The production, which runs from 3 to 25 February, will be the last of Ian Brown’s decade-long tenure as artistic director of the Leeds venue.
Kissoon recently starred opposite Kim Cattrall in Antony and Cleopatra (Liverpool Everyman) and will play Caesar in the RSC’s all-black production of Julius Ceasar later this year, while Robinson arrives fresh from the West End run of War Horse.
Waiting for Godot is the last production in Talawa’s 25th anniversary programme and also marks its final production under the leadership of outgoing artistic director Patricia Cumper.
After its run in Leeds, Waiting for Godot will tour to The Albany in London (6-10 March), Birmingham Rep (13-17 March), Theatre Royal Winchester (27-31 March) and the New Wolsey, Ipswich (3-7 April).
In other casting news: