Bob Stillman (born December 2, 1954, New York City) is an American actor, singer, and songwriter.


Stillman studied piano at Juilliard, and composition at Princeton University.[1]

He made his Broadway debut in Grand Hotel as Erik in 1989. [2] He was a replacement cast member in Kiss of the Spider Woman.[3] He played a songwriter Off-Broadway in The Last Session in 1997.

He performed as a pianist and actor in Broadway's Dirty Blonde (2000), and received a Tony Award nomination as Featured Actor in a Play.[4] [5]

He was a standby for the role of Cosmé McMoon in the Broadway production of Souvenir (2005).[6] He performed in Souvenir at the Good Theater, Portland, Maine in November 2007.[7] He appeared as George Gould Strong in Grey Gardens Off-Broadway (2006) [8] and on Broadway (2006).[9]

He appeared as "The Husband" in the Off-Broadway revival of Hello Again in 2011[10] and received a 2011 Drama Desk Award nomination, Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical.[11] He appeared in the Off-Broadway premiere of the Paula Vogel play A Civil War Christmas in November 2012, in the role of Abraham Lincoln.[12]

He appeared in the Broadway production of Act One in 2014 as "Sam Harris"[13][14] and was a standby in the Broadway productions of It's Only a Play (2014) [15] and Living on Love (2015).[16]

One of his songs, "Long Hard Day", was featured in the stage musical Urban Cowboy (2003).[17]


Stillman performs in concerts and cabaret. He performed his own songs at the Sh-K-Boom Room at the Cutting Room (New York City) in March 2001.[18] He performed in the Adam Guettel song cycle Myths and Hymns in January and February 2012 at the Prospect Theater Company.[19] He performed his solo show at 54 Below (New York City) in November 2012.[20] In April 2013 he appeared in the Town Hall concert series Broadway by the Year, The Broadway Musicals of 1972.[21]

He performed in the New York Musical Theatre Festival presentation of staged concerts of Song Moments by Daniel Maté in July 2013.[22] He performed in Scott Siegel's Broadway Ballyhoo! at the Laurie Beechman Theatre (New York City) in October 2013.[23] In September 2014 he appeared in Broadway Showstopper Divos — A Swell Party at the Metropolitan Room (New York City) to benefit The Actors Fund.[24]




Source: Internet Off-Broadway Database[25]



  • Come Down Angel, 2003


  1. ^ Jones, Kenneth. On His Day Off From Tending 'Grey Gardens', Stillman Will Sing His Own Songs June 25" Playbill, June 25, 2007
  2. ^ "Grand Hotel Broadway", accessed October 31, 2015
  3. ^ "Kiss of the Spider Woman Broadway" Archived December 2, 2015, at the Wayback Machine, accessed October 31, 2015
  4. ^ "Dirty Blonde Broadway" Archived 2015-05-26 at the Wayback Machine, accessed October 31, 2015
  5. ^ Lefkowitz, David; McBride, Murdich and Simonson, Robert. "'Kate', 'Music Man', 'Wild Party', 'Contact' Lead 2000 Tony Award Nominations" Playbill, May 8, 2000
  6. ^ Souvenir ibdb, accessed October 31, 2015
  7. ^ Lipton, Brian Scott. "Liz McCartney and Bob Stillman Set for Good Theater's' Souvenir'" August 22, 2007
  8. ^ Jones, Kenneth. "What Rhymes With Ramshackle? 'Grey Gardens' Musical Opens" Playbill, March 7, 2006
  9. ^ Murray, Matthew. "Review. Grey Gardens Broadway", November 2, 2006, accessed October 31, 2015
  10. ^ Jones, Kenneth. "Alan Campbell, Max von Essen, Elizabeth Stanley Among Interlocking Lovers in NYC 'Hello Again'" Playbill, January 11, 2011
  11. ^ Gans, Andrew. "56th Annual Drama Desk Nominations Announced; 'Book of Mormon' Scores 12 Nominations" Playbill, April 29, 2011
  12. ^ Hetrick, Adam. "Alice Ripley and Bob Stillman Celebrate A Civil War Christmas Off-Broadway Starting Nov. 15" Playbill, November 12, 2012
  13. ^ Act One ibdb, accessed October 31, 2015
  14. ^ Simonson, Robert. "Second Act for 'Act One': Moss Hart's Beloved Show Business Memoir Comes to Life" Playbill, March 22, 2014
  15. ^ It's Only a Play ibdb, accessed October 31, 2015
  16. ^ Living on Love ibdb, accessed October 31, 2015
  17. ^ Hernandez, Ernio. "Lookin' For Love: Musical Urban Cowboy Opens on Broadway, March 27" Playbill, March 27, 2003
  18. ^ Ehren, Christine. "Dirty Blonde's Bob Stillman Goes Into the Sh-K-Boom Room March 8" Playbill, March 8, 2001
  19. ^ Rickwald, Bethany. "Linda Balgord, Bob Stillman, et al. to Star in Adam Guettel's 'Myths and Hymns'", December 19, 2011
  20. ^ "Bob Stillman" Archived 2015-09-15 at the Wayback Machine, accessed November 1, 2015
  21. ^ Gans, Andrew. "Carolee Carmello, Christopher Fitzgerald, Bob Stillman, Patrick Page Explore the 'Broadway Musicals of 1972' April 29" Playbill, April 29, 2013
  22. ^ Gioia, Michael. "THE SCREENING ROOM: Daniel Maté's 'Song Moments' Concert, With Bob Stillman, Hannah Elless, Brandon Ellis, George Salazar" Playbill, August 27, 2013
  23. ^ Gans, Andrew. "Bob Stillman, William Ryall and Lennie Watts Will Play The Laurie Beechman Theatre" Playbill, October 21, 2013
  24. ^ Gans, Andrew. "Chuck Cooper, Richard Kind, Kevin Spirtas, Bob Stillman and More Will Offer A Swell Party" Playbill, August 25, 2014
  25. ^ "Bob Stillman Off-Broadway" Archived 2012-10-17 at the Wayback Machine, accessed October 31, 2015

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