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Ron Raines

 
Date Of Birth:
December 02, 1949 (72)
Birth Place:
Texas City, TX, USA
Bio:
Guiding Light (Three-time Emmy Nominee), PBS: My Favorite Broadway: The Love Songs, Gershwin at 100, The Rodgers & Hart Story: Thou Swell, Thou Witty, An Evening with the Pops. Broadway/NY: Chicago, Show Boat, Teddy and Alice, Olympus on My Mind, Oh Lady! Lady!, A Little Night Music. ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: December 02, 1949 (72)

Birth Place: Texas City, TX, USA

Bio:
Guiding Light (Three-time Emmy Nominee), PBS: My Favorite Broadway: The Love Songs, Gershwin at 100, The Rodgers & Hart Story: Thou Swell, Thou Witty, An Evening with the Pops. Broadway/NY: Chicago, Show Boat, Teddy and Alice, Olympus on My Mind, Oh Lady! Lady!, A Little Night Music. ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [New York]
New York City Center Gala Concert, 2015
Buffalo Bill
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2012
Oliver Warbucks [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2012
Joseph Pulitzer [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2011
Benjamin Stone
  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
Kennedy Center Revival, 2011
Benjamin Stone
  [New York]
Workshop, 2003
The Preacher
  [London Fringe]
London Concert, 2000
Don Quixote (Cervantes)
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Billy Flynn [Replacement]
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1994
Performer
  [Regional (US)]
Regional Revival, 1988
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1987
Nick Longworth
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Concert, 1985
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Concert, 1983
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1983
Gaylord Ravenal
  [Broadway]
Closed on the road, 1982
Henri de Jouvenal
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1997
Performer
  [US Tour]
Touring Revival, 1977
Performer

Photos

Jason Graae, Klea Blackhurst, Marilyn Maye, Lorna Luft, Leslie Uggams, Jeremy Jordan, Photo

Jason Graae, Klea Blackhurst, Marilyn Maye, Lorna Luft, Leslie Uggams, Jeremy Jordan, Harvey Fierstein, Kristin Chenoweth, Alice Borden, Lee Roy Reams, Jane Dorian, Michael Feinstein, Bernadette Peters, Kelli O'Hara, Sutton Foster, Betty Buckley, Ron Raines, Tyne Daly, Debbie Gravitte and John Bolton

From: 
Date:
02/04/2020
Michael Feinstein, Bernadette Peters, Kelli O'Hara, Sutton Foster, Betty Buckley, Ron Photo

Michael Feinstein, Bernadette Peters, Kelli O'Hara, Sutton Foster, Betty Buckley, Ron Raines, Tyne Daly, Debbie Gravitte and John Bolton

From: 
Date:
02/04/2020
Mark William and Ron Raines Photo

Mark William and Ron Raines

From: 
Date:
11/15/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [New York]
New York City Center Gala Concert, 2015
Buffalo Bill

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2012
Oliver Warbucks [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2012
Joseph Pulitzer [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2011
Benjamin Stone

  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
Kennedy Center Revival, 2011
Benjamin Stone

  [New York]
Workshop, 2003
The Preacher

  [London Fringe]
London Concert, 2000
Don Quixote (Cervantes)

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Billy Flynn [Replacement]

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1994
Performer

  [Regional (US)]
Regional Revival, 1988
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1987
Nick Longworth

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Concert, 1985
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Concert, 1983
Performer

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1983
Gaylord Ravenal

  [Broadway]
Closed on the road, 1982
Henri de Jouvenal

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1997
Performer

  [US Tour]
Touring Revival, 1977
Performer

Ron Raines Biography

Guiding Light (Three-time Emmy Nominee), PBS: My Favorite

Broadway: The Love Songs, Gershwin at 100, The Rodgers & Hart Story: Thou Swell, Thou Witty, An Evening with the Pops.

Broadway/NY: Chicago, Show Boat, Teddy and Alice, Olympus on My Mind, Oh Lady! Lady!, A Little Night Music.

Regionally: South Pacific, Annie, Kismet, Kiss Me, Kate, The King and I, Brigadoon, Oklahoma!, Carousel, Side by Side By Sondheim, Man of La Mancha.

More than fifty symphonies including: Boston Pops, Chicago, Cleveland, San Francisco, Israeli Philharmonic, BBC, Royal Philharmonic. Recordings: Man of La Mancha, The Pajama Game, 110 in the Shade, Wonderful Town and more.

Ron Raines Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2012 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Ron Raines, Follies

Ron Raines News

Ann Kittredge to Perform at The Laurie Beechman Theatre and The New York Cabaret Conv Photo Ann Kittredge to Perform at The Laurie Beechman Theatre and The New York Cabaret Convention in October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 29, 2022

Ann Kittredge will return to¬†The Laurie Beechman Theatre¬†(407 West 42nd Street ‚Äď between 9th & 10th Avenues) on¬†Sunday, October 23rd at 7pm¬†with her Musical Director¬†Christopher Denny¬†(piano),¬†Sean Harkness¬†(guitar),¬†Mary Ann McSweeney¬†(bass),¬†Rex Benincasa(drums) and special guests¬†Robbie Kondor¬†and¬†Steve Ross.

