Jonathan Groff

Jonathan Groff(Actor) is best known for originating the role of Melchior Gabor in the Broadway production of Spring Awakening, earning him both Drama Desk and Tony® Award nominations. Other Broadway credits include the 2005 musical, In My Life. Off-Broadway, he has appeared in The Public Theater in Craig Lucas’s The Singing Forest, and Prayer for My Enemy at Playwrights Horizons, and as Claude in Hair at the Delacorte in Central Park. Jonathan played Rolf in the National Tour of The Sound of Music, performed in Fame at the North Shore Music Theater, and played the recurring role of Henry Mackler on the ABC soap opera One Life to Live. At The Ephrata Playhouse he portrayed such characters as Edgar in Bat Boy: The Musical and Ugly in Honk! After the success of Spring Awakening, Jonathan made a visit to The Ephrata Playhouse to reunite with some of his old cast members during a special event entitled An Evening With Jonathan Groff. Jonathan also played Woodstock organizer Michael Lang in acclaimed director Ang Lee’s movie, Taking Woodstock. He is currently appearing as a regular on Glee with former Spring Awakening co-star, Lea Michele.


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