Robert Bannon

Robert Bannon is a multi hyphenate performer, talk show host, and educator. He has been featured on SNL/Real Housewives of NJ, and has performed at MSG, Beacon Theatre, 54 Below, Feinstein's in LA, Pride events in NYC, NJ, Detroit, LA, Ohio, and more. His debut album "Unfinished Business" debuted at #1 on the Amazon A/C. His new album “Rewind” was recorded live at Green Room 42. Robert hosts an online talk show called “The Roundtable with Robert Bannon” on YouTube with over thousands of viewers each week, described by transgender drag icon Peppermint as “where the queer kids come to play." The Roundtable is also heard on The Broadway Podcast Network. He also hosts “The Broadway Lecture Series,” where fans have an opportunity to hear their favorite Broadway stars in a unique, intimate setting.




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Video: Ahmad Simmons Has Found a Home in ILLINOISE
Video: Ahmad Simmons Has Found a Home in ILLINOISE
June 14, 2024

Ahmad Simmons joins the Roundtable! Ahmad Simmons is a dancer, choreographer, educator, and creative producer based in New York City. He has been on Broadway in West Side Story, Hadestown, and most recent revival casts of Carousel and Cats. He is also a producer! His newly produced show “Invasive Species” is running til June 30th! He seems to be doing it all!

Video: Grease Got a Hold on THE OUTSIDERS' Jason Schmidt
Video: Grease Got a Hold on THE OUTSIDERS' Jason Schmidt
June 7, 2024

We have all read the book. We have all seen the movie. The timeless tale is now on Broadway with Tony Nominations galore. We had the chance to chat with Sodapop Curtis himself, Jason Schmidt. Watch the full video here!

Video: HELL'S KITCHEN's Jackie Leon Is on Fire
Video: HELL'S KITCHEN's Jackie Leon Is on Fire
May 31, 2024

In this video, Jackie Leon tells the story of how they received the part, audition process, dealing with the impostor syndrome of being in an Alicia Keys musical as her Broadway debut, the journey to feeling that they can do it, the support they received from some All-Star Cast-mates like Shoshana Bean, Brandon Victor Dixon, and more!

Video: Brian d'Arcy James Is Still Smelling the Roses
Video: Brian d'Arcy James Is Still Smelling the Roses
May 24, 2024

Tony Nominee Brian d’Arcy James is here! His turn in Days Of Wine and Roses was vocals, acting, and storytelling at its best. In this video, he tells us how he was able to tell that emotional rollercoaster eight shows a week!

Exclusive: Lily Santiago Is in Love with the World of MARY JANE
Exclusive: Lily Santiago Is in Love with the World of MARY JANE
May 17, 2024

Manhattan Theatre Club is on an award show tear this season! Tony nominations galore! One of the nominated shows, Mary Jane, is currently playing on Broadway through June 16. We had the chance to chat with one of the stars, Lily Santiago, about her Broadway debut!

Exclusive: Lea DeLaria Is Making Mother's Day Gay
Exclusive: Lea DeLaria Is Making Mother's Day Gay
May 10, 2024

On Sunday, May 12 and June 2 (1pm), 54 Below will welcome Emmy Award winner Lea DeLaria for a brand new brunch show and she is here to tell us all about it! Watch as she discusses the show in this video.

Exclusive: Alex Hurt Talks Finding His Footing on Broadway in PATRIOTS
Exclusive: Alex Hurt Talks Finding His Footing on Broadway in PATRIOTS
May 3, 2024

This week, talk about an acting dynasty of a family... Alex Hurt is here! He is one of the stars of Patriots now playing at the Barrymore Theatre. His father, Academy Award-winning legend, William Hurt performed Hurly Burly at the Barrymore so things are full circle! What was Alex’s journey to Broadway? Why is this his “proper” Broadway debut? We find out in this video.

Exclusive: Chip Zien Looks Back on His Epic, 15-Show Broadway Career
Exclusive: Chip Zien Looks Back on His Epic, 15-Show Broadway Career
April 26, 2024

This week we welcome Broadway star Chip Zien to tell us all about Harmony, Into The Woods, Falsettos, and how his appearance in Merrily We Roll Along led him to be Howard the Duck! Watch the full video interview here.

Video: David Korins Unpacks His Three-Show Season
Video: David Korins Unpacks His Three-Show Season
April 19, 2024

We are talking scenic design with David Korins who seems to have designed every blockbuster show on Broadway. This season, he lent his creativity to Tommy and Here Lies Love. In the past seasons, he has designed everything from Hamilton, Beetlejuice, and Dear Evan Hansen to the Academy Awards, Lady Gaga, Mariah Carey, and Bruno Mars performances, and even the set of Watch What Happens Live!

Exclusive: APPROPRIATE's Michael Esper Talks Acting Technique and More
Exclusive: APPROPRIATE's Michael Esper Talks Acting Technique and More
April 12, 2024

Welcome to another edition of The Roundtable on BroadwayWorld with film and Broadway star Michael Esper- now appearing in Appropriate over at the Belasco Theatre on Broadway. In this video, watch as Michael chats about his latest gig and more!

Exclusive: How Rick Elice Found the Heart of WATER FOR ELEPHANTS
Exclusive: How Rick Elice Found the Heart of WATER FOR ELEPHANTS
April 5, 2024

Welcome to another Edition of The Roundtable on BroadwayWorld. This week we are talking about writing the book of a musical with someone who changed the game. Rick Elice is the go-to writer for musical biographies after he co-wrote Jersey Boys. That show ushered in a new musical to Broadway and things have never been the same.

Exclusive: A Masterclass with THE NOTEBOOK's Dorian Harewood
Exclusive: A Masterclass with THE NOTEBOOK's Dorian Harewood
March 29, 2024

In this video, watch as I chat with The Notebook star Dorian Harewood, who is back on Broadway after 46 years. He tells us the road back to Broadway, how he found the beautiful chemistry he shares with co-star Maryann Plunkett, and why you need to bring your tissues to the theater. We also discuss his career, the medium of the stage, and why Dorian and Maryann are acting on stage even when they are not in the spotlight.

Exclusive: A Writer & His Muses- A Chat with LEMPICKA's Matt Gould & His Leading Ladies
Exclusive: A Writer & His Muses- A Chat with LEMPICKA's Matt Gould & His Leading Ladies
March 22, 2024

In this episode, we are joined by composer Matt Gould, who is making his Broadway debut with Lempicka after working on this project for over 14 years with Carson Kreitzer. He is bringing along the ladies, the muses of Lempicka, includng Lempicka herself, Eden Espinosa. 






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