HI: The Podcast
HI: The Podcast
Mar 2, 2020
Gary Grossman - Hear from the award winning theatrical producer, actor, director and teacher who planned Tom Hanks’ “Bachelor Party”.
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This episode features Gary Grossman.  Gary is the Producing Artistic Director of the multiple award winning Skylight Theatre Company in Los Angeles. Gary is a veteran actor, teacher, writer, director and the recipient of the inaugural Henry Ong Award for Leadership in the Los Angeles Theatre Community.  In 2016, he was awarded Stage Raw’s Career Achievement Award. 

His career began in New York, owning  two theaters and a theatrical lighting company by the age of 23. Gary worked at the Public Theatre, Café La Mama, and Sheraton Square Playhouse before joining Los Angeles’ emerging theatre movement in the 70’s. Producing over 300 stage plays and more than 65 world premieres, some of his celebrated productions are Rotterdam (3 LADCC Awards including Best Production and 2 Stage Raw Awards 2018 - performed at CTG’s Kirk Douglas Theatre in 2019), Church & State (performed Off-Broadway 2017), The Wrong Man (3 Ovation Awards; performed Off-Broadway 2019), Bronco Billy – The Musical (2 Ovation Awards 2019),Dontrell Who Kissed the Sea  (Steinberg/National Theatre Critics Citation with Lower Depth Ensemble), El Grande CIRCUS de Coca- Cola, Obama-ology, Pray To Ball  (1 Ovation Award),  Years to the Day, Hermetically Sealed, Bullrusher,  Mad Women  (LA Weekly Award),  Romeo and Juliet, directed by Milton Katselas (3 LADCC Awards), Dylan (3 LADCC Awards), AIDS/US Portraits In Courage, Influence, America Adjacent, The Madres, Dream Man, Beautified and Never Is Now.

Gary’s TV and Acting credits include: Bachelor Party starring Tom Hanks, Night Court, Desperate Housewives, Mad About You, Everybody Loves Raymond, Judging Amy, Push Nevada and many more. 

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