Lee Summers’ Just A Piano Spring Series to Include Alyson Williams, Chester Gregory, More
Lee Summers' Just A Piano Concert Series celebrates its' sixth year at the Triad Theatre. Since 2006 The Just A Piano Series has presented top artists. The list includes Broadway Stars, such as Roz Ryan, Norm Lewis, Kecia Lewis-Evans, Tituss Burgess, Alton White, Chester Gregory, Shoshana Beane, Julie Reiber, Jerry Dixon, Kevin Anthony, Aisha DaHaas, Carmen Ruby Floyd, Rhett George, Marva Hicks along with Tony Award Winners like Adriane Lenox, LaChanz, Melba Moore and Lillias White, Grammy Winners and Nominees such as Caron Wheeler and Ryan Shaw, guest TV and Film stars such as Mario Cantone and more. Featured pianists include Shelton Becton, Brian Whitted, Zane Mark, Timothy Graphenreed, Michael Mitchell, Jo Lynn Burks, Ray Leslee, Onaje Allen Gumbs and many more! Guest directors have included Tamara Tunie, Leonard Joseph, Leslie Dockery and more!
Lee Summers' Just A Piano Concert Series has also served as a platform for benefits for Haiti, donating to the American Red Cross and the Bush/Clinton Funds, also benefits for Marriage Equality New York and for City Harvest "Working to feed New York," and as a benefit opportunity for countless artists in times of loss and need.
Lee Summers is best known from Broadway's original production of Dreamgirls, as creator/co-author/producer of Off-Broadway's From My Hometown, as an actor on shows such as Boardwalk Empire and for his one man show, Winds of Change which garnered him a 2010 Bistro Award for Outstanding Entertainer.
Lee Summers' "Just A Piano" Concert Series Presents the Spring 2012 Line Up:Alyson Williams (Recording Artist Hit Single, "Just Call My Name") - April 9th @ 9:30pm
Cedric Neal (The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess) - April 16th @ 9:30pm
Lashonda Reese (Lion King) April 21st @ 7pm
Chester Gregory (Hairspray, Shrek, Sister Act) – April 30th @ 9:30pm
Angela Watson (Classical and Pop International Singer) - May 10th @ 7pm
Maurice Murphy (Leap of Faith) – May 14thst @ 9:30pm
Russell Fischer (Jersey Boys) – May 14th @ 7:00pm
David Alpher (pianist/composer) and Jennie Litt (singer/lyricist) – May 17th @ 7:00pm
Kingsley Leggs (Sister Act, Color Purple) - May 28th @ 9:30pm
Lou Myers (TV's "A Different World") – June 3rd @ 7pm