B. 1980 Richie Wilcox (born 1980) is a Canadian theatre director, singer and performer who - alongside his husband and collaborator Aaron Collier, produces and presents innovative, genre-bending and queerly playful performances. As of 2020, is also the current Artistic Producer at the Ship's Company Theatre.

He also performed in ClubVortex's FiveMinutesOfFame in 2004, as well as at the HalifaxPride Logo Launch party.


co-founder of Halifax independent theatre company AngelsAndHeroesTheatre?.
Richie was a finalist for the first ever Canadian Idol
May, 2004
Richie is garnering great reviews with is performance as Valene Connor in the Angels and Heroes production of The Lonesome West Khyber Theatre by contemporary Irish playwright Martin McDonagh, at the KhyberClub.
Wilcox sheds any angelic vibe he gave off as a Canadian Idol contestant in a marvelous performance as Valene, the miserly, more manipulative brother who collects figurines of the saints and has marked all he owns with a V. - Elissa Barnard, Halifax Herald
The quartet of actors -- Richie Wilcox and Alan Bergeron as battling brothers, Holly Smith as the bootlegger's daughter and Shawn Duggan as the melancholic priest -- attack their roles with energy and precision... it's a blast of the freshest theatrical air to blow through Halifax this spring. - Ron Foley MacDonald, The Daily News
Summer 2004
Richie played Fagan in Festival Antigonish's production of Oliver!
December, 2005
Richie was in JimPetrie's show at Halifax Feast Dinner Theatre.
September, 2006
Richie is studying his Masters in Theatre in the U.S. So far, Angels & Heroes has produced over 15 shows in and around Halifax.
Show: Heist
April 26, 2021
CBC Information Morning piece on Heist
New Waterford Boy: A Ceilidh at Chester Playhouse. Personal tales of being Rita MacNeil?’s nephew for a week, conquering first kisses at junior high dances, the inner workings of Canadian Idol (he was in the top 11 of Season One) and more, as he also belts Cape Breton classic tunes from Allister MacGillivray?, the Rankin Family, Rita MacNeil?, and John Allan Cameron. Written and Directed by Richie Wilcox Starring Richie Wilcox, Aaron Collier, Lynn MacIntyre? and Brian Talbot.


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