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Jonathan Groff

 
Birth Place:
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA
Bio:
Broadway: Hamilton, Spring Awakening, In My Life. Off-Broadway: Hamilton (The Public), A New Brain (Encores! Off Center), The Submission (MCC), The Bacchae (The Public), Obie Award for Prayer for My Enemy (Playwrights Horizons) and The Singing Forest (The Public), Hair (The Public), Spring Awakening ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: March 26, 1985 (37)

Birth Place: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA

Bio:
Broadway: Hamilton, Spring Awakening, In My Life. Off-Broadway: Hamilton (The Public), A New Brain (Encores! Off Center), The Submission (MCC), The Bacchae (The Public), Obie Award for Prayer for My Enemy (Playwrights Horizons) and The Singing Forest (The Public), Hair (The Public), Spring Awakening ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 2021
Seymour
  [Los Angeles]
Hollywood Bowl Revival, 2017
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
King George III [Replacement]
King George III
  [New York]
City Center Encores! Off-Center Production, 2015
Gordon Michael Schwinn
  [Off-Broadway]
World Premiere Production, 2015
King George [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
MCC Theater Production, 2011
Danny Larsen
  [West End]
London Revival, 2010
Clifford Anderson
  [Off-Broadway]
2009
Gray Korankyi / Walter Rieman
  [Off-Broadway]
2008
Billy
  [Off-Broadway]
Shakespeare In The Park Revival, 2008
Claude
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2006
Melchior
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 2006
Jesus [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2006
Melchior
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
Performer (Swing)
Nick (Understudy)
J.T. (Understudy)

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2005]
Dance Captain

Photos

Jonathan Groff and Lea Michele  Photo

Jonathan Groff and Lea Michele

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Date:
06/14/2022
Jonathan Groff, Zach Braff, Lea Michele and Darren Criss Photo

Jonathan Groff, Zach Braff, Lea Michele and Darren Criss

From: 
Date:
06/14/2022
Jonathan Groff and Lea Michele  Photo

Jonathan Groff and Lea Michele

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Date:
06/14/2022
(L-R Back Row) Duncan Sheik, Skylar Astin, Jennifer Damiano, Gideon Glick, Robert Hag Photo

(L-R Back Row) Duncan Sheik, Skylar Astin, Jennifer Damiano, Gideon Glick, Robert Hager, Jonathan B. Wright, Lea Michele, Krysta Rodriguez, Lilli Cooper, Phoebe Strole, Producer Dave Sirulnick,Director Michael John Warren, Lauren Pritchard and Steven Sater (L-R Front Row) Gerard Canonico, Brian Charles Johnson, Jonathan Groff, Remy Zaken and John Gallagher Jr.

From: 
Date:
04/26/2022

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 2021
Seymour

  [Los Angeles]
Hollywood Bowl Revival, 2017
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
King George III [Replacement]

King George III

  [New York]
City Center Encores! Off-Center Production, 2015
Gordon Michael Schwinn

  [Off-Broadway]
World Premiere Production, 2015
King George [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
MCC Theater Production, 2011
Danny Larsen

  [West End]
London Revival, 2010
Clifford Anderson

  [Off-Broadway]
2009
Gray Korankyi / Walter Rieman

  [Off-Broadway]
2008
Billy

  [Off-Broadway]
Shakespeare In The Park Revival, 2008
Claude

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2006
Melchior

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 2006
Jesus [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2006
Melchior

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
Performer (Swing)

Nick (Understudy)

J.T. (Understudy)

Productions

Dance Captain

Jonathan Groff Biography

Broadway: Hamilton, Spring Awakening, In My Life. Off-Broadway: Hamilton (The Public), A New Brain (Encores! Off Center), The Submission (MCC), The Bacchae (The Public), Obie Award for Prayer for My Enemy (Playwrights Horizons) and The Singing Forest (The Public), Hair (The Public), Spring Awakening (Atlantic). West End: Deathtrap. Regional: Red (Mark Taper Forum). TV: HBO's "Looking," "Boss," "Glee." Film: Frozen 2, American Sniper, The Normal Heart, Frozen, C.O.G., The Conspirator, Twelve-Thirty, Taking Woodstock.

