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David Alan Grier News

 
Date Of Birth:
June 30, 1955 (66)
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 (66)

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 Community Reacts to Stephen Sondheim's Passing Photo Broadway Community Reacts to Stephen Sondheim's Passing
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 26, 2021

BroadwayWorld was saddened to report earlier this evening that Broadway icon Stephen Sondheim has passed away at the age of 91. In the wake of his passing, there has been an outpouring of grief from the Broadway community and beyond.

CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG Sequel in the Works Photo CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG Sequel in the Works
by Michael Major - Nov 23, 2021

A sequel to the recent Clifford the Big Red Dog live-action film is now in the works! Based on the Scholastic Book Series 'Clifford the Big Red Dog' by Norman Bridwell, the film stars David Alan Grier, Jack Whitehall, Darby Camp, Tony Hale, Sienna Guillory, Russell Wong and John Cleese.

SF SKETCHFEST Announces Initial Lineup For 2022 San Francisco Photo SF SKETCHFEST Announces Initial Lineup For 2022 San Francisco
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 19, 2021

SF Sketchfest announces the initial lineup for the 20th Anniversary comedy festival taking place January 7-23 in venues across San Francisco.

VIDEO: Watch the Teaser for JOE PICKETT on Spectrum Photo VIDEO: Watch the Teaser for JOE PICKETT on Spectrum
by Michael Major - Nov 15, 2021

Joe Pickett - based on the book series of the same name and led by showrunners John Erick Dowdle and Drew Dowdle and Red Wagon Entertainment’s Doug Wick and Lucy Fisher - follows a dedicated game warden (Michael Dorman) and his family as they navigate the shifting socio-political climate of a small rural town on the verge of economic collapse.

CLYDE'S Begins Previews on Broadway Tonight; Meet the Cast! Photo CLYDE'S Begins Previews on Broadway Tonight; Meet the Cast!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 3, 2021

Second Stage Theater's production of Lynn Nottage's new play, Clyde's, officially begins previews tonight, November 3, at Second Stage's Broadway home, The Hayes Theater. Meet the cast bringing this new play to Broadway below!

The National Theatre Conference Announces 2021 Award Recipients Photo The National Theatre Conference Announces 2021 Award Recipients
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 15, 2021

The National Theatre Conference, is an organization of theatermakers that connects, supports, and advocates for the field. Each year, leading theatre professionals and academics gather in New York City to engage in the essential questions of our art.

VIDEO: Watch the New Trailer for the Live Action CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG Photo VIDEO: Watch the New Trailer for the Live Action CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG
by Michael Major - Oct 14, 2021

Based on the Scholastic Book Series 'Clifford the Big Red Dog' by Norman Bridwell, the film stars David Alan Grier, Jack Whitehall, Darby Camp, Tony Hale, Sienna Guillory, Russell Wong and John Cleese. Watch the new trailer now!

Photos: Check Out All of the Highlights From the 2020 Tony Awards! Photo Photos: Check Out All of the Highlights From the 2020 Tony Awards!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 26, 2021

After two and a half years without Broadway's biggest night, the Tony Awards returned on Sunday, Sept. 26! This year's presentation honored the outstanding shows, performances and artistry of the 2019-2020 Broadway season. 

Photos: Backstage with the Winners at the 2020 Tony Awards Photo Photos: Backstage with the Winners at the 2020 Tony Awards
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 26, 2021

The big day is finally here! Follow along with BroadwayWorld ALL night, while you're glued to Paramount+ and CBS for all things Tony Awards.

VIDEOS: Danny Burstein, Aaron Tveit, Adrienne Warren, and More Accept Their Tony Awar Photo VIDEOS: Danny Burstein, Aaron Tveit, Adrienne Warren, and More Accept Their Tony Awards
by Team BWW - Sep 26, 2021

After two and a half years without Broadway's biggest night, the Tony Awards are back! This year's presentation honors the outstanding shows, performances and artistry of the 2019-2020 Broadway season, which was brought to a halt by the COVID-19 pandemic.

