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Robert Whitehead

 
Robert Whitehead Headshot
Date of Birth: March 13, 1916
Date of Death: June 15, 2002 (86)

Birth Place: Montreal, QC, CANADA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1942
Wing Commander
  [Broadway]
1941
Nesbitt

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1995]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1994]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1991]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1991]
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[Broadway, 1989]
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[Broadway, 1986]
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[Broadway, 1986]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1984]
Producer
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[Broadway, 1984]
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[Broadway, 1982]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1981]
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[Broadway, 1980]
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[Broadway, 1980]
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[Broadway, 1976]
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[Broadway, 1976]
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[Broadway, 1976]
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[Broadway, 1976]
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[Broadway, 1976]
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[Broadway, 1976]
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[Broadway, 1973]
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[Broadway, 1972]
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[Broadway, 1971]
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[Broadway, 1970]
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[Broadway, 1968]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1968]
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[Broadway, 1966]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1964]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1961]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1961]
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[Broadway, 1961]
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[Broadway, 1958]
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[Broadway, 1958]
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[Broadway, 1958]
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[Broadway, 1957]
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[Broadway, 1957]
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[Broadway, 1957]
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[Broadway, 1955]
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[Broadway, 1955]
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[Broadway, 1954]
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[Broadway, 1953]
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[Broadway, 1953]
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[Broadway, 1952]
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[Broadway, 1950]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1947]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1947]
Producer

Photos

Dori Berinstein receives the Commercial Theater Institute's Robert Whitehead Award fo Photo

Dori Berinstein receives the Commercial Theater Institute's Robert Whitehead Award for "Outstanding Achievement in Commercial Theatre Producing" at Sardi's Restaurant in New York City. March 10, 2009 pictured:Zoe Caldwell

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Date:
02/19/2020
Dori Berinstein receives the Commercial Theater Institute's Robert Whitehead Award fo Photo

Dori Berinstein receives the Commercial Theater Institute's Robert Whitehead Award for "Outstanding Achievement in Commercial Theatre Producing" at Sardi's Restaurant in New York City. March 10, 2009 pictured: Zoe Caldwell & Raul Esparza

From: 
Date:
02/19/2020
Dori Berinstein receives the Commercial Theater Institute's Robert Whitehead Award fo Photo

Dori Berinstein receives the Commercial Theater Institute's Robert Whitehead Award for "Outstanding Achievement in Commercial Theatre Producing" at Sardi's Restaurant in New York City. March 10, 2009 pictured: Zoe Caldwell & Raul Esparza

From: 
Date:
02/19/2020
Zoe Caldwell with Dori Berinstein receives the Commercial Theater Institute's Robert  Photo

Zoe Caldwell with Dori Berinstein receives the Commercial Theater Institute's Robert Whitehead Award for "Outstanding Achievement in Commercial Theatre Producing" at Sardi's Restaurant in New York City. March 10, 2009

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Date:
02/19/2020
The Robert Whitehead Award Photo

The Robert Whitehead Award

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Date:
05/23/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
1942
Wing Commander

  [Broadway]
1941
Nesbitt

Productions

[Broadway, 1995]
Producer

[Broadway, 1994]
Producer

[Broadway, 1991]
Producer

[Broadway, 1991]
Producer

[Broadway, 1989]
Producer

[Broadway, 1986]
Producer

[Broadway, 1986]
Director

[Broadway, 1984]
Producer

Producer

Producer

[Broadway, 1984]
Producer

[Broadway, 1982]
Director

[Broadway, 1981]
Producer

[Broadway, 1980]
Producer

[Broadway, 1980]
Producer

[Broadway, 1976]
Producer

[Broadway, 1976]
Producer

[Broadway, 1976]
Producer

[Broadway, 1976]
Producer

[Broadway, 1976]
Producer

[Broadway, 1976]
Producer

[Broadway, 1973]
Producer

[Broadway, 1972]
Producer

[Broadway, 1971]
Producer

[Broadway, 1970]
Producer

[Broadway, 1968]
Producer

[Broadway, 1968]
Producer

[Broadway, 1966]
Producer

[Broadway, 1964]
Producer

[Broadway, 1961]
Producer

[Broadway, 1961]
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[Broadway, 1961]
Producer