Other theatre credits include the off-Broadway production of Little Shop of Horrors (2019), Sondheim on Sondheim (Hollywood Bowl, 2016), Deathtrap (West End, 2010), and Fame (North Shore Music Theatre, 2005).

Jonathan Groff Awards and Nominations

 
Drama League Awards - 2020 - Distinguished Performance Award
Jonathan Groff, Little Shop of Horrors
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2020 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical Gold Star
Jonathan Groff, Little Shop of Horrors
 
Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
Jonathan Groff, Hamilton
 
Obie Awards - 2009 - Performance Gold Star
Jonathan Groff, Prayer for My Enemy
 
Obie Awards - 2009 - Performance Gold Star
Jonathan Groff, The Singing Forest
 
Theatre World Awards - 2007 - Performance Gold Star
Jonathan Groff, Spring Awakening
 
Tony Awards - 2007 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Jonathan Groff, Spring Awakening
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2006 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical
Jonathan Groff, Spring Awakening

Jonathan Groff News

Photos: Darren Criss & The House Of Suntory's Host After, After Tony's Celebration Photo Photos: Darren Criss & The House Of Suntory's Host After, After Tony's Celebration
by Bruce Glikas - Jun 14, 2022

Another Tonys has come and gone! Before DeBose took the stage, Darren Criss and Julianne Hough hosted The Tony Awards: Act One on Paramount+.  And after the Tonys, the party moved from Radio City Music Hall to The House Of Suntory's for a star-studded celebration. Check out photos!

Wake Up With BWW 6/14: TONY AWARDS Performances, Photos, Reviews, Ratings, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 6/14: TONY AWARDS Performances, Photos, Reviews, Ratings, and More!
by - Jun 14, 2022

Today's top stories include further coverage from this weekend's Tony Awards, including all of the performances, ratings, reviews, and more! Plus, Hugh Jackman will miss performances of The Music Man after testing positive for COVID-19, and more.

Photos: Inside the 75th Annual Tony Awards Photo Photos: Inside the 75th Annual Tony Awards
by Michael Major - Jun 13, 2022

Last night, the 75th Annual Tony Awards were hosted by Oscar-winner Ariana DeBose. The evening included appearances by Hugh Jackman, Sutton Foster, Patti LuPone, Jennifer Hudson, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Jonathan Groff, Lea Michele, Andrew Garfield, Cynthia Erivo, and more. Check out photos from inside the event now!

VIDEO: SPRING AWAKENING Cast Reunites For a Performance of 'Touch Me' on The Tony Awa Photo VIDEO: SPRING AWAKENING Cast Reunites For a Performance of 'Touch Me' on The Tony Awards
by Stephi Wild - Jun 12, 2022

The Original Broadway Cast of Spring Awakening reunited on the Tony Awards stage for a performance of 'Touch Me', led by Lea Michele and Jonathan Groff.

Photos: Broadway Stars Align on the 2022 Tony Awards Red Carpet Photo Photos: Broadway Stars Align on the 2022 Tony Awards Red Carpet
by Bruce Glikas - Jun 12, 2022

We're taking you to the red carpet for a look at all of the stars (and what they're wearing) at them 2022 Tony Awards!

Rob McClure Will Take Over the Role of Seymour in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Photo Rob McClure Will Take Over the Role of Seymour in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by Stephi Wild - Jun 9, 2022

Tony, Outer Critics Circle, Drama League, and Drama Desk Award Nominated Broadway star Rob McClure will take on the lead role of Seymour in the off-Broadway production of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS beginning next month!

