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Michael Grandage

 
Bio:
Michael Grandage is the recipient of Tony, Olivier, Drama Desk, Evening Standard, British Critics' Circle and South Bank Awards. His Olivier Award-winning musicals include Merrily We Roll Along, Grand Hotel and Guys and Dolls. Grandage received a Tony Award for Best Direction for Red and Tony ... (read complete bio)
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Bio:
Michael Grandage is the recipient of Tony, Olivier, Drama Desk, Evening Standard, British Critics' Circle and South Bank Awards. His Olivier Award-winning musicals include Merrily We Roll Along, Grand Hotel and Guys and Dolls. Grandage received a Tony Award for Best Direction for Red and Tony ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[West End, 2021]
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[US Tour, 2019]
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[West End, 2018]
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[West End, 2018]
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[Broadway, 2018]
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[Regional (US), 2017]
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[Broadway, 2016]
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[West End, 2015]
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[Broadway, 2014]
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[US Tour, 2013]
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[West End, 2013]
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[West End, 2013]
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[West End, 2012]
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[Broadway, 2012]
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[West End, 2011]
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[Broadway, 2010]
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[Broadway, 2009]
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[Broadway, 2007]
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[West End, 2006]
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[West End, 2005]
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[West End, 2004]
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[West End, 2000]
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Photos

Disney Theatrical Productions under the direction of Thomas Schumacher presents Froze Photo

Disney Theatrical Productions under the direction of Thomas Schumacher presents Frozen, the North American Tour, music and lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez and book by Jennifer Lee directed by Michael Grandage with: Caroline Bowman (Elsa), Caroline Innerbichler (Anna), Mason Reeves (Kristoff), F. Michael Haynie (Olaf), Austin Colby (Hans), Jeremy Morse (Weselton)

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08/16/2021
Michael Grandage and Company Photo

Michael Grandage and Company

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09/23/2019
Caissie Levy,  John Riddle, Patti Murin, Jelani Alladin, Michael Grandage and Greg Hi Photo

Caissie Levy, John Riddle, Patti Murin, Jelani Alladin, Michael Grandage and Greg Hildreth

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03/23/2018

 

Stage

Productions

[West End, 2021]
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[US Tour, 2019]
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[West End, 2018]
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[West End, 2018]
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[Broadway, 2018]
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[Regional (US), 2017]
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[Broadway, 2016]
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[West End, 2015]
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[Broadway, 2014]
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[US Tour, 2013]
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[West End, 2013]
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[West End, 2013]
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[West End, 2012]
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[Broadway, 2012]
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[West End, 2011]
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[Broadway, 2010]
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[Broadway, 2009]
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[Broadway, 2007]
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[West End, 2006]
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[West End, 2005]
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[West End, 2004]
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[West End, 2000]
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Michael Grandage Biography

Michael Grandage is the recipient of Tony, Olivier, Drama Desk, Evening Standard, British Critics' Circle and South Bank Awards. His Olivier Award-winning musicals include Merrily We Roll Along, Grand Hotel and Guys and Dolls. Grandage received a Tony Award for Best Direction for Red and Tony nominations for Frost/Nixon and The Cripple of Inishmaan. Grandage served as Artistic Director of London's Donmar Warehouse for 10 acclaimed seasons before establishing the Michael Grandage Company (MGC) in 2012. As Artistic Director of MGC, he directed Photograph 51, Henry V, The Cripple of Inishmaan, Peter and Alice and the feature film Genius. www.MichaelGrandageCompany.com

Michael Grandage Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Director of a Play
Michael Grandage, The Cripple of Inishmaan
 
Tony Awards - 2014 - Best Direction of a Play
Michael Grandage, The Cripple of Inishmaan
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Director of a Musical
Michael Grandage, Evita
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2010 - Outstanding Director of a Play Gold Star
Michael Grandage, Red
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2010 - Outstanding Director of a Play
Michael Grandage, Hamlet
 
