Coming off of his Tony Award win for Best Director of a Musical, David Cromer is returning to acting this season in “The Waverly Gallery.”
Cromer will play the role of Howard Fine, completing the cast of Elaine May, Lucas Hedges, Joan Allen and Michael Cera. Written by Kenneth Lonergan and directed by Lila Neugebauer, the play begins performances at the Golden Theatre on Sept. 25, with an opening night on Oct. 25.
The play is produced by Scott Rudin and features scenic design by David Zinn, costume design by Ann Roth and lighting design by Brian MacDevitt.
Cromer, who won a Tony for his direction of “The Band’s Visit,” last appeared as an actor on Broadway in the 2014 revival of “A Raisin in the Sun.” He appeared Off-Broadway as the Stage Manager, in the 2009 production of “Our Town,” which he also directed.