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Robert McQueen

 
Bio:
Bio for Robert McQueen Director, dramaturge and teacher, Robert McQueen, has worked across the United States, Canada and internationally. Theatre production includes FALSETTOS and CAROLINE, OR CHANGE, for which Robert was nominated in the Outstanding Direction of a Play or Musical ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Bio for Robert McQueen Director, dramaturge and teacher, Robert McQueen, has worked across the United States, Canada and internationally. Theatre production includes FALSETTOS and CAROLINE, OR CHANGE, for which Robert was nominated in the Outstanding Direction of a Play or Musical ... (read complete bio)

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[Broadway, 2001]
Associate Director

Robert McQueen Biography

Bio for Robert McQueen

Director, dramaturge and teacher, Robert McQueen, has worked across the United States,
Canada and internationally.

Theatre production includes FALSETTOS and CAROLINE, OR CHANGE, for which Robert was nominated in the Outstanding Direction of a Play or Musical category at Toronto’s Dora Mavor Moore awards as well as productions of Adam Guettel’s THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA and Strauss’s final operatic composition CAPRICCIO which he directed for Pacific Opera, Victoria.

Internationally, Robert’s latest work includes direction and dramaturgy of the a new
music theatre piece entitled WHERE ELEPHANTS WEEP, which had it’s world
premiere at the Chenla Theatre, Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Along with an orchestra
comprised of Cambodian traditional and contemporary musicians, this production
brought together a company of actors, singers and dancers from Cambodia and North
America. The material was developed and rehearsed both in Phnom Penh and New York
City. The production was filmed by the Cambodian Television Network and was aired to
2 million viewers nation wide in that country.
In 2009 Robert directed a Tokyo based creative team and acting company in a Japanese
language production of the Rogers and Hammerstein musical CAROUSEL at the Galaxy
Theatre in Tokyo.

Recent opera productions include Vancouver Opera’s THE MAGIC FLUTE for which
Robert served as director and dramaturge as well as creating the libretto adaptation. The
project, developed over a three year period, was a collaboration between a 15 member
creative team of Canadian Aboriginal and non-Native visual artists and theatre makers.
This production will be remounted by Vancouver Opera in their 2013 season,
Additional opera production: LA BOHEME for the Canadian Opera Company,
TURANDOT and IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA for Arizona Opera as well as Associate
Direction on FAUST for Cincinnati Opera.

In the commercial theatre Robert was the Associate Director for the Broadway and
national touring productions of MAMMA MIA and recently directed the Mexico City
Sao Paulo and Buenos Aires productions. Additionally, he was Associate to Harold Prince for the national tour of SHOWBOAT.

Regionally, in North America, Robert’s directing assignments have included productions
of: I AM MY OWN WIFE, AS YOU LIKE IT, THE CRADLE WILL ROCK, HAIR
and PAL JOEY.

As a dramaturge Robert has worked on the development of new musicals and operas in both Canada and the US for companies including The O’Neill Centre, Vancouver Opera and the Canadian Opera.
At the invitation of the NGO Cambodian Living Arts Robert returned last Fall to Phnom Penh to lead a workshop in the development of a new production of the traditional performance discipline called Lakhon Yike. This past July , Robert led a developmental workshop of WHEN THE SUN COMES OUT, a new opera by Leslie Uyeda and Rachel Rose.

Up-coming theatre projects include: MAN OF LA MANCHA for The Stratford Festival, Canada and ARIADNE AUF NAXOS for Pacific Opera Victoria.

On-going: Robert is the Director of NoteWorthy - the musical theatre development program of Acting Up Stage Theatre Company, in Toronto, Canada.




Robert McQueen News

First Stats Released For The BroadwayWorld Toronto Awards; Stratford's CHICAGO Leads  Photo First Stats Released For The BroadwayWorld Toronto Awards; Stratford's CHICAGO Leads Best Musical
by BWW Staff - Nov 21, 2022

The first live standings have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Toronto Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Celebrate Halloween and DĂ­a de los Muertos at Joe's Pub with The Skivvies & More Photo Celebrate Halloween and DĂ­a de los Muertos at Joe's Pub with The Skivvies & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 11, 2022

Joe’s Pub has announced upcoming shows fom October 18 - November 7. Join The Spooky Celebration With The Fourth Annual Bowery Boys Halloween Ghost Story Live Show, shows From Renee Goust & Epic Players, plus more. 

Leaders Of Canadian Theatre Unite To Found A New Arts Organization, THE CANADIAN GUIL Photo Leaders Of Canadian Theatre Unite To Found A New Arts Organization, THE CANADIAN GUILD OF STAGE DIRECTORS AND CHOREOGRAPHERS
by Stephi Wild - Sep 6, 2022

 A veritable 'who's who' of respected Canadian theatre leaders have come together to found the Canadian Guild of Stage Directors and Choreographers (CGDC).

Nominations Announced for 42nd Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards; Nominees Include CURSE Photo Nominations Announced for 42nd Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards; Nominees Include CURSED CHILD, & JULIET, & IS GOD IS & More.
by Team BWW - Aug 29, 2022

At a press conference held at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts in the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, the Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA) announced 235 nominations for the 42nd Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards, which recognize excellence in professional theatre, dance and opera in Toronto.

