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Rick Crom

 
Bio:
Rick Crom has been part of the New York entertainment community for many years as a songwriter and a performer. He is the composer/ lyricist for several off-Broadway and cabaret revues: OH FINE, RSVP, THE SUBJECT WAS NEUROSIS, ABSOLUTELY RUDE, OUR LIFE AND TIMES ,WHAT IN THE WORLD, and NEWSical ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Rick Crom has been part of the New York entertainment community for many years as a songwriter and a performer. He is the composer/ lyricist for several off-Broadway and cabaret revues: OH FINE, RSVP, THE SUBJECT WAS NEUROSIS, ABSOLUTELY RUDE, OUR LIFE AND TIMES ,WHAT IN THE WORLD, and NEWSical ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway World Premiere Musical, 2022
Dr. Riley
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2007
Ensemble
  [New York]
New York Musical Theatre Festival Production, 2006
Rich
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2001
Tiny Tom / Dr. Billeaux
Senator Fipp (Understudy)
Mr. McQueen (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2001
Tiny Tom/Dr. Billeaux
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1998
Wes Warnicker (Understudy)
Saloon Keeper (Understudy)
Coach Dunbar (Understudy)
Cop (Understudy)
Country Fiddler (Understudy)
Reverend Shaw Moore (Understudy)
Principal Clark (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1998
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
New York Concert, 1996
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
York Theatre Company Production, 1994
Spencer
Terry
Terry/Spencer
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1994
Political Hack
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1993
Ricky Simpson Announcer
Audience at Richard III
Second Man at Theatre
TV Stage Manager
Mark (Understudy)
Elliot (Understudy)
Ricky Simpson (Understudy)

Writing

Composer
Lyricist
Bookwriter
Composer
Lyricist
Composer/Lyricist

Photos

Zoe Glick and Rick Crom Photo

Zoe Glick and Rick Crom

From: 
Date:
05/24/2022
Bebe Neuwirth, Emily Zimmerman, Margot Weintraub, Caissie 
Levy, Charlotte MacLeod, E Photo

Bebe Neuwirth, Emily Zimmerman, Margot Weintraub, Caissie Levy, Charlotte MacLeod, Ellyn Marie Marsh, Charlotte Elizabeth Curtis, Ashley Blanchet, Zoe Glick, Darren Goldstein and Rick Crom.

From: 
Date:
03/24/2022

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway World Premiere Musical, 2022
Dr. Riley

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2007
Ensemble

  [New York]
New York Musical Theatre Festival Production, 2006
Rich

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2001
Tiny Tom / Dr. Billeaux

Senator Fipp (Understudy)

Mr. McQueen (Understudy)

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2001
Tiny Tom/Dr. Billeaux

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1998
Wes Warnicker (Understudy)

Saloon Keeper (Understudy)

Coach Dunbar (Understudy)

Cop (Understudy)

Country Fiddler (Understudy)

Reverend Shaw Moore (Understudy)

Principal Clark (Understudy)

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1998
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
New York Concert, 1996
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
York Theatre Company Production, 1994
Spencer

Terry

Terry/Spencer

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1994
Political Hack

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1993
Ricky Simpson Announcer

Audience at Richard III

Second Man at Theatre

TV Stage Manager

Mark (Understudy)

Elliot (Understudy)

Ricky Simpson (Understudy)

Writing
Composer
Lyricist
Bookwriter
Composer
Lyricist
Composer/Lyricist

Rick Crom Biography

Rick Crom has been part of the New York entertainment community for many years as a songwriter and a performer. He is the composer/ lyricist for several off-Broadway and cabaret revues: OH FINE, RSVP, THE SUBJECT WAS NEUROSIS, ABSOLUTELY RUDE, OUR LIFE AND TIMES ,WHAT IN THE WORLD, and NEWSical which ran at Studio 54 in New York and travels the country. He garnered Drama Desk nominations for best lyrics and best revue for his work on Newsical.
His topical material is featured at the CRYSTAL PALACE Theater in Aspen Colorado and LAFFING MATTERZ in Ft. Lauderdale Florida . Recently the Crystal Palace honored him by releasing a recording of his material; "WHO WRITES THIS STUFF? The songs of Rick Crom ". He has written the scores to several book shows and is currently working on a musical with Hunter Foster (Summer of 42) entitled, "Bonnie and Clyde : a Folktale"

He came to New York in 1979 as part of the Chicago City Limits Improv Company and began working as a comedian nationwide. As a stand up comic he's appeared on "Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn, Caroline's Comedy Hour, MTV Comedy Half-hour, ShowTime and Comedy Central. He performs regularly at the Comedy Cellar, Carolilnes on Broadway, and the Broadway Comedy Club in Manhattan .

As an actor he's appeared on Broadway in the musicals, "Urinetown", "The Goodbye Girl", and "Footloose",. Off Broadway in "Merrily We Roll Along", Das Barbecue, Encore's "Fiorello", "L'il Abner", and Carnegie Halls, "Louisiana Purchase" Television: "ED" "The Chris Rock Show" "Chappelle's Show" Film: "Bad Dog" and "Caesar Salad".

