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Levi Kreis is best known for originating the role of Jerry Lee Lewis in Broadway’s Tony nominated musical Million Dollar Quartet. The role won Levi the 2010 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical, a 2010 Outer Critics Circle Award, and a 2010 Drama League nomination. Other notable ... (read complete bio)
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Bio:
Levi Kreis is best known for originating the role of Jerry Lee Lewis in Broadway’s Tony nominated musical Million Dollar Quartet. The role won Levi the 2010 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical, a 2010 Outer Critics Circle Award, and a 2010 Drama League nomination. Other notable ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [US Tour]
First National Tour, 2021
Hermes
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Production, 2014
Preacher [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2010
Jerry Lee Lewis

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2010]
Music Arranger

Photos

Levi Kreis, Morgan Siobhan Green, and Nicholas Barasch in the Hadestown North America Photo

Levi Kreis, Morgan Siobhan Green, and Nicholas Barasch in the Hadestown North American Tour

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Date:
10/05/2021
Levi Kreis and company in the Hadestown North American Tour Photo

Levi Kreis and company in the Hadestown North American Tour

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Date:
10/05/2021
Kevyn Morrow, Kimberly Marable, Nicholas Barsch, Levi Kreis, and Morgan Siobhan Green Photo

Kevyn Morrow, Kimberly Marable, Nicholas Barsch, Levi Kreis, and Morgan Siobhan Green in the Hadestown North American Tour

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10/05/2021
E. Faye Butler, Songwriter Mike Stoller, Director Andy Johnson and Cast Members Levi  Photo

E. Faye Butler, Songwriter Mike Stoller, Director Andy Johnson and Cast Members Levi Kreis and Nova Y. Payton

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05/21/2014

 

Stage

Performances
  [US Tour]
First National Tour, 2021
Hermes

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Production, 2014
Preacher [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2010
Jerry Lee Lewis

Productions

Music Arranger

Levi Kreis Biography

Levi Kreis is best known for originating the role of Jerry Lee Lewis in Broadway’s Tony nominated musical Million Dollar Quartet. The role won Levi the 2010 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical, a 2010 Outer Critics Circle Award, and a 2010 Drama League nomination.
Other notable credits include the Tony nominated revival of Violet, Smokey Joe’s Cafe, Pump Boys & Dinettes and the Broadway national tour of Rent. In film, Levi is best known for the role of Fenton, Adam’s brother (Matthew McConaughey) in Bill Paxton’s directorial debut Frailty. He has recently returned to screen with roles in A Very Sordid Wedding and The Divide.

Levi Kreis Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2010 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Gold Star
Levi Kreis, Million Dollar Quartet
 
Tony Awards - 2010 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical Gold Star
Levi Kreis, Million Dollar Quartet

Levi Kreis News

Review: HADESTOWN at the Eccles Theater Sweeps You Away Photo Review: HADESTOWN at the Eccles Theater Sweeps You Away
by Tyler Hinton - Aug 3, 2022

The national tour of HADESTOWN at the Eccles Theater sweeps you away with its luminous and evocative storytelling. Deservedly a phenomenon of modern theatre, a trip down to HADESTOWN is one that will surely linger with you for long after.

Review: HADESTOWN at The Paramount Theatre Photo Review: HADESTOWN at The Paramount Theatre
by Jay Irwin - Jul 13, 2022

Dear Readers, every now and again something comes through town that takes musical theater to a whole new level. The Tony Award winner for Best Musical ‚ÄúHadestown‚ÄĚ, currently playing at the Paramount Theatre is one of those shows. And sadly, even with its Tony win, too few people know about it. Let‚Äôs try and correct that shall we?

HADESTOWN Comes to To Portland Next Month Photo HADESTOWN Comes to To Portland Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Jun 30, 2022

Hadestown, the winner of eight 2019 Tony Awards including Best New Musical and the 2020 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, comes to Portland's Keller Auditorium from July 19 ‚Äď 24.

VIDEO: Meet the HADESTOWN Tour's New Orpheus- Chibueze Ihuoma Photo VIDEO: Meet the HADESTOWN Tour's New Orpheus- Chibueze Ihuoma
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jun 26, 2022

There's a new Orpheus coming to a town near you! Chibueze Ihuoma, previously an understudy in the national tour of Hadestown, just officially took over the role during its residence in San Francisco. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge is chatting with Ihuoma about how he got the part, what his Orpheus is like, and so much more!

Tony Award-Winning Musical HADESTOWN Comes To Seattle, July 12-17 Photo Tony Award-Winning Musical HADESTOWN Comes To Seattle, July 12-17
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 23, 2022

Hadestown, the winner of eight 2019 Tony Awards including Best New Musical and the 2020 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, will come to Seattle as part of the Premera Blue Cross Broadway at The Paramount Series.¬† The show will play The Paramount Theatre from July 12 ‚Äď 17, 2022.

BWW Review: HADESTOWN at Orpheum Theatre Photo BWW Review: HADESTOWN at Orpheum Theatre
by Steve Murray - Jun 9, 2022

What did our critic think of HADESTOWN at Orpheum Theatre?

BWW Review: HADESTOWN Is Out-Of-This-World Spectacular at BroadwaySF's Orpheum Theatr Photo BWW Review: HADESTOWN Is Out-Of-This-World Spectacular at BroadwaySF's Orpheum Theatre
by Linda Hodges - Jun 9, 2022

What did our critic Linda Hodges think of HADESTOWN at Orpheum Theatre? Right now, before reading the rest of this review, go online and buy your BroadwaySF tickets for Hadestown before the show sells out. It is that good. Playing now through July 3, 2022, Hadestown is song and story woven together then ripped apart and put back together again, all conspiring to grip your heart. And grip your heart it will.

