Bio

JASON E. GROSSMAN is a theatrical producer, writer and director. Producing credits include the recent Broadway limited engagement of The Pee-wee Herman Show and the West End production of Lend Me A Tenor The Musical, a brand new musical comedy based on the international hit play by Ken Ludwig, which premiere at the Gielgud Theatre in London on June 15, 2011.

For three and a half years he worked for Scott Sanders Productions, the lead producer of The Pee-wee Herman Show on Broadway and the musical The Color Purple, and a producer of the upcoming Disney film The Odd Life of Timothy Green.  Prior to that, he was with Eric Krebs Productions as the Coordinating Producer of Laughing Liberally (Off-Broadway, Los Angeles, Boston and Las Vegas), Will Durst: The All-American Sport of Bipartisan Bashing (New World Stages, NY), and Serenade the World: Music and Words by Oscar Brown Jr. (New York Musical Theater Festival). Independently, he directed and produced the 2004 IRNE-nominated show Riding the Wave.com at the Greenwich Street Theater as part of the New York International Fringe Festival. His regional directing credits include Peace by Barry Oshry (Hovey Players), Heartbeat by Lisa Seymore-Terry (Boston Playwrights’ Theatre), Moon Over Buffalo by Ken Ludwig (Mercutio, Emerson), Cowboy Mouth by Sam Shepard (Mercutio, Emerson). Jason has assistant directed and conducted educational research at New Repertory Theatre in Boston for the productions Jerusalem, A Skull in Connemara, Waiting for Godot, A Girls’ War, Yellowman, and Scapin. In 2003, he collaborated with Robbie McCauley and playwright Daniel Alexander Jones in the world premiere of Bel Canto, which was work-shopped at the Sundance Theatre Institute. Jason is a graduate of Emerson College.