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Gary Griffin, born 1945 in Wichita Falls, Texas, is an American theater director. Griffin grew up in Southern California and the Southwest. From there, he moved to Chicago, where he began his directing career. Griffin made his Broadway debut with The Color Purple. Also in New York, Griffin 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. His production of Pacific Overtures was seen at London's Donmar Warehouse and received the Olivier Award for "Outstanding Musical Production". 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. Griffin 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. Nickname: The City that Faith Built Location within the state of Texas County Wichita County Mayor Lanham Lyne Area    - City 70. ... Downtown Los Angeles Skyline Southern California, also colloquially referred to as SoCal, is an informal name for the megalopolis and nearby desert that occupies the southern-most quarter of the U.S. state of California. ... A compass rose with Southwest highlighted. ... Broadway theatre[1] is often considered the highest professional form of theatre in the United States. ... The Color Purple book cover The Color Purple is a 1982 novel by Alice Walker which received the 1983 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. ... NY redirects here. ... The Apple Tree is a musical with music by Jerry Bock and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick. ... A Tree Grows In Brooklyn is an American novel by Betty Smith first published in 1943. ... The New Moon was a rock music venue in Paris during the 1990s. ... Australian promotional poster for the film release Beautiful Thing is a play written in 1993 by Jonathan Harvey and the 1995 Channel Four production based on the play, with a screenplay revised by Harvey. ... Cherry Lane Theatre entrance The Cherry Lane Theatre, located at 38 Commerce Street in the borough of Manhattan, is New York Citys oldest, continuously running off-Broadway theater. ... Pacific Overtures was an ambitious 1976 musical by Stephen Sondheim, with a libretto by John Weidman, and additional material by Hugh Wheeler, set in 1853 Japan. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... The Donmar Warehouse is a small theatre in the Covent Garden area of the West End of London. ... The Laurence Olivier Awards, previously known as The Society of West End Theatre Awards, were renamed in honour of British actor Laurence Olivier, Baron Olivier in 1984, having first been established in 1976. ... The artistic director of a theatre is responsible for choosing the material staged in a season, and the hiring of creative/production personnel (such as directors), as well as other theatre management tasks. ... The Chicago Shakespeare Theatre one of Chicagos more prominent professional theatres. ... A Little Night Music is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Hugh Wheeler. ... Sunday in the Park with George is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine. ... The original poster for the Broadway production of the show designed by Al Hirschfeld My Fair Lady is a 1956 musical theater production with lyrics and book by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe. ... McCarter Theatre is a not-for-profit, professional company on the campus of Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey. ... Hartford Stage is one of the leading resident theatres in the nation, known internationally for entertaining and enlightening audiences with a wide range of the best of world drama, from classics to provocative new plays and musicals and neglected works from the past. ... The Royal Court Theatre is a not-for-profit theatre in Sloane Square, in the Chelsea area of London. ... The Joseph Jefferson Awards (The Jeff Awards) are given annually to acknowledge excellence in theatre in the Chicago area. ... The Chicago Tribune is a major daily newspaper based in Chicago, Illinois. ...


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Griffin Company Realtors was a boutique firm that had held steady at 14 agents for almost 20 years.
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Cranbrook Metalsmithing - Former Artist in Residence, Gary Griffin (938 words)
Gary S. Griffin is a practicing metalsmith and was the Artist in Residence and Head of the Metalsmithing Department at Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan until 2006.
Griffin was born in Wichita Falls, Texas in 1945 and grew up in Southern California and the Southwest.
In 1988, Griffin was an invited participant in the National Ornamental Metal Museum’s exhibition Masters of American Metalsmithing, and his work was chosen for the American Craft Museum’s inaugural exhibition Craft Today: Poetry of the Physical.
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