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T. Ryder Smith

 
Bio:
LCT: Oslo, War Horse. Broadway: Equus. Recent theater: world premieres of Fingersmith (A.R.T.); Scenes From Court Life by Sarah Ruhl (Yale Rep), Our Lady of Kibeho by Katori Hall (Playwrights Horizons), Social Security by Christina Masciotti (Bushwick Starr), We Are Pussy Riot by Barbara Hammond ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
LCT: Oslo, War Horse. Broadway: Equus. Recent theater: world premieres of Fingersmith (A.R.T.); Scenes From Court Life by Sarah Ruhl (Yale Rep), Our Lady of Kibeho by Katori Hall (Playwrights Horizons), Social Security by Christina Masciotti (Bushwick Starr), We Are Pussy Riot by Barbara Hammond ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
The Coop Off-Broadway Premiere, 2019
The Diplomat
  [Off-Broadway]
Red Bull Theater Off-Broadway Revival, 2019
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Classic Stage Company Revival, 2018
Reverend Winemiller
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Johan Jorgen Holst
Finn Grandal
  [Off-Broadway]
Lincoln Center Theater Original Production, 2016
Performer
  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Broadway Production, 2011
Arthur Narracott
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2008
Frank Strang
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2008
Gordon
  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Gene / John Salvi
  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Marquis de Sade
  [Off-Broadway]
2006
Jarl von Hoother
  [Off-Broadway]
2005
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1992
Don Pedro

Photos

John Keating and T. Ryder Smith Photo

John Keating and T. Ryder Smith

From: 
Date:
10/09/2019
LCT alums T. Ryder Smith and Gabriel Ebert with queens director Danya Taymor Photo

LCT alums T. Ryder Smith and Gabriel Ebert with queens director Danya Taymor

From: 
Date:
03/06/2018
(from left) Caitlin Muelder as Annette Raleigh, T. Ryder Smith as Alan Raleigh, Lucas Photo

(from left) Caitlin Muelder as Annette Raleigh, T. Ryder Smith as Alan Raleigh, Lucas Caleb Rooney as Michael Novak and Erika Rolfsrud as Veronica Novak in the San Diego Premiere of God of Carnage by Yasmina Reza, translated by Christopher Hampton and dir

From: 
Date:
07/27/2012

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
The Coop Off-Broadway Premiere, 2019
The Diplomat

  [Off-Broadway]
Red Bull Theater Off-Broadway Revival, 2019
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Classic Stage Company Revival, 2018
Reverend Winemiller

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Johan Jorgen Holst

Finn Grandal

  [Off-Broadway]
Lincoln Center Theater Original Production, 2016
Performer

  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Broadway Production, 2011
Arthur Narracott

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2008
Frank Strang

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2008
Gordon

  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Gene / John Salvi

  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Marquis de Sade

  [Off-Broadway]
2006
Jarl von Hoother

  [Off-Broadway]
2005
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1992
Don Pedro

T. Ryder Smith Biography

LCT: Oslo, War Horse. Broadway: Equus. Recent theater: world premieres of Fingersmith (A.R.T.); Scenes From Court Life by Sarah Ruhl (Yale Rep), Our Lady of Kibeho by Katori Hall (Playwrights Horizons), Social Security by Christina Masciotti (Bushwick Starr), We Are Pussy Riot by Barbara Hammond (CATF). New York: world premiere productions of Richard Foreman, Anne Washburn, David Greenspan, Sarah Ruhl; Underneath the Lintel (Drama Desk nomination, Outstanding Solo Performance); Lebensraum (DD Award). Regional includes world premieres by Doug Wright, Charles Mee, Tanya Barfield. Film: El Cielo es Azul, Horrible Child, Mindflux, Brainscan. TV: "The Blacklist," "Elementary," "Nurse Jackie," "Damages," "Blue Bloods," "The Abolitionists." Vocal: audiobooks by William Burroughs, Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Chekhov; the Bioshock videogames; "The Venture Brothers" TV series.

T. Ryder Smith Awards and Nominations

 
Obie Awards - 2017 - Ensemble Gold Star
T. Ryder SmithOslo
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Ensemble Performances Gold Star
T. Ryder SmithLebensraum

T. Ryder Smith News

BWW: Playwright Ellen Simon on the Delayed PTC Premiere of Her New Play ASS and on He Photo BWW: Playwright Ellen Simon on the Delayed PTC Premiere of Her New Play ASS and on Her Father, Neil Simon
by Tyler Hinton - Oct 9, 2021

Ellen Simon, who is the daughter of famed playwright Neil Simon, kindly opened up to BroadwayWorld about ASS, its delayed opening, her friend and collaborator PTC artistic director Karen Azenberg, and the impact of their fathers’ careers on their own.

Photo Flash: Go Inside Opening Night of The COOP and Baruch Performing Arts Center's  Photo Photo Flash: Go Inside Opening Night of The COOP and Baruch Performing Arts Center's TERRA FIRMA
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 15, 2019

The COOP and Baruch Performing Arts Center present the world premiere of Barbara Hammond's TERRA FIRMA, which officially opened last week at Baruch Performing Arts Center (55 Lexington Avenue).

Photo Flash: First Look at The COOP's TERRA FIRMA Photo Photo Flash: First Look at The COOP's TERRA FIRMA
by Stephi Wild - Oct 9, 2019

Barbara Hammond's TERRA FIRMA is currently in performances at Baruch Performing Arts Center (55 Lexington Avenue) and officially opens on Thursday, October 10.

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For The COOP's TERRA FIRMA Photo Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For The COOP's TERRA FIRMA
by Stephi Wild - Sep 17, 2019

Barbara Hammond's TERRA FIRMA begins performances September 27, 2019 at Baruch Performing Arts Center (55 Lexington Avenue) and officially opens on Thursday, October 10.

