Q&A: Raymond J. Lee talks Ratatousical and ﬁnding new passions during the pandemic Written by Jordan Mangi / Designed by Meher Yeda aymond J. Lee (Communication ‘04) has appeared in multiple Broadway shows, including “Mamma Mia!,” “Groundhog Day” and “Aladdin.” Most recently, he was an ensemble member
in Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical. From humble beginnings as a TikTok trend where people wrote songs and drafted sets for Pixar’s Ratatouille, the show became a star-studded production after Broadway pros
partnered with many of the original TikTok creators. Lee Zoomed with The Daily to chat about being a working actor, his time at Northwestern and advice for students graduating into an industry largely put on pause.
This interview has been edited for length and clarity. The Daily: What were you involved with at NU? Lee: No joke, The Daily Northwestern was one of my first jobs, because I was