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BOBBY CRONIN, award-winning composer/writer of Mary & Max with bookwriter Crystal Skillman (World Premiere Theatre Calgary 2018, European Premiere at Austria's Theatre Linz 2019; Winner of 2018 MUT Critics Award, Pace New Musicals 2018, SigWorks Finalist 2018); ‘Til Death Do Us Part (World Premiere 2020 - Covid Canceled, 2018-2020 SDSU New Works Award; 2017 SigWorks Finalist; 2016 Overtures Series) with bookwriter Caroline Prugh; Concrete Jungle, set to play London's Leicester Square Theatre summer 2020 (Covid Canceled); Till Soon, Anne with Christine Toy Johnson (O'Neill Writing Residency); Daybreak (winner of the New Jersey Playwrights Contest) premiered in Wayne, NJ & London’s Tristan Bates Theatre spring 2012. His latest commission PSYKIDZ was produced in concert by A Class Act NY and turned into a virtual digital film during Covid (www.psykidzthemusical.com) produced by The Professional Performance Prep where he is on faculty as a voice teacher/audition coach/songwriting instructor. He was a 2014 York NEO mentored by Stephen Flaherty (Ragtime, Once on This Island). He was part of the 2015 Prospect Theatre Company's Off-Broadway show Fright Night where his 15-minute musical My Boyfriend Is An Alien written with Christine Toy Johnson premiered. His music won “Best Score of a Mockumentary” for the webseries Thank You, Next and Best Music/Lyrics for Ten Reasons I Won’t Go Home With You in 2010’s MITF. Bobby has composed numerous award-winning scores and songs for musical short films, which have headlined festivals all over the world, and scored the hit audio drama King Kirby on Broadway Podcast Network. He was commissioned to write a pop song for the 2013 winner of Italy’s televised singing competition Lo Canto. Other: Numerous award winning short musical films, 54 Below, Lincoln Center Songbook Series, Birdland, Symphony Space, London’s The Players Theatre & St. James Theatre, etc. "Reach The Sky: Live" & “The Concrete Jungle International Studio Cast Recording” on all digital platforms. A graduate of Yale University where he won the Michael P. Manzella Award for Excellence in Arts, Scholastics and Character. Member of ASCAP, Dramatists Guild., Bobby has taught all over the world and at universities such as Harvard, NYU, UPenn, and NYFA. www.bobbycronin.com

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Horizon Theatre To Host 26th Annual New South Young Playwrights Festival

Horizon Theatre in Atlanta will host the 26th Annual New South Young Playwrights Festival from June 2-8. Learn more about the programming and see how to purchase tickets.
San Diego State University to Present World Premiere of IN A SUNSHINE STATE

In a Sunshine State, the newest production in SDSU’s New Musical Initiative will have its world premiere at the Main Stage Theatre at San Diego State University. 
Washington and Lee University to Host Playwright Crystal Skillman for Reading of RAIN AND ZOE SAVE THE WORLD This Weekend

Crystal Skillman, celebrated playwright, and musical theater collaborator, will visit Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia for a reading of her play Rain and Zoe Save the World.
Winners Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld Off-Broadway Awards

Winners have been announced for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Off-Broadway Awards!  See who was selected audience favorite in Off-Broadway! Winners include SoHo Playhouse, Emering Artists Theatre and more!
Christine Toy Johnson's Solo Show Will Benefit The Dramatists Guild Foundation And Entertainment Community Fund

Moongate Productions presents a performance of A LITTLE MORE BLUE, written and performed by award-winning writer/actor/advocate for inclusion Christine Toy Johnson on Sunday, January 14, 2024 at 3 pm at the Tateuchi Democracy Forum at the Japanese American National Museum.
Last Chance to Vote for the BWW Off-Broadway Awards; Voting Ends 12/31

It's the final week left to vote for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Off-Broadway Awards! Voting ends on 12/31 at midnight. Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
2 Weeks to Vote for the BWW Off-Broadway Awards!

