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Robert Creighton

 
Birth Place:
Walkerton, Ontario, Canada
Bio:
Co-author and star of Cagney (Fred Astaire Award, Drama Desk & Outer Critics noms for Lead Actor in a Musical.) Broadway: The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Durdles), Anything Goes (Purser/Moonface), Chicago (Amos), The Little Mermaid (Chef Louis), The Lion King (Timon), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Laughing ... (read complete bio)
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Birth Place: Walkerton, Ontario, Canada

Bio:
Co-author and star of Cagney (Fred Astaire Award, Drama Desk & Outer Critics noms for Lead Actor in a Musical.) Broadway: The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Durdles), Anything Goes (Purser/Moonface), Chicago (Amos), The Little Mermaid (Chef Louis), The Lion King (Timon), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Laughing ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [US Tour]
North American Tour, 2019
Weselton [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2018
Weselton [Replacement]
Duke of Weselton
  [Off-Broadway]
Transport Group Concert Production, 2017
Performer
  [Regional (US)]
Denver Center Pre-Broadway Engagement, 2017
Duke of Weselton
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway transfer production, 2016
James Cagney
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert Revival, 2015
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2014
Performer
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company Production, 2012
Durdles
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2011
Purser
Moonface Martin (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Summer Stars Revival, 2008
Smokey
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2008
Gull
Ensemble
Scuttle (Understudy)
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 2006
Ernie Bishop
  [Broadway]
Broadway Production, 2005
Ensemble
Inventor
Goran (Understudy)
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 2004
Nicely-Nicely Johnson
  [New York]
Reading, 2004
Vilmos Langselder
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Performer
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 2001
Other Roles
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 1999
Goodman King
  [Regional (US)]
Goodspeed Revival, 1997
Og (A Leprechaun)
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1994
Performer
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1994
Performer
  [Broadway]
1940
Brother Harper

Writing

Music and Lyrics

Photos

Eda Sorokoff, Robert Creighton, Riki Kane Larimier Photo

Eda Sorokoff, Robert Creighton, Riki Kane Larimier

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Date:
03/11/2022
Robert Creighton & Riki Kane Lamier Photo

Robert Creighton & Riki Kane Lamier

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Date:
03/11/2022
Bernadette Peters, Robert Creighton, Lisa Howard, Julie Halston, and J. Harrison Ghee Photo

Bernadette Peters, Robert Creighton, Lisa Howard, Julie Halston, and J. Harrison Ghee

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Date:
02/26/2020

 

Stage

Performances
  [US Tour]
North American Tour, 2019
Weselton [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2018
Weselton [Replacement]

Duke of Weselton

  [Off-Broadway]
Transport Group Concert Production, 2017
Performer

  [Regional (US)]
Denver Center Pre-Broadway Engagement, 2017
Duke of Weselton

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway transfer production, 2016
James Cagney

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert Revival, 2015
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2014
Performer

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company Production, 2012
Durdles

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2011
Purser

Moonface Martin (Understudy)

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Summer Stars Revival, 2008
Smokey

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2008
Gull

Ensemble

Scuttle (Understudy)

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 2006
Ernie Bishop

  [Broadway]
Broadway Production, 2005
Ensemble

Inventor

Goran (Understudy)

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 2004
Nicely-Nicely Johnson

  [New York]
Reading, 2004
Vilmos Langselder

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Performer

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 2001
Other Roles

  [US Tour]
National Tour, 1999
Goodman King

  [Regional (US)]
Goodspeed Revival, 1997
Og (A Leprechaun)

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1994
Performer

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1994
Performer

  [Broadway]
1940
Brother Harper

Writing
Music and Lyrics

Robert Creighton Biography

Co-author and star of Cagney (Fred Astaire Award, Drama Desk & Outer Critics noms for Lead Actor in a Musical.) Broadway: The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Durdles), Anything Goes (Purser/Moonface), Chicago (Amos), The Little Mermaid (Chef Louis), The Lion King (Timon), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Laughing Room Only. Shakespeare in the Park's Comedy of Errors (Angelo). TV: "The Good Fight" (CBS), "The Family" (ABC), "Elementary" (CBS), "Law & Order" (NBC), "Life on Mars" (ABC). Album: Ain't We Got Fun! www.RobertCreightonNYC.com

Robert Creighton Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical
Robert Creighton, Cagney
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical
Robert Creighton, Cagney

Robert Creighton News

BROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF! Gala Featuring Julie Halston, Telly Leung, Beth Leavel & More Photo BROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF! Gala Featuring Julie Halston, Telly Leung, Beth Leavel & More Raises Record $475,000
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2022

The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation’s 12th annual Broadway Belts for PFF! raised a record $475,000 in a new hybrid format on April 29. The sold-out gala at New York City’s Edison Ballroom, live streamed for the first time, is the single largest fundraiser in the Foundation’s history.

