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Leslie Kritzer

Also Credited As: Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer

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Leslie Kritzer is a proud Jew-rican born in NYC. Broadway: Something Rotten, Elf, Sondheim on Sondheim, Legally Blonde (Clarence Derwent Award), A Catered Affair (Drama Desk nomination) and Hairspray. Off-Broadway: The Robber Bridegroom (Lucille Lortel Award, Drama League and Astaire award nominations), Gigantic (Lucille Lortel Nomination), Rooms: A Rock Romance, (Outer Critics Circle nomination), The Memory Show, Nobody Loves You, The Great American Trailer Park Musical (Drama Desk nomination) and others. TV: "Difficult People," "Kevin Can Wait," "Younger," "VINYL," "Law and Order SVU". Solo shows: Burn It To The Ground and Beautiful Disaster. www.thelesliekritzer.com @lesliekritzer

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Leslie Kritzer STAGE CREDITS

[Off-Broadway]
Lincoln Center Theater Off-Broadway Premiere Production, 2023
Sammy

[Broadway]
Broadway Return, 2022
Delia

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2019
Delia

[Washington, DC (Regional)]
Pre-Broadway Engagement at National Theatre, 2018
Delia

[Off-Broadway]
Roundabout Off-Broadway Revival, 2016
Salome

[Off-Broadway]
Vineyard Theatre Off-Broadway Production, 2015
Sandy

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Bea [Replacement]

[Off-Broadway]
World Premiere Production, 2014
Jessie

[Off-Broadway]
2013
Performer

[Off-Broadway]
York Theatre Company Production, 2012
Performer [Replacement]

[Off-Broadway]
Return Engagement [Off-Broadway], 2011
Performer [Replacement]

[Broadway]
Roundabout Production, 2010
Performer

[Off-Broadway]
2009
Monica P. Miller

[Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2008
Performer

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2008
Jane Hurley

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2007
Serena

[Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2005
Pickles

[Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 2003
Betty Rizzo

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2002
Shelley [Replacement]

[Regional (US)]
Goodspeed Revival, 2002
Baby Rose

[Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 2001
Fanny

[Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2001
Swing [Replacement]

Meredith (Understudy) [Replacement]

[Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 2000
Performer

Performer

[Off-Broadway]
Musicals Tonight! Concert, 1999
Performer


Leslie Kritzer Awards and Nominations

Drama Desk Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

Leslie Kritzer, Beetlejuice

Drama League Awards - 2019 - Distinguished Performance Award

Leslie Kritzer, Beetlejuice

Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

Leslie Kritzer, Beetlejuice

Drama League Awards - 2016 - Distinguished Performance Award

Leslie Kritzer, The Robber Bridegroom


winner
The Lortels - 2016 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

Leslie Kritzer, The Robber Bridegroom

The Lortels - 2016 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

Leslie Kritzer, Gigantic

Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Actress in a Musical

Leslie Kritzer, Rooms A Rock Romance

Drama Desk Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

Leslie Kritzer, A Catered Affair

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Photos: Stars Walk the Red Carpet at the Drama Desk Awards

Winners for the 2024 Annual Drama Desk Awards were announced last night at NYU Skirball Center. Tony Award Winners Sutton Foster and Aaron Tveit hosted the ceremony. Check out photos from the red carpet here!
Feature: BroadwayWorld Cabaret Upcoming Show Roundup �" June 3 to June 9, 2024

Are you trying to plan your entertainment for the week or looking for a fun show to see this weekend? We have you covered with a few top picks for jazz, cabaret, comedy, and more! NYC has so many incredible events, but here are a few top picks to consider this week.
Video: Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer Gives an Update in Part Two of 'The Lady of the Lake' Series

Just yesterday, Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer took to social media to share a fun video she made detailing what 'The Lady of the Lake' is up to post-Broadway. Now, she has released a second part to the video, which may or may not be an ongoing series.
Video: Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer Shares What 'The Lady of the Lake' is Doing Post-Broadway

Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer took to social media to share a fun video she made detailing what 'Lady of the Lake' is up to post-Broadway. This refers, of course, to the character Kritzer played in the revival of Spamalot, which wrapped up its Broadway run in April. Kritzer received her first ever Tony Award nomination for this role.
Photos: The New Dramatists Honor Michael Greif at Annual Luncheon

The New Dramatists recently hosted its Annual Spring Luncheon Tribute on Tuesday, May 14 at the New York Marriott Marquis. See photos from inside the event. 
Photos: Stars Walk the Red Carpet on Opening Night of THE OUTSIDERS

