Ann Crumb, one of Media borough’s brightest stars, and a frequent performer on The Media Theatre stage, passed away October 31 from ovarian cancer.

Per her family’s request, A Memorial For Ann Crumb will be held at The Media Theatre on Sunday December 29 starting at 5pm with a reception. At 6pm an On Stage Service will be held. For information, call 610-891-0100.

A Broadway marquee name, Ann was nominated for the Tony Award for her work in “Anna Karenina”. At The Media Theatre, she received critical acclaim and national attention for her performances in “Master Class”, “Souvenir”, “Wings”, “Spamalot”, “The Who’s Tommy”, and most recently in “Sunset Boulevard”. 

Artistic Director Jesse Cline said, “She was an actress of immense talent and grace. She was a gift to The Media Theatre.” She was very fond of Cline, and enjoyed working with him.

She also appeared in several concerts and gala events, and was the Guest of Honor when The Media Theatre revitalized itself as a Broadway-style performing arts venue in 1994.

A resident of both Media and NYC, Ann enjoyed spending time with her father, Pulitzer Prize winning composer George Crumb, her mother Elizabeth, and her brother Peter when in Media.

The Media Theatre will continue to shine Ann Crumb’s light.

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