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CHECK THESE OUT!
TRUNK - a short film; Winner Audience Award - Malibu Internat'l Film Fest & Beverly Hills Shorts Fest - get it on iTunes
Executive-Produced by Dan Jbara

click to go to Yazbek's video 'Steps of Another Man's House' at Sh-K-Boom.com
Visit DavidYazbek.com

vote for Ocean Charter School

look to left section below "GARRETT'S GANG" PHOTO GALLERY
Last updated 4/26/14

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Last updated 8/23/14

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Treme - logo © HBO COME ON OVER news
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Last updated 5/31/14

Trust Me - The Film 9th Floor: Quest for the Ancient Relic (aka Infiltrators)
Broken City
Out of Step Tangled Big Miracle
Remember Me Exit Speed - now on DVD
Project: 96B - 48HRFP LA Winner


look to left section below OTHER MEDIA (Interviews etc)
Last updated 5/13/14

Playbill Mother's/Father's Day Photo Special


[ChunkyB.tv interview - YouTube video]
ChunkyB.tv interview


CelebrityLetters.com interview


LIVE / BROADWAY / STAGE / ARTS look to right section below

2014 Stage/Arts & Other Live Events News
Last updated 7/19/14

Lifeline: The Music of Harry Nilsson
San Diego Rep - World Premiere 2015


Recent Live Events:

Pop Goes the Culture Awards 3/1

CAA Hatter's Ball 2/28


Past Bway/Stage/Arts News

Gregory Jbara originated his
Tony®-winning role
of "Jackie Elliot" ("Dad")
in the Broadway production of

BILLY ELLIOT the Musical - more below right

July 2008 - September 2011
Jbara 2009 Best Featured Actor in a Musical:
Outer Critics Circle • Drama Desk • Tony®
Also: 2009 BWW Theater Fans' Choice.
Tony® Thank You List
See Full List of the Show's Awards


Past B'way/Stage Highlights & Archives


look to left section below COMMERCIAL & VOICE NEWS, ETC
Last updated 3/10/11

Coldwell Banker logo, © same Pearle Vision Center tv/radio spots news

Viva paper towels logo John Hancock logo

Spaceship Earth at Epcot logo, © Disney - Greg voices the audio-animatronic radio newscaster announcing Earhart's Atlantic crossing

WEB SERIES
Greg as 'Dickie Hefman' in 'The Other Hef' web series

LATEST FILM/TV/COMMERCIAL/OTHER MEDIA NEWS | PAST FILM & TV NEWS


LATEST TV AND FILM NEWS

Latest Updates: TV 8/23/14 | Film 5/31/14 | Commercial | Other Media 5/13/14


Blue Bloods - logo © CBS Greg recurs as "DCPI Garrett Moore" on the CBS police drama Blue Bloods, which airs Fridays, 10 PM ET on CBS, and stars Tom Selleck. Greg's first episode was Season One's "All That Glitters" (4/29/11). He appeared in one other Season One episode. Greg's episode counts for subsequent seasons thus far are: S2 - 17 episodes, S3 - 20 episodes, and S4 - 22 episodes. The show's 5th season premieres on Friday, September 26 in the familiar 10 PM time slot.


Gregory Jbara as 'Garrett Moore' © CBSGreg's latest aired first-run episode was the season four finale, "Exiles" (5/9/14). The next scheduled repeat episodes, before the start of season five on 9/26/14, are "The Truth About Lying" (8/29/14), "Custody Battle" (9/5/14), and "Above and Beyond" (9/12/14).
In addition, WGN America is hosting a Blue Bloods marathon September 1-4, 2014 (specific episodes unknown; check your listings for times).
Info for past and future episodes, including schedule and past clips if available (currently seasons 1 & 2 only), can be found at Greg's TV Schedule: Blue Bloods. (Note that air dates can change.)

Commentary by Tom Selleck and director Tawnia McKiernan on #4.19, "Secret Arrangements," OAD 4/11/14 (CBS.com)
Hear 2 min. 27 sec. audio clip, taken from appx. 6:57-9:25 of above video, of Tom and Tawnia commenting on a Frank/Garrett scene and Tom on Greg as "Garrett":
Commentary clip from 4/11/14 Blue Bloods (or play via embed below)

Audio clip © CBS


Blue Bloods video clips, photos, images - Garrett's Gang" Photos

Look for Blue Bloods full-length episodes at CBS.com.
DVD info at TVShowsOnDVD site: Season 1 | Season 2 | Season 3 | Season 4.

2014 news:
CBS Home Entertainment Unveils New DVD Collections of Current TV Shows... (Blue Bloods S4 DVD out 9/9/14; CBS press link dated 8/19/14)
CBS Announces a Multi-phase Rollout for Fall Premiere Dates (CBS press link dated 6/24/14)
CBS Announces Season Finale airdates (CBS press link dated 3/20/14)
CBS Announces Renewals for 18 Primetime Shows for Next Season" (CBS press link dated 3/13/14)
CBS Announces Multi-platform Syndication Launch for "Blue Bloods" (CBS .pdf dated 2/5/14)
See archived TV News page for 2011-2013 Blue Bloods news.

