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Grantham Coleman

 
Bio:
Grantham Coleman mostly recently appeared as Martin Luther King Jr. in The Great Society on Broadway as well as The Public Theater’s Much Ado About Nothing, which Kenny Leon directed for Shakespeare in the Park. He most recently performed in the Los Angeles Disney Hall production of William ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Grantham Coleman mostly recently appeared as Martin Luther King Jr. in The Great Society on Broadway as well as The Public Theater’s Much Ado About Nothing, which Kenny Leon directed for Shakespeare in the Park. He most recently performed in the Los Angeles Disney Hall production of William ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Limited Engagement, 2022
Macduff
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2019
Martin Luther King Jr.
  [Off-Broadway]
Shakespeare In the Park, 2019
Benedick
  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater Production, 2015
Jackson

Grantham Coleman Biography

Grantham Coleman mostly recently appeared as Martin Luther King Jr. in The Great Society on Broadway as well as The Public Theater‚Äôs Much Ado About Nothing, which Kenny Leon directed for Shakespeare in the Park. He most recently performed in the Los Angeles Disney Hall production of William Shakespeare‚Äôs The Tempest alongside the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra immediately following a hugely successful run of Center Theatre Group‚Äôs production of the Pulitzer Prize winning drama, Sweat. Previously, Grantham shot the role of famed Black Panther, Bobby Seale, in Benedict Andrew‚Äôs upcoming film Against All Enemies in which he stars opposite Kirsten Stewart, Anthony Mackie, and Zazie Beatz. He received amazing reviews as Shakespeare‚Äôs Danish prince in the Old Globe‚Äôs production of Hamlet. Several other notable appearances include the Bad Robot-produced Hulu mini-series 11/22/63 alongside James Franco, which is based on Stephen King‚Äôs novel and Buzzer at The Public Theatre in New York City. Grantham received outstanding praise for his role of Tarell in Alvin McCraney‚Äôs play Choir Boy at the Geffen, just as he did in the original version at The Manhattan Theatre Club in New York. Grantham‚Äôs other credits include performing the lead role in Charles Fuller‚Äôs production of One Night at the Rattlestick Playwrights Theater and in the SoHo Rep Theatre‚Äôs We Are Proud To Present‚Ķ His television credits include a guest starring roles in the NBC critically acclaimed comedy ‚ÄúThe Carmichael Show,‚ÄĚ the CBS series ‚ÄúNCIS,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúDoubt,‚ÄĚ the NBC series ‚ÄúThe Night Shift,‚ÄĚ in addition to his work opposite Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys in the hit FX television show ‚ÄúThe Americans.‚ÄĚ





Grantham Coleman News

Red Bull Theater to Present RemarkaBULL Podversation: Bottom's Dream with Jacob Ming- Photo Red Bull Theater to Present RemarkaBULL Podversation: Bottom's Dream with Jacob Ming-Trent
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 14, 2022

RED BULL THEATER has announced that its online offerings will continue on Monday November 21st at 7:30 PM EST with a RemarkaBULL Podversation:  Bottom's Dream with Jacob Ming-Trent. 

Oscar Winner F. Murray Abraham to Open New Season of RemarkaBULL Podversations Photo Oscar Winner F. Murray Abraham to Open New Season of RemarkaBULL Podversations
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 22, 2022

RED BULL THEATER¬†has announced the kick-off of an all-new season of its popular¬†RemarkaBULL Podversations, intimate conversations with great artists, beginning with¬†‚ÄúShylock with F. Murray Abraham‚Ä̬†on Monday, October 3rd, Online only ‚Äď Free!

Photos: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for AS YOU LIKE IT at the Delacorte Theater Photo Photos: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for AS YOU LIKE IT at the Delacorte Theater
by Jennifer Broski - Aug 31, 2022

The Public Theater presents its Free Shakespeare in the Park production of Public Works' AS YOU LIKE IT, running through Sunday, September 11 at The Delacorte Theatre. The production opened just last night and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big event. Check out photos from the red carpet arrivals.

