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Michael McGrath

 
Bio:
Michael McGrath won a Tony Award for his performance in Nice Work If You Can Get It on Broadway. Other Broadway credits include On the Twentieth Century, Born Yesterday, Memphis, Is He Dead?, Spamalot (Tony Award nomination), Wonderful Town, Little Me, Swinging On A Star (Theatre World Award), The ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Michael McGrath won a Tony Award for his performance in Nice Work If You Can Get It on Broadway. Other Broadway credits include On the Twentieth Century, Born Yesterday, Memphis, Is He Dead?, Spamalot (Tony Award nomination), Wonderful Town, Little Me, Swinging On A Star (Theatre World Award), The ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2022
Performer (Standby) [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2019
Stan Fields
  [Chicago]
Pre-Broadway Run, 2018
Stan Fields
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
World Premiere at Paper Mill Playhouse, 2017
Ralph Kramden
  [Off-Broadway]
Red Bull Theater Adaptation, 2017
Performer
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Broadway Revival, 2016
Sipos
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Broadway Revival, 2015
Owen O'Malley
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2012
Cookie McGee
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2011
Eddie Brock
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2009
Mr. Simmons
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2007
Agamemnon Buckner
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
Major
Patsy
Guard 2
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2003
Chick Clark
  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Performer
  [Broadway]
Reunion Concert, 2002
Moonface Martin
  [Off-Broadway]
2000
Troy Richards
  [Off-Broadway]
1999
Martin Murphy
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1999
Martin Murphy
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 1998
Yulnick
German Soldier
Bruce
Bert
Bernie Buchsbaum
Benny Buchsbaum (Understudy)
Fred Poitrine (Understudy)
Amos Pinchley (Understudy)
Noble Eggleston (Understudy)
Otto Schnitzler (Understudy)
Prince Cherney (Understudy)
The Drunk (Understudy)
Val du Val (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1997
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1997
Dromio of Ephesus
  [Off-Broadway]
1996
Henry W. Schlemmer (Groucho)
  [Off-Broadway]
New York Concert, 1996
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1996
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1996
Charley/His Royal Highness, Dauphin of France
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1995
The Waiter (1)
The Man
A Suitor
The Polish Gentleman
Buddy
Bob
A Lover
Emcee
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1993
Elliot (Standby)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1992
Ensemble
King Kaiser (Understudy)
Benjy Stone (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
1992
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1992
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1988
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1988
Performer

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1992]
Fight Captain

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2022
Performer (Standby) [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2019
Stan Fields

  [Chicago]
Pre-Broadway Run, 2018
Stan Fields

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
World Premiere at Paper Mill Playhouse, 2017
Ralph Kramden

  [Off-Broadway]
Red Bull Theater Adaptation, 2017
Performer

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Broadway Revival, 2016
Sipos

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Broadway Revival, 2015
Owen O'Malley

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2012
Cookie McGee

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2011
Eddie Brock

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2009
Mr. Simmons

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2007
Agamemnon Buckner

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
Major

Patsy

Guard 2

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2003
Chick Clark

  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Performer

  [Broadway]
Reunion Concert, 2002
Moonface Martin

  [Off-Broadway]
2000
Troy Richards

  [Off-Broadway]
1999
Martin Murphy

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1999
Martin Murphy

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 1998
Yulnick

German Soldier

Bruce

Bert

Bernie Buchsbaum

Benny Buchsbaum (Understudy)

Fred Poitrine (Understudy)

Amos Pinchley (Understudy)

Noble Eggleston (Understudy)

Otto Schnitzler (Understudy)

Prince Cherney (Understudy)

The Drunk (Understudy)

Val du Val (Understudy)

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1997
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1997
Dromio of Ephesus

  [Off-Broadway]
1996
Henry W. Schlemmer (Groucho)

  [Off-Broadway]
New York Concert, 1996
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1996
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1996
Charley/His Royal Highness, Dauphin of France

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1995
The Waiter (1)

The Man

A Suitor

The Polish Gentleman

Buddy

Bob

A Lover

Emcee

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1993
Elliot (Standby)

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1992
Ensemble

King Kaiser (Understudy)

Benjy Stone (Understudy)

  [Off-Broadway]
1992
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1992
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1988
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1988
Performer

Productions

Fight Captain

Michael McGrath Biography

Michael McGrath won a Tony Award for his performance in Nice Work If You Can Get It on Broadway. Other Broadway credits include On the Twentieth Century, Born Yesterday, Memphis, Is He Dead?, Spamalot (Tony Award nomination), Wonderful Town, Little Me, Swinging On A Star (Theatre World Award), The Goodbye Girl and My Favorite Year. Michael also appeared in the City Center Encores! productions of Follies, The Boys from Syracuse and DuBarry Was A Lady. His Off-Broadway credits include: The Coconuts, The Butter And Egg Man, Game Show, Louisiana Purchase and Forbidden Broadway. Michael has appeared on television in "The Martin Short Show." His film credits include: The Interpreter, Changing Lanes and Ira and Abby.

