Gender
Male
Born
Oct 11, 1918
New York, New York, USA
Died
Jul 29, 1998
New York, New York, USA
Director Producer Performer Choreographer Conception Writer Source Material Other
Also Known As
Jerome Rabinowitz [Birthname]
Relations
Cousin of
Jean Handy
Engaged to
Nora Kaye (a wedding date of April 16, 1951 was announced, however the engagement was broken off)
Partner of
Buzz Miller (broken off during "Bells Are Ringing")
Partner of
Tommy Abbott (? - ?)
West Side Story (Feb 06, 2020 - ?)
  • Based on a Conception by Jerome Robbins
  • Entire Original Production Directed and Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
MusicalDramaRevival
Prince of Broadway (Aug 24, 2017 - Oct 29, 2017)
  • "West Side Story" based on a conception of Jerome Robbins
  • Original New York stage production of "Fiddler on the Roof" directed and choreographed by Jerome Robbins [, ]
MusicalRevueOriginal
Fiddler on the Roof (Dec 20, 2015 - Dec 31, 2016)
  • Inspired by the work of Jerome Robbins
  • Original Broadway production directed and choreographed by Jerome Robbins
MusicalComedyDramaRevival
The King and I (Apr 16, 2015 - Jun 26, 2016)
  • Based on the Original Choreography by Jerome Robbins
MusicalComedyDramaRevival
On the Town (Oct 16, 2014 - Sep 06, 2015)
  • Original 1944 production of "On the Town" was choreographed by Jerome Robbins
  • Based on an idea by Jerome Robbins
MusicalComedyRevival
West Side Story (Mar 19, 2009 - Jan 02, 2011)
  • Based on a conception of Jerome Robbins
  • Entire Original Production Directed and Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
MusicalDramaRevival
Gypsy (Mar 27, 2008 - Jan 11, 2009)
  • Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
MusicalDramaRevival
Fiddler on the Roof (Feb 26, 2004 - Jan 08, 2006)
  • Choreography by and Original New York Stage Production Directed by Jerome Robbins
MusicalComedy DramaRevival
Gypsy (May 01, 2003 - May 30, 2004)
  • Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
MusicalDramaRevival
Peter Pan (Apr 07, 1999 - Aug 29, 1999)
  • Originally conceived, directed, and choreographed by Jerome Robbins
MusicalComedyRevival
Peter Pan (Nov 23, 1998 - Jan 03, 1999)
  • Originally conceived, directed, and choreographed by Jerome Robbins
MusicalComedyRevival
On the Town (Nov 19, 1998 - Jan 17, 1999)
  • Based on a concept by Jerome Robbins
  • Original 1944 production was choreographed by Jerome Robbins
MusicalComedyRevival
The King and I (Apr 11, 1996 - Feb 22, 1998)
  • Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
MusicalComedy DramaRevival
Peter Pan (Nov 26, 1991 - Jan 05, 1992)
  • Original production conceived, directed, and choreographed by Jerome Robbins
MusicalComedyRevival
Peter Pan (Dec 13, 1990 - Jan 20, 1991)
  • Original production conceived, directed, and choreographed by Jerome Robbins
MusicalComedyRevival
Fiddler on the Roof (Nov 18, 1990 - Jun 16, 1991)
  • Original production directed & choreographed by Jerome Robbins
MusicalComedy DramaRevival
Gypsy (Nov 16, 1989 - Jul 28, 1991)
  • Original production directed by Jerome Robbins
  • Original production choreographed by Jerome Robbins
MusicalDramaRevival
Jerome Robbins' Broadway (Feb 26, 1989 - Sep 01, 1990)
  • Directed by Jerome Robbins
  • Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
  • "On The Town" and "West Side Story" based on ideas by Jerome Robbins
MusicalRevue DanceOriginal
The King and I (Jan 07, 1985 - Jun 30, 1985)
  • Original choreography by Jerome Robbins
MusicalComedy DramaRevival
Fiddler on the Roof (Jul 09, 1981 - Aug 23, 1981)
  • Directed by Jerome Robbins
  • Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
MusicalComedy DramaRevival
West Side Story (Feb 14, 1980 - Nov 30, 1980)
  • Directed by Jerome Robbins
  • Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
  • Conceived by Jerome Robbins
MusicalDramaRevival
