J. Robert King


Onstage

In addition to writing novels, Rob also enjoys community theater. He has appeared in eight productions: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged); The Pillowman; Dear World; Game Show; No Way to Treat a Lady; Bye-Bye, Birdie; Arsenic and Old Lace; and Bell, Book, and Candle. Rob has also MCed many local shows in addition to playing Santa Claus, the Mad Hatter, and Bono. Here are a few photo highlights. 

Rob played both Hamlet's mother and his uncle. When Hamlet stabbed is uncle and said, "Follow my mother!" Rob growled, "I am your mother."

Rob played both Hamlet's mother and his uncle. When Hamlet stabbed his uncle and proclaimed, "Follow my mother!" Rob growled, "I am your mother."

 

I also played Hamlet's dead father in this frightening appearance.

Rob also played Hamlet's dead father in this frightening visitation.

 

Here I am as a singing Sewerman, a gondolier of garbage.

In Dear World, Rob played a singing Sewerman, a sort of gondolier of garbage.

 

Rob played drunken author Sidney Redlitch, a bit of method acting.

Rob played drunken author Sidney Redlitch, a bit of method acting.

 

For his son's school assignment, Rob played a harried, annoyed, middle-aged man. More method acting.

For his son's school assignment, Rob played a harried, annoyed, middle-aged man. More method acting.

 

For Halloween, Rob and his youngest son went as the Doctor and a Dalek.

For Halloween, Rob and his youngest son went as the Doctor and a Dalek.