Cast Change Announced For MOSSO's Sondheim Celebration at Symphony Hall Photo Cast Change Announced For MOSSO's Sondheim Celebration at Symphony Hall
by Stephi Wild - Jun 15, 2022

MOSSO, the Musicians of the Springfield Symphony Orchestra, will celebrate the music of legendary composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim on Thursday, June 23, at 7:30 PM in Springfield Symphony Hall. The Sondheim Celebration, conducted by Tim Stella, will feature Broadway stars Hugh Panaro and Lisa Vroman.

BWW Exclusive: Larry Blank Tributes Mentor & Friend Donald Pippin Photo BWW Exclusive: Larry Blank Tributes Mentor & Friend Donald Pippin
by Larry Blank - Jun 14, 2022

Larry Blank writes a touching tribute to his longtime friend, Don Pippin, who passed away last week a the age of 95 years old.

Richard P. Garmany Fund Donates $15,000 to MOSSO for Stephen Sondheim Celebration Photo Richard P. Garmany Fund Donates $15,000 to MOSSO for Stephen Sondheim Celebration
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 13, 2022

 The Richard P. Garmany Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving will be the lead sponsor of MOSSO’s, the Musicians of the Springfield Symphony Orchestra, celebration of the music of legendary composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim.

Ann Kittredge's Debut Album 'reIMAGINE' Available on All Digital Platforms Today Photo Ann Kittredge's Debut Album 'reIMAGINE' Available on All Digital Platforms Today
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 16, 2022

It's today! Award-winning vocalist Ann Kittredge's debut recording reIMAGINE, a specially curated collection of songs uniquely re-imagined and produced by award-winning songwriter and record producer Paul Rolnick, is available on all digital platforms as of today, May 16, 2022.

American Popular Song Society To Honor Lee Roy Reams In Star-studded Benefit Concert  Photo American Popular Song Society To Honor Lee Roy Reams In Star-studded Benefit Concert At Cutting Room
by Stephi Wild - May 9, 2022

The American Popular Song Society will honor Lee Roy Reams in a star-studded benefit concert celebrating the art and legacy of the American popular song, at The Cutting Room, 44 East 32nd Street, on Sunday June 12, at 5pm. 

Ann Kittredge To Celebrate Release of Debut Album reIMAGINE at The Laurie Beechman Th Photo Ann Kittredge To Celebrate Release of Debut Album reIMAGINE at The Laurie Beechman Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 2, 2022

In celebration of her soon to be released album¬†Ann Kittredge:reIMAGINE(Jazzheads, Inc./King Kozmo Music), a specially curated collection of songs uniquely re-imagined, Ms. Kittredge, will appear at¬†The Laurie Beechman Theatre¬†(407 West 42nd Street ‚Äď between 9th & 10th Avenues) on¬†Thursday, May 26th at 7pm.

Chita Rivera and Danny Burstein to be Honored by Encompass New Opera Theatre Photo Chita Rivera and Danny Burstein to be Honored by Encompass New Opera Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 4, 2022

On Sunday, March 20, 2022, Encompass New Opera Theatre, The Board of Trustees and The Encompass Honorary Gala Chairs, Sheldon Harnick and Maury Yeston will pay tribute to Legendary Theatrical Icon and Tony Award-winning luminaries, CHITA RIVERA and DANNY BURSTEIN, with a star-studded musical salute.

Broadway Actors in THE GILDED AGE & How You Know Them Photo Broadway Actors in THE GILDED AGE & How You Know Them
by Michael Major - Jan 30, 2022

Meet all of the Broadway actors in THE GILDED AGE! The new series features appearances by Audra McDonald, Denée Benton, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Kelli O'Hara, Carrie Coon, Claybourne Elder, Donna Murphy, Katie Finneran, Debra Monk, Taylor Richardson, Douglas Sills, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Patrick Page, Michael Cerveris, and more.

FOLLIES Movie Adaptation Is In the Works Photo FOLLIES Movie Adaptation Is In the Works
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 8, 2021

Here they come, those beautiful girls! A film version of Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman's Follies is 'in active development' with Heyday Films.

Ron Raines Videos

VIDEO: Watch Ali Ewoldt, Nic Rouleau & More Unite to Sing FOLLIES! VideoVIDEO: Watch Ali Ewoldt, Nic Rouleau & More Unite to Sing FOLLIES!
by Stage Tube - Nov 30, 2020

Broadway stars are uniting yet again to sing in separation- this time to Follies. Watch below as Ali Ewoldt (Young Sally), Shoba Narayan (Young Phyllis), Zach Piser (Young Buddy), and Nic Rouleau (Young Ben) sing 'You're Gonna Love Tomorrow.'

