Joel Grey

Director, Performer, Lyricist
( b. Apr 11, 1932 Cleveland, Ohio, USA ) Male
Also known as:     Joel Katz [Birthname]
Joel Kaye
Relations:Father of Jennifer Grey
Husband of Jo Wilder (1958 - 1982) divorced
Son of Mickey Katz

Broadway Production Credits

The Cherry Orchard
Play, Drama, Revival
Oct 16, 2016 - Dec 04, 2016
Also Starring: Joel Grey [Firs]

The Normal Heart
Play, Drama, Original
Apr 27, 2011 - Jul 10, 2011
Directed by Joel Grey

Anything Goes
Musical, Comedy, Revival
Apr 07, 2011 - Jul 08, 2012
Starring: Joel Grey
Moonface Martin - (Mar 10, 2011 - Oct 02, 2011)Moonface Martin - Replacement (Nov 2012 - Jul 08, 2012)

Wicked
Musical, Original
Oct 30, 2003 - Present
Also Starring: Joel Grey
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz - (Oct 08, 2003 - Jul 18, 2004)

Chicago
Musical, Comedy, Revival
Nov 14, 1996 - Present
Starring: Joel Grey [Amos Hart]

Cabaret
Musical, Drama, Revival
Oct 22, 1987 - Jun 04, 1988
Starring: Joel Grey [The Emcee]

The Grand Tour
Musical, Original
Jan 11, 1979 - Mar 04, 1979
Starring: Joel Grey [S. L. Jacobowsky]

Goodtime Charley
Musical, Original
Mar 03, 1975 - May 31, 1975
Starring: Joel Grey [Charley]

George M!
Musical, Comedy, Original
Apr 10, 1968 - Apr 26, 1969
Starring: Joel Grey [George M. Cohan]

Cabaret
Musical, Drama, Original
Nov 20, 1966 - Sep 06, 1969
Also Starring: Joel Grey [Master of Ceremonies]

Half a Sixpence
Musical, Comedy, Original
Apr 25, 1965 - Jul 16, 1966
Performer: Joel Grey
Arthur Kipps - Replacement

Stop the World - I Want to Get Off
Musical, Original
Oct 03, 1962 - Feb 01, 1964
Performer: Joel Grey
Littlechap - Replacement

Come Blow Your Horn
Play, Comedy, Original
Feb 22, 1961 - Oct 06, 1962
Performer: Joel Grey
Buddy Baker - Replacement

The Littlest Revue
Musical, Sketches, Original
May 22, 1956 - Jun 17, 1956
Performer: Joel Grey [Compere, Son, The Vice-President, The Window Washer, Prime Minister]

Borscht Capades
Musical, Revue, Original
Sep 17, 1951 - Dec 02, 1951
Also Starring: Joel Kaye

Awards and Nominations

2011 Tony Award® Best Direction of a Play

The Normal Heart [nominee]
Directed by Joel Grey

2011 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Director of a Play

nomineeThe Normal Heart [winner]
Directed by Joel Grey

2000 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play

Joel Grey  (for "Give Me Your Answer, Do!")  [nominee]

1997 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

nomineeChicago [winner]
Starring: Joel Grey

1988 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Actor in a Musical

Cabaret [nominee]
Starring: Joel Grey

1979 Tony Award® Best Actor in a Musical

The Grand Tour [nominee]
Starring: Joel Grey

1979 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Actor in a Musical

The Grand Tour [nominee]
Starring: Joel Grey

1975 Tony Award® Best Actor in a Musical

Goodtime Charley [nominee]
Starring: Joel Grey

1975 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Actor in a Musical

Goodtime Charley [nominee]
Starring: Joel Grey

1969 Tony Award® Best Actor in a Musical

George M! [nominee]
Starring: Joel Grey

1967 Tony Award® Best Featured Actor in a Musical

nomineeCabaret [winner]
Also Starring: Joel Grey

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