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Ray Stark

 
Ray Stark Headshot
Date of Birth: October 03, 1914
Date of Death: January 17, 2004 (89)

Birth Place: Chicago, IL, USA

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[West End, 1966]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1964]
Producer

 

Stage

Productions

[West End, 1966]
Producer

[Broadway, 1964]
Producer


Ray Stark Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1964 - Producer (Musical)
Ray Stark, Funny Girl

Ray Stark News

The Springer Presents A Fresh New Take On A Heartwarming Classic Play STEEL MAGNOLIAS Photo The Springer Presents A Fresh New Take On A Heartwarming Classic Play STEEL MAGNOLIAS
by A.A. Cristi - May 4, 2022

The Springer Opera House presents the heart-warming Southern classic, Steel Magnolias, from April 29 through May 15 on the Springer's main stage. Infused with heart and humor, Steel Magnolias is a beloved story of the enduring friendship of six eccentric small-town women who gather weekly at Truvy's Beauty Spot. They prove they are made of steel as they share their hopes, dreams, and tragedies.

The Springer Presents A Fresh New Take On A Heartwarming Classic Play STEEL MAGNOLIAS Photo The Springer Presents A Fresh New Take On A Heartwarming Classic Play STEEL MAGNOLIAS
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 28, 2022

The Springer Opera House presents the heart-warming Southern classic, Steel Magnolias, from April 29 through May 15 on the Springer's main stage. Infused with heart and humor, Steel Magnolias is a beloved story of the enduring friendship of six eccentric small-town women who gather weekly at Truvy's Beauty Spot. They prove they are made of steel as they share their hopes, dreams, and tragedies.

STEEL MAGNOLIAS Comes to The Springer Photo STEEL MAGNOLIAS Comes to The Springer
by Stephi Wild - Apr 28, 2022

The Springer Opera House presents the heart-warming Southern classic, Steel Magnolias, from April 29 through May 15 on the Springer's main stage. Infused with heart and humor, Steel Magnolias is a beloved story of the enduring friendship of six eccentric small-town women who gather weekly at Truvy's Beauty Spot. They prove they are made of steel as they share their hopes, dreams, and tragedies.  

BWW Exclusive: A History of ANNIE on Broadway and Beyond Photo BWW Exclusive: A History of ANNIE on Broadway and Beyond
by Jeffrey Kare - Dec 2, 2021

Tonight, NBC will air its sixth live musical production. Following in the footsteps of The Sound of Music, Peter Pan, The Wiz, Hairspray, and Jesus Christ Superstar, the peacock network will be presenting Annie. Based on Harold Gray's comic strip titled Little Orphan Annie, this musical tells the story of a little orphan with equal measures of pluck and positivity who charms everyone's hearts, despite a next-to-nothing start in New York City in the year 1933.

FUNNY GIRL Adds Ramin Karimloo, Jane Lynch & Jared Grimes; Previews Begin This March  Photo FUNNY GIRL Adds Ramin Karimloo, Jane Lynch & Jared Grimes; Previews Begin This March At the August Wilson Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 6, 2021

Excited for FUNNY GIRL's return to Broadway? We've got casting news today about Ramin Karimloo, Jane Lynch and Jared Grimes joining the cast for the first Broadway revival of FUNNY GIRL.

VIDEO: On This Day, March 26- Barbra Streisand Stars In FUNNY GIRL on Broadway Photo VIDEO: On This Day, March 26- Barbra Streisand Stars In FUNNY GIRL on Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 26, 2021

Fifty five years ago a little musical shot a young actress to super stardom. The musical was Funny Girl; the actress was Barbra Streisand, and today, we reflect on the show that launched her legendary career!

Academy Museum Completes $388 Million Pre-Opening Fundraising Campaign Goal With Clos Photo Academy Museum Completes $388 Million Pre-Opening Fundraising Campaign Goal With Closing Gift From Laika
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 13, 2020

Bill Kramer, Director and President of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles, today announced that the new institution has exceeded its pre-opening fundraising campaign goal of $388 million.

FUNNY GIRL at Malmö Opera Photo FUNNY GIRL at Malmö Opera
by Annette Stolt - May 5, 2020

Funny Girl is the classic musical about Broadway star Fanny Brice's life. She sang and danced on New York's glittery theater scenes in the early 1900s. The lead role as the sharp and funny Fanny is made by Sanna Nielsen.

Streaming Review: THE GOODBYE GIRL ‚Ä" Neil Simon's Timeless Gem Photo Streaming Review: THE GOODBYE GIRL ‚Ä" Neil Simon's Timeless Gem
by Marina Kennedy - May 4, 2020

New Yorkers and many more will enjoy viewing 'The Goodbye Girl,' a 1977 movie that has timeless charm.

Kelli O'Hara Made a Surprise Visit to the Cast of THE GOODBYE GIRL on STARS IN THE HO Photo Kelli O'Hara Made a Surprise Visit to the Cast of THE GOODBYE GIRL on STARS IN THE HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2020

Stars in The House, benefiting The Actors Fund, continued Friday night (8pm) with the cast of The Goodbye Girl (Richard Dreyfuss, Marsha Mason and Quinn Cummings).

Ray Stark Videos

VIDEO: On This Day, March 26- Barbra Streisand Is The Greatest Star On Opening Night  VideoVIDEO: On This Day, March 26- Barbra Streisand Is The Greatest Star On Opening Night of FUNNY GIRL
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 26, 2019

Fifty five years ago a little musical shot a young actress to super stardom. The musical was Funny Girl; the actress was Barbra Streisand, and today, we reflect on the show that launched her legendary career!

STAGE TUBE: Kelly Clarkson Performs FUNNY GIRL's 'My Man' at Radio City Music Hall
by Stage Tube - Jan 22, 2012

Yesterday, performing at Radio City Music Hall, the singer took on 'My Man' as first popularized by Fanny Brice and later reintroduced by Barbra Streisand, playing Brice, for FUNNY GIRL's film adaptation. See Clarkson's performance below!

STAGE TUBE: Lauren Ambrose Sings FUNNY GIRL's 'My Man'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 1, 2011

As BroadwayWorld has previously reported, Broadway producer Bob Boyett is endeavoring to revive FUNNY GIRL on Broadway with famed director Bartlett Sher (South Pacific, Awake and Sing, The Light in the Piazza) at the helm. Rumors have been circulating that Broadway veteran and GLEE star Lea Michele had her eyes on the project, but according to E!Online, stage veteran Lauren Ambrose is the producers' current favorite to play the iconic role. Check out Ambrose appropriately singing 'My Man' last year at Joe's Pub below!


Ray Stark Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Ray Stark been nominated for?
Producer (Musical) (Tony Awards) for Funny Girl .