Michael Greif

Michael Greif

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Updated On July 20, 2021

Michael Greif is a famous stage director and producer. Michael Greif is famous for his work on shows like Rent, Grey Garden, and Dear Evan Hansen.

Early life and Childhood

Michael Greif an American stage Director. He is 62 years old as of 2021. He was born on January 1, 1959, in Brooklyn, New York, United States. His parent’s name is not known yet. And there is no information regarding his siblings, religion, and ethnicity.

Furthermore, he studied at Abraham Lincoln High School. He studied at Northwestern University for a bachelor’s degree in Arts. Then later he graduated from the University of California in Master for fine Arts from San Diego.

Professional Life

Michael Greif

Michael Greif with co-creators of “Dear Evan Hansen”. (L-R) Justin Paul, Steven Levenson, Michael Greif and Benj Pasek (Source: Broadway)

Michael is a talented director. He was the Artistic Director of ‘La Jolla Playhouse’ from 1994 to 1999. He has directed numerous play throughout his career. Some of his notable plays are as follows. In La Jolla Playhouse he directed the play as The Three Cuckolds(1986), What the Butter Saw(1992), Boy(1996), Sweet Bird of Youth(1999), and Our Town(2001).

He was associated with the NewYork Workshop where he directed the play 70 scenes of Halloween(1986), Rent(1996), Bright Light, Big City(1998).

He was also associated with Williamstown Theatre Festival where he directed the numerous theater. There he directed Therese Racquin (1994), The Seagull (1995), Landscape of the Body (2004), Three Sisters (2008), and Far From Heaven (2011).

Then associating with Broadway he directed Rent(1996), Never Gonna Dance(2003), Grey Gardens(2006), and Next to Normal(2009) and Dear Evan Hansen(2016). He has also performed on The Public Theater, Signature Theatre, Playwrights Horizons, and Second Stage.

Moreover, he has played Romeo and Juliet, Winter’s Tale, and The Tempest at the New York Shakespeare Festival at Delacorte Theater. In 2017, he appeared in broadway show War Paint.

Awards and Nomination

He has won three Obie Awards and got nominated for four Tony Award nomination for Rent, Grey Gardens, Next to Normal and Dear Evan Hansen. He has also won broadway Awards and Drama Desk Awards for Beat Direction of a Musical and Outstanding Director. Moreover, he has nominated for Outer Critics Circle Awards and  The Lortels Awards.

There are no rumors and controversy about Michael. He likes to keep his life low and keeps far from controversy. Even though his long and successful career there is only a little information about him. He doesn’t like to reveal his personal life information.

Personal Life

There is no information regarding his family. He is not open about his family information. So the is no information about his wife and children’s names yet. Likewise, Michael Greif has naturally dark colored hair and brown eyes. However, at present, he has gray hair due to aging.

Michael Greif

Caption: Michael Greif with his Art
(Sources: Paybill)

Social Media and Net Worth

The talented star is not active in social media. He has no Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter accounts.

Similarly, the talented star has an estimated net worth of around $200 k. Although, he earns a lot of money from Theatre and other entertainment industries. He has directed numerous amount of play and films which influence numerous amount of his net worth.