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Robert Horn

 
Bio:
Robert Horn has written or co-written the books for Dame Edna, Back with a Vengeance; 13 with Jason Robert Brown; Moonshine: That Hee Haw Musical, with Shane McAnally and Brandy Clark; Lone Star Love with the Red Clay Ramblers; and Dandy with composer Andreas Carlsson. Mr. Horn has also made ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Robert Horn has written or co-written the books for Dame Edna, Back with a Vengeance; 13 with Jason Robert Brown; Moonshine: That Hee Haw Musical, with Shane McAnally and Brandy Clark; Lone Star Love with the Red Clay Ramblers; and Dandy with composer Andreas Carlsson. Mr. Horn has also made ... (read complete bio)
 

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Robert Horn

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04/28/2022
Jamie de Roy, Julie Halston, John Behlmann, Robert Horn Photo

Jamie de Roy, Julie Halston, John Behlmann, Robert Horn

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02/06/2020
Robert Horn, Mike Doyle, Julie Halston, Frank DiLella, Max von Essen Photo

Robert Horn, Mike Doyle, Julie Halston, Frank DiLella, Max von Essen

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02/06/2020
Jim Caruso, Luke Hawkins, Robert Horn, Colin Hanlon, William Ivey Long, Julie Halston Photo

Jim Caruso, Luke Hawkins, Robert Horn, Colin Hanlon, William Ivey Long, Julie Halston, Max von Essen, Mike Doyle, Adam Fleming, Frank Dilella, Tony Marion, Nick Adams and Billy Stritch

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01/25/2020
 
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Robert Horn Biography

Robert Horn has written or co-written the books for Dame Edna, Back with a Vengeance; 13 with Jason Robert Brown; Moonshine: That Hee Haw Musical, with Shane McAnally and Brandy Clark; Lone Star Love with the Red Clay Ramblers; and Dandy with composer Andreas Carlsson. Mr. Horn has also made contributions to numerous large-scale live events, such as Bette Midler's 2016 Divine Intervention world tour. He has written, created, or produced such television series as "Designing Women," "Living Single," "High Society," "The Jenny Rivera Show," "Car Wash," and the Kelsey Grammer/Martin Lawrence series "Partners," to name just a few. Mr. Horn's film and teleplay credits also include Teen Beach Movie (and its sequel), Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure, Wild Life, and Good Advice.

Robert Horn Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Book of a Musical Gold Star
Robert Horn, Tootsie
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Book of a Musical Gold Star
Robert Horn, Tootsie
 
Tony Awards - 2019 - Best Book of a Musical Gold Star
Robert Horn, Tootsie

Robert Horn News

TOOTSIE and R.E.S.P.E.C.T. Added to 2022-23 Broadway Season at The Bank Of America Pe Photo TOOTSIE and R.E.S.P.E.C.T. Added to 2022-23 Broadway Season at The Bank Of America Performing Arts Center
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 20, 2022

The American Theatre Guild, the largest not-for-profit touring Broadway presenter in the nation, has announced that TOOTSIE, the laugh-out-loud comedy musical, will join the 2022-2023 Broadway in Thousand Oaks Series along with the Add-On production of R.E.S.P.E.C.T.

World Premiere of SHUCKED & More Announced for Pioneer Theatre Company 2022-2023 Seas Photo World Premiere of SHUCKED & More Announced for Pioneer Theatre Company 2022-2023 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 9, 2022

Pioneer Theatre Company, Salt Lake City's fully professional regional theatre, has announced its 2022-2023 season, which includes the world premiere of a new Broadway musical, SHUCKED; the Utah premiere of THE PROM, and more.

Acclaimed Choreographer and Multi-Award Winning Musical Director Join The Team of 13  Photo Acclaimed Choreographer and Multi-Award Winning Musical Director Join The Team of 13 THE MUSICAL at The Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center
by Stephi Wild - Jun 9, 2022

Panic! Productions, Born To Perform Studio and BarCinBoo Productions announce the addition of acclaimed choreographer Michelle Elkin and multiple award winning musical director Lloyd Cooper will join the team, along with Barry Pearl, of the popular teen musical 13.  

BWW Review: Funny But Flawed TOOTSIE Musical Adaptation Sashays Into OC's Segerstrom  Photo BWW Review: Funny But Flawed TOOTSIE Musical Adaptation Sashays Into OC's Segerstrom Center
by Michael Quintos - Jun 8, 2022

What did our critic think of Tootsie in Costa Mesa? Despite a still problematic central premise, the non-equity national tour of the stage adaptation of TOOTSIE---now playing at Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa through June 12, 2022---is, for the most part, a funny but flawed musical sprinkled with lots of funny lines, rapid-fire humor, and amusing shenanigans.

UIS Performing Arts Center Announces 2022-2023 Broadway Series Photo UIS Performing Arts Center Announces 2022-2023 Broadway Series
by Stephi Wild - Jun 3, 2022

The University of Illinois Springfield Performing Arts Center announces their 2022-2023 Broadway Series. This series features 3 national touring productions all making their Springfield premieres.

BWW Review: TOOTSIE Closes the Season at Broadway Sacramento Photo BWW Review: TOOTSIE Closes the Season at Broadway Sacramento
by Courtney Symes - May 18, 2022

Broadway Sacramento is closing out their 2022 Broadway on Tour season with the first national tour of Tootsie.  Based on the 1982 film of the same name, Tootsie features music and lyrics by David Yazbek (The Band’s Visit, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels) and a Tony Award-winning book by Robert Horn.  Rolling Stone called it “musical comedy heaven” and they’re not wrong.   Easily the funniest show of the season, Tootsie is full of one-liners, sarcastic wit, and self-deprecating humor. 

