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Robert Schenkkan

 

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
1984
Reverend David Marshall Lee
  [Off-Broadway]
1984
John Bates
  [Off-Broadway]
1981
Michael/Philip (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
1979
Wayne Blossom Jr.
  [Broadway]
1979
Micah (Standby)
Straw (Standby)

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2019] [Replacement]
Playwright[Replacement]

Writing

Playwright
Playwright
Playwright

Photos

Joshua Schenkkan and Robert Schenkkan Photo

Joshua Schenkkan and Robert Schenkkan

From: 
Date:
04/18/2022

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
1984
Reverend David Marshall Lee

  [Off-Broadway]
1984
John Bates

  [Off-Broadway]
1981
Michael/Philip (Understudy)

  [Off-Broadway]
1979
Wayne Blossom Jr.

  [Broadway]
1979
Micah (Standby)

Straw (Standby)

Productions

Playwright[Replacement]

Writing
Playwright
Playwright
Playwright

Robert Schenkkan Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Play Gold Star
Robert Schenkkan, All the Way
 
Tony Awards - 2014 - Best Play Gold Star
Robert Schenkkan, All the Way
 
Tony Awards - 1994 - Best Play
Robert Schenkkan, The Kentucky Cycle
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1993 - Outstanding Play
Robert Schenkkan, The Kentucky Circle
 
The Pulitzer Prize - 1992 - The Pulitzer Prize for Drama Gold Star
Robert Schenkkan, The Kentucky Cycle
 
The Pulitzer Prize - 1992 - The Pulitzer Prize for Drama
Robert Schenkkan, The Kentucky Cycle

Robert Schenkkan News

Primary Stages Announces Cast for ON THAT DAY IN AMSTERDAM Photo Primary Stages Announces Cast for ON THAT DAY IN AMSTERDAM
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2022

PRIMARY STAGES announced casting for On That Day in Amsterdam by Clarence Coo (People Sitting in Darkness) and directed by Zi Alikhan (The Boy Who Danced on Air). On That Day in Amsterdam will begin previews at 59E59’s Theater A on July 23, 2022, with opening night set for August 11 for a limited run through September 4, 2022.

Fountain Theatre to Present 'Hyper-Staged' Reading of Lisa Loomer's ROE Photo Fountain Theatre to Present 'Hyper-Staged' Reading of Lisa Loomer's ROE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 2, 2022

The Fountain Theatre will once again jump into action with a ‚Äúhyper-staged‚ÄĚ reading of¬†Roe, a powerful, poignant and often humorous play by¬†Lisa Loomer¬†that cuts through the headlines to reveal the real-life women behind Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 case that gave women the right to safe, legal abortion.¬†

2022 Lilly Award Winners Announced Photo 2022 Lilly Award Winners Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2022

The 2022 Lilly Award winners have been announced. The Lillys celebrate, fund, and fight for women by promoting gender and racial parity in the American theatre.

FAT HAM Wins 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Photo FAT HAM Wins 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Drama
by Team BWW - May 9, 2022

The Pulitzer Prize Board has just announced that Fat Ham has won the 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Other finalists included: Selling Kabul, and Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord.

VIDEO: Who Will Win the 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Drama? Live at 3pm! Photo VIDEO: Who Will Win the 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Drama? Live at 3pm!
by Nicole Rosky - May 9, 2022

The Pulitzer Prize Board today will present the 2022 award winners for Prizes in Journalism, Books, Drama and Music. Who will win this year? Tune in right here at 3pm to watch the announcement live!

Playwrights Ngozi Anyanwu, Lucy Thurber & More Join New Harmony Project Photo Playwrights Ngozi Anyanwu, Lucy Thurber & More Join New Harmony Project
by Stephi Wild - May 3, 2022

The New Harmony Project, an organization dedicated to supporting writers interrogating the complexity of hope, has announced that they will continue in-person programming with their 35th annual spring conference in idyllic New Harmony, Indiana.

Hugo Armstrong, Anne Gee Byrd & More to Star in UNCLE VANYA at Pasadena Playhouse Photo Hugo Armstrong, Anne Gee Byrd & More to Star in UNCLE VANYA at Pasadena Playhouse
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 26, 2022

Pasadena Playhouse has announced casting and creative team for the Los Angeles premiere of the Richard Nelson, Richard Pevear, and Larissa Volokhonsky translation of Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekhov coming to the Playhouse June 1 through June 26; the press opening is Sunday, June 5 at 5 p.m. 

Playwrights Ngozi Anyanwu, Lucy Thurber & More Join New Harmony Project Photo Playwrights Ngozi Anyanwu, Lucy Thurber & More Join New Harmony Project
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2022

The New Harmony Project, an organization dedicated to supporting writers interrogating the complexity of hope, has announced that they will continue in-person programming with their 35th annual spring conference in idyllic New Harmony, Indiana.

