Robert Newman

Theater


Singing If I Were a Rich Man at the Barn Theatre, 2014

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Singing Hook’s Waltz From Peter Pan, Barn Theatre, 2013…

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Hook’s Waltz


Singing Good Old Girl from Best Little Whorehouse…

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From the Barn Theatre 2014 production of The Best Little Whorehouse In Texas… Good Old Girl        


Other Desert Cities, Cape May Stage, NJ, 2014

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“Robert Newman plays Hollywood star and U.S. Ambassador Lyman Wyeth with a smooth and facile veneer until the pressure of events brings him to a powerful collapse” -Kim Merrill, Cape May Star and Wave   With Kate Hathaway, Michelle Eugene, Marlena Lustik, and Patrick Cannon:        


Fiddler On The Roof, Barn Theatre, 2014

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Most of this production’s success can be attributed to Robert Newman. Few actors have taken the Barn stage with the presence and authority that Newman possesses. And though he commands attention, he also shows mastery of the gentle touch. He shows skill with quiet and subtle moments. But when he needs to go big, he   …Continue Reading


Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Barn Theatre, 2014

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  Newman brought a lot of energy and pent-up good-ol’-boy rage to the creatively foul-mouthed sheriff — he’s an expert on how a country dog feels in the city, or how a goose might use a brass horn for sewage, or something like that. He got laughs (a huge one with a line putting down   …Continue Reading


Death Trap – Barn Theater, MI

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So all that can be said is, Newman (a Barnie from way back, Josh on soap “The Guiding Light” for 28 years) makes a great Bruhl. Arrogant, pompous and full of desperation, Newman’s Bruhl is also funny, pathetic and brutal. In one violent scene (not that one, the other) he genuinely stunned and shocked the   …Continue Reading


Peter Pan – Barn Theatre, MI

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It’s in this home that veteran actor Robert Newman (of “Guiding Light” and more recently Showtime’s “Homeland” fame) first takes the stage as father of the Darling children, paired with “grace personified” in his wife (Penelope Alex). Later, Newman swings into action as Captain Hook. Newman is fantastic as Hook. He shifts from comic mode   …Continue Reading


Man of La Mancha – Barn Theater, MI

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Newman effectively creates the dual characters of Miguel de Cervantes and Don Quixote…climaxing with a dynamite “The Quest, The Impossible Dream” in Act Two, evoking a deserved mid-show standing ovation. -C.J. Gianakaris, Special to the Kalamazoo Gazette It took only a brief moment for Newman to replace Josh Lewis with Miguel de Cervantes/Don Quixote. Bridging   …Continue Reading


Annie – North Carolina Theater

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Newman, a pro and a ham, plays Warbucks as an overgrown kid and gets in what seems like a swipe at a neighboring town’s fancy new performing arts center with the quip, “After New York, every other place is just … Durham.” -Zack Smith, INDY Week Soap opera veteran Robert Newman blusters as Warbucks and   …Continue Reading