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Lynn Nottage and Ricky Ian Gordon (center) with members of the company of INTIMATE AP Photo

Lynn Nottage and Ricky Ian Gordon (center) with members of the company of INTIMATE APPAREL

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02/01/2022
Lynn Nottage and Ricky Ian Gordon Photo

Lynn Nottage and Ricky Ian Gordon

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02/01/2022
Ricky Ian Gordon, Chabrelle Williams, Kearstin Piper Brown and Lynn Nottage Photo

Ricky Ian Gordon, Chabrelle Williams, Kearstin Piper Brown and Lynn Nottage

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02/01/2022
Brent Funderburk, Steven Osgood, Ricky Ian Gordon, Nathaniel LaNasa and Travis Bloom Photo

Brent Funderburk, Steven Osgood, Ricky Ian Gordon, Nathaniel LaNasa and Travis Bloom

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02/01/2022
Ricky Ian Gordon, Leonard Foglia Photo

Ricky Ian Gordon, Leonard Foglia

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04/25/2014
 
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Ricky Ian Gordon Awards and Nominations

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2011 - The Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Play or Musical
Ricky Ian GordonSycamore Trees

Ricky Ian Gordon News

Tickets on Sale for Christiane Noll & Nathan R. Matthews Led Riverside Opera Ensemble Photo Tickets on Sale for Christiane Noll & Nathan R. Matthews Led Riverside Opera Ensemble Concert
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2022

Tickets are still available for the concert presented by The Riverside Opera Ensemble at Merkin Hall featuring Tony nominee Christiane Noll (Ragtime) and Nathan R. Matthews who is producing as well as performing in the show. 

Opera Saratoga Artistic And General Director Lawrence Edelson To Step Down After 2022 Photo Opera Saratoga Artistic And General Director Lawrence Edelson To Step Down After 2022 Summer Festival Season
by A.A. Cristi - May 11, 2022

Opera Saratoga's Artistic and General Director Lawrence Edelson announced today that the 2022 Summer Festival will be the final season in his leadership role with the company. Edelson, who joined the company in 2014, will remain in his position through the end of July.

Arizona Opera Announces Casting For Its 2022/23 Season Photo Arizona Opera Announces Casting For Its 2022/23 Season
by A.A. Cristi - May 11, 2022

Arizona Opera announced casting today for their vibrant 2022/23 Season, which will feature an exciting array of productions, ranging from beloved classics to new works, including a return to five in-theater shows in both Phoenix and Tucson.

Richard Tucker Music Foundation Announces 2022 Award Winner And Grant Recipients Photo Richard Tucker Music Foundation Announces 2022 Award Winner And Grant Recipients
by A.A. Cristi - May 6, 2022

The Richard Tucker Music Foundation today announces the 2022 recipients of its prestigious Richard Tucker Award, Richard Tucker Career Grant, and Sara Tucker Study Grant.

MasterVoices Offers 'Songs For A Summer Night' at Waterline Square Park in June Photo MasterVoices Offers 'Songs For A Summer Night' at Waterline Square Park in June
by Stephi Wild - May 6, 2022

MasterVoices concludes its 2021-22 season celebrating its 80th anniversary on Wednesday, June 8 with Songs for a Summer Night, a free outdoor performance at the new Waterline Square Park on the Upper West Side. The concert features several new arrangements demonstrating how the sounds of summer delight and inspire.

Off-Broadway Premiere of MR. PARKER to be Presented at Theatre Row Photo Off-Broadway Premiere of MR. PARKER to be Presented at Theatre Row
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2022

Penguin Rep Theatre announced today the Off-Broadway premiere of Mr. Parker, a new play written by Michael McKeever and directed by Joe Brancato. Performances will begin Wednesday, June 1, 2022, for a limited engagement through June 25, 2022, at Theatre Row – Theatre 1 (410 West 42nd Street). Opening Night is Monday, June 6, 2022, at 7:00PM.

Ucross Announces A Special Residency For Black Poets Photo Ucross Announces A Special Residency For Black Poets
by A.A. Cristi - May 3, 2022

​​​​​​​Ucross and Cave Canem have joined forces to present a literary fellowship that provides creative support to Black poets. The 2022 Toi Derricotte Residency at Ucross has been awarded to interdisciplinary poet S. Erin Batiste of Brooklyn, New York. 

KIMBERLY AKIMBO, ORATORIO FOR LIVING THINGS, and More Take Home 2022 Lucille Lortel A Photo KIMBERLY AKIMBO, ORATORIO FOR LIVING THINGS, and More Take Home 2022 Lucille Lortel Awards; Full List!
by Nicole Rosky - May 1, 2022

The 37th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway will be presented tonight, Sunday, May 1, 2022 at NYU Skirball beginning at 7:00pm EST. Stick with BroadwayWorld tonight as we share LIVE updates of the winners.

The Metropolitan Opera's 2022 Summer Recital Series to Feature 6 Free Concerts Photo The Metropolitan Opera's 2022 Summer Recital Series to Feature 6 Free Concerts
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 26, 2022

The Metropolitan Opera’s 2022 Summer Recital Series will once again bring free outdoor recitals, featuring established artists and young talents of the opera world, to New Yorkers in all five boroughs.

Hugo Armstrong, Anne Gee Byrd & More to Star in UNCLE VANYA at Pasadena Playhouse Photo Hugo Armstrong, Anne Gee Byrd & More to Star in UNCLE VANYA at Pasadena Playhouse
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 26, 2022

Pasadena Playhouse has announced casting and creative team for the Los Angeles premiere of the Richard Nelson, Richard Pevear, and Larissa Volokhonsky translation of Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekhov coming to the Playhouse June 1 through June 26; the press opening is Sunday, June 5 at 5 p.m. 

