Artist Bios

Armando Riesco

Armando Riesco

(Bio as of May 2013)

Armando Riesco made his Goodman debut in The Happiest Song Plays Last during the 2012/2013 Season. Other Chicago credits include Four at About Face Theatre; Eleven Rooms of Proust at Lookingglass Theatre Company; Roadworks’s productions of This is Our Youth at Steppenwolf Theatre Company and Stupid Kids at Victory Gardens Theater; and Bash at About Face Theatre. He has appeared as Elliot in the world premieres of Quiara Alegría Hudes’ Elliot, A Soldier’s Fugue at Culture Project in New York and Water by the Spoonful at Hartford Stage and its New York transfer to Second Stage Theatre. Other New York credits include Olives and Blood at HERE Arts Center; Four at Manhattan Theatre Club. Evolution at Culture Project and Sonia Flew at Theater Row’s Clurman Theatre, and regionally he appeared in Becky Shaw at The Wilma Theater. Major film credits include Adult World, Putzel, National Treasure and National Treasure: Book of Secrets, World Trade Center, Garden State, Bella, 25th Hour, Pieces of April, Che: Parts One and Two and Fever Pitch. Major television appearances include A Gifted Man, 3 Lbs.; Kings; Law & Order; Law & Order: Criminal Intent; Third Watch; Fringe; Royal Pains and Army Wives.

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  • The Happiest Song Plays Last Production Photos
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