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Ray Leslee

 

Stage Credits

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[Off-Broadway, 1999]
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[Off-Broadway, 1987]
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[Off-Broadway, 1987]
Musical Director
Orchestrator
 
[Off-Broadway, 1987]
Musical Director
Musician
Orchestrator

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Bookwriter/Composer/Lyricist
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Marshall Coid, Alton F. White, Ray Leslee Photo

Marshall Coid, Alton F. White, Ray Leslee

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Date:
11/13/2012


Avenue X librettist John Jiler, Chad Hudson (Producer) and Chip Klose (Avenue X director) and Avenue X composer Ray Leslee

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Date:
03/02/2007

 

Stage

Productions

[Off-Broadway, 1999]
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[Off-Broadway, 1987]
Composer

[Off-Broadway, 1987]
Musical Director

Orchestrator

[Off-Broadway, 1987]
Musical Director

Musician

Orchestrator

Writing
Composer
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Bookwriter/Composer/Lyricist
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Ray Leslee News

Delaware County Dance Film Festival Returns This July & August Photo Delaware County Dance Film Festival Returns This July & August
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 30, 2022

ÔĽŅÔĽŅThe Andes Dance Collective, founded by dancer/choreographers Gloria McLean, Columbine Macher, David Capps and composer/performer Marshall Coid, presents the DELAWARE COUNTY 2ND DANCE FILM FESTIVAL AND WORKSHOP, bringing new dance and music events to the Catskills Delaware County region.¬† This year, in two 4-day weekends, July 21-24 and August 4-7, the Festival will include two live dance/music performances (premieres), film screenings, and dance workshops.

André De Shields, Bobby Cannavale, Laura Bell Bundy and More Join SAVE WEST BANK CAF Photo André De Shields, Bobby Cannavale, Laura Bell Bundy and More Join SAVE WEST BANK CAFE VIRTUAL TELETHON
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 24, 2020

Since 1978, West Bank Cafe has been one of the epicenters of New York City’s theatre community, and due to the pandemic, it is on the verge of permanently closing. With Broadway dark, tourism down, indoor dining closed, and no relief plan in sight, 2020 has created a plethora of financial problems for the beloved theater district institution. 

BWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Brian Dykstra on Stanley Levi Photo BWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Brian Dykstra on Stanley Levison
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 9, 2019

BroadwayWorld is checking in with the cast to uncover some little known facts about the political giants they play onstage. Today, watch as Brian Dykstra gives us a lesson on  Stanley Levison.

Meet the Cast of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Now in Previews! Photo Meet the Cast of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Sep 6, 2019

Tony Award & Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan will return to Broadway with the second of his two exhilarating dramas celebrating Lyndon B. Johnson's legacy: THE GREAT SOCIETY. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!

34 Participants Announced For 7th Annual Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Colony At G Photo 34 Participants Announced For 7th Annual Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Colony At Goodspeed
by Stephi Wild - Jan 9, 2019

In what has become an annual ritual, a total of 34 established and emerging composers, lyricists, and librettists will converge on the Goodspeed campus from mid-January through mid-February 2019 to participate in the Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Colony at Goodspeed Musicals. The writing teams, representing 21 new musicals, will populate the campus, creating a truly exciting environment for discovery and inspiration.

Downtown Music Productions Presents A CHAMBER CHRISTMAS CAROL Dec 23 At St. Marks Chu Photo Downtown Music Productions Presents A CHAMBER CHRISTMAS CAROL Dec 23 At St. Marks Church-in-the-Bowery
by Julie Musbach - Dec 11, 2018

Downtown Music Productions will present A Chamber Christmas Carol on Sunday, December 23 @ 7:00 PM at St. Marks Church-in-the-Bowery, 131 E. 10 St. (at 2nd Avenue) in New York, New York.