Broadway Rewind: Bernadette Peters Sings 'Losing My Mind' and More from FOLLIES VideoBroadway Rewind: Bernadette Peters Sings 'Losing My Mind' and More from FOLLIES
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 12, 2020

Today we rewind to the 2011 revival of Follies, which opened at the Marquis Theatre and played for 152 performances.

Broadway Rewind: Watch Bernadette Peters & More in the 2011 Revival of FOLLIES VideoBroadway Rewind: Watch Bernadette Peters & More in the 2011 Revival of FOLLIES
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 11, 2020

Today we flashback to 2011, when the second Broadway revival of Follies arrived at the  Marquis Theatre, where it played for 152 performances.

BWW TV: Watch Sutton Foster, Bernadette Peters, Betty Buckley & More Tribute Jerry He VideoBWW TV: Watch Sutton Foster, Bernadette Peters, Betty Buckley & More Tribute Jerry Herman!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 4, 2020

Michael Feinstein produced a memorial event at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, featuring performances by: Feinstein ('I Won't Send Roses'), Kristin Chenoweth ('If He Walked Into My Life'), Sutton Foster ('I Don't Want to Know'), Kelli O'Hara ('Before the Parade Passes By'), Leslie Uggams ('I Am What I Am'), Bernadette Peters ('Time Heals Everything'), Betty Buckley ('Hello, Dolly!'), Klea Blackhurst and Tyne Daly ('Bosom Buddies'), John Bolton ('It Takes a Woman'), Lorna Luft ('Gooch's Song'), Ron Raines ('Mame'), Jason Graae ('You I Like'), Marilyn Maye ('It's Today'), Jeremy Jordan ('It Only Takes a Moment'), Lee Roy Reams ('The Best of Times'), and Debbie Gravitte ('Wherever He Ain't'), with Alice Borden, Jane Dorian, and Harvey Fierstein, and special video tributes from Angela Lansbury and Paul McCartney. Marc Bruni directed the event with Larry Blank serving as music director, and Don Pippin (guest conductor).

BWW Interview: Jonathan Cable of JERSEY BOYS at Robinson Performance Hall VideoBWW Interview: Jonathan Cable of JERSEY BOYS at Robinson Performance Hall
by Mike Noland - Oct 8, 2018

From small town Indiana to National tour with Jersey Boys. Jonathan Cable is having a dream of a year!

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 12/2/15- Ron Raines
by Stage Tube - Dec 2, 2015

Happy Birthday, Ron Raines! His Broadway credits include Follies (Tony Award nomination), Chicago, Show Boat, Teddy and Alice. he has performed with over fifty symphonies including Chicago, Cleveland, BBC, Royal Philharmonic, Boston Pops, Philly Pops. National Tours & Regional credits include: The Unsinkable Molly Brown, A Little Night Music, Annie, The King and I, Kiss Me Kate, South Pacific, Kismet, etc.

STAGE TUBE: Watch Megan Hilty & Andy Karl Do What Comes Natur'lly in Encores! ANNIE GET YOUR GUN
by Stage Tube - Oct 28, 2015

New York City Center presents Irving Berlin's ANNIE GET YOUR GUN: IN CONCERT starring Megan Hilty, who three years after starring in the Encores! production of GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES, returns to City Center as Annie Oakley. Hilty is joined by a Tony-honored cast including Andy Karl, Chuck Cooper, Judy Kaye,Brad Oscar, and Ron Raines. Check out a sneak peek of the cast in action below!

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 12/2- Ron Raines
by Stage Tube - Dec 2, 2014

Happy Birthday, Ron Raines! His Broadway credits include Follies (Tony Award nomination), Chicago, Show Boat, Teddy and Alice. he has performed with over fifty symphonies including Chicago, Cleveland, BBC, Royal Philharmonic, Boston Pops, Philly Pops. National Tours & Regional credits include: The Unsinkable Molly Brown, A Little Night Music, Annie, The King and I, Kiss Me Kate, South Pacific, Kismet, etc.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 12/2- Ron Raines
by Stage Tube - Dec 2, 2013

Happy Birthday, Ron Raines! His Broadway credits include Follies (Tony Award nomination), Chicago, Show Boat, Teddy and Alice. he has performed with over fifty symphonies including Chicago, Cleveland, BBC, Royal Philharmonic, Boston Pops, Philly Pops. National Tours & Regional credits include: The Unsinkable Molly Brown, A Little Night Music, Annie, The King and I, Kiss Me Kate, South Pacific, Kismet, etc.

BWW TV: On the Red Carpet at THE SNOW GEESE Opening Night with Donna Murphy, Ron Raines & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 25, 2013

Manhattan Theatre Club and MCC Theater's world premiere of Sharr White's The Snow Geese, opened last night, October 24 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). This strictly limited 11 week engagement began previews on Tuesday, October 1. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on the red carpet, where he chatted with the evening's guests, including Donna Murphy, Ron Raines, and more!


Ron Raines Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Ron Raines been in?
Ron Raines has appeared on Broadway in 7 shows.

How many West End shows has Ron Raines been in?
Ron Raines has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Ron Raines been nominated for?
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Follies .