Jason Graae



Biography

Broadway and off- Broadway credits include A Grand Night For Singing, Falsettos, Stardust, Snoopy! and Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up?, Forever Plaid, `Olympus on My Mind, All in the Timing and Hello, Muddah, Hello, Fudduh, for which he received a Drama Desk Award nomination as Best Actor in a Musical. In 2008, he won a special L.A. Drama Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Achievement in Musical Theatre. He won an Ovation Award for Forbidden Broadway Y2KLA!, and an Artistic Director's Achievement Award for Fully Committed. Jason originated the role of 'Houdini' in the L.A. production of Ragtime at the Shubert Theatre. Jason was featured in the Reprise revival of The Boys From Syracuse. On TV, Jason has appeared on dozens of shows including Six Feet Under, Rude Awakening, Friends, Frasier, etc. On PBS, he was a guest soloist twice with the Boston Pops, with Marvin Hamlisch and the National Symphony on Holiday for the Troops at The Kennedy Center, and in "Words and Music by Jerry Herman". He has been heard on many cartoons and for five years he was the voice of "Lucky, the Leprechaun" for Lucky Charms Cereal. Jason made his Los Angeles Opera debut as 'Njegus' in The Merry Widow, repeating the role with Houston Grand Opera, Dallas, and New Orleans Opera. He was also featured as 'Offenbach' in The Grand Duchess, directed by Garry Marshall. He played 'Frosch' in Die Fledermaus with the Washington National Opera and the San Francisco Opera. His one man show "Coup de Graae!" won the New York Nightlife Award and was listed in TimeOut NY's Top 10 Cabaret shows of the year. He won his 4th Bistro Award for his last show "Graae's Anatomy". Jason has recorded more than 40 CDs, including original cast albums, concerts, compilations, and his two solo CDs.

Watch Past Performances

Video 11/20/2013: ASCAP Centennial Celebration: Jason Graae, Shelly Burch, and Martin Charnin

Stage and screen actor Jason Graae, Drama Desk nominee Shelly Burch, and Tony Award®-winning lyricist, writer, and director Martin Charnin perform selections from 1964-1988. Presented under the auspices of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP). Part of Broadway Today and Tomorrow.

Jason Graae