Olivier Awards - 2010 - Best Director
Michael GrandageHamlet
 
Tony Awards - 2010 - Best Direction of a Play Gold Star
Michael Grandage, Red
 
Olivier Awards - 2009 - Best Revival
Michael GrandageThe Chalk Garden
 
Evening Standard Awards - 2008 - Best Director Gold Star
Michael GrandageThe Chalk Garden
 
Evening Standard Awards - 2008 - Best Director Gold Star
Michael GrandageOthello
 
Evening Standard Awards - 2008 - Best Director Gold Star
Michael GrandageIvanov
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Director of a Play
Michael Grandage, Frost/Nixon
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Director of a Play
Michael Grandage, Frost/Nixon
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Director of a Play
Michael Grandage, Frost/Nixon
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Director of a Play
Michael Grandage, Frost/Nixon
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Director of a Play
Michael Grandage, Frost/Nixon
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Director of a Play
Michael Grandage , Frost/Nixon
 
Tony Awards - 2007 - Best Direction of a Play
Michael Grandage, Frost/Nixon
 
Olivier Awards - 2006 - Best Director
Michael GrandageDon Carlos
 
Evening Standard Awards - 2005 - Best Director Gold Star
Michael GrandageDon Carlos
 
Evening Standard Awards - 2005 - Best Director Gold Star
Michael Grandage, Grand Hotel
 
Olivier Awards - 2004 - Best Director Gold Star
Michael GrandageCaligula

Michael Grandage News

Photos: First Look at White Bear Theatre's Production of THE DWARFS Photo Photos: First Look at White Bear Theatre's Production of THE DWARFS
by Marissa Tomeo - May 14, 2022

Three old school friends, Mark, Pete and Len, knock about the streets, pubs and cafes of East London arguing the toss about art, life and love. The fourth member of their tight-knit group is Virginia, a young teacher. As autumn draws in, each of the friends finds their perception of one another and themselves irrevocably changed.

Time for a Summer Fling: 10+ Atlanta Theatre Productions to Catch this Summer Photo Time for a Summer Fling: 10+ Atlanta Theatre Productions to Catch this Summer
by Caroline Powell - May 6, 2022

As Alice Cooper sings, ‚ÄúSchool‚Äôs out for summer!‚ÄĚ Here in the South, the temperature rises, and everyone flocks to indoor activities like movies, shopping, and the closest air conditioning. Instead of these boring activities, why not find your way to one of Atlanta‚Äôs theatres?

Photos: Inside Look at the Australian Tour of Disney's FROZEN Photo Photos: Inside Look at the Australian Tour of Disney's FROZEN
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 30, 2022

West Australian audiences will experience the magic of Disney's Frozen when the much-anticipated Perth season of the hit Broadway musical opens in August 2022. Following the incredible local success of The Lion King, Mary Poppins and Aladdin, this brand new musical by the same producers, will open at the Crown Theatre Perth in August 2022.

Disney's FROZEN Comes to Perth this Summer Photo Disney's FROZEN Comes to Perth this Summer
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 30, 2022

West Australian audiences will experience the magic of Disney’s Frozen when the much-anticipated Perth season of the hit Broadway musical opens in August 2022. Following the incredible local success of The Lion King, Mary Poppins and Aladdin, this brand new musical by the same producers, will open at the Crown Theatre Perth in August 2022. 

Final Cast Announced For Harold Pinter's THE DWARFS at the White Bear Theatre Photo Final Cast Announced For Harold Pinter's THE DWARFS at the White Bear Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2022

Three old school friends, Mark, Pete and Len, knock about the streets, pubs and cafes of East London arguing the toss about art, life and love. The fourth member of their tight-knit group is Virginia, a young teacher. As autumn draws in, each of the friends finds their perception of one another and themselves irrevocably changed.

