Tommy Crawford


Actor, singer, musician, songwriter


 
 

Pictured counterclockwise top left to right: as Mark in A.R. Gurney’s Heresy (with Reg E. Cathey) at The Flea, as Percy with his band The Lobbyists in SeaWife at New York Stage and Film’s Powerhouse Theater, and in Burial at Thebes at La Jolla Playhouse


 

                   Contact Tommy:          thomas.edward.crawford@gmail.com


Tommy Crawford is a New York-based actor, singer, musician, and songwriter. He graduated from Yale University in the spring of 2009. He spent a summer at the Williamstown Theater Festival. Upon coming to New York in the fall of 2009, Tommy joined the Bats, the award-winning resident acting company of the Flea Theater. At the Flea, Tommy has appeared in New York and world premiere plays by Nick Jones, A.R. Gurney, Sheila Callaghan, Sean Graney, and many others. In the fall of 2012, Tommy received his Equity card playing Mark in the world premier production of A.R. Gurney’s Heresy.


Tommy has appeared in readings, workshops, and productions at numerous other New York and regional venues, including New York Stage and Film, The Cape Cod Theater Project, The Lark, New York Theater Workshop, The Cell, Ars Nova, Theater Row, The Invisible Dog, and Galapagos Art Space.


Tommy co-founded and leads The Lobbyists, an americana/folk-rock band based out of New York City. Together with the band, playwright Seth Moore, and director Liz Carlson of Naked Angels, Tommy is creating SeaWife, an original nautical ghost tale. Part concert, part play, SeaWife features The Lobbyists as both musicians and the players in this haunting, romantic, and tragic one-of-a-kind event. For more on SeaWife, please visit the Official SeaWife Website.


The Lobbyists released their debut EP, Our Home, in winter 2013, and released a demo of music from SeaWife in March, 2014. To listen to The Lobbyists’ music, learn more about the band, and find out about upcoming shows, please visit The Official Lobbyists Website, and like their facebook page while you’re at it!


Tommy has also composed for and music directed several projects, including The Grapes of Wrath and the upcoming Burial at Thebes, in which Tommy will perform new music he is composing, both at UCSD’s MFA Program at The La Jolla Playhouse.


Check back to this website for news and upcoming plays, shows, films, and events!



Above SeaWife photo © Vassar & New York Stage and Film /Buck Lewis

Above The Burial at Thebes photo © Jim Carmody





Upcoming:


THE LOBBYISTS: SONGS FROM SEAWIFE

A special one-night-only engagement at 54 Below


Friday, January 2nd 2015 11:30pm

54 Below

254 West 54th St. Cellar, NYC

$15 cover, $30 premiums, 2-drink minimum

Click here for tickets



SEAWIFE SHOWCASE AT 59e59

A special performance of songs and scenes from SeaWife


Presented as part of the APAP (Association of Performing

Ars Presenters) 2015 Showcase


59 East 59th St., NYC

Saturday & Sunday, January 10th and 11th 2015 2:30-3:30pm

A shared showcase with Strange & Co.‘s The Woodsman

For tickets and information, email ejcarlson@nakedangels.com



THE BURIAL AT THEBES

by Seamus Heaney

directed by Sarah Elizabeth Wansley

a directing thesis project at the University of California, San Diego

November 13-22nd

La Jolla Playhouse, La Jolla, CA


Tommy is composing and performing new music - and learning the ancient Greek 15-string lyre in the process - in this brand new and exciting production of Seamus Heaney’s seminal adaptation of Sophocles’s Antigone.