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Jared Grimes is a quadruple threat in the world of the arts where he is heavily making his mark in singing, dancing, acting, and choreographing. On numerous occasions, he has danced alongside legends such as Wynton Marsalis, Gregory Hines, Ben Vereen, Jerry Lewis and Fayard Nicholas. and also performed for Barack Obama and Ted Kennedy at the Kennedy Center. Most recently on Broadway, Jared could be seen in the Tony Award-winning production of A Soldier’s Play.

Grimes has toured with Musical legend, Mariah Carey, under the choreography of Marty Kudelka, and danced for artists such as Common, Salt-n-Pepa, Envogue, Busta Rhymes and the Roots. Jared’s theater credits include, After Midnight on Broadway directed by Warren Carlyle, Twist directed by Debbie Allen, Babes in Arms at the Goodspeed Opera House choreographed by Randy Skinner, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes directed by John Rando at Encores and Broadway Underground directed by himself.

In the world of acting, Jared is known for his recurring role of ‘Adrian’ on NBC’s hit show “Manifest.” He performed the lead role of ‘Jackson’ in the Annapurna feature film Swing Kids and Sammy Davis Jr.’s “Birth of the Blues” on Michael Feinstein’s American Songbook for PBS. Other film credits include Paramount’s, The Marc Pease Experience starring Ben Stiller, New Line Cinema’s Little Manhattan and Elevation Filmwork’s’ First Born starring Elizabeth Shue. Grimes has appeared in commercials for Coca-Cola, Subway, MTV and television shows such as CBS’ “Star Search,” “Showtime at the Apollo,” ABC Family’s “Dance Fever” and “The Jerry Lewis Telethon.”

Grimes made his choreography debut in Cirque Du Soleil’s, Banana Shpeel Off-Broadway, choreographed commercials for Chili’s and also assisted choreography with Kristin Denehy for Macy’s popular Kids Bop commercial.

Recently he was a choreographer of After Midnight on Broadway and associate choreographer of Holler If You Hear Me, the Tupac musical.

Jared was a lead in the Radio CIty Spring Spectacular and recently choreographed the feature film “Breaking Brooklyn” with director Paul Becker.

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Broadway Revival Production, 2022
Eddie Ryan

Roundabout Theatre Company's Original Broadway Production, 2020
Private Tony Smalls

[St. Louis, MO (Regional)]
Muny Revival, 2018

Radio City Musical Hall Production, 2015

Original Broadway Production, 2013

[New York]
Encores! Concert, 2012

[Regional (US)]
Goodspeed Revival, 2002

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The Joyce Theater Foundation to Present Eight Edition of American Dance Platform

The Joyce Theater Foundation is continuing its mission to bring the best in dance to its New York City stage in the eighth iteration of American Dance Platform.

THE POLAR EXPRESS Comes to Axelrod Contemporary Ballet Theater Next Month

Axelrod Contemporary Ballet Theater presents Gabriel Chajnik’s The Polar Express, based on Chris Van Allsburg’s beloved children’s book from 1985, at the Axelrod Performing Arts Center in Deal Park from December 1 through 10.

Axelrod Contemporary Ballet Theater Presents THE POLAR EXPRESS, A HOLIDAY DANCE-THEATER SPECTACULAR, December 1-10

Experience the magic of 'The Polar Express' in a new dance tradition presented by Axelrod Contemporary Ballet Theater. Don't miss this enchanting holiday performance!

�¿Chicago Human Rhythm Project Presents Anniversary HOLIDAY RHYTHMS This December

Chicago Human Rhythm Project  to present 35th Anniversary presentation of Holiday Rhythms. Get full details.

DRAG THE HALLS Comes to the Olney Theatre Next Month

Drag is back for the holidays at Olney Theatre Center with Drag the Halls, two nights of holiday-themed performances on December 8 and 9 in the 1938 Original Theatre.


The complete cast has been set for the world premiere of Sugar Hill: The Ellington/Strayhorn Nutcracker. See who is starring and learn how to purchase tickets.

