Barry Grove

Lecturer in Theater Management


BARRY GROVE, Lecturer in Theater Management, has been Executive Producer of the Manhattan Theatre Club since 1975. In partnership with Artistic Director Lynne Meadow, he has produced over 380 American and world premieres. Since its founding in 1970, MTC productions have earned nineteen Tony® Awards, six Pulitzer Prizes, forty-eight Obie Awards, thirty-two Drama Desk Awards, as well as numerous Outer Critics Circle, Theatre World Awards and, in 2001, the prestigious Jujamcyn Award. Among the numerous plays produced by MTC are The Father, Fool for Love, Constellations, Casa ValentinaOutside Mullingar, The Assembled PartiesThe Other PlaceWitVenus in Fur Good PeopleThe Whipping ManTime Stands StillRuinedShining City, Rabbit HoleDoubtTranslationsThe Tale of the Allergist’s WifeProofBlackbirdCrimes of the Heart, and King Hedley II. Mr. Grove serves on the Broadway League Board of Governors and the Tony Administration Committee, and is a trustee of the Equity-League Pension and Health Trust Funds. He has served as President of the Off-Broadway League and the Alliance of Resident Theatres/New York, as Treasurer of TCG and as a Board Member of BC/EFA and the LORT Executive Committee. He has also served on numerous panels, including a term as Chairman of the theatre panel for both the NEA and the New York State Council on the Arts. He received the 2000 Edith Oliver Award for sustained Excellence Off-Broadway, the Arts and Business Council’s 1997 Arts Management Excellence Award, and a citation from the New York City Council, which declared June 4, 1990, “Barry Grove Day.” A Dartmouth graduate, he is a current Board Member and a past Chairman of the Board of Overseers of the Hopkins Center/Hood Museum of Art. In addition to being a lecturer at Yale, Mr. Grove is also an adjunct professor at Columbia University.