In Memoriam – Robert Kamlot
It is with sadness ATPAM announces the death on April 22 of Gold Card Manager Robert Kamlot in New York City. Brother Kamlot was 92 years old and had been a member of ATPAM since 1960. He was a charter member in 2010 of ATPAM’s Diamond Club, which honors members who’ve carried their cards for 50 years or more.
The Internet Broadway Data Base (IBDB) lists Brother Kamlot’s first Broadway Company Manager credit as The Riot Act (1963), starring Dorothy Stickney and featuring the young Linda Lavin. Bob General Managed well over 50 productions on and Off-Broadway – both plays and musicals. Among his better known Broadway credits were: Big, Fool Moon, Lend Me a Tenor, Fences, Biloxi Blues, Sunday in the Park with George, The Real Thing, I Never Sang for My Father, and Luv. He was also General Manager for The New York Shakespeare Festival for many years, overseeing productions of: A Chorus Line, for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf, Streamers, The Threepenny Opera, The Pirates of Penzance and many others.
He was an avid and enthusiastic participant in the Broadway Show League.
Bob is survived by his wife of over 70 years, Jayne, and by his brothers Walter Kamlot and Martin Sessler.
He will be missed.