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Barrett Riggins is a Brooklyn-based actor, composer, and lyricist originally from Santa Rosa, California. He is currently appearing as Barry Mann in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical at Theatre Aspen. He recently appeared as Fritz u/s Young Rabbi in Barry Manilow and Bruce Sussman's Harmony at the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene. Regional credits include: Huey Calhoun in Memphis (Theatre Under the Stars), Mordred in Camelot, Robertson Ay in Mary Poppins, Dennis in All Shook Up (The MUNY), and Adam in An American in Paris (The Cape Playhouse). 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 (2023 O'Neill NMTC Semi-Finalist), The Moderators (Originals Theatre Festival), 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 ran Off-Broadway at 59359 in 2022. Barrett is a member of the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Writing Workshop. He loves Sondheim, the Criterion Channel, and his little dog Leonard Bernstein. Proud graduate of the University of Michigan's School of Music, Theatre, and Dance.

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