(Updated 8/23/14 - upcoming airings)
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Latest Updates: Film 5/31/14 | TV 8/23/14 | Commercial | Other Media 5/13/14


 
Trust Me - The Film

Greg reports (1/20/14): "I just spent the day shooting all my scenes as "Dean Branden Richards" in the NYU student film Trust Me."

Read more at this Kickstarter: "Trust Me" update from last November.

Trust Me - The Film (Official Site) | Facebook


(Official site link added 5/31/14. Logo © Trust Me - The Film)
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 DVD cover - click for larger view 9th Floor: Quest for the Ancient Relic (with Greg as the villainous "Eric Volker") is the domestic (US) title for Infiltrators. Original title will still be used for foreign markets.

August 2014 domestic release on DVD (8/19/14, per IMDb), VOD, and digital download.

More at Official Site and Twitter

(2013 news on the film is archived, under the "Infiltrators" title, here.)


(Domestic title, Twitter link - 5/31/14. DVD cover image © Advocate Pictures.)
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Latest News Updates: Other Media 5/13/14 | Film 5/31/14 | TV 8/23/14 | Commercial


 
Mother's & Father's Day 2014 Playbill Feature


Greg was among the Broadway stars featured in Playbill's Mother's/Father's Day photo special. Gallery starts here. Greg's comments and photos of him with his parents and siblings are on the following pages: (1960s), (1980s), (mid-1960s)


(Added 5/13/14.)
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 ChunkyB.tv interview with Greg
[ChunkyB.tv interview - YouTube video]


(Link added 3/20/14.)
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 Chris Lucas interviews Greg on the subject of fan mail for CelebrityLetters.com. (01/19/14)


(Added 1/22/14.)
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Past Film, TV, Commercial News Highlights/Archives
1999-2013


 

I've Got a Life in Kalamazoo - Public ReadingInfiltrators Broken CityBig Miracle - logo © UniversalTreme - logo © HBONurse Jackie - logo © ShowtimeRemember Me - Greg as 'Les Hirsch'Disney's TangledProject: 96B (48hr Film Project) - Greg as 'Thompson'Law & Order - Greg as 'Oscar Newton' - logo © NBC Universal IncStaten Island Cakes logo © WE tvGlenn Martin DDS - logo © ViacomThe Cleveland Show - logo © FOX[Grounded For Life logo]Out of StepGreg has voiced characters on various episodes of 'Family Guy'Greg has voiced characters on various episodes of AMERICAN DADMonk logo, copyright NBC UniversalThe UnitALL MY CHILDREN news[Friends logo]Exit Speed - Greg as 'Jerry Yarbro'TV Land logoDisney's 'Home on the Range'Enchanted logo [Epic Movie logo]The First $20 Million...A Midsummer Night's DreamIra & AbbyWorld Trade Center



BESTERMAN: 'EXIT SPEED,' 'OUT OF STEP' COMPOSER

Doug Besterman photo, courtesy of DougBesterman.com Greg's long time friend, multiple Tony® Award winning orchestrator Doug Besterman composed the music for both Exit Speed (2008) and Out of Step (2007). DougBesterman.com.


Come On Over logo - copyright Enthusiastic Productions

Greg has recurred as "Director Greg" on Come on Over, the Emmy Award-winning (2010 New Approaches category) children's program which first premiered Oct. 2006 on WOTV4-ABC in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Episodes include "Mi, Mi, Mi," "Thespians," and "Storytelling." | Photos | YouTube Embeds



 

More info on the following commercial campaigns at tv/air archives
Coldwell Banker logoViva paper towels logoPearle Vision logoJohn Hancock logoOlive Garden logoCaduet logo



Go to our "Greg on TV" Pages' 'Tidbits & Trivia' Section
for info on these on-camera and radio spots:
Royal Bank of Scotland logo Burger King logo Volkswagen logo Compass Bank logo


See Past TV / Film Archived News Page for more about Greg's work on a number of television shows and films covering a rich variety of genres.

"Greg on TV" Page has filmography, schedule, media links, etc.

Also see Greg's Resumé, and view clips at Video-Audio Index.


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LATEST/RECENT STAGE/THE ARTS NEWS | 2008-2011 BILLY ELLIOT SECTION


LATEST STAGE / THE ARTS / RECORDING / LIVE EVENT NEWS

2014 Updates:Theatre & The Arts News
2013 & Earlier | Archives


 2014 Live/Arts/Broadway/Stage-Related Press

Latest Update: 7/19/14


 
Ripley and Jbara to star in Everybody's Talkin': The Music of Harry Nilsson for San Diego Rep, 2015


The upcoming 2014-2015 season of San Diego Rep includes Everybody's Talkin': The Music of Harry Nilsson, starring Tony® winners Gregory Jbara and Alice Ripley. The show runs May 23 - June 21, 2015, with opening on May 30, 2015.

More info, including tickets: San Diego Rep's show page.

Press:
UT San Diego (may require UTSD subscriber access)
LGBT Weekly
BroadwayWorld


(News added 2/18/14; last updated 7/19/14)
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 mysterious photo What's up with this photo?

