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Robert Hooks

 
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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1967
Clem
  [Broadway]
1966
Razz

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1967
Clem

  [Broadway]
1966
Razz


Robert Hooks Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1968 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Robert Hooks, Hallelujah, Baby!
 
Theatre World Awards - 1966 - Performance Gold Star
Robert Hooks, Where's Daddy?
 
Theatre World Awards - 1966 - Performance Gold Star
Robert HooksDay of Absence

Robert Hooks News

Britton & The Sting, Irene Gandy and More Complete the Lineup for TEDxBroadway TEN Photo Britton & The Sting, Irene Gandy and More Complete the Lineup for TEDxBroadway TEN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 2, 2022

 The TEDxBroadway TEN stage is now set as organizers today revealed the final speakers rounding out the complete lineup for the milestone event being held Tuesday, May 17 at 1pm Eastern. 

The Negro Ensemble & Penn Live Arts Set New Residency For 2022-23 Season Photo The Negro Ensemble & Penn Live Arts Set New Residency For 2022-23 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 15, 2022

Penn Live Arts (PLA) and the Tony and Obie Award-winning Negro Ensemble Company (NEC) have announced a new residency that brings together one of the most important Black theatre producers in the United States and the University of Pennsylvania's nexus of the performing arts, two legacy organizations that share a mission of advancing innovative, contemporary theatre.

Fred Gallo, Irene Gandy, Beverly Jenkins & New Federal Theatre Will Receive 2020 Tony Photo Fred Gallo, Irene Gandy, Beverly Jenkins & New Federal Theatre Will Receive 2020 Tony Honors
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 4, 2021

The Tony Awards Administration Committee has announced that they will present the 2020 Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre to four outstanding contributors to the Broadway industry - Fred Gallo, President of PRG Scenic Technologies; Broadway press agent Irene Gandy; stage manager Beverly Jenkins and New Federal Theatre, Woodie King, Jr. Founder.

Virtual Theatre This Week: June 14-20, 2021- with Rita Moreno, Kerry Butler, and More Photo Virtual Theatre This Week: June 14-20, 2021- with Rita Moreno, Kerry Butler, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 14, 2021

This week (June 14-20) in live streaming: Rita Moreno visits Backstage Live, Show of Titles on demand, a Kerry Butler master class, a Guys and Dolls reunion, and so much more!

Winners Announced For 2020 AUDELCO Awards Photo Winners Announced For 2020 AUDELCO Awards
by Stephi Wild - Dec 4, 2020

The 48th¬†Annual Vivian Robinson AUDELCO Awards occurred virtually on Monday, November 30, 2020 at 7pm hosted by Roger Guenveur Smith, the AUDELCO award winning actor, best known for his ‚ÄúThe Huey P. Newton Story‚ÄĚ and as Smiley in Spike Lee‚Äôs ‚ÄúDo the Right Thing‚ÄĚ! and LaChanze, AUDELCO award winner for ‚ÄúThe Secret Life of Bees‚ÄĚ and 2006 Tony award winner for ‚ÄúThe Color Purple‚ÄĚ.¬†

2020 AUDELCO Nominations Announced Photo 2020 AUDELCO Nominations Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 23, 2020

The 48th Annual Vivian Robinson AUDELCO Awards will occur virtually on Monday, November 30, 2020 at 7pm and will be hosted by Roger Guenveur Smith, the AUDELCO award winning actor, best known for his 'The Huey P. Newton Story' and as Smiley in Spike Lee's 'Do the Right Thing'!

Felix Hernandez, G. Keith Alexander and More Team Up for 50 YEARS IN THE GROOVE, Salu Photo Felix Hernandez, G. Keith Alexander and More Team Up for 50 YEARS IN THE GROOVE, Salute to New Federal Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 6, 2020

Two of New York's most beloved radio hosts, Felix Hernandez (WBGO's Rhythm Revue Dance Party) and G. Keith Alexander (WBLS from 1973-2017), are teaming up November 14, 2020 for '50 Years In The Groove,' a Rhythm Revue salute to Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre (NFT).

BWW Exclusive: Karen Brown, Artistic Director of The Negro Ensemble Company, Inc - 'W Photo BWW Exclusive: Karen Brown, Artistic Director of The Negro Ensemble Company, Inc - 'We See You, and We are Angry'
by BWW Features - Jun 19, 2020

Karen Brown, Artistic Director of The Negro Ensemble Company, Inc. has penned an article exclusively for BroadwayWorld, discussing the current movement, 'Dear White American Theater,' and more. 

Casting Announced for Congo Square Theatre Company's DAY OF ABSENCE Photo Casting Announced for Congo Square Theatre Company's DAY OF ABSENCE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 13, 2020

Congo Square Theatre Company, well known for its powerful portrayal of African American classics and gripping new works, commemorates its 20th Anniversary season with a rare production of the 1965 satirical fantasy Day of Absence at the Richard Christiansen Theatre (housed inside Victory Gardens Biograph Theatre, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave.), February 27-March 22, 2020. The official opening night is Monday, March 2 at 7:30 p.m.

Charles Weldon, Artistic Director Of Negro Ensemble Company, Dies At 78 Photo Charles Weldon, Artistic Director Of Negro Ensemble Company, Dies At 78
by Julie Musbach - Dec 14, 2018

Actor/Director Charles Weldon, who was Artistic Director of The Negro Ensemble Company (NEC) since 2005, died December 7 at Mt. Sinai Hospital, NYC. He was 78.


Robert Hooks Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Robert Hooks been in?
Robert Hooks has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

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

What awards has Robert Hooks been nominated for?
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Hallelujah, Baby! Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Where's Daddy? and Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Day of Absence .

What awards has Robert Hooks won?
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Where's Daddy?and Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Day of Absence.