Ben Crawford began his Broadway career when he covered the roles of Javert and Jean Valjean in the original revival of Les Misérables. Ben is currently playing the Phantom in Broadway's Phantom of the Opera which just celebrated its 30th anniversary on Broadway at the Majestic Theatre. His other Broadway credits include Charlie & The Chocolate Factory (Mr. Salt), Shrek the Musical(Shrek), Big Fish (Don Price), and On the Twentieth Century starring Kristin Chenoweth and Peter Gallagher.
Other credits on stage include Evita (Che),110 in the Shade (Starbuck), Next to Normal (Dr. Madden), Titanic (Frederick Barrett), Chasing Rainbows (Frank Gumm), Guys and Dolls (Sky Masterson), Carousel (Billy Bigelow), A New Brain (Gordon), Oklahoma! (Jud), Oliver! (Bill Sykes), Merrily We Roll Along, 35MM, Jasper in Deadland (Mister Lethe), and Irma La Duce (Persil de Noir). Ben performs with orchestras throughout North America.
Crawford has been featured on many soundtracks including On the Twentieth Century [New Broadway Cast Recording], Big Fish [Original Broadway Cast], Merrily We Roll Along [PS Classics], 35MM: A Musical Exhibition [Original Cast Recording], Writing Kevin Taylor, and Disney's FROZEN. Ben also appears in the film The Standbys, a documentary focusing on Broadway swings, standbys and understudies. Follow Ben on Instagram & Twitter: @crawdady21