Robert Newman

Theater


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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Tormented by trying to reconcile his fervent dedication to his faith and his uncontrollable desire for Esmeralda, a woman who represents everything he has tried to despise, Frollo is a walking contradiction, and Newman fully illuminates the man’s multiple facets. He demonstrates how smoothly kindness can slip into cruelty and how swiftly the sanctimonious and   …Continue Reading


Playing Dalton Trumbo…

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Some of you have asked if I have any video from the production of Trumbo: Red White and Blacklisted we did at IWU last week. Unfortunately we could not tape the production for obvious reasons. However, I did a rehearsal tape on my own of a couple of Trumbo’s letters and here is one of   …Continue Reading


Naked Influence at Capital Rep, Albany, NY Jan 22-Feb 14!

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Great show…great cast…  


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