Robert's work as a writer and editor includes pieces for HowlRoundContemporary Theater Review (Routledge), Breaking Character Magazine (Samuel French), The A.R.T. GuideThe Theater Times, and other publications. This page shows a selection of published writing. 

Roadmap for Recovery and Resilience for Theater

An ongoing collaboration between the American Repertory Theater and the T.H. Chan School of Public Health at Harvard University, offering strategies and information for theaters seeking to reopen following the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Art Not Without Ambition

An interview with Macbeth In Stride creator and performer Whitney White.
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The Many Histories of Magic

Hocus Pocus was a man. In the seventeenth century, Englishman William Vincent swallowed daggers, pulled ribbons from his mouth, and made objects disappear while chanting incantations. Vincent’s act became a favorite entertainment of James I, earning the conjuror a royal license to perform under his stage name as “the King’s most excellent Hocus Pocus.”
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Meanwhile: Becoming Porous | Mientras Tanto: Hacia La Porosidad

Though we were often tempted by earnest solemnity, each discordant reality embodied in our collective urged us to consider the punch line, the satire, and the clown as perhaps more appropriate aesthetic signatures for an imbalanced and hypocritical era.
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In Kraków, Good Ghosts and Bad at the 2017 Divine Comedy Festival

In Kraków, Poland, the centuries live together like neighbors. Walking the city center’s warren of medieval alleyways and avenues, a traveler finds temporal juxtapositions ranging from the enticing to the astounding.
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Exhibits of Evanescence: Performing Arts Curation Strategies from Kraków’s Theatre Museums

An LED screen in a stairwell of the museum displays an unforgettable picture. A row of Baltic beachgoers lounge in the foreground; shirtless and suntanned, they recline within reach of the advancing surf. Their attention, and ours, is fixed on a figure some yards out at sea. Perched above the waves on a stepladder, arms raised like an uncanny celebrant, stands a man in a tuxedo: he is conducting the waves.

Despite Bomb Threats, "Out of The Blue" Plays On (Internationally)

Out of the Blue, currently playing at Moscow’s Satirikon Theater, is restricted to ages 21 and up. Written by Vladimir Zaytsev, the drama follows a gay teenager’s struggle to come out to his friends and family, and to survive the series of remedies that they prescribe to “fix” him. For audiences in Russia and abroad, the play offers a rare chance to experience the stories of Russia’s LGBTQ youth.