Spring Awakening, playing Melchior at Eugene O'Neill Theatre, New York, New York, USA 2007 Tony Award® nomination, Best Actor in a Musical 2007 Theatre World Award winner 2007 Drama Desk Award nomination, Outstanding Actor in a Musical
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5' 11" (1.8 m)
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[on working with Andrew Haigh] He has a very specific way of creating naturalism on set - he's not precious about the writing of scenes. If something doesn't feel right he's like 'Just cut it or change it or whatever'. He's very laid back...He would encourage improv into the scene - cut that one line that didn't sound right, and improv at the end - and it ends up becoming really in the moment, ...
Groff, along with other openly gay actors (including Sean Hayes
and Neil Patrick Harris
), was the target of a highly controversial April 2010 Newsweek article by Ramin Setoodeh that argued that gay actors aren't convincing playing straight characters. The article created a huge media backlash, with many public figures (including Groff and Hayes' co-star Kristin Chenoweth
) decrying it as ...