Director Michael Grief has directed Rent, Next to Normal, If/Then, Grey Gardens and more. Last week Sardi’s created and dedicated a portrait to celebrate his career on Broadway. His casts from Dear Evan Hansen and War Paint were on hand to honor him.
Michael Greif is a stage director, born in Brooklyn. He received three Tony Award nominations for his work on Rent, Next to Normal and Grey Gardens. Mr. Greif was nominated for Drama Desk Awards for his work on Machinal, Rent, Dogeaters and Grey Gardens. He won the Obie Award forMachinal, Rent and Dogeaters
He was an Artistic Associate at the New York Theatre Workshop where he directed, among others, Bright Lights, Big City (1998–99) and the original production of Rent.