David Alan Grier Videos

 
Date Of Birth:
June 30, 1955 (64)
Birth Place:
Detroit, MI, USA
Bio:
Broadway: Porgy and Bess, The First (Jackie Robinson, Tony nomination, Theatre World Award), Dreamgirls, A Soldier's Play, Race (Tony nomination). Films: A Soldier's Story, Robert Altman's Streamers (Golden Lion for Best Actor at the Venice Film Festival), Dance Flick and the upcoming We the ... (read more)
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Date of Birth: June 30, 1955 (64)

Birth Place: Detroit, MI, USA

Bio:
Broadway: Porgy and Bess, The First (Jackie Robinson, Tony nomination, Theatre World Award), Dreamgirls, A Soldier's Play, Race (Tony nomination). Films: A Soldier's Story, Robert Altman's Streamers (Golden Lion for Best Actor at the Venice Film Festival), Dance Flick and the upcoming We the ... (read more)
STAGE TUBE: James Spader Talks Bdwy's RACE to CBS' The Late Late Show
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 1, 2009

RACE star James Spader visited the CBS' The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson on September 29th and you can watch the clip right here on STAGE TUBE! (more...)

Broadway Beat's Video Show Preview of RACE
by Broadway Beat - Dec 18, 2009

RACE began previews on Monday, November 16, 2009 at 8:00 pm at The Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th St.). The official opening night took place on Sunday, December 6, 2009. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: RACE's James Spader on 'Today'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 28, 2010

James Spader, star of the critically acclaimed Broadway play 'Race', was a guest on The Today Show on Friday, March 26, where he talked about playing a defense lawyer in his Broadway debut and the reception the play has received so far. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: RACE's James Spader Guests on 'The View'
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 27, 2010

Yesterday, May 26, the ladies of The View welcomed RACE star James Spader to the couch to talk about the show and his newly erected Sardi's portriat. Click below to watch his segment! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Bell, O'Neil, Jay & Mamet Make 'Pornography'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 3, 2010

This lost masterpiece of pornography was recently discovered in a woodworking shop of a Beverly Hills dentist. June Crenshaw (Kristen Bell) was known as the 'sex kitten' of the Supreme Court. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: In Rehearsal with A.R.T.'s PORGY AND BESS!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 8, 2011

A.R.T. American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) opens its 2011-12 season with The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin. The adaptation by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks and Obie Award-winning composer Diedre L. Murray, directed by A.R.T. Artistic Director Diane Paulus, with choreography by Ronald K. Brown, begins previews on August 17 and opens for the reviewing press on August 31 at 7pm. Performances are at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle Street, Cambridge. In the video below, the Boston Globe goes inside rehearsal and chats with the cast about the new production. Click below to check it out! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Ana Gasteyer Performs on KTLA Morning News
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 10, 2011

Film and stage regular Ana Gasteyer recently performed 'Slap That Bass' on KTLA Morning News. Click below to watch her performance! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Broadway-Bound PORGY & BESS in Workshop
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 22, 2011

A.R.T. American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) opens its 2011-12 season with The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin. The adaptation by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks and Obie Award-winning composer Diedre L. Murray, directed by A.R.T. Artistic Director Diane Paulus, with choreography by Ronald K. Brown, begins previews on August 17 and opens for the reviewing press on August 31 at 7pm. Performances are at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle Street, Cambridge. Tickets for preview performances are currently on sale, remaining tickets for the run go on sale on July 12. Check out a sneak peek of the production below! (more...)

TV: Broadway-Bound PORGY & BESS - First Footage!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 9, 2011

On August 31, American Repertory Theatre opened The Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS. Written by Ira Gershwin, George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, the A.R.T. production features an adaptation by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks and Obie Award-winning composer Diedre L. Murray. It is directed by A.R.T. Artistic Director Diane Paulus, with choreography by Ronald K. Brown. The show began previews on August 17 and is planning a Broadway transfer this winter. The production is scheduled to begin previews at the Richard Rogers Theatre on December 17, 2011 in anticipation of a January 12, 2012 Broadway opening. The first footage of the show has been released in a new commercial spot and BroadwayWorld brings you a first look below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: New Footage from Broadway-Bound PORGY AND BESS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 9, 2011

It was announced last week that the Broadway-bound production of THE GERSHWINS' PORGY AND BESS, which played a record-breaking, sold out engagement at the American Repertory Theater, will play a 26-week limited run at the Richard Rodgers Theatre (226 West 46th Street, between 8th Avenue and Broadway). Here's a glimpse at some more production footage from the A.R.T. run! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Audra McDonald, Diane Paulus, et al. on PORGY & BESS Revisions
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2011

In the video below, members of the cast and creative team of Broadway-bound PORGY AND BESS discuss with PBS the changes made by director Diane Paulus and book-writer Suzan-Lori Parks. They address the history of the opera and that though some people have always viewed this show as racist, Audra McDonald (Bess) adamently shares why that is exaclty what the show is not. Both Diane Paulus and Suzan-Lori Parks talk about the controversy that has surrounded this revamped musical. They reveal why this is an acceptable version of the show, even for purists and die-hard Gershwin fans. Click below to chck it out! (more...)

