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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 ... (read complete bio)
 

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 ... (read complete bio)

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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

Robert Gilbert Biography

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.




Robert Gilbert News

SIX Producers Set Deal with Broadway Licensing for New Musicals Photo SIX Producers Set Deal with Broadway Licensing for New Musicals
by Stephi Wild - Apr 7, 2021

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 Ch Photo BWW Review: Uganda's Intolerance For Homosexuals Tears Apart a Christian Family in Chris Urch's THE ROLLING STONE
by Michael Dale - Jul 23, 2019

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 Photo Photo Flash: THE ROLLING STONE Opens at Lincoln Center Theater
by Julie Musbach - Jul 16, 2019

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 Photo BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Lincoln Center Theater's THE ROLLING STONE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 12, 2019

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 Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Lincoln Center Theater's THE ROLLING STONE
by Julie Musbach - Jun 24, 2019

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 Photo Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Lincoln Center Theater's THE ROLLING STONE
by Julie Musbach - May 17, 2019

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 Photo Lincoln Center Theater to Host the American Premiere of THE ROLLING STONE
by Julie Musbach - Mar 4, 2019

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 Photo Sundance Film Festival Announces 2019 'New Frontier' Lineup
by Kaitlin Milligan - Dec 5, 2018

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, locati Photo BWW Review: CABARET at Tipi am Kanzleramt - It's all about location, location, location!
by Mark Janicello - Jul 21, 2018

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 Photo National Theatre Announces New Casting for Upcoming Season
by Stephi Wild - Feb 21, 2018

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.

Robert Gilbert Videos

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

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 12, 2019

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.

Oskar Eustis Delivers Statement Before Tonight's Performance of JULIUS CAESAR
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 12, 2017

Following news that two major sponsors, Delta Air Lines and Bank of America had pulled financial support for The Public Theater in response to their Donald Trump-Themed Shakespeare in the Park production of JULIUS CAESAR, the Public Theater has released a statement.

Delta Sponsored 2012 Guthrie Theater Season Which Featured Obama Inspired Julius Caesar
by Alan Henry - Jun 12, 2017

On Sunday night, Delta Air Lines announced that they were ending their four-year-old sponsorship agreement with the Public Theater over their current Shakespeare in the Park production of JULIUS CAESAR. The play, which is set to open at Central Park's Delacorte Theatre on Monday, depicts the Roman dictator in a way that calls to mind President Donald Trump. 

UPDATE: Delta and Bank of America Pull Public Theater Sponsorship Following Trump-Themed JULIUS CAESAR
by Matt Tamanini - Jun 11, 2017

On Sunday night, Delta Air Lines announced that they were ending their four-year-old sponsorship agreement with the Public Theater over their current Shakespeare in the Park production of JULIUS CAESAR. The play, which is set to open at Central Park's Delacorte Theatre on Monday, depicts the Roman dictator in a way that calls to mind President Donald Trump. 

BWW TV Exclusive: Watch a Scene from RSC's HENRY V; In US Theatres Starting 11/18!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 26, 2015

Beginning November 18, the Royal Shakespeare Company's acclaimed production of Shakespeare's Henry V will play in select movie houses across North America. The production, which opened to rave reviews at the RSC's home in Stratford-upon-Avon, was filmed for 'Live from Stratford-upon-Avon,' the RSC program that screens the world's greatest classical theatre company from Shakespeare's home town around the world through a continued partnership with Picturehouse Entertainment. Below, BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you an exclusive clip of the St. Crispin's Day speech- Act 4, Scene 3.

BWW TV Exclusive: Watch a Scene from RSC's THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 12, 2014

THE RSC's The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Shakespeare's early exuberant romantic comedy about friendship and betrayal, was captured live Wednesday September 3, 2014 to be screened in US Cinemas September 20 - October 20, 2014. Directed by Simon Godwin, the production stars Mark Arends (Proteus); Elliot Barnes-Worrell (Outlaw); Martin Bassindale (Speed); Pearl Chanda (Julia); Nicholas Gerard-Martin (Thurio); Robert Gilbert (Outlaw); Jonny Glynn (The Duke of Milan); Molly Gromadzki (Host/Singer); Youssef Kerkour (Sir Eglamour); Sarah MacRae (Silvia); Michael Marcus (Valentine); Roger Morlidge (Launce); Keith Osborn (Antonio); Leigh Quinn (Lucetta) and Simon Yadoo (Panthino/Outlaw). Below, BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you an exclusive clip from Act IV, Scene II. Check it out below!


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