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Robert has been seen on Broadway in Memphis: The Musical, Cinderella, Nice Work If You Can Get It, Motown: The Musical, and the Tony Award Winning Revival of Hello, Dolly! starring Bette Midler. He has been seen nationally and internationally on the tours of Dreamgirls and Motown: The Musical. Regionally he has played roles at The Muny, Sacramento Music Circus, Fulton Opera House, North Carolina Theatre, and Music Theatre Wichita. As a Director/Choreographer he has worked at Pace University, Music Theatre Wichita, Naples PAC, Pioneer Theatre Guild, and The University of Michigan. Robert is the Founder and Artistic Director of The Broadway Collective and creator of Broadway's online academy Hello Broadway. Robert is also a member of The Broadway Inspirational Voices. He is an honors graduate of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts and the University of Michigan's Musical Theatre Department.

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Robert Hartwell STAGE CREDITS

[Off-Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company One-Night-Only Benefit, 2018
Ensemble

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2017
Ensemble

[US Tour]
Second US National Tour, 2017
Ensemble [Replacement]

[Broadway]
Broadway Return Engagement, 2016
Ensemble

[US Tour]
US National Tour, 2014
Ensemble

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2013
Ensemble

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2012
Performer

[US Tour]
Touring Revival, 2009
Ensemble

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2009
Ensemble [Replacement]

Del Ray (Understudy) [Replacement]

Bobby (Understudy) [Replacement]

Gator (Understudy) [Replacement]

Robert Hartwell Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2020]
Associate Director

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Everything Coming to Max in June

Stream The Debuts Of Season Two Of HBO Original Drama Series “House of the Dragon”; HBO Original Comedy Series “Fantasmas”; Max Original Comedy Special “Hannah Einbinder: Everything Must Go”; HBO Original Documentaries “Ren Faire” And “Stevie Van Zandt: Disciple”; And Original Film “Am I OK?”
Feature: CENTRAL ARKANSAS SHOOTING STARS: HIGH SCHOOL

Isabella Nguyen and Bee Golleher have so much experience, and when they hit the stage, they command your attention. That also holds true for behind the scenes as well. So, whatever they choose to do, I know they will make an amazing mark in their worlds.
San Francisco Opera's 101st Season Continues With The 2024 Summer Season May 30-June 30

San Francisco Opera's 101st season continues May 30–June 30 at the War Memorial Opera House with the highly anticipated American premiere of Kaija Saariaho's final opera, INNOCENCE, along with Mozart's THE MAGIC FLUTE (DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE) and Handel's PARTENOPE, presented in award-winning productions.
Last Chance to Vote for the BWW Raleigh Awards; Voting Ends 12/31

It's the final week left to vote for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Raleigh Awards! Voting ends on 12/31 at midnight. Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
2 Weeks to Vote for the BWW Raleigh Awards; DISASTER!, WEDDING DAY WORRIES, Studio 1 Burlington & More Lead!

There's just two weeks left to vote and we have the latest standings as of Monday, December 18th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Raleigh Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
BroadwayWorld Raleigh Awards; DISASTER!, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Studio 1 Burlington & More Lead!

It's the final 3 weeks and we have the latest standings as of Monday, December 11th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Raleigh Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
BroadwayWorld Raleigh Awards December 5th Standings; DISASTER! Leads Best Musical!

It's December, and the first standings of the month have been announced as of Tuesday, December 5th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Raleigh Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
Latest Standings Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld Raleigh Awards; A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Leads Best Play!

