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Richard Ruiz

 
Bio:
Richard Ruiz,UConn Alum 98, Off Broadway he has appeared in Two Gentlemen of Verona for the Public Theatre. National tours include, Sweet Charity, Urinetown, Man of La Mancha and Jesus Christ Superstar. Regionally he has appeared in Cyrano (Folger Shakespeare, DC), Tis Pity She's a Whore (Baltimore ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Richard Ruiz,UConn Alum 98, Off Broadway he has appeared in Two Gentlemen of Verona for the Public Theatre. National tours include, Sweet Charity, Urinetown, Man of La Mancha and Jesus Christ Superstar. Regionally he has appeared in Cyrano (Folger Shakespeare, DC), Tis Pity She's a Whore (Baltimore ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [San Diego, CA (Regional)]
U.S. Premiere La Jolla Playhouse Production, 2014
King Louis XI
Congregation
Clopin (Understudy)
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2006
Herman
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 2005
Antonio
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2003
Officer Barrel
  [Off-Broadway]
Musicals Tonight! Concert, 2000
Performer

Richard Ruiz Biography

Richard Ruiz,UConn Alum 98, Off Broadway he has appeared in Two Gentlemen of Verona for the Public Theatre. National tours include, Sweet Charity, Urinetown, Man of La Mancha and Jesus Christ Superstar. Regionally he has appeared in Cyrano (Folger Shakespeare, DC), Tis Pity She's a Whore (Baltimore Center Stage), The Mystery of Irma Vep (Intiman Theatre), Guys and Dolls (Long Wharf Theatre), Moby Dick: Rehearsed (Berkshire Theatre Festival), Candide (Arden Theatre, PA), Love's Labour's Lost (Connecticut Repertory Theatre), Treasure Island (People's Light and Theatre, PA), A Midsummer Nights Dream (Two Rivers Theatre, NJ), The Music Man (Lyric Theatre, OK), Picasso at the Lapin Agile (Theatre Virginia), and The Winter's Tale (Yale Repertory Theatre).
Representation:
Harden Curtis-Theatrical
Atlas Talent-TV/Film




Richard Ruiz News

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Krystina Alabado, KC Dela Cruz, Angelica Maria Beliard & M Photo VIDEO: Get A First Look At Krystina Alabado, KC Dela Cruz, Angelica Maria Beliard & More In Pre-Broadway KISS MY AZTEC! at Hartford Stage
by Stage Tube - Jun 20, 2022

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the East Coast Premiere of the hilarious Kiss My Aztec! An upbeat musical comedy, Kiss My Aztec! features a book by comedy legend John Leguizamo and acclaimed director Tony Taccone; music by Benjamin Velez; lyrics by David Kamp, Leguizamo and Velez; and choreography by Mayte Natalio.

BWW Review: KISS MY AZTEC!  at Hartford Stage Photo BWW Review: KISS MY AZTEC! at Hartford Stage
by Ariana Straznicky-Packer - Jun 14, 2022

Kiss My Aztec! Is a hilarious musical based on Latin American history ‚Äú‚Ķ. Very loosely!‚ÄĚ This upbeat show is a real party with entirely original music, bold and bright-colored sets and costuming, as well as an exceptionally multitalented cast that keeps the energy up from start to finish.

BWW Interview: John Leguizamo of KISS MY AZTEC! at Hartford Stage Photo BWW Interview: John Leguizamo of KISS MY AZTEC! at Hartford Stage
by Ariana Straznicky-Packer - May 29, 2022

Read an interview with John Leguizamo in which he takes about Kiss My Aztec! an irreverent new musical loosely based on Latin American history. Travel back to the 1500's as a group of Aztecs lead the resistance against Spanish invaders. With a fierce female warrior at the helm and a not-so-fierce clown in tow, they mount a scrappy attack - and get entangled with royalty, colonizers, pop stars, and puppets

Krystina Alabado, Angelica Maria Beliard & More to Lead Pre-Broadway KISS MY AZTEC! a Photo Krystina Alabado, Angelica Maria Beliard & More to Lead Pre-Broadway KISS MY AZTEC! at Hartford Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 28, 2022

Hartford Stage announced today the cast and creatives for its upcoming production of the East Coast Premiere of the hilarious Kiss My Aztec!

THE EYES OF TAMMY FAYE Starring Jessica Chastain and Andrew Garfield Begins Productio Photo THE EYES OF TAMMY FAYE Starring Jessica Chastain and Andrew Garfield Begins Production
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 7, 2019

 Fox Searchlight Pictures announced today that principal photography on THE EYES OF TAMMY FAYE is underway in Charlotte, North Carolina. The film is written by Abe Sylvia (Dead to Me, DIRTY GIRL) and directed by Michael Showalter (THE BIG SICK; HELLO, MY NAME IS DORIS), and stars Jessica Chastain (MOLLY'S GAME, ZERO DARK THIRTY) and Andrew Garfield (HACKSAW RIDGE, SILENCE). The film is based on Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato's acclaimed 2000 documentary of the same name chronicling the dynamic ascent and subsequent demise and redemption of televangelists Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker as described by Tammy Faye herself.