Nicholas Barasch to Play Final Performance in HADESTOWN in June; Chibueze Ihuoma to T Photo Nicholas Barasch to Play Final Performance in HADESTOWN in June; Chibueze Ihuoma to Take Over as Orpheus
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 23, 2022

Nicholas Barasch, who launched the North American Tour of Hadestown last fall in the role of Orpheus, will play his final performance at the Orpheum Theatre in San Francisco, CA, on Sunday, June 12. Meet the new Orpheus here.

Wake Up With BWW 5/19: A BEAUTIFUL NOISE Announces Broadway Transfer, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 5/19: A BEAUTIFUL NOISE Announces Broadway Transfer, and More!
by - May 19, 2022

Today's top stories include the Broadway transfer of A  Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical. The musical will open on Broadway this fall, playing at the Broadhurst Theatre. Plus, Fran Drescher dishes on The Nanny musical, first look at Skylar Astin in Little Shop of Horrors, and more!

VIDEO: HADESTOWN National Tour Cast Performs 'Way Down Hadestown' on THE LATE LATE SH Photo VIDEO: HADESTOWN National Tour Cast Performs 'Way Down Hadestown' on THE LATE LATE SHOW
by Michael Major - May 18, 2022

Watch the Hadestown Tour Cast TV performance which featured Nicholas Barasch as Orpheus, Morgan Siobhan Green as Eurydice, Levi Kreis as Hermes, Kimberly Marable as Persephone, and Kevyn Morrow as Hades. The Fates are played by Belén Moyano, Bex Odorisio, and Shea Renne.

Levi Kreis Videos

VIDEO: Meet the HADESTOWN Tour's New Orpheus- Chibueze Ihuoma VideoVIDEO: Meet the HADESTOWN Tour's New Orpheus- Chibueze Ihuoma
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jun 26, 2022

There's a new Orpheus coming to a town near you! Chibueze Ihuoma, previously an understudy in the national tour of Hadestown, just officially took over the role during its residence in San Francisco. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge is chatting with Ihuoma about how he got the part, what his Orpheus is like, and so much more!

VIDEO: HADESTOWN National Tour Cast Performs 'Way Down Hadestown' on THE LATE LATE SH VideoVIDEO: HADESTOWN National Tour Cast Performs 'Way Down Hadestown' on THE LATE LATE SHOW
by Michael Major - May 18, 2022

Watch the Hadestown Tour Cast TV performance which featured Nicholas Barasch as Orpheus, Morgan Siobhan Green as Eurydice, Levi Kreis as Hermes, Kimberly Marable as Persephone, and Kevyn Morrow as Hades. The Fates are played by Belén Moyano, Bex Odorisio, and Shea Renne.

STAGE TUBE: Backstage with Village Theatre's PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES, Featuring Levi Kreis
by Stage Tube - Sep 12, 2016

Village Theatre kicks off its 2016-2017 Season with Pump Boys and Dinettes, a light-hearted concert-style musical celebration of life's simple pleasures, set on Highway 57 in North Carolina. Click below to go behind the scenes!

BWW TV: Highlights from SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE at Arena Stage with Levi Kreis, E. Faye Butler, Nova Y. Payton and More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 14, 2014

SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE-THE SONGS OF LEIBER AND STOLLER opened on Thursday, May 8 at Arena Stage and runs through June 8, 2014 in the Fichandler Stage. Scroll down to watch highlights from the show!

STAGE TUBE: Sam Harris & Levi Kreis Sing 'It Ain't Over'
by Stage Tube - Apr 4, 2012

Broadway veteran Sam Harris recently teamed with Tony winner Levi Kreis for a duet on Kries' new album titled, 'It Ain't Over.' Go behind the scenes of the recording session in the video below!

STAGE TUBE: Tony Award Winner Levi Kreis' 'Just This Good'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 6, 2011

Kreis' latest song is a wedding song, titled 'Just This Good.' The song, written per Kreis' Twitter '[i]n celebration of our LGBT couples whose love is outlasting our country's prejudice,' was released on the singer's YouTube channel today. Hear it below!

STAGE TUBE: Levi Kreiss Asks Fans for a Kickstart for His Fourth Album
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 3, 2011

Tony Award winner and MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET star Levi Kreiss is looking to create a fourth album, and he's asking his fans to help him get the project started via kickstart.com.

STAGE TUBE: Lee Rocker Performs with MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 31, 2011

Yesterday Lee Rocker, bassist and vocalist for the Grammy nominated band The Stray Cats performed "Rockabilly Boogie" in celebration of his final performance with the cast of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, the Broadway musical sensation.

STAGE TUBE: Lee Rocker Jams with MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by Kelsey Denette - Jan 31, 2011

Lee Rocker, bassist and vocalist for the Grammy nominated band The Stray Cats, participated in a special on stage jam session at Million Dollar Quartet during his final performance with the show yesterday, January 30. Rocker temporarily joined the cast of Million Dollar Quartet for 12 performances only starting January 21 in the role of ‚ÄėJay Perkins.'

STAGE TUBE: Kathie Lee & Hoda Talk MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 27, 2011

Yesterday Kathie Lee Gifford, the co-host of the fourth hour of NBC's 'Today Show' performed the Patsy Kline classic 'Stop Look and Listen' with the cast of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, the Broadway musical sensation.


Levi Kreis Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Levi Kreis been in?
Levi Kreis has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Levi Kreis been in?
Levi Kreis has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Levi Kreis been nominated for?
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Million Dollar Quartet and Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Million Dollar Quartet .

What awards has Levi Kreis won?
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Million Dollar Quartetand Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Million Dollar Quartet.