[Broadway, 1958]
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[Broadway, 1958]
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[Broadway, 1958]
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[Broadway, 1957]
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[Broadway, 1957]
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[Broadway, 1957]
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[Broadway, 1955]
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[Broadway, 1955]
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[Broadway, 1954]
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[Broadway, 1953]
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[Broadway, 1953]
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[Broadway, 1952]
Producer

[Broadway, 1950]
Producer

[Broadway, 1947]
Producer

[Broadway, 1947]
Producer


Robert Whitehead Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2002 - Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre Gold Star
Robert Whitehead
 
Tony Awards - 1996 - Best Play Gold Star
Robert Whitehead, Master Class
 
Tony Awards - 1994 - Best Play
Robert Whitehead, Broken Glass
 
Tony Awards - 1984 - Best Revival Gold Star
Robert Whitehead, Death of a Salesman
 
Tony Awards - 1979 - Best Play
Robert Whitehead, Bedroom Farce
 
Tony Awards - 1965 - Producer (Dramatic)
Robert Whitehead, Tartuffe
 
Tony Awards - 1962 - Producer (Dramatic) Gold Star
Robert Whitehead, A Man for All Seasons
 
Tony Awards - 1956 - Best Play
Robert Whitehead, Bus Stop

Robert Whitehead News

Hermitage Announces February Event With Broadway Producer Tom Kirdahy Photo Hermitage Announces February Event With Broadway Producer Tom Kirdahy
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 7, 2022

The Hermitage Artist Retreat brings the next installment of its “Artists & Thinkers” series to Longboat Key with “Theater Today: Process & Production,” a conversation with Tony Award-winning Broadway producer Tom Kirdahy (Hadestown; The Inheritance; Little Shop of Horrors). This event will be held outdoors on Friday, February 25th at 5:30pm, at the Town Center of Longboat Key, 501 Bay Isles Road, Longboat Key, FL 34228.

Listen: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and Special Guest Dori Berinstein Photo Listen: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and Special Guest Dori Berinstein
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Nov 8, 2021

Today's episode features Dori Berinstein- a four-time Tony-winning Broadway producer, an Emmy-award-winning director, producer and writer of film and television, a Golden Globe Nominee and the founder and CEO of The Broadway Podcast Network.

Broadway Producer Tom Kirdahy to Take Part in 'From Creation to Production: Where it  Photo Broadway Producer Tom Kirdahy to Take Part in 'From Creation to Production: Where it All Begins'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 20, 2021

The Hermitage Artist Retreat will present “From Creation to Production: Where it All Begins,” a talk with Broadway producer Tom Kirdahy, Friday, April 23, 6 p.m., on the Hermitage Beach, 6660 Manasota Key Road, Englewood.

Broadway Books: 10 Books on Stage Management to Read While Staying Inside! Photo Broadway Books: 10 Books on Stage Management to Read While Staying Inside!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 2, 2020

These books, many of which were written by stage managers either present or former, will teach people looking to break into stage management all about the basics. Some are aimed at students, or those just beginning their careers. With tips and tricks, inside information, and much more, there's something for every aspiring stage manager here!

World-Renowned Vocal Coach Kristin Linklater Passes Away at 84 Photo World-Renowned Vocal Coach Kristin Linklater Passes Away at 84
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 18, 2020

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Kristin Linklater, world-renowned vocal coach and mother of Broadway veteran Hamish Linklater, passed away earlier this month in her Orkney home. She was 84 years old.

