Ryan Rumery

Film Composer - Producer - Musician - Designer


I've designed sound for over 250 plays and musicals. 

My designs have been heard on Broadway, most recently in Be More Chill, as well as Fool for Love and Thurgood. Off-Broadway and Regionally, my work has been heard at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Manhattan Theatre Club, Lincoln Center, The Public, Playwrights Horizons, Second Stage, Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, Manhattan Class Company, Atlantic Theater Company, Classic Stage Company,  Labyrinth Theater Company, Irish Repertory Company, Playwrights Realm, Center Theater Group, Geffen Playhouse, La Jolla Playhouse, The Old Globe, The Alley Theatre, Dallas Theater Center, Keen Company, Long Wharf Theatre, Cincinnati Playhouse, Woolly Mammoth Theater, Shakespeare Theatre, Studio Theater, Ford's Theater, Dorset Theater Festival, Williamstown Theater Festival, Kansas City Rep, Syracuse Stage, Center Stage, Pittsburgh Public Theater, Philadelphia Theatre Company, City Theatre of Pittsburgh, Wilma Theater. 

I'm designing sound for some music videos. Check out this one for the Brooklyn-based Violet Machine


Obie citation for Sustained Excellence in Sound Design and Composition (2017)

Drama Desk Award Nomination: Empanada Loca, Labyrinth Theater Company (2015)

Lucille Lortel Award Nominations: The Hatmaker's Wife, Playwrights Realm (2014), The Emperor Jones Irish Rep (2010)

Helen Hayes Award Nominations:  The Father (2017), Constellations (2016), Tribes (2014), The Heavens Are Hung in Black (2010), Stunning (2009), Vigils (2008), Thief River (2005).

DC Metro’s “Favorite Designers of 2013” for The Convert, Woolly Mammoth Theatre, Washington, D.C. 2013

Ovation Award Nomination, The Royale, Kirk Douglas Theatre, Los Angeles, CA (2013)

Acclaim Award, Behind The Eye, Cincinnati Playhouse, Cincinnati, OH (2011)

Barrymore Award Nominations: brownsville song (b-side for tray) (2015), Let Me Down Easy (2011), Golden Age (2010), Philadelphia Theatre Company 

Best Sound Design of a Musical, The Who’s Tommy, Dallas Theater Center (2008)

Carbonell Nomination, Cradle of Man, Florida Stage (2006)