See Greg's Twitter or Facebook for more.


(Added 6/17/14. Image credit: Jbara.)
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Hollywood Curling
Greg scheduled for Celebrity Charity Curling Match on July 5, 2014


Benefitting local youth sports charity LA84, the Celebrity Exhibition Match (7:30 PM, July 5) pairs celebs with Olympic and National level curlers. The event is part of Hollywood Curling's Annual Summer Blockbuster Bonspiel taking place July 4-6.

Location: Ice Station Valencia, 27745 Smyth Drive, Valencia, CA.

Celeb game tix $5 / free for kids under 3; first come, first serve starting 6:30 PM @ Ice Station Valencia box office.

More info on the event (full and celebrity match) can be found at Hollywood Curling's Web Site


(News added 6/15/14. Image credit: HollywoodCurling.com.)
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Pop Goes the Culture Awards 3/1/14


'Pop Goes the Culture' 2014 event posterOn Saturday March 1st, Greg was at the Pop Goes the Culture Awards in Yonkers, NY.

He was being awarded "Jbest Achievement Putting a Voice to Someone Else's Face".

For more on this event, go to this page at AsideMusic.com.


(News first added 2/26/14. Image credit: Aside Music.)
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CAA Hatter's Ball 2/28/14


'CAA Hatter's Ball' 2014 event graphicGreg attended the Creative Arts & Athletics (CAA) Hatter's Ball on Friday evening, February 28, as this year's "Hatter's Ball Award" honoree.

All proceeds benefit CAA's need-based Scholarship Fund for children.

For more about this organization, visit CreativeArtsNYC.org.


(News first added 2/26/14. Image credit: CAA)
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 2013 & Earlier Highlights & Archived Links:


Blue Bloods S4 Premiere Viewing Party/Benefit 9/27/13


Buckley School Workshop - LA 7/19/13


My Fair Lady in Concert: Santa Barbara | Kennedy Center NY


Jbara/McGillin Duet on Charles Bloom CD


"Pop Knows Best" - 2012 A&U Magazine Interview


Greg Guest Speaker at Huntsville Arts Gala April 19, 2012


Greg 2011 ATFL Gala Awards Honoree


Greg co-hosted the Creative Arts Awards for 2010 Tonys.


Go, Zebras! Jbara Honored by High School Alma Mater


Greg's KPOV "Curtain Call" Interview - Audio


 Greg's 2009 Downstage Center Interview


All about Greg and the 2009 Tony Awards


 More From the Archives:

 Billy Elliot logo
2008-2011
BE Awards | Updates | More @ Archived Page


Gregory Jbara originated the role of "Jackie Elliot" (aka Dad") for the Broadway production of Billy Elliot at the Imperial Theatre.
Previews began Oct. 1, 2008. Opening Night was Nov. 13, 2008. (Open end.)
On June 7, 2009, Jbara won the Tony® for Best Featured Actor in a Musical.
See what the critics said about Greg's portrayal of "Dad".

  Greg's final performance date with the show was Sun Sep 4, 2011.
(^ First reported here on June 3, 2011.)
A huge "Thank you!" to all the fans for their tremendous support during Greg's run in this wonderful show!
Press: Playbill.com - Sept. 4, 2011

Broadway.com presents "Working Class Hero" Video Blog
   10/10/08 - 05/20/09. View via Broadway.com Playlist.

Official BE Broadway Site: Cast & Creative

ON SITE LINKS: See archived page.
  "Friends of Jackie Elliot" - It's never too late to share your stage door
  photos with us! Info & submission details. Latest (#344 5/28/12).

OFF SITE LINKS: See archived page.

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Greg's "Chatterbox" Interview on DVD

Order from SethsBroadwayChatterbox.com. Benefits BC/EFA.


Archived Theatre News

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2007 Little Fish2005-2006 Dirty Rotten Scoundrels


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*Email Greg

ALL legitimate, personal email, including fan mail, sent to GregoryJbara@gregoryjbara.com is auto-forwarded to his private email address. Fan email is fine, always welcome, and very much appreciated, although Greg may not always have the time to send back a personal response.
Please remember that it is improper to publicly share (via web sites, boards, blogs, etc.) the contents of private emails from anyone - even celebrities - without first getting their permission to do so.

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Recent update(s)
LATEST / RECENT UPDATES:
August 23, 2014
  "Greg on TV" page updated.
  Blue Bloods - tv schedule updated.
July 19, 2014
  Updated info: Everybody's Talkin': The Music of Harry Nilsson (2015)
June 17, 2014
  What's this photo about?
June 15, 2014
  News: Hollywood Curling's Celebrity Charity Match 7/5/14.
May 31, 2014
  Film updates for Trust Me and 9th Floor: Quest for the Ancient Relic.
May 13, 2014
  Playbill - Mother's Day/Father's Day photo special
April 26, 2014
  "Garrett's Gang" photo added.
  Blue Bloods - CBS.com episode commentary link, audio clip.
March 20, 2014
  ChunkyB.tv interview


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