Jonathan Rayson

Birth Place: Omaha, NE

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JONATHAN RAYSON has appeared on Broadway, off-Broadway and regional stages nationwide. Credits include Broadway: Little Shop of Horrors (Seymour); A Year with Frog and Toad. National Tour: Little Shop of Horrors (Seymour); Legally Blonde (Aaron, Emmet u/s). Off-Broadway: I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change!; Adrift in Macao. That Time of the Year. New York Area: MITF’s Love, Incorporated (Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical); Prospect Theater Company’s The Flood; NYMF 2006's The Children. Regional: Next to Normal (Dan) at Pioneer Theatre, Arkansas Repertory Theatre and Kauffman Center; Because of Winn Dixie (Preacher) at Arkansas Repertory Theatre; Goodspeed’s Carousel (Mr. Bascombe); Paper Mill’s Hello, Dolly! (Cornelius); Closer Than Ever at Mason Street Warehouse; A Christmas Memory at Alabama Shakespeare Festival; Tomorrow Morning at Victory Gardens’ Greenhouse; The Wizard of Oz (Scarecrow) at Children’s Theatre Company in Minneapolis; She Loves Me (Georg); Falsettos (Whizzer); My Fair Lady (Freddy). Jonathan’s solo CD, Shiny and New, featuring pop songs from the 70s, is available on iTunes. www.jonathanrayson.com

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Jonathan Rayson STAGE CREDITS

[Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2007
Trenchcoat Chorus

[New York]
New York Musical Theatre Festival Production, 2006
John

[Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 2006
Cornelius Hackl

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2003
Orin, Bernstein, Snip, Luce & Everyone Else [Replacement]

Snip [Replacement]

Orin [Replacement]

Luce and Everyone Else [Replacement]

Bernstein [Replacement]

Orin, Bernstein, Snip, Luce and Everyone Else [Replacement]

Seymour [Replacement]

Seymour Krelborn [Replacement]

Bernstein (Understudy)

Luce and Everyone Else (Understudy)

Orin (Understudy)

Seymour (Understudy)

Snip (Understudy)

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Bird (Understudy)

Father Frog (Understudy)

Frog (Understudy)

Lizard (Understudy)

Mole (Understudy)

Snail (Understudy)

Toad (Understudy)

[Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1996
Performer [Replacement]


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4th Annual NF Hope Concert Announced At The Green Room 42

An impressive collection of Broadway talent will come together on Sunday, August 21, 2022 for New York City's fourth-annual NF Hope Concert at The Green Room 42.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns to the Green Room 42 This Month

AT THIS PERFORMANCE…  returns to The Green Room 42 featuring Standbys, Understudies and Alternates from A STRANGE LOOP; HADESTOWN; MR. SATURDAY NIGHT; MRS. DOUBTFIRE; THE BOOK OF MORMON;  GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY and ROMEO & BERNADETTE on Monday, June 20th at 7 PM.   

Standbys, Understudies and Alternates From A STRANGE LOOP & More to Join AT THIS PERFORMANCE... at The Green Room 42

Stephen DeAngelis will continue his ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with the next edition of AT THIS PERFORMANCE…™ to be held on Monday, June 20th  at The Green Room 42, Green Fig, Fourth Floor, Yotel NYC, 570 Tenth Avenue (at 42nd Street), New York, NY 10036 at 7 PM.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE… to Return to The Green Room 42

Stephen DeAngelis will continue his ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with the next edition of AT THIS PERFORMANCE…™ to be held on Monday, April 18th  at The Green Room 42, Green Fig, Fourth Floor, Yotel NYC, 570 Tenth Avenue (at 42nd Street), New York, NY 10036 at 7 PM. 

AT THIS PERFORMANCE...to Make Green Room 42 Return This Winter

 Stephen DeAngelis continues his ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with the next edition of At This Performance…™ to be held on Monday, December 13th  at The Green Room 42, Green Fig, Fourth Floor, Yotel NYC, 570 Tenth Avenue (at 42nd Street), New York, NY 10036 at 7 PM. 

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... to Return to the Green Room 42 Featuring Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates

Stephen DeAngelis is resuming his ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with the next edition of AT THIS PERFORMANCE…™ to be held on Monday, September 27th  at The Green Room 42, Green Fig, Fourth Floor, Yotel NYC, 570 Tenth Avenue (at 42nd Street), New York, NY 10036 at 7 PM. 

RILEY'S UNFORGETTABLE SCHOOL PROJECT Premieres on Amazon Prime

The producers of the multi-Emmy Award winning series After Forever will release a documentary-style special “Riley's Unforgettable School Project” on December 30, 2020 on Amazon Prime Video.

