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Chris Blisset

 
Bio:
Chris Blisset is an actor, musician, director, composer and comedian based in New York City. He directed the music to the first and second national tour of Stand By Your Man: The Tammy Wynette Story, as well as scores of shows coast-to-coast. He is one of the composers of the musical ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Chris Blisset is an actor, musician, director, composer and comedian based in New York City. He directed the music to the first and second national tour of Stand By Your Man: The Tammy Wynette Story, as well as scores of shows coast-to-coast. He is one of the composers of the musical ... (read complete bio)
 

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Ryan McCurdy, Chris Blisset, Cody Craven and Michael Friedman Photo

Ryan McCurdy, Chris Blisset, Cody Craven and Michael Friedman

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03/12/2018
Chris Blisset, Felicia Finley, Brenda Braxton and Christopher Jackson Photo

Chris Blisset, Felicia Finley, Brenda Braxton and Christopher Jackson

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04/19/2011
Chris Blisset and Felicia Finley Photo

Chris Blisset and Felicia Finley

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04/19/2011
Chris Blisset, Felicia Finley and Paul Stancato Photo

Chris Blisset, Felicia Finley and Paul Stancato

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04/19/2011
 

Chris Blisset Biography

Chris Blisset is an actor, musician, director, composer and comedian based in New York City.
He directed the music to the first and second national tour of Stand By Your Man: The Tammy Wynette Story, as well as scores of shows coast-to-coast.
He is one of the composers of the musical Basquiat.
He co-wrote, arranged and played Broadway star Felicia Finley's album Great Mood for a Tuesday. He has been seen live as musician, music director and composer with dozens of other Broadway stars (including Eric Summers, Lena Hall, Brenda Braxton, Julius Thomas III, Tituss Burgess, Chris Jackson, others.)
Mostly known for shows that utilize actors as on-stage orchestra, he has acted and directed in shows in 45 states.
He can be seen doing stand-up comedy on youtube and live.




Chris Blisset News

Flat Rock Playhouse Presents MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Photo Flat Rock Playhouse Presents MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 25, 2022

Back by popular demand! Million Dollar Quartet is the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical inspired by the true story of the famed recording session where Sam Phillips, the “Father of Rock ‘n’ Roll” brought together the icons of Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Elvis Presley for one unforgettable night. This absolute blast of a show features over 20 Rock ‘n’ roll hits including: ‘Blue Suede Shoes,’ ‘Folsom Prison Blues,’ ‘Down By the Riverside,’ ‘Great Balls of Fire,’ and many more. 

Bill Irwin and Michael Cerveris to Appear as Guests on Savannah Repertory Theatre's O Photo Bill Irwin and Michael Cerveris to Appear as Guests on Savannah Repertory Theatre's ONSTAGEOFF
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 19, 2020

SAVANNAH REPERTORY THEATRE, Savannah's Equity theater company, has begun a weekly online talkshow called 'OnStageOff' to help connect Savannah theatrical artists and projects to the national conversation and to bridge the gap between what's now and what's next as the company plans a safe, authorized return to live performance.

GODSPELL Opens Playhouse Theater Season With Full Company Of Actor-Musicians Photo GODSPELL Opens Playhouse Theater Season With Full Company Of Actor-Musicians
by Julie Musbach - Jun 12, 2019

Saint Michael's Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Chuck Tobin today announced the June 18 opening of the 72nd summer theater season of live professional theater at Saint Michael's Playhouse.

PTC Presents ONCE By Glen Hansard And Markéta Irglová Photo PTC Presents ONCE By Glen Hansard And Markéta Irglová
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 1, 2019

Just in time for Valentine's Day, Pioneer Theatre Company presents the romantic, Tony Award-winning musical Once, with music and lyrics by Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova and book by Enda Walsh. Based on the motion picture written and directed by John Carney, the Sundance film-turned-Broadway-hit won eight Tonys, including Best Musical. The touching love ballad, 'Falling Slowly,' also won the Oscar for Best Song. It runs February 15 through March 2, 2019.

