Gender
Male
Born
Mar 13, 1916
Montreal, Quebec, CANADA
Died
Jun 15, 2002
Pound Ridge, New York, USA
Producer Director Theatre Owner/Operator Performer Presenter
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
Comments
Other credits: "Foxy" (Yukon, 1962); "Banderol" (Philly, 1962); "Bequest to the Nation" (London, 1970); "The Archbishop's Ceiling" (DC, 1977).
Master Class (Nov 05, 1995 - Jun 29, 1997)
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
PlayOriginal
Broken Glass (Apr 24, 1994 - Jun 26, 1994)
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
PlayOriginal
Park Your Car in Harvard Yard (Nov 07, 1991 - Feb 22, 1992)
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
PlayOriginal
The Speed of Darkness (Feb 28, 1991 - Mar 30, 1991)
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
PlayOriginal
Artist Descending a Staircase (Nov 30, 1989 - Dec 31, 1989)
  • Produced by The Staircase Company
PlayOriginal
A Few Good Men (Nov 15, 1989 - Jan 26, 1991)
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
PlayDramaOriginal
The Petition (Apr 24, 1986 - Jun 29, 1986)
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
PlayOriginal
Lillian (Jan 16, 1986 - Feb 23, 1986)
  • Directed by Robert Whitehead
PlaySoloOriginal
Death of a Salesman (Mar 29, 1984 - Nov 18, 1984)
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
PlayDramaRevival
Medea (May 02, 1982 - Jun 27, 1982)
  • Directed by Robert Whitehead
PlayDrama TragedyRevival
The West Side Waltz (Nov 19, 1981 - Mar 13, 1982)
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
PlayComedyOriginal
Lunch Hour (Nov 12, 1980 - Jun 28, 1981)
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
PlayComedyOriginal
Betrayal (Jan 05, 1980 - May 31, 1980)
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
PlayDramaOriginal
Carmelina (Apr 08, 1979 - Apr 21, 1979)
  • Produced by Whitehead-Stevens
MusicalOriginal
Bedroom Farce (Mar 29, 1979 - Nov 24, 1979)
  • Produced by Whitehead-Stevens
PlayComedy FarceOriginal
No Man's Land (Nov 09, 1976 - Dec 18, 1976)
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
PlayDramaOriginal
A Texas Trilogy: The Oldest Living Graduate (Sep 23, 1976 - Oct 29, 1976)
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
PlayOriginal
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
PlayOriginal
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
PlayOriginal
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue (May 04, 1976 - May 08, 1976)
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
MusicalOriginal
A Matter of Gravity (Feb 03, 1976 - Apr 10, 1976)
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
PlayComedyOriginal
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Sep 24, 1974 - Feb 08, 1975)
  • Produced by ANTA (Robert Whitehead, Managing Director)
PlayDramaRevival
Finishing Touches (Feb 08, 1973 - Jun 30, 1973)
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
PlayComedyOriginal
The Creation of the World and Other Business (Nov 30, 1972 - Dec 16, 1972)
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
PlayOriginal
Old Times (Nov 16, 1971 - Feb 26, 1972)
  • Co - Produced by Robert Whitehead
PlayOriginal
Sheep on the Runway (Jan 31, 1970 - May 02, 1970)
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
PlayOriginal
The Price (Feb 07, 1968 - Feb 15, 1969)
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
PlayDramaOriginal
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (Jan 16, 1968 - Dec 14, 1968)
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
PlayOriginal
Where's Daddy? (Mar 02, 1966 - Mar 19, 1966)
  • Produced by arrangement with Robert Whitehead
PlayComedyOriginal
Tartuffe (Jan 14, 1965 - May 22, 1965)
  • Produced by Repertory Theatre of Lincoln Center (under the direction of Robert Whitehead and Elia Kazan)
PlayComedy FarceOriginal
Incident at Vichy (Dec 03, 1964 - May 07, 1965)
  • Produced by Repertory Theatre of Lincoln Center (under the direction of Robert Whitehead and Elia Kazan)
PlayDramaOriginal
The Changeling (Oct 29, 1964 - Dec 23, 1964)
  • Produced by Repertory Theatre of Lincoln Center (under the direction of Robert Whitehead and Elia Kazan)
PlayOriginal
The Physicists (Oct 13, 1964 - Nov 28, 1964)
  • Produced by arrangement with Robert Whitehead
PlayOriginal
But For Whom Charlie (Mar 12, 1964 - Jul 02, 1964)
  • Produced by Repertory Theatre of Lincoln Center (under the direction of Robert Whitehead and Elia Kazan)
PlayOriginal
Marco Millions (Feb 20, 1964 - Jun 18, 1964)
  • Produced by Repertory Theatre of Lincoln Center (under the direction of Robert Whitehead and Elia Kazan)
PlayRevival
Foxy (Feb 16, 1964 - Apr 18, 1964)
  • FOXY was first produced at the Palace Grand Theatre, Dawson City, Yukon, July 2, 1962, by Robert Whitehead
MusicalComedyOriginal
After The Fall (Jan 23, 1964 - May 29, 1965)
  • Produced by Repertory Theatre of Lincoln Center (under the direction of Robert Whitehead and Elia Kazan)
PlayDramaOriginal
A Man for All Seasons (Nov 22, 1961 - Jun 01, 1963)
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
  • Theatre Owned / Operated by ANTA (Robert Whitehead, Managing Director)
  • Presented by ANTA (Robert Whitehead, Managing Director)
PlayOriginal
Midgie Purvis (Feb 01, 1961 - Feb 18, 1961)
