Artist Bio

Rob Riley

(Bio as of November 2017)

Rob Riley returns to the Goodman, where he previously appeared in The Crowd You’re in WithMoonlight and Magnolias, The Beard of Avon, A Touch of the Poet, The Dining Room and The Front Page. He was Jeff Award-nominated for his work in Good for Otto at The Gift Theatre and in Chicago Dramatists’ Cadillac. Additional Chicago credits include Q.E.D. (Collaboraction); I Sailed with Magellan, Unspoken Prayers, Cahoots, The End of the Tour, A View of the Dome and Before My Eyes (Victory Gardens Theater), Heartbreak House (Remy Bumppo Theatre Company); The Merry Wives of Windsor at Chicago Shakespeare Theater, The Front Page at TimeLine Theatre Company, The Weir and The Playboy of the Western World at Steppenwolf Theatre Company; Seasons Greetings and The Cripple of Inishmaan (Northlight Theatre) and Travesties and The Importance of Being Earnest (Wisdom Bridge Theatre Company). He has performed on The Second City mainstage and co-wrote, directed and performed in the musical Wild Men! at The Body Politic and The West Side in New York, as well as appearing in Paul Sills’ Sills and Company at Actors’ Playhouse in New York. Regional credits include Ground (Actors Theatre of Louisville). He has also written for and acted in film and television.

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