George C. Wolfe (1954) Wolfe, born and reared in Frankfort, began staging plays as early as kindergarten and by the time he graduated from Frankfort High School, he had directed several productions. He wrote his first play Up for Grabs while a student at Pomona College where he majored in acting and design. He moved to New York in 1979 and began teaching at City College. He went on to write The Colored Museum, Jelly’s Last Jam, Spunk, and in 1996 collaborated with Savion Glover with Bring in ‘da Noise, Bring in ‘da Funk. He was awarded the 1993 Antoinette Perry (Tony) Award for Best Direction for Angels in America: Part One: Millennium Approaches on Broadway in New York City. His film directing includes Lackawana Blues, Nights in Rodanthe, and he had portrayed Paul in The Devil Wears Prada. George received a Tony nomination for Shuffle Along in 2016.

George C. Wolfe (1954)

George Wolfe


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