Garth Kravits

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Garth Kravits
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Garth Kravits in New York. Photo by Lia Chang
Born Rahway, New Jersey, U.S.
Occupation Actor, Singer, Musician, Composer
Years active 2001 – present

Garth Kravits is an American actor, singer, musician and composer.

Kravits is best known for making his Broadway debut in the musical The Drowsy Chaperone,[1] with his brother Jason Kravits.

On television, Kravits has guest starred on the NBC series 30 Rock and The Blacklist (TV series), the Showtime (TV network) series Nurse Jackie, the CBS drama series Hostages,[2] the NBC pilot Tin Man, The CW series The Carrie Diaries, the CBS series Nash Bridges and The Hollywood Squares. He appeared in the film Sweet November with Keanu Reeves and Charlize Theron.

Kravits has appeared in the Off-Broadway productions of Old Jews Telling Jokes and Toxic Audio Loudmouth; regionally in Gettin’ The Band Back Together [3] by Ken Davenport and The Grundelshotz, with additional material by Sarah Saltzberg, and music and lyrics by Mark Allen (George Street Playhouse); Meet Me in St. Louis: A Live Radio Play, adapted by Joe Landry [4] and It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, adapted by Joe Landry [5] (Bucks County Playhouse); The Producers (Gateway Playhouse) and Happy Days: A New Musical (Goodspeed Opera House); and as Benny Southstreet in the regional tour of Guys and Dolls.[6]

Garth Kravits in New York. Photo by Lia Chang

In addition to acting, Kravits toured the country for 7 years as a member of the San Francisco group the House Jacks. They are billed as "the original rock band without instruments". Kravits' vocals and original compositions are featured on the albums "Drive" (2001), "Unbroken" (2003), Fitchy & Grikko (2005);NBC's The Sing-Off and the film score of A Lawyer Walks into a Bar... Kravits has sung with The Skivvies at 54 Below and at Jim Caruso's Cast Party at Birdland (jazz club). A multi-instrumentalist, Kravits plays piano, guitar, bass guitar, drums, percussion, banjo and ukelele.



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