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David Alan Grier

 
Date Of Birth:
June 30, 1955 (67)
Birth Place:
Detroit, MI, USA
Bio:
Countless theater, television, film and comedic endeavors have pushed David Alan Grier's career to remarkable heights and his ability to excel across all mediums and contexts is a testament to his inherent sense of comic timing and creative drive. The three-time Tony and GRAMMY Award nominee was ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: June 30, 1955 (67)

Birth Place: Detroit, MI, USA

Bio:
Countless theater, television, film and comedic endeavors have pushed David Alan Grier's career to remarkable heights and his ability to excel across all mediums and contexts is a testament to his inherent sense of comic timing and creative drive. The three-time Tony and GRAMMY Award nominee was ... (read complete bio)
Broadway Streaming Guide: December 2022 - Where to Watch MATILDA THE MUSICAL & More N Photo Broadway Streaming Guide: December 2022 - Where to Watch MATILDA THE MUSICAL & More New Releases!
by Michael Major - Dec 3, 2022

2022 is going out with a bang with new movies, series, and concerts to keep Broadway fans entertained all month long! From the new film adaptation of Matilda the Musical to Idina Menzel's new documentary on Disney+, December's streaming guide has something for everyone!

Wake Up With BWW 11/29: Mariah Carey Joins SOME LIKE IT HOT Producing Team, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 11/29: Mariah Carey Joins SOME LIKE IT HOT Producing Team, and More!
by - Nov 29, 2022

Top stories include: Mariah Carey joins the producing team of Some Like It Hot, which also canceled last night's performance. Plus, the upcoming film of Long Day’s Journey Into Night, starring Jessica Lange, Ed Harris, Ben Foster and Colin Morgan, has wrapped production.

Photo: ABC Debuts BEAUTY & THE BEAST: A 30TH CELEBRATION Cast Photo Photo Photo: ABC Debuts BEAUTY & THE BEAST: A 30TH CELEBRATION Cast Photo
by Michael Major - Nov 28, 2022

Check out a new photo of the complete cast of ‚ÄúBeauty and the Beast: A 30th Celebration,‚ÄĚ featuring H.E.R. as Belle; Josh Groban as The Beast; Joshua Henry as Gaston; Rita Moreno as the night‚Äôs narrator; Martin Short as Lumi√®re; David Alan Grier Cogsworth; Rizwan Manji as LeFou; and Jon Jon Briones as Maurice.

Broadway Watch Guide: Holidays 2022 - Where to Watch Jeremy Jordan, Amanda Kloots & M Photo Broadway Watch Guide: Holidays 2022 - Where to Watch Jeremy Jordan, Amanda Kloots & More on TV This Holiday Season
by Michael Major - Nov 25, 2022

Broadway fans will have much to be joyful about as dozens of Broadway stars appear in holiday programs throughout the season. From ABC's Beauty & the Beast special to holiday films starring Jeremy Jordan, Derek Klena, Amanda Kloots, Dolly Parton, the Rockettes, Kyle Dean Massey, and more, check out what you should tune into this holiday season!

Wake Up With BWW 11/22: KPOP Opening Night, A CHRISTMAS CAROL Reviews, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 11/22: KPOP Opening Night, A CHRISTMAS CAROL Reviews, and More!
by - Nov 22, 2022

Top stories include opening night coverage from KPOP the Musical, reviews for A Christmas Carol starring Jefferson Mays, and more!

VIDEO: Watch Joshua Henry, Shania Twain & More in BEAUTY & THE BEAST: A 30TH CELEBRAT Photo VIDEO: Watch Joshua Henry, Shania Twain & More in BEAUTY & THE BEAST: A 30TH CELEBRATION Preview
by Michael Major - Nov 21, 2022

ABC has released a first look at Joshua Henry, Shania Twain, Martin Short, David Alan Grier, and Rita Moreno in the upcoming Beauty & the Beast 30th Anniversary live action and animated hybrid special. Watch the new video preview, which features a sneak peek at Shania Twain singing the title song, now!

VIDEO: First Look at Josh Groban and H.E.R in BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: A 30TH CELEBRATIO Photo VIDEO: First Look at Josh Groban and H.E.R in BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: A 30TH CELEBRATION on ABC
by Blair Ingenthron - Nov 19, 2022

Watch a sneak peek of H.E.R. and Josh Groban performing the title song from BEAUTY AND THE BEAST in anticipation of the ABC Special on December 15th.

Photo: First Look at H.E.R. & Josh Groban in BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: A 30TH CELEBRATION Photo Photo: First Look at H.E.R. & Josh Groban in BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: A 30TH CELEBRATION
by Michael Major - Nov 10, 2022

H.E.R. and Josh Groban lead an all-star cast full of beloved actors and musicians, including Rita Moreno as the narrator, Joshua Henry as Gaston, Martin Short as Lumière, David Alan Grier as Cogsworth, Rizwan Manji as LeFou, Jon Jon Briones as Maurice, Leo Abelo Perry as Chip and Shania Twain as Mrs. Potts. Check out the first look photo now!

Wake Up With BWW 10/18: OHIO STATE MURDERS Casting, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 10/18: OHIO STATE MURDERS Casting, and More!
by - Oct 18, 2022

Today's top stories include Ohio State Murders casting, Patti LuPone responds to the recent flurry of social media drama, and more.

Jon Jon Briones, Rizwan Manji & More Join ABC's BEAUTY & THE BEAST Photo Jon Jon Briones, Rizwan Manji & More Join ABC's BEAUTY & THE BEAST
by Michael Major - Oct 17, 2022

Martin Short has been confirmed to play Lumière; David Alan Grier will play Cogsworth; Rizwan Manji joins the cast as Gaston’s sidekick, LeFou; and Jon Jon Briones will play Belle’s loving father, Maurice. Rising star Leo Abelo Perry will play Chip alongside Shania Twain as Mrs. Potts. They join H.E.R., Rita Moreno, Joshua Henry, and Josh Groban.

