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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 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.

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[US Tour]
First National Tour, 2021

Roundabout Production, 2014
Preacher [Replacement]

Original Broadway Production, 2010
Jerry Lee Lewis

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[Broadway, 2010]
Music Arranger

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ArtsUnited To Present Four Live Concerts in 2024

ArtsUnited, the largest LGBTQ+ visual and performing arts nonprofit organization in Florida, will present a four-part concert series in 2024. Each concert will feature its own unique blend of artists from the LGBTQ+ community. Tickets for the first three concerts are available on Eventbrite beginning September 2, 2023.  

Leslie Jordan, Olivia Newton-John, Carole Cook & More to be Honored in Memoriam at A SORDID CELEBRATION OF LIVES

The Del Shores Foundation will present a one-night-only event to tell stories, show clips and share memories of the lives well-lived of SORDID LIVES cast members Carole Cook, Sarah Hunley, Leslie Jordan, Rue McClanahan and Olivia Newton-John.

Tony Award Winner Levi Kreis Comes To Manchester

Tony Award-winning actor Levi Kreis will make his UK debut in a one-off show in Manchester this summer in the intimate surroundings of Sonata Piano & Cabaret Lounge.

WINE DOWN WEDNESDAYS Returns To Lincoln Rooftop Patio For Second Summer

The Lincoln Theatre hosts its second summer season of Wine Down Wednesdays, featuring hot jazz and cool cocktails on the rooftop patio, starting May 31. The outdoor concert series includes live jazz performances from some of Columbus' best talent, sumptuous hors d'oeuvres, and a specially curated wine selection or specialty cocktail.

Tony Winner Levi Kreis Bring HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS To Pompano Beach Cultural Center

Pompano Beach Arts will welcome Tony Award winning singer-songwriter Levi Kreis, who will be bringing his popular Home for the Holidays concert to the Pompano Beach Cultural Center on Tuesday, December 6, 2022.

Lana Gordon Joins HADESTOWN National Tour as Persephone for a Limited Engagement

Lana Gordon, who previously starred as Persephone in Hadestown on Broadway (taking over the role from its originator, Amber Gray), will be joining the National Tour of Hadestown as Perseophone for a limited engagement through November 19. 

Brandon Victor Dixon to Appear at MUSE/IQUE's SUNSET ON SUNSET in November

MUSE/IQUE will conclude its adventurous yearlong concert series, L.A. Composed: A Festival of Los Angeles Music. Each concert of L.A. Composed focusses on a different street and the music that is associated with it. Sunset on Sunset, a musical journey into the center of L.A.'s soul, will be performed Saturday, November 12 and Sunday, November 13 at 7:30pm at historic Union Station.

Review: It's Not Hell, It's HADESTOWN

What did our critic think of HADESTOWN? It's essentially the retelling of the Greek tragedy of Orpheus and Eurydice. Narrated by Hermes--played by a terrifically charismatic Levi Kreiss, who infuses the role with bit of his Tony-winning performance of Jerry Lee Lewis in Million Dollar Quartet...

Pompano Beach Arts Welcomes World-renowned Classical And Broadway Stars

Pompano Beach Arts has announced an extraordinary new concert series produced by “Generation” Venetian Arts Society (GENVAS) specifically for the Pompano Beach Cultural Center. The Bell'Arte Concert Series, in its inaugural season, will consist of four fine arts salon-style concerts, each unique in topic and genre.

HADESTOWN Tour Extends Through Spring 2024 With New Casting Announced

The North American Tour of Hadestown will extend through the spring of 2024, adding engagements in cities across the United States and Canada.

Review: Tony Award-Winning HADESTOWN Enchants Audiences at OC's Segerstrom Center

An enchanting, deeply resonant, and wholly entertaining reimagining of a classic Greek myth, HADESTOWN---now on stage at Orange County's Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa, CA through August 21, 2022---is a beautifully layered piece of imaginative theater that stirs as it entertains and is easily the best touring production this season.


South Coast Repertory presents the Broadway musical Million Dollar Quartet at the Mission San Juan Capistrano under the stars as part of its new Outside SCR program, and the quality production recalls the good, old days of Summer Stock. SCR has collected a talented cast and put on an enchanting evening.

Review: HADESTOWN at the Eccles Theater Sweeps You Away

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

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 “Hadestown”, 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’s try and correct that shall we?

HADESTOWN Comes to To Portland Next Month

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 – 24.

Tony Award-Winning Musical HADESTOWN Comes To Seattle, July 12-17

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 – 17, 2022.

VIDEO: Meet the HADESTOWN Tour's New Orpheus- Chibueze Ihuoma

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!

BWW Review: HADESTOWN at Orpheum Theatre

What did our critic think of HADESTOWN at Orpheum Theatre?

BWW Review: HADESTOWN Is Out-Of-This-World Spectacular at BroadwaySF's Orpheum Theatre

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 Take Over as Orpheus

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.


Levi Kreis has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

Levi Kreis has not appeared in the West End

Levi Kreis has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. He was nominated for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for his performance in "Million Dollar Quartet." Additionally, he received a nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for the same production, "Million Dollar Quartet."

Levi Kreis has won several awards for his role in the musical "Million Dollar Quartet." He received the Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical award from the Outer Critics Circle Awards and the Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical award from the Tony Awards.

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