Robert Cronin

Composer Lyricist Librettist

 

BOBBY CRONIN is the award-winning composer/writer of Mary & Max [based on the clyamation film] with bookwriter Crystal Skillman (World Premiere Theatre Calgary late 2018 (Winner: Best Musical, Best Actor, Best Actress), sold-out critically acclaimed European Premiere at Austria's Theatre Linz late 2019; Winner of  2018 MUT Critics Award in Germany, Pace New Musicals 2018, SigWorks Finalist 2018); ‘Til Death Do Us Part (World Premiere 2020, 2018-2020 SDSU New Works Award; 2017 SigWorks Finalist; 2016 Overtures Series) with bookwriter Caroline Prugh; Concrete Jungle, commissioned for London’s esteemed ArtsEd (President: Andrew Lloyd Webber) opened in London spring 2012 with new version to play London's Leicester Square Theatre summer 2020; Daybreak (winner of the 2011 New Jersey Playwrights Contest) premiered in Wayne, NJ & London’s Tristan Bates Theatre spring 2012. Bobby composed numerous award-winning scores and songs for musical short films, which have been in festivals all over the world. Bobby is one of the four NEO Writers for the York Theatre Company's 2014-2015 season with Stephen Flaherty as his mentor. In 2017, Bobby Cronin and Friends did a mini-concert tour of his material in Paris, Switzerland, London, and New York City. Other: 54 BelowLincoln Center Songbook Series, Birdland, Symphony Space, London’s The Players Theatre & St. James Theatre, etc. "Reach The Sky: Live" & “The Concrete Jungle International Studio Cast Recording” available on all digital platforms. As an educator, he teaches privately at The Prep NJ, has been on faculty at NYU, NYFA, created and led Harvard's Summer Musical Theatre Intensive, and has taught master classes around the world. Yale graduate where he won the Michael P. Manzella Award for Excellence in Arts, Scholastics and Character. Member of ASCAP, Dramatists Guild. @bobbycronin IG: croninbobby