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Bob Martin has been working as an actor and writer for over three decades. He has received many awards in both Canada and the U.S., including a Tony for The Drowsy Chaperone. Recent TV projects include "Slings & Arrows" I, II & III (TMN, Sundance), "Michael: Tuesdays and Thursdays" (CBC), "Michael: Everyday" (CBC), "Sensitive Skin" I & II (HBO) and "Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas" (NBC). Recent theatre projects include Encores! Hey, Look Me Over (NY); The Sting (Paper Mill); Half Time (Chicago, Paper Mill); The Prom (Atlanta); Elf (Broadway, Dublin, London); The Drowsy Chaperone (Toronto, Broadway, London); and Second City Toronto (Performer, Director, Artistic Director). In development: Millions (Platt/Rudin), A Night at the Museum (Fox) and The Princess Bride (Disney).

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Bob Martin STAGE CREDITS

[Off-Broadway]
City Center Encores! Production, 2018
Man in Chair

[US Tour]
National Tour, 2007
Man in Chair

[West End]
London Production, 2007
Man in Chair

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2006
Melvin P. Thorpe

Melvin P. Thorpe

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2006
Man in Chair

[Los Angeles]
US Premiere, 2005
Man in Chair

[New York]
National Alliance for Musical Theatre Presentation, 2004
Man in Chair

[Toronto]
Developmental Production, 2001
Man in Chair

[Toronto]
La Passe Muraille Production, 1999
Man in Chair

[Toronto]
Toronto Fringe Festival Production, 1999
Man in Chair

Bob Martin Productions

 
[West End, 2022]
Book
 
[Off-Broadway, 2022]
Creative Consultant
 
[US Tour, 2021]
Book
 
[Broadway, 1947]
Vocal Music Arranger

Writing

Co-Bookwriter
Bookwriter
Bookwriter

Bob Martin Movies

Last Night
[ 1998 ] T.V. Newscter
Coastlines
[ 2002 ] Preacher
Fancy Dancing
[ 2002 ] Propietor Mort
Childstar
[ 2004 ] Mr. Budge
Trigger
[ 2010 ] Waiter #2

Bob Martin TV Shows

Michael: Every Day
Dr. David Storper
Puppets Who Kill
Cuddles, Customer
Sensitive Skin
Sam
The Edison Twins
Brain, Brian, Swimmer with Contraption

Bob Martin Awards and Nominations

Drama Desk Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Book of a Musical

Bob Martin, The Prom

Tony Awards - 2019 - Best Book of a Musical

Bob Martin, The Prom


winner
Drama Desk Awards - 2006 - Outstanding Book of a Musical

Bob Martin, The Drowsy Chaperone


winner
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 2006 - Best Musical

Bob Martin, The Drowsy Chaperone


winner
Theatre World Awards - 2006 - Performance

Bob Martin, The Drowsy Chaperone

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Bob Martin News


Playhouse On Park's 15th Main Stage Season Concludes With THE PROM

Playhouse on Park concludes its 15th Main Stage Season with the Connecticut professional premiere of THE PROM, a musical comedy about acceptance and love. Don't miss this exciting finale!
See Norm Lewis, Linda Eder & More Next Month at 54 Below

54 has unveiled its June lineup featuring Norm Lewis, Linda Eder and more. See the full lineup and learn how to purchase tickets.
Kate Baldwin in THE PROM, Julia Murney Directed CHARLIE BROWN & More Set For Sharon Playhouse 2024/25 Season

The Sharon Playhouse, the historic arts and entertainment venue in the Northwest Corner of Connecticut has announced casting for the 2024 season. 
ELF THE MUSICAL Will Embark on 2024 UK Theatre Tour

After sell-out arena tours and a record breaking two West End seasons at The Dominion, the musical theatre version of the hilarious hit movie ELF will be hitting the road in a handful of the UK's most prestigious theatres. 
54 Below to Celebrate Pride Month With Lea DeLaria's BRUNCH IS GAY & More

Celebrate PRIDE Month at 54 Below with events like Lea DeLaria's Brunch Is Gay, performances by Robert Bannon and Mauricio Martínez, and more. Learn how to purchase tickets.
ACTOR THERAPY At 54 Below To Present THE PROM: IN CONCERT In June

THE PROM will be presented in concert on June 1, 2024, at the New Amsterdam Theatre, featuring Broadway stars and a live orchestra. This special performance supports the Actor Therapy Scholarship Fund.
Review: THE DROWSY CHAPERONE at Bastrop Opera House

