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Robert Townsend

 

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1980
Performer (Understudy)
  [Off-Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Off-Broadway Production, 1979
Performer

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1981]
Production Stage Manager
 
[Broadway, 1980]
Production Stage Manager
 
[Broadway, 1980]
Assistant Stage Manager






Robert Townsend News

Don Reed's THE NEVER TOO LATE SHOW to Have Full Run at The Marsh Berkeley This Januar Photo Don Reed's THE NEVER TOO LATE SHOW to Have Full Run at The Marsh Berkeley This January
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 9, 2022

After performing to sold-out houses for four weeks of previews this fall, The Never Too Late Show starring Don Reed, an inspirational comic tale about never giving up, will return to The Marsh Berkeley for a full run.

Don Reed Previews His NEVER TOO LATE SHOW At The Marsh Berkeley Photo Don Reed Previews His NEVER TOO LATE SHOW At The Marsh Berkeley
by Stephi Wild - Oct 28, 2022

The Marsh Berkeley will inspire audiences this fall with The Never Too Late Show starring Don Reed, a comic tale about never giving up. Both hilarious and heartbreaking, this new work by fan favorite Don Reed chronicles his travails and perseverance through the Hollywood gauntlet to late night television.

Film Takes Center Stage at Festival O22 Photo Film Takes Center Stage at Festival O22
by Stephi Wild - Sep 27, 2022

On the heels of a successful opening weekend and rave reviews for live productions of Rossini's Otello and Toshio Hosokawa's The Raven, Opera Philadelphia's Festival O continues this week with the first Opera on Film series, featuring more than 30 cinematic operas presented in 12 screenings at the Philadelphia Film Center.

The Marsh San Francisco Announces Second Extension of Don Reed's GOING OUT Photo The Marsh San Francisco Announces Second Extension of Don Reed's GOING OUT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2022

Due to popular demand, The Marsh San Francisco has announced a second extension of fan favorite Don Reed’s Going Out, presenting Bay Area theatre lovers with all new, never-heard-before stories by Reed.

Don Reed's GOING OUT Extended at The Marsh San Francisco Photo Don Reed's GOING OUT Extended at The Marsh San Francisco
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2022

Due to popular demand, The Marsh San Francisco has extended fan favorite Don Reed’s Going Out, with new material added. 

Billy Valentine to Inaugurate JAZZ AT THE FOUNTAIN Series on Fountain's Outdoor Stage Photo Billy Valentine to Inaugurate JAZZ AT THE FOUNTAIN Series on Fountain's Outdoor Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2022

The Fountain Theatre is launching¬†its new ‚ÄúJazz at the Fountain‚ÄĚ summer series on its outdoor stage with a one-night only performance by Billboard chart-topping vocalist¬†Billy Valentine. Joining Valentine for an evening of cool jazz on a hot summer night is Grammy¬ģ award-winning saxophonist¬†Tom Scott, and more.

BWW Review: BOY: A NEW MUSICAL Premieres at SDMT Stage with A Concert Fundraiser Photo BWW Review: BOY: A NEW MUSICAL Premieres at SDMT Stage with A Concert Fundraiser
by E.H. Reiter - May 18, 2022

‚Äúboy: a new musical‚ÄĚ made it's stage debut in a concert fundraiser at SDMT stage on Monday, May 16th. ‚Äúboy: a new musical‚ÄĚ is still in¬†the development stage, and the concert was a fundraiser to help them continue to work on the show and present it to industry professionals in New York.¬†

Chelsea Table + Stage to Present Billy Valentine Photo Chelsea Table + Stage to Present Billy Valentine
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 10, 2022

CHELSEA TABLE + STAGE¬†will present acclaimed¬†performer¬†Billy Valentine¬†‚Äď the¬†Billboard¬†chart-topping singer and songwriter best known for his work on¬†The Five Heartbeats, ‚ÄúBoston Legal‚ÄĚ and ‚ÄúSons of Anarchy‚ÄĚ ‚Äď on¬†Saturday, June 8¬†at¬†7:00 PM.

Don Reed to Return to The Marsh San Francisco with GOING OUT Photo Don Reed to Return to The Marsh San Francisco with GOING OUT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 20, 2022

After re-opening the doors of The Marsh Berkeley in August 2021, performing to sold out crowds and standing ovations, fan favorite Don Reed will return to The Marsh San Francisco with Going Out, with new material added.

BRUCE MCCULLOCH: TALES OF BRAVERY AND STUPIDITY to be Presented Off-Broadway Photo BRUCE MCCULLOCH: TALES OF BRAVERY AND STUPIDITY to be Presented Off-Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 19, 2022

Comedian, actor, writer, director and Kid In The Hall, Bruce McCulloch has announced¬†the off-Broadway run of his new show,¬†Bruce McCulloch: Tales of Bravery and Stupidity,¬†running June 1 ‚Äď 12 at SoHo Playhouse.

Robert Townsend Videos

STAGE TUBE: SDMT's NEXT TO NORMAL Sings for The Trevor Project
by Sally Henry Fuller - Sep 7, 2014

San Diego Musical Theatre's NEXT TO NORMAL cast members, Robert J. Townsend and Bets Malone, accompanied by Rayme Sciaromi, performed songs on September 4th at 'A Night Out for Trevor' for the San Diego Ambassadors for the Trevor Project at Martini's on Fourth Table & Stage. In this video, watch Townsend and Malone sing 'I've Been,' and 'I Miss the Mountains,' respectively.

STAGE TUBE: Cast of JERSEY BOYS Tour Covers the Beach Boys at Segerstrom Center
by Stage Tube - Jul 16, 2014

Before the cast of Jersey Boys left Segerstrom Center last Sunday, July 13, they recorded a song that to them represents SoCal...a Beach Boys cover of 'Don't Worry Baby'. Check it out below!

VIDEO: BILL COSBY: FAR FROM FINISHED on Blu-Ray/DVD Today
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 25, 2013

'Bill Cosby: Far From Finished' extended Blu-ray, DVD, and CD will be released today, November 26.

VIDEO: Bill Cosby Chats Legendary Career on TODAY
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 22, 2013

Bill Cosby has been a staple on American TV, featured in such classics as 'The Cosby Show' and 'Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids,' and 'I Spy.' Today, the legendary comedian sat down with TODAY's Al Roker to chat about his long career in comedy

BWW TV: Loni Anderson, Jo Anne Worley, Robert Townsend and More Red Carpet Arrivals of SISTER ACT at Pantages
by Michael Sterling and Jerry Evans - Jul 16, 2013

BWW TV Los Angeles Correspondents Michael Sterling and Jerry Evans were back on the red carpet speaking to the stars last week for the official L.A. opening of SISTER ACT at Hollywood's historic Pantages Theatre. Among the many celebrities in attendance, Sterling chatted with Robert Townsend, Shoshana Bean, Ruta Lee, Jo Anne Worley, Jaden Betts, Kate Linder, Dmitry Chaplin (So You Think You Can Dance), Jonathan Buckley (Host of the new NBC reality series Siberia), and SISTER ACT'S Ta'Rea Campbell (Book of Mormon, Lion King) who stars as Deloris Van Cartier. Check out the video below!


Robert Townsend Frequently Asked Questions

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

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