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Gary Griffin

 

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[St. Louis, MO (Regional), 2017]
Director
 
[Regional (US), 2015]
Director
 
[St. Louis, MO (Regional), 2015]
Director
 
[New York, 2015]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2014]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Director
 
[East Haddam, CT (Regional), 2007]
Director
 
[West End, 2007]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2006]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2005]
Director
 
[New York, 2005]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2005]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2004]
Director
 
[New York, 2004]
Director
 
[West End, 2003]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2002]
Director
 
[Regional (US), 2001]
Director
 
[Regional (US), 1999]
Director

Photos

Michael Weber, Gary Griffin and Jeannie Lukow Photo

Michael Weber, Gary Griffin and Jeannie Lukow

From: 
Date:
08/20/2019
William Carlos Angulo, Gary Griffin, Ryan T Nelson Photo

William Carlos Angulo, Gary Griffin, Ryan T Nelson

From: 
Date:
04/18/2019
Michael Mahler, Gary Griffin, Samantha Pauly Photo

Michael Mahler, Gary Griffin, Samantha Pauly

From: 
Date:
08/31/2017
Chicago Shakespeare Creative Producer Rick Boynton, CST Artistic Director Barbara Gai Photo

Chicago Shakespeare Creative Producer Rick Boynton, CST Artistic Director Barbara Gaines, Alan Cumming, CST Associate Artistic Director Gary Griffin and CST Executive Director Criss Henderson. Photo by Michael Brosilow.

From: 
Date:
04/29/2016
Shane McAnally, Brandy Clark, Gary Griffin, Robert Horn Photo

Shane McAnally, Brandy Clark, Gary Griffin, Robert Horn

From: 
Date:
09/02/2015

 

Stage

Productions

[St. Louis, MO (Regional), 2017]
Director

[Regional (US), 2015]
Director

[St. Louis, MO (Regional), 2015]
Director

[New York, 2015]
Director

[Broadway, 2014]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Director

[East Haddam, CT (Regional), 2007]
Director

[West End, 2007]
Director

[Broadway, 2006]
Director

[Broadway, 2005]
Director

[New York, 2005]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2005]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2004]
Director

[New York, 2004]
Director

[West End, 2003]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Director

[Broadway, 2002]
Director

[Regional (US), 2001]
Director

[Regional (US), 1999]
Director


Gary Griffin Awards and Nominations

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2004 - Outstanding Director, Resident Musical
Gary GriffinA Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
 
Olivier Awards - 2004 - Best Director
Gary Griffin, Pacific Overtures

Gary Griffin News

Porchlight Announces Cast of CHICAGO SINGS STEPHEN SONDHEIM, May 23 Photo Porchlight Announces Cast of CHICAGO SINGS STEPHEN SONDHEIM, May 23
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 14, 2022

Porchlight Music Theatre has announced the current roster of music theatre and cabaret talent performing in this year’s annual Chicago Sings fundraising concert, Chicago Sings Stephen Sondheim, Monday, May 23, at the Museum of Contemporary Art.

Berkeley Repertory Theatre to Present DANA H. Photo Berkeley Repertory Theatre to Present DANA H.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 31, 2022

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the critically acclaimed play¬†Dana H.¬†written by¬†Lucas¬†Hnath¬†and directed by¬†Les Waters¬†will run¬†Friday, June 3‚ÄďSunday, July 10, 2022.

Eva Noblezada, Reeve Carney & More This April at The Green Room 42 Photo Eva Noblezada, Reeve Carney & More This April at The Green Room 42
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 30, 2022

The Green Room 42 has announced their April line-up for in-person performances. Located inside YOTEL Times Square (570 Tenth Avenue, Fourth Floor), The Green Room 42 is Broadway's newest and most spacious cabaret club.

Josh Young and Emily Padgett Will Bring VALJEAN, COSETTE AND A STRING QUARTET to the  Photo Josh Young and Emily Padgett Will Bring VALJEAN, COSETTE AND A STRING QUARTET to the Green Room 42
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 29, 2022

On April 9 (7pm), join Tony Award Nominee Josh Young and his wife, Broadway Star Emily Padgett at the Green Room 42, as they celebrate the decade that gave us Les Miserables, Phantom of The Opera and Cats - the decade where Stephen Sondheim and Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber reached the pinnacle of their creative mastery: the 1980’s.

