Ed’s Broadway credits include: Hairspray starring George Wendt, The Most Happy Fella (Broadway cast recording), Children & Art: Sondheim 75th Celebration; Hairspray Las Vegas starring Harvey Fierstein; the Off-Broadway revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Allegro, directed by John Doyle for Classic Stage Company. National Tours: Annie 30th Anniversary starring Conrad John Schuck (cast recording), Man of La Mancha starring Jack Jones & Ron Holgate, Jolson: The Musical starring Mike Burstyn. Regional Theatre: Fiddler On The Roof (Tevye), The Producers (Max), My Fair Lady (Doolittle), The Drowsy Chaperone (Feldzieg), Peter Pan, (Captain Hook). Television: Rescue Me, Gossip Girl, TV LAND’S Really Big Shows (Host); Kids’ Court (Nickelodeon); Robert Klein Time (USA).
Mr. Romanoff has performed with television, film, and recording stars Loretta Swit, Debby Boone, John Schuck, Kevin Meaney, Harvey Fierstein, Vic Damone, Gregory Harrison, Avery Schreiber, Gary Sandy, Morgan Brittany, and the Grammy Award-winning jazz vocalists New York Voices. An accomplished guitarist, Ed has played and sung with folk legends Pete Seeger, Schooner Fare, Christine Lavin, and has opened for Buskin & Batteau, and Rob Carlson. He was the opening act for Rodney Dangerfield: In Concert, and toured as the Ringmaster for Circus America.
Ed narrates the 2021 IBPA Gold Award-winning audiobook, Angel of the Ghetto, a first-person account of Holocaust hero and survivor, Sam Solasz. The 2021 award for Best Fantasy narration in the Youth category was awarded by AudiobookReviewer.com to his production and narration of Heroes of Time Legends: Murdoch’s Choice. Other audiobooks include After The Mutiny, Two Pieces of Cloth, Double or Nothing and The Fix-it Man, by Remington Kane, the apocalyptic thriller The Four Myths, and Hit Me!, the biography of FBI Agent Dennis Gomes, whose story inspired Martin Scorcese's Casino, and Full Circle, by Derry Rundlett and Nicole Rundlett.
His character voices can be heard in the animated holiday special The Littlest Light On The Christmas Tree starring James Naughton and Jane Seymour, and David Manley's Up In Arms® puppet musicals Helping Drew, Monster Intelligence, and Welcome Park. Ed voices Kid Kidney for The OrganWise Guys and their award-winning children's health videos. Ed's less youth-friendly voices are heard in EC Comics' 2021 award-winning Vault of Horror; the motion graphic novels Barcode, Star Sheriff, and Atlantis for River Comics, and Dream Breachers for Pinna Productions.
Ed grew up in a music-loving family. His mom and dad sang in barbershop quartets as members of SPEBSQSA. All five siblings naturally fell into four-part harmonies and were taught by their dad how to play a ukulele by age six. Ed is self-taught on guitar and banjo along with his brothers, Chuck and Steve, the renowned folksinger/songwriters of Schooner Fare.
Ed recently played Mr. Mushnik in Little Shop of Horrors at North Shore Music Theatre. He has appeared in principal roles at the Goodspeed Opera House, Walnut Street Theatre, Ogunquit Playhouse, Paper Mill Playhouse, Theatre Under The Stars Houston, Riverside Theatre Vero Beach, Westchester Broadway Dinner Theatre, Arkansas Rep, Pioneer Theatre, The Alliance Theatre, North Shore Music Theatre, Maine State Music Theatre, Jupiter Theatre, The Palace at Myrtle Beach, Westbury Music Fair, Valley Forge Music Fair, Sugar Loaf Performing Arts Center, Stages St. Louis, Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, Forestburgh Playhouse, Mill Mountain Playhouse, The James Doolittle in Los Angeles, and The Norma Terris Theatre, among others. Ed is gloriously married to Ogunquit Playhouse Arts Academy Education Director Joyce A. Presutti, and is a proud member of Actors’ Equity Association.