Author

Anne Croswell

Anne Croswell

THEATRE
Anne wrote lyrics and/or book for TOVARICH starring Vivien Leigh, Tony Award, nominated for Grammy, Capital Records, re-released on CD in 2002 DRG Records; ERNEST IN LOVE, based on Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest," CD re-recorded in 2003 with new liner notes by Anne, DRG Records; CONRACK, based on Pat Conroy's THE WATER IS WIDE presented at AMAS Theater, Goodspeed-at-Chester, Ford's Theatre, and The White House; BODO: Goodspeed-at-Chester. Book by Hugh Wheeler. Music for all the above by Lee Pockriss. CHIPS'N ALE based on Oliver Goldsmith's She Stoops To Conquer commissioned by the Actors Theatre of Louisville, co-book Jon Jory, music - Jerry Blatt. I'M SOLOMON on Broadway with Dick Shawn. Music: Ernest Gold.

FILM
Cannon Film's PUSS IN BOOTS starring Christopher Walken. Music: Michael Abbott.

TV
SESAME STREET, WASHINGTON SQUARE -NBC hourly series starring Ray Bolger, WHO'S EARNEST? Edward Mulhare, Dorothy Collins, Martyn Green, CBS, U.S. Steel Hour, HUCK FINN Florence Henderson, Basil Rathbone, Jack Carson, Earl Hyman - U.S. Steel Hour.

SONGS
Recorded or performed by Julie Andrews, Steve Ross, Vienna Choir Boys, The Muppets, Jean Pierre Aumont, Johnny Mathis, Andy Williams, Marian Seldes, Jean Stapleton, George Hearn, Hal Holbrook, and many others. Concerts at Carnegie Hall and Avery Fisher; songs in NY and London revues and caberets.

BOOKS
Lyrics and libretto for SIDEKICKS or A Merger of Marvelous Magnitude (spoof on corporate America in the manner of Gilbert and Sullivan), commissioned by Workman Publishing, performed on Wall Street; SOME OF MY BEST FRIENDS ARE RUNNERS, (photo/caption humor), St. Martin's Press.

Anne is a member of the Dramatists Guild, ASCAP, and is a director of The League of Professional Theatre Women/NY.

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