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Robert Woodruff

 
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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
1996
Performer

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2001]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1997]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1987]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1985]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1980]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1979]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1979]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1979]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1978]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1978]
Director

Writing

Adaptation

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
1996
Performer

Productions

[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2001]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1997]
Director

[Broadway, 1987]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1985]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1980]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1979]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1979]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1979]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1978]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1978]
Director

Writing
Adaptation

Robert Woodruff Awards and Nominations

 
The Lortels - 2009 - Outstanding Director
Robert Woodruff, Chair

Robert Woodruff News

New Plays Announced For 2022 Bay Area Playwrights Festival Photo New Plays Announced For 2022 Bay Area Playwrights Festival
by Stephi Wild - May 17, 2022

Playwrights Foundation, the West Coast's premier launchpad for exceptional new plays and playwrights, has announced its lineup for the 45th Annual Bay Area Playwrights Festival (BAPF) which will be presented as a hybrid (in-person and streamed) festival July 29 - August 7, 2022. Selected from 240 applicants via a committee process with 150 readers (the majority of whom are also playwrights), five powerful plays by five exciting new voices will receive public readings and workshops in this year's festival.

TRUE WEST Announced At The Lake Worth Playhouse Photo TRUE WEST Announced At The Lake Worth Playhouse
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 15, 2022

Lake Worth Playhouse announces the opening of Pulitzer Prize-nominated play TRUE WEST written by Sam Shepard in A Black Box Series Theatre Production in the intimate Stonzek Studio Theater.

Finalists and Semifinalists Announced for Bay Area Playwrights Festival Photo Finalists and Semifinalists Announced for Bay Area Playwrights Festival
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 13, 2022

Playwrights Foundation, the West Coast’s premier launchpad for exceptional new plays and playwrights, has announced the semifinalists and finalists for the 45th Bay Area Playwrights Festival (BAPF), which will be presented as a hybrid (in-person and streamed) festival July 29-August 07, 2022. For more information and a complete list of winners, the public may visit  playwrightsfoundation.org or call 415-626-2176.

Bay Area Playwrights Fest Announces Artists and Added Events Photo Bay Area Playwrights Fest Announces Artists and Added Events
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 13, 2021

The casts for BAPF‚Äôs live streamed readings spotlight acclaimed actors including TV/film actor and theatre mainstay¬†Emily Kuroda, known for her role as Mrs. Kim in ‚ÄúGilmore Girls,‚ÄĚ as well as¬†Bay¬†Area¬†theatre veterans¬†Halili Knox,¬†Tasi Alabastro,¬†Keiko Shimosato Carreiro¬†and¬†Michael Ray Wisely, plus many others.

Updated Lineup Announced For Bay Area Playwrights Festival Photo Updated Lineup Announced For Bay Area Playwrights Festival
by Stephi Wild - Jul 10, 2021

Real Time remix is a new selection of short works in which four storytellers crisscross paths across dimensions as they seek to survive the weight of white words and thrive. Learn more about the performances and how to view them here!

Five Bold Plays Unveiled For 2021 Bay Area Playwrights Festival Photo Five Bold Plays Unveiled For 2021 Bay Area Playwrights Festival
by A.A. Cristi - May 17, 2021

Playwrights Foundation, the West Coast's premier launchpad for plays and playwrights, has announced the lineup for the 44th annual Bay Area Playwrights Festival, scheduled to stream online.

Finalists And Semi Finalists Revealed For 2021 Bay Area Playwrights Festival Photo Finalists And Semi Finalists Revealed For 2021 Bay Area Playwrights Festival
by A.A. Cristi - May 3, 2021

Playwrights Foundation, the West Coast's premier launchpad for plays and playwrights, has announced the semi finalists and finalists for the 44th annual Bay Area Playwrights Festival (BAPF) scheduled to stream online July 16-25, 2021.

TFANA Presents Bill Camp In Samuel Beckett's FIRST LOVE Photo TFANA Presents Bill Camp In Samuel Beckett's FIRST LOVE
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 22, 2021

Theatre for a New Audience presents First Love, a theatricalization for Zoom of Samuel Beckett's short story of the same name, directed by six-time OBIE winner JoAnne Akalaitis and performed by Tony and Emmy Award nominee Bill Camp (Broadway: Death of a Salesman, The Crucible; TV: The Queen's Gambit, The Night Of). The creative team includes Eamonn Farrell (Video Design), Jennifer Tipton (Lighting Design) and Kaye Voyce (Scenic and Costume Design).