Happy Holidays! The latest wave of standings have been announced as of Monday, November 27th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Raleigh Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
San Francisco Opera's BOHEME OUT OF THE BOX is Coming to the South Bay at the Los Gatos Library

San Francisco Opera is taking opera out of the Opera House and to outdoor locations throughout the Bay Area each weekend through April 2.
Photos: The Stars Walk the Red Carpet at Opening Night of KIMBERLY AKIMBO

Check out photos of the stars arriving on the red carpet at Kimberly Akimbo! Kimberly Akimbo celebrated its opening night at the Booth Theatre last night and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big celebration of this great musical adventure!
San Francisco Opera to Present New Production of Verdi's LA TRAVIATA Beginning in November

San Francisco Opera presents Giuseppe Verdi's La Traviata conducted by Caroline H. Hume Music Director Eun Sun Kim in a new staging by director Shawna Lucey. This new vision of a beloved classic, the first new production of La Traviata to be built by the Company in 35 years, will open on November 11 simultaneously at the War Memorial Opera House and on the videoboard at Oracle Park in a free Opera at the Ballpark simulcast.
Review: SISTER ACT At Raleigh Memorial Auditorium At The Duke Energy Center

What did our critic think of SISTER ACT at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium At The Duke Energy Center? Tour de force cast takes you to church in a fun comedic wild ride of a musical - Sister Act.
North Carolina Theatre Announces Full Cast Creative Team For SISTER ACT

North Carolina Theatre, the region's premiere nonprofit professional regional theatre, has announced the full cast and creative team for Sister Act, directed and choreographed by Robert Hartwell. Performances will run from October 11- October 16 at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Raleigh. “NCT is delighted to be producing this joyful romp of a musical. 
Interview: Bryan-Keyth Wilson of FOR COLORED BOYZ

After much recognition, including a festival finalist and selection for a prestigious showcase, For Colored Boyz on the verge of a nervous breakdown when freedom ain't enuff is making its World/ Regional Premiere. Written, directed, and choreographed by Bryan-Keyth Wilson, this choreopoem dives deep into the lived experience of five men of color and the challenges of a racist and oppressive society.
Photos: TROUBLE IN MIND Opens On Broadway!

Just last night, Roundabout Theatre Company's Broadway premiere of Trouble in Mind opened on Broadway. Trouble in Mind is led by LaChanze as 'Wiletta Mayer,' with Michael Zegen as 'Al Manners,' Chuck Cooper as 'Sheldon Forrester,' Danielle Campbell as 'Judy Sears,' Jessica Frances Dukes as 'Millie Davis,' Brandon Micheal Hall as 'John Nevins,' Simon Jones as 'Henry,' Alex Mickiewicz as 'Eddie Fenton,' and Don Stephenson as 'Bill O'Wray.'
Photos: Broadway Gathers to Celebrate Launch of WHEN THE LIGHTS ARE BRIGHT AGAIN Book

Just last night, the best of Broadway gathered at Haswell Green’s to celebrate the publication of When The Lights Are Bright Again. The new book was released by Applause Theatre & Cinema Books and is now available.
New Book Spotlighting the Theater Shutdown WHEN THE LIGHTS ARE BRIGHT AGAIN Available Today

When The Lights Are Bright Again, the new book created by Andrew Norlen spotlighting the 2020-2021 theater shutdown, is available today in hardcover and digital formats wherever books are sold.
San Francisco Opera's Department Of Diversity, Equity And Community Offers Interactive Conversations About Giuseppe Verdi in October

San Francisco Opera's Department of Diversity, Equity and Community (DEC) has announced new Opera Aficionado online discussions in October focused on the life and work of Italian opera composer Giuseppe Verdi.
Broadway's Robert Hartwell Signs On for Discovery+ Home Renovation Series TAKING BACK THE HOUSE

Robert Hartwell, founder of Broadway Collective, is teaming up with Discovery+ on a new home renovation series, Taking Back The House.
The Fulton Theatre Announces Schedule and Creative Teams for STORIES OF DIVERISTY Playwriting Festival

The Fulton Theatre has announced the schedule of its inaugural in person playwriting festival. “Stories of Diversity,” July 16 – July 18, 2021. The festival will feature three distinct and diverse plays that will engage the Lancaster community in much needed conversation.

Robert Hartwell FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Robert Hartwell been in?

Robert Hartwell has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Robert Hartwell been in?

Robert Hartwell has not appeared in the West End.

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