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Dick Gregory

 

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Concert [Broadway], 1962
Performer

Photos

Edwin Lee Gibson (Dick Gregory) and Lillian Gregory Photo

Edwin Lee Gibson (Dick Gregory) and Lillian Gregory

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Date:
09/17/2018
Christian Gregory, Lillian Gregory and Edwin Lee Gibson (Dick Gregory) Photo

Christian Gregory, Lillian Gregory and Edwin Lee Gibson (Dick Gregory)

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Date:
09/17/2018
Free Benjamin, Paula Cenac Gregory, Edwin Lee Gibson (Dick Gregory), Lillian Gregory, Photo

Free Benjamin, Paula Cenac Gregory, Edwin Lee Gibson (Dick Gregory), Lillian Gregory, John Carlin (Stand-up Comic/Emcee/Interviewer/Heckler/Cabbie), Ayanna Gregory and Miss Gregory

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Date:
09/17/2018
Executive Director Edgar Dobie, Director John Gould Rubin, Edwin Lee Gibson (Dick Gre Photo

Executive Director Edgar Dobie, Director John Gould Rubin, Edwin Lee Gibson (Dick Gregory), Artistic Director Molly Smith, John Carlin (Stand-up Comic/Emcee/Interviewer/Heckler/Cabbie) and Playwright Gretchen Law

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Date:
09/17/2018
Edwin Lee Gibson (Dick Gregory) and John Carlin (Stand-up Comic/Emcee/Interviewer/Gos Photo

Edwin Lee Gibson (Dick Gregory) and John Carlin (Stand-up Comic/Emcee/Interviewer/Gospel Singer/ Heckler/Cabbie)

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Date:
08/07/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Concert [Broadway], 1962
Performer






Dick Gregory News

A&E To Premiere THE RIGHT TO OFFEND Two-Part Documentary Photo A&E To Premiere THE RIGHT TO OFFEND Two-Part Documentary
by Michael Major - May 24, 2022

A&E Network will premiere the new two-part documentary event “Right to Offend: The Black Comedy Revolution” exploring the progression of Black comedy and the comedians who have used pointed humor to expose, challenge and ridicule society’s injustices and to articulate the Black experience in America.

Sunday Morning Michael Dale:  Billy Crystal, Mr. Saturday Night and The Tricky Busine Photo Sunday Morning Michael Dale: Billy Crystal, Mr. Saturday Night and The Tricky Business of When (and when not) To Be Funny
by Michael Dale - May 22, 2022

When portraying a comedian in a play, sometimes getting the laugh is not the point.

TFANA's Production of WEDDING BAND Starring Brittany Bradford, Thomas Sadoski & More  Photo TFANA's Production of WEDDING BAND Starring Brittany Bradford, Thomas Sadoski & More Has Been Extended
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2022

TFANA has extended the run of Alice Childress’s Wedding Band, directed by Awoye Timpo, to May 22. (The production, which began previews April 28—postponed from an original date of April 23 due to two COVID-19 cases—was formerly set to close May 15).

The HISTORY Channel to Premiere New Documentary AFTER JACKIE Photo The HISTORY Channel to Premiere New Documentary AFTER JACKIE
by Michael Major - Apr 15, 2022

The film features new and rare interviews with White and Gibson, before his untimely passing, as well as former and current baseball players such as CCSabathia, Mookie Betts, Ken Griffey Jr., Joe Torre, Dave Roberts, Al Downing and Tim McCarver, renowned sports journalists, and unlimited access to Major League Baseball’s expansive media archive.

Joe Morton Stars in the Wallis Center's Radical Reinvention of Shakespeare's KING LEA Photo Joe Morton Stars in the Wallis Center's Radical Reinvention of Shakespeare's KING LEAR
by Stephi Wild - Apr 1, 2022

The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts presents a radical reinvention of Shakespeare's KING LEAR, starring Emmy Award and NAACP Image Award winner Joe Morton (ABC's “Scandal,” the legendary Brother from Another Planet, Netflix's “The Politician,” Justice League) and directed by John Gould Rubin, opening Saturday, May 14 and running through Sunday, June 5, 2022, with previews May 10 through 13, in The Wallis' Bram Goldsmith Theater.