Digital Drama Series, After Forever, Releases Docu-style Special RILEY'S UNFORGETTABLE SCHOOL PROJECT

The producers of the multi-Emmy Award winning series After Forever will release a documentary-style special “Riley's Unforgettable School Project” on December 30, 2020 on Amazon Prime Video.

VIDEO: Ali Ewoldt, Rena Strober and More Featured in 'Go Go GA' - a Broadway PSA for the Georgia Runoffs

A group of Broadway artists has come together to encourage Georgia voters to vote for Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock. This company of artists has produced a vibrant, engaging video called, “Go Go GA,” with the simple premise that, despite the challenges of 2020, if Democratic voters—in Georgia—turn out, the Senate will flip.

Emmy Winning Digital Drama Joins OUTFEST Worldwide Live Watch Party

On Saturday, June 27th After Forever Season 2 joins Outfest's inaugural United in Pride digital film festival for a live virtual watch party starting at 4:30PM PST at unitedinpridefest.com.

Digital Drama Series Returns For Season 2 On Amazon

Season 2 of After Forever picks up 6 months after Season 1 ended. Brian (2019 Emmy Award winner, Kevin Spirtas) is dating David (Mike McGowan) with whom he was set up at the end of Season 1 by his late husband's parents, Frannie and Carl (2019 Emmy Award nominee Anita Gillette, and Lenny Wolpe).

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Will Return to The Green Room 42 with Shelby Acosta, John Cardoza, Jordan Dobson and More

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... will return to The Green Room 42 featuring Standbys, Understudies and Alternates from Jagged Little Pill; West Side Story; Ain't Too Proud:The Life and Times of the Temptations; Emojiland and Fiddler on the Roof [Fiddler Afn Dakh] on MONDAY, MARCH 9TH at 7 PM.

Five-Time Emmy Winning AFTER FOREVER Premieres Season Two

A standing room crowd gathered for a Season 2 Premiere launch last week at The Los Angeles LGBT Center's Renberg Theatre including Sam Harris, Bill Brochtrup, Lawrence Zarian, Gregory Zarian, Todd Sherry, Christopher J Hanke, Nick Adams, and Tony Award winning producer for Dear Evan Hansen, Scott Mauro.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE… Returns To The Green Room 42 On 12/02

AT THIS PERFORMANCEa??  returns to The Green Room 42 featuring Standbys and Understudies from LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS; HAMILTON; THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL and WICKED on MONDAY, DECEMBER 2ND at 7PM.

Photo Flash: EINSTEIN'S DREAMS Celebrates Opening Night

The cast and creative team of EINSTEIN'S DREAMS celebrated the opening with friends and family at Sarabeth's on Central Park South on Wednesday, November 20 hosted by EINSTEIN'S DREAMS producer Prospect Theater Company.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Celebrates Its 16th Anniversary and Returns To The Green Room 42

AT THIS PERFORMANCEa?? celebrates its 16th anniversary and returns to The Green Room 42 featuring Standbys and Understudies from Moulin Rouge; Ain't Too Proud; Broadway Bounty Hunter; Frozen; Kiss Me, Kate; Be More Chill; Alice By Heart; School Of Rock; and Bandstand on Monday, October 7th at 7pm.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns To The Green Room 42; Lineup Announced!

AT THIS PERFORMANCEa?? returns to The Green Room 42 featuring Standbys and Understudies from AIN'T TOO PROUD; BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER; WICKED; KISS ME KATE; BE MORE CHILL; A STRANGE LOOP and ANASTASIA on MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9TH at 7 PM.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE...Returns to The Green Room 42

AT THIS PERFORMANCEa?? returns to The Green Room 42 featuring Standbys and Understudies from AIN'T TOO PROUD: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS; THE PROM; BE MORE CHILL; OKLAHOMA!; CHICAGO; BEETLEJUICE; KISS ME KATE and AVENUE Q on MONDAY, AUGUST 5TH at 7 PM.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Announces June 3rd Lineup At The Green Room 42

Stephen DeAngelis continues his ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with its next edition of AT THIS PERFORMANCE… to be held on Monday, June 3rd at The Green Room 42, Green Fig, Fourth Floor, Yotel NYC, 570 Tenth Avenue (at 42nd Street), New York, NY 10036 at 7 PM. Hosted by series Producing Artistic Director and Casting Director Stephen DeAngelis, the popular series allows performers to showcase their versatility and share anecdotes about their experiences.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Announces Lineup For May 6 Edition

AT THIS PERFORMANCE… returns featuring Standbys and Understudies from BE MORE CHILL; HADESTOWN; DEAR EVAN HANSEN; MEAN GIRLS; CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY and HOLIDAY INN on MONDAY, MAY 6TH at 7 PM.

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