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Adam Rigg BIO

LCT debut. Off-Broadway includes On Sugarland, The House That Will Not Stand (NYTW); Cullud Wattah (The Public); Fefu and Her Friends (Special Citation, Henry Hewes Design Award; TFANA); Is God Is (Soho Rep); Fabulation, or the Re-Education of the Undine (Signature); Continuity (MTC); and Blue Ridge (Atlantic). Opera includes The Lord of Cries (Santa Fe Opera), Breaking the Waves (Opera Philadelphia), Giustino (Theater An Der Wien) and Prism (LA Opera). Upcoming projects: Hood (Asolo Rep), The Listeners (Norwegian National Opera), Soft (MCC).

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Brandon Michael Nase, Danyel Fulton & More to Star in PAC NYC's Inaugural Commissioned Production WATCH NIGHT

The Perelman Performing Arts Center has revealed complete casting for Watch Night at the new performing arts center at the World Trade Center site in Lower Manhattan. 

Breaking the Binary Theatre Unveils 2023 Lineup for BREAKING THE BINARY THEATRE FESTIVAL

Breaking the Binary Theatre has unveiled programming for the second annual Breaking the Binary Theatre Festival: seven evenings of work fully created and developed by transgender, non-binary, and Two-Spirit+ (TNB2S+) theatre artists. Learn more and see how to purchase tickets!

Photos: First Look at Justin Peck & Jackie Sibblies Drury's ILLINOIS at the Fisher Center at Bard

Get a first look at Justin Peck and Jackie Sibblies Drury's ILLINOIS at the Fisher Center at Bard.

Breaking the Binary Theatre Names ruth tang as First Recipient of BTB Commissioning Program

Breaking the Binary Theatre has revealed that ruth tang is the inaugural recipient of BTB’s Commissioning Program, a newly launched initiative working to create and develop original full-length pieces written by transgender, non-binary and Two-Spirit+ theatre artists.

Review: A TRANSPARENT MUSICAL at Mark Taper Forum

Soloway and their cast and crew have created a new classic that should reverberate with people of all stripes

L Morgan Lee to Lead Breaking the Binary Theatre's Summer Intensive

Breaking the Binary Theatre is partnering with Tony Award nominee and Core Community Advisory Board member L Morgan Lee on the company’s first ever BTB Summer Intensive program.

Photos: First Look at Peppermint, Daya Curley, Sarah Stiles & More in A TRANSPARENT MUSICAL at Center Theater Group

A Transparent Musical is making its world premiere at Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum through June 25, 2023. Check out a first look at production photos here!

ILLINOIS World Premiere Adds Performance at Fisher Center at Bard

The Fisher Center at Bard has added a seventh performance (June 29 at 7:30 pm) to its world premiere production of Illinois, a music-theater work based on Sufjan Stevens’ acclaimed album of the same name.

Miami New Drama Presents CREATE DANGEROUSLY, A World Premiere Written & Directed By Lileana Blain-Cruz

Miami New Drama presents the world premiere of 'Create Dangerously,' a groundbreaking play written and directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, based on Edwidge Danticat's thought-provoking book of essays, Create Dangerously:

Cast Set for Justin Peck-Directed ILLINOIS World Premiere at Bard Fisher Center

The Fisher Center at Bard will present Illinois, a world premiere music-theater work based on Sufjan Stevens’ acclaimed album of the same name, June 23–July 2.

Peppermint, Daya Curley, Sarah Stiles & More to Star in A TRANSPARENT MUSICAL at Center Theatre Group

The cast of A Transparent Musical, from the creators of the hit Amazon series, has now been determined. See who is starring, and learn how to purchase tickets!

New Operas By Missy Mazzoli and Jennifer Higdon Set For Festival O24 and Opera Philadelphia's 50th Anniversary Season

 Opera Philadelphia will celebrate its 50th anniversary in the 2024-2025 Season, which will begin with Festival O24. The annual season-opening celebration will take on added significance in this anniversary year, anchored by two new company commissions composed by women with strong ties to the company and the city of Philadelphia.

The Metropolitan Opera Announces 2023�"24 Season Featuring Four Met Premieres & More

The Metropolitan Opera has announced a 2023–24 season with the most new works in the company’s modern history. See show details, performances dates, and how to purchase tickets!

BREAKING THE BINARY THEATRE to Expand Into Year-Round Company

Following the resounding success of the inaugural Breaking the Binary Theatre Festival in 2022, Founding Artistic Director George Strus has announced Breaking the Binary Theatre.

Making Space At The Armory Releases Full Schedule Of Public Events For SYMPOSIUM: SOUND & COLOR �" THE FUTURE OF RACE IN DESIGN

Park Avenue Armory announces the full schedule of public events Symposium: Sound & Color - The Future of Race in Design, an interdisciplinary forum exploring how race matters in creative design for live performance, especially in the current moment of creative, technological, and cultural unrest.

2022 Hewes Design Awards Announced; TROUBLE IN MIND, THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH, and More

The Henry Hewes Design Awards Committee announced today that it has chosen six artists to be honored in the areas of scenic design, costume design, lighting design, sound design, media design, and puppetry.


Founding Artistic Director George Strus has announced the complete cast and additional creative team members for the inaugural Breaking the Binary Theatre Festival. Curated by Strus, Dominique Rider and Josephine Kearns, Breaking the Binary Theatre Festival will feature seven evenings of work created and developed by TNB2S+ theatermakers.

L Morgan Lee Joins Creative Team for BREAKING THE BINARY THEATRE FESTIVAL - Playing This October

Tony Award nominee L Morgan Lee (she/her, A Strange Loop) will direct the final evening of Breaking the Binary Theatre Festival – an evening of 15 newly commissioned monologues created by members of the TNB2S+ community - on Sunday October 16 at 7:00pm at Theatre Row’s first floor space, Theatre One.

MCC Theater Adds Additional Week for Donja R. Love's SOFT

MCC Theater announced an additional extension for the World Premiere production of soft by Donja R. Love (one in two) and directed by Whitney White (On Sugarland). Last extended through July 10, soft will now run through July 17, 2022 in the Susan & Ronald Frankel Theater at The Robert W. Wilson MCC Theater Space.

Review: HOOD at Asolo Repertory Theatre

The joy that this production seeks to impart upon the audience is palpable, and understandably necessary after the past two years. The process of watching a hero come to life on stage is an undeniably entertaining one, and HOOD's well-intentioned themes have potential to inspire as this new musical continues to mature and develop.


Adam Rigg has been nominated for several awards throughout their career. These include a Special Award at the Drama Desk Awards, an Outstanding Scenic Design (Play or Musical) at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for the show "The Skin of Our Teeth," a nomination for Best Scenic Design of a Play at the Tony Awards for "The Skin Of Our Teeth," and an Outstanding Scenic Design for a Play at the Drama Desk Awards for "Fefu and Her Friends."

Adam Rigg has won a Special Award at the Drama Desk Awards.

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