John Gilman and Robert Heide on Christopher St.
in New York City with two George segal sculptures.
Robert Heide being interviewed
on the set of his play "Hector".
Robert Heide's plays include West of the Moon and Hector off Broadway; The Bed, Moon at the Caffe Cino; Why Tuesday Never Has a Blue Monday at LaMama; Suburban Tremens at NY Theater Strategy; Tropical Fever in Key West and Crisis of Identity at Theater for the New City. His plays have been published in The Best of Off Off Broadway, edited by Michael Smith; American Hamburger in Greenwich Village: A Primo Guide to True Bohemia (St. Marks' Press); and most recently in Return to the Caffe Cino (Moving Finger Press). Robert Heide with co-author John Gilman have written articles for periodicals like The Village Voice, Oklahoma Today and many other publications. The Bed was filmed by Andy Warhol (his first split-screen), and he wrote Lupe for Warhol to direct with Edie Sedgwick. Heide and Gilman were also interviewed by Katie Couric for their book, Disneyana, on the Today show, viewed by 40 million people
John Gilman and Gillian Goll, the actress
in Robert Heide's play "Hector".
John Gilman acting in Robert Heide's
play "At War with thre Mongols".
Robert Heide's play "The Bed" originally
produced in 1965 at the Cafe Cino was
filmed by Andy Warhol. It has been revived
recently in places such as Yale University
and other venues. Here we see a version
taking place on the street in Greenwich
Village in New York City.
Photo by Alice Garrard
John Gilman acting in Robert Heide's play
"MOON". Photo by James D. Gossage
Ultra Violet, Robert Heide & Billy Name
at the party for the book "Factory Made".
Photograph by Joe Flocco
John Gilman and Robert Heide are collector's
of Americana among other things. John had his
photo of the Mixmaster in his collection chosen
to be made into a United States postage stamp.
It was used in a series depicting the 1930's.
John Gilman, wearing his Jackie Curtis fan club
T-Shirt, with Warhol SuperStar Holly Woodlawn.
Robert Heide, the artist HOOP, Kenneth Anger
and John Gilman at the Whitney Museum in
New York City.
Robert Heide, with good friend and
ex neighbor, actress Sally Kirkland.
John Gilman and Robert Heide with friend and
Crystal Fields of the Theater for the New City.
Robert Heide with his friend and
contemporary, playwright Edward Albee.
Robert Heide with friend and set designer
John Eric Broddus. photo by Baird Jones
Robert Heide and John Gilman with the
legendary Judith Malina of the Living Theater.
Sylvia Miles with John Gilman
Robert Heide - Mary Claire Charba actress/artist and playwright Harry (HM) Koutoukas
John Gilman and Jayne County
Robert Heide standing outside of the house
where he grew up in Irvington, New Jersey.
"I lived near Olymipic Park, an old fashioned
amusement park. When I went to bed at night
I would hear the screams of the people on the
the roller coaster".
John Gilman at the famous "White Manna"
hamberger stand in New Jersey. It was
featured at the 1939 World's Fair.
Bob and John like to go on the road
"Diner Hopping" in thier classic 1954
pink Plymouh convertible.
John and Bob decked out in their
favorite Mickey Mouse finery.
The location is a place they like
to frequent - Holsten's Ice Cream
Parlor in Bloomfield New Jersey.