Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer is an American singer and musical theatre actress. She is known for her Broadway roles in Hairspray, Legally Blonde, Something Rotten!, Beetlejuice, and The Robber Bridegroom, for which she won a Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical.
Kritzer was born in Manhattan and raised in Livingston, New Jersey. She graduated from Livingston High School in 1995 and the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music in 1999.
She made her Broadway debut in 2002 as Shelly in Hairspray. She went on to appear in Legally Blonde, Something Rotten!, Beetlejuice, and The Robber Bridegroom. She has also appeared Off-Broadway in The Robber Bridegroom, Gigantic, ROOMS: A Rock Romance, and The Great American Trailer Park Musical.
Kritzer has also appeared on television in The First Lady, Bridge and Tunnel, New Amsterdam, Vinyl, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Difficult People, Slugfest, Kevin Can Wait, Younger, and Law and Order: SVU.
She has created several solo shows, including Burn it to the Ground, Beautiful Disaster, and Leslie Kritzer Is Patti LuPone at Les Mouches, for which she received a TimeOut NY award.