Bob Roberts

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Bob Roberts

Q&A with actor, director, and writer Tim Robbins and President of Woody Guthrie Publications Inc, Nora Guthrie.

Tim Robbins stars as Bob Roberts, a radical folksinger turned senatorial candidate, in this satirical comedy that blends his campaign trail with singing, music videos and scandal. Bob Roberts is a comedy that will change the way you look at American politics!

Featuring the music of Woody Guthrie.

"Robbins’s debut as a director is exceptionally accomplished. He shrewdly balances his sense of purpose with a flair for mischief."
Peter Travers, Rolling Stone

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Q&A with actor, director, and writer Tim Robbins and President of Woody Guthrie Publications Inc, Nora Guthrie
Friday, Feb. 16 2024, 7:00
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  • Tim Robbins has made his mark as an actor, director and producer, often to critical acclaim. Among the films he has been associated with are Mystic River (for which he won an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor); Dead Man Walking (which garnered him an Oscar nomination for Best Director); and Short Cuts (for which he won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor). Other memorable roles include his performances in Shawshank Redemption, The Player, Bull Durham, Jacob's Ladder, Bob Roberts and High Fidelity.
  • Nora Guthrie, the youngest child of Woody & Marjorie Guthrie, is the President of Woody Guthrie Publications, Inc. She served as president of the Woody Guthrie Foundation for over 30 years, founded the Woody Guthrie Archive in 1992, and co-founded the Woody Guthrie Center in Tulsa, OK in 2013. Working with her father’s archive, Nora has given unprecedented access and visibility to his creative works through new recordings, publications, films, and exhibitions. She is the executive producer of numerous GRAMMY award winning albums, recording hundreds of her father’s previously unknown lyrics set to music by contemporary musicians. Since Woody’s passing in 1967, Marjorie, and now Nora, have consistently reminded us that Woody’s work is enlightening, inspiring, and edifying - spotlighting Woody Guthrie as a significant guiding voice and citizen of the world.
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