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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 ... (read complete bio)
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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 ... (read complete bio)

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

Author

Photos

The cast with playwright Steve Rosen and playwright and director Gordon Greenberg  Photo

The cast with playwright Steve Rosen and playwright and director Gordon Greenberg

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11/13/2019
David Rossmer and Steve Rosen Photo

David Rossmer and Steve Rosen

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11/12/2018
Luke Darnell, Steve Rosen and Louis Tucci Photo

Luke Darnell, Steve Rosen and Louis Tucci

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11/12/2018
Kate Wetherhead, David Rossmer, Steve Rosen, & Elizabeth Nestlerode Photo

Kate Wetherhead, David Rossmer, Steve Rosen, & Elizabeth Nestlerode

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11/12/2018
David Rossmer and Steve Rosen Photo

David Rossmer and Steve Rosen

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11/12/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [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
Author

Steve Rosen Biography

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 are writing book music and lyrics for the upcoming Broadway Vacation at the 5th Avenue Theater in Seattle.

With Gordon Greenberg he has penned the book for the musical The Secret of My Success (Paramount Theatre, Chicago) and co-written the plays Dracula: A Comedy of Terrors (Maltz Jupiter Theater) and Ebenezer Scrooge's Big Christmas Show (The Old Globe and Bucks County Playhouse).

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" and "Nurse Jackie. He has guest starred on "Psych”; “Law and Order” (original flavor); “Masters of Sex; The Good Wife”; “Kings” and “Ed”.

Film: Arthur, Kevin’s Couch (LA Comedy Film Festival: Best Actor), Storytelling, Heavy Petting, Losing Control.

Steve Rosen Awards and Nominations

 
The Lortels - 2015 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
Steve Rosen, Pretty Filthy
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical
Steve Rosen, The Other Josh Cohen
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Book of a Musical
Steve Rosen, The Other Josh Cohen
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Lyrics
Steve Rosen, The Other Josh Cohen
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Music
Steve Rosen, The Other Josh Cohen

Steve Rosen News

Kate Rockwell and Hunter Foster Will Lead Premiere of THE GRISWOLDS' BROADWAY VACATIO Photo Kate Rockwell and Hunter Foster Will Lead Premiere of THE GRISWOLDS' BROADWAY VACATION at 5th Avenue Theatre
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 11, 2022

The 5th Avenue Theatre has announced that Broadway's Kate Rockwell (Mean Girls, Bring it On: The Musical, Legally Blonde) and Hunter Foster (Little Shop of Horrors, The Producers, The Bridges of Madison County) will star as Ellen and Clark Griswold in the upcoming world premiere of the laugh-out-loud new musical comedy The Griswolds' Broadway Vacation.

Regional Premiere of THE SECRET OF MY SUCCESS Added to Theatre Under the Stars 2022/2 Photo Regional Premiere of THE SECRET OF MY SUCCESS Added to Theatre Under the Stars 2022/23 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 6, 2022

Today, Theatre Under The Stars announced changes to its upcoming 2022/23 Season including the addition of a brand new show. TUTS will be producing the regional premiere of The Secret of My Success. Based on the hit 1980s film that starred Michael J. Fox.

Single Tickets For DRACULA at Proctors On Sale Tomorrow Photo Single Tickets For DRACULA at Proctors On Sale Tomorrow
by Stephi Wild - Jun 30, 2022

Capital Repertory Theatre is announcing the first single ticket on sale for the 2022-2023 subscription series with Dracula: A Comedy of Terrors by Gordon Greenberg and Steve Rosen. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 1.

Broadway-Bound THE GRISWOLDS' BROADWAY VACATION THE MUSICAL Will Hold Developmental W Photo Broadway-Bound THE GRISWOLDS' BROADWAY VACATION THE MUSICAL Will Hold Developmental Workshop This Summer
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 15, 2022

The Griswolds’ Broadway Vacation, The Musical will make its debut this fall at Seattle’s 5th Avenue Theatre from September 10 – October 1, followed by an engagement at Houston’s Theatre Under the Stars from October 25 – November 6 prior to its arrival on Broadway (date and theatre to be announced).   

