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Robert Whitehead

Director, Producer, Theatre Owner/Operator, Performer, Presenter
( b. Mar 13, 1916 Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - d. Jun 15, 2002 Pound Ridge, New York, USA ) Male
Relations: Cousin of Hume Cronyn
Father of William "Sam" Whitehead
Father of Charles Whitehead
Husband of Virginia Whitehead (? - 1965) her death
Husband of Zoe Caldwell (1968 - June 15, 2002) his death
Other credits: "Foxy" (Yukon, 1962); "Banderol" (Philly, 1962); "Bequest to the Nation" (London, 1970); "The Archbishop's Ceiling" (DC, 1977).



Productions Date of Productions
Master Class
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
Nov 05, 1995 - Jun 29, 1997
Broken Glass
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
Apr 24, 1994 - Jun 26, 1994
Park Your Car in Harvard Yard
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
Nov 07, 1991 - Feb 22, 1992
The Speed of Darkness
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
Feb 28, 1991 - Mar 30, 1991
Artist Descending a Staircase
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by The Staircase Company
Nov 30, 1989 - Dec 31, 1989
A Few Good Men
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
Nov 15, 1989 - Jan 26, 1991
The Petition
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
Apr 24, 1986 - Jun 29, 1986
Lillian
[Play, Solo, Original]
  • Directed by Robert Whitehead
Jan 16, 1986 - Feb 23, 1986
Death of a Salesman
[Play, Drama, Revival]
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
Sep 14, 1984 - Nov 18, 1984
Death of a Salesman
[Play, Drama, Revival]
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
Mar 29, 1984 - Jul 01, 1984
Medea
[Play, Drama, Tragedy, Revival]
  • Directed by Robert Whitehead
May 02, 1982 - Jun 27, 1982
The West Side Waltz
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
Nov 19, 1981 - Mar 13, 1982
Lunch Hour
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
Nov 12, 1980 - Jun 28, 1981
Betrayal
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
Jan 05, 1980 - May 31, 1980
Carmelina
[Musical, Original]
  • Produced by Whitehead-Stevens
Apr 08, 1979 - Apr 21, 1979
Bedroom Farce
[Play, Comedy, Farce, Original]
  • Produced by Whitehead-Stevens
Mar 29, 1979 - Nov 24, 1979
No Man's Land
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
Nov 09, 1976 - Dec 18, 1976
A Texas Trilogy: The Oldest Living Graduate
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
Sep 23, 1976 - Oct 29, 1976
A Texas Trilogy: The Last Meeting of the Knights of the White Magnolia
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
Sep 22, 1976 - Oct 31, 1976
A Texas Trilogy: Lu Ann Hampton Laverty Oberlander
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
Sep 21, 1976 - Oct 30, 1976
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue
[Musical, Original]
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
May 04, 1976 - May 08, 1976
A Matter of Gravity
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
Feb 03, 1976 - Apr 10, 1976
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
[Play, Drama, Revival]
  • Produced by ANTA (Robert Whitehead, Managing Director)
Sep 24, 1974 - Feb 08, 1975
Finishing Touches
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
Feb 08, 1973 - Jun 30, 1973
The Creation of the World and Other Business
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
Nov 30, 1972 - Dec 16, 1972
Old Times
[Play, Original]
  • Co - Produced by Robert Whitehead
Nov 16, 1971 - Feb 26, 1972
Sheep on the Runway
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
Jan 31, 1970 - May 02, 1970
The Price
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
Feb 07, 1968 - Feb 15, 1969
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
Jan 16, 1968 - Dec 14, 1968
Where's Daddy?