BWW Review: World Premiere TRADING PLACES is 'Looking Good, Feeling Good' at Alliance Photo BWW Review: World Premiere TRADING PLACES is 'Looking Good, Feeling Good' at Alliance Theatre
by Caroline Powell - Jun 8, 2022

Alliance Theatre’s season is coming to an end with TRADING PLACES, a world premiere musical. With book by Thomas Lennon, and music and lyrics by Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner, TRADING PLACES is a delight for viewers.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns to the Green Room 42 This Month Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns to the Green Room 42 This Month
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2022

AT THIS PERFORMANCE…  returns to The Green Room 42 featuring Standbys, Understudies and Alternates from A STRANGE LOOP; HADESTOWN; MR. SATURDAY NIGHT; MRS. DOUBTFIRE; THE BOOK OF MORMON;  GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY and ROMEO & BERNADETTE on Monday, June 20th at 7 PM.   

Standbys, Understudies and Alternates From A STRANGE LOOP & More to Join AT THIS PERF Photo Standbys, Understudies and Alternates From A STRANGE LOOP & More to Join AT THIS PERFORMANCE... at The Green Room 42
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 6, 2022

Stephen DeAngelis will continue his ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with the next edition of AT THIS PERFORMANCE‚Ķ‚ĄĘ to be held on Monday, June 20th ¬†at The Green Room 42, Green Fig, Fourth Floor, Yotel NYC, 570 Tenth Avenue (at 42nd Street), New York, NY 10036 at 7 PM.

The Friday 5(+1): Madison Gunn and Morgan Riggs of TEN YEAR Photo The Friday 5(+1): Madison Gunn and Morgan Riggs of TEN YEAR
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 3, 2022

Sam is holding on to the past. He‚Äôs had the same job, lived in the same house, even ordered the same coffee for a decade now. This one weekend could change all of that. Come see the world premiere of Ten Year ‚Äď a new musical by Wesley King and Jacob Henz, running through June 4 at Nashville‚Äôs Darkhorse Theater.

Jonathan Groff Videos

VIDEO: Skylar Astin is Suddenly the New Seymour in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS VideoVIDEO: Skylar Astin is Suddenly the New Seymour in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 27, 2022

A new Seymour is in town! Just last week, award-winning film, television, and Broadway star Skylar Astin took over in the three-time Best Musical Revival Award-winning production of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS and now he talks about playing the role for the first time in a special interview.

VIDEO: Original Cast of SPRING AWAKENING Reunites for NYC Premiere of HBO's THOSE YOU VideoVIDEO: Original Cast of SPRING AWAKENING Reunites for NYC Premiere of HBO's THOSE YOU'VE KNOWN Doc
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 27, 2022

There was a Spring Awakening reunion in NYC earlier this week! Stars of the beloved musical gathered for the premiere of HBO's upcoming Spring Awakening: Those You've Known documentary. Directed by Michael John Warren, Spring Awakening: Check out video interviews with the cast.

VIDEO: Lea Michele and Jonathan Groff Look Back on 15 Years of SPRING AWAKENING VideoVIDEO: Lea Michele and Jonathan Groff Look Back on 15 Years of SPRING AWAKENING
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 29, 2022

On May 3, HBO premieres Spring Awakening: Those You've Known- a documentary directed by Michael John Warren.15 years after the smash, Tony-winning Broadway run of 'Spring Awakening,' the original cast and creative team reunite for a spectacular, one-night only reunion concert to benefit The Actors Fund.

VIDEO: SPRING AWAKENING: THOSE YOU'VE KNOWN HBO Documentary Trailer VideoVIDEO: SPRING AWAKENING: THOSE YOU'VE KNOWN HBO Documentary Trailer
by Michael Major - Apr 25, 2022

Watch the trailer for the documentary which pulls back the curtain to showcase the reunited original cast, including Jonathan Groff and Lea Michele, and creative team at rehearsals, in their homes and backstage. The film features electrifying performances from the reunion concert in November 2021, newly filmed interviews, candid archival video and photographs.

