Stage Work

CABARET: “Ralph Freud Playhouse” UCLA Campus Los Angeles, California

Mary Gordon Murray as Fräulein Schneider, Robert Picardo as Herr Schultz and Bryce Ryness
as the Master of Ceremonies.

Broken Glass at the Victory Theater (Burbank, CA) (2006)
Gemini, The Musical at the Prince Music Theater (2004), as Francis Geminiani Sr.
Mame at the Hollywood Bowl (2004), as Dwight Babcock
On the Twentieth Century at UCLA’s Freud Playhouse (2003), as Oliver Webb
A Class Act at the Pasadena Playhouse (2002), as Ed Kleban
The Waiting Room at the Mark Taper Forum (1994), as Dr. McCaskill
Lend Me a Tenor with Paul Dooley at the Pasadena Playhouse and the Henry Fonda Theater (1992), as Max
Three Sisters at the La Jolla Playhouse (1991), with Susan Berman, Phoebe Cates, and Michael Constantine
Larry Kramer’s The Normal Heart at the Berkeley Repertory Theater (1986), as Ned Weeks
Geniuses with Bruno Kirby and Teri Copley at the Coronet Theater (1985)
Beyond Therapy with Linda Purl at the Coronet Theater (1984), as Bruce
Perfectly Frank at the Westwood Playhouse (1980), with David Rupprecht, Debbie Shapiro, and Pamela Myers
Bernard Slade’s Tribute with Jack Lemmon and Catherine Hicks at the Brooks Atkinson Theater on Broadway (1978), and later in Los Angeles at the Huntington Hartford Theatre, as Jud Templeton. During this play, Jack Lemmon appeared onstage in a giant chicken suit
Albert Inaurato’s Gemini with Danny Aiello (as Francis Sr.) and with Reed Birney and Carol Potter at the Little Theater on Broadway (1977), as Francis Jr.
Martin Duberman’s Visions of Kerouac at Off Broadway’s Lion Theater (1976), as Allen Ginsburg
David Mamet’s Sexual Perversity in Chicago at Off Broadway’s St. Clement’s Church (1976)
Bob’s professional debut, in Israel Horovitz’s The Primary English Class with Diane Keaton at Circle in the Square (1976), as Offstage Translator
Christopher Hampton’s Savages with Louis Beachner and Joseph Maher, at the Williamstown Summer Theater Festival (1975), as an Australian aborigine
Aristophanes’ The Frogs (1973, a Yale production), music by Stephen Sondheim, with Sigourney Weaver (far left), Christopher Durang (second from left), Meryl Streep (not shown), and Bob (third from left)
Leonard Bernstein’s Mass (1972, a Yale production later brought to Vienna), as the Gospel Preacher (“Yes!” says Bob. “That’s my hair!”)
William Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew, a high school production (10th grade), as Grumio
Picardo’s Premiere Performance as half of the team of “Box and Cox”, presented at the William Penn Charter School in Philadelphia, April 20, 1968