Robert Askins was born in Cypress Texas in 1980. He moved to New York in 2005. Rob has received two EST/Sloan grants, and an Arch and Bruce Davis Award for Playwriting. He has been commissioned by Divercity Theatre and Baylor University. Rob's play Princes of Waco was produced and developed by Youngblood. His play Matthew and the Pastor's Wife was a part of Marathon 2010 at the Ensemble Studio Theatre. Rob's play Doll Parts was read with the Write Club sponsored by Arlene Dahl. This Summer he was a part of the 52nd Streets Heads or Tail: The Chancey Plays and he can be found on the second Sunday of every month running around a fancy greek restaurant for his sight specific brunch serial All the Little Fishes about the trials and tribulations of working fine dining in Manhattan with Greeks. Rob is an I-73 and Youngblood Alum. He has been around EST since he came to New York 6 years ago and is proud to say he is now a member.
An Insider Interview with Hand to God playwright Robert Askins & director Moritz von Stuelpnagel.
"A Very Different Existence," an interview with Robert Askins and Dylan McCullough, the playwright and director behind PRINCES OF WACO.
"Chapter 11," an interview with Robert Askins and Dylan McCullough, the playwright and director behind PRINCES OF WACO.
An insider interview with Youngblood playwright Rob Askins.