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Ruth Righi

 
Bio:
Broadway: School of Rock. She is best known for her role in the Disney Channel television series Sydney to the Max. From Santa Cruz, CA, Ruth has been dancing since she was 3, studying acting and seeking out the thrill of performing. Ruth loves to make music with her dad and began studying piano at ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: School of Rock. She is best known for her role in the Disney Channel television series Sydney to the Max. From Santa Cruz, CA, Ruth has been dancing since she was 3, studying acting and seeking out the thrill of performing. Ruth loves to make music with her dad and began studying piano at ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Off-Center Revival, 2017
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Marcy [Replacement]

Ruth Righi Biography

Broadway: School of Rock. She is best known for her role in the Disney Channel television series Sydney to the Max. From Santa Cruz, CA, Ruth has been dancing since she was 3, studying acting and seeking out the thrill of performing. Ruth loves to make music with her dad and began studying piano at 5.




Ruth Righi News

Loretta Devine, Misty Copeland & More Join Disney's EUREKA! Photo Loretta Devine, Misty Copeland & More Join Disney's EUREKA!
by Michael Major - May 26, 2022

Also joining the cast in recurring guest roles are Ellie Kemper ('Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt') as the school librarian, Chee; Jack McBrayer ('30 Rock') as a pet kanga bird; Ryan Michelle Bathé ('The Endgame') as Barry's mom, Sierra; and Wendell Pierce ('Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan') as Barry's father, Cliff.

BWW Interview: Roman Banks & Dara Renée Dish on HSMTMTS Season 2! Photo BWW Interview: Roman Banks & Dara Renée Dish on HSMTMTS Season 2!
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jul 2, 2021

BroadwayWorld had the pleasure of sitting down with the two stars via email and chatting about Howie and Kourtney, their personal trajectories to High School Musical: The Musical: The Series, and so much more.

Renée Elise Goldsberry & Javier Muñoz Will Star in EUREKA! on Disney Junior Photo Renée Elise Goldsberry & Javier Muñoz Will Star in EUREKA! on Disney Junior
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 8, 2021

The series is produced by Academy Award® nominated animation studio Brown Bag Films ('Doc McStuffins') in association with Disney Junior. The announcement was made today by Joe D'Ambrosia, senior vice president, Original Programming and general manager, Disney Junior.

Disney Channel Unwraps All-New Holiday Specials in December Photo Disney Channel Unwraps All-New Holiday Specials in December
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 11, 2020

Disney Channel will present three special programming events for kids and families to kick-off the holiday season in December. 

Disney Channel Shares 'We're All In This Together' Messages Photo Disney Channel Shares 'We're All In This Together' Messages
by Kaitlin Milligan - Mar 27, 2020

A series of new interstitial messages, from kids' favorite Disney Channel stars, designed to offer reassurance and a sense of community during the present global health crisis premieres FRIDAY, MARCH 27, on Disney Channel and Disney Channel YouTube. The series includes over 35 Disney Channel stars who each filmed their message from their homes and around their neighborhoods, sharing how they stay positive, active and, with the help of parents and family members, navigate through this uncertain time. The series is designed to demonstrate for viewers age 6-14 that they are not alone in this experience, and we are all in this together (#WAITT).

Disney Channel Orders Third Season of SYDNEY TO THE MAX Photo Disney Channel Orders Third Season of SYDNEY TO THE MAX
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 21, 2019

Disney Channel has ordered a third season of its popular live-action comedy 'Sydney to the Max' ahead of its season two premiere, scheduled for 2020. The endearing daughter/father comedy, set in the present day with flashbacks to the 1990s, follows middle schooler Sydney Reynolds who lives with her single dad, Max, and her unconventional grandmother, Judy. As Sydney navigates becoming a teenager alongside her bestie Olive, Max's flashbacks of his childhood with his best friend Leo parallel her adventures, illustrating how life's 'growing pains' never change. The series stars Ruth Righi, Ian Reed Kesler, Caroline Rhea, Jackson Dollinger, Ava Kolker and Christian J. Simon. Created and executive produced by Mark Reisman ('Frasier,' 'Wings,' 'The Exes'), the show is currently in production on season two.