Peter Pan (Sep 06, 1979 - Jan 04, 1981)
  • Original production conceived, choreographed and directed by Jerome Robbins
MusicalComedyRevival
The King and I (May 02, 1977 - Dec 30, 1978)
  • Original choreography by Jerome Robbins
MusicalComedy DramaRevival
Fiddler on the Roof (Dec 28, 1976 - May 21, 1977)
  • Directed by Jerome Robbins
  • Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
MusicalComedy DramaRevival
Gypsy (Sep 23, 1974 - Jan 04, 1975)
  • Original New York production directed, choreographed by Jerome Robbins
MusicalDramaRevival
On the Town (Oct 31, 1971 - Jan 01, 1972)
  • Based on an idea by Jerome Robbins
MusicalComedyRevival
The Office (Never Officially Opened - Apr 30, 1966)
  • Directed by Jerome Robbins
PlayComedyFantasyOriginal
Fiddler on the Roof (Sep 22, 1964 - Jul 02, 1972)
  • Directed by Jerome Robbins
  • Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
MusicalComedy DramaOriginal
West Side Story (Apr 08, 1964 - May 03, 1964)
  • Original production directed and choreographed by Jerome Robbins
  • Conceived by Jerome Robbins
MusicalDramaRevival
Funny Girl (Mar 26, 1964 - Jul 01, 1967)
  • Production Supervised by Jerome Robbins
MusicalComedyOriginal
Dylan (Jan 18, 1964 - Sep 12, 1964)
  • The song "New York, New York" from ON THE TOWN used by kind permission of Jerome Robbins
PlayOriginal
  • Directed by Jerome Robbins
PlayComedyOriginal
Mother Courage and Her Children (Mar 28, 1963 - May 11, 1963)
  • Produced by Jerome Robbins
  • Staged by Jerome Robbins
PlayOriginal
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (May 08, 1962 - Aug 29, 1964)
  • Uncredited staging and choreography by Jerome Robbins
MusicalComedy FarceOriginal
Jerome Robbins' Ballet: U.S.A. (Oct 08, 1961 - Oct 28, 1961)
  • The Concert
  • Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
SpecialBalletRevival
  • Afternoon of a Faun
  • Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
SpecialBalletRevival
  • New York Export: Opus Jazz
  • Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
SpecialBalletRevival
  • Moves
  • Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
SpecialBalletOriginal
West Side Story (Apr 27, 1960 - Dec 10, 1960)
  • Directed by Jerome Robbins
  • Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
  • Based on a conception of Jerome Robbins
MusicalDramaRevival
Gypsy (May 21, 1959 - Mar 25, 1961)
  • Directed by Jerome Robbins
  • Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
MusicalDramaOriginal
Jerome Robbins' Ballet: U.S.A. (Sep 04, 1958 - Oct 11, 1958)
  • The Concert
  • Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
SpecialBalletOriginal
  • Afternoon of a Faun
  • Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
SpecialBalletOriginal
  • 3 x 3
  • Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
SpecialBalletOriginal
  • New York Export: Opus Jazz
  • Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
SpecialBalletOriginal
West Side Story (Sep 26, 1957 - Jun 27, 1959)
  • Directed by Jerome Robbins
  • Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
  • Conceived by Jerome Robbins
MusicalDramaOriginal
Bells Are Ringing (Nov 29, 1956 - Mar 07, 1959)
  • Directed by Jerome Robbins
  • Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
MusicalComedyOriginal
Seventh Heaven (May 26, 1955 - Jul 02, 1955)
  • Uncredited show doctoring by Jerome Robbins
MusicalOriginal
Ankles Aweigh (Apr 18, 1955 - Sep 17, 1955)
  • Uncredited show doctoring by Jerome Robbins
MusicalComedyOriginal
Silk Stockings (Feb 24, 1955 - Apr 14, 1956)
  • Uncredited show doctoring by Jerome Robbins
MusicalComedyOriginal
Peter Pan (Oct 20, 1954 - Feb 26, 1955)
  • Directed by Jerome Robbins
  • Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
MusicalComedyOriginal
The Pajama Game (May 13, 1954 - Nov 24, 1956)
  • Directed by Jerome Robbins