Red Bull Theater to Kick Off 2022-23 Season With HISPANIC GOLDEN AGE CLASSICS - LOPE  Photo Red Bull Theater to Kick Off 2022-23 Season With HISPANIC GOLDEN AGE CLASSICS - LOPE DE VEGA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 22, 2022

RED BULL THEATER has announced that the 2022-’23 Season will kick off with Hispanic Golden Age Classics - Lope de Vega. Presented in collaboration with Diversifying the Classics | UCLA, this three-part series of events will focus on Lope de Vega and his play The Capulets and the Montagues (Castelvines y Monteses).

Red Bull Theater Announces 20th Season, Featuring ARDEN OF FAVERSHAM, THE KNIGHT OF T Photo Red Bull Theater Announces 20th Season, Featuring ARDEN OF FAVERSHAM, THE KNIGHT OF THE BURNING PESTLE & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 17, 2022

Red Bull Theater has announced details of its 20th season, including two Off-Broadway productions; a new season of OBIE Award-winning Revelation Readings (offered both in-person and online), and much more.

Photo: First Look at Colman Domingo as Bayard Rustin in George C. Wolfe's RUSTIN Photo Photo: First Look at Colman Domingo as Bayard Rustin in George C. Wolfe's RUSTIN
by Michael Major - Aug 4, 2022

Netflix has shared a first look at Tony winner Colman Domingo as Bayard Rustin in George C. Wolfe's upcoming film, Rustin. The new film will also star Audra McDonald, Adrienne Warren, Michael Potts, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Chris Rock, and more. Check out the first look photo now!

3 Broadway Shows Take Final Bow Today Photo 3 Broadway Shows Take Final Bow Today
by Team BWW - Jul 10, 2022

On July 10, Broadway says goodbye to three Tony-nominated productions. Plaza Suite will conclude its run at the Hudson Theatre following 35 previews and 110 regular performances; American Buffalo wraps up at the Circle in the Square Theatre following 27 previews and 101 regular performances; and Macbeth finishes it's run at the Longacre Theatre after 19 previews and 80 regular performances.

Seven Performances Left to See MACBETH on Broadway Starring Daniel Craig and Ruth Neg Photo Seven Performances Left to See MACBETH on Broadway Starring Daniel Craig and Ruth Negga
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 5, 2022

Theatregoers have just seven performances left to catch Sam Gold’s production of MACBETH on Broadway starring Daniel Craig and Tony nominee Ruth Negga, as the production heads into its final week of performances at the Longacre Theatre.

Photos: See Mary Testa, Robert Cuccioli & More at Red Bull Theater Gala Honoring Andr Photo Photos: See Mary Testa, Robert Cuccioli & More at Red Bull Theater Gala Honoring André De Shield
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 14, 2022

Red Bull Theater honored the illustrious ANDR√Č DE SHIELDS with the Matador Award for Extraordinary Achievement in Classical Theater at REVELRY, its benefit event held on Monday June 13th. Check out photos!

Red Bull Theater REVELRY Benefit Gala Honoring André De Shields to Take Place Tonigh Photo Red Bull Theater REVELRY Benefit Gala Honoring André De Shields to Take Place Tonight
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 13, 2022

André De Shields will be honored with the Matador Award for Extraordinary Achievement in Classical Theater at REVELRY, Red Bull Theater's benefit event tonight, Monday June 13th, at 6pm.

Grantham Coleman Videos

VIDEO: Inside MACBETH's Opening Night with Daniel Craig, Ruth Negga & More! Videoplay
VIDEO: Inside MACBETH's Opening Night with Daniel Craig, Ruth Negga & More!

by Opening Night - May 2, 2022

Just last week, Tony Award winner Sam Gold's Macbeth officially arrived on Broadway, starring Daniel Craig in his return to Broadway as Macbeth and Ruth Negga's Broadway debut as Lady Macbeth. 