Aspen Film Announces Lineup for 40th Anniversary Filmfest Photo Aspen Film Announces Lineup for 40th Anniversary Filmfest
by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 27, 2019

Aspen Film is proud to announce the program for its 40th Anniversary Filmfest, which will showcase top filmmaking from across the globe at Aspen's Wheeler Opera House and Metropolitan's Isis Theatre from September 23-29, 2019, and a weighty lineup of documentaries at the Crystal Theater in Carbondale from September 27-29, 2019. In addition to screenings of highly anticipated fall previews and award-winning features and documentaries, panel discussions with special guests punctuate the week-long festival, which celebrates 40 years of Independent by Nature.

VIDEO: Adam Driver and Annette Bening Star in the Trailer for THE REPORT Photo VIDEO: Adam Driver and Annette Bening Star in the Trailer for THE REPORT
by Stage Tube - Aug 22, 2019

Amazon Studios has released the trailer for The Report starring Adam Driver and Annette Bening. The Report is a riveting thriller based on actual events.

New Theatre Company The COOP Announces Inaugural Season Photo New Theatre Company The COOP Announces Inaugural Season
by Julie Musbach - Jun 12, 2019

The COOP is a new theatre company founded by Artistic Director Andrus Nichols and Playwright in Residence Kate Hamill. Conceived out of the desire to create a community of NYC based artists who are interested in making extraordinary theatre and committed to fostering a culture of collaboration, experimentation, and trust, The COOP produce both old plays reinvigorated through a new lens, and new plays that resonate with timeless themes and universal truths.

Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of THE WHITE DEVIL Photo Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of THE WHITE DEVIL
by Review Roundups - Apr 3, 2019

Red Bull Theater opened John Webster's The White Devil at the Lucille Lortel Theatre Sunday March 31st. The limited Off-Broadway engagement will continue through April 14th. Let's see what the critics had to say.

BWW Review: Director Louisa Proske Infuses John Webster's Blood-Soaked THE WHITE DEVI Photo BWW Review: Director Louisa Proske Infuses John Webster's Blood-Soaked THE WHITE DEVIL With Contemporary Nihilistic Attitude
by Michael Dale - Apr 3, 2019

Perhaps if Jacobean playwright John Webster had access to hard-driving techno music and live-stream video technology, his blood-soaked revenge drama The White Devil might have had a successful 1612 premiere at London's Red Bull Theatre, as performed by the resident company, Queen Anne's Men.

Red Bull Theater's THE WHITE DEVIL Opens Sunday Photo Red Bull Theater's THE WHITE DEVIL Opens Sunday
by Julie Musbach - Mar 28, 2019

Red Bull Theater will open John Webster's The White Devil at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street between Bleecker & Hudson Streets) this Sunday March 31st. The limited Off-Broadway engagement will continue through April 14th.

T. Ryder Smith Videos

VIDEO: Adam Driver and Annette Bening Star in the Trailer for THE REPORT VideoVIDEO: Adam Driver and Annette Bening Star in the Trailer for THE REPORT
by Stage Tube - Aug 22, 2019

Amazon Studios has released the trailer for The Report starring Adam Driver and Annette Bening. The Report is a riveting thriller based on actual events.

BWW TV: Broadway Beat Goes Inside Opening Night of WAR HORSE
by Broadway Beat - Apr 15, 2011

The National Theatre of Great Britain's production of WAR HORSE, presented by Lincoln Center Theater and the National Theatre of Great Britain in association with Bob Boyett opened last night at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65th Street) and we were there! WAR HORSE is based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo, adapted by Nick Stafford, with Handspring Puppet Company, and directed by Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris. Broadway Beat was on hand for the opening celebration and brings you the company interviews below!

BWW TV: WAR HORSE Opens at LCT Tonight!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 14, 2011

War Horse is a thrilling and spectacular production based on the celebrated novel by Michael Morpurgo. The First World War is the backdrop for this tale of bravery, loyalty, and the extraordinary bond between a young recruit and his horse. Actors, working with astonishing life-sized puppets by the internationally renowned Handspring Puppet Company, take audiences on an unforgettable journey through history. War Horse at The Vivian Beaumont Theatre at Lincoln Center opens tonight, April 14th. Click below for a performance preview and photos of this epic production!

STAGE TUBE: WAR HORSE Creators on Puppet Construction
by Stage Tube - Mar 30, 2011

The National Theatre of Great Britain's production of WAR HORSE, presented by Lincoln Center Theater and the National Theatre of Great Britain in association with Bob Boyett, is now in previews at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65th Street). WAR HORSE is based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo, adapted by Nick Stafford, with Handspring Puppet Company, and directed by Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris. Opening night is Thursday, April 14 at 7:00 pm. In the following video, Handspring WAR HORSE creators discuss the construction of their famous horse puppet on stage at this year's TED conference.

STAGE TUBE: Matt Doyle Takes You Behind the Scenes at WAR HORSE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 19, 2011

Matt Doyle, currently appearing in Lincoln Center Theater's WAR HORSE, has created a video blog taking you backstage behind the British story of a horse sent to serve in World War I and the boy who searches for him.


T. Ryder Smith Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has T. Ryder Smith been in?
T. Ryder Smith has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has T. Ryder Smith been in?
T. Ryder Smith has not appeared in the West End

What awards has T. Ryder Smith been nominated for?
Ensemble (Obie Awards) for Oslo and Outstanding Ensemble Performances (Drama Desk Awards) for Lebensraum .

What awards has T. Ryder Smith won?
Ensemble (Obie Awards) for Osloand Outstanding Ensemble Performances (Drama Desk Awards) for Lebensraum.