Robert Weiner Biography ((?)-)
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- producer, critic, manager, journalist
- Birth Details
- September 9,
- New York, New York, United States
- First Stage Work
- Production assistant, Show of the Month Club, Inc., 1950.
- Principal Stage Work
- Press promotion, management, producer, press assistant to Arthur Cantor for approximately 25 productions in New York; box office treasurer, Newport Casino Theatre, 1955; production assistant, The Desk Set, Broadhurst, 1955, Shangri-La, Winter Garden, 1956, Auntie Mame, Broadhurst, 1956; producer, No Time for Sergeants (two company tours), 1958, Tall Story, Belasco, NY, 1959, Medium Rare, Happy Medium, Chicago, IL, 1960, Put It in Writing, Royal Poinciana Playhouse, Palm Beach, FL,1962; general manager, Double Entry, Martinique, NY, 1961, and production supervisor for Spoon River Anthology, Booth, NY, 1963, What Makes Sammy Run? 54th Street, NY, 1964, Her First Roman, Lunt-Fontanne, NY, 1968, Gantry, George Abbott, NY, 1970, A Day in the Death ofJoe Egg, Brooks Atkinson, NY, 1968.
- Principal Film Work
- Production supervisor/casting director, Who Killed Teddy Bear, 1965; associate producer, Bullitt, 1968; technical advisor to director, John and Mary, 1969; producer, Groupies, 1970; production executive/casting supervisor, The French Connection, 1971; production executive/casting supervisor, The Seven-Ups, 1973.
- Principal Television Work
- Production supervisor, pay-TV production of Spoon River Anthology,Hartford, CT, and Electric Showcase, ABC, 1963; associate producer, for D'Antoni/Baer Television Productions, 1965-66; associate producer, Comedy Tonight series, 1970; producer, Dylan Thomas's "A Child's Christmas in Wales";, 1973; producer, Ailey Celebrates Ellington; executive producer, Gianni Schicchi (comic opera).
- Related Career
- Managing Director of theatre operations, executive producer, and liaisonfor the Yale-ABC Writing for the Camera grant, Yale University, School of Drama, 1966; consultant, Joseph E. Seagram/U.S.A. 1981-83, coordinator for special promotional events, for charities and the arts; guest lecturer, Yale School of Drama.
- Weekly columnist, Soho Weekly News, NY, 4 years; contributor to New York Magazine, New York Sunday News, Daily News, Cue, People, Penthouse,US, Variety, Circus, New York Post; contributing editor, Inter/View Magazine, Words and Music Magazine; weekly columnist, Friday Morning Quarterback; drama, film, music, dance critic, WBLS/FM Radio, two years.