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Gregg Edelman

 
Birth Place:
Chicago, IL, USA
Bio:
Gregg Edelman was last on Broadway in Wonderful Town. Other Broadway credits include Into the Woods, 1776, City of Angels, Passion, Falsettos, Cabaret, Les Misérables and Cats. He's been nominated for four Tony Awards, two Drama Desk Awards (one win) and two Outer Critics Awards. Film and ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: September 12, 1958 (63)

Birth Place: Chicago, IL, USA

Bio:
Gregg Edelman was last on Broadway in Wonderful Town. Other Broadway credits include Into the Woods, 1776, City of Angels, Passion, Falsettos, Cabaret, Les Misérables and Cats. He's been nominated for four Tony Awards, two Drama Desk Awards (one win) and two Outer Critics Awards. Film and ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Of-Broadway Premiere, 2020
Cast
  [Off-Broadway]
New York City Opera Production, 2017
Voltaire, Pangloss, Governor, Businessman, Police Chief, 2nd Gambler, Wisest Man
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company Production, 2012
Reverend Mr. Crisparkle
  [Off-Broadway]
Primary Stages Production, 2011
Curtis
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2008
Dr. Alexandre Manette
  [New York]
New York Concert, 2006
Nathan
  [New York]
Reading, 2006
Performer
  [New York]
Reading, 2006
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
2005
Charles Lindbergh
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2003
Robert Baker
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2002
Cinderella's Prince
Wolf
  [Los Angeles]
Los Angeles Revival (Pre-Broadway), 2002
Cinderella's Prince/Wolf
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2001
Lecturer
  [Off-Broadway]
2001
Ray 2/Reese
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 1997
Edward Rutledge
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1995
Art O'Malley
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1994
Colonel Ricci
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1994
Neil
  [Off-Broadway]
1993
Andy Gorski
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1993
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1992
Performer
Constantine Levin
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1992
Marvin [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1989
Stine
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1987
Clifford Bradshaw
  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Revival, 1987
Billy Crocker [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1987
Javert [Replacement]
Javert [Replacement]
  [Off-Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Off-Broadway Production, 1985
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1984
Londoner
  [Off-Broadway]
1983
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1982
Growltiger [Replacement]
Bustopher Jones [Replacement]
Asparagus [Replacement]
  [College/University (US)]
Northwestern University Production, 1977
Performer
  [Chicago]
Chicago Concert, 1988
Performer
  [East Haddam, CT (Regional)]
World Premiere, 1991
Performer
  [New York]
New York Concert, 1989
Performer

Photos

Seated: Tess Frazer, Eric William Morris, Margaret Colin, Frank Wood. Standing: Gregg Photo

Seated: Tess Frazer, Eric William Morris, Margaret Colin, Frank Wood. Standing: Gregg Edelman, Zane Pais, JD Taylor, Ilana Levine, Anna Itty, Patrick Breen, Lynne Meadow, Richard Greenberg

From: 
Date:
03/04/2020
JD Taylor, Eric William Morris, Frank Wood, Gregg Edelman, Patrick Breen, Zane Pais  Photo

JD Taylor, Eric William Morris, Frank Wood, Gregg Edelman, Patrick Breen, Zane Pais

From: 
Date:
03/04/2020
Gregg Edelman, Ilana Levine, Eric William Morris, Margaret Colin Photo

Gregg Edelman, Ilana Levine, Eric William Morris, Margaret Colin

From: 
Date:
02/28/2020
Margaret Colin, Gregg Edelman Photo

Margaret Colin, Gregg Edelman

From: 
Date:
02/28/2020
Anna Itty, Eric William Morris, Zane Pais, Margaret Colin, Frank Wood, Ilana Levine,  Photo

Anna Itty, Eric William Morris, Zane Pais, Margaret Colin, Frank Wood, Ilana Levine, Gregg Edelman, Patrick Breen, Tess Frazer, JD Taylor

From: 
Date:
02/28/2020

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Of-Broadway Premiere, 2020
Cast

  [Off-Broadway]
New York City Opera Production, 2017
Voltaire, Pangloss, Governor, Businessman, Police Chief, 2nd Gambler, Wisest Man

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company Production, 2012
Reverend Mr. Crisparkle

  [Off-Broadway]
Primary Stages Production, 2011
Curtis

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2008
Dr. Alexandre Manette

  [New York]
New York Concert, 2006
Nathan

  [New York]
Reading, 2006
Performer

  [New York]
Reading, 2006
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
2005
Charles Lindbergh