Tickets for FROZEN National Tour at the Music Hall at Fair Park to Go On Sale Tomorro Photo Tickets for FROZEN National Tour at the Music Hall at Fair Park to Go On Sale Tomorrow
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2022

Tickets for¬†Disney‚Äôs¬†Frozen¬†will go on sale on Friday April 22 at 10:00 a.m.¬†From the producer of¬†The Lion King¬†and¬†Aladdin,¬†Frozen, the Tony¬ģ-nominated Best Musical, will play an exclusive 3-week premiere engagement at the Music Hall at Fair Park beginning Wednesday, July 20, 2022, with performances playing through Sunday, August 7, 2022.

FROZEN North American Tour is Coming to the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center Photo FROZEN North American Tour is Coming to the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 20, 2022

From the producer of The Lion King and Aladdin, Frozen, the Tony-nominated Best Musical, will play an exclusive two-week premiere engagement at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center beginning Tuesday, May 17, 2022, with performances playing through Sunday, May 29, 2022. Opening night is set for Wednesday, May 18 at 7:30pm.

Lauren Nicole Chapman Takes Over as Anna on the Tour of FROZEN Photo Lauren Nicole Chapman Takes Over as Anna on the Tour of FROZEN
by Stephi Wild - Apr 20, 2022

Original Broadway cast member Lauren Nicole Chapman will join the Frozen North American tour as ‚ÄúAnna.‚ÄĚ Chapman begins performances on Thursday, May 19 at The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center in Appleton, WI.

A SOLDIER'S PLAY, LES MISERABLES & More Announced for Broadway in Dayton 2022-2023 Se Photo A SOLDIER'S PLAY, LES MISERABLES & More Announced for Broadway in Dayton 2022-2023 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 13, 2022

Dayton Live has announcd the Premier Health Broadway in Dayton 2022-2023 Season! 

Broadway Grand Rapids Announces 2022-2023 Season Photo Broadway Grand Rapids Announces 2022-2023 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 12, 2022

Get ready for a season that has it all ‚Äď musical comedy, haunting love stories, epic journeys, and thrilling magic. The Broadway Grand Rapids 2022-23 season will include some of the biggest blockbusters on Broadway, including a two-week run of¬†Disney‚Äôs¬†FROZEN.¬†

Michael Grandage Videos

VIDEO: Stephanie McKeon and Samantha Barks Sing 'I Can't Lose You' From FROZEN VideoVIDEO: Stephanie McKeon and Samantha Barks Sing 'I Can't Lose You' From FROZEN
by Stephi Wild - Apr 1, 2022

An all new video has been released of the stars of the West End production of Frozen, Samantha Barks and Stephanie McKeon, singing I Can’t Lose You.

Josh Young and Emily Padgett Will Bring VALJEAN, COSETTE AND A STRING QUARTET to the  VideoJosh Young and Emily Padgett Will Bring VALJEAN, COSETTE AND A STRING QUARTET to the Green Room 42
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 29, 2022

On April 9 (7pm), join Tony Award Nominee Josh Young and his wife, Broadway Star Emily Padgett at the Green Room 42, as they celebrate the decade that gave us Les Miserables, Phantom of The Opera and Cats - the decade where Stephen Sondheim and Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber reached the pinnacle of their creative mastery: the 1980’s.

VIDEO: Caroline Bowman and Caroline Innerbichler in the All New Music Video For 'I Ca VideoVIDEO: Caroline Bowman and Caroline Innerbichler in the All New Music Video For 'I Can't Lose You' From FROZEN
by Stephi Wild - Mar 18, 2022

An all new music video has been released for the song 'I Can't Lose You' from Frozen, sung by Caroline Bowman and Caroline Innerbichler. The song is also now available to stream on all platforms.

VIDEO: Watch Casts of FROZEN Come Together for 'Let It Go (Around the World Version)' VideoVIDEO: Watch Casts of FROZEN Come Together for 'Let It Go (Around the World Version)'
by Michael Major - Oct 7, 2021

Watch Frozen cast members from four continents join together for the international version of ‚ÄėLet It Go‚Äô, featuring Annas and Elsas from the North American Tour, London‚Äôs West End, Germany, Australia and Japan.

