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Jonathan Rayson

 
Date Of Birth:
January 16 (2023)
Birth Place:
Omaha, NE
Bio:
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 ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: January 16

Birth Place: Omaha, NE

Bio:
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 ... (read complete bio)

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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]

Jonathan Rayson Biography

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





Jonathan Rayson News

4th Annual NF Hope Concert Announced At The Green Room 42 Photo 4th Annual NF Hope Concert Announced At The Green Room 42
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 15, 2022

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 Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns to the Green Room 42 This Month
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2022

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 PERF Photo Standbys, Understudies and Alternates From A STRANGE LOOP & More to Join AT THIS PERFORMANCE... at The Green Room 42
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 6, 2022

Stephen DeAngelis will continue his ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with the next edition of AT THIS PERFORMANCE‚Ķ‚ĄĘ 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 Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE… to Return to The Green Room 42
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 12, 2022

Stephen DeAngelis will continue¬†his¬†ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with the next edition of¬†AT THIS PERFORMANCE‚Ķ‚ĄĘ¬†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 Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE...to Make Green Room 42 Return This Winter
by Gigi Gervais - Dec 1, 2021

¬†Stephen DeAngelis¬†continues his¬†ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with the next edition of¬†At This Performance‚Ķ‚ĄĘ¬†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, Un Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE... to Return to the Green Room 42 Featuring Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 21, 2021

Stephen DeAngelis is resuming¬†his ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with the next edition of¬†AT THIS PERFORMANCE‚Ķ‚ĄĘ¬†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 Photo RILEY'S UNFORGETTABLE SCHOOL PROJECT Premieres on Amazon Prime
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 31, 2020

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

Digital Drama Series, After Forever, Releases Docu-style Special RILEY'S UNFORGETTAB Photo Digital Drama Series, After Forever, Releases Docu-style Special RILEY'S UNFORGETTABLE SCHOOL PROJECT
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 30, 2020

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

VIDEO: Ali Ewoldt, Rena Strober and More Featured in 'Go Go GA' - a Broadway PSA for  Photo VIDEO: Ali Ewoldt, Rena Strober and More Featured in 'Go Go GA' - a Broadway PSA for the Georgia Runoffs
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 15, 2020

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, ‚ÄúGo Go GA,‚ÄĚ with the simple premise that, despite the challenges of 2020, if Democratic voters‚ÄĒin Georgia‚ÄĒturn out, the Senate will flip.

Emmy Winning Digital Drama Joins OUTFEST Worldwide Live Watch Party Photo Emmy Winning Digital Drama Joins OUTFEST Worldwide Live Watch Party
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 22, 2020

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.

Jonathan Rayson Videos

VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes of DAVE in DC Videoplay
VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes of DAVE in DC

by Stage Tube - Jul 29, 2018

From a Tony and Pulitzer Prize award-winning creative team comes the world-premiere musical comedy DAVE, adapted from the Oscar-nominated film. DAVE tells the story ofhigh school teacher (and presidential lookalike) DAVE Kovic, who is hired by the Secret Service as a stand-in for the Commander-in-Chief. When the President falls ill under less than 'presidential' circumstances, DAVE is thrust into the Oval Office to avoid a national scandal, and must find a way to gain the trust and love of the American people...and the First Lady. Subscription packages, including DAVE, are currently available. Single tickets for DAVE go on sale March 28, 2018. Patrons may call the Arena Stage Sales Office at 202-488-3300or visit arenastage.org. DAVE runs July 13-August 19, 2018. For complete 2018/19 Season details, visit: arenastage.org/shows-tickets/the-season/index-18-19.shtml.

VIDEO: Watch Highlights from the WISH Album Release Concert Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Highlights from the WISH Album Release Concert

by Stage Tube - Dec 9, 2017

WISH: A HOLIDAY CD RELEASE CONCERT TO BENEFIT HOUSING WORKS was a celebration of songwriting team Anderson & Petty's second studio album Wish: The Anderson & Petty Holiday Songbook.' All net profits from the sales of the album benefit Housing Works. Check out a highlights video here!

