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Spalding Gray

 
Spalding Gray Headshot
Date of Birth: June 05, 1941 (81)

Birth Place: Barrington, RI, USA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2000
Secretary William Russell
  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Production, 1999
Performer
  [Broadway]
1996
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  [Broadway]
1994
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  [Broadway]
1993
Performer
  [Broadway]
1991
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1990
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1988
Stage Manager
  [Off-Broadway]
1986
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1986
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1986
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1986
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1980
Spud
  [Off-Broadway]
1980
Spud
  [Off-Broadway]
1968
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Writing

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Adaptation
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Creator
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Bookwriter/Composer/Lyricist


Spalding Gray Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 1999 - Outstanding Solo Performance Gold Star
Spalding Gray, Morning, Noon and Night
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1993 - Outstanding One Person Show
Spalding Gray , Gray's Anatomy
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1991 - Outstanding One Person Show
Spalding Grey, Monster in a Box
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1985 - Outstanding Solo Performance
Spalding Gray, Swimming to Cambodia
 
Obie Awards - 1985 - Special Citations Gold Star
Spalding GraySwimming to Cambodia

Spalding Gray News

VIDEO: First Look at The Acting Company's THE THREE MUSKETEERS and ROMEO AND JULIET i Photo VIDEO: First Look at The Acting Company's THE THREE MUSKETEERS and ROMEO AND JULIET in Repertory
by Blair Ingenthron - Nov 5, 2022

Watch footage of @TheActingCo's The Three Musketeers and Romeo and Juliet playing in repertory at theatres across the country.

TCG Books Presents to Host Conversation with Authors of Classic Russian Drama Series Photo TCG Books Presents to Host Conversation with Authors of Classic Russian Drama Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 24, 2022

Theatre Communications Group has announced the eighth iteration of TCG Books Presents, featuring Richard Nelson, Richard Pevear, and Larissa Volokhonsky in conversation with Gregory Mosher on YouTube Live, Friday, October 28, 2022 at 1:00pm ET.

The Wilma Theater Presents SCHOOL PICTURES, On Stage November 2-20 Photo The Wilma Theater Presents SCHOOL PICTURES, On Stage November 2-20
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 19, 2022

The Wilma Theater in Philadelphia will present the world premiere of SCHOOL PICTURES, a warmhearted and humorous portrait of modern high school life, told in musical snapshots of individual teenagers, on stage Nov. 2-20.

The Drama Book Shop Presents Reading and Signing of Ronald Rand's SOLO TRANSFORMATION Photo The Drama Book Shop Presents Reading and Signing of Ronald Rand's SOLO TRANSFORMATION ON STAGE
by Blair Ingenthron - Aug 27, 2022

Goodwill Cultural Ambassador world-acclaimed Solo Performer Ronald Rand, and author of 'SOLO TRANSFORMATION ON STAGE: A Journey into the Organic Process of the Art of Transformation' will give an in-person Reading and Signing on September 19th @ 5:30 pm at The Drama Book Shop. Special guests scheduled include Stephen Lang & Anita Hollander.

The Acting Company Announces Casting For its 2022-23 Season Photo The Acting Company Announces Casting For its 2022-23 Season
by Stephi Wild - Aug 5, 2022

The Acting Company's Artistic Director Kent Gash and Managing Director Erik Schroeder have announced casting for the national tours of The Three Musketeers and Romeo and Juliet launching in New York City and playing over 27 engagements in 16 states.

Executive Artistic Director Brian Katz To Retire; New Leadership Announced Photo Executive Artistic Director Brian Katz To Retire; New Leadership Announced
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 27, 2022

Custom Made Theatre Co.'s Board of Directors announced that co-founder Brian Katz will retire from his day-to-day position in mid-August after serving for twenty-three years, first as Artistic Director since their formation, and then as Executive Artistic Director since 2019. He will remain the President of the Board of Directors for the company.  

Eszter Balint And Stew to Present 2nd Performance Of I HATE MEMORY - An Anti-Musical  Photo Eszter Balint And Stew to Present 2nd Performance Of I HATE MEMORY - An Anti-Musical at Joe's Pub
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 20, 2022

I Hate Memory, an anti-musical co-starring the streets of New York and the late 20th century, will have its second performance at Joe's Pub on Friday, July 8 at 9:30PM, part of an ongoing bi-monthly series and eventually an album release.

Photos: Clive Davis and More Turn Out for The Acting Company's 50th Anniversary Gala Photo Photos: Clive Davis and More Turn Out for The Acting Company's 50th Anniversary Gala
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 17, 2022

The Acting Company’s 50th Anniversary Gala celebrated the company’s impact across America and new artistic vision for the future on Monday, June 13, 2022 at Capitale in New York City.

Graffiti Artist Drama HIT THE WALL Premieres Photo Graffiti Artist Drama HIT THE WALL Premieres
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 16, 2022

Spin Cycle, Frigid & JCS Theater Company present the World Premiere of HIT THE WALL, a new play by Jake Shore, directed by Timothy Haskell.

