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The daughter of composer George Crumb and sister of composer David Crumb, Ann made her Broadway debut in 1987 as a member of the original cast of Les Misérables. Additional Broadway credits include Chess, Anna Karenina, for which she was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical in 1993, and Aspects of Love, as Rose Vibert, a role she originated in the West End.

Crumb toured in the title role of Evita and appeared in numerous regional theatre productions staged by the Guthrie, Coconut Grove Playhouse, and Tennessee Repertory Theatre, among others. Her television credits include the daytime soaps As the World Turns, The Guiding Light, and Another World, and the primetime dramas Law & Order and Law & Order: Criminal Intent.

Crumb's recordings include A Broadway Diva Swings, a concert version of Nine with Jonathan Pryce and Elaine Paige, and Unto the Hills, in collaboration with her father. Her upcoming jazz CD is entitled Goodbye Mr. Jones.


Original Off-Broadway Production, 2005

Original Off-Broadway Production, 2004

[Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1998

[West End]
London Revival, 1997

Original Off-Broadway Production, 1994

Original Broadway Production, 1992

Anna Karenina

[West End]
London Concert Revival, 1992
Luisa Contini

Off-Broadway Revival, 1991

Broadway Production, 1990
Rose Vibert

[West End]
Original London Production, 1989
Rose Vibert

Broadway Production, 1988

Florence (Understudy)

Svetlana (Understudy)

Original Broadway Production, 1987
Factory Girl

Other Drinker


Young Prostitute

Fantine (Understudy)

Ann Crumb Awards and Nominations

Tony Awards - 1993 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical

Ann Crumb , Anna Karenina

Ann Crumb Videos

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New Music Venue The Central Park Café Opens Across The Street From Carnegie Hall

The Central Park Café is bringing the finest in New York cabaret to their restaurant across the street from Carnegie Hall. Learn more about the venue!
Marcus Simeone & Tracy Stark Will Bring 'Twilight Canopy / Up, Up & Away: Some Of The Songs Of Jimmy Webb' to Don't Tell Mama Next Month

Bistro and MAC Award-winning performers Marcus Simeone and Tracy Stark take us on a journey through the music and career of songwriter Jimmy Webb, via solos and duets. This is the final NYC performance of a show directed by Lina Koutrakos.
Christopher Collette To Play The Laurie Beechman Theatre With COME FLY WITH ME

THE LAURIE BEECHMAN THEATER will present up-and-coming Saloon Singer vocalist Christopher Collette and pianist, composer, music director Tracy Stark.
Video: Judy Kaye Reveals How Her Looks Factored into Not Being Cast in ASPECTS OF LOVE

In a recent interview with Alexander Rodriguez for the “On the Rocks Radio Show,” two-time Tony Award Winner Judy Kaye explained why her looks factored into not getting the leading role in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Aspects of Love.
BWW Interview: THERE ARE NO ONE-PERSON SHOWS: Musical Director, Tracy Stark

Today we kick off the series with my conversation with musical director, Tracy Stark. She is one of the most prolific musical directors on the NY scene, playing upwards of 75-100 shows a year. She is the winner of 11 MAC awards in addition to the Bistro award and the Dottie Burman Songwriter of the Year award. She has worked with a plethora of great artists including Lesley Gore, Sarah Dash, Phoebe Snow, Karen Black, Randy Jones, Jimmy Osmond, Tovah Feldshuh, Eric Millegan. Tonya Pinkins, Ann Crumb, Marni Nixon, and hundreds of other rock, jazz, and Broadway artists. In the past 6 months, I have seen shows she worked on with Alice Ripley, Kim David Smith, and Meg Flather.
Alan Cumming Leads Lineup As NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS Broadcasts Virtually June 24th

In its ninth year, the Judy Garland themed benefit is the show everyone wants to see. For the second year in a row, everyone can.
BWW Previews: JAMIE DEROY & FRIENDS Strings Attached: Part 2 Airs January 31st

Jamie deRoy has another great episode of videos from the vault, airing Sunday night.
BWW Exclusive: Read an Excerpt About the Age of British Mega-Musicals from Michael Riedel's New Book- Singular Sensation

