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Barrett Riggins is a Brooklyn-based actor, composer, and lyricist. The New York Times once called him "very funny". Upcoming: Cellino V. Barnes, a new comedy directed by Wesley Taylor and Alex Wyse. Favorite credits include: Fritz u/s Young Rabbi in Harmony (NYTF, off-Broadway), Adam in An American in Paris (Cape Playhouse), Mordred in Camelot (The MUNY), and Huey in Memphis (Theatre Under the Stars). He has released two studio albums, Good Ol' and Smoke Machine, which are available on all streaming platforms. His song “More Than An Apology” was released by Audible as part of You Are Here: An Evening with Solea Pfeiffer, recorded live at the Minetta Lane Theatre. He also writes musicals with Graham Techler. Their shows include Helsinki (NAMT 2024, Finalist: Normal Ave, Semifinalist; O'Neill, American Music Theatre Project), The Moderators (Kraine Theater), Sound Choices (Academy of Art University), and a new adaptation of A Christmas Carol (Roustabout Theater). They were selected for the 2021 Johnny Mercer Foundation's Songwriters Project, and co-wrote music for The Panic of '29, which premiered at 59E59 in 2022. Barrett is a new member of the BMI Lehman Engel Advanced Musical Theatre Writing Workshop and a proud graduate of the University of Michigan. For professional inquires, contact him at

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