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Actor/Director Gregg Daniel stars on HBO's True Blood (2008) as the wise and sympathetic Reverend Daniels. With over 100 credits in film and television, Gregg's roles span comedy to drama to science fiction to children's to procedurals.

An accomplished theatre director, Gregg is the Artistic Director of the Los Angeles-based Lower Depth Theatre Ensemble, and was nominated for a 2013 NAACP Image Award for helming the Los Angeles production of Elmina's Kitchen, which also won the NAACP Award for Best Ensemble for 2103. Prior to that, his stage direction included 2009's acclaimed production of Tom Stoppard's Heroes, Sybyl Walker's Beneath Rippling Waters, Lee Blessing's Cobb, and Frank McGuinness's Someone Who'll Watch Over Me. Gregg also directed the world premiere of solo performance artist Joyce Guy's War Stories at the Los Angeles Theatre Center and at St. Mark's Church in New York. For Theatre 150 in Ojai, California, he directed Athol Fugards' Sizwe Bansi, Diana Son's Stop Kiss, and the 2004 Pulitzer Prize winner, I Am My Own Wife by Doug Wright.

A trained theatre actor from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, Gregg's stage acting credits Shakespeare Center of L.A.'s production of Romeo & Juliet, the Williamstown Theatre Festival productions of Back Country Crimes, and Gogol, The Mark Taper Forum's Joe Turner's Come and Gone, the Pasadena Playhouse's Jitney, Actors Theatre of Louisville's Master Harold, Hartford Stage Company's Peer Gynt, and South Coast Repertory's Fences, and Death Of A Salesman.

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12 Days Left To Vote For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Denver Awards; Thin Air Theatre Company Leads Favorite Local Theatre!

The latest standings as of Monday, December 19th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Denver Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Latest Stats Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Denver Awards; at Thin Air Theatre Company Leads Best Ensemble Performance!

The latest standings as of Monday, December 12th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Denver Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Latest Standings Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Denver Awards; Thin Air Theatre Company Leads Favorite Local Theatre!

The latest standings as of Monday, December 5th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Denver Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

First Stats Released For The BroadwayWorld Denver Awards; Thin Air Theatre's YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Leads Best Musical

The first live standings have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Denver Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Gregg Daniel to Direct RADIO GOLF at A Noise Within Theatre This October

Gregg Daniel is set to direct his third August Wilson play, “Radio Golf” at a Noise Within Theatre. This play focuses on three real estate entrepreneurs bringing new economic developments to a small town. Be prepared to laugh at the hilarious satire playing October 13th - November 22nd. Be on the lookout for ticket sales starting July 6th.        

Antaeus Theatre's HAMLET Begins Performances Tomorrow

Actor and Stage Director, Gregg Daniel performs as 'Claudius' in the Antaeus Theatre production of Hamlet alongside his real life spouse Veralyn Jones, who plays the Queen 'Gertrude.' Directed by Shakespearean expert, Elizabeth Swain and featuring long-time company member Ramón de Ocampo, Hamlet is set to run May 20, 2022 and continue through June 20, 2022 at the Kiki & David Gindler Performing Arts Center in Glendale, California.

FLESH AND BONE Film Will Screen at Soul Rep Next Month

Soul Rep Theatre Company continues its 2021-2022 season with the world premiere of its newest short film, FLESH AND BONE – at The Texas Theater in Oak Cliff on Saturday, February 12 at 7 PM. The film is directed by Tonya Holloway, co-founder and newly appointed Associate Artistic Director of Film, a direct result of Soul Rep’s successful recent season of virtual offerings.

Gregg Daniel to Direct IN THE UPPER ROOM at Denver Center For Performing Arts

 Actor, Stage Director, and NAACP Theatre Awards nominee Gregg Daniel directs the upcoming play In The Upper Room by Omaha-based playwright Beaufield Berry. Premiering at the Denver Center For Performing Arts, the play follows The Berrys, a multi-generational Black family living together in the 1970s.

BWW Interview: Gregg Daniel of THE DUAT, Streamed Online

Gregg Daniel is an award winning actor, director, and teacher. Most recently, he appeared in an intriguing one man show, THE DUAT, about an FBI informant grappling with his past in the Egyptian afterlife. We caught up to discuss his career, his character in THE DUAT, and how he finds balance.