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 29, 2022

Jane Lynch & Kate Flannery, Hannah Corneau, The Skivvies & More to be Featured in Joe Photo Jane Lynch & Kate Flannery, Hannah Corneau, The Skivvies & More to be Featured in Joe's Pub Fall Programming
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 4, 2022

Joe’s Pub has announced fall programming. This season presents incredible performances from Latine artists: Afro-Cuban jazz grooves from Dayramir González, an evening of Latin alternative music with Jessica Medina & Mai-Elka Prado, and more.

BWW Review: Jake Epstein offers audiences a glimpse behind the curtain in BOY FALLS F Photo BWW Review: Jake Epstein offers audiences a glimpse behind the curtain in BOY FALLS FROM THE SKY
by Isabella Perrone - Apr 25, 2022

“What do you do when life disappoints you?” is the question asked in the program of Jake Epstein’s BOY FALLS FROM THE SKY. For Epstein, his life and career have been intertwined since childhood, with his dreams of performing woven into many choices he’s made.

VIDEO: Jake Epstein Previews BOY FALLS FROM SKY Photo VIDEO: Jake Epstein Previews BOY FALLS FROM SKY
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 10, 2022

Jake Epstein's long awaited (and twice delayed) exuberant and bittersweet musical love letter to show business, Boy Falls From the Sky, originally scheduled to play at the CAA Theatre will move to the Royal Alexandra Theatre and play April 19 to May 29. Media performance: 8:00 PM, Friday April 22nd. Tickets to Boy Falls From the Sky will go on sale Friday March 11th through mirvish.com

BOY FALLS FROM THE SKY Tickets Go on Sale Friday at Mirvish Photo BOY FALLS FROM THE SKY Tickets Go on Sale Friday at Mirvish
by Stephi Wild - Mar 7, 2022

Jake Epstein's long awaited (and twice delayed) exuberant and bittersweet musical love letter to show business, Boy Falls From the Sky, originally scheduled to play at the CAA Theatre will move to the Royal Alexandra Theatre and play April 19 to May 29.

New Government Protocol Forces Rescheduling of Jake Epstein's BOY FALLS FROM THE SKY Photo New Government Protocol Forces Rescheduling of Jake Epstein's BOY FALLS FROM THE SKY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 4, 2022

Due to the Ontario’s new Covid closures, Jake Epstein’s exuberant and bittersweet musical love letter to show business, Boy Falls from the Sky, has been rescheduled from its original January 2022 run at the CAA Theatre to April/May 2022 at the same venue.

Robert McQueen Videos

VIDEO: Jake Epstein Previews BOY FALLS FROM SKY Videoplay
VIDEO: Jake Epstein Previews BOY FALLS FROM SKY

by Nicole Rosky - Mar 10, 2022

Jake Epstein's long awaited (and twice delayed) exuberant and bittersweet musical love letter to show business, Boy Falls From the Sky, originally scheduled to play at the CAA Theatre will move to the Royal Alexandra Theatre and play April 19 to May 29. Media performance: 8:00 PM, Friday April 22nd. Tickets to Boy Falls From the Sky will go on sale Friday March 11th through mirvish.com

VIDEO: First Look at Mirvish Productions' FUN HOME at the CAA Theatre Videoplay
VIDEO: First Look at Mirvish Productions' FUN HOME at the CAA Theatre

by Stage Tube - Apr 16, 2018

David Mirvish is delighted to present The Musical Stage Company production of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, FUN HOME. Performances began April 13th and play through May 6th, 2018 at the CAA Theatre. Media night is Tues April 17th at 8PM.

VIDEO: First Look at Mirvish Productions' FUN HOME at CAA Theatre Videoplay
VIDEO: First Look at Mirvish Productions' FUN HOME at CAA Theatre

by Stage Tube - Mar 6, 2018

David Mirvish is delighted to present The Musical Stage Company production of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, FUN HOME.  Performances begin April 13th and play through May 6th, 2018 at the CAA Theatre.  Media night is Tues April 17th at 8PM.

VIDEO: See the Stars of 'CURIOUS INCIDENT', COME FROM AWAY, FUN HOME and More at Mirv Videoplay
VIDEO: See the Stars of 'CURIOUS INCIDENT', COME FROM AWAY, FUN HOME and More at Mirvish's 2017-18 Season Launch Event

by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2017

On September 25, 2017, the 2017/2018 Mirvish Subscription Season Launch Event took over the Royal Alexandra Theatre. Subscribers and media guests were privy to some of the great things ahead for this season of top-notch Toronto theatre. Click below to watch highlights from the event!

VIDEO: Toronto's 'Matilda' Hannah Levinson Sings 'Ring of Keys' from Toronto Debut of Videoplay
VIDEO: Toronto's 'Matilda' Hannah Levinson Sings 'Ring of Keys' from Toronto Debut of FUN HOME

by Alan Henry - Sep 25, 2017

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the Toronto debut production of FUN HOME, slated for the Panasonic Theatre this spring! In the video, Hannah Levinson, one of Toronto's Matildas, performs 'Ring of Keys.'