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Chris Lee

 
Bio:
Chris Lee was born September 19th, 1994 in Augusta, Ga. He moved to Atlanta with his mother when he was 4. He attended The McCallie School, a prestigious boarding school in Chattanooga, TN for his entire high school career. There, he was dared to do a play, and ended up falling in love with the ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Chris Lee was born September 19th, 1994 in Augusta, Ga. He moved to Atlanta with his mother when he was 4. He attended The McCallie School, a prestigious boarding school in Chattanooga, TN for his entire high school career. There, he was dared to do a play, and ended up falling in love with the ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [US Tour]
Chicago, Los Angeles, National Tour Production, 2016
Marquis de Lafayette

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Lighting Designer
 
[Arlington, VA (Regional), 2014]
Lighting Design
 
[Off-Broadway, 2013]
Lighting Designer
 
[Arlington, VA (Regional), 2008]
Lighting Designer
 
[Arlington, VA (Regional), 2007]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Lighting Designer
 
[Broadway, 2006]
Lighting Designer
 
[Regional (US), 2005]
Lighting Designer
 
[New York, 2005]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2005]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2002]
Lighting Designer
 
[Broadway, 2001]
Lighting Designer

Chris Lee Biography

Chris Lee was born September 19th, 1994 in Augusta, Ga. He moved to Atlanta with his mother when he was 4. He attended The McCallie School, a prestigious boarding school in Chattanooga, TN for his entire high school career. There, he was dared to do a play, and ended up falling in love with the arts. Chris is the true quadruple threat! Chris is an actor, singer, dancer, and musician. After completing 3 years at Belmont University he was cast in the Broadway smash hit Hamilton and opened it in Chicago. After opening Hamilton he left to pursue a career in television. After recurring on Showtime's, "The Chi", he was cast in CW's "Legacies". He recurred for the first season and was bumped up to a series regular by season 2. He has appeared on many television shows including "Empire", "S.W.A.T", "Whose line is it anyway?" and more! When he isn't on stage in the theatre he is writing and performing his own music. In 2018 he released his debut EP "In My Feelings" he has since released 2 singles "Adios" and "Intruder Albert" and his debut Album "1000". He continues to stay connected to his theatre roots during spare time, doing many performances of new works and readings before they head to Broadway.

Chris Lee Awards and Nominations

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2006 - Outstanding Lighting Design, Resident Production
Chris LeeUrinetown
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Lighting Design, Resident Production
Chris LeeHedwig and the Angry Inch

Chris Lee News

Carnegie Hall to Present 'Fall Family Day: String Fling' - Free Musical Extravaganza  Photo Carnegie Hall to Present 'Fall Family Day: String Fling' - Free Musical Extravaganza for Children Ages 3‚Ä"10
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 4, 2022

On Saturday, November 5 from 12:00 p.m.‚Äď4:00 p.m., Carnegie Hall‚Äôs Weill Music Institute is inviting children ages 3‚Äď10 and their caregivers to the Hall‚Äôs Resnick Education Wing for a free daylong open house as part of Fall Family Day: String Fling.

BAAD! to Present BlakTinX Performance Festival Starting This Month Photo BAAD! to Present BlakTinX Performance Festival Starting This Month
by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 18, 2022

BAAD!--The Bronx Academy of Arts & Dance forges forward with the 22th annual BLAKTINX FESTIVAL including a new dance concert by noted choreographer Arthur Aviles as well as a workshop of a new musical entitled I Am Sylvia, based on the queer/trans activist Sylvia Rivera.

IT'S WHAT SHE WOULD HAVE WANTED Joins All Star Lineup At 14th Annual Burbank Internat Photo IT'S WHAT SHE WOULD HAVE WANTED Joins All Star Lineup At 14th Annual Burbank International Film Festival
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 18, 2022

ITS WHAT SHE WOULD HAVE WANTED, a short film directed by Nate Trinrud, has joined the select group of films competing at the 14th Annual Burbank International Film Festival September 8th - 11th at the AMC Theaters in Burbank.

