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Celebrating 40 Years at MTC

Barry Grove: 40 Years at MTC

40 Years at MTC

On June 15th 2015, Manhattan Theatre Club celebrated the 40th anniversary of our Executive Producer Barry Grove with a memorable program at the Samuel J Friedman Theatre which included a video tribute and live testimonials from many leaders in the theatrical industry.  A dinner and dance party followed.

Barry Grove has been Executive Producer at MTC Since 1975. In partnership with Artistic Director Lynne Meadow he has produced over 380 American and world premieres across MTC’s three stages, recognized with every major theatrical accolade including 19 Tony Awards, 109 Tony nominations, and 6 Pulitzer Prizes.

Read his full bio here.

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Barry Grove - Celebrating 40 Years at MTC

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FILM CREDITSProduced by Sweet Sadie, Inc.

Written & Directed by Garth Wingfield

Rachel Lederman, Creative Producer

Anthony Vorhies, Line Producer

Anthony Forma, Director of Photography

Darin Quan, Director of Photography

Jerry Stein, Sound

Shawn Sullivan, Utility

Chris O’Brien, Teleprompter

Dave Tecson, Editor/Visual Effects

Daniel Cioffi, Sound Mix



Ain’t Misbehavin’ Original Cast: Entr’acte

Ryuchi Sakamoto 1996: Rain

Bill Charlap, Stardust: One Morning in May

Beasts of the Southern Wild soundtrack: The Smallest Piece

Joey Alexander, My Favorite Things: Lush Life

Cinema Paradiso Soundtrack: 01 Cinema Paradiso

Beasts of the Southern Wild soundtrack: Once There Was a Hushpuppy

Little Miss Sunshine soundtrack: The Winner Is



Debra Waxman-Pilla, Producer

Amy Loe, Associate Producer

Jenna Notarfrancesco, Archivist


Archival photographs courtesy of
Barry, Philip A. Biscuti, Charles Bralver, Alison Brockhouse, Jack Burch, Ann Chwatsky, Whitney Cox, Benjamin Dimmitt, Andrew Eccles, Ennead Architects, Bruce Glikas, Gerry Goodstein, Henry Grossman, Ken Howard, Loring Studios, Joan Marcus, Joe Marzullo, Aubrey Ruben, Anita & Steve Shevett, Martha Swope.

Additional archival materials courtesy of
The Eugene O’Neill Theatre Center, FLATT, Maggie Grove, The New York Times, Playbill, SpotCo, TheatreWeek.