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Gregory Jbara

 
Birth Place:
Wayne, MI, USA
Bio:
Gregory Jbara began his undergraduate studies at the University of Michigan with a minor in physics and a major in communications. By his second year he was enrolled as a theatre major and his third year was a founding inaugural class member of the renowned University of Michigan Musical Theatre ... (read complete bio)
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Date of Birth: September 28, 1961 (60)

Birth Place: Wayne, MI, USA

Bio:
Gregory Jbara began his undergraduate studies at the University of Michigan with a minor in physics and a major in communications. By his second year he was enrolled as a theatre major and his third year was a founding inaugural class member of the renowned University of Michigan Musical Theatre ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2008
Dad [Replacement]
Dad
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
Andre
  [San Diego, CA (Regional)]
World Premiere, 2004
Andre
  [New York]
Reading, 2004
Performer
  [Regional (US)]
Regional Revival, 2002
Dwight D. Eisenhowser
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2000
Chick Clark
  [US Tour]
2nd National Tour, 1997
Billy Flynn [Replacement]
  [US Tour]
1st National Tour, 1997
Billy Flynn [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Billy Flynn [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1995
Squash (Mr. Bernstein)
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1994
Sohovik
Voice of Narrator [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 1989
Kevin Cartwright
  [Off-Broadway]
1989
Kevin Cartwright
  [Broadway]
1989
A Bellhop
A Bootblack
Eddie Brock (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
1988
LIFFE Member and Trader
Zackerman (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
1987
John
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1986
The Monster

Photos

Leah Hocking, Trent Kowalik, Hadyn Gwynne, Gregory Jbara, Carole Shelley, Santino Fon Photo

Leah Hocking, Trent Kowalik, Hadyn Gwynne, Gregory Jbara, Carole Shelley, Santino Fontana & the ensemble cast during the "Billy Elliot - The Musical" Opening Night Performance Curtain Call at the Imperial Theatre in New york City. November 13, 2008.

From: 
Date:
09/11/2018
Leah Hocking, Trent Kowalik, Hadyn Gwynne, Gregory Jbara, Carole Shelley, Santino Fon Photo

Leah Hocking, Trent Kowalik, Hadyn Gwynne, Gregory Jbara, Carole Shelley, Santino Fontana & the ensemble cast.during the "Billy Elliot - The Musical" Opening Night Performance Curtain Call at the Imperial Theatre in New york City..November 13, 2008.

From: 
Date:
09/11/2018
Julie & Gregory Jbara Photo

Julie & Gregory Jbara

From: 
Date:
12/18/2016

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2008
Dad [Replacement]

Dad

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
Andre

  [San Diego, CA (Regional)]
World Premiere, 2004
Andre

  [New York]
Reading, 2004
Performer

  [Regional (US)]
Regional Revival, 2002
Dwight D. Eisenhowser

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2000
Chick Clark

  [US Tour]
2nd National Tour, 1997
Billy Flynn [Replacement]

  [US Tour]
1st National Tour, 1997
Billy Flynn [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Billy Flynn [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1995
Squash (Mr. Bernstein)

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1994
Sohovik

Voice of Narrator [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 1989
Kevin Cartwright

  [Off-Broadway]
1989
Kevin Cartwright

  [Broadway]
1989
A Bellhop

A Bootblack

Eddie Brock (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
1988
LIFFE Member and Trader

Zackerman (Understudy)

  [Off-Broadway]
1987
John

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1986
The Monster

Gregory Jbara Biography

Gregory Jbara began his undergraduate studies at the University of Michigan with a minor in physics and a major in communications. By his second year he was enrolled as a theatre major and his third year was a founding inaugural class member of the renowned University of Michigan Musical Theatre Department. He also co-founded the still flourishing Impact (Jazz) Dance Company through the University Activities Center.

He transferred to The Juilliard School where he completed his BFA in acting in 1986.
The fall of his fourth year of training at Juilliard he was selected to join five other acting students to represent the Drama Division performing live on the televised 80th anniversary celebration of the Juilliard School, ‚ÄúPBS Live From Lincoln Center: Juilliard at 80‚ÄĚ.

He remained a New York resident through December of 1997. Born and raised in suburban Detroit, Jbara now resides with his wife Julie and their sons Zachary and Aidan in Los Angeles.