Tom Ligon Stars in Ray Leslee's A CHAMBER CHRISTMAS CAROL at St. Mark's Church Photo Tom Ligon Stars in Ray Leslee's A CHAMBER CHRISTMAS CAROL at St. Mark's Church
by Stephi Wild - Dec 9, 2018

Tired of the same old Christmas Carol? Downtown Music Productions presents A Chamber Christmas Carol at the gorgeous St. Mark's Church-in-the-Bowery. Composer Ray Leslee (Avenue X, Standup Shakespeare) has created a brand-new take on the holiday season's most prolific tale. This ONE NIGHT ONLY event features a virtuoso company of five musicians and five actors who play 35 roles, telling the classic tale through Leslee's music and selections from Dickens' masterpiece. Tom Ligon (Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo) stars as Scrooge. The cast includes Mark Boyett, Jack McCarthy, JD Mollison and Alex Sunderhaus. The musicians are Broadway veterans Jack Bashkow (woodwinds), Jeff Carney (bass), Marshall Coid (violin), Ron Hay (trombone) and Mimi Stern-Wolfe at the piano. Margarett Perry directs.

Review Roundup: Connecticut Repertory Theatre Presents A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS Photo Review Roundup: Connecticut Repertory Theatre Presents A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS
by Alan Henry - Dec 5, 2018

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) continues its 2018-19 season with Paula Vogel's 'A Civil War Christmas: An American Musical Celebration.' Elizabeth VanDyke will direct. Performances will be held in the Harriet S. Jorgenson Theatre from November 29th - December 9th, 2018. For tickets and information please visit crt.uconn.edu or call (860) 486-2113.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At CT Rep's A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS Photo VIDEO: Get A First Look At CT Rep's A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS
by Alan Henry - Dec 4, 2018

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) continues its 2018-19 season with Paula Vogel's 'A Civil War Christmas: An American Musical Celebration.' Elizabeth VanDyke will direct. Performances will be held in the Harriet S. Jorgenson Theatre from November 29th - December 9th, 2018. For tickets and information please visit crt.uconn.edu or call (860) 486-2113.

Photo Flash: Connecticut Repertory Theatre Presents A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS Photo Photo Flash: Connecticut Repertory Theatre Presents A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 29, 2018

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) continues its 2018-19 season with Paula Vogel's "A Civil War Christmas: An American Musical Celebration." Elizabeth VanDyke will direct. Performances will be held in the Harriet S. Jorgenson Theatre from November 29th - December 9th, 2018. For tickets and information please visit crt.uconn.edu or call (860) 486-2113.

Ray Leslee Videos

BWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Brian Dykstra on Stanley Levi VideoBWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Brian Dykstra on Stanley Levison
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 9, 2019

BroadwayWorld is checking in with the cast to uncover some little known facts about the political giants they play onstage. Today, watch as Brian Dykstra gives us a lesson on  Stanley Levison.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At CT Rep's A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At CT Rep's A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS
by Alan Henry - Dec 4, 2018

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) continues its 2018-19 season with Paula Vogel's 'A Civil War Christmas: An American Musical Celebration.' Elizabeth VanDyke will direct. Performances will be held in the Harriet S. Jorgenson Theatre from November 29th - December 9th, 2018. For tickets and information please visit crt.uconn.edu or call (860) 486-2113.

STAGE TUBE:  Jeff Perry, Thomas Vincent Kelly, and Sal Viscuso Talk Alliance Theatre's A STEADY RAIN
by Stage Tube - Oct 5, 2015

The Alliance Theatre's production of A STEADY RAIN, a contemporary crime drama by writer and producer Keith Huff(Mad Men, American Crime), is directed by Steppenwolf Theatre co-founder Jeff Perry (who currently plays White House Chief of Staff Cyrus Beene on ABC's SCANDAL). A STEADY RAIN runs on the Hertz Stage at the Alliance Theatre now thorugh October 11, 2015. In the video below, Jeff Perry, Thomas Vincent Kelly, and Sal Viscuso talk about the show.  Check it out!


Ray Leslee Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Ray Leslee written?
Ray Leslee has written 3 shows including Standup Shakespeare (Composer), Avenue X (Composer), A Good Man (Bookwriter/Composer/Lyricist).