Rachel Eiland-Hall

The second day (or thereabouts) I knew Ray Stanley, he handed me a copy of the soundtracks to the Silence of the Lambs musical and the Karate Kid musical. I knew immediately that I had either made a lifelong friend, or would soon need a restraining order. Maybe both....

Ron Holman

If you aren’t active in the area theatre community, chances are you may have never heard of Ray Stanley. Ray was a talented actor, director and he had a voice that few people in the world possess. I first met Ray while I was a teacher at Rutherford High School....

Jason Betz

The Heavenly Choir just gained one of the most amazing voices ever heard (who will most likely add soundtracks from Nightmare Before Christmas and RENT to their program). You really fought hard against the cancer and I’m grateful that you’re now free of...

Jada Cato

I never would have thought that this would be the last time I saw you. Holding your hand during bows for NTN. We thought it was funny that you played my doctor even though you were sick. The world without you is a difficult world. I’ll do everything you taught...

Jessica St. Hill

It looks like some other folks have posted, so I feel ok doing the same. Earlier tonight we lost a member of the local theatre community, and someone who had become one of my dearest friends up here. Ray prided himself on his curmudgeonly nature, and in truth was one...

Phabian Rhoe

May you Rest In Peace my friend. I’m so thankful to have been able to share moments with you with our Rent family❤️ There truly is “No Day but Today” one of my favorite lines & I will always think of you when I reminisce on our unforgettable...