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Robert Cole

 
Bio:
Robert Cole made his Broadway producing debut in 1984 with August Wilson’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. He is the recipient of three Tony Awards. Other credits include That Championship Season (2011); A Steady Rain (Daniel Craig and Hugh Jackman); The Crucible (Liam Neeson and Laura Linney); Death ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Robert Cole made his Broadway producing debut in 1984 with August Wilson’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. He is the recipient of three Tony Awards. Other credits include That Championship Season (2011); A Steady Rain (Daniel Craig and Hugh Jackman); The Crucible (Liam Neeson and Laura Linney); Death ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2017]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2013]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2013]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1999]
General Manager
 
[Off-Broadway, 1986]
Producer

Photos

Robert Cole, Laura Cole Photo

Robert Cole, Laura Cole

From: 
Date:
04/23/2014
Robert Cole and Fred Zollo Photo

Robert Cole and Fred Zollo

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Date:
06/04/2012

 

Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 2017]
Producer

[Broadway, 2013]
Producer

[Broadway, 2013]
Producer

[Broadway, 1999]
General Manager

[Off-Broadway, 1986]
Producer

Robert Cole Biography

Robert Cole made his Broadway producing debut in 1984 with August Wilson’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. He is the recipient of three Tony Awards. Other credits include That Championship Season (2011); A Steady Rain (Daniel Craig and Hugh Jackman); The Crucible (Liam Neeson and Laura Linney); Death of a Salesman (Brian Dennehy); Angels in America; Horton Foote’s The Young Man From Atlanta; Redwood Curtain (Lanford Wilson); Elaine Stritch: At Liberty; Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll (Eric Bogosian); One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (Gary Sinise); Freak (John Leguizamo); and Emily Mann’s Having Our Say. Mr. Cole produced the film, Tape (Uma Thurman and Ethan Hawke). He and Frederick Zollo are producing partners in Grey Matter Theatre Productions.

Robert Cole Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2014 - Best Play
Robert Cole, Casa Valentina
 
Tony Awards - 2013 - Best Revival of a Play
Robert Cole, Orphans
 
Tony Awards - 2012 - Best Musical Gold Star
Robert Cole, Once
 
Tony Awards - 2002 - Best Revival of a Play
Robert Cole, The Crucible
 
Tony Awards - 2002 - Best Special Theatrical Event Gold Star
Robert Cole, Elaine Stritch at Liberty
 
Tony Awards - 1997 - Best Play
Robert Cole, The Young Man From Atlanta
 
Tony Awards - 1985 - Best Play
Robert Cole, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

Robert Cole News

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Awards 2022 Scholarships Photo Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Awards 2022 Scholarships
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 4, 2022

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe has announced that it has, for the fourth consecutive year, awarded WBTT Artist Development scholarships to deserving students.

THE BAND'S VISIT to Begin Performances in D.C. in July Photo THE BAND'S VISIT to Begin Performances in D.C. in July
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 23, 2022

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has announced that THE BAND’S VISIT, featuring music and lyrics by Tony® and Drama Desk Award®-winner David Yazbek, will be returning to Washington, D.C. from July 5–17, 2022.

CCCT Shows Off Its 'Hattitude' With The Gospel Musical CROWNS, April 15- May 15 Photo CCCT Shows Off Its 'Hattitude' With The Gospel Musical CROWNS, April 15- May 15
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 22, 2022

Contra Costa Civic Theatre concludes its live, in-person Main Stage season with the musical Crowns by Regina Taylor, adapted from the book “Crowns: Portraits of Black Women in Church Hats” by Michael Cunningham and Craig Marberry. Directed by Kimberly Ridgeway, with music direction by Branice McKenzie and choreography by Jennifer Frazier, Crowns plays for 15 performances from April 15-May 15.

NY Stage and Film Announces Mallom Liggon as New Director of the Filmmakers' Workshop Photo NY Stage and Film Announces Mallom Liggon as New Director of the Filmmakers' Workshop
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 22, 2022

New York Stage and Film will welcome Mallom Liggon as the new Director of the Filmmakers’ Workshop. NYSAF is also announcing the 9 early-career film and TV writers who have been selected to participate in the 2022 Filmmakers Workshop.

Tony Winning Best Musical THE BAND'S VISIT to Play At Segerstrom Center, March 22 To Photo Tony Winning Best Musical THE BAND'S VISIT to Play At Segerstrom Center, March 22 To April 3
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 21, 2022

Segerstrom Center for the Arts presents THE BAND'S VISIT, featuring music and lyrics by Tony and Drama Desk Award-winner David Yazbek.  It will play in Segerstrom Hall March 22 to April 3, 2022.

Tickets Go On Sale This Month For THE BAND'S VISIT At Detroit's Fisher Theatre Photo Tickets Go On Sale This Month For THE BAND'S VISIT At Detroit's Fisher Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Feb 16, 2022

Broadway In Detroit announced today that tickets for the tour of THE BAND'S VISIT, featuring music and lyrics by Tony and Drama Desk Award-winner David Yazbek, will go on sale on Friday, February 25, 2022. Starting at $35, tickets may be purchased online at Ticketmaster.com and in person at the Fisher Theatre Box Office.

THE BAND'S VISIT is Coming to the Paramount Theatre Photo THE BAND'S VISIT is Coming to the Paramount Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 15, 2022

Premera Blue Cross Broadway at The Paramount has announced that THE BAND’S VISIT, featuring music and lyrics by Tony® and Drama Desk Award®-winner David Yazbek, will be coming to The Paramount Theatre in Seattle from March 8 - 13, 2022.