There's just two weeks left to vote and we have the latest standings as of Monday, December 18th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Off-Broadway Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
BroadwayWorld Off-Broadway Awards; TITANIQUE & More Lead

It's the final 3 weeks and we have the latest standings as of Monday, December 11th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Off-Broadway Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
BroadwayWorld Off-Broadway Awards December 5th Standings; Leads Favorite Local Theatre!

It's December, and the first standings of the month have been announced as of Tuesday, December 5th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Off-Broadway Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
Christopher Gattelli to Direct MARY AND MAX, THE MUSICAL NYC Industry Salon

Drew & Dane Productions' Mary and Max, The Musical, with a book by Crystal Skillman and music and lyrics by Bobby Cronin, will hold a private industry salon on December 1 in New York.  Tony winner Christopher Gattelli will direct.
Photos: Bobby Cronin's DAYBREAK Gets The Concert Treatment at The Laurie Beechman Theatre

On October 8th, the Laurie Beechman Theatre presented a concert production of Bobby Cronin’s award-winning musical DAYBREAK.
Aléna Watters Replaces Anne Brummel in DAYBREAK Concert Next Month

Due to a family emergency, Wicked’s Anne Brummel has stepped down from the role of Rebecca in the October 8th concert. Learn more about the concert here!
E. Clayton Cornelious, Anne Brummel and More Will Lead DAYBREAK Reading

Casting is set for the concert adaptation of the 2011 award winning musical, DAYBREAK. The show, inspired by real life events tells the story of two couples in two different time periods, both connected by The Golden Gate Bridge, a wonder of the modern world and notorious suicide destination.
DAYBREAK, A One Night Only Concert Directed By L Morgan Lee, to Play the Beechman in October

DAYBREAK is inspired by real-life events and tells the story of two couples in two different time periods, both connected by The Golden Gate Bridge, a wonder of the modern world and notorious suicide destination. Get performance information here!
WAITING IN THE WINGS The Musical Makes Stage Debut Next Week

Waiting In The Wings: The Musical was an multi-award winning film that played in festivals throughout the world, including in Africa, Canada, Australia, and Germany.  The film included many film icons, including Shirley Jones, Lee Meriwether, Sally Struthers, and Christopher Atkins.  
Crystal Skillman's THE ROCKET MEN to be Presented by The Athenian Players This Month

 In the first-ever play commissioned by the Alabama Center for the Arts, acclaimed NYC playwright, Crystal Skillman explores the German Rocket Team that was instrumental in the development of the US Space Program turning the small farming community of Huntsville, Alabama into 'Rocket City, USA'.
Photos: First Look at the Developmental Workshop and Presentation of RAIN AND ZOE SAVE THE WORLD

On Sunday afternoon, Rain and Zoe Save the World had an industry presentation at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at the University of Maryland.   Check out photos here!
Jared Mezzocchi to Direct RAIN AND ZOE SAVE THE WORLD Developmental Workshop And Presentation

Rain and Zoe Save the World, written by Crystal Skillman with original music by Bobby Cronin, has attached Jared Mezzocchi as director, who will lead a developmental workshop at the University of Maryland beginning March 16, culminating in an industry presentation on March 26.
Photos: Lauren Elder Presents SONGS AND PEOPLE I LIKE at The Green Room 42

Ukulele playing, whistling, songwriting, belting and crooning cabaret artist, actress Lauren Elder, spent a rare night on the New York City nightclub stage this week when she played SONGS AND PEOPLE I LIKE at The Green Room 42 on February 22nd.
Award-Winning Playwright Crystal Skillman Will Present New Play at Webster in March

Crystal Skillman, a celebrated playwright, comic book author, musical theater collaborator and a contributor to a popular cartoon, will visit Webster University's main campus in St. Louis to give a staged reading and to also work with students who will perform her play “Rain and Zoe Save the World” March 3-5.

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How many shows has Bobby Cronin written?

Bobby Cronin has written 1 shows including Mary and Max (Composer & Lyricist).

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