In the Season 7, episode 7 of Showtime’s “Nurse Jackie,” entitled, “Are You with Me, Dr. Wu?” which airs on Sunday, May 24, 2015, at 9:00PM, Garth Kravits plays the role of Reed, a Statue of Liberty street performer that gets injured in a fight.
He is cared for by nurses Zoey Barkow (Merritt Weaver) and Thor Lundgren (Stephen Wallem), and by Doctor Carrie Roman (Betty Gilpen). Click here to read Kravits’ blog post about his day on the set.
In this episode, Nurse Jackie (Edie Falco) becomes determined to stop dealing and makes one last purge of her stash with Eddie, but the deal goes awry just as their relationship reaches a new level. Meanwhile, Zoey blames herself for a patient’s death and Carrie steps forward as an unlikely ally; and Dr. Prince and Akalitus bond over lunch when she reveals something from her past. This episode of “Nurse Jackie” was written by Tom Straw and directed by Brendan Walsh.
Most recently, Kravits performed at a benefit for RAINN, sharing the stage with Tony winners Laura Benanti and Lena Hall. The evening was music directed by Brian Nash (Beaches, Silence! the Musical) and included performances by Kyle Dean Massey, Rachel Bay Jones, Lauren Molina, Erin Davie, Michael Buchanan, Molly Pope, Natalie Joy Johnson, Stephen Bienskie, Colleen Harris, and composer-lyricist Scott Alan.
Photos: Garth Kravits, Laura Benanti, Brian Nash, Lena Hall, Erin Davie and More in “Broadway Sings Tori” Benefit Concert for RAINN
Garth Kravits joins Laura Benanti, Lena Hall, Scott Alan and more for BROADWAY SINGS TORI Concert to Benefit RAINN at (le) poisson rouge on April 20
In June, Kravits will be playing the lead role of Mitch in the industry reading of the new musical Grounded for Life at the York theater. The book is written by Pat Hazell (one of the original writers for Seinfeld) and the music is by Lawrence Goldberg (Associate Conductor for the Broadway productions: On the 20th Century, The Drowsy Chaperone, Thoroughly Modern Mille and many others).
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Late Night Singing with Garth Kravits at 54 Below with The Skivvies, at Jim Caruso’s Cast Party at Birdland and Michael Raye’s Soul Gathering
broadwayworld.com: TUNE IN TIME, New York’s New Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge Show, Returns to Stage 72, 6/25 and 7/1
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June 4: Garth Kravits, Lena Hall, Lesli Margherita, Wesley Taylor and More Strip Down with The Skivvies at 54 Below
Garth Kravits, Suzzanne Douglas, Erin Dilly, Gavin Lee and More Set for “From Carousel to Kinky Boots”, Bickford Theatre Guild’s annual fundraiser
Dec. 4 – 29: Garth Kravits Returns to Bucks County Playhouse for Meet Me in St. Louis: A Live Radio Play
centraljersey.com: Clang Clang Clang!’Meet Me in St. Louis’ in Bucks County
BWW Interviews: Garth Kravits Talks about Bucks County Playhouse’s MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS: A RADIO PLAY
nj.com: Jersey actor Garth Kravits sings the praises of appearing on Broadway and closer to home
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