Disney Channel to Air JUST ROLL WITH IT: YOU DECIDE LIVE! Photo Disney Channel to Air JUST ROLL WITH IT: YOU DECIDE LIVE!
by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 28, 2019

Increasing the degree of both comedy and complexity, Disney Channel will present 'Just Roll With It: You Decide LIVE!,' an interactive, live telecast of 'Just Roll With It,' a series which stands apart for its blend of scripted and improvisational comedy, on FRIDAY, OCT. 4 (9:00 p.m. EDT/6:00 p.m. PDT). During the Halloween-themed special—the first of its kind for the channel—viewers nationwide can join the studio audience in the fun of determining plot twists in real-time. As viewers watch the special LIVE on Disney Channel, they will be able to vote on certain elements of the show via the DisneyNOW app or DisneyNOW.com—and, as they do in each episode, the talented cast will improvise and just roll with it … live!

Photo Flash: See Beyonce, Donald Glover, and More on THE LION KING Red Carpet! Photo Photo Flash: See Beyonce, Donald Glover, and More on THE LION KING Red Carpet!
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jul 10, 2019

Filmmakers, talent and special guests celebrated Disney's “The Lion King” tonight in Hollywood. The movie, which opens on July 19, 2019, welcomes beloved characters back to the big screen in a whole new way.

Disney Channel Renews SYDNEY TO THE MAX for Season Two Photo Disney Channel Renews SYDNEY TO THE MAX for Season Two
by Kaitlin Milligan - May 23, 2019

Disney Channel has picked up a second season of the popular live-action daughter/father comedy 'Sydney to the Max,' starring 13-year-old actress/musical artist Ruth Righi in the title role of Sydney. Geared for kids ages 6-14 and families, the series is set in the present day with flashbacks to the 1990s and follows outgoing middle schooler Sydney Reynolds, who lives with her single dad Max (Ian Reed Kesler, 'Suits'), in the house he grew up in, along with her progressive grandmother Judy (Caroline Rhea, 'Sabrina the Teenage Witch,' Disney's 'Phineas and Ferb'). As Sydney's preteen pursuits begin to expand, Max's flashbacks of his childhood help him gain a better perspective of his daughter's experiences. Created and executive produced by Mark Reisman ('Frasier,' 'Wings,' 'The Exes'), production on season two will commence later this summer.

Disney Channel to Premiere SYDNEY TO THE MAX on January 25 Photo Disney Channel to Premiere SYDNEY TO THE MAX on January 25
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 19, 2018

'Sydney to the Max,' a sitcom introducing 13-year-old actress/musical artist Ruth Righi (Broadway's 'School of Rock The Musical') in her first leading role, is set to premiere FRIDAY, JAN. 25 (8:30-9:00 p.m. EST/PST), on Disney Channel and DisneyNOW.  Created by Mark Reisman ('Frasier,' 'Wings,' 'The Exes'), the series is geared for kids ages 6-14 and families. It also stars Ian Reed Kesler ('Suits'), Caroline Rhea ('Sabrina the Teenage Witch,' 'Phineas and Ferb'), Jackson Dollinger (“Puppy Dog Pals”), Ava Kolker ('Girl Meets World') and Christian J. Simon (“The Amazing World of Gumball”).

Ruth Righi Videos

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Encores! REALLY ROSIE Videoplay
BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Encores! REALLY ROSIE

by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 2, 2017

Led by Artistic Director Michael Friedman, the popular Encores! Off-Center series returns for its fifth season of landmark Off-Broadway musicals, continuing with Carole King and Maurice Sendak's family musical Really Rosie, directed by Leigh Silverman (August 2-5).

BWW TV: Step Into a Little Girl's Big Imagination in Rehearsal for Encores! REALLY RO Videoplay
BWW TV: Step Into a Little Girl's Big Imagination in Rehearsal for Encores! REALLY ROSIE!

by TV - Press Previews - Jul 26, 2017

Led by Artistic Director Michael Friedman, the popular Encores! Off-Center series returns for its fifth season of landmark Off-Broadway musicals, continuing with Carole King and Maurice Sendak's family musical Really Rosie, directed by Leigh Silverman (August 2-5).


Ruth Righi Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Ruth Righi been in?
Ruth Righi has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Ruth Righi been in?
Ruth Righi has not appeared in the West End