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 twenty-three Tony® Awards, six Pulitzer Prizes, and thirty-nine Drama Desk Awards, as well as numerous Drama Critics Circle, Outer Critics Circle, Obie, Drama League and Theatre World Awards and, in 2001, the prestigious Jujamcyn Award. Among the numerous plays produced by MTC are Heisenberg, August Wilson’s Jitney, Lillian Hellman’s The Little Foxes, The Father, Fool for Love, Constellations, Casa ValentinaOutside MullingarThe Assembled PartiesThe Other PlaceWitVenus in FurGood PeopleThe Whipping ManTime Stands StillRuinedRabbit HoleDoubtTranslationsThe Tale of the Allergist’s WifeProof, and King Hedley II.

 Mr. Grove serves on the Broadway League Board of Governors and the Tony Administration Committee, the LORT Executive 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. 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.