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Roger Robinson

 

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
New York Premiere at 59E59 Theaters, 2018
Performer
  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Revival, 2009
Bynum Walker
  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Production, 2004
Eugene Dawn
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1998
Performer
  [Broadway]
1996
Hedley
  [Broadway]
1985
Joe Mott
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1983
Luke
  [Broadway]
1969
La Fleche
  [Broadway]
1969
Conrad
  [New York]
Workshop, 2001
Tito Suarez

Photos

Roger Robinson in the Press Room at the 63rd Annual Antoinette Perry Tony Awards at R Photo

Roger Robinson in the Press Room at the 63rd Annual Antoinette Perry Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on June 7, 2009.

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Date:
10/01/2018
Roger Robinson attending the Opening Night Broadway performance for the Broadway Revi Photo

Roger Robinson attending the Opening Night Broadway performance for the Broadway Revival of August Wilson's "FENCES", Cort Theatre, New York City. April 26, 2010

From: 
Date:
10/01/2018
Roger Robinson attending the American Theatre Wing's 2009 Tony Award  Meet the Nomine Photo

Roger Robinson attending the American Theatre Wing's 2009 Tony Award Meet the Nominees Press Reception at the Millenium Hotel in New York City. May 6, 2009

From: 
Date:
10/01/2018
Afton C. Williamson & Roger Robinson attending the Opening Night Performance After Pa Photo

Afton C. Williamson & Roger Robinson attending the Opening Night Performance After Party for the Lincoln Center Theater's Production of August Wilson's "JOE TURNER'S COME AND GONE" at the Millenium Hotel in New York City. April 16, 2009

From: 
Date:
10/01/2018
Roger Robinson attending the Opening Night Broadway performance for the Broadway Revi Photo

Roger Robinson attending the Opening Night Broadway performance for the Broadway Revival of August Wilson's "FENCES", Cort Theatre, New York City. April 26, 2010

From: 
Date:
10/01/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
New York Premiere at 59E59 Theaters, 2018
Performer

  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Revival, 2009
Bynum Walker

  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Production, 2004
Eugene Dawn

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1998
Performer

  [Broadway]
1996
Hedley

  [Broadway]
1985
Joe Mott

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1983
Luke

  [Broadway]
1969
La Fleche

  [Broadway]
1969
Conrad

  [New York]
Workshop, 2001
Tito Suarez


Roger Robinson Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2009 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play Gold Star
Roger Robinson, Joe Turner's Come and Gone
 
Tony Awards - 1996 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
Roger Robinson , Seven Guitars

Roger Robinson News

Wayward Productions Presents SOUNDWOOD AND THE FABLE OF ABLE STAIN At Union Chapel Photo Wayward Productions Presents SOUNDWOOD AND THE FABLE OF ABLE STAIN At Union Chapel
by Stephi Wild - Jun 8, 2022

In the first event of its kind, award-winning author Max Porter is joined by guests Fatima Bhutto, Nina Conti and Roger Robinson with music from rushes/esp, in an ensemble piece fused with image, text, improvised sound and storytelling in response to the country's social, political, environmental, cultural, and emotional state.

RSL Ondaatje Prize 2022 Longlist Announced Photo RSL Ondaatje Prize 2022 Longlist Announced
by Stephi Wild - Apr 6, 2022

The Royal Society of Literature (RSL), the voice for the value of literature in the UK, has today unveiled the longlist for the 2022 RSL Ondaatje Prize. An annual prize of £10,000, the RSL Ondaatje Prize is awarded by the RSL to an outstanding work of fiction, non-fiction or poetry that best evokes the spirit of a place. 

AMT to Present KING LEAR Staged Reading Directed by Austin Pendleton Photo AMT to Present KING LEAR Staged Reading Directed by Austin Pendleton
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 24, 2021

One of the first shows being presented at AMT's new Off Broadway house on 354 West 45th Street will be a staged reading of Shakespeare's 'KING LEAR', starring Charles E. Gerber and directed by Austin Pendleton.

