On the Stage, Behind the Scenes and In the Audience
West Coast Ensemble Theatre
Jonathan Larson Grants - 1999
for The Vanishing Point by Rob Hartmann, Scott Keys and Liv Cummins
Rob Hartmann has written more than a dozen musicals which have been produced by theater companies across the United States. Upcoming productions in 2014 include Vanishing Point at Teatro Lara in Madrid (in a new Spanish translation), opening in June.
Rob is on the faculty of New York University’s Graduate Musical Theater Writing Program, where he received his MFA. He has written numerous articles on theater for the Encyclopedia Americana, including the revision and expansion of Ethan Mordden’s history of musical theater. He has been a guest lecturer in the Yale School of Drama, taught musical theater history at Lincoln Center, and has also written a number of study guides for Broadway productions, including Wicked, Titanic, 1776, Kiss Me Kate, Amadeus, Aida, Jane Eyre, 42nd Street, Copenhagen, Into the Woods and Hairspray.