Playhouse To Open 2018 Theater Season With Tony Award-Winning Musical ONCE Photo Playhouse To Open 2018 Theater Season With Tony Award-Winning Musical ONCE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2018

Saint Michael's Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Chuck Tobin today announced the June 19 opening of the Playhouse's 71st summer theater season with the Tony Award-winning Musical Once, based on the Academy Award-winning Irish independent film of the same name.

BWW Review: ONCE at Saint Michael's Playhouse Photo BWW Review: ONCE at Saint Michael's Playhouse
by Stacy Raphael - Jun 22, 2018

Saint Michael's Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Chuck Tobin opens the Playhouse's 71st summer theater season of live professional theater with the Tony Award-winning Musical Once, based on the Academy Award-winning Irish independent film of the same name.

Photo Flash: Saint Michael's Playhouse Opens 2018 Theater Season with Tony Award-Winn Photo Photo Flash: Saint Michael's Playhouse Opens 2018 Theater Season with Tony Award-Winning Musical ONCE
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 21, 2018

Saint Michael's Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Chuck Tobin announced the opening of the Playhouse's 71st summer theater season of live professional theater with the Tony Award-winning Musical Once, based on the Academy Award-winning Irish independent film of the same name.

Playhouse To Open 2018 Theater Season With Tony Award-Winning Musical ONCE Photo Playhouse To Open 2018 Theater Season With Tony Award-Winning Musical ONCE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018

Saint Michael's Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Chuck Tobin today announced the June 19 opening of the Playhouse's 71st summer theater season with the Tony Award-winning Musical Once, based on the Academy Award-winning Irish independent film of the same name.

Playhouse To Open 2018 Theater Season With Tony Award-Winning Musical ONCE Photo Playhouse To Open 2018 Theater Season With Tony Award-Winning Musical ONCE
by Julie Musbach - Jun 12, 2018

Saint Michael's Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Chuck Tobin today announced the June 19 opening of the Playhouse's 71st summer theater season with the Tony Award-winning Musical Once, based on the Academy Award-winning Irish independent film of the same name.

BWW Review: ONCE at Actors' Playhouse Photo BWW Review: ONCE at Actors' Playhouse
by Roger Martin - Mar 20, 2018

The Irish/Czech musical ONCE won eight Tonys. That's reason enough to produce it, but when you add twelve terrific actor/musicians, superb choreography and musical staging on a working Dublin bar, and direction by a master of musicals, you've got the positive delight of ONCE at Actors' Playhouse.

Chris Blisset Videos

STAGE TUBE: Randy Rainbow Fundraises for LIVING FOR TODAY
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 18, 2011

LIVING FOR TODAY, with musical direction by Nate Patten, and direction by David Alpert, played a one-night-only engagement at the newly renovated Joe's Pub last night, October 17, 2011 at 7:00PM. The fourth annual LIVING FOR TODAY concert showcased Broadway stars in an exciting night of music. This year's concert, titled FIRST NAME BASIS, featured everyone's favorite showtunes, but only those with a first name in the title. Proceeds go to the Gilana Shira Alpert Fund. Youtube star Randy Rainbow made a special appearance in the video below, which features cameos by Stephen Spinella, Allison Case and Max Von Essen. Click below to check it out!

STAGE TUBE: Max Von Essen, Autumn Hurlbert, et al. on LIVING FOR TODAY Concert!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 3, 2011

David Alpert, Maria Macioce and Justin Huebener have announced the fourth annual concert series of LIVING FOR TODAY, with musical direction by Nate Patten, and direction by David Alpert. LIVING FOR TODAY will play a one-night-only engagement at the newly renovated Joe's Pub (425 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10003) on October 17, 2011 at 7:00PM. Click below to hear some of the stars of the concert chat about the event!