The Uncle Geoff Magic Show (Target Margin Labs/LubDub Theatre Co, 2021). L-R: Anthony Vaughn Merchant, Geoff Kanick, Isuri Wijesundara; Photo: Bjorn Bolinder.
A Play for the Living in a Time of Extinction (Une pièce pour les vivant·e·x·s en temps d'extinction, Théâtre Vidy-Lausanne, 2021). Safi Martin Yé; Photo: Claudia Ndebele.
LubDub Theatre Co's On the Lawn (Work-in-Progress Showing, November 2019; Dramaturg). Photo: Leslie E. Kossoff.
Celine Song's Endlings (American Repertory Theater, 2019; A.R.T. Production Dramaturg). Photo: GretjenHelene.com.
We Live in Cairo (American Repertory Theater, 2019; Production Dramaturg). Photo: Evgenia Eliseeva.
A Play for the Living in a Time of Extinction (En Garde Arts Uncommon Voices/LubDub Theatre Co, 2019; Dramaturg). Photo: LubDub Theatre Co.
LubDub Theatre Co's The Doubtful Guest (Public Hotel, 2018; Dramaturg). L-R: Mayte Natalio, Clinton Edward.
Eve Ensler's O.P.C. (American Repertory Theater, 2014; Dramaturg).
The Light Princess (American Repertory Theater, 2013 & 2014; New Victory Theater, 2015; Dramaturg). Photo: Evgenia Eliseeva.
Out of the Blue (Organic Theatre Company, 2016; Co-Translator). Photo: Organic Theatre Co.
LubDub Theatre Co's The Very True Story of What Has Yet to Occur (US Postal Service, 2016; Dramaturg). Photo: LubDub Theatre Co.

PRODUCTION DRAMATURGY

Robert has worked as a dramaturg for new plays appearing around the U.S. and internationally. Selected credits include:


  • A Play for the Living in a Time of Extinction
    By Miranda Rose Hall
    Dramaturg
    Commissioned and Developed by LubDub Theatre Co.
    • World premiere (digital), Baltimore Center Stage (Directed by Taibi Magar), Spring 2021
    • European premiere, Théâtre Vidy-Lausanne (Directed by Katie Mitchell), Fall 2021
    • Developed in residence at the Orchard Project NYC Greenhouse and NYTW at Dartmouth. Work-in-Progress Showings with EnGarde Arts, Global Lab for Performance and Politics, Two River Theatre, New York Theatre Workshop at Dartmouth, and Rattlestick
    • Featured on PBS' "All Arts," Spring 2020

  • The Uncle Geoff Magic Show
    Lead artist
    , LubDub Theatre Co.
    Developed and produced in residence in Target Margin Theatre's Magic in Plain Sight residency (June 2021)

  • We Live in Cairo
    Production Dramaturg
    By Daniel Lazour & Patrick Lazour
    Directed by Taibi Magar
    American Repertory Theater, May 2019 (World Premiere)

  • Endlings
    A.R.T. Production Dramaturg
    By Celine Song
    Directed by Sammi Cannold
    Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center (White Stage Manager 1), July 2018
    American Repertory Theater, March 2019 (World Premiere)

  • On the Lawn
    Dramaturg

    Created by LubDub Theatre Co.
    Directed by Geoff Kanick and Caitlin Nasema Cassidy
    Developed in residence at the Orchard Project NYC and Georgetown University
    Workshop presentation at Georgetown University, November 2019
    Kitchen Sink Residency, Theatre Row, 2019-2021

  • The White Card
    Citizen Read & Act II Facilitator

    By Claudia Rankin
    Directed by Diane Paulus
    American Repertory Theater & ArtsEmerson, March 2018 (World Premiere)

    • O.P.C.
      Production Dramaturg

      By Eve Ensler
      Directed by Pesha Rudnick
      November 2014 (World Premiere)

    • Out of the Blue
      Co-Translator (with Tatyana Khaikin)

      Written by Vladimir Zaytsev
      Directed by Alexander Gelman
      Organic Theatre, Chicago, IL, June 2016

    • The Light Princess
      Dramaturg
      Written by Lila Rose Kaplan and Mike Pettry
      Directed by Allegra Libonati
      American Repertory Theater, December 2013 (World Premiere), December 2014
      New Victory Theater, February 2015
      New York Times Critics' Pick

    • Boston Theatre Marathon
      Director (for American Repertory Theater)
      World-premiere short plays by Theresa Rebeck
      May 2017 and May 2018

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