Roger Grunwald recently appeared at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco as Alex (u/s) in Simon Stephens's HEISENBERG. He is the co-author (with Annie McGreevey) of THE MITZVAH PROJECT, a one-person play and lecture that he has been touring internationally since 2014 (www.themitzvah.org). He is also the creator and star of THE OBLIGATION, a full-length, Holocaust-themed one-person play that had its world premiere in the fall of 2017 in San Francisco (www.theobligation.org). THE OBLIGATION will be remounted in San Francisco in October 2018.
He was a co-star in the premiere episode of the HBO primetime series, VINYL, under the direction of Martin Scorsese and was one of two leads in the short film, ONE GOOD PITCH that premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. He is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art and is an acting student of Wynn Handman. He is a veteran theatre, film, TV and voice actor and has appeared in over 70 stage productions in the United States and Europe. In 1983 he co-founded the CASTILLO THEATRE (www.castillo.org) in NYC where he starred in over 45 productions. He has performed as Otto Frank and J.W. Milam in ANNE & EMMETT, a play that imagines a meeting between Anne Frank and Emmett Till. In May 2018, he will be performing in a special production of ANNE & EMMETT in Amsterdam.