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Birth Place: Lockhart, SC

Bio:
Ashley is a Brooklyn based writer/actor who grew up in rural Lockhart, SC. Actor: Floyd Collins (Floyd‚ÄĒWiltons Music Hall, London), A Clockwork Orange (New World Stages), Casa Valentina (Gloria‚ÄĒOriginal London Cast), Truman Capote‚Äôs A Christmas Memory (Capote - New York Premiere-Irish Rep/ ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Off-Off-Broadway]
Rebel Theatrical Management, LLC in association with The Sheen Center Production, 2018
Little Rockian Seven
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2017
Minister
Old Woman
  [West End]
English National Opera West End Revival, 2016
Ensemble
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 2006
Ensemble

Ashley Robinson Biography

Ashley is a Brooklyn based writer/actor who grew up in rural Lockhart, SC.

Actor: Floyd Collins (Floyd‚ÄĒWiltons Music Hall, London), A Clockwork Orange (New World Stages), Casa Valentina (Gloria‚ÄĒOriginal London Cast), Truman Capote‚Äôs A Christmas Memory (Capote - New York Premiere-Irish Rep/ 2015 Outer Critics Award Nom), Merrily We Roll Along (Menier Chocolate Factory and West End), originated the role of Jett Rink in the World Premiere of the musical Giant (Helen Hayes Award nomination, Best Actor), The Last Goodbye (Williamstown Theatre Festival), Wicked. Film/TV: Stan and Ollie, Hate, Fallen Souls.
Training: University of North Carolina School of the Arts.
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WRITER: Ashley penned the play adaptation of Annie Proulx‚Äôs BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN. Proulx says of the adaptation: ‚ÄúBrokeback Mountain has been recreated in several different forms, each with its own distinctive moods and impact. Ashley‚Äôs script is fresh and deeply moving, opening sight lines not visible in the original nor successive treatments.‚ÄĚ He‚Äôs also adapting and developing COME BACK TO THE FIVE AND DIME, JIMMY DEAN, JIMMY DEAN into a musical with music by Dan Gillespie Sells (Everybody‚Äôs Talking About Jamie, The Feeling) and lyrics by Shakina Nayfack (Transparent Musical Finale, Connecting).

Book writer for FALL OF ‚Äė94, music by Joseph Thalken (HAROLD AND MAUDE) and lyrics by Tony nominee Ellen Fitzhugh (GRIND, MYTHS AND HYMNS), being developed at Alabama Shakespeare Festival with a grant from the Shen Family Foundation.
His Southern Gothic musical LOCKHART (written with composer Jason Carr) just received an industry reading in London.
Ashley is a UCROSS FOUNDATION 2019 writing resident.

Ashley Robinson Awards and Nominations

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2010 - Outstanding Lead Actor, Resident Musical
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Ashley Robinson News

Interview: Joseph Thalken Doesn't MONKEY With Any of His Broadway Divas Photo Interview: Joseph Thalken Doesn't MONKEY With Any of His Broadway Divas
by Gil Kaan - Feb 6, 2023

Musical director Joseph Thalken will be accompanying one of his long-time collaborators Patti LuPone in her cabaret show Don’t Monkey with Broadway February 9, 2023 at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts.

Winners Announced For The 2022 BroadwayWorld South Carolina Awards Photo Winners Announced For The 2022 BroadwayWorld South Carolina Awards
by BWW Awards - Jan 24, 2023

The winners have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld South Carolina Awards, honoring the best in regional productions, touring shows, and more which had their first performance between October 1, 2021 through September 30, 2022.

Photos: Celia Keenan Bolger, Sara Bareilles, and More Attend Opening Night of THE APP Photo Photos: Celia Keenan Bolger, Sara Bareilles, and More Attend Opening Night of THE APPOINTMENT
by Bruce Glikas - Jan 20, 2023

Lightning Rod Special presents a return engagement of their critically acclaimed musical The Appointment. The production had its opening night recently, and stars attended include Celia Keenan Bolger, Sara Bareilles, and more. Check out photos here!

