RADIO PLAYS VideoVIDEO: David Greenspan on THE MEMORY MOTEL as Part of Two River Theater's RADIO PLAYS
by Stage Tube - May 22, 2021

In a new video from Two River Theater, playwright and actor David Greenspan invites everyone to enjoy his world premiere radio play commissioned by Two River Theater: THE MEMORY MOTEL, directed by Morgan Claire Green.

BWW TV: Jackie Hoffman Channels Her Inner Princess in ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Rehearsals- Watch a Sneak Peek!
by TV - Press Previews - Nov 13, 2015

Transport Group will soon present Once Upon a Mattress, starring Jackie Hoffman (On the Town, Difficult People, Hairspray) as Princess Winnifred and John 'Lypsinka'Epperson (Lypsinka's The Boxed Set, The Passion of the Crawford) as Queen Aggravain. The production, which is directed by five-time Drama Desk Award nominee Jack Cummings III, features Jessica Fontana (Cinderella) as Lady Larken, David Greenspan (The Patsy) as The King,Hunter Ryan Herdlicka (A Little Night Music) as The Minstrel, Cory Lingner (On the Town) as The Jester, Zak Resnick (Piece of My Heart) as Sir Harry, Jay Rogers (Howard Crabtree's When Pigs Fly) as The Wizard, and Jason SweetTooth Williams (Things to Ruin) as Prince Dauntless, with Vivienne Cleary, Richard Costa, Michael De Souza,Tim Dolan, Jack Donahue,Amy Griffin, Sarah Killough, Kristen Michelle, Ali Reed,and Doug Shapiro. BroadwayWorld is taking you inside rehearsals for a special sneak peek below!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from MCC's PUNK ROCK; Opens Monday 11/ 17
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 14, 2014

MCC Theater welcomes film and TV star Douglas Smith, Pico Alexander, Lilly Englert, Lortel Award winner Annie Funke, Five-time Obie winner David Greenspan, Colby Minifie, Will Pullen, and Noah Robbins, to star in the New York premiere of Punk Rock, a new play by Simon Stephens and directed by Trip Cullman. An official opening is set for November 17, 2014 and it is currently scheduled through December 7, 2014 at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street) . BroadwayWorld brings you highlights from the show below!

BWW TV: In Rehearsal with the Cast of Simon Stephens' PUNK ROCK at MCC!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 1, 2014

MCC THEATER will soon feature film and TV star Douglas Smith, Pico Alexander, Lilly Englert, Lortel Award winner Annie Funke, Five-time Obie winner David Greenspan, Colby Minifie, Will Pullen, and Noah Robbins in the New York premiere of Punk Rock, a new play by Simon Stephens and directed by Trip Cullman. Performances for Punk Rock begin at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street, NYC) on October 29, 2014. An official opening is set for November 17, 2014 and it is currently scheduled through December 7, 2014. Tickets are now on sale. For info, please visit www.mcctheater.org. The company just met the press and BroadwayWorld's Richard ridge was on hand to chat with the full gang. Go inside rehearsal in the video below!

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Idle Hands' on ABC's GREY'S ANATOMY
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 15, 2013

On the next episode of ABC's GREY'S ANATOMY titled 'Idle Hands' - As the hospital continues to make positive changes under the new management, the doctors begin to realize that owning a hospital comes with its own set of problems and responsibilities. Get a sneak peek below!


David Greenspan Frequently Asked Questions

What is David Greenspan next theatre project?
David Greenspan's next show will be The Patsy which opens on 4/10/2022 on Off-Broadway.

How many Broadway shows has David Greenspan been in?
David Greenspan has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has David Greenspan been in?
David Greenspan has not appeared in the West End

What awards has David Greenspan been nominated for?
Outstanding Solo Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for Strange Interlude , Outstanding Solo Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Patsy , Sustained Achievement (Obie Awards) , Special Citations (Obie Awards) for The Argument , Performance (Obie Awards) for Faust and Some Men , Performance (Obie Awards) for Faust , Performance (Obie Awards) for Some Men , Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Some Men , Outstanding Featured Actor (The Lortels) for Some Men , Special Citations (Obie Awards) for She Stoops to Comedy Performance (Obie Awards) for The Boys in the Band and Outstanding Featured Actor - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Boys in the Band .

What awards has David Greenspan won?
Sustained Achievement (Obie Awards), Special Citations (Obie Awards) for The Argument, Performance (Obie Awards) for Faust and Some Men, Performance (Obie Awards) for Faust, Performance (Obie Awards) for Some Men Special Citations (Obie Awards) for She Stoops to Comedyand Performance (Obie Awards) for The Boys in the Band.

How many shows has David Greenspan written?
David Greenspan has written 6 shows including Dead Mother (Playwright), The Home Show Pieces (Playwright), Old Comedy After Aristophanes' Frogs (Playwright), Old Comedy After Aristophane's Frogs (Playwright), Coraline (Bookwriter), Go Back to Where You Are (Playwright).