Wednesday, June 10, 2015

'Guiding Light' Alums Kim Zimmer & Robert Newman Are Reuniting in 'Gypsy'

Robert Newman and Kim Zimmer
Longtime Guiding Light stars Kim Zimmer and Robert Newman are reuniting in American musical masterpiece "Gypsy" at Pittsburgh CLO’s from July 10-19.

Newman returns to Pittsburgh CLO to play Herbie after appearances in "The Full Monty" and "A Little Night Music." He has guest-starred on several television shows including Homeland, N.C.I.S., Criminal Minds, Law & Order: SVU, Santa Barbara, General Hospital and his celebrated role as Josh Lewis on Guiding Light. During his GL run, Newman was nominated for two Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series.

Zimmer makes her Pittsburgh CLO debut as Mama Rose. She is best known for her role as Reva Shayne on Guiding Light, for which she won four Daytime Emmys for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama. She also appeared on The Doctors, One Life to Live, Seinfeld, Babylon 5, University Hospital, Santa Barbara, Designing Women and many other television shows. Her work in the theater includes the National Tour of "Wicked" and countless regional roles.

Tickets are on sale now at, by calling (412) 456-6666 or at the Box Office at Theater Square. Groups of 10 or more enjoy exclusive discounts and specialty packages. Call the Group Sales Hotline at (412) 325-1582 for more information.


  1. And "Gypsy" follows Ron Raines appearing as Don Quixote in "Man of La Mancha."

  2. This Is Wonderful News For These Wonderful Soap/Theatre Actors & For PittsburghCLO. Wow! Yay!

    Brian :-)