BWW TV: First Look at PORGY AND BESS - Performance Preview!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 6, 2011

The Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS comes to Broadway in a stirring new staging, featuring such legendary songs as "Summertime," "It Ain't Necessarily So," and "I Got Plenty Of Nothing," plus a remarkable cast led by four-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald (Ragtime, "Private Practice"), Drama Desk nominee Norm Lewis (Les Miserables, Sondheim on Sondheim) and two-time Tony nominee David Alan Grier (Race, "In Living Color"). Today, the company met the press and treated the crowd to a performance preview. BroadwayWorld was there and brings you a first look at the performances below! (more...)

BWW TV: Meet the Cast and Creative Team of PORGY & BESS!
by Broadway Beat - Dec 11, 2011

The Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS comes to Broadway in a stirring new staging, featuring such legendary songs as 'Summertime,' 'It Ain't Necessarily So,' and 'I Got Plenty Of Nothing,' plus a remarkable cast led by four-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald (Ragtime, 'Private Practice'), Drama Desk nominee Norm Lewis (Les Misérables, Sondheim on Sondheim) and two-time Tony nominee David Alan Grier (Race, 'In Living Color'). (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Audra McDonald on Becoming Bess
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 20, 2011

The Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS opens on Thursday, January 12th, 2012 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre (226 West 46th Street, between 8th Avenue and Broadway). Tickets are now on sale at Ticketmaster.com or by calling 877-250-2929. In the video below, leading lady Audra McDonald chats about what it's like to take on the iconic character. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: 'Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas' With Audra McDonald
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 24, 2011

It's the holiday season, and what better way to celebrate than with four-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald? Click below to hear her rendition of 'Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas'! (more...)

BWW TV: First Look at PORGY & BESS on Broadway - Montage!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 11, 2012

We'll have a complete BWW TV preview up later, but we couldn't resist bringing you a sneak peek at a production montage for The Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS on Broadway! The show opens on Thursday, January 12th, 2012 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre starring Audra McDonald as Bess, Norm Lewis as Porgy and David Alan Grier as Sporting Life. (more...)

BWW TV: PORGY & BESS on Broadway - Complete & Thrilling Show Preview!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 11, 2012

'Wow' is all that we could say after watching this thrilling show preview for The Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS on Broadway! Check out the footage below of Audra McDonald, Norm Lewis, David Alan Grier & company lighting up the stage in this new production which opens on Thursday, January 12! (more...)

BWW TV: Inside Opening Night of PORGY & BESS with Audra McDonald, Norm Lewis & More!
by Broadway Beat - Jan 18, 2012

On Thursday, January 12, The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess opened at the Richard Rodgers Theatre. Broadway Beat was on hand for exciting opening night party to chat with the cast and company and takes you inside below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: New Promo Released for PORGY & BESS!
by Stage Tube - Jan 18, 2012

The Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS officially opened on Thursday, January 12th, 2012 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre (226 West 46th Street). The cast led by four-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald (Ragtime, 'Private Practice') as Bess, Drama Desk nominee Norm Lewis (Les Misérables, Sondheim on Sondheim) as Porgy and two-time Tony nominee David Alan Grier (Race, 'In Living Color') as Sporting Life. The cast also includes Phillip Boykin as Crown, Nikki Renée Daniels as Clara, Joshua Henry as Jake, Christopher Innvar as Detective, Bryonha Marie Parham as Serena and NaTasha Yvette Williams as Mariah, as well as Sumayya Ali, Allison Blackwell, Roosevelt André Credit, Trevon Davis, Joseph Dellger, Wilkie Ferguson, Carmen Ruby Floyd, Gavin Gregory, Heather Hill, David Hughey, Andrea Jones-Sojola, Alicia Hall Moran, Cedric Neal, Phumzile Sojola, Nathaniel Stampley, Julius Thomas III, J.D. Webster and Lisa Nicole Wilkerson. Check out the just-released promo for the show below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Audra McDonald & Norm Lewis Perform "Bess, You Is My Woman" on The View
by Stage Tube - Jan 19, 2012

The Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS officially opened on Thursday, January 12th, 2012 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre. The cast led by four-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald (Ragtime, 'Private Practice') as Bess, Drama Desk nominee Norm Lewis (Les Misérables, Sondheim on Sondheim) as Porgy and two-time Tony nominee David Alan Grier (Race, 'In Living Color') as Sporting Life. Today, McDonald and Lewis appeared on The View to promote the show and BroadwayWorld brings you their performance of 'Bess, You Is My Woman Now' below! (more...)

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