Rick Crom Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Lyrics
Rick Crom, Newsical

Rick Crom News

Jessica Vosk & Elizabeth Ward Land to Join THE BEDWETTER, Now Extended at Atlantic Th Photo Jessica Vosk & Elizabeth Ward Land to Join THE BEDWETTER, Now Extended at Atlantic Theater Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 14, 2022

Atlantic Theater Company has announced the world premiere production of The Bedwetter has been extended to Sunday, July 10 - along with a couple of cast changes.

Review Roundup: Sarah Silverman's THE BEDWETTER Opens At Atlantic Theater Company Photo Review Roundup: Sarah Silverman's THE BEDWETTER Opens At Atlantic Theater Company
by Review Roundups - Jun 7, 2022

The Atlantic Theater Company presents the world premiere production of The Bedwetter, a new musical with a book by Drama Desk Award winner Joshua Harmon and Emmy Award winner Sarah Silverman. Read the reviews!

Photos: First Look at Bebe Neuwirth, Caissie Levy, Ashley Blanchet & More in the Worl Photo Photos: First Look at Bebe Neuwirth, Caissie Levy, Ashley Blanchet & More in the World Premiere of THE BEDWETTER
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2022

The Atlantic Theater Company opened the world premiere production of The Bedwetter, a new musical with a book by Drama Desk Award winner Joshua Harmon and Emmy Award winner Sarah Silverman, on Monday, May 23.

Photos: Atlantic Theater Company Celebrates THE BEDWETTER Photo Photos: Atlantic Theater Company Celebrates THE BEDWETTER
by Bruce Glikas - May 24, 2022

The Atlantic Theater Company opened the world premiere production of The Bedwetter, a new musical with a book by Drama Desk Award winner Joshua Harmon and Emmy Award winner Sarah Silverman and we were on the red carpet to capture the night!

VIDEO: Sarah Silverman Discusses Why THE BEDWETTER Is an 'R-Rated ANNIE' on THE VIEW Photo VIDEO: Sarah Silverman Discusses Why THE BEDWETTER Is an 'R-Rated ANNIE' on THE VIEW
by Michael Major - May 11, 2022

Sarah Silverman sat down on The View this morning to discuss the new musical adaption of her 2011 memoir, The Bedwetter. Silverman discussed how the musical came to be, how the story approaches the concept of mental health with children, and why it's like an R-rated version of Annie.

Photos: Inside Opening Night of NEWSICAL in Las Vegas Photo Photos: Inside Opening Night of NEWSICAL in Las Vegas
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 6, 2022

The 5th longest-running musical in Off-Broadway history and 2011 winner of the Off-Broadway Alliance Award for Best Musical, NEWSical The Musical, opened at the Majestic Repertory Theatre for a limited three-week engagement.

NEWSICAL Opens In Vegas On April Fools Day Photo NEWSICAL Opens In Vegas On April Fools Day
by Stephi Wild - Apr 1, 2022

The 5th longest-running musical in Off-Broadway history and 2011 winner of the Off-Broadway Alliance Award for Best Musical, NEWSical The Musical, begins performances tonight at the Majestic Repertory Theatre for a limited three-week engagement.

The Atlantic Theatre Company to Stage World Premiere of THE BEDWETTER Photo The Atlantic Theatre Company to Stage World Premiere of THE BEDWETTER
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 26, 2022

The Atlantic Theater Company is set to stage the world premiere production of The Bedwetter, a new musical with a book by Drama Desk Award winner Joshua Harmon and Emmy Award winner Sarah Silverman. The show features lyrics by Emmy Award winner Adam Schlesinger and Sarah Silverman, music by Adam Schlesinger, choreography by Byron Easley, and direction by Lucille Lortel Award winner Anne Kauffman.

Photos: See Ashley Blanchet, Bebe Neuwirth & More in THE BEDWETTER Rehearsals Photo Photos: See Ashley Blanchet, Bebe Neuwirth & More in THE BEDWETTER Rehearsals
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 24, 2022

Based on the bestselling memoir of the same name, The Bedwetter will begin performances on Saturday, April 30th and will open Monday, May 23rd for a limited engagement through Sunday, June 19th, 2022 Off-Broadway at the Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20th Street).

Bebe Neuwirth, Caissie Levy, Ashley Blanchet & More to Star in THE BEDWETTER Photo Bebe Neuwirth, Caissie Levy, Ashley Blanchet & More to Star in THE BEDWETTER
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 2, 2022

Atlantic Theater Company has announced casting for the world premiere production of The Bedwetter, a new musical with a book by Drama Desk Award winner Joshua Harmon and Emmy Award winner Sarah Silverman, lyrics by Emmy Award winner Adam Schlesinger and Sarah Silverman.

