1776 (A.R.T., Broadway, National Tour, 2022, Dramaturg). Photo: Evan Zimmerman for Murphy Made.
Claudia Rankine's HELP (The Shed, 2022, Dramaturg). April Matthis and ensemble; Photo: Jeenah Moon for the New York Times.
Claudia Rankine's HELP (The Shed, 2022, Dramaturg). Photo: Kate Glicksberg.
We Hear You: A Climate Archive (Kennedy Center REACH/Coal & Ice, 2022, Dramaturg). Photo: Wolf Hertzberg.
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.
A Play for the Living in a Time of Extinction (Uno spettacolo per chi vive in tempi di estinzione, Piccolo Teatro Mila, 2022). Esther Elisha; Photo: Masiar Pasquali.
The Uncle Geoff Magic Show (Target Margin Labs/LubDub Theatre Co, 2021). L-R: Anthony Vaughn Merchant, Geoff Kanick, Isuri Wijesundara; Photo: Bjorn Bolinder.
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.


Robert has worked to develop and premiere plays appearing around the U.S. and internationally. Selected credits include:

    • 1776
      Book by Peter Stone
      Music and Lyrics by Sherman Edwards
      Directed by Jeffrey L. Page and Diane Paulus
      American Repertory Theater, Roundabout (Broadway), NETWorks (National Tour)

    • We Hear You—A Climate Archive
      Dramaten (The Royal Dramatic Theatre of Sweden), The Earth Commons—Georgetown University's Institute for Environment and Sustainability, The Embassy of Sweden in Washington, DC, and the The Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics
    • HELP
      By Claudia Rankine
      Directed by Taibi Magar
      The Shed, March 2022
    • A Play for the Living in a Time of Extinction
      By Miranda Rose Hall
      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
      • Sustainable tour through 2022 at network of theaters in transition including Teatro Piccolo in MilanDramaten (Royal Dramatic Theater of Sweden), National Theater Gent in Belgium, The Queen Maria II National Theatre in Portugal, Lithuanian National Drama Theatre, National Theatre of Croatia, Slovene National Theatre Maribor, Théâtre de Liège in Belgium, Trafó Theater in Hungary, and National Theater and Concert Hall of Tapei.
      • 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

      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 Rankine
      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
        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