Wake Up With BWW 9/23: Brian d'Arcy James and Andy Karl Return to INTO THE WOODS, and Photo Wake Up With BWW 9/23: Brian d'Arcy James and Andy Karl Return to INTO THE WOODS, and More!
by - Sep 23, 2022

Top stories include new casting for Into The Woods, with Brian d'Arcy James returning as The Baker and Andy Karl joining the cast as Rapunzel's Prince. Plus, check out rehearsal photos and meet the cast of the National Tour of Aladdin, and more!

Martin Short & Shania Twain in Final Talks to Join ABC's BEAUTY & THE BEAST Special Photo Martin Short & Shania Twain in Final Talks to Join ABC's BEAUTY & THE BEAST Special
by Michael Major - Sep 22, 2022

Martin Short and Shania Twain may be joining ABC's upcoming Beauty and the Beast special. They are in talks for Short to play Lumière and for Twain to play Mrs. Potts. They would join previously announced H.E.R. in the role of Belle, David Alan Grier as Cogsworth, Joshua Henry as Gaston, Josh Groban as the Beast, and Rita Moreno as the Narrator.

David Alan Grier Joins ABC's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST 30th Anniversary Special as Cogswor Photo David Alan Grier Joins ABC's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST 30th Anniversary Special as Cogsworth
by Michael Major - Sep 20, 2022

David Alan Grier has been cast as Cogsworth in ABC's upcoming animated and live-action blended special, ‚ÄúBeauty and the Beast: A 30th Celebration.‚ÄĚ Grier will join the previously announced¬†H.E.R. in the role of Belle, Joshua Henry as Gaston, Josh Groban as the Beast, and Rita Moreno as the Narrator.

Meet the Cast of THE PIANO LESSON, Beginning Previews Tonight! Photo Meet the Cast of THE PIANO LESSON, Beginning Previews Tonight!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 19, 2022

The first Broadway revival of August Wilson's The Piano Lesson begins previews tonight, September 19, at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre for its 17-week engagement.  Meet the cast bringing this play back to Broadway!

Interview: Emmy Raver-Lampman & Josh Gad Tease Musical Moments in CENTRAL PARK Season Photo Interview: Emmy Raver-Lampman & Josh Gad Tease Musical Moments in CENTRAL PARK Season Three
by Michael Major - Sep 9, 2022

The hit animated musical series Central Park is back with its third season! BroadwayWorld caught up with stars Emmy Raver-Lampman and Josh Gad, who teased what to expect from the new season and what musical numbers they are most excited for audiences to see. Watch the new video interview now!

VIDEO: Apple TV+ Debuts CENTRAL PARK Season Three Trailer Photo VIDEO: Apple TV+ Debuts CENTRAL PARK Season Three Trailer
by Michael Major - Aug 24, 2022

‚ÄúCentral Park‚ÄĚ stars a renowned voice cast that includes Gad, Tituss Burgess, Daveed Diggs, Kathryn Hahn, Leslie Odom Jr., Emmy Raver-Lampman, Stanley Tucci, Kristen Bell, Sam Richardson, Ben Schwartz, Jack McBrayer, Amber Ruffin, Yvette Nicole Brown, Craig Robinson, Tim Meadows, David Alan Grier and more.¬†Watch the new video trailer now!

Broadway Streaming Guide: August 2022 - Where to Watch 13: THE MUSICAL & More New Rel Photo Broadway Streaming Guide: August 2022 - Where to Watch 13: THE MUSICAL & More New Releases!
by Michael Major - Aug 7, 2022

This August, Broadway fans will be kept busy with new movies, television shows, albums, and concerts to binge. From Netflix's new film adaptation of 13: the Musical to a new album from Funny Girl star Julie Benko, check out what's coming to streaming services this month!

Complete Cast and Creative Team Announced For THE PIANO LESSON, Starring Samuel L Jac Photo Complete Cast and Creative Team Announced For THE PIANO LESSON, Starring Samuel L Jackson, Danielle Brooks and More
by Stephi Wild - Aug 2, 2022

The complete cast and creative team have been announced for the first Broadway revival of August Wilson's The Piano Lesson at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre. Joining the cast are Nadia Daniel and Jurnee Elizabeth Swan. Rounding out the company are Shirine Babb, Charles Browning, Peter Jay Fernandez, Sharina Martin, Warner Miller, Doron JePaul Mitchell and Kim Sullivan.

CENTRAL PARK Will Return For Season Three in September Photo CENTRAL PARK Will Return For Season Three in September
by Michael Major - Jul 18, 2022

‚ÄúCentral Park‚ÄĚ stars a renowned voice cast that includes Josh Gad, Tituss Burgess, Daveed Diggs, Kathryn Hahn, Leslie Odom Jr., Emmy Raver-Lampman and Stanley Tucci and Kristen Bell who will star in season three in the new role of Abby, Paige‚Äôs (Hahn) little sister. Plus, check out first look photos from the upcoming season now!

Video: Halle Bailey Wraps Filming On THE COLOR PURPLE Movie with A Gift From Oprah! Photo Video: Halle Bailey Wraps Filming On THE COLOR PURPLE Movie with A Gift From Oprah!
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 30, 2022

The Color Purple musical movie is currently currently being filmed in Georgia and this week, young star, Halle Bailey, wrapped her portion of filming, celebrating with a sweet gift from producer, Oprah Winfrey. Watch the video!

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