12 Days Left To Vote For The 2022 BroadwayWorld South Carolina Awards; Southeastern S Photo 12 Days Left To Vote For The 2022 BroadwayWorld South Carolina Awards; Southeastern Summer Theatre Institute Leads Favorite Local Theatre!
by BWW - Dec 19, 2022

The latest standings as of Monday, December 19th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld South Carolina Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Exclusive: Watch 'Take My Hand' from A CHILD'S CHRISTMAS IN WALES Photo Exclusive: Watch 'Take My Hand' from A CHILD'S CHRISTMAS IN WALES
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 13, 2022

This December, Irish Rep offers up the sixth special return of its joyous holiday classic, Dylan Thomas’s iconic A Child’s Christmas in Wales. Get into the holiday spirit with an exclusive video featuring Kerry Conte, Ali Ewoldt, Jay Aubrey Jones, Kylie Kuioka, Dan Macke and Ashley Robinson singing 'Take My Hand.'

Latest Stats Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld South Carolina Awards;  at Southeast Photo Latest Stats Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld South Carolina Awards; at Southeastern Summer Theatre Institute Leads Best Ensemble Performance!
by BWW - Dec 12, 2022

The latest standings as of Monday, December 12th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld South Carolina Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Lightning Rod Special to Present Return Engagement of THE APPOINTMENT at WP Theater i Photo Lightning Rod Special to Present Return Engagement of THE APPOINTMENT at WP Theater in January
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 6, 2022

Lightning Rod Special will present a return engagement of their critically acclaimed musical The Appointment, lead written by Alice Yorke (SPEECH), Eva Steinmetz (SIGN FELT!), Scott R. Sheppard (Underground Railroad Game), and Alex Bechtel (The Light Princess).

Latest Standings Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld South Carolina Awards; Southeast Photo Latest Standings Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld South Carolina Awards; Southeastern Summer Theatre Institute Leads Favorite Local Theatre!
by BWW - Dec 5, 2022

The latest standings as of Monday, December 5th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld South Carolina Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Inis Nua Theatre and Philly AIDS Thrift Team Up For New Queer Reading Series Photo Inis Nua Theatre and Philly AIDS Thrift Team Up For New Queer Reading Series
by Stephi Wild - Nov 9, 2022

Inis Nua Theatre Company has announced the launch of Queer Connections Reading Series, featuring three moving stories that focus on life, love and competition.

Kerry Conte, Ali Ewoldt & More to Star in A CHILD'S CHRISTMAS IN WALES at Irish Reper Photo Kerry Conte, Ali Ewoldt & More to Star in A CHILD'S CHRISTMAS IN WALES at Irish Repertory Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 1, 2022

Irish Repertory Theatre has announced casting for the return of A Child’s Christmas in Wales by Dylan Thomas (Under Milk Wood) and adapted & directed by Charlotte Moore (The Streets of New York). The cast of A Child’s Christmas in Wales will include Kerry Conte (The Butcher Boy), Ali Ewoldt (The Phantom of the Opera), and more.

Ashley Robinson Videos

Exclusive: Watch 'Take My Hand' from A CHILD'S CHRISTMAS IN WALES Videoplay
Exclusive: Watch 'Take My Hand' from A CHILD'S CHRISTMAS IN WALES

by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 13, 2022

This December, Irish Rep offers up the sixth special return of its joyous holiday classic, Dylan Thomas’s iconic A Child’s Christmas in Wales. Get into the holiday spirit with an exclusive video featuring Kerry Conte, Ali Ewoldt, Jay Aubrey Jones, Kylie Kuioka, Dan Macke and Ashley Robinson singing 'Take My Hand.'

BWW TV: Watch a Sneak Peek at A CLOCKWORK ORANGE! Videoplay
BWW TV: Watch a Sneak Peek at A CLOCKWORK ORANGE!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 18, 2017

Direct from a sold-out, critically-acclaimed London run, director Alexandra Spencer-Jones's electrifying stage production of A Clockwork Orange, based on Anthony Burgess' 1962 literary masterpiece, begins previews Saturday, September 2, 2017, with an opening night of Monday, September 25, 2017, for a limited Off-Broadway engagement through January 6, 2018. This production celebrates the centennial of Anthony Burgess' birth, in 1917.

