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, Jimmy-6 in Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, Jordan Berman in Significant Other, and most recently Dill Harris in Aaron Sorkin’s adaptation of Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird. His film and TV work includes Ocean’s 8, The Detour, and Devious Maids. Glick was born in Philadelphia and raised by professors who met initially at Hebrew University in Israel. He is openly gay and came out early in 7th grade. During his senior year of high school, Glick moved to New York City to originate the role of Ernst in the hit musical Spring Awakening.
Glick’s first major role was playing Ernst, an adolescent boy in love with his classmate, Hanschen, in the original cast of the hit musical Spring Awakening. The play premiered at the Atlantic Theatre Company Off-Broadway, but later transferred along with co-stars Jonathan Groff and Lea Michele, to the Eugene O’Neill Theatre on Broadway.
The same year, Glick made his silver screen debut as “Slap” in the film One Last Thing… alongside Cynthia Nixon and Ethan Hawke.
His next major theater role was as “Howie” in Speech and Debate (Roundabout Underground), a play by Tony award winning playwright Stephen Karam. The play began in October 2007 and ran until early 2008.
Glick returned to Broadway in the role of Jimmy-6, a member of the 4 person “Geek Chorus” in Julie Taymor’s Broadway production of Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark. However, Glick and the rest of the Geek Chorus were cut after Taymor was forced out as director.
After co-starring in MCC’s production of Wild Animals You Should Know, Glick went on to portray Jack in The Public Theater’s production of Stephen Sondheim’s Into the Woods alongside Amy Adams and Denis O’Hare.
At the age of 26, Glick was profiled in the New York Times for his lauded performance as Matthew in The Few by MacArthur Genius Award winning playwright Samuel D. Hunter.
He then was cast in his first recurring role as Ty McKay, the second season villain, on Devious Maids on Lifetime.
His first starring role was in Significant Other as Jordan Berman, alongside Barbara Barrie. The play was written by Joshua Harmon and premiered at Roundabout Theater Company’s Laura Pels Theater in 2015. The highly acclaimed, sold-out production transferred to Broadway’s Booth theater in 2016. He received a Drama League Award nomination for this performance.
His next played McCallister in Warner Brother’s feature film, Ocean’s 8, which was followed by a recurring role on The Detour on TBS.
He is currently starring in Aaron Sorkin’s adaptation of Harper Lee’s novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, alongside Jeff Daniels as Atticus Finch; produced by Scott Rudin. Glick is playing Dill Harris, the visiting friend of Scout and Jem Finch. The role is modeled off Harper Lee’s childhood best friend, Truman Capote.
|2006||Spring Awakening||Ernst||Off-Broadway||Atlantic Theater Company|
|2006||Spring Awakening||Ernst||Broadway||Eugene O’Neill Theater|
|2007||Speech and Debate||Howie||Off-Broadway||Roundabout Theater Company|
|2011||Wild Animals You Should Know||Jacob||Off-Broadway||Manhattan Class Company (MCC Theater)|
|2011||Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark||Jimmy-6||Broadway||Lyric Theatre|
|2012||Into the Woods||Jack||Off-Broadway||Public Theater’s – Shakespeare in the Park|
|2014||The Few||Matthew||Off-Broadway||Rattlestick Playwrights Theater|
|2015||Significant Other||Jordan Berman||Off-Broadway||Roundabout Theater Company|
|2016||The Harvest||Tom||Off-Broadway||Lincoln Center Theatre|
|2017||Significant Other||Jordan Berman||Broadway||Booth Theatre|
|2018||To Kill a Mockingbird||Charles Baker “Dill” Harris||Broadway||Shubert Theatre|
|2005||One Last Thing…||Slap|
|2013||A Case of You||Fan|
|2013||Gods Behaving Badly||Eros||Unreleased|
|2017||Speech & Debate||Gideon|
|2018||Ocean’s Eight||Kyle McCallister|
|2014||Devious Maids||Ty McKay||Season Regular|
|2013-14||It Could Be Worse||Phillip Klein||Series Regular|
|2015||Man Seeking Woman||Scientist||Guest Star|
|2016||The Good Wife||Blake Reedy||Guest Star|
|2016||Margot vs. Lily||Glenn||Series Regular|
|2016||Elementary||Dennis Karig||Guest Star|
|2018||The Detour||Straight Jack||Recurring Role|
Awards and Nominations
|2017||Drama League Award||Distinguished Performance||Significant Other||Nominated|
|Broadway.com Audience Awards||Favorite Leading Actor in a play||Nominated|
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- Isherwood, Charles (2006-06-16). “Spring Awakening – Review – Theater”. The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2019-01-18.
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- Gideon Glick on IMDb
- “Roundabout Theatre Company – Bad Jews“. Roundaboutunderground.com. Archived from the original on 2011-02-23. Retrieved 2012-11-03.
- “Photo Flash: ‘Speech & Debate’ at Roundabout Underground”. Broadwayworld.com. 2007-10-17. Retrieved 2012-11-03.
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- “‘Devious Maids’ Season 3 Spoilers, News, Trailer & Cast: Did Valentina or Remi Get Shot at Rosie & Spence’s Wedding?”. Latin Post. 2015-05-15. Retrieved 2019-01-21.
- Isherwood, Charles (2015-08-16). “Review: In Significant Other, a Young Man Pines as His Pals Pair Off”. The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2019-01-20.
- Feldman, Adam; Feldman, Adam (2017-03-02). “Significant Other is a bittersweet comic delight”. Time Out NY. Retrieved 2019-01-27.
- “Gideon Glick”. IMDb. Retrieved 2019-01-18.
- Fierberg, Ruthie (2018-09-13). “Full Cast Announced for Broadway’s To Kill a Mockingbird”. Playbill. Retrieved 2019-01-20.
- “‘To Kill a Mockingbird’: Theater Review”. The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2019-01-21.
- Greene, Steve; Greene, Steve (2017-05-25). “10 Great Fiction Podcasts to Listen to Right Now”. IndieWire. Retrieved 2019-01-18.
- Times, The New York (2017-05-17). “Modern Love Podcast: Gideon Glick Reads . The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2019-01-18.