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, TOOTSIE & More Announced for Playhouse Square 2022-2023 Broad Photo JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, TOOTSIE & More Announced for Playhouse Square 2022-2023 Broadway in Akron Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 6, 2022

Playhouse Square is bringing two beloved classics, a brand-new musical and one of the most iconic and colorful shows to E.J. Thomas Hall at the University of Akron for the 2022-2023 Broadway in Akron season.

ANASTASIA, THE BOOK OF MORMON & More Announced for The Grand's 2022-2023 Broadway in  Photo ANASTASIA, THE BOOK OF MORMON & More Announced for The Grand's 2022-2023 Broadway in Wilmington Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 3, 2022

The Grand Opera House has unveiled its highly anticipated 2022-2023 Broadway in Wilmington season at The Playhouse on Rodney Square. Three Broadway shows will make their Playhouse debut this season, along with the return of three favorites, plus a holiday spectacle for the entire family.

SIX, THE LION KING, HADESTOWN & More Announced for Overture Center's 2022/23 Season Photo SIX, THE LION KING, HADESTOWN & More Announced for Overture Center's 2022/23 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 2, 2022

Fans of the performing arts can choose from seven “Broadway at Overture” titles―including four Madison premieres―and more than 30 other national and international shows, including three Cabaret performances, four National Geographic Live shows and a new musical experience, “Up Close.”

Photos: Inside POTUS' Opening Night Starry Blue Carpet Arrivals Photo Photos: Inside POTUS' Opening Night Starry Blue Carpet Arrivals
by Bruce Glikas - May 2, 2022

Selina Fillinger's new Broadway comedy POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive, officially celebrated its opening gala at the Shubert Theatre and BWW was there for the special day and you can check out photos from the blue carpet arrivals!

Robert Horn Videos

VIDEO: First Look at the National Tour of TOOTSIE in Denver VideoVIDEO: First Look at the National Tour of TOOTSIE in Denver
by Stephi Wild - Mar 8, 2022

The National Tour of Tootsie comes to the Denver Center for the Performing Arts beginning this month. Get a first look at the show in the video here!

PHOTO/VIDEO: Get A First Look At TOOTSIE On Tour VideoPHOTO/VIDEO: Get A First Look At TOOTSIE On Tour
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 28, 2021

Get a first look at the non-equity national tour of Tootsie in all new photos and videos! The cast includes Drew Becker as Michael Dorsey, Ashley Alexandra as Julie Nichols, Payton Reilly as Sandy Lester, Lukas James Miller as Max Von Horn, Jared David Michael Grant as Jeff Slater, Kathy Halenda as Rita Marshall, Steve Brustien as Stan Fields, and Adam du Plessis as Ron Carlisle.

VIDEO: On This Day, June 20 - Happy Birthday, Jason Robert Brown! VideoVIDEO: On This Day, June 20 - Happy Birthday, Jason Robert Brown!
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 20, 2019

On this day, we're celebrating the birthday of Tony Award-winning composer, lyricist, conductor, arranger, orchestrator, director and performer, Jason Robert Brown!

VIDEO: The Cast Of TOOTSIE Performs 'Unstoppable' at the 2019 TONYS VideoVIDEO: The Cast Of TOOTSIE Performs 'Unstoppable' at the 2019 TONYS
by Stage Tube - Jun 10, 2019

On the 2019 Tony Awards last night, Santino Fontana transformed from failed actor Michael to the sparkling Dorothy in the blink of an eye as he and the cast of Tootsie performed 'Unstoppable.'

Tonys TV: Best Book of a Musical, Robert Horn VideoTonys TV: Best Book of a Musical, Robert Horn
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 9, 2019

Robert Horn has won the 2019 Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical for Tootsie.

Tonys Talk: David Yazbek, Robert Horn & Scott Ellis Reveal How They Updated TOOTSIE f VideoTonys Talk: David Yazbek, Robert Horn & Scott Ellis Reveal How They Updated TOOTSIE for 2019
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jun 6, 2019

It's been almost four decades since Dorothy Michaels first won the hearts of audiences in movie theatres. A lot has changed since 1982, and David Yazbek, Robert Horn and Scott Ellis, the creators of the 11-time Tony nominated Tootsie, had a lot of work to do in reinventing the iconic character for the modern era. They rose to the occasion. 

WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Robert Horn VideoWATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Robert Horn
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 4, 2019

What does Tootsie book writer Robert Horn have to say about being a first time Tony nominee? Find out!

WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin VideoWATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 6, 2019

How did The Prom come to be? Creators Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin tell us about the journey of the Tony-nominated musical!

WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Dominique Morisseau VideoWATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Dominique Morisseau
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 22, 2019

Ain't Too Proud book writer Dominique Morisseau tells us all about what her Tony nomination means to her, how she's preparing for the Tonys, and so much more!

WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Denis Jones VideoWATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Denis Jones
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 6, 2019

Denis Jones is a Tony nominee for his choreography of Tootsie! Find out what he has to say about receiving the honor!


Robert Horn Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Robert Horn written?
Robert Horn has written 4 shows including Dame Edna: Back with a Vengeance (Additional Material), 13 (Bookwriter), 13 the Musical (Book), Tootsie (Bookwriter).

What awards has Robert Horn been nominated for?
Outstanding Book of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Tootsie Outstanding Book of a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Tootsie and Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Tootsie .

What awards has Robert Horn won?
Outstanding Book of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Tootsie Outstanding Book of a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Tootsieand Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Tootsie.