Prepping for Ultraviolence: The Cast of A CLOCKWORK ORANGE Dishes on Their Physical N Videoplay
Prepping for Ultraviolence: The Cast of A CLOCKWORK ORANGE Dishes on Their Physical New Gig

by A.A. Cristi - Sep 12, 2017

The cast of the hotly anticipated off-Broadway run of the stage adaptation of the classic novel, A Clockwork Orange, just met the press and BWW was there to take you inside the special day! The vibrant cast of young actors was on hand to dish about their new gig and let us in on some of their prep for the intensely physical piece, including a stunning six-hour callback that left many in shock (and even drove some to drink).

BWW TV: The Future is Here! Meet the Cast of A CLOCKWORK ORANGE Videoplay
BWW TV: The Future is Here! Meet the Cast of A CLOCKWORK ORANGE

by TV - Press Previews - Sep 9, 2017

Direct from a sold-out, critically-acclaimed London run, director Alexandra Spencer-Jones's electrifying stage production of A Clockwork Orange, based on Anthony Burgess' 1962 literary masterpiece, begins previews Saturday, September 2, 2017, with an opening night of Monday, September 25, 2017, for a limited Off-Broadway engagement through January 6, 2018. This production celebrates the centennial of Anthony Burgess' birth, in 1917.

VIDEO: See Jonno Davies in a New Trailer for A CLOCKWORK ORANGE Off-Broadway Videoplay
VIDEO: See Jonno Davies in a New Trailer for A CLOCKWORK ORANGE Off-Broadway

by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Direct from a sold-out, critically-acclaimed London run, director Alexandra Spencer-Jones's electrifying stage production of ACLOCKWORK ORANGE, based on Anthony Burgess' 1962 literary masterpiece, has set its complete cast for its New York Premiere this fall at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street) and released a brand-new trailer. Check it out below!

AUDIO: Glenn Close Reveals Hopes that ENO's SUNSET BOULEVARD Will Lead to a Movie
by Stage Tube - Mar 21, 2016

Rehearsals began just last month for Andrew Lloyd Webber's Sunset Boulevard at the English National Opera. Since then, star Glenn Close stopped by Graham Norton to chat about the production and revealed her hopes that it will lead into something more. She said, 'I'm hoping very much that this will lead directly to making a movie... this like a revving up. It's a very elaborate rehearsal.' Check out the full interview below!

STAGE TUBE: MERRILY Prepares For West End Transfer!
by Stage Tube - Apr 11, 2013

The full cast is announced today as rehearsals begin for the West End transfer of the stunning Menier Chocolate Factory production of the Sondheim/ Furth musical Merrily We Roll Along. Directed by triple Olivier Award winner Maria Friedman, previews begin at the Harold Pinter Theatre on Tuesday 23rd April.

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Reality Star Struck' on Tonight's CASTLE on ABC
by - Feb 11, 2013

On tonight's episode of the ABC drama series CASTLE entitled "Reality Star Struck", Castle & Beckett get an up-close-and-personal view of a "Real Housewives"-esque reality TV series, "The Wives of Wall Street," when they investigate the murder of the show's rising young star. Get a sneak peek below!

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Reality Star Struck' Episode of ABC's CASTLE
by - Feb 5, 2013

On the next episode of the ABC crime drama series CASTLE entitled "Reality Star Struck" - Castle & Beckett get an up-close-and-personal view of a "Real Housewives"-esque reality TV series, "The Wives of Wall Street," when they investigate the murder of the show's rising young star. Get a sneak peek below!


Ashley Robinson Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Ashley Robinson been in?
Ashley Robinson has not appeared on Broadway.

How many West End shows has Ashley Robinson been in?
Ashley Robinson has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Ashley Robinson's first West End show?
Ashley Robinson's first West End show was Sunset Boulevard which opened in 2016

What awards has Ashley Robinson been nominated for?
Outstanding Lead Actor, Resident Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for Giant .