Photos: Stars Walk the Red Carpet for Opening Night of PURLIE VICTORIOUS

BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big opening night of Purlie Victorious: A Non-Confederate Romp Through the Cotton Patch and you can check out photos from the star-studded red carpet arrivals here!

Mehmet Ali Sanlikol & WHATSNEXT?, Jeff Harnar, and More to Play Birdland Next Month

Live at Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater will feature a number of exciting performances from top jazz artists this October. Check out the lineup here!

Maude Maggart to Present New Show HERE COME THE DREAMERS at Birdland

BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB will present the singular cabaret artist Maude Maggart in the premiere of her new show “Here Come the Dreamers” on Monday, October 16 at 7:00 PM.

Lea Michele Will Be Out Of Both FUNNY GIRL Performances August 30th

Lea Michele will be out of both performances of Funny Girl as she is under the weather, per an announcement from the production. Julie Benko will play Fanny Brice at both performances today, and her regularly scheduled performance tomorrow. Lea Michele is expected to return to the show Friday, September 1st.

Lea Michele Will Be Out Of FUNNY GIRL Tonight; August 29, 2023

Lea Michele will be out of tonight's 7pm performance of Funny Girl as she is under the weather, per an announcement from the production. The production also stars Tony and Olivier Award  nominee Ramin Karimloo, 2022 Tony & Drama Desk Award nominee and Chita Rivera Award winner Jared Grimes and four-time Tony Award nominee Tovah Feldshuh.

2 Broadway Shows Close Today

Broadway says goodbye to productions. Funny Girl takes its final bow at the August Wilson Theatre following 130 previews and 599 regular performances; and Once Upon a One More Time will conclude its run at the Marquis Theatre following 42 previews and 81 regular performances.

FUNNY GIRL Breaks Own Box Office Record in Final Weeks

With just eight performances remaining, the first-ever Broadway revival of Funny Girl has broken its own box office record for the highest grossing 8-performance week at the August Wilson Theatre for the week ending August 27 with a final gross of $2,133,143.44.

10 Videos To Get Us Joyous About TONY YAZBECK Returning To 54 Below

On September 7th and 8th, everybody's favorite Broadway song and dance man, Tony Yazbeck, will return to 54 Below

FUNNY GIRL Broadway Revival Recoups Investment

The first-ever  Broadway revival of FUNNY GIRL has recouped its $16.5 million capitalization after opening in April 2022 at the August  Wilson Theatre. 

�¿Chicago Human Rhythm Project Presents 33rd Annual RHYTHM WORLD

Chicago Human Rhythm Project's 33nd Annual International Festival of American Tap presents performances, education programs and CHRP's annual Gala 'Jubalee' at five venues around Chicago featuring generations of celebrated artists from around the globe directed by CHRP Artistic Director, Jumaane Taylor. Running July 14 – 23.

Photos: Tovah Feldshuh Creates The Feldshuh Fund for Women's Health

See photos of Tovah Feldshuh celebrating 50 years on Broadway with the creation of The Feldshuh Fund for Women’s Health.

Photos: Broadway Toasts Release of 'I'll Drink to That!' Cocktail Book

We'd like to propose a toast! Broadway has always raised a glass to celebrate itself, both on-stage and off. I'll Drink to That!, by Laurence Maslon, is a celebration of theatrical tradition, a souvenir of magic moments on stage, and a practical guide to make one-of-a-kind craft cocktail recipes inspired by the best of Broadway. Check out photos from the release party here!

Legends Are in the House: The 2023 Chita Rivera Awards

Chita danced onto the stage at the Skirball Center to present the Chita Rivera Lifetime Achievement Award to her friend and collaborator, 96-year-old John Kander.

Video: Broadway's Best Dancers Gather on the Red Carpet at the 2023 Chita Rivera Awards

In this video, watch as Broadway's best dancers walk the red carpet at the 2023 Chita Rivera Awards!


Jared Grimes's next show will be Funny Girl which opens on 4/24/2022 on Broadway.

Jared Grimes has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

Jared Grimes has not appeared in the West End.

Jared Grimes has been nominated for the following awards: Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for Funny Girl, and Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for Funny Girl.

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