David Cromer biography
At Writers Theatre: Next to Normal, A Streetcar Named Desire, Picnic, The Price, Booth, Oscar Remembered, The Beats
David Cromer is the 2017 recipient of Joe A. Callaway Award for outstanding direction for his production of The Band’s Visit at the Atlantic Theatre Company. Recent credits include: The Band’s Visit (Broadway’s Ethel Barrymore Theatre), The Treasurer (Playwrights Horizons, Man from Nebraska (Second Stage Theatre), the Off-Broadway premiere of The Band’s Visit (Atlantic Theatre Company), The Effect (Barrow Street Theatre), Come Back, Little Sheba (Huntington Theatre Company), Angels in America (Kansas City Rep) and Our Town at the Almeida Theatre in London, which he also directed in Chicago, New York (Barrow Street Theatre), Los Angeles, Boston and Kansas City. Additional New York Credits include: Women or Nothing at Atlantic Theatre Company, Really Really at MCC, The House of Blue Leaves and Brighton Beach Memoirs on Broadway, When the Rain Stops Falling and Nikolai and the Others at Lincoln Center Theater, as well as Tribes, Orson’s Shadow (Barrow Street) plus Adding Machine, which was a BST production at the Minetta Lane. Originally from Chicago, his credits there include Sweet Bird of Youth (Goodman Theatre), A Streetcar Named Desire, Cherrywood, Mojo, The Hot l Baltimore (Mary-Arrchie Theatre), The Cider House Rules (co-directed with Marc Grapey, Famous Door) and Angels in America (The Journeymen), among others. For his work he has received a Drama Desk, three Obies, three Lortels, four Jeff Awards and in 2010 was made a McArthur Foundation Fellow.
[Bio as of January 2018]