jonathan drew groff born march 26 1985 is an american actor and singer groff rose to prominence in 2006 for his performance in the lead role of melchior gabor in the original broadway production of spring awakening for which he was nominated for the tony award for best actor in a musicalhe returned to broadway in 2015 to play the role of king george iii in hamilton a performance for.
It only took nine minutes onstage for jonathan groff to make a major impression as the foppish monarch king george iii in linmanuel mirandas musical hamilton.
Span classnews_dtnov 08 2017spannbsp018332jonathan groff made an appearance on late night with seth meyers on tuesday november 7 and revealed how barbra streisand inspired his portrayal of king george in hamilton.
Span classnews_dtdec 16 2015spannbsp018332jonathan groff stars as king george in hamilton on broadway and beyonce herself complimented his walk so naturally he needs to teach it to stephen.
Tony award nominee jonathan groff who originated the role of king george in the broadway transfer of the hit musical hamilton plays his final performance april 9 at the richard rodgers theatre.
While jonathan groff is known for playing king george iii in the original broadway cast of hamilton he actually wasnt the first person to play the role first joshua henry played the role in the original workshop performances henry went on to play aaron burr in the chicago production and then broadway favorite brian darcy james.
As two groundbreaking tv shows come to a close jonathan groff chats with backstage about his role onstage as king george iii in linmanuel mirandas revolutionary new musical.
Brian darcy james jonathan groff and andrew rannells on playing hamilton fan favorite king george iii by sierra tishgart january 11 is alexander hamiltons birthday.
groff provides comic relief in the musical as king george iii recording of the male leads began aug 16 the women joined them in the studio aug 17 sessions will continue throughout the week.
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