Porchlight Music Theatre Announces Jim Corti As Winner of the 2022 Guy Adkins Award Photo Porchlight Music Theatre Announces Jim Corti As Winner of the 2022 Guy Adkins Award
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 4, 2022

Porchlight Music Theatre is proud to announce Jim Corti as the recipient of the 2022 Guy Adkins Award for Excellence in the Advancement of Music Theatre. The award will be presented during this year’s annual Chicago Sings fundraising concert, Chicago Sings Stephen Sondheim, Monday, May 23, at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA), 220 E. Chicago Ave. This year’s Chicago Sings concert offers two opportunities to experience Chicago’s music theatre and cabaret performers saluting Stephen Sondheim.

San Diego Opera's ROMEO ET JULIETTE Opens This Month With Pene Pati and Nicole Cabell Photo San Diego Opera's ROMEO ET JULIETTE Opens This Month With Pene Pati and Nicole Cabell
by Stephi Wild - Mar 2, 2022

Gounod's masterpiece of grand French opera, Roméo et Juliette, continues San Diego Opera's 2021-2022 season when it opens on Saturday, March, 26, 2022 for four performances at the San Diego Civic Theatre. Additional performances are March 29, April 1, and 3 (matinee), 2022.

BWW Review: A STEADY RAIN Dazzles from Dirt Dogs Theatre Co. Photo BWW Review: A STEADY RAIN Dazzles from Dirt Dogs Theatre Co.
by Brett Cullum - Feb 21, 2022

It’s a chance to sit in an intimate space with artists who excel at telling a story you will never see in a large opera house or performance hall. A STEADY RAIN is tough, profane, and full of over-the-top masculinity, and yet it feels as progressive as it can be. It asks tough questions, and it makes you uncomfortable with its answers.

Jessica Vosk, Christy Altomare, Ciara Renée, and Ana Gasteyer Announced for THE SETH Photo Jessica Vosk, Christy Altomare, Ciara Renée, and Ana Gasteyer Announced for THE SETH CONCERT SERIES in January
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Dec 17, 2021

SiriusXM Broadway host Seth Rudetsky has announced the lineup for his January virtual concert series with Jessica Vosk, Christy Altomare, Ciara Renée, and Ana Gasteyer. Every Sunday at 8pm ET, Seth and one of his favorite Broadway stars will perform an intimate concert filled with Broadway tunes, Seth’s signature hilarious interviews and even song requests from viewers requested in real time!  

San Diego Symphony Announces Inaugural Season at The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park Photo San Diego Symphony Announces Inaugural Season at The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 21, 2021

The San Diego Symphony announced its inaugural season of concerts at The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park, the new year-round outdoor venue with 360-degree views of downtown, the marina & the bay. Opening August 6-8, the season will offer more than 40 concerts between August and November 2021, including eight concerts led by Music Director Rafael Payare.

BLACK FEMINIST VIDEO GAME and More Announced as Part of Center Theatre Group Digital  Photo BLACK FEMINIST VIDEO GAME and More Announced as Part of Center Theatre Group Digital Programming
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 23, 2021

Center Theatre Group has announced their Digital Stage schedule for April 26 ‚Äď May 2, 2021. The Civilians‚Äô digital premiere production of¬†‚ÄúBlack Feminist Video Game‚Ä̬†by¬†Darrel Alejandro Holneswill stream at 5 pm from Tuesday, April 27 through Sunday, May 2.

Gary Griffin Videos

Josh Young and Emily Padgett Will Bring VALJEAN, COSETTE AND A STRING QUARTET to the  VideoJosh Young and Emily Padgett Will Bring VALJEAN, COSETTE AND A STRING QUARTET to the Green Room 42
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 29, 2022

On April 9 (7pm), join Tony Award Nominee Josh Young and his wife, Broadway Star Emily Padgett at the Green Room 42, as they celebrate the decade that gave us Les Miserables, Phantom of The Opera and Cats - the decade where Stephen Sondheim and Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber reached the pinnacle of their creative mastery: the 1980’s.