The Mabel Mercer Foundation Presents A Centennial (Plus Two Years) Celebration Of Mis Photo The Mabel Mercer Foundation Presents A Centennial (Plus Two Years) Celebration Of Miss Peggy Lee
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 20, 2022

Two pandemic postponements couldn't thwart The Mabel Mercer Foundation's centennial love letter to one of the world's preeminent singer/composer/lyricists of the twentieth century. It finally takes stage - twenty-four months later -- at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 3, at Carnegie's Weill Recital Hall: 'I Like Men' - Celebrating 102 Years of Miss Peggy Lee.

Telly Leung, Arielle Jacobs & Derrick Davis Join BROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF! Photo Telly Leung, Arielle Jacobs & Derrick Davis Join BROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 19, 2022

Derrick Davis (The Phantom of the Opera, The Lion King, Carousel, Film's A Christmas Story, Can a Song Save Your Life), Arielle Jacobs (Aladdin, Wicked, Between the Lines, and In the Heights) and Telly Leung (Aladdin, Rent, TV's Glee, and Allegiance) will join the star-studded cast featuring previously announced performers.

Telly Leung, Arielle Jacobs, and More Join BROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF Photo Telly Leung, Arielle Jacobs, and More Join BROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF
by Stephi Wild - Apr 19, 2022

Arielle Jacobs and Telly Leung have been added to the lineup for the 12th annual Broadway Belts for PFF!, an unforgettable evening of entertainment featuring some of Broadway's hottest stars.

Beth Leavel, Lillias White, and More Announced for BROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF Photo Beth Leavel, Lillias White, and More Announced for BROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 23, 2022

Tony Award-winning actress and comedienne Julie Halston (Sex and the City, Gossip Girl, Tootsie) will emcee the 12th annual Broadway Belts for PFF!, an unforgettable evening of entertainment featuring some of Broadway's hottest stars. This year's hybrid event will take place live at New York City's Edison Ballroom and virtually on Friday evening, April 29, 2022. The event is the single largest fundraiser for the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF).

Photos: Lee Roy Reams Brings GOODBYE KENTUCKY! HELLO BROADWAY to Feinstein's/54 Below Photo Photos: Lee Roy Reams Brings GOODBYE KENTUCKY! HELLO BROADWAY to Feinstein's/54 Below
by Stephen Sorokoff - Mar 11, 2022

There isn’t a doubt in my mind that Lee Roy Reams is a National Treasure. Even if he didn’t sing and dance (which he does) one could sit and listen to  him tell stories. But, last night, he opened a brand new show titled LEE  ROY REAMS: GOODBYE, KENTUCKY! HELLO, BROADWAY! and it is funny, moving, informative, emotional, celebratory and reflective.

TOP OF THE WORLD - The James Cagney Musical to Have Invitation-Only Workshop Photo TOP OF THE WORLD - The James Cagney Musical to Have Invitation-Only Workshop
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 2, 2021

Top Of The World, The James Cagney Musical will arrive in London’s West End in a by-invitation-only workshop presentation December 9 and 10. It is produced by Riki Kane Larimer and Kate Edelman Johnson.

Walt Disney World's EPCOT Reveals Lineup For Upcoming Disney on Broadway Concert Seri Photo Walt Disney World's EPCOT Reveals Lineup For Upcoming Disney on Broadway Concert Series
by Gigi Gervais - Nov 21, 2021

Walt Disney World has just announced the Disney on Broadway concert series lineup. The series is one of the many festivities guests can experience at the 2022 EPCOT International Festival of the Arts. The star-studded event will include guests from several Disney on Broadway shows including Aladdin, Beauty & the Beast and Mary Poppins.

BWW Review: The Glorious FROZEN at the Eccles Theater Brings Broadway Back to Utah Photo BWW Review: The Glorious FROZEN at the Eccles Theater Brings Broadway Back to Utah
by Tyler Hinton - Oct 28, 2021

The national tour of Disney’s FROZEN, which was originally scheduled to play at the Eccles Theater in April 2020, has finally made its bow more than a year and a half later.  And what a glorious way to welcome Broadway back to Salt Lake City! 

Review Roundup: FROZEN National Tour Returns to the Stage; What Are The Critics Sayin Photo Review Roundup: FROZEN National Tour Returns to the Stage; What Are The Critics Saying?
by Review Roundups - Oct 13, 2021

The national tour of Frozen is back on the road! Find out what the critics thought of the stops so far...

Robert Creighton Videos

VIDEO: FROZEN National Tour Cast Sings 'For the First Time in Forever' in Rehearsals VideoVIDEO: FROZEN National Tour Cast Sings 'For the First Time in Forever' in Rehearsals
by Stage Tube - Aug 20, 2021

For the first time in forever, the cast of Frozen reunited in the rehearsal room! Disney Theatrical Productions, under the direction of Thomas Schumacher, has just released a new celebratory video of the Frozen North American tour company in rehearsal, for the first time since the shutdown. 

