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Robert Cary BIO

As writer or lyricist: "Grease Live!" (Fox TV), "A Christmas Story Live" (Fox TV), SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical (La Jolla Playhouse), On The Town (Broadway, additional material), Inventing Avi (Off-Broadway), Flashdance (West End, US and UK National Tour), Palm Beach (La Jolla Playhouse), Sharp Dressed Man (upcoming). As film director: Ira and Abby (Magnolia), Save Me (First Run), Anything But Love (Samuel Goldwyn). Graduate Yale College, former member Joffrey II

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Robert Cary STAGE CREDITS

[Off-Broadway]
1998
Performer

[Off-Broadway]
1995
Baby Boy Bruce

[Broadway]
Broadway Production, 1994
Ensemble/Other Roles

Jonathan Chase

Louise's Friend

Robert Cary Productions

 
[US Tour, 2019]
Author
 
[Motion Picture, 2017]
Writer & Producer
 
[Motion Picture, 2016]
Adaptor

Writing

Bookwriter
Lyricist
Bookwriter
Lyricist
Bookwriter
Lyricist

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Review Roundup: Critics Sound Off On THE BALLAD OF JOHNNY AND JUNE at La Jolla Playhouse

La Jolla Playhouse world-premiere musical, The Ballad of Johnny and June is now on stage! The new musical has book by Robert Cary (SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical) and Playhouse Director Emeritus and two-time Tony Award winner Des McAnuff (Jersey Boys, The Who’s Tommy), music and lyrics by Johnny Cash, June Carter Cash and others, directed by Des McAnuff.
Review: THE BALLAD OF JOHNNY AND JUNE at La Jolla Playhouse

The best way to open this review on the world's premiere musical “The Ballad of Johnny and June” now playing at the La Jolla Playhouse through July 7th is the same way the show starts - with the fantastic music.
Video: Murin and Grant Perform 'Jackson' from THE BALLAD OF JOHNNY AND JUNE at La Jolla

Watch Christopher Ryan Grant and Patti Murin as Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash perform 'Jackson' during previews for the world premiere musical The Ballad of Johnny and June at La Jolla Playhouse here!
Stage Adaptation of Film TAKE THE LEAD Will Have a Reading Today

Take the Lead, the new musical based on the 2006 dance film that starred Antonio Banderas, will have a private reading today in New York City. The musical will have its world premiere next year at Paper Mill Playhouse.
Video: What it's like playing Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash in The Ballad of Johnny and June

Watch as the cast and creative team of La Jolla Playhouse's world-premiere musical, The Ballad of Johnny and June talk about bringing the production to the stage.
Video: Go Inside Rehearsals for La Jolla Playhouse's THE BALLAD OF JOHNNY AND JUNE

Get a first look at rehearsals for La Jolla Playhouse's world-premiere musical The Ballad of Johnny and June, with book by Robert Cary (SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical) and Playhouse Director Emeritus and two-time Tony Award winner Des McAnuff (Jersey Boys, The Who’s Tommy), music and lyrics by Johnny Cash, June Carter Cash and others, directed by Des McAnuff.
Christopher Ryan Grant, Patti Murin & More to Lead THE BALLAD OF JOHNNY AND JUNE Premiere

La Jolla Playhouse has revealed the cast and creative team for its world-premiere musical, The Ballad of Johnny and June. See who is starring and learn how to purchase tickets.
TAKE THE LEAD World Premiere & More Set for Paper Mill Playhouse 2024-25 Season

Paper Mill Playhouse has unveiled its 2024–2025 season. See the full lineup and learn how to purchase tickets.
TAKE THE LEAD Musical Gets Developmental Workshop

A musicalized version of Take the Lead is in the works, with a developmental workshop underway this month in New York City.
Two World Premiere Musicals & More Set for La Jolla Playhouse 2024/2025 Season

La Jolla Playhouse has unveiled its 2024/2025 season, featuring two world-premiere musicals. Learn more and see how to purchase tickets!
Review: SUMMER, THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL at The Gateway

What did our critic think of SUMMER, THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL at The Gateway? Bellport's beautiful Gateway Playhouse certainly has another hit on their hands with their current offering of Summer, The Donna Summer Musical. The energetic production of the Tony nominated musical runs through July 16th and is wonderfully directed by Jenny LaRoche. You will definitely find yourself dancing in your seats as encouraged by the wonderful people who brilliantly portray the music icon.
Full Cast Set for SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL at The Gateway Playhouse

SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical begins rehearsals and will run at The Gateway Playhouse from June 16 – July 16, 2023, to continue the 74th season.
VIDEO: Watch Jessica Vosk Sing 'Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas' from GET HAPPY at Carnegie Hall

Watch Jessica Vosk perform 'Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas' from GET HAPPY: A JUDY GARLAND CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION at Carnegie Hall.
Review: Jessica Vosk GET HAPPY Gives Carnegie Hall A Merry Little Christmas

Honoring Judy Garland during her Centennial year, Jessica Vosk takes her Carnegie Hall audience Over The Moon.
Exclusive: Watch Jessica Vosk (and Andy Karl) Sing Judy Garland

On Monday, December 12, Carnegie Hall will present Get Happy: A Judy Garland Centennial Celebration featuring Broadway stars Jessica Vosk alongside Andy Karl. Watch as BroadwayWorld gives you an exclusive sneak peek of the concert in this video!
Jessica Vosk To Lead GET HAPPY: A JUDY GARLAND CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION At Carnegie Hall

On Monday, December 12 at 8:00 p.m., Carnegie Hall presents Get Happy: A Judy Garland Centennial Celebration featuring Broadway stars Jessica Vosk alongside Andy Karl. Written by Robert Cary and Jonathan Tolins, and directed by Michael Arden with Music Director Mary-Mitchell Campbell, Get Happy celebrates the life and artistry of the legendary Judy Garland.
Johnny Cash Musical Directed by Des McAnuff Will Come to Broadway

According to Page Six, Tommy Mottola is set to take the life of Johnny Cash to the Broadway stage. Mottola is the co-owner of Casablanca Records with Universal Music Group. He was the head of Sony Music Entertainment for nearly 15 years. Mottola has represented many recognizable faces including Mariah Carey, Gloria Estefan, Shakira and Jennifer Lopez.
SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL is Coming to the Kravis Center

Summer is coming to West Palm Beach at last with SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical making its premiere engagement at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts May 20-26.
Adrienne Warren, Jessica Vosk, Michael Feinstein & More to Take Part in Carnegie Hall's CONCERT FOR UKRAINE

Carnegie Hall today announced that it will bring together an all-star lineup of internationally renowned musicians for Concert for Ukraine—a benefit performance in solidarity with the Ukrainian people—on Monday, May 23 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage.
SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL to Make Dallas Premiere at Winspear Opera House

The North American Tour of SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical will make its Dallas premiere at the Winspear Opera House April 26-May 1.

Robert Cary FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Robert Cary been in?

Robert Cary has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Robert Cary been in?

Robert Cary has not appeared in the West End.

How many shows has Robert Cary written?

Robert Cary has written 3 shows including Palm Beach (Bookwriter), Flashdance The Musical (Bookwriter), Summer: The Donna Summer Musical (Bookwriter).

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