Rob pays tribute to the best of Broadway, London’s West End, the Australian stage and the occasional European operetta in a 2 hour program celebrating significant anniversaries in the world of Musical Theatre.
With a background in science and biophysics, Rob is equally at home in the Performing Arts having performed in over 70 stage productions since 1975, including plays, revues and musicals for a number of amateur theatre companies based in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs.
As a broadcaster, Rob has been heard on Melbourne community radio 96.5 Inner FM since 1992 contributing to the Local Theatre and Concert Hall programmes in past years and as the current host of the weekly light-music Kaleidoscope and Musical Theatre Melodies programmes.
As a member of Theatre Heritage Australia since 2006, Rob has contributed numerous articles on theatre history and performers to both the print and on-line editions of the organisation’s quarterly-published newsletter On Stage.
Rob also currently serves on the THA committee in a variety of capacities.