(Richard Rodgers, Falling for Make Believe
) is an actor, composer, and playwright. At the Colony he was last seen as Charlie in Mary’s Wedding
regional credits include work with The Ahmanson Theatre, Mark Taper
Forum, Kirk Douglas, South Coast Repertory, La Jolla Playhouse, Geffen
Playhouse, La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, Laguna Playhouse,
Milwaukee Rep, and Reprise! Highlights: Upright Grand
(World Premiere, Theatreworks, Palo Alto); The World Premieres of The Prince of Atlantis, Dr. Cerberus,
(SCR); The History Boys, The Lieutenant of Inishmore
(CTG); The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
(Ovation nomination, La Mirada); and Rodgers & Hart’s On Your Toes!
Television credits include: Cupid, House,
and How I Met Your Mother.
His plays and musicals include: Liberty Inn: The Musical
(Ovation nominations Best Book, Best Music/Lyrics); Darling
(Weston Playhouse New Musical Award); Weïrd
(Winner, Tennessee Williams One-Act Competition); Death Valley DQ, and The Tavern Keeper’s Daughter.
He has written songs for the web series The Battery’s Down,
and he is the music director and arranger for Lesli Margherita’s acclaimed nightclub act All Hail the Queen,
which recently played Off-Broadway. www.brettryback.com