Rob Roth was nominated for a Tony Award® as Best Director for his Broadway debut, Beauty and the Beast. Rob went on to direct the show all over the world, where it has won many awards, including the Olivier Award for Best Musical in London. Rob went on to direct the world premiere of Elaborate Lives: The Legend of Aida, collaborating with Sir Elton John and Sir Tim Rice. Rob directed the Broadway musical Lestat, based on the Anne Rice Vampire Chronicles with a score by Elton John and Bernie Taupin.
Rob frequently directs rock concerts, and has worked with such artists as KISS, Alice Cooper, Dresden Dolls, Cyndi Lauper, and guitar legend Steve Miller. Rob’s concert productions have played at the most prestigious venues around the world, including Madison Square Garden, Radio City Musical Hall, Royal Albert Hall and the LA Forum.
Rob’s first play as an author, WARHOLCAPOTE, debuted at American Repertory Theatre, and will be published in hardcover by Simon & Schuster. Rob is an avid collector of rock and roll graphics, and his collection is the subject of the coffee table book The Art of Classic Rock.
Rob and his husband Patrick live in New York City with their labrador retriever Tag.