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
PlayOriginal
The Conquering Hero (Jan 16, 1961 - Jan 21, 1961)
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
MusicalOriginal
Much Ado About Nothing (Sep 17, 1959 - Nov 07, 1959)
  • Produced by arrangement with The Producers Theatre
PlayComedyRevival
The Cold Wind and the Warm (Dec 08, 1958 - Mar 21, 1959)
  • Produced by The Producers Theatre
PlayDramaOriginal
The Man in the Dog Suit (Oct 30, 1958 - Nov 29, 1958)
  • Produced by The Producers Theatre
PlayComedyOriginal
Goldilocks (Oct 11, 1958 - Feb 28, 1959)
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
  • Produced by The Producers Theatre
MusicalComedyOriginal
A Touch of the Poet (Oct 02, 1958 - Jun 13, 1959)
  • Produced by The Producers Theatre
  • Originally produced by Robert Whitehead
PlayDramaOriginal
The Visit (May 05, 1958 - Nov 29, 1958)
  • Produced by The Producers Theatre
PlayDramaOriginal
The Waltz of the Toreadors (Mar 04, 1958 - Mar 29, 1958)
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
  • Produced by The Producers Theatre
PlayComedyRevival
The Day the Money Stopped (Feb 20, 1958 - Feb 22, 1958)
  • Produced by The Producers Theatre
PlayDramaOriginal
Orpheus Descending (Mar 21, 1957 - May 18, 1957)
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
  • Produced by The Producers Theatre
PlayDramaOriginal
A Hole in the Head (Feb 28, 1957 - Jul 13, 1957)
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
  • Produced by The Producers Theatre
PlayComedyOriginal
The Waltz of the Toreadors (Jan 17, 1957 - May 11, 1957)
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
  • Produced by The Producers Theatre
PlayComedyOriginal
The Sleeping Prince (Nov 01, 1956 - Dec 22, 1956)
  • Produced by The Producers Theatre
PlayOriginal
Major Barbara (Oct 30, 1956 - May 18, 1957)
  • Produced by The Producers Theatre
PlayComedyRevival
Separate Tables (Oct 25, 1956 - Sep 28, 1957)
  • Table by the Window
  • Produced by The Producers Theatre
PlayOriginal
  • Table Number Seven
  • Produced by The Producers Theatre
PlayOriginal
Tamburlaine the Great (Jan 19, 1956 - Feb 04, 1956)
  • Produced by The Producers Theatre
PlayOriginal
Joyce Grenfell Requests the Pleasure... (Oct 10, 1955 - Dec 03, 1955)
  • Produced by The Producers Theatre
MusicalRevueOriginal
A View From the Bridge / A Memory of Two Mondays (Sep 29, 1955 - Feb 04, 1956)
  • A View From the Bridge
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
PlayDrama One ActOriginal
  • A Memory of Two Mondays
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
PlayOne ActOriginal
The Skin of Our Teeth (Aug 17, 1955 - Sep 03, 1955)
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
PlayComedyRevival
Bus Stop (Mar 02, 1955 - Apr 21, 1956)
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
PlayComedyOriginal
The Flowering Peach (Dec 28, 1954 - Apr 23, 1955)
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
  • Produced by The Producers Theatre
PlayDramaOriginal
Portrait of a Lady (Dec 21, 1954 - Dec 25, 1954)
  • Produced by The Producers Theatre
PlayDramaOriginal
The Confidential Clerk (Feb 11, 1954 - May 22, 1954)
  • Produced by The Producers Theatre
PlayComedyOriginal
The Remarkable Mr. Pennypacker (Dec 30, 1953 - Jul 10, 1954)
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
  • A Production by The Producers Theatre
PlayComedyOriginal
The Emperor's Clothes (Feb 09, 1953 - Feb 21, 1953)
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
PlayDramaOriginal
The Time of the Cuckoo (Oct 15, 1952 - May 30, 1953)
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
PlayComedyOriginal
Sunday Breakfast (May 28, 1952 - Jun 08, 1952)
  • Produced by ANTA (Robert Whitehead, Managing Director)
PlayOriginal
Four Saints in Three Acts (Apr 16, 1952 - Apr 27, 1952)
  • Produced by ANTA (Robert Whitehead, Managing Director)
MusicalOperaRevival
Golden Boy (Mar 12, 1952 - Apr 06, 1952)
  • Produced by ANTA (Robert Whitehead, Managing Director)
PlayDramaRevival
Mrs. McThing (Feb 20, 1952 - Jan 10, 1953)
  • Produced by ANTA (Robert Whitehead, Managing Director)
PlayComedy FantasyOriginal
Night Music (Apr 08, 1951 - Apr 14, 1951)
  • Production revived under the auspices of Robert Whitehead
PlayDramaRevival
The Member of the Wedding (Jan 05, 1950 - Mar 17, 1951)
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
PlayOriginal
Crime and Punishment (Dec 22, 1947 - Jan 24, 1948)
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
PlayDramaRevival
Medea (Oct 20, 1947 - May 15, 1948)
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
PlayDrama TragedyRevival
Heart of a City (Feb 12, 1942 - Mar 07, 1942)
  • Performer: Robert Whitehead [Wing Commander]
PlayDramaOriginal
Mr. Big (Sep 30, 1941 - Oct 04, 1941)
  • Performer: Robert Whitehead [Nesbitt]
PlayOriginal
Steel (Dec 19, 1939 - Dec 30, 1939)
  • Produced by The Producers Theatre
PlayDramaOriginal
Cure For Matrimony (Oct 25, 1939 - Nov 25, 1939)
  • Produced by The Producers Theatre
PlayComedyOriginal
Master Class (Oct 29, 1996 - Nov 23, 1997)
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
PlayOriginal
A Few Good Men (Jan 07, 1992 - May 10, 1992)
  • Produced by Robert Whitehead
PlayDramaOriginal