Gregory Jbara News

Photos: On the Red Carpet at CHICAGO's 25th Anniversary Performance Photo Photos: On the Red Carpet at CHICAGO's 25th Anniversary Performance
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 17, 2021

Last night, Chicago on Broadway celebrated 25 years of Razzle Dazzle on Broadway with a special celebration.

Kritzerland Announces Virtual Concert ALL THE WEILL Photo Kritzerland Announces Virtual Concert ALL THE WEILL
by Stephi Wild - Mar 21, 2021

For the 112th Kritzerland show, it's All the Weill, a celebration of the brilliant music of Kurt Weill, along with his equally brilliant lyricists, Bertolt Brecht, Ogden Nash, Langston Hughes, Ira Gershwin, Alan Jay Lerner, and Maxwell Anderson.

VIDEO: FOREVER PLAID Alumni Sing 'Never Met a Man I Didn't Like' in the Valley Villag Photo VIDEO: FOREVER PLAID Alumni Sing 'Never Met a Man I Didn't Like' in the Valley Villagers Virtual Choir
by Stage Tube - Feb 27, 2021

The Valley Villagers Virtual Choir, headed up by musical director Jeff Rizzo and producer/director Eric Andrist, have gathered together 70+ performers for their latest virtual choir video.

Photo Flash: Andréa Burns, Laura Osnes, and Jackie Burns Surprise Casts Of BAA Onsta Photo Photo Flash: Andréa Burns, Laura Osnes, and Jackie Burns Surprise Casts Of BAA Onstage's DEAR EDWINA and A KILLER PARTY
by Stephi Wild - Jan 23, 2021

Last evening, Andréa Burns, Laura Osnes, and Jackie Burns attended a Zoom Promotional Party for BAA Onstage's productions of Dear Edwina Online Edition and A Killer Party: A Murder Mystery Musical. BAA Onstage is the affiliate production company of Broadway Artists Alliance of NYC.

Broadway Artists Alliance Launches Virtual Musical Program, BAAOnstage And Presents D Photo Broadway Artists Alliance Launches Virtual Musical Program, BAAOnstage And Presents DEAR EDWINA Online Edition
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 21, 2021

In December of 2020, Broadway Artists Alliance assembled a stellar cast of 25 young performers to present Dear Edwina Online Edition as part of the inaugural season of 'BAAOnstage.' Created to provide a performance outlet for students during the era of quarantine, BAAOnstage gathers students from across the country to rehearse, film, and livestream musical productions - all remotely from home!

New Jersey Native Jennifer Johns-Grasso Directs Production Of A KILLER PARTY: A MURDE Photo New Jersey Native Jennifer Johns-Grasso Directs Production Of A KILLER PARTY: A MURDER MYSTERY MUSICAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 19, 2021

 In December of 2020, Broadway Artists Alliance (BAA) assembled a 'killer' cast of twenty six young performers to present the virtual sensation A Killer Party: A Murder Mystery Musical. Highland, NJ resident Jennifer Johns-Grasso, the Founder and Artistic Director of BAA, directs the production.

Northern Virginia Native Mimi Robinson Assistant Directs A KILLER PARTY: A MURDER MYS Photo Northern Virginia Native Mimi Robinson Assistant Directs A KILLER PARTY: A MURDER MYSTERY MUSICAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 19, 2021

In December of 2020, Broadway Artists Alliance assembled a 'killer' cast of twenty six young performers to present the virtual sensation A Killer Party: A Murder Mystery Musical. Native Virginian Mimi Harlow Robinson, who now resides in New York City, assistant directed the production.

Ava Giorgione Of Capital Area School For The Arts Charter School to Appear in A KILLE Photo Ava Giorgione Of Capital Area School For The Arts Charter School to Appear in A KILLER PARTY: A MURDER MYSTERY MUSICAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 13, 2021

Ava Giorgione of Harrisburg will appear in a groundbreaking virtual musical, A Killer Party: A Murder Mystery Musical, produced by 'BAA Onstage'. The show was conceived as a new style of online theatre by Jason Howland, Nathan Tysen, Kait Kerrigan, Rachel Axler and a team of 40+ Broadway professionals.

Stream THE SANTA HAT Starring Ed Asner, Michael Urie & Gregory Jbara, Shoshana Bean's Photo Stream THE SANTA HAT Starring Ed Asner, Michael Urie & Gregory Jbara, Shoshana Bean's SING YOUR HALLELUJAH & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 21, 2020

Broadway On Demand will present even more shows perfect for the holidays, including the reading of a new play, The Santa Hat, starring seven-time Emmy Award winner Ed Asner, two-time Drama Desk Award winner Michael Urie, Tony and Drama Desk Award winner Gregory Jbara, and much more!