MusicalComedyOriginal
Wonderful Town (Feb 25, 1953 - Jul 03, 1954)
  • Uncredited show doctoring by Jerome Robbins
MusicalComedyOriginal
Two's Company (Dec 15, 1952 - Mar 08, 1953)
  • Dances and Musical Numbers Staged by Jerome Robbins
  • Scenario for "Roundabout" by Jerome Robbins
MusicalRevueOriginal
Wish You Were Here (Jun 25, 1952 - Nov 28, 1953)
  • Uncredited show doctoring by Jerome Robbins
MusicalComedyOriginal
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (Apr 19, 1951 - Dec 08, 1951)
  • Uncredited show doctoring by Jerome Robbins
MusicalOriginal
The King and I (Mar 29, 1951 - Mar 20, 1954)
  • Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
MusicalComedy DramaOriginal
Call Me Madam (Oct 12, 1950 - May 03, 1952)
  • Dances and Musical Numbers Stage by Jerome Robbins
MusicalComedyOriginal
Miss Liberty (Jul 15, 1949 - Apr 08, 1950)
  • Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
MusicalComedyOriginal
Look, Ma, I'm Dancin'! (Jan 29, 1948 - Jul 10, 1948)
  • Directed by Jerome Robbins
  • Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
  • Conceived by Jerome Robbins
MusicalOriginal
High Button Shoes (Oct 09, 1947 - Jul 02, 1949)
  • Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
MusicalComedyOriginal
Ballet Theatre (Sep 30, 1946 - Nov 09, 1946)
  • Interplay
  • Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
SpecialBallet DanceRevival
  • Fancy Free
  • Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
  • Performer: Jerome Robbins
    • Sailor - Replacement (Oct 20, 1946 - Oct 20, 1946)
SpecialBallet DanceOriginal
Billion Dollar Baby (Dec 21, 1945 - Jun 29, 1946)
  • Choreography and Musical Numbers Staged by Jerome Robbins
MusicalComedyOriginal
Interplay (Jun 01, 1945 - Jun 28, 1945)
  • Interplay
  • Performer: Jerome Robbins
  • Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
SpecialBalletOriginal
  • Concert Varieties
  • Performer: Jerome Robbins
MusicalVaudevilleOriginal
Common Ground (Apr 25, 1945 - Jun 23, 1945)
  • Directed by Jerome Robbins
PlayOriginal
On the Town (Dec 28, 1944 - Feb 02, 1946)
  • Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
  • Based on an idea by Jerome Robbins
MusicalComedyOriginal
The Ballet Theatre (Feb 11, 1941 - Mar 09, 1941)
  • Gizelle
  • Performer: Jerome Robbins [Peasant]
SpecialBalletRevival
  • Three Virgins and a Devil
  • Performer: Jerome Robbins [A Youth]
SpecialBalletOriginal
  • Gala Performance
  • Performer: Jerome Robbins [Attendant Cavalier]
SpecialBalletOriginal
The Straw Hat Revue (Sep 29, 1939 - Dec 02, 1939)
  • Performer: Jerome Robbins
MusicalRevueOriginal
Stars In Your Eyes (Feb 09, 1939 - May 27, 1939)
  • Performer: Jerome Robbins [Gentleman of the Ballet]
MusicalComedyOriginal
Great Lady (Dec 01, 1938 - Dec 17, 1938)
  • Performer: Jerome Robbins [Ensemble]
PlayPlay with musicOriginal
The King and I (Oct 30, 2016 - Aug 12, 2018)
  • Based on the Original Choreography by Jerome Robbins
MusicalComedyDramaRevival
Peter Pan (Aug 24, 2011 - Apr 28, 2013)
  • Original Broadway Production Conceived, Directed and Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
MusicalComedyRevival
West Side Story (Sep 30, 2010 - Jun 10, 2012)
  • Based on a concept of Jerome Robbins
  • Entire Original Production Directed and Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
MusicalDramaRevival
Fiddler on the Roof (Feb 07, 2009 - Jun 27, 2010)
  • Original New York Stage Production Directed and Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
MusicalComedyDramaRevival
Peter Pan (Sep 24, 2004 - May 28, 2006)
  • Original Broadway Production Conceived, Directed and Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
MusicalComedyRevival
The King and I - 2004 (Jun 12, 2004 - Nov 13, 2005)
  • Originally choreographed by Jerome Robbins
MusicalComedyDramaRevival
