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Bio:
Broadway: Memphis, Baby It’s You! Regional: The Threepenny Opera, Ain’t Misbehavin’, Big River, Jelly’s Last Jam. Education: MFA in acting, Yale School of Drama 2009; BA in economics, Morehouse College. Proud member of Broadway Inspirational Voices. (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: Memphis, Baby It’s You! Regional: The Threepenny Opera, Ain’t Misbehavin’, Big River, Jelly’s Last Jam. Education: MFA in acting, Yale School of Drama 2009; BA in economics, Morehouse College. Proud member of Broadway Inspirational Voices. (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2018
Andrew Gaines
Doctor
  [San Diego, CA (Regional)]
World Premiere at La Jolla Playhouse, 2017
Andrew Gaines
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2015
Performer (Swing)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Bass Man (Understudy)
Chuck Jackson (Understudy)
Doo-Wopper (Understudy)
Drifter (Understudy)
Gene Chandler (Understudy)
Jocko (Understudy)
Luther Dixon (Understudy)
Ronald Isley (Understudy)

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 1996]
Choreographer

Ken Robinson Biography

Broadway: Memphis, Baby It’s You! Regional: The Threepenny Opera, Ain’t Misbehavin’, Big River, Jelly’s Last Jam. Education: MFA in acting, Yale School of Drama 2009; BA in economics, Morehouse College. Proud member of Broadway Inspirational Voices.




Ken Robinson News

Jeannette Bayardelle, Shawn Bowers & More to Star in THE HARDER THEY COME World Premi Photo Jeannette Bayardelle, Shawn Bowers & More to Star in THE HARDER THEY COME World Premiere at The Public Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 17, 2022

The Public Theater has announced casting for the world premiere of THE HARDER THEY COME, a musical adaptation of the classic Jamaican film produced and directed by Perry Henzell and co-written with Trevor Rhone.

Merrimack Repertory Theatre Presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL Photo Merrimack Repertory Theatre Presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by Stephi Wild - Nov 4, 2022

There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor. Those words from Charles Dickens ring as true today as when they were written. Dickens' A Christmas Carol will be presented by the Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) for all audiences.

MerrimacK Repertory Theatre Opens 44th Season With THE 39 STEPS Photo MerrimacK Repertory Theatre Opens 44th Season With THE 39 STEPS
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 9, 2022

Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) will open its 43rd Season with the hilarious whodunit, The 39 Steps ‚Äď a mix of Alfred Hitchcock's juicy spy flick with a dash of vintage Monty Python ‚Äď from September 14 to October 2, according to Nancy L. Donahue Artistic Director Courtney Sale and Executive Director Bonnie J. Butkas.¬†

Photos: First Look at THE COLOR PURPLE at Music Circus Photo Photos: First Look at THE COLOR PURPLE at Music Circus
by Stephi Wild - Aug 24, 2022

The Color Purple comes to Sacramento August 23-28. Check out all new production photos here!

Dorset Theatre Festival To Present New Concert BACK TOGETHER AGAIN The Music of Rober Photo Dorset Theatre Festival To Present New Concert BACK TOGETHER AGAIN The Music of Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway 
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 22, 2022

Dorset Theatre Festival's 45th Season of professional summer theatre will continue with Back Together Again: The Music of Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway, a new concert featuring Christina Acosta Robinson and Ken Robinson.

Merrimack Repertory Theatre Announces 2022-23 Season Photo Merrimack Repertory Theatre Announces 2022-23 Season
by Stephi Wild - Jun 1, 2022

Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) announced today its 2022-23 Season ‚Äď a lineup brimming with optimism and exuberance, including a world premiere adaptation of A Christmas Carol, the East Coast premiere of a Cambodian-American play, and a new initiative for young audiences, according to Nancy L. Donahue Artistic Director Courtney Sale and Executive Director Bonnie J. Butkas.¬†

Photos: Billy Porter-Helmed THE LIFE Concludes Performances at Encores! Photo Photos: Billy Porter-Helmed THE LIFE Concludes Performances at Encores!
by Bruce Glikas - Mar 21, 2022

Just last night, New York City Center Encores! wrapped up The Life, directed and adapted by Billy Porter. The production starred Jelani Alladin as Lou, Alexandra Grey as Queen, Antwayn Hopper as Memphis, Grammy nominee Mykal Kilgore as Young JoJo, Grammy Award winner Ledisi as Sonja, Erika Olson as Mary, Destan Owens as Old Jojo, and Ken Robinson as Fleetwood. Check out photos from inside closing night.

Review Roundup: THE LIFE at City Center Encores! Photo Review Roundup: THE LIFE at City Center Encores!
by Review Roundups - Mar 17, 2022

The Life, directed and adapted by Billy Porter, began performances at City Center Encores! last night, March 16 and will run through March 20, 2022. The production stars Jelani Alladin as Lou, Alexandra Grey as Queen, Antwayn Hopper as Memphis, Grammy nominee Mykal Kilgore as Young JoJo, Grammy Award winner Ledisi as Sonja, and more.

Photos: First Look at Encores! THE LIFE, Directed by Billy Porter Photo Photos: First Look at Encores! THE LIFE, Directed by Billy Porter
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 17, 2022

The Life, directed and adapted by Billy Porter, is now in performances at City Center Encores!. The production stars Jelani Alladin as Lou, Alexandra Grey as Queen, Antwayn Hopper as Memphis, Grammy nominee Mykal Kilgore as Young JoJo, Grammy Award winner Ledisi as Sonja, Erika Olson as Mary, Destan Owens as Old Jojo, and Ken Robinson as Fleetwood. Performances run through March 20, 2022.