Woodie King, Jr. To Retire June 30 As Head Of New Federal Theatre Photo Woodie King, Jr. To Retire June 30 As Head Of New Federal Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - May 11, 2021

Woodie King, Jr., Founder and Producing Director of New Federal Theatre (NFT), will retire from leadership of the famed theater company on June 30, 2021, handing the baton to NFT's newly appointed Artistic Director, Elizabeth Van Dyke.

Another Sky Releases 'Music For Winter Vol. 1' EP Photo Another Sky Releases 'Music For Winter Vol. 1' EP
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jan 4, 2021

Another Sky released their latest body of work, an EP entitled Music For Winter Vol. I. The EP follows their debut full-length I Slept on The Floor, released earlier this year via Fiction / Missing Piece Records.

Another Sky Releases 'Was I Unkind?' From New EP 'Music For Winter Vol. 1' Photo Another Sky Releases 'Was I Unkind?' From New EP 'Music For Winter Vol. 1'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 21, 2020

On the first day of 2021, Another Sky will release their latest body of work, an EP entitled Music For Winter Vol. I.

Royal Society Of Literature Celebrates 200th Birthday With 60 Appointments and Five-Y Photo Royal Society Of Literature Celebrates 200th Birthday With 60 Appointments and Five-Year Festival
by Stephi Wild - Nov 29, 2020

The Royal Society of Literature (RSL), the charity that represents the voice of literature in the UK, has today in celebration of its 200th birthday announced RSL 200, a five-year festival launched with a series of major new initiatives and 60 new appointments championing the great diversity of writing and writers in the UK.

Southbank Centre Announces 3-Month Season Of Events Broadcast From The RFH and Beyond Photo Southbank Centre Announces 3-Month Season Of Events Broadcast From The RFH and Beyond
by Stephi Wild - Sep 3, 2020

The Southbank Centre today announces details about Inside Out, a brand-new online season of music, literature and comedy from 17 September - 30 December.

BWW Exclusive: Woodie King Jr. Discusses the Past, Present and Future of New Federal  Photo BWW Exclusive: Woodie King Jr. Discusses the Past, Present and Future of New Federal Theatre
by BWW Features - Jun 26, 2020

Woodie King Jr., founder of New Federal Theatre has penned an article exclusively for BroadwayWorld, discussing New Federal Theatre's past, present and more.

Southbank Centre Celebrates Key Workers Through 'Everyday Heroes', Outdoor Art and Po Photo Southbank Centre Celebrates Key Workers Through 'Everyday Heroes', Outdoor Art and Poetry Commissions
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2020

The Southbank Centre has announced Everyday Heroes, a public art and poetry project that celebrates and highlights the invaluable contributions of all those key workers who have kept the country running during the COVID-19 crisis.

Roger Robinson Videos

Ebony Repertory Theatre presents FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE Starring Obba Babatundé
by A.A. Cristi - May 19, 2017

Ebony Repertory Theatre (ERT - Producing Artistic Director, Wren T. Brown) presents FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE starring Emmy Award-winner Obba Babatunde (Dreamgirls - Tony Award nomination, Broadway's Chicago, CBS's The Bold and the Beautiful) as 'Nomax.'

STAGE TUBE: New Trailer for 'FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS' at the Taper
by Stage Tube - Apr 22, 2016

Pulitzer Prize-winner Suzan-Lori Parks' poignant new drama, FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS (PARTS 1, 2 & 3) opened last weekend, April 17, at Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum. Directed by Jo Bonney, the West Coast premiere of 'Father Comes Home...' plays through May 15. Click below to watch a trailer for the show!

BWW TV: 2009 TONY MOMENTS - Roger Robinson
by James Sims - Jun 8, 2009

BroadwayWorld cheered on Roger Robinson, the 2009 Tony Award Winner for 'Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play.' Roger spoke with us at BWW TV after his big win to discuss the emotional power of Joe Turner's Come and Gone and music that can be found in August Wilson's words.


Roger Robinson Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Roger Robinson been in?
Roger Robinson has appeared on Broadway in 7 shows.

How many West End shows has Roger Robinson been in?
Roger Robinson has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Roger Robinson been nominated for?
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Joe Turner's Come and Gone and Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Seven Guitars .

What awards has Roger Robinson won?
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Joe Turner's Come and Gone.