Donna Reed Scholar part of history-making event.
De’Lon Grant is currently appearing in the Tony-nominated musical Come From Away. It became the longest-running show in the 105-year history of the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre on June 15 when it played its 1,544th Broadway performance, surpassing the original production of Jekyll & Hyde.
After 1,670 performances and 25 previews on Broadway, Come From Away will play its final Broadway performance on October 2, making it the 49th longest-running production in Broadway history and the most successful Canadian musical of all time.
Grant, from Duluth, MN, was a 2002 Donna Reed Scholarship finalist in acting. He appeared in touring productions of Jersey Boys and The Scottsboro Boys.