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Robert Gilbert BIO

Robert is a dual citizen raised between England and the US and continues to work between the two countries on stage (Royal Shakespeare Company, West End, Lincoln Center NY, Shakespeare In The Park) and screen. He releases music under the name Captain Backfire, writes for other artists through publishing house Notting Hill and stars in his screenwriting and directing debut 'Real Thirsty' alongside Bryan Cranston and Joely Richardson.

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Robert Gilbert STAGE CREDITS

[Off-Broadway]
American Premiere at Lincoln Center, 2019
Sam

[West End]
National Theatre World Premiere, 2017
Performer

[Off-Broadway]
Shakespeare in the Park Revival, 2017
Octavius

[Off-Broadway]
US Premiere Production, 2016
Performer

[Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Production, 2011
Peter

Aslan

Others

[Broadway]
1942
Third Officer


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SIX Producers Set Deal with Broadway Licensing for New Musicals

New musical production company Perfect Pitch and worldwide theatrical licensing house Broadway Licensing have today announced a new partnership that will see the commission, development, production and licensing of four new British musicals, as 7 existing Perfect Pitch titles join the Broadway Licensing catalogue.

BWW Review: Uganda's Intolerance For Homosexuals Tears Apart a Christian Family in Chris Urch's THE ROLLING STONE

In the second act of Chris Urch's excellent drama about a particularly ugly era of Uganda's intolerance of homosexuals, The Rolling Stone, James Udom is granted what might be considered the most challenging acting assignment to be currently witnessed on a New York stage.

Photo Flash: THE ROLLING STONE Opens at Lincoln Center Theater

Lincoln Center Theater is currently producing the American premiere of The Rolling Stone, a new play by Chris Urch, directed by Saheem Al. The show celebrated opening night on July 15, check out the photos! 

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Lincoln Center Theater's THE ROLLING STONE

Lincoln Center Theater presents the American premiere of The Rolling Stone, a new play by Chris Urch, directed by Saheem Ali, beginning previews Thursday, June 20 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). The Rolling Stone's cast of six will feature Ato Blankson-Wood, Latoya Edwards, Robert Gilbert, Myra Lucretia Taylor, Adenike Thomas, and James Udom. Opening night is Monday, July 15.

Photo Flash: First Look at Lincoln Center Theater's THE ROLLING STONE

Lincoln Center Theater will produce the American premiere of The Rolling Stone, a new play by Chris Urch, directed by Saheem Ali, beginning previews Thursday, June 20 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). The Rolling Stone's cast of six will feature Ato Blankson-Wood, Latoya Edwards, Robert Gilbert, Myra Lucretia Taylor, Adenike Thomas, and James Udom. Opening night is Monday, July 15. 

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Lincoln Center Theater's THE ROLLING STONE

LCT will soon host the American premiere of Chris Urch's THE ROLLING STONE. Previews begin Thursday, June 20 and opening night is set for Monday, July 15 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse theater. Get a sneak peek inside rehearsals below!

Lincoln Center Theater to Host the American Premiere of THE ROLLING STONE

Lincoln Center Theater will produce the American premiere of THE ROLLING STONE, a new play by Chris Urch, directed by Saheem Ali, beginning previews Thursday, June 20 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street).

Sundance Film Festival Announces 2019 'New Frontier' Lineup

Sundance Institute spotlights work at the dynamic crossroads of film, art and technology with the New Frontier selections for the 2019 Sundance Film Festival, announced today. This curated collection of cutting-edge independent and experimental media works are by creators who are pushing artistic innovation across new mediums that include VR, AR, mixed reality (MR) and AI. Programmers assembled a global slate of work from a mix of invitations and submissions to an open call for VR work earlier this year.

BWW Review: CABARET at Tipi am Kanzleramt - It's all about location, location, location!

Watching CABARET in Berlin, near the original locations of Christopher Isherwood's Book 'I Am A Camera,' gives this Kander and Ebb classic even more dramatic weight than it could possibly have in a New York or London production.  At last night's Premiere of the revival of Director/Choreographer Vincent Paterson's production showed why Mr. Paterson has been called 'The Man Behind the Throne.'  Widely imitated, but never equaled, his work in Berlin is the best reason to watch this production. 

