Artist Bio

David Cromer

David Cromer

(Bio as of October 2012)

David Cromer makes his Goodman Theatre directing debut. Chicago credits include Rent and Celebrity Row at American Theater Company; Cherrywood, MOJO and The Hot l Bal­timore at Mary-Arrchie Theatre Co.; A Streetcar Named Desire, Picnic, The Price, Booth and Oscar Remembered at Writers’ Theatre; Our Town with The Hypocrites; Adding Machine at Next Theatre Company; The Cider House Rules (co-directed with Marc Grapey) at Famous Door Theatre Company; Come Back, Little Sheba at Shattered Globe Theatre; Journey’s End and Translations at Seanachaí Theatre Company; Perfect Mendacity, The Dazzle, Orson’s Shadow and Golden Boy at Steppenwolf Theatre Company and Angels in America with The Journeymen, among others. Broad­way credits include The House of Blue Leaves and Brighton Beach Memoirs, and his off-Broadway credits include Tribes, Our Town and Orson’s Shadow at Barrow Street Theatre; When the Rain Stops Falling at Lincoln Center Theater and Adding Machine at Minetta Lane Theatre. He recently remounted The Hypocrites off-Broadway production of Our Town in Los Angeles. Mr. Cromer taught acting and directing at Columbia College Chicago for 15 years and at Act One Studio for five years. His work as a director has received four Jeff awards, three Lucille Lortel awards and two Obies. In 2010 he was named a MacArthur Foundation Fellow. 

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