Tyrone L. Robinson

Tyrone is a New York City based writer, director, and actor specializing in musical theatre.

He currently plays the role of King Agnarr in Disney’s Frozen on Broadway and prior to that performed in The Book of Mormon and Disney’s The Lion King, among others.

Tyrone studied Musical Theatre Writing at New York University’s prestigeous Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program which gives him a unique approach to collaborating when leading creative processes.

His stage productions have been celebrated and most recently Tyrone ventured into filmmaking with the short film Un{H}armed, inspired by the tragic shooting of Stephon Clark in Sacramento, California. Un{H}armed has been an official selection of over ten film festivals nationwide, including the Harlem International Film Festival, New York Short Film Festival, RKDS Film Festival, Georgia Shorts Film Festival, and Hudson Shorts Film Festival in Hudson, New York.

Tyrone’s passion though is collaborating on musicals.

He received the ASCAP Frederick Loewe Award for theatre writing and he wrote the music and lyrics for the musical Show Way, based on the beloved children’s book of the same title by Jacqueline Woodson. The musical was nominated for an Off-Broadway Alliance Award (Best Family Musical). He’s received the Evelyn Russell Layton Award from The Lost Colony Outdoor Drama after writing and directing an original musical there, and his music was heard at the Public Theatre in New York City in the reading of Jerome Parker’s play Bliss, which starred Andre DeShields and Daphne Ruben-Vega.

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