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Robert Brustein

Robert BrusteinBorn: 21-Apr-1927
Birthplace: New York City

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Educator, Critic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Founder, American Reportory Theatre

Wife: Norma Cates (m. 1962, d. 1979, one son)
Wife: Doreen Beinart (m. 1996)

    High School: High School of Music and Art, New York City
    University: BA, Amherst College
    University: MA, School of Drama, Yale University
    University: PhD, Columbia University
    Professor: Columbia University (1957-66)
    Professor: Dean of Yale School of Drama, Yale University (1965-79)
    Professor: English, Harvard University (1979-)
    Administrator: Trustee, Sarah Lawrence College (1973-77)

    The New Republic Drama Critic (1959-68 and 1978-)
    American Academy of Arts and Letters
    American Academy of Arts and Sciences
    Obama for America
    Fulbright 1953
    Guggenheim Fellowship 1961
    Ford Fellowship 1964
    Polk Award 1964 (criticism)

Author of books:
The Theatre of Revolt (1964)
The Cultural Watch (1975)
Who Needs Theatre? (1986)
Dumbocracy in America (1994)
Reimagining American Theatre (2001)

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