BWW Interview: Multi-Talented Roger Q. Mason �" Ever Busy Creating Art With A Message

Center Theatre Group, in association with The Fire This Time Festival and Watts Village Theater Company, has been premiering playwright Roger Q. Mason’s THE DUAT online as part of their series NOT A MOMENT BUT A MOVEMENT. Taibi Magar directs THE DUAT with Gregg Daniel and percussionist David Leach. Had the chance to throw out a few queries to the always busy Roger.

Roger Q. Mason's THE DUAT Premieres With Center Theatre Group

Acclaimed Black Filipinx playwright and Kilroys List honoree Roger Q. Mason (they/them) is currently premiering their play The Duat with the renowned Center Theatre Group in Los Angeles, presented in association with the Obie Award-winning The Fire This Time Festival and Watts Village Theater Company.

Gregg Daniel Stars As An FBI Informant In Solo Piece THE DUAT

Actor and Stage Director, Gregg Daniel performs in 'The Duat,' written by Roger Q. Mason, directed by Taibi Magar, and featuring percussionist David Leach. 'The Duat' is a part of the third episode of Not a Moment, But a Movement, a series of events that amplify and center Black artists, premieres July 15 at 5 p.m. and is available on demand through August 12, 2021 on Center Theatre Group's Digital Stage.

Center Theatre Group Announces Schedule for July 12 �" July 18, 2021

Center Theatre Group in association with UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television present “32 Acres,” a new uniquely enveloping outdoor soundwalk through Los Angeles State Historic Park offered July 14 through September 29, 2021, during park hours (8 am through sunset) at no cost through a free app in the Apple and Google app stores.

CHALK LINES Immersive Audio Play Tour Brings Unsung LA Landmarks To Life

The Award-Winning Chalk Repertory Theatre with funding from L.A. City's Department of Cultural Affairs announces the launch of its new audio play series Chalk Lines. Five short plays using immersive audio storytelling will bring to life unsung landmarks in Los Angeles City Council districts 8, 9, and 10 including the Metro Expo Line, Leimert Park, Historic West Adams, and Exposition Park.

BWW Interview: Director Jennifer Chang On Drawing CHALK LINES

Chalk Repertory Theatre launches their new audio play series CHALK LINES June 19, 2021. The series of five short plays can be accessed for free either to be experienced online or on location at each site with a mobile device. Chalk Rep’s artistic producing director Jennifer Chang directs the cast of Xan Churchwell, Gregg Daniel, Tonatiuh Elizarraraz, Veralyn Jones, Emily Kuroda and Emily Stout.

CHALK LINES Immersive Audio Play Tour Brings Unsung L.A. Landmarks To Life From Chalk Rep

The Award-Winning Chalk Repertory Theatre with funding from L.A. City's Department of Cultural Affairs announces the launch of its new audio play series Chalk Lines.

Cape May Stage Presents A Virtual Reading Of THE WHIPPING MAN

Cape May Stage, South Jersey's Premier Equity Theatre, located in Cape May N.J., presents a virtual reading of The Whipping Man by Matthew Lopez and directed by Roy Steinberg on August 27th at 6:00 PM (EST).

Gregg Daniel And Erinn Westbrook Join Chaparro's 7th & Union

Broken English Productions, part of film finance company Grandave Capital, announced today that actors Gregg Daniel and Erinn Westbrook are attached to 7TH & UNION joining actor/comedian Omar Chaparro (POKEMON: DETECTIVE PIKACHU, STUCK) and award-winning actress Edy Ganem (Devious Maids).

Abigail Breslin, Matthew Hancock and Josh Hamilton to Star in BARD AT THE GATE's Presentation of KERNEL OF SANITY

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel will open the virtual play reading series she has created and curated a?" Bard at the Gate - with Kermit Frazier's play KERNEL OF SANITY, to be webstreamed on Thursday, June 25 at 7 p.m. on YouTube.

Paula Vogel's BARD AT THE GATE Series Now Set to Launch June 25 With KERNEL OF SANITY

BARD AT THE GATE, under the aegis of playwright, producer and educator Paula Vogel announced a new launch date and a re-ordering of the performance schedule.

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