Dick Cavett to Receive WGAE's Evelyn F. Burkey Award at 2022 Writers Guild Awards Photo Dick Cavett to Receive WGAE's Evelyn F. Burkey Award at 2022 Writers Guild Awards
by Michael Major - Mar 14, 2022

In 1966, Cavett wrote and hosted the special, WHERE IT’S AT, produced by Bud Yorkin and Norman Lear. In 1968, Cavett was hired by ABC to host THIS MORNING, which was renamed THE DICK CAVETT SHOW and moved to prime time and then to late night, where it ran opposite THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JOHNNY CARSON.

Ariana DeBose, Cynthia Erivo, Lin-Manuel Miranda & More Nominated for 53rd NAACP Imag Photo Ariana DeBose, Cynthia Erivo, Lin-Manuel Miranda & More Nominated for 53rd NAACP Image Awards
by Michael Major - Jan 18, 2022

Today, the full list of nominees for the “53rd NAACP Image Awards” were announced. Nominees included Ariana DeBose, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Encanto, Cynthia Erivo, Audra McDonald, Respect, Taraji P. Henson, Tituss Burgess, Jennifer Hudson, Billy Porter, Denzel Washington, and more. Check out the full list of nominees now!

The Wallis Announces Winter-Spring Programming of Dance, Theater, Music, Cinema, and  Photo The Wallis Announces Winter-Spring Programming of Dance, Theater, Music, Cinema, and Family Events
by Stephi Wild - Nov 10, 2021

The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts announces an eclectic array of programming, including two theater world premieres, one music world premiere and one U.S. premiere, for the balance of its 2021/2022 Season that encompasses produced and presented works in dance, theater, music, family events, and cinema featuring exceptional Southern California-based artists.

Wallis Artistic Director Paul Crewes To Step Down, Transition To Artistic Advisor Photo Wallis Artistic Director Paul Crewes To Step Down, Transition To Artistic Advisor
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 22, 2021

Pioneering arts leader Paul Crewes, who has served since 2015 as the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts' first Artistic Director, steps down from his position at the end of this year and transitions to a new role as Artistic Advisor for the balance of The Wallis' 2021-2022 Season, it was announced by Michael Nemeroff, Chairman of the Board.

THE RRAZZ ROOM PRESENTS Returns To New Hope At The Inn At Centre Bridge Photo THE RRAZZ ROOM PRESENTS Returns To New Hope At The Inn At Centre Bridge
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 20, 2021

Owners Robert Kotonly and Rory Paull have been concert promoters and club owners since 2001, bringing some of the world's leading talents to their venues across the country.

Dick Gregory Videos

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for THE ONE AND ONLY DICK GREGORY! VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for THE ONE AND ONLY DICK GREGORY!
by Stage Tube - Jun 24, 2021

The documentary feature unpacks the career of Dick Gregory, the activist, pop-culture icon and thought leader who changed the lives of millions across the world through constant disruption and awareness.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At TURN ME LOOSE At Arena Stage VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At TURN ME LOOSE At Arena Stage
by Alan Henry - Sep 5, 2018

Arena Stage announces the D.C.-area premiere of Turn Me Loose, Gretchen Law's intimate, no-holds-barred drama about the extraordinary and explosive life of Dick Gregory, who spent his later years in the nation's capital.

VIDEO: John Legend Talks New Off-Broadway Play TURN ME LOOSE
by Caryn Robbins - May 20, 2016

Music superstar John Legend stopped by NBC's TODAY to talk about his new off-Broadway show TURN ME LOOSE, based on the life of 1960s comic Dick Gregory.

STAGE TUBE: SCANDAL's Joe Morton Talks Off-Broadway's TURN ME LOOSE on LIVE WITH KELLY & MICHAEL
by Stage Tube - May 13, 2016

John Legend and Mike Jackson present a new comedic drama about the extraordinary and explosive life of Dick Gregory - starring SCANDAL's Joe Morton - that shines a light on the first Black comedian to expose white audiences to racial comedy. Morton stopped by LIVE WITH KELLY AND MICHAEL earlier this week where he opened up about the production - check out a clip below!


Dick Gregory Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Dick Gregory been in?
Dick Gregory has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Dick Gregory been in?
Dick Gregory has not appeared in the West End