Broadway welcomed another new musical in The Outsiders, which is now officially open at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. BroadwayWorld was there for the big day and you can check out photos from the VIP theatre arrivals here.
Jon-Michael Reese and Natalie Walker to Perform at The Green Room 42 in February

THE GREEN ROOM 42 presents Jon-Michael Reese from Broadway's 'A STRANGE LOOP' and Natalie Walker from 'WHITE GIRL IN DANGER'. Learn how to purchase tickets!
Ruby Lewis to Perform at The Green Room 42 This Month

THE GREEN ROOM 42 will present celebrated actress and vocalist Ruby Lewis, star of Broadway’s Cirque du Soleil, Las Vegas headliner and “Shock Value” recording artist, on Wednesday, January 31 at 9:30 PM.
Madonna's Longtime Collaborators Niki Haris and Donna De Lory to Present SONGS AND STORIES at The Green Room 42

THE GREEN ROOM 42 will present Niki Haris and Donna De Lory in “Niki + Donna: Songs and Stories”. Learn how to purchase tickets!
PAM GOLDBERG'S 80TH BIRTHDAY SPECTACULAR! With Phillip Taratula & Kevin Zak to be Presented at The Green Room 42

THE GREEN ROOM 42 will present Pam Goldberg in “Pam Goldberg’s 80th Birthday Spectacular!,” a celebration of the regional theater and occasional Broadway veteran.
Alysha Umphress and Jeff Blumenkrantz to Perform at The Green Room 42 in January

THE GREEN ROOM 42 will present the Broadway luminaries Alysha Umphress and Jeff Blumenkrantz in a special evening on Saturday, January 20 at 7:00 PM.
Felicia Finely to Perform Tribute to Patsy Cline at The Green Room 42

THE GREEN ROOM 42 will present Broadway’s blonde bombshell, Felicia Finely, known for roles in the musicals The Wedding Singer, Mamma Mia!, and The Life, in the premiere of her new show, “Backwoods to Broadway: Patsy C. & Fe,'
The Green Room 42 to Present NYC Debut of MEDEA, THE MUSICAL

Discover the brilliance of 'MEDEA, THE MUSICAL' as it arrives in NYC at THE GREEN ROOM 42. Catch this highly acclaimed West Coast smash hit for a limited engagement from January 12th to 15th.
Mamie Harris to Return to The Green Room 42 With SURRENDER: AN ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER THRILL RIDE

THE GREEN ROOM 42 presents the return of Mamie Parris in 'SURRENDER: An Andrew Lloyd Webber Thrill Ride' for three encore shows.
John Hill to Present Solo Musical WELLNESS CHECK Directed by Marissa Jaret Winokur at The Green Room 42

THE GREEN ROOM 42 will present the return of Sirius XM Radio host and Broadway veteran John Hill with an encore performance of his original solo musical “Wellness Check in December.
The Green Room 42 to Present Live Taping Of SENTIMENTAL MEN Podcast Featuring Special Guests

Join THE GREEN ROOM 42 for a live taping of the popular BROADWAY PODCAST 'SENTIMENTAL MEN' with special guests Quincy Brown and Kevin Bianchi.
Photos: Get a Look at SPAMALOT Opening Night Bows!

See photos of the opening night curtain call at Spamalot on Broadway here!
Review: Alexandra Silber & Friends Have Another Night Of Wishful Thinking In I WISH: THE ROLES THAT COULD HAVE BEEN at 54 Below

Keep checking 54’s calendar for the next installment of I WISH: THE ROLES THAT COULD HAVE BEEN at 54 Below.
Photos: On the Red Carpet at SPAMALOT Opening Night

Check out photos from the opening night red carpet of Spamalot!

Leslie Kritzer FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Leslie Kritzer been in?

Leslie Kritzer has appeared on Broadway in 7 shows.

How many West End shows has Leslie Kritzer been in?

Leslie Kritzer has not appeared in the West End.

What awards has Leslie Kritzer been nominated for?

Leslie Kritzer has been nominated for several awards throughout her career, including Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for "Beetlejuice," a Distinguished Performance Award at the Drama League Awards for "Beetlejuice," and Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for "Beetlejuice." She also received a Distinguished Performance Award at the Drama League Awards for "The Robber Bridegroom," Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical at The Lortels for "The Robber Bridegroom" and "Gigantic," and Outstanding Actress in a Musical at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for "Rooms A Rock Romance." Additionally, she was nominated for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for "A Catered Affair."

What awards has Leslie Kritzer won?

Leslie Kritzer won the Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical award at The Lortels for her performance in The Robber Bridegroom.

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