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DARRYL MAXIMILIAN ROBINSON'S #1, MOST FAVORITE PLACE IN SOUTH CENTRAL L. A. TO VISIT EVER!: Veteran and award-winning stage actor and play director DARRYL MAXIMILIAN ROBINSON ( The Founder of the multiracial, non-Equity professional chamber theatre THE EXCALIBER SHAKESPEARE COMPANY OF CHICAGO ) has visited many famous and historic places during his years of living and working in Los Angeles, California. Without question, on of the most majestic and inspiring places for anyone who understands or appreciates Entertainment and Performing Arts History to visit in The City of Angeles is FRANK SINATRA HALL at THE EILEEN NORRIS CINEMA of THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA ( USC ). Mr. Robinson dicovered this magnificent shrine to "OL' BLUE EYES" the weekend of April 23, 2017 ( the birthday of the immortal bard WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE ) and has been singing the praises of this noted archive of the countless awards, honors, and commendations of THE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD and "THE PRIDE OF HOBOKEN, NEW JERSEY" ever since. It was this April 2017 visit by Darryl Maximilian Robinson that helped inspire his creation of THE EXCALIBER SHAKESPEARE COMPANY LOS ANGELES ARCHIVAL PROJECT! Mr. Robinson and talented video-grapher, editor and photographer J. L. Watt worked on and created the theatre arts video "Darryl Maximilian Robinson In His Awards Room!" as the first public offering of THE ESC Los Angeles Archival Project. 2017 Photo of DARRYL MAXIMILIAN ROBINSON at FRANK SINATRA HALL by KEVIN SHAW.

Darryl Maximilian Robinson Welcomes You To His Theatre Awards Room!Edit

Darryl Maximilian Robinson Happily and Gladly Welcomes You To His Theatre Awards Room!

Yes, it is a bit theatrical and a bit tongue-in-cheek but that's entirely the point. Veteran and award-winning stage actor and play director Darryl Maximilian Robinson ( The Founder of the multiracial chamber theatre The Excaliber Shakespeare Company of Chicago and The ESC Los Angeles Archival Project who most recently returned to The Greater Los Angeles area stage in the role of The Announcer in The Ark Theatre of North Hollywood Old Tyme Radio Hour Wednesday March 11, 2020 preview performance of The Dick Tracy Radio Show ) shares some of his most favorite things from one of his most special places.

Videotaped and photographed by highly-talented and skilled visual artist J. L. Watt at his West Los Angeles Studio on April 16 2017, Mr. Darryl Maximilian Robinson, whose first professional theatre awards honor was the 1981 Fort Wayne News-Sentinel Reviewer's Recognition Award as Oustanding Thespian of the Season for his performances in professional summer stock at The Enchanted Hills Playhouse of Syracuse, Indiana ( particularly for his portrayal of Fagin in Lionel Bart's Oliver! ), and who most recently received a 2019 BroadwayWorld Chicago Award nomination for Best Performer In A Musical or Revue ( Resident Non-Equity ) for his starring roles as The Chairman Mr. William Cartwright and The Mayor Thomas Sapsea in The Saint Sebastian Players of Chicago Oct. 26th through Nov. 18th of 2018 revival of Rupert Holmes' marvelous Tony Award-winning Musical Whodunit The Mystery of Edwin Drood ( based on the final and unfinished novel by Charles Dickens which was staged at the more than a century old St. Bonaventure Church in The Windy City )  presents a tongue-in-cheek lighthearted message regarding his work in The Theatre and advice for local Chicago and L A thespians. This video is presented as part of The Excaliber Shakespeare Company Los Angeles Archival Project.

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Without question one of the greatest entertainers in the history of show business was the late, great CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD FRANK SINATRA! Born Francis Albert Sinatra in 1915, and departing his world of fans far too soon in 1998, "The Pride of Hoboken, New Jersey" was an Italian-American performer of humble roots who went on to become one of the most memorable screen actors, recording artists and concert performers of all time! He was also a world-renowned humanitarian, who lent his talent, voice and positive energy to many worthy charities and causes. During the weekend of Sunday April 23, 2017, the date of WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE'S BIRTHDAY ( a well-known entertainer of literary legend! ), Darryl Maximilian Robinson, who had just released his first video take of Darryl Maximilian Robinson In His Awards Room!, paid a visit to THE ANNUAL L A TIMES FESTIVAL OF BOOKS AT USC, and discovered when he entered the lobby of THE EILLEN NORRIS CINEMA THEATRE a treasure trove of educational, enlightening and inspiring trophies, honors and awards all captured by OL' BLUE EYES during the course of his multi-decade-long performing career.  Mr. Robinson imposed on talented photographer Kevin Shaw to take a few photos of his visit to the FSH and Mr. Shaw generously complied. Mr. Sinatra has left us A Hell Of An Awards Room, and is still teaching Americans of humble beginnings that honest, hard work ( even in show business ) pays off! When visiting Los Angeles, Mr. Robinson highly recommends that anyone with the remotest interest in The History of The Performing Arts, Movies, Music and Live Entertainment make a stop at FRANK SINATRA HALL AT THE EILEEN NORRIS CINEMA THEATRE OF USC!

What's In Your Awards Room?

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Darryl Maximilian Robinson In His Awards Room!, Take Two

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The Excaliber Shakespeare Company of Chicago and The Excaliber Shakespeare Company Los Angeles Archival Project Founder Darryl Maximilian Robinson Shares Darryl Maximilian Robinson In His Awards Room, Take Two!


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Excaliber Shakespeare Company of Chicago Founder and Los Angeles-based Theatre Artist DARRYL MAXIMILIAN ROBINSON is winner of a 1997 CHICAGO JOSEPH JEFFERSON CITATION AWARD as Outstanding Actor In A Principal Role In A Play for his critically-praised performance as SAM SEMELA in The ESC's 1997 revival production of the great South African playwright ATHOL FUGARD'S "MASTER HAROLD AND THE BOYS" directed by Mr. Robinson and presented at THE HEARTLAND CAFE STUDIO THEATRE in The Rogers' Park neighborhood of The Windy City. Of the multiple awards, nominations and other honors he has received for performance on the stage during his 43-year-long career, Mr. Robinson's Best Actor JEFF AWARD for Fugard's anti-apartheid dramatic masterpiece is his personal favorite. 2017 Photo of Darryl Maximilian Robinson In His Awards Room by J. L. WATT.

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