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by arrangement with Robert Whitehead
Mar 02, 1966 - Mar 19, 1966
Tartuffe
[Play, Comedy, Farce, Original]
  • Produced by Repertory Theatre of Lincoln Center (under the direction of Robert Whitehead and Elia Kazan)
Jan 14, 1965 - May 22, 1965
Incident at Vichy
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Produced by Repertory Theatre of Lincoln Center (under the direction of Robert Whitehead and Elia Kazan)
Dec 03, 1964 - May 07, 1965
The Changeling
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by Repertory Theatre of Lincoln Center (under the direction of Robert Whitehead and Elia Kazan)
Oct 29, 1964 - Dec 23, 1964
The Physicists
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by arrangement with Robert Whitehead
Oct 13, 1964 - Nov 28, 1964
But For Whom Charlie
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by Repertory Theatre of Lincoln Center (under the direction of Robert Whitehead and Elia Kazan)
Mar 12, 1964 - Jul 02, 1964
Marco Millions
[Play, Revival]
  • Produced by Repertory Theatre of Lincoln Center (under the direction of Robert Whitehead and Elia Kazan)
Feb 20, 1964 - Jun 18, 1964
Foxy
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • FOXY was first produced at the Palace Grand Theatre, Dawson City, Yukon, July 2, 1962, by Robert Whitehead
Feb 16, 1964 - Apr 18, 1964
After The Fall
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Produced by Repertory Theatre of Lincoln Center (under the direction of Robert Whitehead and Elia Kazan)
Jan 23, 1964 - May 29, 1965
A Man for All Seasons
[Play, Original]
  • Theatre Owned / Operated by ANTA (Robert Whitehead, Managing Director)
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
  • Presented by ANTA (Robert Whitehead, Managing Director)
Nov 22, 1961 - Jun 01, 1963
Midgie Purvis
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
Feb 01, 1961 - Feb 18, 1961
The Conquering Hero
[Musical, Original]
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
Jan 16, 1961 - Jan 21, 1961
Much Ado About Nothing
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Produced by arrangement with The Producers Theatre
Sep 17, 1959 - Nov 07, 1959
The Cold Wind and the Warm
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Produced by The Producers Theatre
Dec 08, 1958 - Mar 21, 1959
The Man in the Dog Suit
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by The Producers Theatre
Oct 30, 1958 - Nov 29, 1958
Goldilocks
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by The Producers Theatre
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
Oct 11, 1958 - Feb 28, 1959
A Touch of the Poet
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Produced by The Producers Theatre
  • Originally produced by Robert Whitehead
Oct 02, 1958 - Jun 13, 1959
The Visit
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Produced by The Producers Theatre
May 05, 1958 - Nov 29, 1958
The Waltz of the Toreadors
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Produced by The Producers Theatre
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
Mar 04, 1958 - Mar 29, 1958
The Day the Money Stopped
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Produced by The Producers Theatre
Feb 20, 1958 - Feb 22, 1958
Orpheus Descending
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Produced by The Producers Theatre
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
Mar 21, 1957 - May 18, 1957
A Hole in the Head
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
  • Produced by The Producers Theatre
Feb 28, 1957 - Jul 13, 1957
The Waltz of the Toreadors
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by The Producers Theatre
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
Jan 17, 1957 - May 11, 1957
The Sleeping Prince
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by The Producers Theatre
Nov 01, 1956 - Dec 22, 1956
Major Barbara
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Produced by The Producers Theatre
Oct 30, 1956 - May 18, 1957
Separate Tables
Table by the Window
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by The Producers Theatre
Table Number Seven
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by The Producers Theatre
Oct 25, 1956 - Sep 28, 1957
Tamburlaine the Great
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by The Producers Theatre
Jan 19, 1956 - Feb 04, 1956
Joyce Grenfell Requests the Pleasure...
