Bob Martin (comedian)Biography, Age, Image, Career, Net Worth

Bob Martin (comedian) Biography

Bob Martin is a television and musical theatre actor and writer from Toronto, Ontario, Canada. born in England in 1962. He has both performed in and written many TV shows. Bob Martin is an actor and writer, known for Slings and Arrows (2003), Michael: Every Day (2011) and The Industry (1998). He has been married to Janet van de Graaf since 1998.

The musical “The Drowsy Chaperone” was originally written as a wedding present for him and his wife, Janet van de Graaf. In the end, he created the “Man in the Chair” character when he got up and read out his notes on the show. Is re-creating his role of Man In The Chair in The Drowy Chaperone In London’s Production.

On 9th July, performs for the last time as “Man in the Chair” in London as his wife, Janet van de Graaf, is pregnant and he is starting the USA tour.

Playing “Man in Chair” in the hit Broadway musical “The Drowsy Chaperone,” which he also wrote. [May 2006]
He and Don McKellar were nominated for a 2006 Antoinette Perry (Tony) Award for Best Book for a Musical for “The Drowsy Chaperone” on Broadway in New York City.

He was nominated for a 2006 Antoinette Perry (Tony) Award for Best Actor in a Musical for “The Drowsy Chaperone” on Broadway in New York City.

He was 2005 Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for Lead Performance for “The Drowsy Chaperone” at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California.

He was awarded the 2006 Los Angeles Stage Alliance Ovation Award for Lead Actor in a Musical for “The Drowsy Chaperone” at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California.

“The Drowsy Chaperone” was nominated for a 2006 Antoinette Perry (Tony) Award for Best Musical for “The Drowsy Chaperone” on Broadway in New York City.

“The Drowsy Chaperone” at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California was 2005 Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for Production.

“The Drowsy Chaperone,” at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California was awarded the 2006 Los Angeles Stage Alliance Ovation Award for Musical in a Large Theatre.

Bob Martin (comedian) Age

Bob Martin is a television and musical theatre actor and writer from Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He was born on December 8, 1962, in London, United Kingdom. He is 56 years old as of 2018

Bob Martin (comedian) Career

Theatre
Martin began his career as an actor and director at The Second City in Toronto in 1996. He served as Second City Toronto’s artistic director from 2003-2004.

In 2005, he made his Broadway debut starring as “Man in Chair” in the musical The Drowsy Chaperone, which he co-wrote with Don McKellar (book), and Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison (music and lyrics). He was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical and won the Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical with Don McKellar.

He reprised his role as Man in Chair in London’s West End production of The Drowsy Chaperone, for which he received an Olivier nomination. Martin then kicked off the show’s North American tour on its first stop in Toronto.

Martin wrote the book for the musical Minsky’s, which premiered at the Ahmanson Theater in Los Angeles in 2009.

He returned to Broadway as a co-book writer of Elf with Thomas Meehan, lyrics by Chad Beguelin and music by Matthew Sklar. The elf had two limited engagements for the holiday seasons of 2010 and 2012.

Martin wrote the book for a musical adaptation of the 1973 film The Sting, with music and lyrics by Mark Hollmann, lyrics by Greg Kotis, and direction by John Rando, who had previously collaborated on Urinetown. Additional music and lyrics were provided by the show’s star Harry Connick, Jr. The Sting premiered at Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, NJ.

He collaborated with Beguelin and Sklar again for Half Time at Paper Mill Playhouse, which had premiered in Chicago in 2015 under the title Gotta Dance.

Martin reunited once again with the team of Sklar, Beguelin, and director Casey Nicholaw on The Prom which has its world premiere at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta in 2016.

The Prom opened on Broadway at the Longacre Theatre on November 11, 2018. The Prom received seven 2019 Tony nominations including Best Musical and Best Book of a Musical for Martin and Beguelin.

Martin is currently writing the book for a musical adaptation of The Princess Bride with David Yazbek and Rick Elice, a sequel to The Drowsy Chaperone, a musical adaptation of Night at the Museum with Shawn Levy, and an adaptation of Millions with a score by Adam Guettel.

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Bob Martin (comedian) Television

Martin co-created the award-winning series Slings & Arrows (TMN/Sundance), a TV show about a Canadian theatre company struggling to survive while a crazy genius director haunted by his dead mentor helps the actors find authenticity in their acting.

Martin also served as a writer (alongside fellow writers and co-creators Susan Coyne and Mark McKinney) and a creative producer. Martin played the role of Terry in 2 episodes.

His first foray into writing for television was for the CBC Television series The Industry (formerly titled Made in Canada), in which he also acted.

Martin was also a writer of and starred in the Canadian television sitcom Michael: Tuesdays and Thursdays, which had its debut on CBC Television in fall 2011.

He provided the voice of Cuddles the comfort doll on the Canadian TV show Puppets Who Kill, aired on The Comedy Network.

Martin’s improv background carried over to television with acting credits including Improv Heaven and Hell and The Second City Project. For the latter, Martin also served as writer and producer.

Bob Martin (comedian) Wife

Janet Van De Graaff is a Canadian improv artist and television actress. She has worked with Toronto’s The Second City and has played various roles in the TV series History Bites on Canada’s History Channel.

She is married to actor Bob Martin. Their namesakes are used as characters in the musical The Drowsy Chaperone, which was originally created for their stag party.

Awards

She has won three Canadian Comedy Awards, for Best Female Improviser (2002 & 2004) and Best Female TV Performance (for History Bites in 2002).

Bob Martin (comedian) Net Worth

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Theatre works

  • The Drowsy Chaperone (2006, Marquis Theater, Broadway) – Music and lyrics by Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison; book by Martin and Don McKellar; directed by Casey Nicholaw
  • Minsky’s (2009, Ahmanson Theater, Los Angeles) – Music by Charles Strouse; lyrics by Susan Birkenhead; book by Martin; directed by Casey Nicholaw
  • Elf: The Musical (2010, Al Hirschfeld Theatre, Broadway; 2012, Al Hirschfeld Theatre, Broadway) – Music by Matthew Sklar; lyrics by Chad Beguelin; book by Martin and Thomas Meehan; directed by Casey Nicholaw
  • Half Time (previously titled Gotta Dance) (2015, Bank of America Theater, Chicago; 2018, Paper Mill Playhouse, New Jersey) – Music by Matthew Sklar; lyrics by Nell Benjamin; book by Martin and Chad Beguelin; directed by Jerry Mitchell
  • The Prom (2016, Alliance Theatre, Atlanta; 2018, Longacre Theatre, Broadway) – Music by Matthew Sklar; lyrics by Chad Beguelin; book by Martin and Beguelin; directed by Casey Nicholaw
  • The Sting (2018, Paper Mill Playhouse, New Jersey) – Music and lyrics by Mark Hollmann, Greg Kotis, and Harry Connick Jr.; book by Martin; directed by John Rando

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