Robert Newman

About Robert

ROBERT NEWMAN is perhaps best known for his 28-year run as Joshua Lewis on the longest running program in broadcasting history, Guiding Light. The role garnered him 2 Daytime Emmy nomina­tions for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series.  He has recently guest starred on Homeland, Criminal Minds, NCIS, and Law and Order: SVU. Film credits include Amazing Spider-Man 2, Dracano, and the short film Deadline…

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Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf- Nantucket Theatre Workshop 2017

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  TWN’s “Virginia Woolf” stands the test of time Don’t fear seeing “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf” at Theatre Workshop of Nantucket. There’s a lot of bite in this impressive production of one of the greatest plays of the 20th century. For fans of daytime TV serials, the “soaps” as they’re known, it’s a chance   …Continue Reading


The Lion In Winter- Barn Theatre, 2017, also starring Kim Zimmer…

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“When Robert Newman takes the stage as King Henry II in “Lion in Winter,” the audience spontaneously applauses before he even utters a word. And it’s well deserved. Not just because the man himself is royalty at The Barn — having started his career more than three decades ago at the beloved summer stock theater   …Continue Reading


Hunchback of Notre Dame- Barn Theatre, 2017

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Newman, an Emmy-Award winning star of television’s daytime drama “Guiding Light” and frequent Barn guest, excels as Dom Frollo. Newman’s deft portrayal keeps the character vulnerable and relatable even as he wreaks havoc against the gypsies. The role also gives Newman a chance to show off his rich, thundering singing voice which was particularly powerful   …Continue Reading


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