The Wilma Theater to Honor Co-Founding Artistic Director Blanka Zizka at FÊTE 2022 Photo The Wilma Theater to Honor Co-Founding Artistic Director Blanka Zizka at FÊTE 2022
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 7, 2022

The Wilma Theater announced today that Fête 2022 will honor retiring Co-Founding Artistic Director Blanka Zizka, who recently departed the company after 40 years in the position. Fête 2022 will be held on Monday June 13, 2022.

Spalding Gray Videos

VIDEO: First Look at The Acting Company's THE THREE MUSKETEERS and ROMEO AND JULIET i Videoplay
VIDEO: First Look at The Acting Company's THE THREE MUSKETEERS and ROMEO AND JULIET in Repertory

by Blair Ingenthron - Nov 5, 2022

Watch footage of @TheActingCo's The Three Musketeers and Romeo and Juliet playing in repertory at theatres across the country.

STAGE TUBE: IT'S WHO YOU KNOW
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 7, 2015

Chambers Stevens is a bona fide Hollywood multi-hyphenate - actor-comedian-acting coach-author - who somehow has encapsulated all of that and more in his new one-man show It's Who You Know, premiering at Memphis' Evergreen Theatre, 1705 Poplar Avenue, October 15-18. Tickets are available online at www.ItsWhoYouKnowOnTour.com.

STAGE TUBE: Go Behind the Scenes of WITH YOU with Anthony Rapp!
by Stage Tube - Sep 9, 2015

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company will present Broadway and film actor Anthony Rapp in this one-man musical theater event, based on his 2006 book Without You: A Memoir of Love, Loss, and the Musical Rent. Performances will take place September 9-13 at Carling-Sorenson Theater at Babson College. For tickets, visit:http://commshakes.org/performances/performance/107

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - PLAYWRIGHT: FROM PAGE TO STAGE on PBS
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 12, 2013

A rare and intimate glimpse into the dynamic process of creating and launching new plays, Playwright: From Page to Stage follows two outstanding young playwrights through the writing, development, staging, rehearsal, and public performance of their plays.

BWW TV: AMERICAN THEATRE WING'S In The Wings - Dramaturg Anne Cattaneo
by Robert Diamond - Jun 15, 2010

ANNE CATTANEO is the dramaturg of Lincoln Center Theater and the creator and head of the Lincoln Center Theater Directors' Lab. A three term past president of Literary Mangers and Dramaturgs of the Americas, she is the recipient of LMDA's first Lessing Award for lifetime achievement of dramaturgy. She has worked widely as a dramaturg on classical plays with directors such as James Lapine, Robert Wilson, Adrian Hall, Robert Falls, Mark Lamos and JoAnne Akalaitis. As the director of the Playworks Program at the Phoenix Theater during the late 1970's, she commissioned and developed plays by Wendy Wasserstein (Isn't It Romantic) Mustapha Matura (Meetings) and Christopher Durang (Beyond Therapy). For the Acting Company, she created two projects: Orchards (published by Knopf and Broadway Play Publishing) which presented seven Chekhov stories adapted for the stage by Maria Irene Fornes, Spalding Gray, John Guare, David Mamet, Wendy Wasserstein, Michael Weller and Samm-Art Williams, and Love's Fire (published by William Morrow) responses to Shakespeare sonnets by Eric Bogosian, William Finn, John Guare, Tony Kushner, Marsha Norman, Ntozake Shange and Wendy Wasserstein. Her own translations of 20th Century German playwrights include Brecht's Galileo (Goodman Theater 1986 starring Brian Dennehy) and Botho Strauss' Big And Little (Phoenix production starring Barbara Barrie, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux.) She is currently on the faculty at Juilliard.


Spalding Gray Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Spalding Gray been in?
Spalding Gray has appeared on Broadway in 7 shows.

How many West End shows has Spalding Gray been in?
Spalding Gray has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Spalding Gray been nominated for?
Outstanding Solo Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for Morning, Noon and Night , Outstanding One Person Show (Drama Desk Awards) for Gray's Anatomy , Outstanding One Person Show (Drama Desk Awards) for Monster in a Box Outstanding Solo Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for Swimming to Cambodia and Special Citations (Obie Awards) for Swimming to Cambodia .

What awards has Spalding Gray won?
Outstanding Solo Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for Morning, Noon and Nightand Special Citations (Obie Awards) for Swimming to Cambodia.

How many shows has Spalding Gray written?
Spalding Gray has written 13 shows including Morning, Noon and Night (Playwright), Rumstick Road (Bookwriter/Composer/Lyricist), Rumstick Road (Author), Orchards (Adaptation), Spalding Gray: Terrors of Pleasure (Playwright), Spalding Gray: Sex and Death to the Age 14 (Playwright), Swimming to Cambodia (Playwright), Terrors of Pleasure (Playwright), Monster in a Box (Playwright), Monster in a Box (Playwright), Gray's Anatomy (Playwright), It's a Slippery Slope (Playwright), Interviewing the Audience (Creator).