As Fred/ Petruchio from Kiss Me Kate at Broadway Theatre of Pitman, 2018. Where Is The Life That Late I Led: https://youtu.be/XGpnL9hrV1Y Wunderbar: https://youtu.be/qs4AYNqMnJo So In Love Reprise: https://youtu.be/3b3eCUoBGoI
The role of director here comes to fruition hitting all the right notes. At once explosive yet restrained, charming yet with a dark underbelly, and with both agitation and grace, Robert Newman is marvelous in this role. The tenuous glue that holds the madness together, except when he’s adding to it. He’s the shining …Continue Reading
Robert Newman is an imposing presence between both his height and his fat suit. He does a wonderful job of playing the insecure mother who, with the inspiration of her daughter and the support of her husband, grows into the powerful woman ready to take on the world. He finds the right balance of …Continue Reading
From Hairspray at The Barn Theatre 2018 with the great Charlie King as Wilbur! https://youtu.be/kx2Esw5UP-A
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
Come join us on Friday, April 28th at 9:30 pm at 54 Below in NYC for an evening of music and stories. Myself, Kim Zimmer, Tom Wopat and a bunch of great talent from the Barn Theatre all to raise money for the theatre itself. It will be wonderful.. .
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
Discovered this in my basement on Betamax and had it transferred to DVD. I’ve edited it down a bit. This was my debut as Josh Lewis on Guiding Light. Fresh out of college and having never acted in front of a camera before. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m64dDNfYRAU&feature=youtu.be