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David Cryer

 
Date of Birth: March 08, 1936 (86)

Birth Place: Evanston, IL, USA

Stage Credits

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1992
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1989
Radio Announcer
Tito Merelli (Standby)
Saunders (Standby)
  [Broadway]
1988
William Dudgeon
Officer
Brudenell
Anthony Anderson (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Broadway Production, 1988
Ensemble
Molokov (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1988
Monsieur Firmin [Replacement]
Monsieur Firmin [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1987
Performer
  [Broadway]
1987
Andre Sor (Understudy)
Dr. Hamilton Adams (Understudy)
  [Regional (US)]
Regional Revival, 1984
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1979
Peron [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1974
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1973
Pierre Birabeau
  [New York]
Showcase, 1972
Performer
  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 1971
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1971
Ari Ben Canaan
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1970
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1969
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1969
Edward Rutledge [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1967
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1963
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1960
El Gallo [The Narrator] [Replacement]
  [East Haddam, CT (Regional)]
World Premiere, 1991
Performer

Photos

Ryan Silverman and David Cryer Photo

Ryan Silverman and David Cryer

From: 
Date:
04/17/2013
George Lee Andrews and David Cryer Photo

George Lee Andrews and David Cryer

From: 
Date:
01/26/2011
David Cryer, Liz McCartney, George Lee Andrews Photo

David Cryer, Liz McCartney, George Lee Andrews

From: 
Date:
12/22/2010

 

Stage

Performances
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1992
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1989
Radio Announcer

Tito Merelli (Standby)

Saunders (Standby)

  [Broadway]
1988
William Dudgeon

Officer

Brudenell

Anthony Anderson (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
Broadway Production, 1988
Ensemble

Molokov (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1988
Monsieur Firmin [Replacement]

Monsieur Firmin [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1987
Performer

  [Broadway]
1987
Andre Sor (Understudy)

Dr. Hamilton Adams (Understudy)

  [Regional (US)]
Regional Revival, 1984
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1979
Peron [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1974
Performer

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1973
Pierre Birabeau

  [New York]
Showcase, 1972
Performer

  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 1971
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1971
Ari Ben Canaan

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1970
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1969
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1969
Edward Rutledge [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1967
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1963
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1960
El Gallo [The Narrator] [Replacement]

  [East Haddam, CT (Regional)]
World Premiere, 1991
Performer


David Cryer Awards and Nominations

 
Theatre World Awards - 1969 - Performance Gold Star
David Cryer, Come Summer

David Cryer News

BWW Exclusive: Read an Unpublished Chapter About The Beach Boys from Albert Poland's  Photo BWW Exclusive: Read an Unpublished Chapter About The Beach Boys from Albert Poland's Best-Selling Memoir, STAGES
by Robert Diamond - Feb 12, 2021

The Beach Boys were in a career low, and Maharishi had begun to fade from his media darling days as the Indian 'guru' to the Beatles, Mia Farrow, the Beach Boys and others. With photos andheadlines of the hip and famous at his ashram in India, Maharishi had burst into the spiritual mythology of media hype, creating a worldwide market for similar gurus, endless lines of clothing and Indian music of the brilliant Ravi Shankar, among others.

BWW Interview: SO NOW YOU KNOW with D.C. Anderson Photo BWW Interview: SO NOW YOU KNOW with D.C. Anderson
by Nicholas Adler - Dec 1, 2020

Singer, actor and songwriter, D.C. Anderson is a very talented person. His latest album, Sarasota is D.C.'s 12th studio album which was released earlier in 2020.

