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Rinne Groff

 

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
The Public Theater & Elevator Repair Service World Premiere Production, 2017
Isabella

Writing

Bookwriter
Lyricist
Playwright
Bookwriter
Lyricist
Playwright
Playwright
Bookwriter

Photos

Rinne Groff Photo

Rinne Groff

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06/04/2019
Oskar Eustis, Rinne Groff Photo

Oskar Eustis, Rinne Groff

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11/15/2018
Oskar Eustis, Rinne Groff Photo

Oskar Eustis, Rinne Groff

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11/15/2018
Enver Gjokaj, Rinne Groff, Oskar Eustis, Kyle Beltran, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Marissa W Photo

Enver Gjokaj, Rinne Groff, Oskar Eustis, Kyle Beltran, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Marissa Wolf

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07/17/2018
Rinne Groff, Marissa Wolf Photo

Rinne Groff, Marissa Wolf

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07/17/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
The Public Theater & Elevator Repair Service World Premiere Production, 2017
Isabella

Writing
Bookwriter
Lyricist
Playwright
Bookwriter
Lyricist
Playwright
Playwright
Bookwriter

Rinne Groff Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2006 - John Gassner Playwriting Award
Rinne GrOff, Rinne GrOff The Ruby Sunrise

Rinne Groff News

Denise Burse, Nora Cole, Ebony Marshall-Oliver & More to Star in Clubbed Thumb's BODI Photo Denise Burse, Nora Cole, Ebony Marshall-Oliver & More to Star in Clubbed Thumb's BODIES THEY RITUAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 26, 2022

Clubbed Thumb has announced complete casting for the final production of the rescheduled 25th SUMMERWORKS festival of new plays, Bodies They Ritual. Performances will run June 22-July 2.

Clubbed Thumb Announces Casts for 25th Annual SUMMERWORKS Productions Photo Clubbed Thumb Announces Casts for 25th Annual SUMMERWORKS Productions
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 27, 2022

Tony Award-nominated and five-time Obie Award-winning theater company Clubbed Thumb has announced complete casting for the rescheduled 25th SUMMERWORKS festival of new plays. 

THE VAGRANT TRILOGY Extends at The Public Theater Photo THE VAGRANT TRILOGY Extends at The Public Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 31, 2022

The Public Theater will begin performances for the New York premiere of THE VAGRANT TRILOGY on Friday, April 8 with a Joseph Papp Free Performance, after the cancellation of the 2020 production just five days before the first performance and a two-year postponement due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Sunday Morning Michael Dale: Baldwin Debates Buckley, The Bront√ęs Rock Out and Billy Photo Sunday Morning Michael Dale: Baldwin Debates Buckley, The Bront√ęs Rock Out and Billy Porter Revises The Life
by Michael Dale - Mar 20, 2022

Debate: Baldwin vs Buckley is an extraordinary recreation of A 1965 televised debate, Glass Town is a fun rock concert with a Bronte band, The Life gets reworked for Encores! and an O'Neill drama involving Andrew Jackson may be seen differently today.

Clubbed Thumb Announces Full Programming For 25th SUMMERWORKS Festival Photo Clubbed Thumb Announces Full Programming For 25th SUMMERWORKS Festival
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 10, 2022

Tony Award-nominated and five-time Obie Award-winning theater company Clubbed Thumb has¬†announced the complete line-up for the rescheduled 25th SUMMERWORKS festival of new plays. SUMMERWORKS will run May 20 ‚Äď July 2, 2022 at The Wild Project (195 East 3rd Street) and will feature productions of three new plays.

BWW Interview: Marga Gomez of SPANKING MACHINE at The Marsh Returns to Live Performan Photo BWW Interview: Marga Gomez of SPANKING MACHINE at The Marsh Returns to Live Performance With Her Hilarious and Intensely Moving Memoir of Growing Up Brown and Queer
by Jim Munson - Sep 15, 2021

Good news! The Marsh will soon be once again presenting live, in-person performances at their San Francisco location with Marga Gomez's 'Spanking Machine' running September 17 through October 23. BroadwayWorld speaks with Gomez about her hilarious and heart-rending new memoir piece about growing up brown & queer in Washington Heights.

Manhattan Theatre Club Announces Six 2021 Sloan Playwriting Commissions Photo Manhattan Theatre Club Announces Six 2021 Sloan Playwriting Commissions
by Stephi Wild - Jul 28, 2021

Since 2001, MTC has awarded a total of 100 commissions through the Sloan Foundation Program. Learn more about this year's commissions here!

PCS's JAW New Play Festival Returns July 23-25 Photo PCS's JAW New Play Festival Returns July 23-25
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 1, 2021

Portland Center Stage's annual JAW New Play Festival will bring audiences back into The Armory for live theater once again, on July 23-25, for readings of four new scripts, along with performances from local artists, classes, and more. JAW events are free and will be available to watch in-person or online.