The musicals of the 1920s-1940s are rich territory for parody since many imported the stylistic elements (vaudeville, dance hall style, revue, et al.) of popular entertainment of the era to carry the shows, often disadvantaging well-developed plot lines and complex characters.
Video: Cristhian Mancinas-García Talks THE DROWSY CHAPERONE at Lyric Stage Boston

Actor Cristhian Mancinas-García discusses his favorite thing about his character Aldopho, and more in the video here!
Bartlett Sher, Bob Martin, Adam Guettel & More Set for Alliance Theatre's 24/25 Season

Atlanta’s Alliance Theatre has revealed the productions for the 56th season. Learn about the shows and see how to purchase tickets.
Video: Watch More Clips From THE DROWSY CHAPERONE at Lyric Stage Boston

All new clips have been released from The Drowsy Chaperone at Lyric Stage Boston. Check out the video here!
Video: Joy Clark and Larry Sousa Talk THE DROWSY CHAPERONE at Lyric Stage Boston

All new videos have been released, featuring interviews with Joy Clark, or Janet Van De Graaff, as well as director Larry Sousa, of The Drowsy Chaperone at Lyric Stage Boston. Check out the videos here!
Review: Lyric Stage Company's THE DROWSY CHAPERONE is an Irresistible Delight

Under Larry Sousa’s wonderfully imaginative direction and with his choreography, a 16-person company of some of Boston’s brightest, most versatile performers is bringing the Canadian musical, with music and lyrics by Lisa Lambert and Gregg Morrison and book by Bob Martin and Don McKellar, to dazzling life with delightfully silly production numbers aplenty and a well-served soupçon of heart-tugging emotion.
THE PROM Comes to Birmingham Village Players Next Month

Birmingham Village Players will perform The Prom, May 3-19, a joyous, funny and sweet production that will appeal to several generations of musical fans!
Adam Guettel, Austin Pendleton and More Will Be Honored with Dramatists Guild Awards

The Dramatists Guild previously announced that playwright Christopher Durang will receive a Lifetime Achievement award at this year’s ceremony. He will be joined by two additional recipients, George C. Wolfe and Emily Mann.
Star of the Day to Present THE PROM in May

Star of the Day will present ‘The Prom’ in May. See how to purchase tickets and learn more about the show!
Video: Watch a Trailer For THE DROWSY CHAPERONE at Lyric Stage Boston

An all new trailer has been released for The Drowsy Chaperone at Lyric Stage Boston. Check out the video here!
Video: First Look at Lyric Stage's THE DROWSY CHAPERONE in Boston

Get a first look at Lyric Stage Boston's production of the musical comedy The Drowsy Chaperone with Music and Lyrics by Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison and Book by Bob Martin and Don McKellar. 
Bob Martin Talks THE PROM & More on STOPTIME: LIVE IN THE MOMENT

Join STOPTIME: Live in the Moment as they host Broadway luminary Bob Martin for an intimate conversation. Learn more!
Review: THE PROM in the University Theater at University Of Arkansas Fayetteville

What did our critic think of THE PROM at University Of Arkansas Fayetteville? For day two of visiting The University of Arkansas in Fayetteville Theatre program, I was able to catch THE PROM by Bob Martin, Chad Beguelin, and Matthew Sklar. Not knowing what it was about or who was in it, I went inside University Theater with an almost packed house of U of A students.
Regional Premiere Of THE PROM to be Presented At San Diego City College

The San Diego City College Dramatic Arts Program will present the regional premiere of the hit Broadway musical The Prom. See performance dates and learn how to purchase tickets.

Bob Martin FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Bob Martin been in?

Bob Martin has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Bob Martin been in?

Bob Martin has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Bob Martin's first West End show?

Bob Martin's first West End show was The Drowsy Chaperone which opened in 2007

What awards has Bob Martin been nominated for?

Bob Martin has been nominated for the following awards: Outstanding Book of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for The Prom, Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for The Prom, Outstanding Book of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for The Drowsy Chaperone, Best Musical (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for The Drowsy Chaperone, and Performance (Theatre World Awards) for The Drowsy Chaperone.

What awards has Bob Martin won?

Bob Martin has won several awards for his work in "The Drowsy Chaperone," including Outstanding Book of a Musical at the Drama Desk Awards, Best Musical at the New York Drama Critics Circle Awards, and a Performance award at the Theatre World Awards.

How many shows has Bob Martin written?

Bob Martin has written 7 shows including The Drowsy Chaperone (Bookwriter), Half Time (Bookwriter), Elf - The Musical (Bookwriter), Gotta Dance (Book), The Prom (Book), The Sting (Bookwriter), Smash (Co-Bookwriter).

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