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George C. Wolfe

Tony Award-Winning Director of Theatrical & Film Productions; Known for "Nights in Rodanthe"

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 George C. Wolfe Biography

George C. Wolfe grew up in Frankfort, Kentucky, and began to pursue his interest in the dramatic arts while still in grade school. At Frankfort High School, Wolfe directed and performed in several plays and wrote poetry and prose for his high school literary journal.

The actor, playwright and director received a BA in Directing from Pomona College in Claremont, California. After graduation, Wolfe taught at the Inner-City Cultural Center in Los Angeles for several years before moving to New York, where he earned his MFA in dramatic writing and musical theater at New York University.

Wolfe's first off-Broadway productions, the musical "Paradise" and the play "The Colored Museum," were met with mixed reviews. It wasn't until his 1991 production, "Jelly's Last Jam," a musical about jazz musician Jelly Roll Morton, that Wolfe received national notice. "Jelly's Last Jam" received 11 Tony nominations. Wolfe's first Tony Award came just two years later with "Angels in America: Millennium Approaches." Wolfe has now won numerous Tony Awards for his theatrical work.

From 1993 to 2004, Wolfe served as the Artistic Director and Producer for the New York Shakespeare Festival. In 1996, he created the musical "Bring in 'Da Noise, Bring in 'Da Funk," a combination of tap and music which earned him his second Tony Award.

Although Wolfe made the decision to pursue film direction in 2004, he kept his hand in theater. He directed such plays as Tony Kushner's "Caroline, or Change," Suzan-Lori Parks' Pulitzer Prize-winning "Topdog/Underdog," and a new translation of Bertolt Brecht's "Mother Courage and Her Children," starring Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline and Austin Pendleton.

Wolfe's big-screen directional debut came in 2008 with the film adaptation of Nicholas Sparks' Nights in Rodanthe, a romantic drama about a woman who retreats to Rodanthe, North Carolina, a sleepy beach town, to escape her chaotic life.

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George C. Wolfe

Tony Award-Winning Director of Theatrical & Film Productions; Known for "Nights in Rodanthe"

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George C. Wolfe Biography

George C. Wolfe grew up in Frankfort, Kentucky, and began to pursue his interest in the dramatic arts while still in grade school. At Frankfort High School, Wolfe directed and performed in several plays and wrote poetry and prose for his high school literary journal.

The actor, playwright and director received a BA in Directing from Pomona College in Claremont, California. After graduation, Wolfe taught at the Inner-City Cultural Center in Los Angeles for several years before moving to New York, where he earned his MFA in dramatic writing and musical theater at New York University.

Wolfe's first off-Broadway productions, the musical "Paradise" and the play "The Colored Museum," were met with mixed reviews. It wasn't until his 1991 production, "Jelly's Last Jam," a musical about jazz musician Jelly Roll Morton, that Wolfe received national notice. "Jelly's Last Jam" received 11 Tony nominations. Wolfe's first Tony Award came just two years later with "Angels in America: Millennium Approaches." Wolfe has now won numerous Tony Awards for his theatrical work.

From 1993 to 2004, Wolfe served as the Artistic Director and Producer for the New York Shakespeare Festival. In 1996, he created the musical "Bring in 'Da Noise, Bring in 'Da Funk," a combination of tap and music which earned him his second Tony Award.

Although Wolfe made the decision to pursue film direction in 2004, he kept his hand in theater. He directed such plays as Tony Kushner's "Caroline, or Change," Suzan-Lori Parks' Pulitzer Prize-winning "Topdog/Underdog," and a new translation of Bertolt Brecht's "Mother Courage and Her Children," starring Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline and Austin Pendleton.

Wolfe's big-screen directional debut came in 2008 with the film adaptation of Nicholas Sparks' Nights in Rodanthe, a romantic drama about a woman who retreats to Rodanthe, North Carolina, a sleepy beach town, to escape her chaotic life.

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  • How to book George C. Wolfe?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like George C. Wolfe for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for George C. Wolfe, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for George C. Wolfe or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book George C. Wolfe?

    Booking fees for George C. Wolfe, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire George C. Wolfe, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for George C. Wolfe?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like George C. Wolfe for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book George C. Wolfe for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent George C. Wolfe or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for George C. Wolfe or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

George C. Wolfe is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book George C. Wolfe for your event is available upon request. George C. Wolfe generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Cynthia Erivo, Carl Franklin, Boots Riley, Rick Famuyiwa and Charles Stone III. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling George C. Wolfe for an upcoming event.

George C. Wolfe Speaker Videos

  • Artist to Artist: George C. Wolfe and Joe Mantello on Success and ...
    The Angels in America and Normal Heart collaborators sit down for a conversation about what it's like to be a theatrical director.
    Audra McDonald and George C. Wolfe | Interview | TimesTalks ...
    Some of Broadway's top talents are joining forces on one of the most anticipated shows of the season, a star–studded revival of the 1921 ...

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