Robin Dolton

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(****-****). Actor. Performed in Lock up Your Daughters, The House of Blue Leaves, Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris, Pippin, Cause Célèbre (for Pieter Toerien), Once More Darling (at the Academy Theatre), Death Trap (for Toerien) On Golden Pond (at the Academy Theatre), Birds of Paradise, King Henry VIII, Banqueting Hall. (SACD 1973) (SACD 1978/79) (SACD 1979/80) (SACD 1980/81)

DOLTON, Robin. (19*-) Singer, actor. * Together with Irene Frangs he was an understudy and alternative cast member for Taubie Kushlick’s production of Eric Blau and Mort Shuman’s Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris starring Ann Hamblin, Ferdie Uphof, Jean Dell and Alain D. Woolf, at the Chelsea Theatre in 1972. Lindsay Heard was the musical director. Starred in the Des and Dawn Lindberg production of Pippin with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and direction, choreography and design by Des. It also starred Sammy Brown, Jo-Ann Pezzarro, Bess Finney, Taliep Petersen, Sophia Foster, Hal Watters and Andre Hattingh at His Majesty’s Theatre in 1975. He starred in the Academy Productions production of Ernest Thomson’s On Golden Pond, also starring Margo Johns, Clare Marshall and Clifford Mollison and directed by Rex Garner in 1979. Starred in Taubie Kushlick’s production of Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris in November 1979 at the Chelsea Theatre together with Ann Hamblin, Ferdie Uphof and Cathy Zerbst. Together with his wife Diane Todd he brought Bob Wright and Chet Forrest to oversee the world premiere of their musical I, Anastasia set to a score by Rachmaninov at the Alexander Theatre in 1981. (Tucker, 1997)

Quoted from the Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris in 19**: 'Had his first professional part in The Dancing Years after qualifying as a pharmacist. In Johannesburg he has been seen in Oklahoma, South Pacific, Man of La Mancha, Applause and lately as Pohtic in Lock up your Daughters. He appeared most recently in Taubie Kushlick's production of House of Blue Leaves.'


Taubie Kushlick's Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris in 19**. (70's/80's)

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