Who We Are
Rayn or Shine Public Relations strives to create truly captivating and unique publicity campaigns for the various productions and artists we represent. With clients ranging from musical and theater productions to nonprofit arts organizations, musicians to cabaret artists, we specialize in all avenues of live entertainment - always tackling every project with high energy and fresh perspective.
THOMAS RAYNOR (Founder & Senior Publicist)
After graduating from the State University of New York at Fredonia with a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Musical Theater and giving the life of auditions and 16-bar cuts a go, Thomas turned his eye to the other side of the curtain. Starting as an intern in the office of an eight-time Tony Award-winning producer, he found his passion for publicity and marketing. On Broadway, he has worked on the publicity campaigns for Gore Vidal's The Best Man; The Gershwin's Porgy & Bess with Audra McDonald; The Tony Award-wnning revival of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?; Glengarry Glen Ross with Al Pacino; The Anarchist with Patti LuPone and Debra Winger; The Tony Award-winning revival of The Glass Menagerie; The Bridges of Madison County; All the Way with Bryan Cranston; Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill starring Audra McDonald; You Can't Take It With You; Wolf Hall: Parts 1 & 2; and The King and I starring Kelli O'Hara. Off-Broadway: Papa Woof Dada Hot, Kill Floor, The Royale, Her Requiem and the critically acclaimed world premiere of Turn Me Loose starring Emmy Award-winner Joe Morton.
Thomas is a proud member of The Association of Theatrical Press Agents & Managers