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Leslie Castay

 
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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1999
Swinger
Singer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1994
Babette [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1992
Martha [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1989
Betty (Understudy)
Dolly (Understudy)
Molly (Understudy)
Suky Tawdry (Understudy)
Vixen (Understudy)

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1999
Swinger

Singer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1994
Babette [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1992
Martha [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1989
Betty (Understudy)

Dolly (Understudy)

Molly (Understudy)

Suky Tawdry (Understudy)

Vixen (Understudy)






Leslie Castay News

Southern Rep Theatre Presents MANDATORY MERRIMENT:THIS TIME ITS VIRTUAL Photo Southern Rep Theatre Presents MANDATORY MERRIMENT:THIS TIME ITS VIRTUAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 27, 2020

Southern Rep Theatre will present MANDATORY MERRIMENT:THIS TIME ITS VIRTUAL, created by Leslie Castay and Ian Hoch. Directed by Leslie Castay, with book by Ian Hoch and Musical Direction by Ainsley Matich, the production begins performances Thursday, December 11, and runs through Sunday, December 26 in a special all new virtual reunion! 

Southern Rep Theatre Announces GoFundMe Campaign To Keep Its Doors Open Photo Southern Rep Theatre Announces GoFundMe Campaign To Keep Its Doors Open
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 5, 2020

Nationally acclaimed new play development theatre, Southern Rep, finds itself in a heartbreaking situation. Ticket sales and mainstage subscriptions are at an all-time high. Arts education programming is thriving. Audiences are raving about the work and the company's new venue, the former St. Rose de Lima Church on Bayou Road. And still, Southern Rep finds itself in an urgent financial crisis as it navigates the expenses of moving into their new home.

New Orleans Shakespeare Festival At Tulane Returns Summer Season 2019 Photo New Orleans Shakespeare Festival At Tulane Returns Summer Season 2019
by A.A. Cristi - May 30, 2019

The New Orleans Shakespeare Festival at Tulane is now preparing for its 26th summer season. The Festival continues to be one of the south's premier producers of Shakespeare's plays.

Southern Rep Theatre Announces Its 2019-2020 Mainstage Season Photo Southern Rep Theatre Announces Its 2019-2020 Mainstage Season
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 30, 2019

Southern Rep Theatre (Producing Artistic Director Aimee Hayes) has announced plans for the 2019-20 Mainstage Season and the future of Southern Rep, now located in its permanent home at 2541 Bayou Road, New Orleans. The 2019-20 Mainstage Season, its 33rd, will feature Regional Premieres of AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY by Tracy Letts, NATIVE GARDENS by Karen Zacarias, and Bertolt Brecht's MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN, translated by Ntozake Shange. In addition, back by popular demand and updated for the holiday season will be MANDATORY MERRIMENT (PART DEUX): A NEW ORLEANS HOLIDAY MUSICAL created by Leslie Castay and Ian Hoch. The season will also feature the NNPN (National New Play Network) Rolling World Premiere of REYKJAVIKby Steve Yockey (in partnership with the Saints & Sinners Literary Festival), and the home-grown World Premiere of CHEMIN DU BAYOU by local New Orleans playwright Pamela Davis-Noland.

New Orleans Shakespeare Festival Announced At Tulane Photo New Orleans Shakespeare Festival Announced At Tulane
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 21, 2019

Having just completed a production of Macbeth that reached over 5000 area middle and high school students in January, the New Orleans Shakespeare Festival at Tulane is now preparing for its 26th summer season. The Festival continues to be one of the south's premier producers of Shakespeare's plays.

Southern Rep Theatre Announces Extends A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 Photo Southern Rep Theatre Announces Extends A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2
by Julie Musbach - Oct 12, 2018

Southern Rep Theatre has announced that its Regional Premiere production of A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2, by Lucas Hnath, will extend one additional week, running now through October 28. The production opened Monday, October 8 to rave reviews and is the first Mainstage production of Southern Rep's 2018-19 season in their new permanent home located at 2541 Bayou Road, New Orleans. 

