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Rob Lippert

 
Birth Place:
United States
Bio:
ROB LIPPERT has designed sets for over 50 shows and currently is the Resident Scenic Designer for New Line Theatre in St. Louis as well as a regular scenic designer for Stray Dog Theatre. Rob has been a part of the St. Louis theater scene since 1973, including more than 30 shows for Cathedral ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: United States

Bio:
ROB LIPPERT has designed sets for over 50 shows and currently is the Resident Scenic Designer for New Line Theatre in St. Louis as well as a regular scenic designer for Stray Dog Theatre. Rob has been a part of the St. Louis theater scene since 1973, including more than 30 shows for Cathedral ... (read complete bio)
 

 

Rob Lippert Biography

ROB LIPPERT has designed sets for over 50 shows and currently is the Resident Scenic Designer for New Line Theatre in St. Louis as well as a regular scenic designer for Stray Dog Theatre.

Rob has been a part of the St. Louis theater scene since 1973, including more than 30 shows for Cathedral Players Guild and more than 35 shows at Looking Glass Playhouse in Lebanon, IL.

Rob was artistic director at the Cathedral Players Guild in Belleville from 1985 until 2004.

Rob made his design debut New Line Theatre in the fall of 2013, designing both set and lighting for Night of the Living Dead for which he recently received a 2014 St. Louis Theater Circle Award for Outstanding Lighting Design .

He has been involved in all aspects of production. He has designed and fabricated sets for more than fifty productions and was nominated for a 2012 Arts for Life Best Performance Award for Scenic Design.

In recent years, he has directed productions of The 39 Steps, The Grapes of Wrath, and Dancing at Lughnasa.

He has appeared on stage as Marcus Lycus in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, George in The Drowsy Chaperone, Lt. Frank Cioffi in Curtains, and Andre in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels.

He holds a bachelors and a master of architecture from Washington University in St. Louis. Rob is a licensed architect and a principal at the firm U-Studios Incorporated in Swansea, IL. He resides in O’Fallon, IL with his wife, Kathleen.

You can read Rob’s design blog at http://u-studios.blogspot.com.





Rob Lippert News

New Line Theatre Announces 31st Season Photo New Line Theatre Announces 31st Season
by Marissa Tomeo - May 21, 2022

New Line Theatre, “the bad boy of musical theatre,” has announced its 31st season of adult, alternative musical theatre, including the wild musical comedy SOMETHING ROTTEN, running Sept. 22-Oct. 15, 2022; followed by the electrifying concept musical, NINE, based on Federico Fellini's iconic film 8 1/2, running March 2-25, 2023; and the season closes with one of the great Stephen Sondheim's earliest works, the hilarious farce, A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM, based on the Roman comedies of Plautus, running June 1-24, 2023.

New Line Theatre's HEAD OVER HEELS Returns in March Photo New Line Theatre's HEAD OVER HEELS Returns in March
by Stephi Wild - Feb 25, 2022

HEAD OVER HEELS returns to New Line's stage after being shut down early by the pandemic in 2020. The New Liners promised the show would be back, and it is, March 3-26!

Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards; BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL  Photo Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards; BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 27, 2021

This is the last chance to vote for the 2021 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Final Weeks To Vote For The BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards; COCA's BILLY ELLIOT Leads Photo Final Weeks To Vote For The BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards; COCA's BILLY ELLIOT Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 20, 2021

Time is running out to vote for for the 2021 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

BWW Review: THE STORY OF MY LIFE at The Marcelle Photo BWW Review: THE STORY OF MY LIFE at The Marcelle
by Rob Levy - Oct 4, 2021

Emerging from the pandemic for their 30th season, New Line Theatre is welcoming audiences back to live theater with The Story of My Life, an emotionally powerful two-hander about memory, friendship, individualism and, the power of words.

Photos: First Look at New Line Theatre's THE STORY OF MY LIFE Photo Photos: First Look at New Line Theatre's THE STORY OF MY LIFE
by Stephi Wild - Sep 19, 2021

New Line Theatre will present a Very Special Event to open the company's 30th Anniversary Season, with just two New Line actors, Chris Kernan and Jeffrey M. Wright, along with artistic director Scott Miller on keyboard, in one of the most intimate evenings of musical theatre in the company’s 30 year history, telling a story all about stories, and the effect we have on other lives, usually without realizing it.

New Line Theatre Opens 30th Season With THE STORY OF MY LIFE Photo New Line Theatre Opens 30th Season With THE STORY OF MY LIFE
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 3, 2021

New Line Theatre presents a Very Special Event to open the company's 30th Anniversary Season, with just two New Line actors, Chris Kernan and Jeffrey M. Wright, along with artistic director Scott Miller on keyboard, in one of the most intimate evenings of musical theatre in the company's 30 year history, telling a story all about stories, and the effect we have on other lives, usually without realizing it.

New Line Theatre Announces SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD, HEAD OVER HEELS, and URINETOWN for  Photo New Line Theatre Announces SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD, HEAD OVER HEELS, and URINETOWN for 30th Season 
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 29, 2021

New Line Theatre has announced it 30th Anniversary Season of adult, alternative musical theatre, including the return of Jason Robert Brown's brilliant, funny, and intense concept musical SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD, which New Line first produced in 1998 in its American regional premiere, running Sept. 30-Oct. 23, 2021.

Photo Flash: First Look at New Line Theatre's HEAD OVER HEELS Photo Photo Flash: First Look at New Line Theatre's HEAD OVER HEELS
by Stephi Wild - Mar 7, 2020

New Line Theatre presents HEAD OVER HEELS through March 28.

New Line's Got The Beat with HEAD OVER HEELS Opening March 6 Photo New Line's Got The Beat with HEAD OVER HEELS Opening March 6
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 6, 2020

HEAD OVER HEELS is the bold new musical comedy from the visionaries that rocked Broadway with American Idiot, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Avenue Q and Spring Awakening. Conceived by Jeff Whitty, with an original book by Whitty, adapted by James Magruder, originally directed by Michael Mayer, and set to the music of the iconic 1980s all-girl rock band The Go-Go's, this high-octane, laugh-out-loud love story includes hit songs like, a?oeWe Got the Beat,a?? a?oeOur Lips Are Sealed,a?? a?oeVacation,a?? a?oeHeaven is a Place on Eartha?? and a?oeMad About You.a??

Rob Lippert Videos

STAGE TUBE: Watch Preview from New Line Theatre's ATOMIC
by Stage Tube - Jun 7, 2016

New Line Theatre, "the bad boy of musical theatre," now in its 25th anniversary season of adult, alternative musical theatre, presents the regional premiere of the new rock musical ATOMIC by Danny Ginges and Philip Foxman, running June 2-25, 2016, in the company's new home, the Marcelle Theater, the new blackbox theatre space in Grand Center, St. Louis' arts district.

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Highlights of AMERICAN IDIOT at New Line Theatre
by Stage Tube - Mar 7, 2016

New Line Theatre, 'the bad boy of musical theatre,' continues its 25th anniversary season of adult, alternative musical theatre, with the first local production of the searing rock fable AMERICAN IDIOT, running now through March 26, 2016, at the company's new home, the Marcelle Theater, the new blackbox theatre space in Grand Center, St. Louis' arts district. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!