Rick Crom Videos

VIDEO: Sarah Silverman Discusses Why THE BEDWETTER Is an 'R-Rated ANNIE' on THE VIEW VideoVIDEO: Sarah Silverman Discusses Why THE BEDWETTER Is an 'R-Rated ANNIE' on THE VIEW
by Michael Major - May 11, 2022

Sarah Silverman sat down on The View this morning to discuss the new musical adaption of her 2011 memoir, The Bedwetter. Silverman discussed how the musical came to be, how the story approaches the concept of mental health with children, and why it's like an R-rated version of Annie.

Video: NEWSICAL's Christine Pedi Answers 73 Questions as Liza Minnelli VideoVideo: NEWSICAL's Christine Pedi Answers 73 Questions as Liza Minnelli
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 6, 2018

With Christine Pedi's return engagement in NEWSical The Musical, Vogue Magazine's long running interview series '73 Questions With…' gets the NEWSical treatment with '73 Questions with Liza Minnelli' starring Pedi as the legendary performer.  

STAGE TUBE: Christine Pedi Channels Broadway's Greatest Divas in HELLO, DOLLY! Auditions
by Stage Tube - Jan 21, 2016

NEWSical The Musical and Christine Pedi have brought together some of her best loved celebrity impressions to take you inside the audition room for the highly anticipated Broadway revival of Hello Dolly starring Bette Midler. Check it out below!

BWW TV Exclusive: Randy Rainbow On the Scene with Cheri Oteri at Her NEWSICAL Opening!
by Randy Rainbow - Dec 12, 2012

Former Saturday Night Live funny-girl Cheri Oteri celebrated her opening night in Off-Broadway's NEWSical The Musical on Dec 9th where she is appearing with in the award-winning musical through the end of the month. BroadwayWorld's Randy Rainbow was on the scene at her big opening and you can check out interviews with Oteri and her guests below!

STAGE TUBE: NEWSICAL Cast Dresses as 'Annie' for Andrea McArdle's Final Performance
by Stage Tube - Dec 3, 2012

Tony nominee and Broadway's original Annie, Andrea McArdle, joined the cast of NEWSical The Musical- the ever-evolving musical of all the news that's fit to spoof. Last night was McArdle's final performance, and the cast treated her with a surprise appearance in 'Annie' costumes. Check it out below!

BWW TV Exclusive: Randy Rainbow On the Scene with Andrea McArdle at Her NEWSICAL Opening!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 24, 2012

On Monday night, Tony nominee and Broadway's original Annie, Andrea McArdle, joined the cast of NEWSical The Musical. The ever-evolving musical of all the news that's fit to spoof welcomed celebrity gossip guru Perez Hilton last month as the show's inaugural guest star. Ms McArdle joins the cast through December 2nd. BroadwayWorld's Randy Rainbow was on the scene to chat with Andrea, Perez Hilton, and the other opening night guests and you can check out what they had to say below!

BWW TV: Perez Hilton Makes Off-Broadway Debut in NEWSICAL- Chatting with Perez, Carson Kressley, Leslie Kritzer and More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 18, 2012

Last night, gossip columnist Perez Hilton officially joined the cast of the off-Broadway musical revue, NEWSical the Musical, for a four-week run. BroadwayWorld.com's Richie Ridge was there to chat with Perez and all of the opening night guests, and you can check out what they had to say below!

STAGE TUBE: Perez Hilton Chats NEWSICAL THE MUSICAL Debut on VH1's 'Morning Buzz'
by Stage Tube - Sep 6, 2012

Gossip columnist Perez Hilton appeared on this mornings 'Big Morning Buzz' on VH1 to discuss his upcoming appearance in NEWSical The Musical. Check out what he had to say about making his off-Broadway debut as well as his take on some of the hottest celebrity gossip stories of the summer!

STAGE TUBE: Perez Hilton Prepares for NEWSICAL Run!
by Stage Tube - Sep 4, 2012

Gossip columnist Perez Hilton joins the cast of the off-Broadway musical revue, NEWSical the Musical, for four weeks only beginning Saturday, September 8th. In the video below, castmate Leslie Kritzer helps Hilton prepare for his upcoming off-Broadway debut!

STAGE TUBE: Broadway Sessions Stars Perform LES MIS' 'One Day More'
by Stage Tube - Jun 20, 2012

Check out the surprise opening number, 'One Day More,' from Les Misérables, performed at Broadway Sessions anniversary concert on June 14. Watch the video below!


Rick Crom Frequently Asked Questions

What is Rick Crom next theatre project?
Rick Crom's next show will be The Bedwetter which opens on 6/19/2022 on Off-Broadway.

How many Broadway shows has Rick Crom been in?
Rick Crom has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Rick Crom been in?
Rick Crom has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Rick Crom been nominated for?
Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for Newsical .

How many shows has Rick Crom written?
Rick Crom has written 3 shows including Space Trek (Composer), Newsical (Bookwriter), White Noise (Composer/Lyricist).