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54 Below

A Nonprofit Cabaret Venue

Chris Rayis (Composer/Lyricist) As composer/lyricist: Deep Water Ballad (with librettist Douglas Waterbury-Tieman, OCR on streaming & digital), Transcriber of Dreams (OCR on streaming & digital), Jenny and the Paper Pirates (commissioned by The American School in Switzerland). As pianist/conductor: Broadway: Frozen. National Tour: Hamilton, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Elf, Man of La Mancha. Off-Broadway: Far from Heaven, Cruel Intentions. Film: The Last 5 Years. TV: “Jeopardy!,” “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?” Former student of Andrew Lippa and Ricky Ian Gordon. Assistant Professor and Music Director for Elon University Music Theatre.

Past Performances