Julian Fleisher

Julian Fleisher (New York, NY) is a singer, writer, producer and performer. With his Rather Big Band, he has performed with the likes of Jennifer Holiday, Martha Plimpton, Molly Ringwald, Michael Feinstein, Justin Vivian Bond, Kenny Mellman, Bridget Everett, Lauren Graham, Tonya Pinkins, and Diana Krall. He recently appeared as George Davis in Gabe Kahane’s February House at The Public Theater, as the Cat in Stephin Merritt's Coraline at MCC and he is a member of Elevator Repair Service. Julian wrote the music for the plays AlmostMaine, and The Performers on Broadway and he is the composer/lyricist of the new musical Measure of Success with librettist Kirsten Guenther, which has received grants and residencies from The Rockefeller Brothers, The Orchard Project, The Lark and the Peter S. Reed Foundation. A native of Baltimore and a graduate of Yale, Julian has produced CDs for himself, Kiki & Herb and Ana Gasteyer, among others, but he began his professional career as a writer. He is the author of many books on the subjects of grammar, self-improvement and vocabulary from Random House, as well as The Drag Queens of New York: An Illustrated Field Guide (Riverhead).