VIDEO: Craig Gallivan and Obioma Ugoala Talk Disney's FROZEN THE MUSICAL in the West  VideoVIDEO: Craig Gallivan and Obioma Ugoala Talk Disney's FROZEN THE MUSICAL in the West End
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 27, 2021

We chat to Craig Gallivan and Obioma Ugoala about starring in Disney's Frozen the Musical, and why they love being a part of it.

VIDEO: FROZEN West End First Look with Samantha Barks, Stephanie McKeon & More VideoVIDEO: FROZEN West End First Look with Samantha Barks, Stephanie McKeon & More
by Stage Tube - Sep 9, 2021

The West End production of Frozen has officially opened at the newly refurbished Theatre Royal Drury Lane on 8 September 2021 and we've got a first look at footage from the West End production! 

Photos: Go Inside the Refurbished Theatre Royal Drury Lane for First Preview of FROZE VideoPhotos: Go Inside the Refurbished Theatre Royal Drury Lane for First Preview of FROZEN
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 31, 2021

On Friday night, the West End production of Frozen began previews at the newly refurbished Theatre Royal Drury Lane and BroadwayWorld was there for the big night! Below, watch as director Michael Grandage gives a speech before the performance, and check out photos from inside the updated venue!

VIDEO: Behind the Scenes of the West End Production of FROZEN VideoVIDEO: Behind the Scenes of the West End Production of FROZEN
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 19, 2021

The West End production of Frozen has released a new video, going behind the scenes of putting together the musical. The video features the musical's stars,  Samantha Barks (Elsa) and Stephanie McKeon (Anna), among others.

Photos and Video: FROZEN Opens in Australia at Sydney's Capitol Theatre VideoPhotos and Video: FROZEN Opens in Australia at Sydney's Capitol Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 10, 2020

Disney’s Frozen opened at Sydney’s Capitol Theatre Thursday, December 10, 2020.  There will soon be five productions of Frozen running worldwide; next year, London, Tokyo and Hamburg will open and the North American tour will resume performances. 

VIDEO: Watch the All New Trailer For the West End Production of FROZEN VideoVIDEO: Watch the All New Trailer For the West End Production of FROZEN
by Stage Tube - Dec 7, 2020

An all new trailer has just been released for the West End production of Frozen, starring Samantha Barks (Elsa) and Stephanie McKeon (Anna).


Michael Grandage Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Michael Grandage been nominated for?
Outstanding Director of a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Cripple of Inishmaan , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for The Cripple of Inishmaan , Outstanding Director of a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Evita , Outstanding Director of a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Red , Outstanding Director of a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Hamlet , Best Director (Olivier Awards) for Hamlet , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Red , Best Revival (Olivier Awards) for The Chalk Garden , Best Director (Evening Standard Awards) for The Chalk Garden , Best Director (Evening Standard Awards) for Othello , Best Director (Evening Standard Awards) for Ivanov , Outstanding Director of a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Frost/Nixon , Outstanding Director of a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Frost/Nixon , Outstanding Director of a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Frost/Nixon , Outstanding Director of a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Frost/Nixon , Outstanding Director of a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Frost/Nixon , Outstanding Director of a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Frost/Nixon , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Frost/Nixon , Best Director (Olivier Awards) for Don Carlos , Best Director (Evening Standard Awards) for Don Carlos Best Director (Evening Standard Awards) for Grand Hotel and Best Director (Olivier Awards) for Caligula .

What awards has Michael Grandage won?
Outstanding Director of a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Red, Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Red, Best Director (Evening Standard Awards) for Ivanov, Best Director (Evening Standard Awards) for Othello, Best Director (Evening Standard Awards) for The Chalk Garden, Best Director (Evening Standard Awards) for Don Carlos Best Director (Evening Standard Awards) for Grand Hoteland Best Director (Olivier Awards) for Caligula .