Singular Sensation by Michael Riedel picks up where Razzle Dazzle, his bestselling account of the battle for Broadway, drops off: when audiences craved more than the British mega-productions of Andrew Lloyd Webber, and the famed theater strip reached new heights with the productions of Rent, Angels in America, Chicago, The Lion King, and The Producers.
The Media Theatre Presents Ben Kapilow's 'Originals' Concert

The Media Theatre's Resident Music Director Ben Kapilow is having his first concert at the theatre on Saturday January 18. Titled 'Originals', the show will feature all original songs written by Kapilow and several of The Media Theatre's students. Professional actress Hannah Parke, who is in the upcoming 'Eleanor, An American Love Story', will perform, as well as a new Youth Ensemble.
Ann Crumb Memorial Set for Sunday, Dec 29 at the Media Theatre

The Philadelphia Inquirer has reported that a memorial for late Broadway actress and singer Ann Crumb will take place this Sunday, December 29 at the Media Theatre.
Tony Nominee Ann Crumb Passes Away from Ovarian Cancer

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Broadway actress and 1993 Tony Award nominee Ann Crumb has passed away following a long struggle with ovarian cancer.
October 2019 Events Announced At National Sawdust

Events have been announced for October at National Sawdust. See the full lineup below!
BWW CLOSE UP: NINE. El musical

El proximo 7 de junio tendra lugar en el Teatro Amaya de Madrid el estreno de la nueva produccion de NINEde la mano de Showtime Producciones, y para hacer la espera un poco mas llevadera, que mejor ocasion para hacer un repaso por la historia de este musical hasta nuestros dias.
Sean Thompson to Appear in Concert at Media Theatre

Broadway actor Sean Thompson, Philly native, Temple graduate, and 2016 Barrymore Award nominee, is honored to return home to The Media Theatre for a special one-night-only concert. The Friday evening March 9 event is titled "Coming Home", and will feature Thompson performing favorites from productions he has always admired.
BWW Interview: Cara Clase of EVITA at PRiMA Theatre

For two weeks only, now through September 16th, PRiMA Theatre will present EVITA at The Cultural Center Theater at Willow Valley Communities, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Alice Ripley and More Were Among Guests at Media Theatre's Star Struck Gala

The Media Theatre celebrated with Broadway stars, regional VIP's, politicians, and dignitaries on Saturday February 25 for its most successful fundraising Gala ever. The 23rd annual Gala, 'Star Struck', featured a headlining performance by Tony winning actress Alice Ripley.
Tony Winner Alice Ripley to Headline Media Theatre's STAR STRUCK Gala

Tony award winner Alice Ripley will headline The Media Theatre's Star Struck Fundraising Gala today February 25 at 6pm at the theatre.
Tony Winner Alice Ripley to Headline Media Theatre's STAR STRUCK Gala

Tony award winner Alice Ripley will headline The Media Theatre's Star Struck Fundraising Gala on Saturday February 25 at 6pm at the theatre.
Newest MUSIC AT THE MASON to Feature Tracy Stark, FORTE, and Richard Holbrook

NiCori Studios and Productions in association with the Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center announces a new installment of the monthly concert series, Music at the Mansion, on Sunday, May 31, at 3pm. Performers include Tracy Stark, FORTE and Richard Holbrook. Lydia DeLuca will be the 'Young Musician Moment" performer.
GYPSY, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, 1776 and More Set for Media Theatre's 2015-16 Season

Mama Rose, Billy Elliot, Atticus Finch, Eddie Birdlace, and John Adams. Five names, each encapsulating what The Media Theatre's 2015-16 season promises--people who tried their hardest to change the world, to leave an indelible impression so that their lives and the lives touched by their presence and innovation would recognize excellence, courage, and passion.


How many Broadway shows has Ann Crumb been in?

Ann Crumb has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has Ann Crumb been in?

Ann Crumb has appeared on London's West End in 3 shows.

What was Ann Crumb's first West End show?

Ann Crumb's first West End show was Aspects of Love which opened in 1989

What awards has Ann Crumb been nominated for?

Ann Crumb has been nominated for the Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for her role in Anna Karenina.

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