Steve Rosen

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Steve Rosen BIO

Is a writer, composer, lyricist and actor.
As a writer for the theater he has co-written/composed with David Rossmer on The Other Josh Cohen (6 Drama Desk nominations, Lortel nomination Best Musical). The show has been performed Off-Broadway at the Soho Playhouse and Westside Theater in New York City as well as the Paper Mill Playhouse and Geva Theater. It is available for license through TRW. They also wrote the book music and lyrics for The Griswolds' Broadway Vacation.

With Gordon Greenberg he has penned the book for the musical The Secret of My Success and co-written the plays Crime and Punishment, a Comedy, Dracula: A Comedy of Terrors and Ebenezer Scrooge's Big Christmas Show as well as the podcasts Rolling Calls and Dracula: A Comedy of Terrors.

As a an actor, he has been seen on Broadway originating the roles of Sir Bedevere, et. al. in Spamalot, Harlan Honn, et. al. in The Farnsworth Invention; and played Benny Southstreet in the last revival of Guys & Dolls. Steve also played Nathan Detroit on the national tour. Recent Off-Broadway credits include a 2015 Lortel Nomination as Best Supporting Actor for Michael Friedman and Bess Wohl's Pretty Filthy for The Civilians as well as Peter and the Starcatcher, CQ/CX, Franz Kafka's The Castle and The Golem.

He is a co-creator with Mr. Rossmer, Dan Lipton and Sarah Saltzberg, of the long-running comedy Don’t Quit Your Night Job. In concert he has appeared with the Collegiate Chorale in Knickerbocker Holiday (Alice Tully Hall) and The Mikado (Carnegie Hall). He has appeared regionally in the world premieres ofA Confederacy of Dunces at the Huntington Theater, Mr. Burns. A Post-Electric Play at The Woolly Mammoth Theater in Washington, DC and Bay Street Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, New York Stage and Film, Goodspeed, and several shows at the Bucks County Playhouse and St. Louis MUNY.

TV: Recurring roles on "SVU," "The Resident," "The Bite," "Kings" and "Nurse Jackie. He has guest starred on "The Equalizer," "Fleishman is in Trouble," "Blue Bloods," "Psych”; “Masters of Sex; The Good Wife”; and others.

Film: He has been featured in films directed by Woody Allen, Barry Levenson and Todd Solondz among others.

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Steve Rosen STAGE CREDITS

[Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 2018
Josh Cohen

[St. Louis, MO (Regional)]
The Muny's Revival Adaptation, 2017
Chef Louis [Replacement]

[Boston]
Huntington Theatre Company, 2015
Sergeant

Gus Levy

[St. Louis, MO (Regional)]
The Muny's 2015 Production, 2015
Cogsworth

[Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Transfer, 2013
Smee [Replacement]

Smee [Replacement]

[Off-Broadway]
Atlantic Theater Company Production, 2012
Performer

[Off-Broadway]
New York Theatre Workshop Production, 2011
Black Stache (Alternate) [Replacement]

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2009
Benny Southstreet

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2007
Radio Announcer

Others

Lennox

Harlan Honn

David Sarnoff (Understudy)

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
Dennis' Mother

Concorde

Sir Bedevere

[Off-Broadway]
Premiere, 2012
Josh Cohen

Writing


Steve Rosen Awards and Nominations

Drama Desk Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Lyrics

Steve Rosen, The Other Josh Cohen

Drama Desk Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Music

Steve Rosen, The Other Josh Cohen

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Arielle Jacobs, Lesli Margherita, and More Will Lead Industry Reading of New Musical AUSTENLAND

Writers' Cage Productions presents a by-invitation-only reading of Austenland, a new musical from the team behind Between the Lines and The Book Thief.

The Old Globe Announces One-Week Extensions of ENGLISH, MS. HOLMES & MS. WATSON �" APT. 2B, And DRACULA, A COMEDY OF TERRORS

The Old Globe announces one-week extensions for three shows in 2024: 'English' by Sanaz Toossi, 'Ms. Holmes & Ms. Watson – Apt. 2B' by Kate Hamill, and 'Dracula, A Comedy of Terrors' by Gordon Greenberg and Steven Rosen. Tickets for the extensions are now available at TheOldGlobe.org.

Previews: ROXY'S DOWNTOWN ANNOUNCES THEIR 2024-25 SEASON! at Roxy's Downtown

Roxy's Downtown Artistic Director Rick Bumgardner announced the highly anticipated 2024/25 season today, bringing cutting-edge theater to the heart of the country. Roxy’s has introduced audiences to innovative new works since 2014 and this season is no exception.

Review: EBENEZER SCROOGE'S BIG SAN DIEGO CHRISTMAS SHOW at The Old Globe

“Ebenezer Scrooge’s BIG San Diego Christmas Show” is back at The Old Globe, bringing laughter and holiday celebration through December 24th.  If you are someone who enjoys it when those pranky spirits from “Nightmare Before Christmas” take over the Haunted Mansion, or the zany comedy of“The Muppet Christmas Carol,” then this fast-paced, funny, and lovingly irreverent show may be a perfect holiday fit.