Broadway Rewind: Watch Scenes from PARADE, with Jeremy Jordan, Laura Benanti and More VideoBroadway Rewind: Watch Scenes from PARADE, with Jeremy Jordan, Laura Benanti and More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 18, 2020

Today we rewind to 2015, when Parade returned to the stage with Manhattan Concert Productions. The special concert event was directed by Gary Griffin and starred Jeremy Jordan, Laura Benanti, Joshua Henry, Katie Rose Clarke and Ramin Karimloo.

VIDEO: Cut Loose At FOOTLOOSE At Marriott Theatre VideoVIDEO: Cut Loose At FOOTLOOSE At Marriott Theatre
by Stage Tube - Apr 16, 2019

The Marriott Theatre is thrilled to welcome back ten-time Jeff Award-winning director Gary Griffin to helm the exhilarating smash hit FOOTLOOSE, running April 10 through June 2, 2019 with a press opening on Wednesday, April 17 at 7:30 p.m. at the Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. Based on a true story and the 1984 classic film, FOOTLOOSE is a compelling story of teenage rebellion and celebrating life through music and dance. Jeff Award-winning choreographer William Carlos Angulobrings dance to life in the round, with musical direction by Jeff Award winner Ryan T. Nelson.

Wedding Bells Ring for Emily Padgett and Josh Young VideoWedding Bells Ring for Emily Padgett and Josh Young
by Julie Musbach - Jun 4, 2018

Congratulations and best wishes go out to Broadway stars Emily Padgett and Josh Young who celebrated their wedding yesterday! Padgett shared the news on instagram following the couple's engagement in January of 2017.

BWW TV: Watch John Lithgow, Ryan Silverman & More in Highlights from CANDIDE at Carne VideoBWW TV: Watch John Lithgow, Ryan Silverman & More in Highlights from CANDIDE at Carnegie Hall!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 29, 2018

Just last week, Carnegie Hall presented a one-night-only concert performance of Leonard Bernstein's Candide in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. The cast was led by Paul Appleby in the title role of Candide alongside Erin Morley as Cunegonde, Patricia Racette as the Old Lady, William Burden as Governor, and John Lithgow as Voltaire / Dr. Pangloss, with Ryan Silverman (Maximilian) and Bryonha Marie Parham (Paquette).

BWW TV: Welcome to the Fun Home! Watch Highlights from FUN HOME at Victory Gardens VideoBWW TV: Welcome to the Fun Home! Watch Highlights from FUN HOME at Victory Gardens
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 28, 2017

Victory Gardens Theater begins its 43rd season with Fun Home, with music written by Jeanine Tesori, book and lyrics written by Lisa Kron and directed by Gary Griffin. Fun Home runs now through November 12, 2017 at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. BroadwayWorld is excited to share highlights from the show below!

BWW TV: Get A First Look at Marriott Theatre's HONEYMOON IN VEGAS VideoBWW TV: Get A First Look at Marriott Theatre's HONEYMOON IN VEGAS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 29, 2017

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production of HONEYMOON IN VEGAS now on stage at the Mariott Theatre in Chicago!

VIDEO: Watch Jeffrey Schecter, John Tartaglia and More in Highlights from A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO FORUM at The Muny
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum is the third production of The Muny's 99th season, playing now through July 11. BroadwayWorld has a first look at highlights from the show below!

Social: Spend A Day at THE MUNY with John Tartaglia
by Alan Henry - Jul 5, 2017

Check out highlights from our Twitter takeover last week with John Tartaglia, who's currently gearing up to open A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM at The Muny!

STAGE TUBE: Opening Night of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF at The MUNY
by Stage Tube - Jul 31, 2016

Footage of opening night of Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick's, Fiddler on the Roof, at The Muny in St. Louis, MO, featuring a previously unheard song by the show's composers!


Gary Griffin Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Gary Griffin been nominated for?
Outstanding Director, Resident Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum and Best Director (Olivier Awards) for Pacific Overtures .