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2003
Robert Baker

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2002
Cinderella's Prince

Wolf

  [Los Angeles]
Los Angeles Revival (Pre-Broadway), 2002
Cinderella's Prince/Wolf

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2001
Lecturer

  [Off-Broadway]
2001
Ray 2/Reese

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 1997
Edward Rutledge

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1995
Art O'Malley

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1994
Colonel Ricci

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1994
Neil

  [Off-Broadway]
1993
Andy Gorski

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1993
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1992
Performer

Constantine Levin

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1992
Marvin [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1989
Stine

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1987
Clifford Bradshaw

  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Revival, 1987
Billy Crocker [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1987
Javert [Replacement]

Javert [Replacement]

  [Off-Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Off-Broadway Production, 1985
Performer

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1984
Londoner

  [Off-Broadway]
1983
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1982
Growltiger [Replacement]

Bustopher Jones [Replacement]

Asparagus [Replacement]

  [College/University (US)]
Northwestern University Production, 1977
Performer

  [Chicago]
Chicago Concert, 1988
Performer

  [East Haddam, CT (Regional)]
World Premiere, 1991
Performer

  [New York]
New York Concert, 1989
Performer

Gregg Edelman Biography

Gregg Edelman was last on Broadway in Wonderful Town. Other Broadway credits include Into the Woods, 1776, City of Angels, Passion, Falsettos, Cabaret, Les Misérables and Cats. He's been nominated for four Tony Awards, two Drama Desk Awards (one win) and two Outer Critics Awards. Film and television credits include Little Children, Spiderman 2, Crimes and Misdemeanors and the upcoming The Proposal, and he is a regular on the CBS series "Hack."

Gregg Edelman Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2004 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical
Gregg Edelman, Wonderful Town
 
Tony Awards - 2002 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
Gregg Edelman, Into the Woods
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1999 - Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical Gold Star
Gregg Edelman, 1776
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1998 - Best Featured Actor - Musical
Gregg Edelman, 1776
 
Tony Awards - 1998 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
Gregg Edelman, 1776
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1997 - Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical Gold Star
Gregg Edelman, 1776
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1997 - Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical Gold Star
Gregg Edelman, 1776
 
Tony Awards - 1993 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
Gregg Edelman, Anna Karenina
 
Tony Awards - 1990 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Gregg Edelman , City of Angels
 
Tony Awards - 1990 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Gregg Edelman, City of Angels

Gregg Edelman News

Berkshire Theatre Group to Present ONCE Photo Berkshire Theatre Group to Present ONCE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2022

Running July 1 through 16 at The Colonial Theatre, the audience will be transported to a bustling Irish pub with a stage full of incredibly talented actors singing and playing their own instruments. 

Berkshire Theatre Group to Present Sensory Friendly Performances For Summer 2022 Seas Photo Berkshire Theatre Group to Present Sensory Friendly Performances For Summer 2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 15, 2022

Berkshire Theatre Group has announced that this season BTG has expanded the sensory-friendly programming and will offer a sensory-friendly performance for many of its summer season shows.

‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčBerkshire Theatre Group Announces Casting For Late Summer 2022 Seas Photo ‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčBerkshire Theatre Group Announces Casting For Late Summer 2022 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 9, 2022

‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčBerkshire Theatre Group has announced casting for shows in BTG‚Äôs Late Summer 2022 Season. The full season will feature B.R.O.K.E.N code B.I.R.D switching, a world premiere play and an award recipient of the GRANTS FOR ARTS PROJECTS from the National Endowment for the Arts; Once, a Tony Award-winning musical; Songs For a New World, the first musical by a Tony Award winner; Dracula, a classic gothic tale of horrors; and Edward Albee's Seascape, a Pulitzer Prize-winning play.¬†

Casts Announced for B.R.O.K.E.N CODE B.I.R.D SWITCHING World Premiere & More Berkshir Photo Casts Announced for B.R.O.K.E.N CODE B.I.R.D SWITCHING World Premiere & More Berkshire Theatre Group
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 7, 2022

Berkshire Theatre Group and Kate Maguire have announced casting for shows in BTG’s Early Summer 2022 Season. The full season will feature B.R.O.K.E.N code B.I.R.D switching, a world premiere play and recipient of an NEA Grants for Arts Projects Award and more.

Ann Kittredge's Debut Album 'reIMAGINE' Available on All Digital Platforms Today Photo Ann Kittredge's Debut Album 'reIMAGINE' Available on All Digital Platforms Today
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 16, 2022

It's today! Award-winning vocalist Ann Kittredge's debut recording reIMAGINE, a specially curated collection of songs uniquely re-imagined and produced by award-winning songwriter and record producer Paul Rolnick, is available on all digital platforms as of today, May 16, 2022.