National Theatre Announces New Casting for Upcoming Season

New casting announced for the new National Theatre season. Full cast has been announced for Brian Friel's Translations including Colin Morgan and Ciaran Hinds, part of the Travelex season with thousands of tickets available at £15. Eric Kofi Abrefa and Thalissa Teixeira join Vanessa Kirby in the cast of Julie, part of the Travelex season with thousands of tickets available at £15. Sam Mendes directs The Lehman Trilogy, a co-production with Neal Street Productions, cast includes Adam Godley, Ben Miles and Simon Russell Beale. Full casting is announced for the award winning An Octoroon by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, transferring to the National Theatre in a co-production with the Orange Tree Theatre. The NT will tour to 30 venues in 27 towns and cities across the UK and Ireland, for a total of 83 playing weeks over the next year. Rufus Norris' Macbeth to tour to 18 venues across the UK and Ireland from autumn 2018. War Horse returns to the National Theatre marking the centenary of Armistice Day.

SHORT+SWEET Announces Week 2 Lineup

Alcoholism, homelessness, love, sex, death and domestic violence - plus some well-needed laughs - all feature in this week's delicious helping of short plays at the world's biggest little play festival! From Thurs 8 Feb…

Short+Sweet Announces Week Two Lineup

Week two - with 10 short plays nightly - features Tiger, by NZ writer Robert Gilbert. Two siblings at the mercy of their dominating father. Jessica Phoebe Knox directs Paris Change and Hannah Moy in this play dedicated to survivors of DV.

Bryan Cranston-Led NETWORK Begins Tonight at the National Theatre

This autumn the National Theatre will stage the world-premiere of Network, Lee Hall's new adaptation of the Oscar-winning film by Paddy Chayefsky. Previews begin tonight 4 November for a press night 13 November and continue in the repertoire until 24 March.

National Theatre Announces Casting for MACBETH, THE GREAT WAVE, JOHN and More

Dates and casting have announced for new National Theatre season!

Cast Complete for Bryan Cranston-Led NETWORK at the National Theatre; Show to Offer On-Stage Seating!

This autumn the National Theatre will stage the world-premiere of Network, Lee Hall's new adaptation of the Oscar-winning film by Paddy Chayefsky.

Photo Flash: First Look at CONSTELLATIONS Starring Robert Gilbert and Carie Kawa at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley continues its 2017/2018 season with the regional premiere of the London and Broadway hit, Constellations.

A Drama with Infinite Possibilities: TheatreWorks presents CONSTELLATIONS

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley continues its 2017/2018 season with the regional premiere of the London and Broadway hit, Constellations. This unconventional drama explores the infinite possibilities of "boy meets girl" with intelligence, heart, and humor as it follows a charming beekeeper and a Cambridge cosmologist, nerds in love for better and for worse, and the ever-changing mystery of "what ifs."

CONSTELLATIONS Comes to TheatreWorks, 8/23-9/17

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley continues its 2017/2018 season with the regional premiere of the London and Broadway hit, Constellations. This unconventional drama explores the infinite possibilities of "boy meets girl" with intelligence, heart, and humor as it follows a charming beekeeper and a Cambridge cosmologist, nerds in love for better and for worse, and the ever-changing mystery of "what ifs."

A Drama with Infinite Possibilities: TheatreWorks presents CONSTELLATIONS

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley continues its 2017/2018 season with the regional premiere of the London and Broadway hit, Constellations. This unconventional drama explores the infinite possibilities of "boy meets girl" with intelligence, heart, and humor as it follows a charming beekeeper and a Cambridge cosmologist, nerds in love for better and for worse, and the ever-changing mystery of "what ifs."

Berkeley Rep's Tony Taccone Talks Free Speech, Art of Risk in Relation to The Public's JULIUS CAESAR

Berkeley Repertory Theatre's Artistic Director Tony Taccone has responded to the recent controversy surrounding JULIUS CAESAR at The Public Theater.

Robert Gilbert FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Robert Gilbert been in?

Robert Gilbert has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Robert Gilbert been in?

Robert Gilbert has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Robert Gilbert's first West End show?

Robert Gilbert's first West End show was Network which opened in 2017

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