THE BAND'S VISIT is Coming to Keller Auditorium This January Photo THE BAND'S VISIT is Coming to Keller Auditorium This January
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 6, 2021

Broadway in Portland has announced that THE BAND’S VISIT, featuring music and lyrics by Tony Award® and Drama Desk Award-winner David Yazbek, will be coming to Keller Auditorium in Portland from January 4 – 9, 2022.

THE BAND'S VISIT to Visit the Eccles Theatre Next March Photo THE BAND'S VISIT to Visit the Eccles Theatre Next March
by Gigi Gervais - Nov 13, 2021

Zions Bank Broadway at the Eccles announced today that the individual tickets for the tour of The Band's Visit, featuring music and lyrics by Tony and Drama Desk Award-winner David Yazbek, went  on sale Friday, November 12 at 10am.  

DPAC Announces Digital Rush Lottery For THE BAND'S VISIT Photo DPAC Announces Digital Rush Lottery For THE BAND'S VISIT
by Stephi Wild - Oct 1, 2021

DPAC has announced that beginning October 4th at 9:00 AM, a digital rush lottery will take place for THE BAND'S VISIT.  The winner of 10 Tony awards including Best Musical will premiere at DPAC October 5 – 10, as part of Truist Broadway at DPAC. 

Robert Cole Videos

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer For New Netflix Film ALL DAY AND A NIGHT VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer For New Netflix Film ALL DAY AND A NIGHT
by Stage Tube - Apr 25, 2020

The new trailer has dropped for All Day and A Night, an new film coming to Netflix!

VIDEO: Jeffrey Wright and Ashton Sanders Star in the Trailer for ALL DAY AND A NIGHT VideoVIDEO: Jeffrey Wright and Ashton Sanders Star in the Trailer for ALL DAY AND A NIGHT
by Stage Tube - Apr 21, 2020

Netflix has released the trailer for All Day and a Night, starring Jeffrey Wright and Ashton Sanders.

VIDEO: Marvel's BLACK PANTHER Coming to Digital & DVD This May VideoVIDEO: Marvel's BLACK PANTHER Coming to Digital & DVD This May
by Macon Prickett - Apr 10, 2018

Marvel Studios' “Black Panther,” the highly celebrated story of T'Challa (Chadwick Boseman), a young African prince who takes on the mantle of King and Super Hero, has thrilled and inspired generations of moviegoers around the globe. Now, fans can bring home the phenomenon, packed with light-hearted fun, pulse-pounding action and a powerful message, and watch it over and over again, Digitally in HD and 4K Ultra HD and Movies Anywhere on May 8 and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD and On-Demand on May 15. With both Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos immersive sound, 4k Ultra HD offers consumers a transformative viewing experience.

VIDEO: David Yazbek Performs A Song From THE BAND'S VISIT at TEDxBroadway VideoVIDEO: David Yazbek Performs A Song From THE BAND'S VISIT at TEDxBroadway
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 27, 2018

This afternoon at TEDxBroadway, composer David Yazbek took to the stage to perform a number from his current hit Broadway musical, The Band's Visit. Check out the video below to see David put his own spin on 'Haled's Song About Love' for an excited crowd.

VIDEO: Watch All-New BLACK PANTHER 'Good To Be King' Featurette VideoVIDEO: Watch All-New BLACK PANTHER 'Good To Be King' Featurette
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 11, 2018

Chadwick Boseman takes a look at BLACK PANTER's ascension to king and his newfound responsibilities in Good to Be King, a new, action-packed video featurette below!

VIDEO: Brand-New Look at Marvel's BLACK PANTHER VideoVIDEO: Brand-New Look at Marvel's BLACK PANTHER
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 9, 2018

Last night, during the 2018 National Championship Game, fans got a special, brand-new look at Marvel Studios' BLACK PANTHER. Tickets are now on sale and available wherever tickets are sold!

VIDEO: Teaser Trailer for Marvel Studios' BLACK PANTHER Arrives!
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 10, 2017

The brand-new teaser trailer for Marvel Studios' BLACK PANTHER is here! The film hits U.S. theaters onFebruary 16, 2018. Get a first look below!

STAGE TUBE: The Mirvish's ONCE Hosts World's Biggest Blind Date
by Sally Henry Fuller - Jun 6, 2015

In what is believed to be the world's biggest blind date, the producers of the musical ONCE in Toronto have arranged for 1,200 single people to go on blind dates on Wednesday, June 3rd at an evening performance of the Tony Award-winning musical. Below, check out this video from this event!

VIDEO: Tom Hanks Talks LUCKY GUY on MORNING JOE
by Stage Tube - May 30, 2013

LUCKY GUY Tony nominee Tom Hanks joined Tom Brokaw, Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski and Mike Barnicle on "Morning Joe" this morning to discuss the play. Check out Hanks' full 25-minute interview below!

BWW TV: Alec Baldwin, Ben Foster and Tom Sturridge Talk ORPHANS on Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 24, 2013

The Broadway production of Lyle Kessler's Orphans starring Alec Baldwin, Ben Foster andTom Sturridge and directed by Daniel Sullivan, just opened last night at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street). BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there for the festivities to chat with the cast about the show, and you can check out what they had to say below!


Robert Cole Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Robert Cole been nominated for?
Best Play (Tony Awards) for Casa Valentina , Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for Orphans , Best Musical (Tony Awards) for Once , Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for The Crucible , Best Special Theatrical Event (Tony Awards) for Elaine Stritch at Liberty Best Play (Tony Awards) for The Young Man From Atlanta and Best Play (Tony Awards) for Ma Rainey's Black Bottom .

What awards has Robert Cole won?
Best Musical (Tony Awards) for Onceand Best Special Theatrical Event (Tony Awards) for Elaine Stritch at Liberty.