Southern Rep Theatre To Launch New Play Development Project About Historic Bayou Road Photo Southern Rep Theatre To Launch New Play Development Project About Historic Bayou Road
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 4, 2018

Southern Rep Theatre today announced that it has commissioned Louisiana playwright Pamela Davis-Noland to lead a team of artists, neighbors (past & present), and vendors from the historic Bayou Road of New Orleans, to create an interactive, multi-disciplinary play that will premiere next year as part of the theater's 2019-20 season. The announcement of the project, titled BAYOU ROAD: A JOURNEY, A VISION, AND A PLAY, was made live at the re-opening celebration of The Rose Collaborative Campus (formerly the St. Rose de Lima Campus), where Southern Rep is now located permanently at 2541 Bayou Road. At the event, local performance artist Tonya Boyd-Cannon debuted a moving song and monologue from the play in development, which can be viewed here.  

Southern Rep Announces Cast of A DOLLS HOUSE, PART 2 Plus Updated Schedule Photo Southern Rep Announces Cast of A DOLLS HOUSE, PART 2 Plus Updated Schedule
by Julie Musbach - Aug 23, 2018

Southern Rep Theatre announces updated schedule and cast details for its fall 2018 Mainstage productions, which will kick off the company's "soft opening" in its permanent new home on historic Bayou Road, New Orleans.

RAGTIME Comes to Summer Lyric Theatre Photo RAGTIME Comes to Summer Lyric Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 27, 2018

Ragtime, one of the most powerful and vibrant musicals of this era, will be celebrating its 20th anniversary this July on the Dixon Hall stage.  Based on the E.L. Doctorow novel, Ragtime tells the story of a restless America at the turn of the twentieth century where everything is changing and anything is possible.  It is a timeless celebration of life - what it could and should be. It tells the stories of an upper-class wife, a Jewish immigrant and a daring Harlem musician - All three characters are united by their desire and belief in a brighter tomorrow.  The Tony-winning score by Ahrens & Flaherty will be brought to life with the 38 member cast and 26-piece orchestra.

Southern Rep Theatre Announces 2018-19 Season Productions Photo Southern Rep Theatre Announces 2018-19 Season Productions
by Julie Musbach - May 17, 2018

Southern Rep Theatre announces its 2018-19 Mainstage Season, its 32nd, featuring the regional premieres of THE WOLVES by Sarah DeLappe and A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 by Lucas Hnath as well as three world premieres: AZUL by New Orleans native Christina Quintana, FLOWERS FOR HALLIE - a celebration of Mahalia Jackson written by and starring Troi Bechet - and MANDATORY MERRIMENT: AN UNTITLED HOLIDAY MUSICAL created by Leslie Castay and Ian Hoch with book by Ian Hoch.

Leslie Castay Videos

STAGE TUBE: Teaser for The NOLA Project's A TRUCKLOAD OF INK, Begin. 9/4
by Stage Tube - Aug 20, 2013

The NOLA Project theatre company is opening its 2013-2014 season with a bold new play about the sudden upheaval at the city's most established newspaper. Set in the busiest newsroom on the unexpected eve of the most massive change to hit New Orleans newspapers, 'A Truckload of Ink' vividly brings to life the human relationships, history, politics, back-room deals, and righteous fight to save a cultural institution from an out-of-state corporate dismantlement. New Orleans' most gifted playwright, Jim Fitzmorris, pens the timely tale inspired by real events. 'A Truckload of Ink' is ready to spill September 5th. Check out a new teaser trailer for the production below!

STAGE TUBE: Promos for USA's WHITE COLLAR, POLITICAL ANIMALS
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 25, 2012

With a great slate of shows already on-air, USA Network had you covered for now. But just wait for July, when WHITE COLLAR and COVERT AFFAIRS premiere (Tuesday, July 10th) and USA Network's Limited Series Television event POLITICAL ANIMALS (starring Sigourney Weaver) premieres July 15th at 10/9c.


Leslie Castay Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Leslie Castay been in?
Leslie Castay has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Leslie Castay been in?
Leslie Castay has not appeared in the West End