Stoughton, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Education||Tufts University, American Academy of Dramatic Arts|
Dan Remmes is an American, award-winning writer and actor. He is best known as the book writer of Grumpy Old Men: The Musical based on the 1993 movie 'Grumpy Old Men'.
Remmes collaborated with composer Neil Berg and lyricist and long-time editor of MAD Magazine, the late Nick Meglin on a stage musical adaptation of the 1993 film Grumpy Old Men starring Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau. Developmental readings featured Academy Award winning actor F. Murray Abraham, Tony Award winner George Hearn, Emmy-winner Christopher Lloyd, Marilu Henner, Carol Kane, Ken Page, Lee Wilkof, Didi Conn and Vicki Lewis among other notable film, television and Broadway performers. In 2011 it received an out-of-town tryout at the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre in Winnipeg starring John Rubinstein, John Schuck and Susan Anton. A retooled version made its United States Premiere at the Ogunquit Playhouse in 2018 starring Mark Jacoby, Ed Dixon, Leslie Stevens and featuring Tony- and Emmy-award winner Hal Linden and Emmy-winner Sally Struthers. The show is licensed by Theatrical Rights Worldwide (TRW).
Remmes' play, Three Tables, was a winner of the Off-Off Broadway festival of plays and is frequently produced in North America and the United Kingdom. What Doesn't Kill Us received its Hollywood premiere starring Emmy-winner Michelle Stafford directed by Paul Provenza and featuring Remmes in the role of Karl. Other produced plays include Night Out, Things We Leave Behind, Bedlam, Delays, Leaving London.
Remmes co-created and co-wrote a musical web series parodying self-help gurus entitled Mother Eve's Secret Garden of Sensual Sisterhood in which he also played the character of "Temp." The series has since been developed into an award-winning stage musical.
Remmes received a degree in acting from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Los Angeles and has appeared in theater in New York City and Los Angeles as well as on television shows such as Conviction, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Blind Justice, and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
- New York Foundation for the Arts Directory of Artists' Fellows & Finalists
- Grumpy Old Men World Premiere
- Grumpy Old Men United States Premiere
- Theatrical Rights Worldwide (TRW)
- Samuel French Publishing Three Tables by Dan Remmes
- Mother Eve's Secret Garden Musical
- IMDb Pro
- Internet Movie Database,
- Mind The Gap Theatre Company
- Apple iTunes