Wake Up With BWW 3/17: Broadway-Bound BOB FOSSE'S DANCIN' Casting and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 3/17: Broadway-Bound BOB FOSSE'S DANCIN' Casting and More!
by - Mar 17, 2022

Today's top stories include casting for the Broadway-bound production of Bob Fosse's Dancin'! The production will premiere at the Old Globe, with choreography by Fosse and direction by Wayne Cilento. Plus, 'We Don't Talk About Bruno' from Encanto will be performed at the Oscars, Equity returns to in-person auditions, and more!

Ken Robinson Videos

VIDEO: Sneak Peek of Encores! THE LIFE in Rehearsals Videoplay
VIDEO: Sneak Peek of Encores! THE LIFE in Rehearsals

by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 14, 2022

The Life, directed and adapted by Billy Porter, is getting ready to begin performances at City Center Encores! this week. The production stars Jelani Alladin as Lou, Alexandra Grey as Queen, Antwayn Hopper as Memphis, Grammy nominee Mykal Kilgore as Young JoJo, Grammy Award winner Ledisi as Sonja, Erika Olson as Mary, Destan Owens as Old Jojo, and Ken Robinson as Fleetwood. Performances run March 16-20, 2022.

Video: Kids Audition To Be Scrooge In Actors Theatre of Louisville's A CHRISTMAS CARO Videoplay
Video: Kids Audition To Be Scrooge In Actors Theatre of Louisville's A CHRISTMAS CAROL

by A.A. Cristi - Nov 26, 2019

Actors Theatre of Louisville presents Fifth Third Bank's A Christmas Carol, beginning November 23 in the Pamela Brown Auditorium. Tickets are now available at ActorsTheatre.org. 

BWW TV Exclusive: Some Hot Stuff Arrives at Broadway Sessions with the Cast of SUMMER Videoplay
BWW TV Exclusive: Some Hot Stuff Arrives at Broadway Sessions with the Cast of SUMMER!

by Ben Cameron - Nov 23, 2018

There was no shortage of HOT STUFF when the cast of Summer, The Donna Summer Musical visited Broadway Sessions recently. The multi faceted cast, including Storm Lever, Afra Hines, Wonu Ogunfowora, Anissa Felix, Jody Reynard, Ken Robinson, Kristin Yancy, Judith Franklin, Aaron Krohn shared their favorite tunes that went way beyond disco. Audience members had the opportunity to learn choreography from the hit show and to interact with the cast. One audience member even dazzled the cast with a custom gown made entirely of Summer 'fans'! But that's just the sort of thing that happens at Broadway Sessions.Enjoy these highlights, including our magnificently talented Rising Stars Caitlin Gallogly and Sarah Goodman.

BWW TV: This Cast is Hot Stuff! Go Inside Opening Night of SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER M Videoplay
BWW TV: This Cast is Hot Stuff! Go Inside Opening Night of SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL!

by TV - Opening Night Special - Apr 24, 2018

SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical opened on Broadway last night, Monday, April 23, at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, 205 West 46th Street. We're taking you inside the big night with the cast! Watch the video below!

BWW TV: Donna Discos to Broadway! Watch Highlights from SUMMER Videoplay
BWW TV: Donna Discos to Broadway! Watch Highlights from SUMMER

by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 23, 2018

SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical opens tonight at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre! The three actresses who play the role of musical icon Donna Summer are Tony Award winner LaChanze (The Color Purple, Once on This Island) as 'Diva Donna,' Ariana DeBose (A Bronx Tale, Hamilton) as 'Disco Donna' and Storm Lever(Freaky Friday) as 'Duckling Donna.'

VIDEO: The Queen is Back! Watch LaChanze and the Cast of SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUS Videoplay
VIDEO: The Queen is Back! Watch LaChanze and the Cast of SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL on THE TODAY SHOW!

by Macon Prickett - Apr 16, 2018

The cast of Summer: The Donna Summer Musical performed on the TODAY show this morning! The show is set to open at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on Broadway on April 23, 2018.

BWW TV: Watch SUMMER Cast Make Final Preparations for Broadway; Previews Begin Tomorr Videoplay
BWW TV: Watch SUMMER Cast Make Final Preparations for Broadway; Previews Begin Tomorrow!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 27, 2018

Performances begin tomorrow, Wednesday March 28, for SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical on Broadway. SUMMER will open on Broadway at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, 205 West 46th Street on April 23, 2018.

BWW TV: SUMMER Comes Early! Meet the Cast and Catch a Sneak Peek of The Donna Summer  Videoplay
BWW TV: SUMMER Comes Early! Meet the Cast and Catch a Sneak Peek of The Donna Summer Musical!

by TV - Press Previews - Mar 8, 2018

Summer comes early this year! Summer: The Donna Summer Musical is headed for Broadway and BroadwayWorld has a preview of what's to come. Meet the company and catch a sneak peek of the cast in rehearsal below!

BWW TV: Workin' Hard for the Money! Watch a Preview of SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSIC Videoplay
BWW TV: Workin' Hard for the Money! Watch a Preview of SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL

by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 8, 2018

Summer comes early this year! SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL is headed for Broadway and BroadwayWorld has a preview of what's to come, watch below!

VIDEO: Danielle Brooks Talks THE COLOR PURPLE: 'Every Moment is Exciting for Me'
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 24, 2016

Danielle Brooks stopped by last night's LATE NIGHT and explained how her Broadway musical inspired her to pursue acting.


Ken Robinson Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Ken Robinson been in?
Ken Robinson has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Ken Robinson been in?
Ken Robinson has not appeared in the West End