VIDEO: Daniel Craig Talks Returning to Broadway in MACBETH on THE LATE SHOW Videoplay
VIDEO: Daniel Craig Talks Returning to Broadway in MACBETH on THE LATE SHOW

by Michael Major - Feb 17, 2022

Daniel Craig sat down on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night to discuss returning to Broadway in the upcoming revival of William Shakespeare's Macbeth. Craig also discussed playing Macbeth in drama school, the production's recently announced initiative to give tickets to New York City students, and more.

VIDEO: The Old Globe's HAMLET: ON THE RADIO is Now Available to Watch in Full Videoplay
VIDEO: The Old Globe's HAMLET: ON THE RADIO is Now Available to Watch in Full

by Stage Tube - Jul 16, 2021

The 2017 production at the Globe was the most successful in the theatre’s history, and all of the principal cast members return to voice their roles in one of the greatest plays ever written. Many of the ensemble also return, along with two new cast members, to round out the company.

VIDEO: Watch The Public Theater's Full Production of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, Starring Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch The Public Theater's Full Production of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, Starring Danielle Brooks and Grantham Coleman

by Stage Tube - Nov 25, 2019

The Public Theater's Free Shakespeare In The Park production of Much Ado About Nothing was broadcast on PBS' Great Performances, on November 22.

THE GREAT SOCIETY To Join Broadway Bridges, Must Close November 30 Videoplay
THE GREAT SOCIETY To Join Broadway Bridges, Must Close November 30

by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 5, 2019

Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan's THE GREAT SOCIETY, starring Brian Cox (a?oeSuccessiona??) as LBJ, directed by Bill Rauch, will play its final performance, as scheduled, on Saturday, November 30 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65th St) at Lincoln Center. At the time of closing, The Great Society will have played 26 preview performances and 72 regular performances.

BWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Grantham Coleman on Martin Lu Videoplay
BWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Grantham Coleman on Martin Luther King, Jr.

by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 10, 2019

BroadwayWorld is checking in with the cast to uncover some little known facts about the political giants they play onstage. Today, watch as Grantham Coleman gives us a lesson on Martin Luther King Jr.

BWW TV: The Cast and Creatives of THE GREAT SOCIETY Meet the Press Videoplay
BWW TV: The Cast and Creatives of THE GREAT SOCIETY Meet the Press

by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 21, 2019

The cast and creatives of Robert Schenkkan's THE GREAT SOCIETY, his upcoming Broadway play celebrating Lyndon B. Johnson's legacy, met the press this week! Check out the video below of the stars discussing what the show means, and what all the hype is about, before they hit the stage!

VIDEO: Danielle Brooks Wants to Bring MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING to Broadway Videoplay
VIDEO: Danielle Brooks Wants to Bring MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING to Broadway

by Stage Tube - Jul 25, 2019

Danielle Brooks was a guest on Wednesday night's episode of Late Night With Seth Meyers to talk about performing in the Shakespeare in the Park production of Much Ado About Nothing and the final season of Orange Is the New Black.

BWW TV: Danielle Brooks Stars In MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING At Shakespeare In The Park Videoplay
BWW TV: Danielle Brooks Stars In MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING At Shakespeare In The Park

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 11, 2019

See the all-black cast of the Public Theater Shakespeare in the Park production of much Ado About Nothing in action!

VIDEO: Danielle Brooks Talks Shakespeare in the Park's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Videoplay
VIDEO: Danielle Brooks Talks Shakespeare in the Park's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

by Stage Tube - May 31, 2019

Danielle Brooks was a guest on Friday's episode of Live with Kelly and Ryan to talk about the modern take of Shakespeare in the Park production of 'Much Ado About Nothing.'


Grantham Coleman Frequently Asked Questions

What is Grantham Coleman next theatre project?
Grantham Coleman's next show will be Macbeth which opens on 4/28/2022 on Broadway.

How many Broadway shows has Grantham Coleman been in?
Grantham Coleman has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Grantham Coleman been in?
Grantham Coleman has not appeared in the West End