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Calvin Brady and Jean Kauffman with Book Writer and Lyricist Robert L. Freedman Photo

Calvin Brady and Jean Kauffman with Book Writer and Lyricist Robert L. Freedman

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02/19/2019
Peggy Hickey, Erin McIntrye, James Taylor Odom, Blake Price, Colleen McLaughlin and R Photo

Peggy Hickey, Erin McIntrye, James Taylor Odom, Blake Price, Colleen McLaughlin and Robert L. Freedman

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09/19/2017
Peggy Hickey and Robert L. Freedman join Erin McIntyre, Blake Price, James Taylor Odo Photo

Peggy Hickey and Robert L. Freedman join Erin McIntyre, Blake Price, James Taylor Odom, Colleen McLaughlin and the cast-Timothy Aaron Cooper, Ashton Michael Corey, Mia Fitzgibbon, Colleen Gallagher, Brianna Gantsweg, Tyler Lenhart, Kristen Kane, Conor McG

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09/19/2017
Peggy Hickey, Robert L. Freedman and Jean Kauffman  Photo

Peggy Hickey, Robert L. Freedman and Jean Kauffman

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03/24/2016
 
Writing
Bookwriter
Lyricist
Book and Lyrics

Robert L. Freedman Awards and Nominations

 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2014 - Best Book of a Musical Gold Star
Robert L. Freedman, A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Book of a Musical Gold Star
Robert L. Freedman, A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Lyrics Gold Star
Robert L. Freedman, A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder
 
Tony Awards - 2014 - Best Book of a Musical Gold Star
Robert L. Freedman, A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder
 
Tony Awards - 2014 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Robert L. Freedman, A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder
 
- 2006 - Most promising musical theatre lyricist Gold Star
Robert L. Freedman

Robert L. Freedman News

Photos: Isabella Dawis & Tidtaya Sinutoke Receive the 2022 Fred Ebb Award Photo Photos: Isabella Dawis & Tidtaya Sinutoke Receive the 2022 Fred Ebb Award
by Jennifer Broski - May 3, 2022

The Fred Ebb Foundation in association with the Roundabout Theatre Company presented the seventeenth annual Fred Ebb Award for aspiring musical theatre songwriters to the team of Isabella Dawis & Tidtaya Sinutoke.

New Date Announced For 17th Annual Fred Ebb Award Presentation Photo New Date Announced For 17th Annual Fred Ebb Award Presentation
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 5, 2022

The award, named in honor of the late award-winning lyricist Fred Ebb, will be presented to the team of Isabella Dawis & Tidtaya Sinutoke by Heidi Blickenstaff and Julia Murney on Monday May 2nd from 6-8pm at a by-invitation-only ceremony at Bond 45. T

Possum Point Players Present A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Photo Possum Point Players Present A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER
by Stephi Wild - Mar 22, 2022

Possum Point Players welcome spring with a bright and laughter-filled look at a farcically dark subject, numerous murders. The musical comedy ‚ÄúA Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder‚ÄĚ opens Friday, April 22.

A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER to be Presented at The Lyric Stage Company of  Photo A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER to be Presented at The Lyric Stage Company of Boston
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 21, 2022

A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder with Music and Lyrics by Steven Lutvak and Book and Lyrics by Robert L. Freedman will find its way to the Lyric Stage Company of Boston after originally scheduled to open on May 15, 2020.

BWW Review: A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER at Chanticleer Photo BWW Review: A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER at Chanticleer
by Analisa Swerczek - Mar 17, 2022

With humor, music, and a little dash of murder, Monty’s journey to find love and status leads the audience on a night they won’t soon forget.

New Season Announced For Village Theatre Photo New Season Announced For Village Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Mar 16, 2022

Village Theatre is thrilled to announce its 2022‚Äď2023 Mainstage Season, a full return to five blockbuster theatre shows, live on stage in¬†Issaquah and Everett, Washington.

WaterTower Theatre Announces Cast & Creative Details for A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOV Photo WaterTower Theatre Announces Cast & Creative Details for A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 18, 2022

WaterTower Theatre Producing Artistic Director Shane Peterman and Associate Producer Elizabeth Kensek are proud to announce casting and creative details for A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, a musical comedy by Robert L. Freedman and Steven Lutvak.  

Bernadette Peters, Richard Maltby, Jr. & More to Appear at 32nd Annual Kleban Prize C Photo Bernadette Peters, Richard Maltby, Jr. & More to Appear at 32nd Annual Kleban Prize Ceremony
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 17, 2022

The Kleban Foundation will present the 32nd annual Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre in a virtual ceremony streaming online at Broadway On Demand starting Monday, February 21 at 7PM.

Recipients of 2022 Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre Announced Photo Recipients of 2022 Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 27, 2022

The Kleban Foundation is celebrating the 32nd anniversary of the annual Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre with the announcement of the 2022 prizewinners. The Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre lyricist has been awarded to César Alvarez (they/them).

17th Annual Fred Ebb Award Ceremony Postponed Photo 17th Annual Fred Ebb Award Ceremony Postponed
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 20, 2021

 The Fred Ebb Foundation has announced that their Fred Ebb Award ceremony, previously set for January 3rd, 2022 at Birdland Jazz Club, has been postponed. 