Review: Met Orchestra with Goerke, Jovanovich, Owens under Nezet-Seguin Conquers Wagn Photo Review: Met Orchestra with Goerke, Jovanovich, Owens under Nezet-Seguin Conquers Wagner, Lets Mazzoli Shine Through
by Richard Sasanow - Jun 18, 2022

You’d have thought that the Met Orchestra would have had enough by the end of the season in the opera house, but, no. Their New York season really ended at Carnegie Hall this week with a pair of concerts combining some opera excerpts with orchestral pieces by composers also known for their opera work.

Jonathan Ma Lands Film & TV Management, Development And Production Deal With Stars Co Photo Jonathan Ma Lands Film & TV Management, Development And Production Deal With Stars Collective
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 26, 2022

Peter Luo's Stars Collective has signed popular YouTube influencer Jonathan Ma (aka Joma) to a wide-ranging management, development and production deal.

The CW Network Releases Primetime Listings for the Week of May 22nd Photo The CW Network Releases Primetime Listings for the Week of May 22nd
by Marissa Tomeo - May 4, 2022

Below are the CW Network's Primetime listings for the week of May 22nd. All times in the schedules are EST. 

BWW Review: Joyce DiDonato's EDEN is a Little Less than Paradise at Carnegie Hall Photo BWW Review: Joyce DiDonato's EDEN is a Little Less than Paradise at Carnegie Hall
by Richard Sasanow - Apr 25, 2022

Joyce DiDonato’s recitals-as-events--where she introduces her personal philosophies as well as her art into the evening--have their ups and downs. Sometimes they are marvelous. Saturday night at Carnegie Hall, the concert, directed by Marie Lambert-Le Bihan with lighting by John Torres, that also served as part of her publicity tour for her new recording, EDEN (Erato), seemed less than the sum of its parts.

CW Primetime Listings Announced for the Week of April 24th Photo CW Primetime Listings Announced for the Week of April 24th
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 10, 2022

The CW has announced their Primetime listings for the week of April 24th. Check out the listing below. 

Apple Music Spotlights 'Strength In Community' Theme For International Women's Day Photo Apple Music Spotlights 'Strength In Community' Theme For International Women's Day
by Michael Major - Mar 8, 2022

Apple Music will feature exclusive interviews with Maria Becerra, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Tiera Kennedy, Tate McRae, DJ Minx, chloe moriondo, Cecile McLorin Salvant, Caitlyn Smith, Brittney Spencer, TINI, Alison Wonderland and more as they speak to lessons learned, advice they’d pass along and how they’ve fostered a sisterhood within the industry.

New York Philharmonic Concert Master Frank Huang To Give Master Class At Hoff-Barthel Photo New York Philharmonic Concert Master Frank Huang To Give Master Class At Hoff-Barthelson
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 7, 2022

The 2022 Hoff-Barthelson Music School Master Class Series continues Sunday, March 27, 2022, from 2:00 ‚Äď 4:00 pm with New York Philharmonic Concert Master violinist Frank Huang. The class is open to the public to observe free of charge.

Chris Lee Videos

Video & Photos: Liev Schreiber Narrates Orpheus Chamber Orchestra's New Translation o Videoplay
Video & Photos: Liev Schreiber Narrates Orpheus Chamber Orchestra's New Translation of EGMONT

by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 7, 2020

On Saturday, October 17, 2020 at 8:00pm ET, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra presents Speaking Truth to Power, an online performance of Beethovena??s Egmont, Op. 84 featuring the world premiere of an incisive new Orpheus-commissioned English translation, adapted for the current day, by Philip Boehm.

VIDEO: First Look At BLACKBEARD at Signature Theatre Videoplay
VIDEO: First Look At BLACKBEARD at Signature Theatre

by Stage Tube - Jun 26, 2019

Signature Theatre presents Blackbeard, a world premiere musical commissioned by Signature Theatre with book & lyrics by John Dempsey (Signature's The Witches of Eastwick, The Fix), music by Dana P. Rowe (Signature's The Witches of Eastwick, The Fix), and directed by Signature Theatre Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer(Broadway's Gigi, Follies, and Signature's Titanic). Blackbeard will run from June 18 through July 14 in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre.