Off-Broadway Premiere of MR. PARKER to be Presented at Theatre Row Photo Off-Broadway Premiere of MR. PARKER to be Presented at Theatre Row
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2022

Penguin Rep Theatre¬†announced today the Off-Broadway premiere of¬†Mr. Parker,¬†a new play written by¬†Michael McKeever and directed by¬†Joe Brancato.¬†Performances will begin Wednesday, June 1, 2022, for a limited engagement through June 25, 2022, at¬†Theatre Row ‚Äď Theatre 1¬†(410 West 42nd Street).¬†Opening Night is Monday, June 6, 2022, at 7:00PM.

Ann Kittredge To Celebrate Release of Debut Album reIMAGINE at The Laurie Beechman Th Photo Ann Kittredge To Celebrate Release of Debut Album reIMAGINE at The Laurie Beechman Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 2, 2022

In celebration of her soon to be released album¬†Ann Kittredge:reIMAGINE(Jazzheads, Inc./King Kozmo Music), a specially curated collection of songs uniquely re-imagined, Ms. Kittredge, will appear at¬†The Laurie Beechman Theatre¬†(407 West 42nd Street ‚Äď between 9th & 10th Avenues) on¬†Thursday, May 26th at 7pm.

Berkshire Theatre Group Announces Summer 2022 Season Photo Berkshire Theatre Group Announces Summer 2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 24, 2022

Berkshire Theatre Group has announced BTG’s 2022 Summer Season. Find out what shows are coming, how to get tickets and more.

BWW Review: IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS THE MUSICAL  at Berkshire Theatre Group H Photo BWW Review: IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS THE MUSICAL at Berkshire Theatre Group Helps to Make the Season Merry and Bright.
by Marc Savitt - Dec 6, 2021

There is much to enjoy in this stage adaptation of the 1954 American Musical film. This production features David Adkins as General Henry Waverly; Allison Briner Dardenne as Martha Watson; Alanna Saunders as Judy Haynes; Claire Saunders as Betty Haynes; Michael Starr as Phil Davis and Michael Wartella as Bob Wallace.

BTG Announces Casting For Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS THE MUSICAL Photo BTG Announces Casting For Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS THE MUSICAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 30, 2021

Irving Berlin’s White Christmas The Musical is a timeless tale of joy and goodwill about a song-and-dance team putting on a show in a magical Vermont inn and falling for a stunning sister act in the process.

Gregg Edelman Videos

BWW TV: Old Friends Reunite at The Actors Fund Gala- Watch Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 10, 2017

The Actors Fund, the national human services organization that helps everyone in performing arts and entertainment in times of need, crisis or transition, just held its Annual Gala on Monday night, May 8, 2017. The evening celebrated Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning actor Danny DeVito, two-time Academy Award winner Sally Field, outstanding corporate leader Jo Ann Jenkins, CEO of AARP and 21-time Tony Award-winning theatrical director and producer Harold Prince. Mr. DeVito, Ms. Field and Ms. Jenkins were awarded The Actors Fund's Medal of Honor. Mr. Prince received The Actors Fund's Lifetime Achievement Award.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 4/30/16- INTO THE WOODS
by Stage Tube - Apr 30, 2016

Today in 2002, the first Broadway revival of Into the Woods opened at the Broadhurst Theatre, where it ran for 279 performances. Into the Woods is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine. It debuted in San Diego at the Old Globe Theatre in 1986, and premiered on Broadway in 1987. Into the Woods won several Tony Awards, including Best Score, Best Book, and Best Actress in a Musical (Joanna Gleason), in a year dominated by The Phantom of the Opera. The main characters are taken from the stories of Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, Rapunzel, and Cinderella, tied together by a more original story involving a baker and his wife and their quest to begin a family, most likely taken from the original story of Rapunzel by the Brothers Grimm.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 2/18/16- Christopher Sieber
by Stage Tube - Feb 18, 2016

Happy Birthday, Christopher Sieber! Sieber made his Broadway debut as Agis in the musical Triumph of Love with Betty Buckley and F. Murray Abraham. Following this role, he appeared as a replacement in the roles of Gaston in Beauty and the Beast, Trevor Graydon in Thoroughly Modern Millie and Billy Flynn in Chicago. Sieber played the role of Rapunzel's Prince and shared the role of the Wolf with Gregg Edelman in the revival of Into the Woods in 2002. In March 2005, Sieber originated the role of Sir Dennis Galahad in the Broadway musical Monty Python's Spamalot. He starred as Lord Farquaad in Shrek the Musical which opened on Broadway on December 14, 2008, after an out-of-town tryout in Seattle. On March 11, 2011, Sieber replaced Jeffrey Tambor as Georges in the Broadway production of La Cage Aux Folles opposite Harvey Fierstein.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 9/18/15- A TALE OF TWO CITIES
by Stage Tube - Sep 18, 2015

