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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I love the cultural and class difference between Richie and Patrick. It's really interesting and I think also a universal issue of people finding themselves in relationships, gay or straight..There's a Mexican-Cuban dynamic which is really interesting in the reflection of the Latino community. I personally wasn't aware of it until it was written into the show.
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 ...