Photos: On the Red Carpet for THE MINUTES Opening Night Photo Photos: On the Red Carpet for THE MINUTES Opening Night
by Bruce Glikas - Apr 18, 2022

Tracy Letts' The Minutes, the newest work from the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of August: Osage County, has officially opened on Broadway last night at Studio 54. BroadwayWorld was there for the special occasion and you can check out photos from the red carpet arrivals .

Foursome Productions to Stage GOD OF CARNAGE Photo Foursome Productions to Stage GOD OF CARNAGE
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 13, 2022

¬†Bad behavior has never been so much fun.¬†Foursome Productions¬†presents the first L.A. revival of¬†Yasmina Reza‚Äôs scathingly funny, Tony Award¬ģ-winning¬†God of Carnage.¬†Peter Allas¬†directs a¬†visiting production¬†at the¬†Odyssey Theatre¬†for a limited three-week run,¬†May 13¬†through¬†May 29.

Robert Schenkkan Videos

VIDEO: Composer Neil Berg Joins SUNY Student Assembly VideoVIDEO: Composer Neil Berg Joins SUNY Student Assembly
by Stage Tube - Jun 1, 2020

On the third day of the 2020 Week of the SUNY Student Assembly, SUNY SA Chief of Staff Taryn Rackmyer interviewed Broadway composer, lyricist, and producer Neil Berg (with a surprise appearance from his wife, Broadway star Rita Harvey!)

THE GREAT SOCIETY To Join Broadway Bridges, Must Close November 30 VideoTHE GREAT SOCIETY To Join Broadway Bridges, Must Close November 30
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 5, 2019

Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan's THE GREAT SOCIETY, starring Brian Cox (a?oeSuccessiona??) as LBJ, directed by Bill Rauch, will play its final performance, as scheduled, on Saturday, November 30 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65th St) at Lincoln Center. At the time of closing, The Great Society will have played 26 preview performances and 72 regular performances.

BWW TV: THE GREAT SOCIETY Star Brian Cox Opens Up About LBJ, SUCCESSION and More! VideoBWW TV: THE GREAT SOCIETY Star Brian Cox Opens Up About LBJ, SUCCESSION and More!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Nov 3, 2019

Fans of Succession have gotten to watch Brian Cox give a masterful performance every Sunday night this fall on HBO. Fans of Broadway can watch an equally masterful performance eight times a week at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre.

BWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Brian Cox on Lyndon B. Johnso VideoBWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Brian Cox on Lyndon B. Johnson
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 15, 2019

BroadwayWorld is checking in with the cast to uncover some little known facts about the political giants they play onstage. Today, watch as Brian Cox gives us a lesson on Lyndon B. Johnson.

BWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- David Garrison on Richard Nix VideoBWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- David Garrison on Richard Nixon and George Wallace
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 14, 2019

BroadwayWorld is checking in with the cast to uncover some little known facts about the political giants they play onstage. Today, watch as David Garrison gives us a lesson on Richard Nixon and George Wallace.

BWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Robyn Kerr on the Voting Righ VideoBWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Robyn Kerr on the Voting Rights Act
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 13, 2019

BroadwayWorld is checking in with the cast to uncover some little known facts about the political giants they play onstage. Today, watch as Robyn Kerr gives us a lesson on the Voting Rights Act.

BWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Angela Pierce on Pat Nixon VideoBWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Angela Pierce on Pat Nixon
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 12, 2019

BroadwayWorld is checking in with the cast to uncover some little known facts about the political giants they play onstage. Today, watch as Angela Pierce gives us a lesson on Pat Nixon.

BWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Tramell Tillman on Bob Moses VideoBWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Tramell Tillman on Bob Moses
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 11, 2019

the political giants they play onstage. Today, watch as Tramell Tillman gives us a lesson on Bob Moses.

BWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Grantham Coleman on Martin Lu VideoBWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Grantham Coleman on Martin Luther King, Jr.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 10, 2019

BroadwayWorld is checking in with the cast to uncover some little known facts about the political giants they play onstage. Today, watch as Grantham Coleman gives us a lesson on Martin Luther King Jr.

BWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Brian Dykstra on Stanley Levi VideoBWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Brian Dykstra on Stanley Levison
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 9, 2019

BroadwayWorld is checking in with the cast to uncover some little known facts about the political giants they play onstage. Today, watch as Brian Dykstra gives us a lesson on  Stanley Levison.


Robert Schenkkan Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Robert Schenkkan been in?
Robert Schenkkan has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

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

What awards has Robert Schenkkan been nominated for?
Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for All the Way , Best Play (Tony Awards) for All the Way , Best Play (Tony Awards) for The Kentucky Cycle , Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Kentucky Circle The Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for The Kentucky Cycle and The Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for The Kentucky Cycle .

What awards has Robert Schenkkan won?
Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for All the Way Best Play (Tony Awards) for All the Wayand The Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for The Kentucky Cycle.

How many shows has Robert Schenkkan written?
Robert Schenkkan has written 3 shows including Heaven on Earth (Playwright), The Kentucky Cycle (Playwright), All the Way (Playwright).