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Gail Bennett, Tony Mansker and More in Highlights of Ogunquit's MARY POPPINS
by Stage Tube - Aug 10, 2014

Mary Poppins flies over the rooftops of London and into the Ogunquit Playhouse July 30 to August 30! This family musical features the delightful songs from the cherished Disney film including 'A Spoonful of Sugar,' 'Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious' and 'Step in Time.' Winner of 44 major theatre awards from around the globe, Mary Poppins has captivated audiences for generations with its enchanting story, unforgettable songs and dazzling dance numbers. Check out a first look below!

STAGE TUBE: Highlights from Anderson & Petty's YOU ARE HOME IN LONDON at the St. James Studio
by Stage Tube - Apr 22, 2014

Last month, a stellar line-up of vocalists performed a concert of songs by acclaimed transatlantic songwriting duo Anderson and Petty at the St. James Theatre Studio on March 16 as part of the venue's season of 'Cabaret Nights'. Click below to watch highlights from the concert!

STAGE TUBE: New Promo for Anderson & Petty's Album YOU ARE HOME, Feat. Frances Ruffelle and More!
by Stage Tube - Dec 19, 2013

Click below to watch the second official teaser video for Anderson & Petty's new album You Are Home: The Songs of Anderson & Petty! This video contains snippets of We Stand Together (Frances Ruffelle), This Time I Know (Jen Burleigh-Bentz), A New Star Tonight (Kieran Brown), The Rain It Falls (Natalie Gallo), Christmas Eve (Jonathan Rayson), Forever Child (Gina Beck), River, Slow Down (Debbie Kurup) and Stand Up (Sophia Ragavelas). Album recorded in association with Dennis Michael Keefe at Great White Wax Inc. Scroll down to watch!

STAGE TUBE: Promo for Anderson & Petty's New Album YOU ARE HOME
by Stage Tube - Dec 12, 2013

Click below to watch the first official teaser video for Anderson & Petty's new album You Are Home: The Songs of Anderson & Petty! The video contains snippets of Beautiful Day (Brent Michael DiRoma), Suddenly (Cynthia Erivo), Take Me Away (Josh Franklin), Love Will Find Its Way (Lucia Spina), Tell Me (Jason Kappus), Superman (Autumn Hurlbert), Only Me (Matthew Barrow) and You Are Home (Coleen Sexton). It was recorded in association with Dennis Michael Keefe at Great White Wax Inc. Scroll down to watch!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Rehearsals for Goodspeed's CAROUSEL
by Stage Tube - Jul 18, 2012

Goodspeed Musicals presents Carousel to the main stage, now playing through September 23 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Carousel and will celebrate an official opening night on August 1, 2012. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the dress and dance rehearsals below.

BWW TV: That's Kentertainment - Adrift In Macao & Big Voice!
by That's Kentertainment! - Mar 2, 2007

This week's 'That's Kentertainment!' brings you the casts of the new Christopher Durang/Peter Melnick musical ADRIFT IN MACAO plus a special sneak preview of next week's interview with THE BIG VOICE: GOD OR MERMAN writers/stars Jim Brochu and Steve Schalchlin!

BWW TV: Broadway Beat - Journey's End, Adrift in Macao, etc
by Broadway Beat - Jan 27, 2007

This week Broadway Beat takes you behind the scenes and into the rehearsal rooms of two shows previewing soon - Primary Stages' Adrift in Macao, and the revival of Journey's End. Also a trip back into the archives for 'Don't Quit While You're Ahead' from The Mystery of Edwin Drood!


Jonathan Rayson Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Jonathan Rayson been in?
Jonathan Rayson has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Jonathan Rayson been in?
Jonathan Rayson has not appeared in the West End