Michael McGrath Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Gold Star
Michael McGrath, Nice Work If You Can Get It
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Gold Star
Michael McGrath, Nice Work If You Can Get It
 
Tony Awards - 2012 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical Gold Star
Michael McGrath, Nice Work If You Can Get It
 
Tony Awards - 2005 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
Michael McGrath, Monty Python's Spamalot
 
Theatre World Awards - 1996 - Performance Gold Star
Michael McGrath, Swinging on a Star

Michael McGrath News

Sharon D Clarke Joins Matthew López's RED, WHITE & ROYAL BLUE Film Photo Sharon D Clarke Joins Matthew López's RED, WHITE & ROYAL BLUE Film
by Michael Major - Jul 13, 2022

Sharon D Clarke has joined the cast of Matthew López’s new romantic comedy Red, White & Royal Blue. Thomas Flynn and Malcolm Atobrah have also joined the new cast, which includes the previously announced Uma Thurman, Clifton Collins Jr., Stephen Fry, Sarah Shahi, Taylor Zakhar Perez, Nicholas Galitzins, Rachel Hilson, Ellie Bamber, and more.

Neil Simon's PLAZA SUITE Sets Hudson Theatre Box Office Record For The Fourth Time Photo Neil Simon's PLAZA SUITE Sets Hudson Theatre Box Office Record For The Fourth Time
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 14, 2022

Plaza Suite, the revival of the beloved Neil Simon play, has set a new box office record of $1,708,386.60 at Hudson Theatre (141 West 44th Street) for the week ending Sunday, June 12. This is the fourth time Plaza Suite has set the weekly record at the Hudson, the previous record was $1,684,195.50 set the week ending Sunday, April 24.

Uma Thurman Joins Matthew Lopéz's RED, WHITE & ROYAL BLUE Film Photo Uma Thurman Joins Matthew Lopéz's RED, WHITE & ROYAL BLUE Film
by Michael Major - Jun 2, 2022

Uma Thurman has joined Prime Video’s romantic comedy Red, White & Royal Blue. Marking his feature directorial debut, Tony Award-winning playwright Matthew López (The Inheritance) will direct the film and adapt the script. Thurman will play U.S. President Ellen Claremont in the new film, which will premiere on Prime Video.

Nicholas Galitzine & Taylor Zakhar Perez Join Matthew López's RED, WHITE & ROYAL BLU Photo Nicholas Galitzine & Taylor Zakhar Perez Join Matthew López's RED, WHITE & ROYAL BLUE
by Michael Major - Jun 1, 2022

Marking his feature directorial debut, Tony Award-winning playwright Matthew López (The Inheritance) will direct the film and adapt the script from McQuiston’s novel. Find out who will star and everything we know about the film.

PLAZA SUITE Extends Through July 10 Photo PLAZA SUITE Extends Through July 10
by Stephi Wild - May 4, 2022

Today, producers of Plaza Suite, the hit comedy by Neil Simon starring two-time Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick and two-time Emmy Award winner Sarah Jessica Parker directed by Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey, announced a third extension due to overwhelming demand.

Photos: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of FUNNY GIRL Photo Photos: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of FUNNY GIRL
by Bruce Glikas - Apr 25, 2022

FUNNY GIRL opened last night, Sunday, April 24 at the August Wilson Theatre and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the star-studded red carpet arrivals. Check out the photos below of the stars who came to see the show!

PLAZA SUITE to Resume Performances Tomorrow, April 14th Photo PLAZA SUITE to Resume Performances Tomorrow, April 14th
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 13, 2022

Performances of Plaza Suite will resume tomorrow, April 14 at the Hudson Theatre when Matthew Broderick is able to return to Plaza Suite with Tony Award nominee Erin Dilly (Nice Work If You Can Get It, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Into the Woods) playing the roles of Karen, Muriel, and Norma.

PLAZA SUITE Cancels April 12 Performance Photo PLAZA SUITE Cancels April 12 Performance
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 11, 2022

The Broadway production of Neil Simon's Plaza Suite has announced that tomorrow night's performance of the play has been canceled. 

PLAZA SUITE Cancels Performances Through April 10; Extension Announced Photo PLAZA SUITE Cancels Performances Through April 10; Extension Announced
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 8, 2022

The Broadway production of Neil Simon's Plaza Suite has announced that performances of the play have been canceled through Sunday. April 10 due to positive Covid-19 tests in the company.

Sarah Jessica Parker Tests Positive for COVID; PLAZA SUITE Cancels Tonight's Performa Photo Sarah Jessica Parker Tests Positive for COVID; PLAZA SUITE Cancels Tonight's Performance
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 7, 2022

Due to Sarah Jessica Parker testing positive for COVID, tonight's performance of Plaza Suite on Broadway has been canceled.