Today in 2008, A Tale of Two Cities opened at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre, where it ran for 60 performances. A Tale of Two Cities is a musical with book, music and lyrics by Jill Santoriello based on the novel of the same name by Charles Dickens.The Broadway production featured James Barbour, Natalie Toro, Aaron Lazar, Gregg Edelman, and Brandi Burkhardt.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 4/30/15- INTO THE WOODS
by Stage Tube - Apr 30, 2015

Today in 2002, the first Broadway revival of Into the Woods opened at the Broadhurst Theatre, where it ran for 279 performances. Into the Woods is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine. It debuted in San Diego at the Old Globe Theatre in 1986, and premiered on Broadway in 1987. Into the Woods won several Tony Awards, including Best Score, Best Book, and Best Actress in a Musical (Joanna Gleason), in a year dominated by The Phantom of the Opera. The main characters are taken from the stories of Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, Rapunzel, and Cinderella, tied together by a more original story involving a baker and his wife and their quest to begin a family, most likely taken from the original story of Rapunzel by the Brothers Grimm.

BWW TV: The Wives Have Arrived! Watch Highlights from Broadway-Bound THE FIRST WIVES CLUB in Chicago
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 11, 2015

The premiere of the new Broadway-bound musical First Wives Club opens tonight, March 11, 2015 at the Oriental Theatre (24 West Randolph St.) and runs through March 29, 2015. Below, BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 2/18/15- Christopher Sieber
by Stage Tube - Feb 18, 2015

Happy Birthday, Christopher Sieber! Sieber made his Broadway debut as Agis in the musical Triumph of Love with Betty Buckley and F. Murray Abraham. Following this role, he appeared as a replacement in the roles of Gaston in Beauty and the Beast, Trevor Graydon in Thoroughly Modern Millie and Billy Flynn in Chicago. Sieber played the role of Rapunzel's Prince and shared the role of the Wolf with Gregg Edelman in the revival of Into the Woods in 2002. In March 2005, Sieber originated the role of Sir Dennis Galahad in the Broadway musical Monty Python's Spamalot. He starred as Lord Farquaad in Shrek the Musical which opened on Broadway on December 14, 2008, after an out-of-town tryout in Seattle. On March 11, 2011, Sieber replaced Jeffrey Tambor as Georges in the Broadway production of La Cage Aux Folles opposite Harvey Fierstein.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 9/18- A TALE OF TWO CITIES
by Stage Tube - Sep 18, 2014

Today in 2008, A Tale of Two Cities opened at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre, where it ran for 60 performances. A Tale of Two Cities is a musical with book, music and lyrics by Jill Santoriello based on the novel of the same name by Charles Dickens.The Broadway production featured James Barbour, Natalie Toro, Aaron Lazar, Gregg Edelman, and Brandi Burkhardt.

STAGE TUBE: Marc Jacoby, Gregg Edelman, Johnny Rabe & More in Highlights of SECONDHAND LIONS
by Stage Tube - Sep 30, 2013

An all-star cast takes the stage at The 5th Avenue Theatre in the celebrated organization's 15th new musical, Secondhand Lions. Based on the beloved film starring Michael Caine and Robert Duvall, Secondhand Lions springs to musical life in Seattle with a superbly talented cast of Broadway stars and Seattle musical theater actors. Check out some highlights below!

STAGE TUBE: Watch 'You Have Brought Me Love' from 5th Avenue's SECONDHAND LIONS
by Stage Tube - Sep 26, 2013

An all-star cast takes the stage at The 5th Avenue Theatre in the celebrated organization's 15th new musical, Secondhand Lions. Based on the beloved film starring Michael Caine and Robert Duvall, Secondhand Lions springs to musical life in Seattle with a superbly talented cast of Broadway stars and Seattle musical theater actors. Below check out a sneak peek of 'You Have Brought Me Love'.


Gregg Edelman Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Gregg Edelman been in?
Gregg Edelman has appeared on Broadway in 15 shows.

How many West End shows has Gregg Edelman been in?
Gregg Edelman has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Gregg Edelman been nominated for?
Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Wonderful Town , Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Into the Woods , Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for 1776 , Best Featured Actor - Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for 1776 , Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for 1776 , Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for 1776 , Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for 1776 , Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Anna Karenina Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for City of Angels and Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for City of Angels .

What awards has Gregg Edelman won?
Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for 1776 Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for 1776and Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for 1776.