GEORGE WILL BE HOSTING THE 30TH ANNUAL OVATION AWARDS ON JANUARY 13TH, 2020 IN Los Angeles. THE OVATION AWARDS IS the only peer-judged awards show in Southern California RECOGNIZING EXCELLENCE IN theatre performance, production, and design.
FOLLOWING HIS RUN IN BROADWAY'S BE MORE CHILL, GEORGE MOVED WEST TO LA TO STAR opposite mj Rodriguez in THE CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED PASADENA PLAYHOUSE PRODUCTION OF LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS.
he can now be seen on NBc's superstore recurring as "Amy's" (America Ferrera) brother "Eric."
"A series of songs about characters who are eminently relatable, made even more so by Salazar’s charismatic, extraordinary ordinariness."
-AMNY (two-player game)
"George Salazar earns the loudest laughs in the antithetical roles of crotchety Camp Half-Blood director Mr. D and insecure satyr, Grover."
-TIMEOUT NY (THE LIGHTNING THIEF)
"Among the highlights are the tragicomic earworm "Michael in the Bathroom," a sing-your-heart-out number that Salazar nails with pathos and scorching energy..."
-THE STAR-LEDGER (BE MORE CHILL)
"George Salazar is simply hysterical."
-ASSOCIATED PRESS (GODSPELL)
George Salazar is a NYC-based actor, singer, and musician best known for originating the role of "Michael Mell" in BE MORE CHILL. For his work in be more chill, he won a Lucille Lortel
award for best featured actor in a musical, two broadway.com audience choice awards, and garnered nominations for drama desk and outer critics circle awards. he is also known for his Drama Desk-nominated performance in off-Broadway's THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL, in which he played the antithetical roles of "Grover" and "Mr. D."
He can CURRENTLY be seen on BROADWAY in BE MORE CHILL. He was previously seen off-Broadway in Keen Company's Drama Desk-nominated revival of tick, tick... BOOM! and in David Byrne and Fatboy Slim's hit immersive musical, HERE LIES LOVE. George made his Broadway debut singing "Light of the World" in the 2011 Revival of GODSPELL and toured with the second national company of SPRING AWAKENING prior to that.
Regional credits include the world premiere of Joe Iconis and Joe Tracz's BE MORE CHILL, the world premiere of Joe Iconis, Lance Rubin, and Jason "SweetTooth" Williams' BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER, the world premiere of RAGING SKILLET, and THE 25th ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE. He & COLLABORATOR, JOE ICONIS, BROUGHT THEIR TWO-MAN ACT, "TWO-PLAYER GAME" TO FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW IN THE SPRING OF 2018 FOR A SOLD-OUT SEVEN SHOW RUN. A STUDIO ALBUM OF THE SAME NAME IS NOW AVAILABLE ON GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS.
George's TV credits include CBS' BULL, HBO's DIVORCE, & appearances on CBS' LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN, ABC'S THE VIEW, OWN'S THE ROSIE SHOW, and the 2012 TONY AWARDS telecast.
He appears on various recordings including GEORGE SALAZAR AND JOE ICONIS: TWO-PLAYER GAME (Ghostlight Records), BE MORE CHILL (Two river & broadway cast recordings; Ghostlight Records), the Jonathan Larson project (Ghostlight records), THE LIGHTNING THIEF (Broadway Records), GODSPELL (Ghostlight Records), BROOKLYN CRUSH (Broadway Records) and MOMENT BY MOMENT, all available on iTunes.