Mr. Griffin is making his Broadway debut with The Color Purple. Gary's production of Pacific Overtures was seen at London's Donmar Warehouse and received the Olivier Award for Outstanding Musical Production. In New York Gary has directed The Apple Tree, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Pardon My English and The New Moon for City Center Encores! and Beautiful Thing at the Cherry Lane Theatre. He is associate artistic director of Chicago Shakespeare Theatre where he has directed A Little Night Music and Sunday in the Park with George. His production of My Fair Lady played both the McCarter Theatre and Hartford Stage last season after its debut at Chicago's Court Theatre. Gary has received eight Joseph Jefferson Awards for directing and has twice been named a Chicagoan of the Year in the Arts by the Chicago Tribune.
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