Barry Grove is in his 40th year as the Executive Producer of the Manhattan Theatre Club where, in partnership with Artistic Director Lynne Meadow, he has produced over 380 American and world premieres. Since its founding in 1970, MTC productions have earned 19 Tony® Awards, 6 Pulitzer Prizes, 48 Obie Awards, 32 Drama Desk Awards, as well as numerous Outer Critics Circle, Theatre World Awards and, in 2001, the prestigious Jujamcyn Award. Among the numerous plays produced by MTC are Good People, The Whipping Man, Time Stands Still, Ruined, Shining City, Rabbit Hole, Doubt, Translations, The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife, Proof, Blackbird, Crimes of the Heart, and King Headley II.
Mr. Grove is a member of the LORT Executive Committee, the Broadway League and the Tony Administration Committee and is a trustee of the Equity-League Pension and Health Trust Funds. He has served as President of the Off-Broadway League and the Alliance of Resident Theatres/New York, as Treasurer of TCG and as a Board Member of BC/EFA. He has also served on numerous panels, including a term as Chairman of the theatre panel for both the NEA and the New York State Council on the Arts. He received the 2000 Edith Oliver Award for sustained Excellence Off-Broadway, the Arts and Business Council’s 1997 Arts Management Excellence Award, and a citation from the New York City Council, which declared June 4, 1990, “Barry Grove Day.” A Dartmouth graduate, he is a past Chairman of the Board of Overseers of the Hopkins Center/Hood Museum of Art. Mr. Grove is an adjunct professor at both Yale and Columbia universities.