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center Announces SEGAL TALKS Week 20 Photo The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center Announces SEGAL TALKS Week 20
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 28, 2020

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center has announced the new line-up of its new global series, SEGAL TALKS. Since the beginning in March the series featured close to 100 talks with 150 artists from 50 countries. 

Dutch Kills Theater's Immersive Show TEMPING Begins Previews in October Photo Dutch Kills Theater's Immersive Show TEMPING Begins Previews in October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 22, 2020

Dutch Kills Theater (In Quietness, The Sister, The Providence of Neighboring Bodies) will present Wolf 359's TEMPING an interactive, immersive and site specific solo theatrical experience. It is written by Michael Yates Crowley (The Rape of the Sabine Women, The Ted Haggard Monologues) and directed by Michael Rau.

Robert Woodruff Videos

VIDEO: First Look at WEST SIDE STORY At The Guthrie VideoVIDEO: First Look at WEST SIDE STORY At The Guthrie
by Stage Tube - Jul 2, 2018

The Guthrie Theater presents West Side Story. Directed by Haj, this major revival of a timeless classic will play June 16 - August 26, 2018, on the Wurtele Thrust Stage. Single tickets for West Side Story start at $15 for preview performances (June 16-21) and are on sale now through the Box Office at 612.377.2224, 877.44.STAGE (toll-free), 612.225.6244 (group sales) and online at guthrietheater.org.

VIDEO: Preview WEST SIDE STORY At The Guthrie With Marc Koeck VideoVIDEO: Preview WEST SIDE STORY At The Guthrie With Marc Koeck
by Alan Henry - Jun 29, 2018

The Guthrie Theater presents West Side Story. Directed by Haj, this major revival of a timeless classic will play June 16 - August 26, 2018, on the Wurtele Thrust Stage. Single tickets for West Side Story start at $15 for preview performances (June 16-21) and are on sale now through the Box Office at 612.377.2224, 877.44.STAGE (toll-free), 612.225.6244 (group sales) and online at guthrietheater.org.

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at NYC Premiere Opera, DOG DAYS
by Stage Tube - Dec 30, 2015

New York City Premiere,¬†Dog Days¬†is a work of contemporary opera-theatre that investigates the psychology of a working class American family pitted against a not-so-distant-future wartime scenario. Exploring the ultimate struggle of humanity‚ÄĒstuck between nature's indifference and society's barely restrained brutality‚ÄĒDog Days¬†asks: is it madness, delusion, or sheer animal instinct that guides us through severely trying times? Where is the line between animal and human? At what point must we give into our animal instincts merely to survive?

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from THE GLASS MENAGERIE on Broadway- Cherry Jones, Zachary Quinto & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 26, 2013

The 17-week limited engagement of the critically-acclaimed revival of The Glass Menagerie at the Booth Theatre (222 W 45th Street) began performances on September 5, 2013, and opens tonight, Thursday, September 26th. The production stars multiple Tony and Emmy Award-winner Cherry Jones as Amanda Wingfield, film and stage star Zachary Quinto as Tom, two-time Tony-nominee Celia Keenan-Bolger as Laura, and Brian J. Smith as Jim, the Gentleman Caller. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights from the show below!

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of David T. Little's DOG DAYS Opera
by Stage Tube - Sep 25, 2012

On Saturday, September 29, David T. Little's long-awaited debut full-length opera, Dog Days, created in collaboration with librettist Royce Vavrek, and based on the eponymous short story by Judy Budnitz (1998), receives its world premiere, opening a run of five performances: Sep. 29, Oct. 6 at 8:00 PM; Sep. 30, Oct. 7 at 3:00 PM; Oct. 5 at 7:30 PM. The fully-staged production, directed by Robert Woodruff, premieres at Montclair State University's Alexander Kasser Theater in Montclair, NJ. Watch a behind-the-scenes video with rehearsal footage and interviews with the Dog Days creative team below!

STAGE TUBE: Yale Rep Presents Bergman's AUTUMN SONATA - Trailer!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 19, 2011

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) presents the U.S. premiere of Ingmar Bergman's AUTUMN SONATA, directed by Robert Woodruff, based on a literal translation by Wendy Weckwerth, at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street) April 15-May 7, 2011. Opening Night is Thursday, April 21.


Robert Woodruff Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Robert Woodruff written?
Robert Woodruff has written 1 shows including In the Belly of the Beast (Adaptation).

What awards has Robert Woodruff been nominated for?
Outstanding Director (The Lortels) for Chair .