2020 Tony Awards: Live Reactions from Inside the Winner's Circle! Photo 2020 Tony Awards: Live Reactions from Inside the Winner's Circle!
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 26, 2021

The Tony Awards are back and BroadwayWorld is bringing you the insider scoop from the virtual Winner's Room! 

Recap the 2020 Tony Awards Acceptance Speeches Photo Recap the 2020 Tony Awards Acceptance Speeches
by Team BWW - Sep 26, 2021

As part of BroadwayWorld's expansive coverage of the 74th Annual Tony Awards, we're bringing you the full text of all of the acceptance speeches; from the emotional to the humorous, and everything in between. Keep up with all of the winners' speeches with our list below.

A SOLDIER'S PLAY's David Alan Grier Wins 2020 Tony Award for Best Performance by an A Photo A SOLDIER'S PLAY's David Alan Grier Wins 2020 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
by - Sep 26, 2021

David Alan Grier has won the 2020 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play for A SOLDIER'S PLAY.

All of the Winners from the 2020 Tony Awards! Photo All of the Winners from the 2020 Tony Awards!
by Team BWW - Sep 26, 2021

After two and a half years without Broadway's biggest night, the Tony Awards returned on Sunday, Sept. 26! This year's presentation will honor the outstanding shows, performances and artistry of the 2019-2020 Broadway season. If you missed the ceremony or need a refresher, BroadwayWorld has all of the winners right here!

Photos: Stars Come Out to Celebrate on the Tony Awards Red Carpet! Photo Photos: Stars Come Out to Celebrate on the Tony Awards Red Carpet!
by Bruce Glikas - Sep 26, 2021

The big day is finally here! Follow along with BroadwayWorld ALL night, while you're glued to Paramount+ and CBS for all things Tony Awards. For now, we're taking you to the red carpet for a look at all of the stars (and what they're wearing)!

How/When/Where to Watch the 2020 Tony Awards and Other Questions Answered! Photo How/When/Where to Watch the 2020 Tony Awards and Other Questions Answered!
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 26, 2021

After two and a half years without Broadway's biggest night, the Tony Awards are back. This year's presentation will honor the outstanding shows, performances and artistry of the 2019-2020 Broadway season, which was brought to a halt by the COVID-19 pandemic. Need a refresher on how to watch and when? We've got you covered!

A SOLDIER'S PLAY to be Adapted into a Limited Series Starring David Alan Grier Photo A SOLDIER'S PLAY to be Adapted into a Limited Series Starring David Alan Grier
by Michael Major - Sep 23, 2021

The Tony-nominated play will be adapted into a limited series. David Alan Grier, who is nominated for a Tony award for his role as Sgt. Vernon Water in the play, will play the character's father in the new limited series. 

CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG Pulled  From September 17 Release Date Due to Concerns Over  Photo CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG Pulled From September 17 Release Date Due to Concerns Over the Delta Variant
by Stephi Wild - Jul 31, 2021

With families being less likely to go to theaters, Paramount is looking for a new U.S. release date. The initial rumor was that the film was pushed a week to September 22, but this is untrue. No date has been revealed at this time.

Wake Up With BWW 6/30: PLAZA SUITE Announces Broadway Dates, New MJ Casting, and More Photo Wake Up With BWW 6/30: PLAZA SUITE Announces Broadway Dates, New MJ Casting, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 30, 2021

Today's top stories: Plaza Suite announces Broadway dates, MJ announces new casting in the title role, first look at photos from Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cinderella, and more!

Photos: Rehearsals for Shakespeare in the Park's MERRY WIVES; Increased Audience Capa Photo Photos: Rehearsals for Shakespeare in the Park's MERRY WIVES; Increased Audience Capacity
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 24, 2021

The Public Theater will begin performances of the 2021 Free Shakespeare in the Park production of MERRY WIVES on Tuesday, July 6 at The Delacorte Theater. The all-Black staging of the delightful comedy will officially open on Tuesday, July 27 and was recently extended by three weeks to now end on Saturday, September 18.

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