Robert Newman Might Be Headed to Broadway Following His Exit From ‘The Young and the Restless’


After his exit from The Young and the Restless In July 2022, soap veteran Robert Newman sat down with Soap Opera Digest to discuss his future acting plans. While soap fans may not see Newman on their television screens for a while, they might still be able to see the actor perform. That is, if they’re willing to take a trip to Broadway.

Robert Newman as Ashland Locke | Monty Brinton/CBS via Getty Images

Robert Newman makes his exit as Ashland Locke

Newman’s return to daytime television came in January 2022. The actor joined the CBS soap The Young and the Restless as the recast role of Ashland Locke. The character was previously played by Richard Burgi, who was fired by CBS in early 2022 for violating the production’s coronavirus (COVID-19) policy.


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