Capital Repertory Theatre Announces 2022-2023 Season Photo Capital Repertory Theatre Announces 2022-2023 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 12, 2022

Proctors Collaborative has announced the next shows coming to Capital Repertory Theatre in Albany. The annual Proctors Collaborative announcement was held online via the Capital Repertory Theatre Facebook page.

The 5th Avenue Theatre Announces 2022/23 Season Photo The 5th Avenue Theatre Announces 2022/23 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 11, 2022

The 5th Avenue Theatre announced its 2022/23 Season. The 2022/23 Season features a dynamic lineup of musical theater magic that includes a world premiere, a co-production with ACT – A Contemporary Theatre, and more. Check out the fill season

MusicalFare Presents The Regional Premiere Of THE OTHER JOSH COHEN Photo MusicalFare Presents The Regional Premiere Of THE OTHER JOSH COHEN
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 5, 2022

Musicalfare Theatre presents the regional premiere of THE OTHER JOSH COHEN, running April 20th – May 22nd at MusicalFare Theatre, written by David Rossmer & Steve Rosen, directed by Randall Kramer, and music direction by Theresa Quinn.

Theatre Under The Stars Announces 2022/23 Season Featuring THE GRISWOLDS' BROADWAY VA Photo Theatre Under The Stars Announces 2022/23 Season Featuring THE GRISWOLDS' BROADWAY VACATION & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 15, 2022

Today, Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) announced the exciting line-up of musicals for its 2022/23 Season featuring a beloved Disney classic and pre-Broadway co-production with Seattle’s 5th Avenue Theatre.

THE GRISWOLDS' BROADWAY VACATION THE MUSICAL, Announces Pre-Broadway Engagements in S Photo THE GRISWOLDS' BROADWAY VACATION THE MUSICAL, Announces Pre-Broadway Engagements in Seattle & Houston
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 8, 2022

The Griswolds’ Broadway Vacation, The Musical will make its debut this fall at Seattle’s 5th Avenue Theatre from September 10 – October 1, followed by an engagement at Houston’s Theatre Under the Stars from October 25 – November 6 prior to its arrival on Broadway (date and theatre to be announced).   

The Old Globe Announces Eighth Annual Powers New Voices Festival Photo The Old Globe Announces Eighth Annual Powers New Voices Festival
by Stephi Wild - Dec 15, 2021

The Old Globe announced it will present the eighth annual Powers New Voices Festival, a weekend of readings of new American plays by some of the most exciting playwrights writing for the American theatre today.

Steve Rosen Videos

The 5th Avenue Theatre Announces 2022/23 Season VideoThe 5th Avenue Theatre Announces 2022/23 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 11, 2022

The 5th Avenue Theatre announced its 2022/23 Season. The 2022/23 Season features a dynamic lineup of musical theater magic that includes a world premiere, a co-production with ACT – A Contemporary Theatre, and more. Check out the fill season

VIDEO: The Cast of EBENEZER SCROOGE'S BIG SAN DIEGO CHRISTMAS SHOW Have A Message for VideoVIDEO: The Cast of EBENEZER SCROOGE'S BIG SAN DIEGO CHRISTMAS SHOW Have A Message for Fans
by Stage Tube - Apr 3, 2020

See a special message from the cast of Ebenezer Scrooge's Big San Diego Christmas Show at the Old Globe below!

BWW TV: THE SECRET OF MY SUCCESS at Paramount Theatre VideoBWW TV: THE SECRET OF MY SUCCESS at Paramount Theatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 24, 2020

Adapted from the classic '80s Michael J. Fox movie, The Secret of My Success is now being retold on the musical stage with big production numbers and a book that will have audiences laughing all the way home. The musical has been under development with Paramount for three years as part of Paramount's New Works Initiative. Now, with its updated story, comedic staging and an outstanding score featuring catchy new songs, The Secret of My Success is dressed to impress.

