WATERFRONT  PLAYHOUSE

Rich Simone*

Director/Lighting Designer/Singer

Local Credits as Director and/or Designer:  The New century, No Child…, The Graduate and Dinner With Friends here at the Waterfront, Showtune, The Rocky Horror Show and BatBoy: The Musical at the Red Barn, The Most Happy Fella and South Pacific for Island Opera Theatre, Follies In Concert and Guys & Dolls for the Key West Pops. Noteworthy work on the mainland includes: Popcorn (Carbonell Nomination, Curtain Up Award/Best Scenic Design), The Goat (Carbonell Award, Curtain Up Award/Best Scenic Design), James Joyce’s The Dead (Carbonell Award/Best Scenic Design) all at GableStage; Crimes of the Heart (Curtain Up Nominations/Best Scenic Design/Best Director of a Play/Best Play, Carbonell Nominations/Best Director of a Play/Best Play), The Rocky Horror Show (Curtain Up Awards/Best Ensemble/Best Supporting Actor in a Musical) and Blood Brothers (Carbonell Nominations/Best Director of a Musical/Best Musical, Curtain Up Awards/Best Director of a Musical/Best Musical), all at the Shores Performing Arts Theatre, which also received the Most Progressive and Innovative Theatre Award from the Curtain Up voters for 2003 during his tenure as Artistic Director. Rich was also named Best South Florida Scenic Designer of 2001 by the Miami New Times.

He thanks Danny for the gig, and thanks Maggie and Jack for their patience.

*Member of Actors’ Equity Association