Ben Crawford

baritone

Ben Crawford began his Broadway career when he covered the roles of Javert and Jean Valjean in the original revival of Les Misérables. Since then his Broadway credits include this season’s Charlie & The Chocolate Factory (Mr. Salt), Shrek the Musical (Shrek), Big Fish (Don Price, Ed Bloom u/s), and On The Twentieth Century starring Kristin Chenoweth and Peter Gallagher (Bruce Granit u/s, Max Jacobs u/s).

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. He has performed concerts with the Indianapolis, Baltimore, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Grant Park, and Chicago Symphony Orchestras, Rochester and Naples Philharmonic, and The National Arts Centre in Ottawa. Soundtracks: On the Twentieth Century, Big Fish, Merrily We Roll Along, 35MM, Writing Kevin Taylor, Frozen. Ben also appears in the film The Standbys, a documentary focusing on Broadway swings, standbys, and understudies. @crawdady21

This is Mr. Crawford’s debut with the ESO.