Nice Work If You Can Get It
Cookie McGee, a lowbrow bootlegger who poses as a butler when he gets caught stashing booze in Jimmy Winter’s Long Island mansion.
Broadway funnyman Michael McGrath has appeared in My Favorite Year, The Goodbye Girl, Swinging on a Star, Little Me, Wonderful Town, Is He Dead?, Memphis and Born Yesterday.
Other Honors for This Role:
—Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
—Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
2005: Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actor in a Musical, Spamalot
McGrath met his wife, Broadway alum Toni DiBuono, while co-starring in Forbidden Broadway in Boston. The couple both appeared in the Broadway revival of Wonderful Town.
“As soon as a number [in Nice Work] starts, you can see the heads sorta go, ‘Oh yeah!’ And the smiles start happening, the toes start tapping.” —McGrath in an interview with Broadway.com, 3/16/12