Gideon Glick

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Gideon Glick (born June 6, 1988, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American stage performer and movie actor. His Broadway work includes the role of Ernst in the musical Spring Awakening. He also starred in Significant Other Off-Broadway and its Broadway transfer.


Glick is Jewish,[1] and graduated from Lower Merion High School.[2] Openly gay, Glick has stated in interviews that he came out when he was in the seventh grade.[1]


Glick played Ernst, an adolescent boy who is the love interest of Hanschen, originated by Jonathan B. Wright, in the original cast of the hit musical Spring Awakening. He played "Slap" in the 2005 film One Last Thing....[3] He then played the role of "Howie" in Speech and Debate (Roundabout Underground),[4][5] a play by emerging playwright Stephen Karam, which began in October 2007 and ran until early 2008.[6]

Glick played Aladdin in the 2004 workshop production of Disney's Aladdin Junior. He was playing the role of Jimmy-6, a member of the "Geek Chorus" in Broadway's Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, until it was cut during the show's lengthy previews.[7]

Glick earned positive reviews for his portrayal of Jack in The Public Theater's production of Into the Woods.[8]

Stage appearances[edit]

Other works[edit]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result
2017 Drama League Award Distinguished Performance Significant Other Nominated


  1. ^ a b "'Spring' Role, Philadelphian awakens to being a Broadway star". Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. December 28, 2006. Retrieved April 13, 2012. 
  2. ^ [1] Archived June 18, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Gideon Glick on IMDb
  4. ^ "Roundabout Theatre Company - Bad Jews". Archived from the original on 2011-02-23. Retrieved 2012-11-03. 
  5. ^ "Photo Flash: 'Speech & Debate' at Roundabout Underground". 2007-10-17. Retrieved 2012-11-03. 
  6. ^ Brian Gaston. "Stephen Karam". Retrieved 2012-11-03. 
  7. ^ "Chase Brock Swings Into Spider-Man as New Choreographer; Geek Chorus Let Go", March 24, 2011; retrieved April 10, 2011.
  8. ^ "Wilborn Hampton: "Into the Woods" Review: Not Out of the Woods". 2012-08-10. Retrieved 2012-11-03. 

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