Bio

ANTHONY GRUPPUSO has been in five MTG Shows: IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU (Murry Steinburg), THE GOODBYE GIRL (Mark / Ricky), SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE (Louis / Billy Webster), ZORBA, MAME and SUGAR. He created the role of Joshua in the Off-Broadway musical, THE BABIES, for which he also co-wrote the lyrics. He was Uncle Fester in 3D’s THE ADDAMS FAMILY opposite Rachel York and Bronson Pinchot. He has been nominated for Broadway World's Male Artist of the Year for his one-man musical, THE FACE, BEHIND THE FACE, BEHIND THE FACE (Scenie Award). Other L.A. area stage appearances include Macbeth in the world premiere play, CLASSIC COUPLES COUNSELING, directed by Ted Lange, Milton Perry in THE IMMIGRANT, THE MUSICAL (Scenie Award), Harry Fatt in WAITING FOR LEFTY (Ovation nominated), Windy Deegan in PANAMA HATTIE with Lee Meriwether, Col. Grubbs in SOMEWHERE FOR THE BOYS with Beau Bridges, Frankie Burns in LET'S FACE IT with Bridgett Henley, MR. DAGO with Joseph Bologna and Renee Taylor, Rubicon’s THE MAN WHO WOULD BE KING with Marc Kudish, Cardinal Nicholas in Michael Butler’s POPE JOAN - THE MUSICAL, URINETOWN with John Rubinstein, L.A. Shakespeare’s THE FANTASTICKS (El Gallo) and Disney’s SNOW WHITE, AN ENCHANTING MUSICAL (Grumpy) at Disneyland. He was Dutch in VOYAGE OF THE GHOST SHIP, Phil in HERCULES THE MUSE-ICAL and King Charming in DISNEY DREAMS at the Walt Disney Theatre aboard the Disney Wonder Cruise Ship. For Los Angeles’ renowned Storybook Theatre he has written the book, lyrics and directed their world premiere production of THE ADVENTURES OF PETER RABBIT (nominated for three Valley Theatre Awards including Best Director and Best Musical) and was last seen in Storybook’s SNOW WHITE as Fred the Dwarf (Best Supporting Actor nomination VTA). He also directed their productions of CINDERELLA and THE UGLY DUCKLING, where he played The Dog. Other Storybook appearances include The King in THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG, Mr. Locks / Papa Bear in GOLDILOCKS, Mr. Grimble / Ima Notfun in THE CIRCUS IS COMING TO TOWN, the Father in HANSEL AND GRETEL, the Genie in ALADDIN, THE PRINCESS AND THE LAMP and The Giant in JACK AND THE BEANSTALK. His work also includes feature films, many more Equity stage productions, Broadway Workshops, national, international, regional, local commercials, and television shows including appearances on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE, THE MEGAN MULLALLY SHOW and THE TONIGHT SHOW with Jay Leno. Much thanks to his loving and supportive wife and children. Anthony is a proud member of AEA, SAG-AFTRA and AGVA. www.AnthonyGruppuso.com