Ed Asner, Lucie Arnaz & Levi Kreis Lead THE SANTA HAT On Broadway On Demand Photo Ed Asner, Lucie Arnaz & Levi Kreis Lead THE SANTA HAT On Broadway On Demand
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 18, 2020

Ed Asner, Lucie Arnaz, and¬†Levi Kreis will lead an all star cast of performers - national, regional and local ‚Äď donating their time and talent for first and only world wide virtual reading of a new holiday script, ‚ÄúThe Santa Hat.‚Ä̬†

Gregory Jbara Videos

VIDEO: FOREVER PLAID Alumni Sing 'Never Met a Man I Didn't Like' in the Valley Villag VideoVIDEO: FOREVER PLAID Alumni Sing 'Never Met a Man I Didn't Like' in the Valley Villagers Virtual Choir
by Stage Tube - Feb 27, 2021

The Valley Villagers Virtual Choir, headed up by musical director Jeff Rizzo and producer/director Eric Andrist, have gathered together 70+ performers for their latest virtual choir video.

BWW Exclusive: Songs from the Vault- Gregory Jbara Sings from THE DOCTOR'S WIFE VideoBWW Exclusive: Songs from the Vault- Gregory Jbara Sings from THE DOCTOR'S WIFE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 20, 2020

In 2005, BroadwayWorld gathered a slew of stars for Standing Ovations 3, a special concert event at Joe's Pub benefitting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids. Below, watch as Gregory Jbara sings from The Doctor's Wife.

Broadway Rewind: BILLY ELLIOT Pirouettes to Broadway in 2008! VideoBroadway Rewind: BILLY ELLIOT Pirouettes to Broadway in 2008!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 14, 2020

Billy Elliot made a huge splash in London in 2005 before it crossed the Atlantic. The Broadway production opened at the Imperial Theatre on November 13, 2008, where it remained for over three years and 1312 performances. The show made Tony winners of its three pint-sized leading men (David √Ālvarez, Trent Kowalik and Kiril Kulish) and picked up nine other Tonys that season. The production also notabley starred Haydn Gwynne, Gregory Jbara and a young, future Tony-winner, Santino Fontana.

Summer Flashback: BILLY ELLIOT Opens on Broadway! VideoSummer Flashback: BILLY ELLIOT Opens on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 12, 2019

We're feeling electricity because we're looking back at the 2009 Tony Award winner for Best Musical, Billy Elliot! Take a look at the show's opening night at Broadway's Imperial Theatre with the show's stars David Alvarez, Gregory Jbara, Santino Fontana, and more! Be sure to check out all the footage!

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 3/3/16- DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS
by Stage Tube - Mar 3, 2016

Today in 2005, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels openend at the Imperial Theatre, where it ran for 627 performances.Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is a Broadway musical, with music and lyrics by David Yazbek and a book by Jeffrey Lane; it is based on the 1988 film of the same name. The director was Jack O'Brien, choreographer was Jerry Mitchell, scenic design by David Rockwell, costume design by Gregg carves, and lighting design was by Kenneth Posner. The cast included John Lithgow, Norbert Leo Butz, and Sherie Rene Scott, with Joanna Gleason and Gregory Jbara.

Alice Ripley & Gregory Jbara In New Song Clips From EVERYBODY'S TALKIN'
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 12, 2015

Two Tony Award winners light up a new musical!

New Photos Of Alice Ripley & Gregory Jbara In EVERYBODY'S TALKIN'
by Pat Cerasaro - May 30, 2015

Two Tony Award winners gear up for a new musical!

Harry Nilsson Revue EVERYBODY'S TALKIN' Eyeing Broadway This Season?
by Pat Cerasaro - May 27, 2015

Is a new musical revue heading for Broadway later this season?

First Video Promo For Alice Ripley & Gregory Jbara In EVERYBODY'S TALKIN'
by Pat Cerasaro - May 26, 2015

Two Tony Award winners gear up for a new musical!

Alice Ripley Talks Harry Nilsson & World Premiere Of EVERYBODY'S TALKIN'
by Pat Cerasaro - May 25, 2015

A Tony Award winner gears up for a new musical!


Gregory Jbara Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Gregory Jbara been in?
Gregory Jbara has appeared on Broadway in 7 shows.

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