Robert L. Freedman Videos

VIDEO: Trailer for All-Asian A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER VideoVIDEO: Trailer for All-Asian A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 2, 2021

Tony Award Winner and Disney Legend Lea Salonga will make a special appearance as the host of CollaborAzian's production of A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder on July 15th, 2021. The abridged version of Robert L. Freedman and Steven Lutvak's musical is directed by Sesame Street's Alan Muraoka and features an all-Asian American cast and production team. Check out a just-released trailer!

Broadway Rewind: The D'Ysquiths Arrive on Broadway with A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE A VideoBroadway Rewind: The D'Ysquiths Arrive on Broadway with A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 22, 2020

Today we rewind to 2013, when A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder was getting ready for Broadway. The musical premiered at Hartford Stage before arriving at the Walter Kerr Theatre, where it played for 905 performances.

VIDEO: First Look at 42nd Street Moon's A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER VideoVIDEO: First Look at 42nd Street Moon's A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER
by Stage Tube - Feb 29, 2020

San Francisco's 42nd Street Moon presents its first production of 2020, the critically-acclaimed Tony Award-winning a?oeBest Musicala?? A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER. Based on a novel by Roy Horniman, A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER features a book & lyrics by Robert L. Freedman, and music & lyrics by Steven Lutvak. 42nd Street Moon's production will be directed by Daren A.C. Carollo, with music direction by Daniel Thomas and choreography by Christina Lazo. A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER runs from February 26 a?" March 15, 2020 and will perform at San Francisco's Gateway Theatre (215 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA 94111). The press opening will take place on Saturday, February 29 at 6:00 p.m. Tickets range from $31 - $72 and can be purchased through the Box Office at (415) 255-8207 or online at www.42ndstmoon.org.

VIDEO: Watch Samantha Massell and Jimmy Brewer Sing From THE FLAMINGO KID VideoVIDEO: Watch Samantha Massell and Jimmy Brewer Sing From THE FLAMINGO KID
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 23, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The Flamingo Kid at Hartford Stage! ! In this new video, watch 'Never Met A Boy Like You' sung by Samantha Massell and Jimmy Brewer.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At THE FLAMINGO KID at Hartford Stage VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At THE FLAMINGO KID at Hartford Stage
by Alan Henry - May 20, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The Flamingo Kid at Hartford Stage! Check out video from the production below!

VIDEO: Inside Rehearsal For THE FLAMINGO KID at Hartford Stage, Starring Lesli Marghe VideoVIDEO: Inside Rehearsal For THE FLAMINGO KID at Hartford Stage, Starring Lesli Margherita, Marc Kudisch And More
by Stage Tube - May 6, 2019

Hartford Stage will present The Flamingo Kid, which closes the 2018-19 season. Performances for The Flamingo Kid begin on Thursday, May 9, and run through Sunday, June 9.

VIDEO: Darko Tresnjak and More Talk THE FLAMINGO KID at Hartford Stage VideoVIDEO: Darko Tresnjak and More Talk THE FLAMINGO KID at Hartford Stage
by Alan Henry - Apr 25, 2019

In the video below watch as director Darko Tresnjak and the creative team of THE FLAMINGO KID talk about the musical, coming to Hartford Stage!

BWW TV: The Latest Lyricists- Meet the 2018 Winners of the Kleban Prize VideoBWW TV: The Latest Lyricists- Meet the 2018 Winners of the Kleban Prize
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 10, 2018

The Kleban Foundation just presented the 28th Annual Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre. Adjudication in the 2018 Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre lyricist category resulted in a tie between Alan Schmuckler and Amanda Yesnowitz, and the 2018 Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre librettist has been awarded to Christian Duhamel.

BWW TV: They've Got Poison in Their Pockets! Watch Highlights from 'GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE VideoBWW TV: They've Got Poison in Their Pockets! Watch Highlights from 'GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE' on Tour
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 16, 2017

The 2017-2018 National Tour of the Tony Award winner for Best Musical, A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder, produced by NETworks Presentations, tells the uproarious story of Monty Navarro, a distant heir to a family fortune who sets out to jump the line of succession, by any means necessary. BroadwayWorld has a first look at footage of the new company below!

STAGE TUBE: 'GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE' Tour Bids Broadway Production Farewell with Tribute of TITANIC Proportions
by Stage Tube - Jan 18, 2016

A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER, the 2014 Tony Award-winning Best Musical played its final performance on the Great White Way last night, Sunday, January 17, 2016. In honor of the production's acclaimed run, the cast of the 'GGLAM' tour took it upon themselves to send the D'Ysquith of Broadway off with a tribute of TITANIC proportions. Check it out below!


Robert L. Freedman Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Robert L. Freedman written?
Robert L. Freedman has written 2 shows including A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder (Bookwriter), The Flamingo Kid (Book and Lyrics).

What awards has Robert L. Freedman been nominated for?
Best Book of a Musical (BroadwayWorld Awards) for A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder , Outstanding Book of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder , Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder , Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder and Most promising musical theatre lyricist () for .

What awards has Robert L. Freedman won?
Best Book of a Musical (BroadwayWorld Awards) for A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder, Outstanding Book of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder, Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murderand Most promising musical theatre lyricist () for .