Interview: Christopher Sieber is happy to bring the laughs in “EBENEZER SCROOGE'S BIG SAN DIEGO CHRISTMAS SHOW” at The Old Globe

Interview with Christopher Sieber on playing Ebenezer Scrooge, with a comic twist The Old Globe’s “Ebenezer Scrooge’s BIG San Diego Christmas Show” playing through December 24th.

Photos: Stars Arrive at Opening Night of SPAMALOT!

See photos of stars Brie Larson, Iman Vellani, Vanessa Williams, Victor Garber, Cobie Smulders, and more as they arrive at Spamalot opening night here!

Exclusive: Backstage with Barry Manilow & Cast at HARMONY on Opening Night

The best of Broadway was on hand at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre last night to celebrate the opening of Broadway's newest musical,  Barry Manilow and Bruce Sussman's Harmony. BroadwayWorld was backstage with the duo and the rest of the cast for the big night and you can check out exclusive photos here!

Huey Lewis Musical THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL Will Arrive on Broadway in 2024

As BroadwayWorld first reported in September, The Heart of Rock and Roll is coming to Broadway! Producers Hunter Arnold, Tyler Mitchell and Kayla Greenspan announced that the new musical inspired by the iconic songs of Huey Lewis and The News, will open on Broadway at The James Earl Jones Theatre.

Christopher Sieber to Star in EBENEZER SCROOGE'S BIG SAN DIEGO CHRISTMAS SHOW at The Old Globe

Get all the details on the full cast and creative team of Ebenezer Scrooge's BIG San Diego Christmas Show, starring Christopher Sieber. Find out when and where you can catch this comedic Dickens send-up at the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre from November 17th to December 24th.

Bartlett Sher, Saheem Ali, Bonnie Milligan & More to Join Stage Directors And Choreographers Foundation Fundraiser

Saheem Ali, Bonnie Milligan, Bartlett Sher, and more are coming together to support the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation in a fundraising event. Learn more about this exciting benefit featuring prominent directors and choreographers.

Interview: Gordon Greenberg's DRACULA, A COMEDY OF TERRORS Brings a New Perspective to the Iconic Vampire Tale

Dive into an exclusive interview with Gordon Greenberg as he shares insights into the reimagining of Dracula, A Comedy of Terrors, currently playing Off-Broadway. Discover the origins of the show, and learn how Greenberg is bringing this hyper-theatrical production to life.

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld September 20th, 2023

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is September 20, 2023 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours.

Review Roundup: DRACULA, A COMEDY OF TERRORS Opens at New World Stages

Dracula, A Comedy of Terrors by Gordon Greenberg and Steve Rosen, officially opened at New World Stages last night, September 18. Performances will run through January 7.  Read the reviews for Dracula, A Comedy of Terrors here!

Photos: The Cast of DRACULA, A COMEDY OF TERRORS Celebrates Opening Night

Dracula, A Comedy of Terrors by Gordon Greenberg and Steve Rosen, officially opened at New World Stages last night, September 18. Performances will run through January 7.  Check out photos of the cast taking their opening night bows, as well as shots from the opening night party!

Photos: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of DRACULA, A COMEDY OF TERRORS

Dracula, A Comedy of Terrors by Gordon Greenberg and Steve Rosen, officially opened at New World Stages last night, September 18. Performances will run through January 7.  Check out photos from the opening night red carpet!

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld September 14th, 2023

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is September 14, 2023 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours.

Photos: First Look at Andrew Keenan-Bolger and More in DRACULA, A COMEDY OF TERRORS at New World Stages

All new photos have been released for Dracula, A Comedy of Terrors by Gordon Greenberg and Steve Rosen. The production is now playing at New World Stages. Check out the photos here!

FAT HAM, RIDE, and More Set For the Old Globe's 2024 Season

The Old Globe has announced its 2024 Season with a lineup of premieres and new adaptations. Learn more about the productions in the upcoming season here!

Review: THE OTHER JOSH COHEN at Circle Theatre

The Other Josh Cohen is a delightful musical with a light-hearted tone that belies its deep morality, all while boasting a great cast a strong musical book.

Review: FIFTY KEY STAGE MUSICALS - PART 4 Is A Swell Sampling at 54 Below

The choices made for a satisfying potpourri that didn’t seem to be trying to overdo the “think outside the box” approach or check every possible box to ensure variety in every possible way.

Steve Rosen FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Steve Rosen has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

Steve Rosen has not appeared in the West End.

Steve Rosen has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. He was nominated for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical at The Lortels for his performance in "Pretty Filthy." He also received nominations for Outstanding Actor in a Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for his role in "The Other Josh Cohen." Additionally, he was recognized for Outstanding Book of a Musical, Outstanding Lyrics, and Outstanding Music at the Drama Desk Awards, all for his work on "The Other Josh Cohen."

Steve Rosen has written 2 shows including The Other Josh Cohen (Author), Dracula, A Comedy of Terrors (Co-Author).

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