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Robert E. Wankel is the President and Co-CEO of the Shubert Organization.

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Robert E. Wankel Awards and Nominations

Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Musical

Robert E. WankelSchool of Rock

Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Musical

Robert E. WankelBright Star

Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Play

Robert E. WankelThe Humans

Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Play

Robert E. WankelKing Charles III

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BROADWAY BETS Will Return This June

All bets are off when Broadway fans, industry luminaries and stars alike shuffle up and try their luck as Broadway Bets, Broadway's official game night, returns Monday, June 3, 2024.

Kristin Caskey Elected as Chair of the Board at The Broadway League

Kristin Caskey, Executive Vice President, Content and Creative at Ambassador Theatre Group, has been elected Chair of the Board of The Broadway League. Learn more about Casey here!

David Rockwell, Brian Anthony Moreland & More to be Honored at Theatre Communications Group Gala

Theatre Communications Group's 2024 TCG Gala: Our Stories will honor ​architect and designer David Rockwell, Broadway producer Brian Anthony Moreland, director Schele Williams, and The Shubert Foundation.

Encore Hosts Annual ENCORE OVATION: A CELEBRATION OF AGING THROUGH ART

Celebrities honored at Encore Ovation: A Celebration of Aging Through Art. Encore Community Services recognizes Broadway stars at Theater District event to support successful aging.

Photos: CHICAGO Receives Plaque at the Ambassadors Theatre For 27th Anniversary

On November 14, Bob Wankel of the Shubert Organization presented Barry & Fran Weissler with a plaque outside the Ambassador Theatre commemorating the show’s legacy on Broadway. BroadwayWorld was there for the unveiling. Check out photos here!

Ariana DeBose, Cody Renard Richard & More Join Broadway Cares Board of Trustees

Discover the latest news as Ariana DeBose, Cody Renard Richard, and other prominent Broadway stars are appointed to the Broadway Cares Board of Trustees. Learn more about their roles and what this means for the organization's future.

COMPANY is Coming to Philadelphia's Forrest Theatre for Limited Engagement

The Kimmel Cultural Campus and The Shubert Organization will present the thrilling Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim's and George Furth's COMPANY, at the Forrest Theatre.

Photos: Inside EL MAGO POP's Opening Night Party

El Mago Pop, the eponymous Broadway show from Antonio Díaz, “El Mago Pop,” opened on Broadway on Sunday, August 20th at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre. Check out photos from opening night party here!

The Shubert Foundation Grants $37.9M in Annual Awards

Discover how The Shubert Foundation is making waves in the arts community with their record-breaking $37.9M in annual awards. This article highlights their commitment to celebrating excellence in the arts and supporting artists, bringing attention to the unprecedented level of funding they are providing.

The Shubert Organization Names Members of 2023 Internship Program

The Shubert Organization has chosen six aspiring theatre professionals for its second Shubert Organization Internship Program cohort, beginning July 10.

Anna Pitera DeVito Named Head of Shubert Organization's New Production Marketing Department

Anna Pitera DeVito, currently the Marketing Director for Broadway hits Some Like It Hot and A Doll’s House, will join Shubert in-house to helm a newly created Production Marketing department.

Photo Exclusive: PRIMA FACIE Star Jodie Comer Gets Her Very Own Sardi's Caricature!

This afternoon, Jodie Comer, the Tony-nominated star of the one-woman drama Prima Facie, stopped by Sardi's for her official portrait unveiling! See exclusive photos from inside the celebration!

Photos: Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick, and More Celebrate Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman's Sardi's Caricature Unveiling

Wednesday afternoon, May 24th, at the iconic theatre district’s Sardi’s, the Tony-nominated songwriting team of Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman were honored with original portraits as they join the legendary walls full of their esteemed peers. Check out our photos from the event here!

Photos: On the Red Carpet for the 2023 Outer Critics Circle Awards

The Outer Critics Circle awards ceremony took place on Thursday, May 25 at 3:00PM in the Bruno Walter Auditorium at Lincoln Center’s New York Public Library for The Performing Arts (111 Amsterdam Avenue, NYC), and BroadwayWorld was there to capture the event. Check out photos from the red carpet here!

Photos: Mike Myers, Anthony Rapp & More Take Part in Broadway Bets

Check out photos from Broadway Bets, Broadway’s official poker tournament!

Feature: The VIPs Behind the Curtain! A VIP Reception at the Drama League Awards

On Friday, May 19, 2023, one hour before the Drama League Awards, Board President Bonnie Comley, Kirk Iwanowski, Mary Jain, and the Board Hosted a VIP Reception at the Drama League Awards right next to the Ziegfeld Ballroom.

Photos: Stars From SOME LIKE IT HOT, INTO THE WOODS And More Hit The Red Carpet At The 2023 Drama League Awards

The event boasted a star-studded red carpet crowd featuring stars of the Broadway season and beyond, including Jessica Chastain, Ana Uzele, Montego Glover, Patina Miller, Sara Bareilles, Alex Newell, Micaela Diamond, J. Harrison Ghee and more! See photos from the event here!

Photos: Stars From SHUCKED, SWEENEY TODD, PARADE And More Hit The Red Carpet At The 2023 Drama League Awards

The 2023 Drama League Awards welcomes stars of the Broadway season and beyond, including Josh Groban, Annaleigh Ashford, Ben Platt, Phillipa Soo, NaTasha Yvette Williams and more! See photos from the event!

Ramin Karimloo, Anthony Rapp, Aaron Tveit & More to Join BROADWAY BETS

A royal flush of Broadway favorites will raise the stakes when Broadway Bets, Broadway’s official poker tournament, returns this Monday, May 22, 2023.

SOME LIKE IT HOT to Launch North American Tour in Fall 2024

Some Like It Hot will launch a North American Tour in Fall 2024. Some Like It Hot is currently playing Broadway’s legendary Shubert Theatre. Learn more about Some Like It Hot!

Robert E. Wankel FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Robert E. Wankel has been nominated for several awards. Some of his nominations include Best Musical (Tony Awards) for School of Rock and Bright Star, as well as Best Play (Tony Awards) for The Humans and King Charles III.

Robert E. Wankel has won the Best Play award at the Tony Awards for the show "The Humans".

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