Michael McGrath Videos

VIDEO: Matthew Broderick Talks Working With Sarah Jessica Parker in PLAZA SUITE on LI VideoVIDEO: Matthew Broderick Talks Working With Sarah Jessica Parker in PLAZA SUITE on LIVE! with Kelly & Ryan
by Michael Major - Apr 5, 2022

Matthew Broderick sat down with Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest on LIVE! to discuss working with his wife, Sarah Jessica Parker in Plaza Suite on Broadway. The cast also includes Danny Bolero as The Waiter, Drama Desk Award¬ģ nominee Molly Ranson as Jean McCormick/Mimsey Hubley, and Eric Wiegand as The Bellhop/Borden Eisler. Watch the interview now!

VIDEO: Watch Highlights of Sarah Jessica Parker & Matthew Broderick in PLAZA SUITE VideoVIDEO: Watch Highlights of Sarah Jessica Parker & Matthew Broderick in PLAZA SUITE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 5, 2022

Two-time Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick and two-time Emmy Award winner Sarah Jessica Parker have officially made their return to Broadway in the long-awaited opening of Neil Simon's classic comedy about marriage, Plaza Suite under the direction of Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey.

VIDEO: Matthew Broderick, Sarah Jessica Parker, and the Cast of PLAZA SUITE on the Op VideoVIDEO: Matthew Broderick, Sarah Jessica Parker, and the Cast of PLAZA SUITE on the Opening Night Red Carpet
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 30, 2022

Two-time Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick and two-time Emmy Award winner Sarah Jessica Parker have officially made their return to Broadway in Plaza Suite. BroadwayWorld's own Richard Ridge was on the red carpet at opening night and you can check out all of his interviews with the cast here!

VIDEO: Watch Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick Take First Bows in PLAZA SUIT VideoVIDEO: Watch Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick Take First Bows in PLAZA SUITE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 26, 2022

Last night, two-time Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick and two-time Emmy Award winner Sarah Jessica Parker made their return to Broadway in the long-awaited first preview of Neil Simon’s classic comedy about marriage, Plaza Suite under the direction of Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey. Below, check out footage of Broderick and Parker taking their bows and giving an emotional curtain speech to the sold-out audience.

Video Flashback: Jeremy Jordan Performs in FINDING NEVERLAND at American Repertory Th VideoVideo Flashback: Jeremy Jordan Performs in FINDING NEVERLAND at American Repertory Theatre
by Stage Tube - Aug 14, 2021

Finding Neverland is a musical with music and lyrics by Gary Barlow and Eliot Kennedy and a book by James Graham adapted from the 1998 play The Man Who Was Peter Pan by Allan Knee and its 2004 film version Finding Neverland.

Broadway Rewind: ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY Returns to Broadway with Kristin Chenoweth, VideoBroadway Rewind: ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY Returns to Broadway with Kristin Chenoweth, Peter Gallagher, Andy Karl & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 18, 2020

Today we rewind to 2015, when the first Broadway revival of On the Twentieth Century opened at the American Airlines Theatre, where it ran for 144 performances.

VIDEO: Michael McGrath Reflects on Working on LITTLE ME as Part of Roundabout's Off-S VideoVIDEO: Michael McGrath Reflects on Working on LITTLE ME as Part of Roundabout's Off-Script Series!
by Stage Tube - May 7, 2020

As part of Roundabout's Off-Script series, Nathan Lane is reflecting on working on Little Me in 1998!

VIDEO: The Cast Of TOOTSIE Performs 'Unstoppable' at the 2019 TONYS VideoVIDEO: The Cast Of TOOTSIE Performs 'Unstoppable' at the 2019 TONYS
by Stage Tube - Jun 10, 2019

On the 2019 Tony Awards last night, Santino Fontana transformed from failed actor Michael to the sparkling Dorothy in the blink of an eye as he and the cast of Tootsie performed 'Unstoppable.'

VIDEO: TOOTSIE Performs 'Unstoppable' on Good Morning America VideoVIDEO: TOOTSIE Performs 'Unstoppable' on Good Morning America
by Stage Tube - May 17, 2019

The cast of the Tony-nominated musical Tootsie brought Dorothy Michaels to Good Morning America this morning to perform the show's number 'Unstoppable' with its Tony-nominated star, Santino Fontana! Check out the full video below!

VIDEO: LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN Goes Behind the Scenes of TOOTSIE VideoVIDEO: LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN Goes Behind the Scenes of TOOTSIE
by Stage Tube - May 16, 2019

On today's episode of 'Broadway Week' on 'Live with Kelly and Ryan,' Kelly Ripa goes behind the scenes of 'Tootsie.' She sits down with Santino Fontana, and even tries to take home his character's iconic red dress!


Michael McGrath Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Michael McGrath been in?
Michael McGrath has appeared on Broadway in 15 shows.

How many West End shows has Michael McGrath been in?
Michael McGrath has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Michael McGrath been nominated for?
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Nice Work If You Can Get It , Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Nice Work If You Can Get It , Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Nice Work If You Can Get It Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Monty Python's Spamalot and Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Swinging on a Star .

What awards has Michael McGrath won?
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Nice Work If You Can Get It , Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Nice Work If You Can Get It Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Nice Work If You Can Get It and Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Swinging on a Star.