Tyrone L. Robinson

Tyrone L. Robinson’s works include Show Way the musical (with Jacqueline Woodson – The Kennedy Center), Strong Inside (adapted from the New York Times best selling book Strong Inside by Andrew Maraniss – Nashville Children’s Theatre), and Catching the Moon: The Story of a Young Girl’s Baseball Dream (with Nichole Jackson, adapted from the award winning book by Crystal Hubbard – Children’s Theatre of Charlotte).

Additional Commissions include TheatreWorks USA and First Stage Milwaukee (2021 AMPLIFY Series).
Robinson is a recipient of the ASCAP Frederick Loewe Award, an Off-Broadway Alliance Award nominee, Joseph Jefferson Award winner, and Evelyn Russell Layton Award winner.

Tyrone is a proud graduate of a HBCU, frequent volunteer with BC/EFA and Broadway Serves, and he has worked on the two most famous streets in the world: Wall Street and Broadway. MFA NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. 

Recent Theatre Directing: Douglas Lyons’ Chicken & Biscuits (Bristol Riverside Theatre – Bristol, PA), pay no worship by Franscisca Da Silveira (InterAct Theatre Company – Philadelphia), Harrison David Rivers’ This Bitter Earth (InterAct Theatre Company – Philadelphia), the new musical Letters From May by Kara Cutruzzula and Kristoffer Bjarke (2022 Theatre NOW SoundBites Festival of new musicals – New York City), both the New York and touring productions of Owen and Mzee by Michelle Elliot and Daniel Larsen (Theatre Row – New York City), and a reading of the comedy White Ally by Douglas Williams (Bristol Riverside Theatre – Bristol, PA).

Film Directing: Writer/Director of the short film Un{H}armed, inspired by the tragic 2018 shooting death of Stephon Clark. Un{H}armed was an official selection of film festivals nationwide, including the Hudson Shorts Film Festival, New York Short Film Festival, Big Muddy Film Festival, Harlem International Film Festival, Atlanta Shortsfest, and RKDS Film Festival, to name a few. Tyrone also worked for two years at MJB Films in New York City as resident writer/director of actor reels; scenes written and filmed specifically for individual actor reels. 

Associate Directing: Sunset Boulevard (starring Stephanie J. Block and Derek Klena – Kennedy Center Broadway Center Stage) directed by Sammi Cannold, Joy the musical (workshop) directed by Sammi Cannold, Private Gomer Jones (NAMT) directed by Sammi Cannold, and Private Gomer Jones (Goodspeed Workshop) directed by Marshall Pailet.

National New Play Network New Play Exchange