Rui Rita

Rui Rita is an Obie Award-winning New York City based American lighting designer known for his extensive work On- and Off-Broadway.

CareerEdit

BroadwayEdit

Source:[1]

Year Show Theater
2014 The Velocity of Autumn Booth Theater
2013 The Trip to Bountiful Stephen Sondheim Theater
2010 Present Laughter American Airlines Theater
2008 Dividing the Estate Booth Theater
2007 Old Acquaintance American Airlines Theater
2003 Enchanted April Belasco Theater
1999 The Price Royale Theater
1997 A Thousand Clowns Criterion Center Stage Right

Off-BroadwayEdit

Source:[2]

Year Show Theater
2018 Paradise Blue Pershing Square Signature Center The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre
2016 Skeleton Crew Linda Gross Theater
2014 Just Jim Dale Laura Pels Theatre
The Happiest Song Plays Last Second Stage Theatre
2013 The Old Friends Pershing Square Signature Center Irene Diamond Stage
The Mound Builders Pershing Square Signature Center The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre
Talley's Folly Laura Pels Theatre
2012 The Piano Lesson Pershing Square Signature Center Irene Diamond Stage
2011 The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore Laura Pels Theatre
2010 The Orphans' Home Cycle Part III Peter Norton Space
2009 The Orphans' Home Cycle Part II
The Orphans' Home Cycle Part I
Nightingale New York City Center-Stage I
2007 Dividing the Estate 59E59 Theater A
2006 All's Well That Ends Well The Duke on 42nd Street
2005 Moonlight and Magnolias New York City Center-Stage I
2004 The Day Emily Married 59E59 Theater A
Engaged Lucille Lortel Theatre
Big Bill Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater
2002 Endpapers Variety Arts Theatre
The Carpetbagger's Children Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater
2001 Crimes of the Heart Second Stage Theatre
1999 Dinner with Friends Variety Arts Theatre]
Far East Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater
1997 Secrets Every Smart Traveler Should Know Triad Theater
Antony and Cleopatra Public Theater/Anspacher Theater
1994 Vita & Virginia Union Square Theatre

RegionalEdit

Rita continues to work regionally, including accruing over 40 production credits at Williamstown Theater Festival.[3]

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Show Result
2005 Obie Award for Outstanding Lighting Design Engaged Won
2010 Henry Hewes Design Award for Notable Effects The Orphans' Home Cycle Part I-III
Henry Hewes Design Award for Lighting Design Nominated
Lucille Lortel Award for Lighting Design
2013 Henry Hewes Design Award for Lighting Design Talley's Folley
Henry Hewes Design Award for Lighting Design The Piano Lesson
AUDELCO Award, Lighting Design Won
Lucille Lortel Award for Lighting Design Nominated

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rui Rita - Playbill". Playbill.
  2. ^ "Rui Rita - Lortel Archives". www.lortel.org.
  3. ^ "Bio - Design By Rui". designbyrui.com.

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