Bob Crowley (born in Cork, Ireland) is a theatre director, scenic and costume designer. Cork (Corcaigh is the second largest city in the Republic of Ireland and the island of Ireland 's third most populous city after Dublin and Belfast Ireland (pronounced /ˈaɾlənd/ Éire) is the third largest island in Europe, and the twentieth-largest island in the world He is the brother of director John Crowley. John Crowley (born 1969 is an Irish BAFTA -winning television director theatre and Film director who has received critical acclaim in both mediums He has been nominated for the Tony Award ten times, winning five for designing the Broadway productions of Aida (2000), Carousel (1994), The History Boys (2006), Mary Poppins (2007) and Coast of Utopia (2007). The Antoinette Perry Awards for Excellence in Theatre, more commonly known as the Tony Awards, recognize achievement in live American Theatre and are presented Aida is a musical drama in two acts based on Giuseppe Verdi 's Italian-language opera by the same name which is based on a story by Auguste Mariette Carousel is a musical by Richard Rodgers (music and Oscar Hammerstein II (book and lyrics that was adapted from Ferenc Molnar The History Boys is a play by English playwright Alan Bennett. Mary Poppins is a series of children's books written by PL Travers and originally illustrated by Mary Shepard. He is a frequent collaborator of Nicholas Hytner's and besides Broadway has worked extensively at the Royal National Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Company in London. Nicholas Hytner (born 7 May 1956) is an English producer and director The Royal National Theatre, located on the South Bank in the London Borough of Lambeth, England. The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC is a British Theatre company
Most recently, Bob Crowley designed set and costume for Mary Poppins, currently playing in the West End and then opened on Broadway in November 2006. He also designed and directed the Phil Collins/Disney musical, Tarzan, which closed at the Richard Rodgers Theatre on Broadway on July 8 2007 after a run of 487 performances.
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