VIDEO: Watch Clip of GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET: LUISA MILLER on PBS Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Clip of GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET: LUISA MILLER on PBS

by Stage Tube - Aug 8, 2018

Season 12 of Great Performances at the Met continues Sunday, August 12 at 12 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) with Verdi's classic Luisa Miller, starring Sonya Yoncheva in the title role and Piotr Becza?a as Rodolfo, with Placido Domingo as Luisa's father, Miller.

VIDEO: Barrington Stage Company Presents A DOLL'S HOUSE PART 2 Videoplay
VIDEO: Barrington Stage Company Presents A DOLL'S HOUSE PART 2

by Stage Tube - Jul 16, 2018

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in the Berkshires, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, presents Lucas Hnath's A Doll's House, Part 2. Previews for A Doll's House, Part 2 begin July 12, with an official opening night on July 15, and performances through July 28 on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage (30 Union Street).

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of HAMILTON in Chicago!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 1, 2016

HAMILTON is now playing at The PrivateBank Theatre in Chicago (18 W. Monroe), and is currently booked through September 2017.  BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at highlights of the show below!

VIDEO: Greatest City in the World! HAMILTON Chicago Cast Celebrates Cubs World Series Win
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 4, 2016

Following the November 3rd evening performance of the Chicago production of HAMILTON, the cast gathered on stage to celebrate the Cubs winning the World Series championship

STAGE TUBE: HAMILTON Chicago's Ari Afsar Appears on 'City of Michael'
by Stage Tube - Nov 3, 2016

Ari Afsar, who plays 'Eliza Hamilton' in the Chicago production of HAMILTON, recently stopped by the web series 'City of Michael' - check it out below! 

STAGE TUBE: Signature Unveils ELMER GANTRY Music Videos - 'On The Road' and 'Between Trains'
by Stage Tube - Oct 1, 2014

Signature Theatre just released two ELMER GANTRY music videos: Elmer Gantry grows Sister Sharon's ministry into the hottest show on the road by adding the gospel voices of the Washington family, whose matriarch Mary (Nova Y. Payton, HAIRSPRAY, DREAMGIRLS) leads the choir in the praise-worthy 'On the Road', and Elmer Gantry (Charlie Pollock, Broadway's VIOLET) finds himself at a crossroads, ready to take on the next adventure, but only the Lord knows where he'll end up next - Sharon Falconer's tent revival - in 'Between Trains.' Check out both videos below!

AUDIO: First Listen - Alysha Umphress and Mara Davi Sing 'Extraordinary' from Signature Theatre's BEACHES!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2014

This spring, Virginia's Signature Theatre will present the world premiere musical Beaches, adapted from the beloved 1985 novel by Iris Rainer Dart. Directed by Signature Theatre's Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Follies, Million Dollar Quartet), this heartfelt chronicle of a decades-long friendship between two unforgettable women will star Mara Davi (Broadway's A Chorus Line and The Drowsy Chaperone) as Bertie White and Alysha Umphress (Broadway's American Idiot and On a Clear Day You Can See Forever) as Cee Cee Bloom. Click below for a first listen to the song 'Extraordinary', featuring Umphress and Davi!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Signature Theatre's MISS SAIGON
by Stage Tube - Aug 19, 2013

Signature Theatre presents this summer's all-new production of Tony Award-winning musical Miss Saigon, directed by Signature Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer. Running in the MAX Theatre, the production opens the theatre's 2013/14 season with all the adventure, romance, and excitement that Signature promises with the re-imagining of a classic musical. Check out the sneak peek below!


Chris Lee Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Chris Lee been nominated for?
Outstanding Lighting Design, Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Urinetown and Outstanding Lighting Design, Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Hedwig and the Angry Inch .