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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.


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Michael McGrath 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

Michael McGrath Productions

 
[Broadway, 1992]
Fight Captain

Michael McGrath Movies

Boyfriends
[ 1996 ] James
Changing Lanes
[ 2002 ] Seavers Michael Patrick McGrath
Cowboys & Angels
[ 2003 ] Mud Club Student
The Interpreter
[ 2005 ] Jonathan Ferris Michael Patrick McGrath
Ira & Abby
[ 2006 ] Tony the Doorman
The Secret of Kells
[ 2009 ] Adult Brendan
Memphis the Musical
[ 2011 ] Mr. Simmons

Michael McGrath Awards and Nominations


winner
Drama Desk Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

Michael McGrath, Nice Work If You Can Get It


winner
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

Michael McGrath, Nice Work If You Can Get It


winner
Tony Awards - 2012 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical

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


winner
Theatre World Awards - 1996 - Performance

Michael McGrath, Swinging on a Star

Michael McGrath Videos

Michael McGrath News


ELLA THE UNGOVERNABLE By David McDonald To Be Presented By Theater for the New City This June

Experience the world premiere of ELLA THE UNGOVERNABLE by David McDonald at Theater for the New City from June 20 to July 7. This gripping drama explores themes of rebellion and resilience.
ELLA THE UNGOVERNABLE By David McDonald to be Presented at Theater for the New City

ELLA THE UNGOVERNABLE by David McDonald will be presented at TNC this summer. Learn how to purchase tickets.
Unpack the Tony Awards History of the 2024 Nominated Revivals

The results of this season's Tony races are still up in the air, but many of this season's nominated revivals have been through awards season before. How did they fare? The past may not always be the best indicator of the future, but accolades of years past provide interesting insight nonetheless. Check out a complete list of who was nominated, in what categories, and most importantly... if they won!
Matthew López to Write Script for RED, WHITE & ROYAL BLUE Sequel

The highly anticipated sequel to Red, White & Royal Blue is in development, with Tony-Winner Matthew López returning to write the script, this time alongside Red, White & Royal Blue author, Casey McQuiston. Matthew López made his directorial debut with the first Red, White & Royal Blue film which became the #1 Movie Worldwide on Prime Video last August.
From La Jolla Playhouse to Broadway - A Brief History

Learn more about some of the Broadway productions that you may not have realized began their journey at La Jolla Playhouse! 
15 Stars You May or May Not Have Known Were in SPAMALOT

With Spamalot returning to Broadway, we're taking a walk down memory lane and reflecting on some of the stars who have appeared in previous productions of the musical. From Broadway to London, Chicago, touring productions, Las Vegas, the Hollywood Bowl, and more, there have been many faces you may recognize who have taken on these roles. 
Wake Up With BroadwayWorld September 25th, 2023

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is September 25, 2023 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours.
Fundraiser Launched to Raise Money For the Family of the Late Michael McGrath

A GoFundMe page has been set up to help with financial difficulties suffered by the family of the late Michael McGrath following his sudden passing.
Wake Up With BroadwayWorld September 18th, 2023

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is September 18th, 2023 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours: 
Video: Remembering Michael McGrath

Veteran actor Michael McGrath passed away at the age of 65. With these videos, we are remembering McGrath with highlights from some of his greatest onstage moments.
Tony Award-Winning Actor Michael McGrath Dies At Age 65

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report the passing of Tony Award-winning actor Michael McGrath.
Interview: Santino Fontana of SANTINO FONTANA AT 54 BELOW

The Tony-winner returns to 54 Below with a mystery set of songs, special guests and showbiz stories.
A SPAMALOT Recap- Everything You Need to Know!

The search for the grail will continue on Broadway this fall! Direct from a sold out run at the Kennedy Center, the Tony Award-winning Best Musical comedy Monty Python’s SPAMALOT will return to Broadway at the St. James Theatre.
Video: First Look at 'Dentist' From LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at the Muny

The Muny is presenting Little Shop of Horrors through July 31. Check out an all new video here, featuring clips from 'Dentist'!
Photos & Video: Inside Opening Night of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at The Muny

See photos and video of Little Shop of Horrors at The Muny.
Video: New Teaser Trailer for LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at The Muny

Get a first look at the teaser trailer for LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at The Muny. Don't miss this jaw-dropping preview of the highly anticipated production, filled with thrills and excitement.
Video: Inside Rehearsal For LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at the Muny

The Muny is presenting Little Shop of Horrors, July 25 - 31. Get a look inside rehearsals in this all new video!
Video: Inside the First Day of Rehearsals for LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at The Muny

Get a first look inside rehearsals for Little Shop of Horrors at The Muny!
Full Cast and Creative Team Set For LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at the Muny

The Muny has announced its full cast, design and production teams for the cult classic, Little Shop of Horrors, July 25 - 31. 
Theatre By The Sea to Host 90th Anniversary BIG BARN BASH

In celebration of 90 years of Theatre By The Sea, owner and producer Bill Hanney have announced a Big Barn Bash featuring TBTS alumni, which will take place at the historic barn theatre on Monday, August 21, 2023.

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?

Michael McGrath has been nominated for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for Nice Work If You Can Get It, at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for Nice Work If You Can Get It, and for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for Nice Work If You Can Get It. He was also nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for Monty Python's Spamalot and received a Performance award at the Theatre World Awards for Swinging on a Star.

What awards has Michael McGrath won?

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

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