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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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

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