BWW Interview: SO NOW YOU KNOW with Liz McCartney Photo BWW Interview: SO NOW YOU KNOW with Liz McCartney
by Nicholas Adler - Jul 27, 2020

Singer/actress Liz McCartney has been on Broadway in 13 productions including originating two roles - Sue Tilley in the Boy George musical, TABOO and Rebecca in The Dance Of The Vampires. She has played several of coveted iconic diva roles on stage - Carlotta in The Phantom of the Opera, Rosie in Mamma Mia and Madame Thenardier in Les Miserables, not to mention Ursula in Paper Mill Playhousea??s The Little Mermaid. Liz is the type of performer that commands your attention when she enters the stage and keeps hold of it with her powerful dramatic soprano voice and formidable presence. She works constantly in her chosen field and ita??s pretty easy to see why.

Charles Strouse To Sign Memoir At UNSUNG STROUSE At 54 Below Photo Charles Strouse To Sign Memoir At UNSUNG STROUSE At 54 Below
by Julie Musbach - May 10, 2018

As previously announced, Feinstein's/54 Below will proudly present an evening of trunk songs by one of America's most celebrated composers, Charles Strouse, on Sunday, May 13th at 7:00pm. The one-night-only concert will salute the three-time Tony Award-winner with some of his best trunk songs, featuring material cut from some of his hit musicals, as well as songs that have never found their way to the stage, including numbers from the never-completed Star Wars musical. The legendary songwriter will sign copies of his celebrated memoir, Put On A Happy Face, after the performance.

Liz McCartney, Lilla Crawford And More Join UNSUNG STROUSE At Feinstein's/54 Below Photo Liz McCartney, Lilla Crawford And More Join UNSUNG STROUSE At Feinstein's/54 Below
by Stephi Wild - May 7, 2018

As previously announced, Feinstein's/54 Below will proudly present an evening of trunk songs by one of America's most celebrated composers, Charles Strouse, on Sunday, May 13th at 7:00pm. The one-night-only concert will salute the three-time Tony Award-winner with some of his best trunk songs, featuring material cut from some of his hit musicals, as well as songs that have never found their way to the stage, including numbers from the never completed Star Wars musical. Joining the starry ensemble are Broadway's Liz McCartney (My Fair Lady, Annie, Sunday In The Park With George) and Lilla Crawford (Annie, Into the Woods).

McArdle, Fuller, Leavel, Eikenberry and More to Sing UNSUNG STROUSE at 54 Below Photo McArdle, Fuller, Leavel, Eikenberry and More to Sing UNSUNG STROUSE at 54 Below
by Julie Musbach - Apr 17, 2018

Feinstein's/54 Below will proudly present an evening of songs by one of America's most celebrated composers, Charles Strouse, on Sunday, May 13th at 7:00pm. The one-night-only concert will salute the three-time Tony Award-winner with some of his best trunk songs, featuring material cut from some of his hit musicals, as well as songs that have never found their way to the stage. 

Ernestine Jackson and Allison Brewster Franzetti Round Out 70, GIRLS, 70 Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Complete casting has been announced for the starry 70, Girls, 70 concert at Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club. 

Broadway and Classical Music Veterans Unite for FROM BACH TO BROADWAY at Symphony Space
by Julie Musbach - Jan 22, 2017

MONDAY, JANUARY 23 at 7:00PM, the Tenants' Action Group (TAG) of 711 West End Avenue presents a special evening showcasing Upper West Side musical talent. All of the participating artists are present and former Upper West Side or 711 West End Avenue residents, who have collaborated to produce a program of repertoire with special meaning for their lives. The first half of the concert will feature classical selections performed by pianists Warren Jones, Margaret Kampmeier and Erika Nickrenz, cellist Sara Sant'Ambrogio, guitarist Andrew Schulman and former 711 West End Resident, flutist Eugenia Zukerman. The second half of the program is devoted to Broadway and cabaret with vocal selections from Britt Swanson Cryer, David Cryer, Gretchen Cryer, Nikki Renee Daniels, Anita Gillette, Jeff Kready, Quinn Lemley, Heather Mac Rae and Howard McGillin supported by pianist Nancy Ford and bassist Sean Smith. They will announce the program from the stage - along with the corresponding stories. Benefit tickets are priced at $75 (premium seating) and $50, and include a meet-the-artists' reception following the performance.