VIDEO: Watch Lesli Margherita, Brad Oscar, Patti LuPone & More in THE MUSICAL OF MUSI VideoVIDEO: Watch Lesli Margherita, Brad Oscar, Patti LuPone & More in THE MUSICAL OF MUSICALS (THE MUSICAL!)...and More!
by Stage Tube - Apr 19, 2021

Just last night, The York Theatre Company presented an All-Singing, All-Talking, All-Virtual special benefit presentation of the Off-Broadway hit THE MUSICAL OF MUSICALS (THE MUSICAL!)...and More!, available to view on demand through April 21, 2021.

VIDEO: FROZEN Ushers Create Love Letter to the Show VideoVIDEO: FROZEN Ushers Create Love Letter to the Show
by Stage Tube - May 16, 2020

As BroadwayWorld previously announced, Frozen will not be re-opening when Broadway returns from its shutdown. In honor of the show, the ushers at the St. James Theatre created a video, set to Let It Go.

VIDEO: See FROZEN's McKenzie Kurtz and Ciara Renee Perform the Television Debut of 'I VideoVIDEO: See FROZEN's McKenzie Kurtz and Ciara Renee Perform the Television Debut of 'I Can't Lose You'
by Stage Tube - Feb 21, 2020

On Friday's episode of Live with Kelly and Ryan, Frozen on Broadway's new Anna and Elsa,  McKenzie Kurtz and Ciara Renée, performed the television debut of 'I Can't Lose You.' 

Photo/Video: Get A First Look At The Broadway-Bound CAGNEY at Pioneer Theatre Company VideoPhoto/Video: Get A First Look At The Broadway-Bound CAGNEY at Pioneer Theatre Company
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 19, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the Broadway-bound production of Cagney, based on the life of Academy Award¬ģ winner James Cagney, launches Pioneer Theatre Company's (Artistic Director, Karen Azenberg & Managing Director, Chris Massimine) season this Fall. Opening Friday, September 20, the limited engagement runs ¬†through October 5. Tickets are available as part of a season subscription package by calling (801) 581-6961 or by visiting pioneertheatre.org.

VIDEO: FROZEN's First Female Olaf, Ryann Redmond, Gets a Surprise from Josh Gad VideoVIDEO: FROZEN's First Female Olaf, Ryann Redmond, Gets a Surprise from Josh Gad
by Stage Tube - Feb 20, 2019

Ryann Redmond is the first woman to play Olaf in Disney's Frozen - The Musical! She sits down with ABC's Will Ganss and shares her inspiring message for young women, gives a backstage look at her journey to Arendelle, and even receives a surprise from Josh Gad!

BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Cools Down with the Cast of FROZEN! VideoBWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Cools Down with the Cast of FROZEN!
by Ben Cameron - Nov 13, 2018

Cast members from the Disney mega hit Frozen stopped by Broadway Sessions recently to show us just how hot Frozen can be! Enjoy highlights from these extremely talented performers, including, Robert Creighton, Ayla Schwartz, Ross Lekites, Ben Bogen, Zach Hess and more!

VIDEO: FROZEN's Creative Team Talks the Technology That Brought the Show From Screen  VideoVIDEO: FROZEN's Creative Team Talks the Technology That Brought the Show From Screen to Stage
by Stage Tube - Jun 9, 2018

Adapting a movie as magical as Frozen for the stage was not an easy feat, according to its creative team. Yahoo recently did an in-depth exploration of the technology that went into bringing this story from screen to stage. Watch the full video below!

VIDEO: Caissie Levy Blows the Storm and the Crowds Away on THE VIEW VideoVIDEO: Caissie Levy Blows the Storm and the Crowds Away on THE VIEW
by Stage Tube - May 31, 2018

Caissie Levy is letting the storm rage on nightly in the iconic role of Elsa in Disney's Frozen. She recently stopped by THE VIEW to give TV audiences a peek inside the ice castle with the Oscar winning-anthem 'Let It Go'. Watch below!

VIDEO: FROZEN Celebrates Cast Album Release With 'Let It Go' Music Video VideoVIDEO: FROZEN Celebrates Cast Album Release With 'Let It Go' Music Video
by Stage Tube - May 11, 2018

To celebrate the debut of the Frozen Original Broadway Cast Recording, the show has just released a brand new, behind-the-scenes music video of its best known song and Act I closer, "Let It Go." This is the first time that the Broadway version of the song, and Caissie Levy's (Elsa) thrilling vocal performance, have been heard outside of the St. James Theatre. The video takes the viewer into the recording studio with Levy and into the backstage and onstage worlds of the cast of the Broadway production of Frozen. "Let It Go" won the Academy Award¬ģ in 2014 for Best Original Song.


Robert Creighton Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Robert Creighton been in?
Robert Creighton has appeared on Broadway in 7 shows.

How many West End shows has Robert Creighton been in?
Robert Creighton has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Robert Creighton been nominated for?
Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Cagney and Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Cagney .

How many shows has Robert Creighton written?
Robert Creighton has written 1 shows including Cagney (Music and Lyrics).