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Broadway: The King and I (King, Kralahome) Regional: The Orphan of Zhao - American Conservatory Theater, La Jolla Playhouse; Major Barbara - American Conservatory Theater, Theatre Calgary; Yellowjackets - Berkeley Repertory Theater; Hamlet, American Night: The Ballad of Juan Jose - California ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [US Tour]
Lincoln Center National Tour, 2016
Kralahome
  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Theatre Broadway Revival, 2015
Ensemble

Brian Rivera Biography

Broadway: The King and I (King, Kralahome)
Regional: The Orphan of Zhao - American Conservatory Theater, La Jolla Playhouse; Major Barbara - American Conservatory Theater, Theatre Calgary;
Yellowjackets - Berkeley Repertory Theater; Hamlet, American Night: The Ballad of Juan Jose - California Shakespeare Theater; Posibilidad, or Death of the Worker - San Francisco Mime Troupe; Fuku Americanus - Campo Santo.
Bachelor of Arts in Drama, San Francisco State





Brian Rivera News

Word for Word's Off the Page Staged Reading Series Continues Next Week
by Stephi Wild - Mar 24, 2023

Word for Word's Off the Page staged reading series is back for 2023. The next performance is on March 27, 7 pm at the American Bookbinders Museum and will feature two stories by Kevin Barry, ‚ÄúWho‚Äôs Dead McCarthy‚ÄĚ and 'The Wintersongs,' both directed by Word for Word Core Company Member Paul Finocchiaro.¬†

HOME By George Saunders Will Be Performed By Word For Word at Z Below Next Month Photo HOME By George Saunders Will Be Performed By Word For Word at Z Below Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Mar 9, 2023

Word for Word’s 30th Season opens with HOME by George Saunders, April 8 - 29 at Z Below. Word for Word has a long history of adapting stories by George Saunders. HOME is about a war veteran returning to a home that is increasingly cruel and absurd, and his quest for understanding and compassion.

Word For Word Announces 30th Season Photo Word For Word Announces 30th Season
by Stephi Wild - Mar 1, 2023

Word for Word and Z Space 30th Season opens with HOME by George Saunders April 8 - 29 at Z Below. Word for Word has a long history of adapting stories by both George Saunders and Greg Sarris.

Photos: First Look At THE TRAVELERS At The Magic Theatre Photo Photos: First Look At THE TRAVELERS At The Magic Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 16, 2023

The Magic Theatre has released first look photos for the World Premiere of Luis Alfaro‚Äôs¬†The Travelers. Directed by Catherine Castellanos,¬†The Travelers¬†will perform from February 15 ‚Äď March 5, 2023 at¬†Magic Theatre‚Äôs Fort Mason.

Interview: Luis Alfaro of THE TRAVELERS at Magic Theatre Explores the Heartland, Our  Photo Interview: Luis Alfaro of THE TRAVELERS at Magic Theatre Explores the Heartland, Our Migrant Roots & Lost Connections
by Jim Munson - Feb 15, 2023

BroadwayWorld talks to celebrated playwright Luis Alfaro about the world premiere production of his new play 'The Travelers' running at San Francisco's Magic Theatre February 15 to March 5. The play explores the heartland, our immigrant roots and lost connections.

12 Days Left To Vote For The 2022 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards; Transcendence T Photo 12 Days Left To Vote For The 2022 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards; Transcendence Theatre Company Leads Favorite Local Theatre!
by BWW - Dec 19, 2022

The latest standings as of Monday, December 19th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Latest Stats Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards;  at Ray of Lig Photo Latest Stats Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards; at Ray of Light Theatre Leads Best Ensemble Performance!
by BWW - Dec 12, 2022

The latest standings as of Monday, December 12th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Latest Standings Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards; Ray of Lig Photo Latest Standings Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards; Ray of Light Theatre Leads Favorite Local Theatre!
by BWW - Dec 5, 2022

The latest standings as of Monday, December 5th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

First Stats Released For The BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards; Ray of Light's KINKY Photo First Stats Released For The BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards; Ray of Light's KINKY BOOTS Leads Best Musical
by BWW Staff - Nov 21, 2022

The first live standings have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Berkeley Rep Announces Recipients of the 2022 Charles Dean Award Photo Berkeley Rep Announces Recipients of the 2022 Charles Dean Award
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 21, 2022

Berkeley Repertory Theatre and The Robinson Family Fund for the Arts announced that Bay Area actors Cathleen Riddley and Brian Rivera are recipients of the 2022 Charles Dean Award.

