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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 ... (read complete bio)
 

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 ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1995
Baby Boy Bruce
  [Broadway]
Broadway Production, 1994
Ensemble/Other Roles
Jonathan Chase
Louise's Friend

Productions

 
[US Tour, 2021]
Book
 
[US Tour, 2019]
Author
 
[Motion Picture, 2017]
Writer & Producer
 
[Motion Picture, 2016]
Adaptor

Writing

Bookwriter
Lyricist
Bookwriter
Lyricist
Bookwriter
Bookwriter
Lyricist

Photos

Robert Cary and daughter Photo

Robert Cary and daughter

From: 
Date:
04/24/2018
Robert Cary & Jonathan Tolins Photo

Robert Cary & Jonathan Tolins

From: 
Date:
10/16/2015
Robert Cary; Director Jonathan Tolins  Photo

Robert Cary; Director Jonathan Tolins

From: 
Date:
06/25/2013

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1995
Baby Boy Bruce

  [Broadway]
Broadway Production, 1994
Ensemble/Other Roles

Jonathan Chase

Louise's Friend

Productions

[US Tour, 2021]
Book

[US Tour, 2019]
Author

[Motion Picture, 2017]
Writer & Producer

[Motion Picture, 2016]
Adaptor

Writing
Bookwriter
Lyricist
Bookwriter
Lyricist
Bookwriter
Bookwriter
Lyricist

Robert Cary Biography

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




Robert Cary News

Johnny Cash Musical Directed by Des McAnuff Will Come to Broadway Photo Johnny Cash Musical Directed by Des McAnuff Will Come to Broadway
by Marissa Tomeo - May 7, 2022

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 Photo SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL is Coming to the Kravis Center
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2022

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 Photo Adrienne Warren, Jessica Vosk, Michael Feinstein & More to Take Part in Carnegie Hall's CONCERT FOR UKRAINE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 3, 2022

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 Photo SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL to Make Dallas Premiere at Winspear Opera House
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 20, 2022

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

SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL is Coming to Thousand Oaks Photo SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL is Coming to Thousand Oaks
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 14, 2022

The American Theatre Guild will present the North American Tour of SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical. This production is part of the BROADWAY IS BACK IN THOUSAND OAKS SERIES and will take the Bank of America Performing Arts Center stage May 12–15, 2022.

BWW Review: SUMMER - The Donna Summer Musical Brings The Diva's Story Home to Nashvil Photo BWW Review: SUMMER - The Donna Summer Musical Brings The Diva's Story Home to Nashville
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 24, 2022

And while that is one of the true musical highlights of Summer – The Donna Summer Musical, it also focuses attention on the fact that the musical itself – or, rather, its problematic book – often seems unable to figure out how to focus the spotlight on its heroine. Taking a non-linear pathway through the story of the diva’s life, Summer – The Donna Summer Musical is oftentimes confusing and sometimes perplexing, despite the fact that the musical score (attributed to Summer, Giorgio Moroder, Paul Jabara and “others” in the playbill) is wonderfully entertaining and certain to unleash a flood of memories for audience members of a certain vintage.

BWW Review: Arizona Broadway Theatre Presents FLASHDANCE Photo BWW Review: Arizona Broadway Theatre Presents FLASHDANCE
by Herbert Paine - Mar 20, 2022

The problem with FLASHDANCE THE MUSICAL is that it's not the movie. One among those films that just don't make it as stage adaptation. Arizona Broadway Theatre's production makes the point in a show that's more flat than flash. Runs through April 24th.

BWW Review: SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL at the Fisher Theatre is a Fresh Take on Photo BWW Review: SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL at the Fisher Theatre is a Fresh Take on Jukebox Musicals
by Stefani Chudnow - Mar 11, 2022

Looking for some 'hot stuff'? From now until March 20th, Summer: The Donna Summer Musical is playing at Detroit's Fisher Theatre. Summer played on Broadway throughout 2018 and later toured North America in 2019.

Tickets On Sale Now For SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL at Hippodrome Theatre Photo Tickets On Sale Now For SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL at Hippodrome Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 13, 2022

Summer is coming to Baltimore this winter with SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical, making its premiere engagement at the historic Hippodrome Theatre at the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center February 15-20, 2022 for eight performances. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at Ticketmaster.com.

SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL is Coming to the Ordway Photo SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL is Coming to the Ordway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 23, 2021

​​​​​​​ The Ordway is heating up the winter with 'Summer: The Donna Summer Musical,' on stage Dec. 28 - Jan. 2 at the downtown Saint Paul venue. The new touring production tells the astonishing story of singer, songwriter and 'Queen of Disco' Donna Summer. This will be the musical's Minnesota premiere.

Robert Cary Videos

VIDEO: Get a Sneak Peek at SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL in San Francisco VideoVIDEO: Get a Sneak Peek at SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL in San Francisco
by Stage Tube - Dec 20, 2019

The national tour of SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL, a moving tribute to the voice of a generation, is coming to the Golden Gate Theatre December 3 a?" 29, 2019. Go behind the scenes in the video!

BWW TV: Watch New Clips of Tony Nominees Ariana DeBose & LaChanze in SUMMER VideoBWW TV: Watch New Clips of Tony Nominees Ariana DeBose & LaChanze in SUMMER
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 2, 2018

The leading ladies of Summer really are hot stuff! Just yesterday, LaChanze and Ariana DeBose earned Tony nominations for their portrayals of the Queen of Disco at different stages in her life. Watch both ladies in action as they perform 'Hot Stuff' and 'MacArthur Park' with fellow Donna, Storm Lever, below!

BWW TV: This Cast is Hot Stuff! Go Inside Opening Night of SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER M VideoBWW 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 VideoBWW 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 VideoVIDEO: 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 VideoBWW 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: Workin' Hard for the Money! Watch a Preview of SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSIC VideoBWW 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!

Up Your Holiday Season Twitter Game With These A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE Gifs VideoUp Your Holiday Season Twitter Game With These A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE Gifs
by Alan Henry - Dec 18, 2017

A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE! aired last night on FOX. Below, re-live show stopping numbers and step up your holiday social media game with these gifs of the show!

VIDEO: Watch Jane Krakowski & More Show-Stopping Performances from A CHRISTMAS STORY  VideoVIDEO: Watch Jane Krakowski & More Show-Stopping Performances from A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE!
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 18, 2017

A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE! aired last night on FOX. Below, re-live show stopping numbers featuring Jane Krakowski, Chris Diamantopoulos, Ana Gasteyer an newcomer Andy Walken!

VIDEO: First Listen - Bebe Rexha Sings New Pasek & Paul Song from A CHRISTMAS STORY L VideoVIDEO: First Listen - Bebe Rexha Sings New Pasek & Paul Song from A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE!
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 13, 2017

Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX) and Warner Horizon announced today that singer/songwriter Bebe Rexha will open A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE! with a performance of the new song Count on Christmas. A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE! airs Sunday, Dec. 17 (7:00-10:00 ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX. Check out Bebe Rexha in the studio recording 'Count on Christmas'!


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).