Ricky Ian Gordon Videos

VIDEO: Watch Highlights from Bartlett Sher-Helmed INTIMATE APPAREL VideoVIDEO: Watch Highlights from Bartlett Sher-Helmed INTIMATE APPAREL
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 12, 2022

Lincoln Center Theater’s INTIMATE APPAREL, a new opera with music by Ricky Ian Gordon and libretto by Lynn Nottage, based off of her play of the same name, and direction by Bartlett Sher begins previews tomorrow, January 13 ahead of a Monday, January 31 opening at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater. The opera was in previews at the Newhouse when theaters shutdown in 2020.

VIDEO: New York City Opera Creates UN ZOOMO IN MASCHERA VideoVIDEO: New York City Opera Creates UN ZOOMO IN MASCHERA
by Stage Tube - Dec 28, 2020

As the year 2020 draws to a close, stars past and present of New York City Opera (NYCO) have come to the aid of “The People’s Opera” by participating in Un Zoomo in Maschera, a word from the artists of New York City Opera, a special year-end fundraiser which will be released on social media today.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At On Site Opera's AMAHL AND THE NIGHT VISITORS VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At On Site Opera's AMAHL AND THE NIGHT VISITORS
by Alan Henry - Oct 11, 2018

On Site Opera (OSO) will present Gian Carlo Menotti's holiday opera, Amahl and the Night Visitors, at the Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen December 6-8, 2018. In partnership with Breaking Ground, New York City's largest provider of permanent supportive housing for the homeless, performances will feature a chorus made up of community members who have experienced homelessness. Tickets will be free, part of OSO's “Opera Free For All” initiative.

STAGE TUBE: Diving Into Chicago Opera's Under Water Opera, ORPHEUS & EURIDICE
by Stage Tube - Dec 10, 2013

Chicago Opera Theater dives into the pool again for a remount of its highly successful production of Ricky Ian Gordon's Orpheus & Euridice in partnership with the Chicago Park District in collaboration with the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events as part of the Classics in the Parks series. Following the sold-out run of four performances at the Eckhart Park Pool in the West Town neighborhood in early November, COT will bring three additional performances to Lincoln Square on December 19, 20, and 22 at the Welles Park Pool. Tickets will once again be free to the public. Check out a behind the scenes look below!

STAGE TUBE: Signature Theatre's AND THE CURTAIN RISES Review Panel!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 1, 2011

AND THE CURTAIN RISES marks the third production presented as part of Signature's groundbreaking American Musical Voices Project, the largest commissioning program for new musicals in the country, following Michael John LaChiusa's Giant in 2009 and Ricky Ian Gordon's Sycamore Trees last year. For more information, visit www.signature-theatre.org, and view the reviews below!

BWW TV: Inside Hanggi's BEHIND THE CURTAIN RISES at Signature - Part 3
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 30, 2011

Welcome back to Inside Behind the Curtain Rises! In this exclusive BroadwayWorld special, Tony nominated director Kristin Hanggi (Rock of Ages) takes you inside the rehearsal room for her new production at Signature Theatre. Click below for the final installment, the making of the finale!

BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: Inside AND THE CURTAIN RISES with Kristin Hanggi at Signature Theatre Part 2!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 17, 2011

Welcome back to Inside Behind the Curtain Rises! In this exclusive BroadwayWorld special, Tony nominated director Kristin Hanggi (Rock of Ages) takes you inside the rehearsal room for her new production at Signature Theatre.

BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: Behind AND THE CURTAIN RISES with Kristin Hanggi at Signature!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 8, 2011

Virginia's Tony Award®-winning Signature Theatre, through its groundbreaking American Musical Voices Project (AMVP), presents the musical comedy And the Curtain Rises (formerly known as Wheatley's Folly). Beginning performances on Thursday, March 17, 2011, And the Curtain Rises marks the third production presented as part of Signature's AMVP, the largest commissioning program for new musicals in the country, following Michael John LaChiusa's Giant in 2009 and Ricky Ian Gordon's Sycamore Trees last year.

STAGE TUBE: Signature Theater's SYCAMORE TREES
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 21, 2010

Signature Theatre, the current recipient of the Tony Award® for Regional Theatre, presents the world premiere musical Sycamore Trees by Ricky Ian Gordon, composer of the acclaimed opera The Grapes of Wrath and the OBIE Award-winning Orpheus and Euridice, as well as the musicals My Life with Albertine and Dream True. Gordon's autobiographical setting of his family's struggles and triumphs over 50 years, Sycamore Trees will run through June 13, 2010 in the intimate playing space of the 276-seat MAX Theatre.

STAGE TUBE: Sondheim Presents Lansbury With Award
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 14, 2010

Angela Lansbury, the great star of stage, film, and television, was honored April 12 with the first annual Stephen Sondheim Award, given by Virginia's Signature Theatre at a black-tie Gala Benefit at the Embassy of Italy. The Sondheim Award, established by Signature last year in the name of America's most influential contemporary musical theater writer and composer, was presented to the actress by Mr. Sondheim himself.


Ricky Ian Gordon Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Ricky Ian Gordon written?
Ricky Ian Gordon has written 2 shows including My Life With Albertine (Lyricist), Intimate Apparel (Music).

What awards has Ricky Ian Gordon been nominated for?
The Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Play or Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for Sycamore Trees .