Fiddler on the Roof (Oct 24, 2000 - May 26, 2002)
  • Original New York stage production Directed and Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
MusicalComedyDramaRevival
Peter Pan (Nov 07, 1997 - Feb 20, 2000)
  • Original Broadway Production Conceived, Directed and Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
MusicalComedyRevival
The King and I - 1997 (Apr 02, 1997 - Jul 05, 1998)
  • Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
MusicalComedyDramaRevival
West Side Story (Sep 05, 1995 - Jun 15, 1997)
  • Entire Original Production Directed and Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
  • Based on a conception by Jerome Robbins
MusicalDramaRevival
Fiddler on the Roof (Sep 07, 1994 - Jun 23, 1996)
  • Original New York Stage Production Directed and Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
MusicalComedyDramaRevival
Jerome Robbins' Broadway (Oct 02, 1990 - Sep 08, 1991)
  • Directed by Jerome Robbins
  • Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
  • "On The Town" and "West Side Story" based on ideas by Jerome Robbins
MusicalRevue DanceOriginal
Peter Pan (Dec 15, 1989 - Nov 24, 1991)
  • Original Production Conceived, Directed and Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
MusicalComedyRevival
The King and I (Aug 18, 1989 - Mar 04, 1990)
  • Original Choreography by Jerome Robbins
MusicalComedyDramaRevival
Fiddler on the Roof (Jun 28, 1989 - Sep 23, 1990)
  • Original Production Directed and Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
MusicalComedyDramaRevival
Gypsy (May 09, 1989 - Oct 22, 1989)
  • Original Production Directed and Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
MusicalDramaRevival
West Side Story (Jul 28, 1987 - Sep 06, 1987)
  • Entire Original Production Directed and Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
MusicalDramaRevival
West Side Story (Aug 31, 1985 - Sep 21, 1985)
  • Entire Original Production Directed and Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
  • Based on a Conception by Jerome Robbins
MusicalDramaRevival
The King and I (Feb 21, 1984 - Dec 23, 1984)
  • Originally choreographed by Jerome Robbins
MusicalComedyDramaRevival
Peter Pan (Jun 15, 1982 - Jul 17, 1983)
  • Original Production Conceived, Directed and Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
MusicalComedyRevival
Peter Pan (Apr 15, 1981 - Jan 31, 1982)
  • Original Production Conceived, Directed and Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
MusicalComedyRevival
The King and I (Feb 18, 1981 - Jun 05, 1983)
  • Originally choreographed by Jerome Robbins
MusicalComedyDramaRevival
Gypsy (Mar 22, 1974 - Sep 14, 1974)
  • Original NY Production Directed and Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
MusicalDramaRevival
Funny Girl (Sep 23, 2002 - Sep 23, 2002)
  • New York Production Supervised by Jerome Robbins
SpecialBenefit ConcertRevival

Tony Award®

Best Direction of a Musical

1989 | Winner  | Jerome Robbins' Broadway
Directed by Jerome Robbins

Best Choreography

1965 | Winner  | Fiddler on the Roof
Choreographed by Jerome Robbins

Best Direction of a Musical

1965 | Winner  | Fiddler on the Roof
Directed by Jerome Robbins
 

Best Play

1963 | Nominee  | Mother Courage and Her Children
Produced by Jerome Robbins
 

Best Producer of a Play

1963 | Nominee  | Mother Courage and Her Children
Produced by Jerome Robbins
 

Best Direction of a Musical

1960 | Nominee  | Gypsy
Directed by Jerome Robbins

Best Choreography

1958 | Winner  | West Side Story
Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
 

Best Choreography

1957 | Nominee  | Bells Are Ringing
Choreographed by Jerome Robbins

Choreographer

1948 | Winner  | High Button Shoes
Choreographed by Jerome Robbins

Drama Desk Award

Special Award

1989 | Recipient
Jerome Robbins

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