Ray DeForest

Also Credited As: Doris Dear

Birth Place: Staten Island

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Ray DeForest is a professional actor, writer, commercial producer and creator of the character Doris Dear. Having worked professionally around the world, Ray continues to create and produce new works.

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Photos: Doris Dear Returns Home To Staten Island For A Night Of Nostalgia At The St. George Theatre

Last Saturday night, the illustrious St. George Theatre welcomed the grand return of Doris Dear (Ray DeForest) , fondly known as 'America's Perfect Housewife,' to her hometown as part of the VG Lounge Cabaret Series. Check out photos!

Broadway Chat Series DORIS DEAR'S GURL TALK Season 4 Celebrates Silver W3 Award Win

'Doris Dear’s Gurl Talk' Season 4 is celebrating winning the Silver W3 Award. The Broadway chat series, hosted by Doris Dear, takes viewers on a journey back to the golden era of entertainment with insightful interviews and retro cocktails.

Doris Dear Returns To Staten Island With DORIS DEAR'S GURL TALK At The St. George Theatre

Doris Dear, the incomparable entertainer known for her unique blend of humor and heart, has announced her triumphant return to Staten Island with her hit show, 'Doris Dear's Gurl Talk,' presented by DeForest Theatricals, at the iconic St. George Theatre. Learn more about the performance and find out how to get tickets here!

Photos: DORIS DEAR'S SLIGHTLY SONDHEIM Takes the Stage at The Triad Theatre

See photos from 'Doris Dear’s Slightly Sondheim' at The Triad Theatre.

Photos: Go Inside DORIS DEAR'S GURL TALK: SLIGHTLY SONDHEIM at The Provincetown Cabaret Festival

The Provincetown Cabaret Festival concluded its recent edition, highlighting artists who celebrate the art of cabaret. Doris Dear, 'America's Perfect Housewife,' the character created and played by actor Ray DeForest, brought her new show, 'Doris Dear's Gurl Talk: Slightly Sondheim' to the Cape. Check out photos here!

Doris Dear Will Premiere New Show 'Doris Dear's Gurl Talk 'Slightly Sondheim'' At The Provincetown Cabaret Festival

Doris Dear, acclaimed as 'America's Perfect Housewife' and a three-time Telly Award winner, is set to captivate audiences once again with her all-new show, 'Doris Dear's Gurl Talk 'Slightly Sondheim.'' The highly anticipated performance will take place at The Crown and Anchor's Cabaret Room on Thursday, June 8th, at 7:30 pm.

Ali Ewoldt, LaVon Fisher-Wilson, Donna Vivino & Stuart Zagnit to Star in WELCOME TO SAMMY'S at 54 Below

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, will present Broadway veterans Ali Ewoldt, LaVon Fisher-Wilson, Donna Vivino and Stuart Zagnit in 'Welcome to Sammy's', a concert of the music of 'Sammy's Bowery Follies'.

Photos: First Look at Great Lakes Theater's AIN'T MISBEHAVIN'

Great Lakes Theater (GLT) closes out its 61st season with a jazzy musical celebration of Fats Waller, Ain't Misbehavin', performing in the company's intimate and audience-friendly home at the Hanna Theatre, Playhouse Square running through May 21, 2023. Check out photos from the production here!

Manhattan Association of Cabaret Donates to the ACLU Drag Defense Fund

The Manhattan Association of Cabaret's (MAC) announced a donation to the ACLU Drag Defense Fund at the MAC Awards held in New York City this past week.

Photos: On the Red Carpet for the 37th Annual MAC Awards

Check out photos from the red carpet of the 37th annual MAC Awards!

Broadway's Sandy Duncan and Husband Don Correa Join DORIS DEAR'S GURL TALK For A Bonus Episode

Doris Dear has announced that this week's episode of 'Doris Dear's Gurl Talk' on Broadway on Demand will feature a special bonus round of questions with two Broadway and TV stars, Sandy Duncan and Don Correia.

Broadway Star Don Correia Joins DORIS DEAR'S GURL TALK

Broadway fans are in for a treat this week as legendary Broadway star and dancer Don Correia is set to appear on “Doris Dear's Gurl Talk” on the BroadwayOnDemand streaming network. The episode will be available for streaming starting this week.

Broadways Sandy Duncan Joins DORIS DEAR'S GURL TALK

'Doris Dear's Gurl Talk,' the popular talk show hosted by beloved media celebrity and LGBTQ+ advocate Doris Dear, has announced that TV, film, and Broadway star Sandy Duncan will be joining the show.

New Episode of DORIS DEAR'S GURL TALK is on BroadwayonDemand

It's time for episode 5, “Love by a Nose” of season 4 of “Doris Dear's Gurl Talk” on Broadway on Demand. You just never know who's going to drop by the Rumpus Room. This very special episode features the darling of the perfume world and one of the top “noses' in the industry… Rodrigo Flores Roux!

New Episode of DORIS DEAR'S GURL TALK is On Broadway On Demand

It's time for episode 4 of season 4 of “Doris Dear's Gurl Talk” on Broadway on Demand! This episode features accomplished actress Gabrielle Carteris. 

DORIS DEAR'S GURL TALK Bonus Episode Streaming Now On Broadway On Demand

A 'bonus' episode of the streaming series “Doris Dear's Gurl Talk” is available now on Broadway On Demand with special guest Lolly Lardpop! 

Leslie Carrara-Rudolph Premiers In New Episode Of Season 4 Of The Hit Series DORIS DEAR'S GURL TALK

DeForest Theatricals has announced season 4 of the hit series 'Doris Dear's Gurl Talk' is set to premiere episode 2 with the puppeteer from “Sesame Street” and “The Muppets”, Leslie Carrara-Rudolph on the streaming network BroadwayonDemand starting February 21th at noon!

THE DORIS DEAR CHRISTMAS SPECIAL to Stream on Broadway on Demand

Doris Dear s back teaming with BroadwayOnDemand to stream her annual holiday extravaganza, ‘The Doris Dear Christmas Special’ filmed LIVE at The Triad Theater in NYC! The streaming starts on December 23rd running until January 1st.

Eve Eaton to Join THE DORIS DEAR CHRISTMAS SPECIAL at The Triad Theater

 Eve Eaton, an award winning singer, will join Doris Dear and the all-star cast of “The Doris Dear Christmas Special” for the Friday night show playing at The Triad Theater in NYC  Dec 16th & 17th at 7pm.

Emily Kate Gentile Joins the Cast of THE DORIS DEAR CHRISTMAS SPECIAL

Soprano Emily Kate Gentile is joining the cast of the “Doris Dear Christmas Special” running this Friday and Saturday, the 16th and 17th of December, at the off Broadway Triad Theater in NYC. 

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