[Musical, Revue, Original]
  • Produced by The Producers Theatre
Oct 10, 1955 - Dec 03, 1955
A View From the Bridge / A Memory of Two Mondays
A View From the Bridge
[Play, Drama, One Act, Original]
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
A Memory of Two Mondays
[Play, One Act, Original]
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
Sep 29, 1955 - Feb 04, 1956
The Skin of Our Teeth
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
Aug 17, 1955 - Sep 03, 1955
Bus Stop
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
Mar 02, 1955 - Apr 21, 1956
The Flowering Peach
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
  • Produced by The Producers Theatre
Dec 28, 1954 - Apr 23, 1955
Portrait of a Lady
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Produced by The Producers Theatre
Dec 21, 1954 - Dec 25, 1954
The Confidential Clerk
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by The Producers Theatre
Feb 11, 1954 - May 22, 1954
The Remarkable Mr. Pennypacker
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
  • A Production by The Producers Theatre
Dec 30, 1953 - Jul 10, 1954
The Emperor's Clothes
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
Feb 09, 1953 - Feb 21, 1953
The Time of the Cuckoo
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
Oct 15, 1952 - May 30, 1953
Sunday Breakfast
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by ANTA (Robert Whitehead, Managing Director)
May 28, 1952 - Jun 08, 1952
Four Saints in Three Acts
[Musical, Opera, Revival]
  • Produced by ANTA (Robert Whitehead, Managing Director)
Apr 16, 1952 - Apr 27, 1952
Golden Boy
[Play, Drama, Revival]
  • Produced by ANTA (Robert Whitehead, Managing Director)
Mar 12, 1952 - Apr 06, 1952
Mrs. McThing
[Play, Comedy, Fantasy, Original]
  • Produced by ANTA (Robert Whitehead, Managing Director)
Feb 20, 1952 - Jan 10, 1953
Night Music
[Play, Drama, Revival]
  • Production revived under the auspices of Robert Whitehead
Apr 08, 1951 - Apr 14, 1951
The Member of the Wedding
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
Jan 05, 1950 - Mar 17, 1951
Crime and Punishment
[Play, Drama, Revival]
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
Dec 22, 1947 - Jan 24, 1948
Medea
[Play, Drama, Tragedy, Revival]
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
Oct 20, 1947 - May 15, 1948
Heart of a City
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Performer: Robert Whitehead [Wing Commander]
Feb 12, 1942 - Mar 07, 1942
Mr. Big
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: Robert Whitehead [Nesbitt]
Sep 30, 1941 - Oct 04, 1941
Steel
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Produced by The Producers Theatre
Dec 19, 1939 - Dec 30, 1939
Cure For Matrimony
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by The Producers Theatre
Oct 25, 1939 - Nov 25, 1939
2002 Tony Award® Special Lifetime Achievement Tony Award
nominee Robert Whitehead [recipient]
1996 Tony Award® Best Play
winnerMaster Class [winner]
Produced by Robert Whitehead
1996 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Play
winnerMaster Class [winner]
Produced by Robert Whitehead
1994 Tony Award® Best Play
 Broken Glass [nominee]
Produced by Robert Whitehead
1984 Tony Award® Best Reproduction
winnerDeath of a Salesman [winner]
Produced by Robert Whitehead
1984 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Revival
winnerDeath of a Salesman [winner]
Produced by Robert Whitehead
1979 Tony Award® Best Play
 Bedroom Farce [nominee]
Produced by Whitehead-Stevens
1977 Drama Desk Award Outstanding New Play (American)
winnerA Texas Trilogy: Lu Ann Hampton Laverty Oberlander [winner]
Produced by Robert Whitehead
1977 Drama Desk Award Outstanding New Play (American)
winnerA Texas Trilogy: The Last Meeting of the Knights of the White Magnolia [winner]
Produced by Robert Whitehead
1977 Drama Desk Award Outstanding New Play (American)
winnerA Texas Trilogy: The Oldest Living Graduate [winner]
Produced by Robert Whitehead
1977 Drama Desk Award Outstanding New Play (Foreign)
 No Man's Land [nominee]
Produced by Robert Whitehead
1968 Tony Award® Best Play
 The Price [nominee]
Produced by Robert Whitehead
1965 Tony Award® Best Producer of a Play
 Tartuffe [nominee]
Produced by Repertory Theatre of Lincoln Center (under the direction of Robert Whitehead and Elia Kazan)
1962 Tony Award® Best Play
winnerA Man for All Seasons [winner]
Produced by Robert Whitehead
1962 Tony Award® Best Producer of a Play
winnerA Man for All Seasons [winner]
Produced by Robert Whitehead
1959 Tony Award® Best Play
 A Touch of the Poet [nominee]
Originally produced by Robert Whitehead; Produced by The Producers Theatre
1959 Tony Award® Best Play
 The Visit [nominee]
Produced by The Producers Theatre
1957 Tony Award® Best Play
 The Waltz of the Toreadors [nominee]
Produced by Robert Whitehead and The Producers Theatre
1957 Tony Award® Best Play
 Separate Tables [nominee]
Produced by The Producers Theatre
1956 Tony Award® Best Play
 Bus Stop [nominee]
Produced by Robert Whitehead
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