Artist Bios

Tommy Rivera-Vega

Tommy Rivera-Vega

(Bio as of June 2019)

Tommy Rivera-Vega (Tommy Djilas) returns to Goodman Theatre, where he previously appeared in Lottery Day and Support Group for Men, among others. Chicago credits include La Havana Madrid, Parachute Men, Between You Me and the Lampshade, A View From the Bridge, Momma’s Boyz (Teatro Vista, where he is an ensemble member); Frederick (Chicago Children’s Theatre); West Side Story (Drury Lane Theatre); In the Heights (Skylight Music Theatre); In the Heights, My Fair Lady (Paramount Theatre); Three Sisters (Steppenwolf Theatre Company), as well as work with BoHo Theatre, Adventure Stage, Music Theatre Company and Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre. Puerto Rico credits include Spring Awakening and Footloose (Black Box Theatre). Tommy is represented by Paonessa Talent Agency.

With Goodman Theatre

  • Mother Road Mother Road
    New Stages 2015
    Play by Octavio Solis
    Directed by Juliette Carrillo
  • La Havana Madrid La Havana Madrid
    1617 Season
    Play by Sandra Delgado
    Directed by Cheryl Lynn Bruce
  • Lottery Day Lottery Day
    New Stages 2017
    Play by Ike Holter
    Directed by Lili-Anne Brown
  • Support Group for Men Support Group for Men
    1718 Season
    Play by Ellen Fairey
    Directed by Kimberly Senior
  • Lottery Day Lottery Day
    1819 Season
    Play by Ike Holter
    Directed by Lili-Anne Brown
  • The Music Man The Music Man
    1819 Season
    Play by Book, Music and Lyrics by Meredith Willson; Based on a Story by Willson and Franklin Lacey
    Directed by Mary Zimmerman