Two-Time Tony Award-Winner Helen Gallagher to Narrate 70, GIRLS, 70 Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 20, 2016

Two-time Tony Award winner Helen Gallagher has joined the cast of the previously announced 70, Girls, 70 concert at FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club. Ms. Gallagher, who will serve as the evening's narrator, joins a starry cast of Broadway veterans in the 1971 Kander and Ebb-tuner, set for April 17th, 2017 at 7:00pm and 9:30pm. A portion of the evening's proceeds will benefit The Lillian Booth Actor's Home. 

Second Performance of 70, GIRLS, 70 Added Due to Popular Demand
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

The 1971 Kander and Ebb-tuner, set for 54 Below on April 17th at 7:00pm, has added a second performance due to popular demand. A portion of the evening's proceeds will benefit The Lillian Booth Actor's Home. 

David Cryer Videos

BWW TV: Bway Beat Captures 23 Years of PHANTOM Celebration
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 28, 2011

The longest-running show in Broadway history, the Cameron Mackintosh/Really Useful Group, Inc. production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, directed by Harold Prince, reached an unprecedented milestone on January 26, 2011, when it celebrated its Twenty-Third Anniversary on Broadway. Playing its 9,566th & 9,567th performances at The Majestic Theatre (247 West 44th Street), it becomes the first Broadway production ever to have run 23 years. Broadway Beat was there for the occasion and brings you coverage below.

BWW TV: 'PHANTOM' 9000 - Up Close & Personal!
by Eddie Varley - Oct 18, 2009

The longest-running show in Broadway history, Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA reached another new milestone as the musical became the first Broadway show ever to reach 9,000 performances.

BWW TV: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Celebrates 9000th Performance on Broadway!
by Eddie Varley - Sep 16, 2009

The longest-running show in Broadway history, Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA reached another new milestone as musical became the first Broadway show ever to reach 9,000 performances. The occasion was marked with a special presentation during the 2PM matinee's curtain call. Now in its phenomenal 22nd Year, the Cameron Mackintosh/Really Useful Group, Inc. production, directed by Harold Prince, continues to play at The Majestic Theatre (247 West 44th Street), with no end in sight.

BWW TV: 'PHANTOM MEMORIES: Part Four- A New Sound'
by Eddie Varley - Nov 22, 2008

In this the fourth 'webisode', you'll share the thrill of performing the show with the new improved digital sound system (added last summer) which was met with excitement from both the cast and the show's many fans.

BWW TV: 'PHANTOM MEMORIES: Part Three - The Audition'
by Eddie Varley - Nov 14, 2008

In celebration of the mega musical The Phantom of the Opera and its continuing hold over the hearts and minds of audiences across the globe, BWW TV took a trip 'beyond the lake' to visit with the production's talented leads.

BWW TV: 'PHANTOM MEMORIES: Part Two - Digging Deep'
by Eddie Varley - Nov 10, 2008

The Phantom of the Opera continues to haunt the Majestic Theatre eight times a week. In 'webisode' number two, the cast discuss how they navigate the deep and emotional relationships of the characters they play and what it takes to reach the power of 'the music of the night'.

BWW TV: 'PHANTOM MEMORIES: Part One-Making It New'
by Eddie Varley - Oct 31, 2008

The Phantom of the Opera continues to haunt the Majestic Theatre eight times a week. In celebration of the musical and its continuing hold over the hearts and minds of audiences across the globe, BWW TV took a trip 'beyond the lake' to visit with the production's talented leads.


David Cryer Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has David Cryer been in?
David Cryer has appeared on Broadway in 10 shows.

How many West End shows has David Cryer been in?
David Cryer has not appeared in the West End

What awards has David Cryer been nominated for?
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Come Summer .

What awards has David Cryer won?
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Come Summer.