Principal Photography Begins on READY OR NOT with Samara Weaving, Mark O'Brien Photo Principal Photography Begins on READY OR NOT with Samara Weaving, Mark O'Brien
by Kaitlin Milligan - Oct 18, 2018

Fox Searchlight Pictures Presidents of Production, Film and Television Matthew Greenfield and David Greenbaum announced that principal photography on READY OR NOT has begun in Toronto, Canada.¬† The film stars Samara Weaving (THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI, ‚ÄúPicnic at Hanging Rock‚ÄĚ), Adam Brody (CHIPS, SLEEPING WITH OTHER PEOPLE), Mark O'Brien (ARRIVAL, ‚ÄúHalt and Catch Fire‚ÄĚ), with Henry Czerny (‚ÄúSharp Objects,‚ÄĚ THE A-TEAM) and Andie MacDowell (FOUR WEDDINGS AND A FUNERAL, SEX, LIES, AND VIDEOTAPE). Of the Radio Silence team (SOUTHBOUND), Tyler Gillett and Matt Bettinelli-Olpin are directing with Chad Villella executive producing. The script is written by Guy Busick (URGE) & Ryan Murphy (MINUTES PAST MIDNIGHT). The film is being produced by Tripp Vinson (THE PRODIGY, EXORCISIM OF EMILY ROSE) and James Vanderbilt (THE HOUSE WITH A CLOCK IN ITS WALLS, ZODIAC).

Connecticut Repertory Theatre to Present NUEVO CALIFORNIA
by Ashlee Latimer - Oct 18, 2016

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) will stage Nuevo California to open its Studio Works Series for the 2016-2017 season. CRT Guest Artist Richard Ruiz, who directed last season's acclaimed performance of Monty Python's Spamalot will direct.  Performances will be held in the Studio Theatre from October 27th through November 6th, 2016.  For tickets and information please visit crt.uconn.edu or call (860) 486-2113.

Christine Ebersole, Patti LuPone & More Earn Jeff Awards Nominations
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 31, 2016

Six world premiere plays and four new adaptations seen first by Chicago audiences were among those receiving nominations by The Jeff Awards Committee. 178 nominations in 32 categories honor Chicago Equity theatrical productions that opened between August 1, 2015 and July 31, 2016.

Connecticut Repertory Theatre Announces 2016-17 Season
by Rebecca Russo - Jul 19, 2016

The season begins with King Lear by William Shakespeare. The production will coincide with the Folger Shakespeare Library's national tour of First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, which will bring a rare first folio to UConn's campus where it will be displayed September 1-25, 2016 in the William Benton Museum of Art. King Lear will be directed by Dale AJ Rose and play onstage in the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre October 6-16, 2016.

BWW Review: 'Impossible Dream' Realized in Marriott's MAN OF LA MANCHA
by Teresa Budasi - Jul 1, 2016

From the haunting opening notes to the robust finale, there's not a wrong note in Marriott Theatre's latest musical, MAN OF LA MANCHA.

Richard Ruiz Videos

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Krystina Alabado, KC Dela Cruz, Angelica Maria Beliard & M Videoplay
VIDEO: Get A First Look At Krystina Alabado, KC Dela Cruz, Angelica Maria Beliard & More In Pre-Broadway KISS MY AZTEC! at Hartford Stage

by Stage Tube - Jun 20, 2022

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the East Coast Premiere of the hilarious Kiss My Aztec! An upbeat musical comedy, Kiss My Aztec! features a book by comedy legend John Leguizamo and acclaimed director Tony Taccone; music by Benjamin Velez; lyrics by David Kamp, Leguizamo and Velez; and choreography by Mayte Natalio.

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from MAN OF LA MANCHA at The Marriott Theatre
by Stage Tube - Jun 28, 2016

Deemed one of the greatest musicals of all time and winner of five Tony Awards including Best Musical, MAN OF LA MANCHA rides into The Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, running through August 14 with a press opening tomorrow, June 29 at 8 p.m. Click below to watch highlights from the show!

STAGE TUBE: Alan Menken, Stephen Schwartz & More Go Inside the Recording Studio for 'HUNCHBACK' Cast Album
by Stage Tube - Jan 22, 2016

The highly anticipated Studio Cast Recording of The Hunchback of Notre Dame, the only stage collaboration from two masters of the American musical, Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz, is now available from Ghostlight Records. Check it out below!

AUDIO: More 'HUNCHBACK' Music! Listen to 'Made of Stone' from the New Album
by Stage Tube - Jan 16, 2016

Throughout the week, BroadwayWorld has been rolling out some preview tracks from the album, and we have another one today! Below, take a listen to 'Made of Stone.'

VIDEO: Watch Michael Arden Record 'Out There' from THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME
by Stage Tube - Jan 15, 2016

Beginning today, fans who pre-order the album on iTunes will be able to download four tracks, including the soaring 'Out There,' immediately. Below, watch Michael Arden record the moving number 'Out There' from the production.

BWW TV Exclusive: First Look at Encores! FIORELLO! on Stage - Show Clips!
by Robert Diamond - Jan 30, 2013

Bock and Harnick's Fiorello!, the opening musical of the Encores! 20th Anniversary season stars Kate Baldwin, Erin Dilly, Jenn Gambatese, Shuler Hensley and Emily Skinner, with Danny Rutigliano as Fiorello LaGuardia. Fiorello! will be directed by Gary Griffin with choreography by Alex Sanchez and music direction by Rob Berman. The show will run for seven performances from January 30 - February 3 at New York City Center. BWW has a first look at the production onstage!

BWW TV: Meet the Cast of Encores! FIORELLO- Kate Baldwin, Emily Skinner & More; Plus a Performance Preview!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 23, 2013

Bock and Harnick's Fiorello!, the opening musical of the Encores! 20th Anniversary season, will star Kate Baldwin, Erin Dilly, Jenn Gambatese, Shuler Hensley and Emily Skinner, with Danny Rutigliano as Fiorello LaGuardia. Fiorello! will be directed by Gary Griffin with choreography by Alex Sanchez and music direction by Rob Berman. The show will run for seven performances from January 30 - February 3 at New York City Center. The cast and creative team met the press today and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there to chat with the whole gang and catch a special performance preview. Check it out below!