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John has performed at a number of fantastic theaters: Manhattan Theater Club, Pioneer Theater Company, The Bay Street Theater, Williamstown Theater Festival, The Chautauqua Theater Company, The Eugene O’Neil National Playwright’s Conference, The Sundance Institute and Shakespeare at the Manor. He has appeared on Television in series such as “Blue Bloods” (CBS), and “Red Oaks” (Amazon), as well as in a handful of independent and short films. He has also worked as a narrator for a number of Audiobooks that can be found at Recordedbooks.com or Audible.com

John Kroft STAGE CREDITS

[Off-Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Off-Broadway Premiere, 2018
Conor O'Neill


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Review: LOVE ALL at La Jolla Playhouse


As creatively at home as Anna Deavere Smith has been delving into multiple perspectives on the Crown Heights riots of 1991 and the fallout from the Rodney King verdicts of 1992, a traditionally-structured play – even one about a figure as arresting as Billie Jean King - may not be in her artistic wheelhouse.

Chilina Kennedy, Kate Rockwell & More to Star in LOVE ALL World Premiere at La Jolla Playhouse


La Jolla Playhouse has announced the cast and creative team for its world-premiere production of Love All, by Anna Deavere Smith. See who is starring, and learn how to purchase tickets!

Photos: First Look At THE WEAK AND THE STRONG At La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club


Erik Ehn’s new play The Weak and The Strong opened at La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club in the East Village on December 8. See photos from the production.

La MaMa Presents A Planet Connections Production Of Erik Ehn's New Play THE WEAK AND THE STRONG


An aging rodeo rider and his family grapple with life and faith in Erik Ehn's new play The Weak and The Strong. Mixing dance, theatre, puppetry, and visual effects, The Weak and The Strong will have its World Premiere at the iconic La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club in the East Village with opening night slated for December 8.

BWW Interview: John Kroft of THE TEMPEST at Guthrie Theater


The Tempest runs now through April 16, 2022 at the Guthrie Theater. I interview John Kroft who is playing Ferdinand. I saw the play opening night and it was fantastic, I would recommend seeing it! I was so impressed with John's take on Ferdinand.

Guthrie Theater Announces Casting for THE TEMPEST, Directed By Joe Dowling


The Guthrie Theater today announced casting for William Shakespeare’s The Tempest, directed by former Artistic Director Joe Dowling, who returns to direct at the Guthrie for the first time since his tenure with the organization ended in 2015.

LITERATURE LIVE! Returns to Bay Street With Virtual Production of MOBY DICK


Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced the return of Literature Live! with an online theatrical production of Herman Melville’s American classic Moby Dick. This virtual production is adapted by Bay Street Theater Director of Education & Community Outreach, Allen O’Reilly.

BWW Interview: Director Wes Grantom on Pioneer Theatre Company's THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT


Pioneer Theatre Company will present the thought-provoking drama THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT through November 16, 2019, directly following its run on Broadway starring Cherry Jones, Daniel Radcliffe, and Bobby Cannavale earlier this year. Director Wes Grantom, who most recently directed BEEP BOOP at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and has received multiple Drama League Fellowships, spoke with BroadwayWorld about his passion for the play, this production, and Pioneer Theatre Company.

Photo Flash: First Look at Pioneer Theatre Company's LIFESPAN OF A FACT


he Broadway hit play The Lifespan of a Fact, based on the true story between essayist John D'Agata and fact-checker Jim Fingal, opens at Pioneer Theatre Company (PTC) November 1, 2019 and runs through November 16, 2019. Tickets for this production can now be purchased by calling 801-581-6961 or visiting tickets.pioneertheatre.org.

Pioneer Theatre Company Presents THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT


The Broadway hit play The Lifespan of a Fact, based on the true story between essayist John D'Agata and fact-checker Jim Fingal, opens at Pioneer Theatre Company (PTC) November 1, 2019 and runs through November 16, 2019. Tickets for this production can now be purchased by calling 801-581-6961 or visiting tickets.pioneertheatre.org.

Bay Street Theatre Announces Free Community Event Reading Of A CHRISTMAS CAROL


Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce a free community event on Thursday, December 20 at 7 pm. A special one-night-only reading of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol will be performed by a versatile and distinguished company of four actors, including Paul Hecht (numerous Broadway, film and TV credits), Harris Yulin (Bay Street's Frost Nixon, Ozarks), Amanda Kristin Nichols (Bay Street's The Last Night of Ballyhoo and Bay Street's The Great Gatsby) and John Kroft (Bay Street's The Great Gatsby).

BWW Review: Bay Street's THE GREAT GATSBY


This year the Sag Harbor venue has mounted a superb showing of the classic jazz era play The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald adapted for the stage by Simon Levy.

Photo Flash: Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts Present THE GREAT GATSBY


Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to present this year's Literature Live! production of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, adapted for the stage by Simon Levy, directed by Joe Minutillo and choreographed by Stephanie Vertichio. This is the tenth year of the Literature Live! program. Public performances are Thursday through Saturday, November 8 - 10, 15 - 17, and Thanksgiving weekend Friday- Sunday, November 23 - 25. Tickets are on sale now and available online at baystreet.org, or by calling the Box Office at 631-725-9500.

Bay Street Theater Announces Cast and Creative for THE GREAT GATSBY


Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the cast and creative team for this year's Literature Live! production of F. Scott Fitzgerald'sThe Great Gatsby, adapted for the stage by Simon Levy, directed by Joe Minutillo and choreographed by Stephanie Vertichio.

BWW Review: Doug Hughes Sharply Directs Anthony Giardina's Biting Social Commentary DAN CODY'S YACHT


'Vassar. See yourself there,' a successful adult advises a high school student who has impressed him with her talent for writing poetry, but not with her low expectations for securing a spot in a good college.

Review Roundup: MTC Opens DAN CODY'S YACHT


Dan Cody's Yacht opened last night June 6 at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I. Let's see what the critics had to say...

Photo Flash: MTC'S DAN CODY'S YACHT Celebrates Opening Night


Dan Cody's Yacht is now playing through July 8 at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). The production opened last night, check out the photos below!

MTC's DAN CODY'S YACHT Opens Tonight at New York City Center


Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of Dan Cody's Yacht, written by Anthony Giardina and directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes, opens tonight - Wednesday, June 6 - at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). Performances began on Tuesday, May 15.

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of MTC'S DAN CODY'S YACHT; Opens June 6


Dan Cody's Yacht is now in previews ahead of a Wednesday, June 6 opening night at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). The cast of Dan Cody's Yacht features Kristen Bush (Taking Care of Baby at MTC, The City of Conversation), Meredith Forlenza (1984, The Winslow Boy), Laura Kai Chen (Her, "Days of Our Lives"),Rick Holmes (Junk, Peter and the Starcatcher), John Kroft (Dracula), Jordan Lage (Race, Speed-the-Plow), Roxanna Hope Radja (Ruins of Civilization at MTC, Torch Song), and Casey Whyland (Billy Elliot the Musical).

Photo Flash: First Look at MTC's World Premiere of DAN CODY'S YACHT


Dan Cody's Yacht is now in previews ahead of a Wednesday, June 6 opening night at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the world premiere, check out the photos below!

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