VIDEO: Jonathan Groff Gives Surprise SPRING AWAKENING Performance on THE TONIGHT SHOW VideoVIDEO: Jonathan Groff Gives Surprise SPRING AWAKENING Performance on THE TONIGHT SHOW
by Michael Major - Apr 6, 2022

Jonathan Groff sat down with Jimmy Fallon last night to discuss the upcoming Spring Awakening: Those You've Known HBO documentary. The interview also features a clip from the new documentary, which is set to premiere on May 3 on HBO. Watch as the interview concluded with Groff performing a surprise rendition of 'Totally F*cked' from the hit musical.

VIDEO: Watch Jonathan Groff in a New AND JUST LIKE THAT... Preview VideoVIDEO: Watch Jonathan Groff in a New AND JUST LIKE THAT... Preview
by Michael Major - Jan 3, 2022

Jonathan Groff plays a plastic surgery doctor who meets with Anthony (Mario Cantone) and Carrie Bradshaw (Sarah Jessica Parker) in the new episode. The new series has also featured Broadway names like Sara Ramírez, Ali Stroker, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Isabelle McCalla, Julie Halston, and more. Watch the new preview now!

VIDEO: Jonathan Groff Talks SPRING AWAKENING Reunion on LIVE! With Kelly & Ryan VideoVIDEO: Jonathan Groff Talks SPRING AWAKENING Reunion on LIVE! With Kelly & Ryan
by Michael Major - Dec 13, 2021

Jonathan Groff sat down with Kelly Ripa and guest-host Mark Conseulos this morning, discussing the Spring Awakning reunion concert. The reunion also featured Skylar Astin, Lilli Cooper, Jennifer Damiano, John Gallagher, Jr., Gideon Glick, Lea Michele, Lauren Pritchard, and Krysta Rodriguez.

VIDEO: Watch Ramin Karimloo Sing 'Welcome to My World' from Burt Bacharach and Steven VideoVIDEO: Watch Ramin Karimloo Sing 'Welcome to My World' from Burt Bacharach and Steven Sater's SOME LOVERS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 26, 2021

Earlier this month, Broadway Records released the world premiere concept recording of SOME LOVERS - a concept recording written by six-time Grammy and three-time Academy Award Winner Burt Bacharach (Promises, Promises; Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid) and Grammy, two-time Tony, and Olivier Award Winner Steven Sater (Spring Awakening, Alice By Heart). 

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of HAMILTON Accept the Emmy for Outstanding Variety Special (Pr VideoVIDEO: Watch the Cast of HAMILTON Accept the Emmy for Outstanding Variety Special (Pre-Recorded)
by Stage Tube - Sep 20, 2021

Tony Award-winner Renée Elise Goldsberry accepted the award, delivering a moving speech that urged for more collaboration between television and live theatre performances. Leslie Odom Jr., Daveed Diggs, Phillipa Soo, Jonathan Groff, and more accompanied her onstage.

VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Leslie Odom Jr. & Renée Elise Goldsberry Take Us 'Behind  VideoVIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Leslie Odom Jr. & Renée Elise Goldsberry Take Us 'Behind the Scene' of HAMILTON
by Stage Tube - Feb 25, 2021

Actress¬†Ren√©e Elise Goldsberry, who plays Angelica Schuyler, and¬†Leslie Odom Jr., who¬†plays Aaron Burr, take the audience ‚ÄúBehind the Scene‚ÄĚ of this show about Alexander Hamilton‚Äôs rise from one of the Founding Fathers of the United States to his fatal duel with Aaron Burr.


Jonathan Groff Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Jonathan Groff been in?
Jonathan Groff has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Jonathan Groff been in?
Jonathan Groff has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Jonathan Groff's first West End show?
Jonathan Groff's first West End show was Deathtrap which opened in 2010

What awards has Jonathan Groff been nominated for?
Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Little Shop of Horrors , Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Little Shop of Horrors , Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Hamilton , Performance (Obie Awards) for Prayer for My Enemy , Performance (Obie Awards) for The Singing Forest , Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Spring Awakening Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Spring Awakening and Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Spring Awakening .

What awards has Jonathan Groff won?
Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Little Shop of Horrors, Performance (Obie Awards) for Prayer for My Enemy Performance (Obie Awards) for The Singing Forestand Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Spring Awakening.