VIDEO: Get a First Look at DRACULA: A COMEDY OF TERRORS at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre VideoVIDEO: Get a First Look at DRACULA: A COMEDY OF TERRORS at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre
by Stage Tube - Nov 4, 2019

With the first phase of its much-anticipated expansion complete, the Maltz Jupiter Theatre, the country's youngest LORT B+ theatre, is opening its 2019/20 season with its first commission, a vibrant world premiere by Gordon Greenberg and Steve Rosen.

VIDEO: The Cast of THE OTHER JOSH COHEN Performs and Discusses the Show at Google Tal VideoVIDEO: The Cast of THE OTHER JOSH COHEN Performs and Discusses the Show at Google Talks
by Stage Tube - Mar 2, 2019

The cast of off-Broadway hit musical The Other Josh Cohen recently appeared at Google Talks.

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of David Rossmer & Steve Rosen in THE OTHER JOSH COHEN! VideoBWW TV: Watch Highlights of David Rossmer & Steve Rosen in THE OTHER JOSH COHEN!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 12, 2018

The critically-acclaimed musical comedy THE OTHER JOSH COHEN opens Off-Broadway tonight, Monday November 12, at the Westside Theatre (407 West 43rd Street). The musical - nominated for six Drama Desk Awards and the Lortel Award for Outstanding Musical upon its world premiere in 2012 - features Book, Music and Lyrics by David Rossmer and Steve Rosen, who co-star in the title roles, under the direction of Tony Award nominee Hunter Foster. Joining Rosen and Rossmer in the cast are Drama Desk nominee Kate Wetherhead (Legally Blonde), Hannah Elless(Bright Star), Elizabeth Nestlerode (Once Tour), Luke Darnell (Million Dollar Quartet Vegas) and Louis Tucci (Buddy);Zach Spound (Cruel Intentions: The Musical) will serve as swing. Previews began Friday, October 26, 2018, for the show's limited engagement of seventeen weeks through February 24, 2019.

VIDEO: Watch the Full Michael Friedman Memorial at The Public, Featuring Alumni from  VideoVIDEO: Watch the Full Michael Friedman Memorial at The Public, Featuring Alumni from His Shows & Special Memories
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2017

Last night, The Public Theater celebrated the life and legacy of Michael Friedman in all of their downtown theater spaces.

VIDEO: Lesli Margherita Performs 'Adelaide's Lament' and More Highlights from Bucks' GUYS AND DOLLS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 13, 2017

BroadwayWorld got a special preview of the upcoming production of GUYS AND DOLLS at the Bucks County Playhouse! Check out the rehearsal highlights below!

STAGE TUBE: In the Studio with PRETTY FILTHY Original Cast Recording, Out Today
by Stage Tube - Sep 30, 2016

PRETTY FILTHY draws on actual conversationsexploring the real lives of people in the adult entertainment industry. Below, check out a special "Making of the Cast Album" video, featuring studio and production footage and interviews with the cast and creative team! 

BWW TV: Travel to Transylvania with YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN at the Muny!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 14, 2016

The Muny continues its season with Young Frankenstein (now through July 19), directed byMarcia Milgrom Dodge, choreographed by Josh Rhodes and music directed by Charlie Alterman. Check out highlights from the show below!


Steve Rosen Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Steve Rosen been in?
Steve Rosen has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Steve Rosen been in?
Steve Rosen has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Steve Rosen been nominated for?
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (The Lortels) for Pretty Filthy , Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for The Other Josh Cohen , Outstanding Book of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for The Other Josh Cohen Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for The Other Josh Cohen and Outstanding Music (Drama Desk Awards) for The Other Josh Cohen .

How many shows has Steve Rosen written?
Steve Rosen has written 1 shows including The Other Josh Cohen (Author).