Tony Award®

Special Lifetime Achievement Tony Award

2002 | Recipient
Robert Whitehead

Best Play

1996 | Winner  | Master Class
Produced by Robert Whitehead
 

Best Play

1994 | Nominee  | Broken Glass
Produced by Robert Whitehead

Best Reproduction

1984 | Winner  | Death of a Salesman
Produced by Robert Whitehead
 

Best Play

1979 | Nominee  | Bedroom Farce
Produced by Whitehead-Stevens
 

Best Play

1968 | Nominee  | The Price
Produced by Robert Whitehead
 

Best Producer of a Play

1965 | Nominee  | Tartuffe
Produced by Repertory Theatre of Lincoln Center (under the direction of Robert Whitehead and Elia Kazan)

Best Play

1962 | Winner  | A Man for All Seasons
Produced by Robert Whitehead

Best Producer of a Play

1962 | Winner  | A Man for All Seasons
Produced by Robert Whitehead
 

Best Play

1959 | Nominee  | The Visit
Produced by The Producers Theatre
 

Best Play

1959 | Nominee  | A Touch of the Poet
Produced by The Producers Theatre
Originally produced by Robert Whitehead
 

Best Play

1957 | Nominee  | Separate Tables
Produced by The Producers Theatre
 

Best Play

1957 | Nominee  | The Waltz of the Toreadors
Produced by The Producers Theatre
Produced by Robert Whitehead
 

Best Play

1956 | Nominee  | Bus Stop
Produced by Robert Whitehead

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Play

1996 | Winner  | Master Class
Produced by Robert Whitehead

Outstanding Revival

1984 | Winner  | Death of a Salesman
Produced by Robert Whitehead

Outstanding New Play (American)

Produced by Robert Whitehead

Outstanding New Play (American)

Produced by Robert Whitehead

Outstanding New Play (American)

Produced by Robert Whitehead
 

Outstanding New Play (Foreign)

1977 | Nominee  | No Man's Land
Produced by Robert Whitehead

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