BWW Book Club: Read an Excerpt From Michael Riedel's RAZZLE DAZZLE: THE BATTLE FOR BR Photo BWW Book Club: Read an Excerpt From Michael Riedel's RAZZLE DAZZLE: THE BATTLE FOR BROADWAY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 15, 2020

BroadwayWorld Book Club is officially off and running! Or should we say, reading! The first BroadwayWorld Book Club selection is Jennifer Ashley Tepper's The Untold Stories of Broadway Volume 1. Tepper has just released the first volume of the book for free on Kindle!

Photo Coverage: Remembering Zoe Caldwell Photo Photo Coverage: Remembering Zoe Caldwell
by Walter McBride - Feb 19, 2020

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Zoe Caldwell, four-time Tony Award-winning Broadway actress, died peacefully at the age of 86 at her home in Pound Ridge, New York, on Sunday, February 16, 2020. The cause of death was complications due to Parkinson's disease, according to her son, Charlie Whitehead. Today, we remember Caldwell with a look back at photos from our archives.

Four-Time Tony Award Winner Zoe Caldwell Dies At 86 Photo Four-Time Tony Award Winner Zoe Caldwell Dies At 86
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 18, 2020

Zoe Caldwell, the four-time Tony Award-winning Broadway actress, died peacefully at the age of 86 at her home in Pound Ridge, New York, on Sunday, February 16, 2020. The cause of death was complications due to Parkinson's disease, according to her son, Charlie Whitehead.

Photo Coverage: Robert Whitehead Award Ceremony Honors Tom Kirdahy Photo Photo Coverage: Robert Whitehead Award Ceremony Honors Tom Kirdahy
by Walter McBride - May 23, 2019

Multiple Tony Award-nominated Broadway producer Tom Kirdahy was presented The Commercial Theater Institute's Robert Whitehead Award for 'Outstanding Achievement In Commercial Theater Producing' at a reception at Sardi's on Wednesday, May 22, 2019.

Arizona Theatre Company Artistic Director's Play THE WHITE CHIP Opens Off-Broadway in Photo Arizona Theatre Company Artistic Director's Play THE WHITE CHIP Opens Off-Broadway in October
by Sarah Hookey - May 22, 2019

Arizona Theatre Company Artistic Director Sean Daniels' play about his unusual path to sobriety, The White Chip, a co-production with 2014 Broadway Global Producer of the Year Tom Kirdahy (Hadestown, Frankie & Johnnie in the Clare Du Lune, Anastasia) will be on stage Off Broadway at 59E59 Theaters in New York City from Oct. 4-26.

Robert Whitehead Videos

BWW TV: Sneak Peek at CAROL CHANNING: LARGER THAN LIFE Documentary!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 22, 2011

Entertainment One US will release CAROL CHANNING: LARGER THAN LIFE in New York and Los Angeles on January 20, 2012, with additional markets to follow. The film, directed by Dori Berinstein (ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway, Some Assembly Required, Gotta Dance), examines the life and career of Tony Award-winning Broadway legend, Carol Channing - her extraordinary stage life, her offstage struggles and survival and the extraordinary storybook romance that found her reunited with her junior high school sweetheart after over 70 years. BroadwayWorld has gotten a glimpse of the movie's trailer and brings you a sneak peek below!


Robert Whitehead Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Robert Whitehead been in?
Robert Whitehead has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

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

What awards has Robert Whitehead been nominated for?
Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre (Tony Awards) for , Best Play (Tony Awards) for Master Class , Best Play (Tony Awards) for Broken Glass , Best Revival (Tony Awards) for Death of a Salesman , Best Play (Tony Awards) for Bedroom Farce , Producer (Dramatic) (Tony Awards) for Tartuffe Producer (Dramatic) (Tony Awards) for A Man for All Seasons and Best Play (Tony Awards) for Bus Stop .

What awards has Robert Whitehead won?
Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre (Tony Awards) for , Best Play (Tony Awards) for Master Class Best Revival (Tony Awards) for Death of a Salesmanand Producer (Dramatic) (Tony Awards) for A Man for All Seasons.