Theater J Launches Israeli Theater Collection, Commissions A New Play By Aaron Posner Photo Theater J Launches Israeli Theater Collection, Commissions A New Play By Aaron Posner, and Expands Classes
by Stephi Wild - Dec 8, 2020

Theater J, the nation's largest and most prominent Jewish theater cancels all previously scheduled in-person programming through May 2021 due to the ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

WP THEATER Announces 15 Artists for 2020-22 WP LAB Photo WP THEATER Announces 15 Artists for 2020-22 WP LAB
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 22, 2020

WP THEATER has announced the 15 artists selected for the 2020-2022 WP Lab. The two-year residency begins now and culminates with the biennial WP Pipeline Festival.

Rinne Groff Videos

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from the Public's FIRE IN DREAMLAND VideoBWW TV: Watch Highlights from the Public's FIRE IN DREAMLAND
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 10, 2018

The Public is currently tackling the dynamic and poignantly funny new play Fire in Dreamland. Get a look at the production below!

AUDIO: Public Theater Artistic Director Oskar Eustis Talks HAMILTON, Social Change & More on THE NEW YORKER RADIO HOUR
by Stage Tube - Jun 6, 2016

Artistic Director Oskar Eustis was recently featured in the latest episode of The New Yorker Radio Hour, co-produced by WNYC Studios, where he was interviewed by New Yorker editor David Remnick. The pair talked about social change, HAMILTON, and more - you can listen below!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Berkeley Rep's FALLACI World Premiere
by Stage Tube - Mar 11, 2013

Pulitzer Prize-winner Lawrence Wright premieres his new play at Berkeley Repertory Theatre. It is a fictional play about the last days of legendary journalist Oriana Fallaci. Don't miss this sizzling new script, which is directed by Oskar Eustis, stars Concetta Tomei and Marjan Neshat, and features an incredible team of designers. The 65th world premiere presented by Berkeley Rep, Fallaci is currently in previews in the Roda Theatre and opens March 13, running through April 21. Below, check out a sneak peek at FALLACI, Berkeley Rep's new world premiere about one of the first rock stars of modern journalism!

STAGE TUBE: Artistic Director Tony Taccone Introduces FALLACI at Berkeley Rep
by Stage Tube - Jan 25, 2013

Even as his latest book attracts international attention, Pulitzer Prize-winner Lawrence Wright premieres his new play at Berkeley Repertory Theatre. A reporter renowned for his work with The New Yorker - and the bestselling author behind The Looming Tower and Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief - Wright is also the playwright who penned My Trip to al Qaeda and The Human Scale. Now he debuts a fictional play about the last days of legendary journalist Oriana Fallaci. Don't miss this sizzling new script, which is directed by Oskar Eustis, stars Concetta Tomei and Marjan Neshat, and features an incredible team of designers. The 65th world premiere presented by Berkeley Rep, Fallaci begins previews in the Roda Theatre on March 8, opens March 13, and runs through April 21. Below, watch a video of Artistic Director Tony Taccone introducing the play!

BWW TV: COMPULSION On Stage at the Public! Opens Tonight, 2/17
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 17, 2011

The Public Theater began previews Tuesday, February 1 for the world premiere production of Rinne Groff's COMPULSION, directed by Oskar Eustis. The cast features Hannah Cabell, Matte Osian, and Mandy Patinkin, with puppet design and puppetry supervision by Matt Acheson. COMPULSION runs through Sunday, March 13 at The Public Theater (425 Lafayette Street). The official press opening is tonight, February 17. In celebration of the opening, BroadwayWorld brings you a preview of Compulsion on stage below!

STAGE TUBE: Introducing Public's COMPULSION, 'HOMOSEXUAL'S GUIDE' 'TIMON'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 28, 2011

Click below for video introductions to the Public's upcoming Winter/Spring selections, including Compulsion, Timon of Athens, and Tony Kushner's The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures.

STAGE TUBE: Trailer For COMPULSION at Yale Rep
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 4, 2010

Yale Repertory Theatre (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) presents the world premiere of COMPULSION by Rinne Groff, directed by Oskar Eustis, at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street, New Haven) running through February 28. Opening Night is Thursday, February 4. COMPULSION is a co-production with The Public Theater and Berkeley Repertory Theatre.

STAGE TUBE: AIDS Walk LA 2009 - John Lloyd Young Sings 'You'll Never Walk Alone'
by Eddie Varley - Oct 20, 2009

On October 18, 2009, the crowd walked to 'remember those we have lost, walked to help our friends, family and fellow Angelinos who are affected by HIV/AIDS, and walked to show our never-ending determination to end AIDS.' Tony winner John Lloyd Young performed 'You'll Never Walk Alone' for the crowd to honor those in need and who have passed on from AIDS.

BWW TV STAGE TUBE: 'Oy Vey My Son Is Gay' Trailer
by Eddie Varley - Feb 5, 2009

John Lloyd Young plays the title character in the new film comedy 'Oy Vey My Son Is Gay.' The film is writen by Evgeny Afineevsky, Joseph Goldman and Martin Guigui and directed by Evgeny Afineevsky.


Rinne Groff Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Rinne Groff written?
Rinne Groff has written 6 shows including Inky (Playwright), You Never Know (Bookwriter), The Ruby Sunrise (Playwright), Saved (Bookwriter), Saved (Bookwriter), Compulsion (Playwright).

What awards has Rinne Groff been nominated for?
John Gassner Playwriting Award (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Rinne GrOff The Ruby Sunrise .