Brian Rivera Videos

VIDEO: Laura Michelle Kelly & Company Discuss the Strength of Women in THE KING AND I
by Stage Tube - Mar 11, 2017

Next up for the National Tour of The King and I, which won a Tony Award for Best Revival in 2015, is Houston's Hobby Center, where it will play March 14-19. Laura Michelle Kelly (Anna Leonowens) and Jose Llana (King of Siam) lead the production, with Joan Almedilla as Lady Thiang, Brian Rivera as Kralahome, Manna Nichols as Tuptim, Kavin Panmeechao as Lun Tha, Anthony Chanas Prince Chulalongkorn, Graham Montgomery as Louis Leonowens and Baylen Thomas as Captain Orton/Sir Edward Ramsey.

VIDEO: Need Help Getting to Know Them? Meet the Company of THE KING AND I Tour
by Stage Tube - Mar 10, 2017

Next up for the National Tour of The King and I, which won a Tony Award for Best Revival in 2015, is Houston's Hobby Center, where it will play March 14-19. Laura Michelle Kelly (Anna Leonowens) and Jose Llana (King of Siam) lead the production, with Joan Almedilla as Lady Thiang, Brian Rivera as Kralahome, Manna Nichols as Tuptim, Kavin Panmeechao as Lun Tha, Anthony Chanas Prince Chulalongkorn, Graham Montgomery as Louis Leonowens and Baylen Thomas as Captain Orton/Sir Edward Ramsey.

STAGE TUBE: Get to Know the THE KING AND I National Tour with Performance Highlights!
by Stage Tube - Feb 16, 2017

The National Tour of The King and I, which won a Tony Award for Best Revival in 2015, is playing at Cleveland's Palace Theatre, where it will remain through February 26.  Laura Michelle Kelly (Anna Leonowens) and Jose Llana (King of Siam) will lead thenational tour of the Lincoln Center Theater production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE KING AND I. Joan Almedilla will play Lady Thiang with Brian Rivera as Kralahome, Manna Nichols as Tuptim, Kavin Panmeechao as Lun Tha, Anthony Chanas Prince Chulalongkorn, Graham Montgomery as Louis Leonowens and Baylen Thomas as Captain Orton/Sir Edward Ramsey.

BWW TV: We're Getting to Know Them- Go Inside Rehearsal for THE KING AND I Tour!
by TV - On the Road - Oct 18, 2016

THE KING AND I is hitting the road! Laura Michelle Kelly (Anna Leonowens) and Jose Llana (King of Siam) will lead the national tour of the Lincoln Center Theater production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE KING AND I. Joan Almedilla will play Lady Thiang with Brian Rivera as Kralahome, Manna Nichols as Tuptim, Kavin Panmeechao as Lun Tha, Anthony Chan as Prince Chulalongkorn, Graham Montgomery asLouis Leonowens and Baylen Thomas as Captain Orton/Sir Edward Ramsey.

BWW TV: Hoon Lee Takes the Throne in Broadway's THE KING AND I; Watch Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 27, 2015

On Tuesday, September 29, immediately upon completion of filming his starring role on the fourth season of the Cinemax series 'Banshee,' Hoon Lee joined Tony winner Kelli O'Hara and the company, assuming the role of The King, which was originated for this production by Tony Award nominee Ken Watanabe. Lee replaced Jose Llana. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you highlights of Lee in the role below!


Brian Rivera Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Brian Rivera been in?
Brian Rivera has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

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Brian Rivera has not appeared in the West End


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