Rui Rita

Rui Rita designed lighting for the Huntington's productions of Choice (2015)The Power of Duff (2013), The Miracle at Naples (2009)Present Laughter (2007), The Sisters Rosensweig (2005), The Blue Demon (2003)and Heartbreak House (2002). His Broadway credits include The Trip to Bountiful, Velocity of Autumn, Present Laughter, Dividing the Estate, Old Acquaintance, Enchanted April, The Price, and A Thousand Clowns. His Off Broadway designs include the premieres of Happiest Song Plays Last (Second Stage Theatre); Just Jim Dale (Roundabout Theatre Company); Old Friends and Orphan’s Home Cycle (Signature Theatre, Hewes Award); Nightingale and Moonlight and Magnolias (Manhattan Theatre Club); The Day Emily Married (Primary Stages); Big Bill, The Carpetbagger’s Children, Far East, and Ancestral Voices (Lincoln Center Theater); Engaged (Theatre For a New Audience, Obie Award); Endpapers (Variety Arts); Dinner With Friends (New York/Boston); and Vita & Virginia (Union Square). Also Off Broadway he has designed Piano Lesson (Signature Theatre, Audelco Award); Talley’s Folly and The Milk Train Doesn’t Stop Here Anymore (Roundabout Theatre Company), All’s Well That Ends Well (Theatre for a New Audience); Crimes of the Heart (Second Stage Theatre); and Antony and Cleopatra (The Public Theater). His regional work includes Eugene Onegin at Vancouver Opera and various productions at the Alley Theatre, American Conservatory Theater, Centerstage, Goodman Theatre, Hartford Stage, The Kennedy Center, Long Wharf Theatre, Ford’s Theatre, Mark Taper Forum/Ahmanson Theatre, New York Stage and Film, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, and Williamstown Theatre Festival. Mr. Rita is an alumnus of the Boston University College of Fine Arts.

(As of October 2015)

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