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Darren Lee

 

Stage Credits

  [US Tour]
Lincoln Center National Tour, 2016
Phra Alack [Replacement]
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Stephen Sondheim Tribute Benefit, 2005
Performer
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2004
Sailor
Officer
American Admiral
Manjiro (Understudy)
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2003
Bun Foo
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2002
Ensemble/Other Roles
One of Muzzy's Boys
Ensemble
Bun Foo (Understudy)
Ching Ho (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
New York Concert, 2001
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2000
Ensemble
Vlad Vladikoff
Cat's Helper
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1999
Hortensio
Hortensio (Second Suitor)
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer Production, 1998
Dance Ensemble
Chip (Understudy)
Gabey (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1997
Dancer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1995
Victor / Victoria Ensemble
Jazz Hot Ensemble
Ensemble/Other Roles
Louis Says Ensemble
Les Boy
Apache Dancer
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1995
Dancer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1992
Guy [Replacement]
Crapshooter Dance Lead [Replacement]
Ensemble [Replacement]
Crap Shooter Specialty [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Production, 1991
Ensemble
Dragon Acrobat
Vietnamese Customer
Ensemble/Other Roles
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1990
First Samurai Guard
Ninja Attacker
1st Samurai Guard; Coutier of Osaka
The Courtier of Osaka
Dancer
Osagi (Understudy) [Replacement]

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2004]
Associate Choreographer
Dance Captain
 
[US Tour, 2003]
Choreographer
 
[Milburn, NJ (Regional), 2002]
Choreographer

Photos

Michael Farina, Tom Plotkin, Sara Gettelfinger, Kevin Chamberlin, Natascia Diaz, Davi Photo

Michael Farina, Tom Plotkin, Sara Gettelfinger, Kevin Chamberlin, Natascia Diaz, David Madore, Janine LaManna, Cameron Bowen, Jerome Vivona , Ann Harada, Catrice Joseph, David Engel, Joyce Chittick, Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty, Eddie Korbich, Darren Lee, Justin Greer, Cathy Rigby, Anthony Blair Hall and Stuart Zagnit

From: 
Date:
11/23/2021
Ann Harada and Darren Lee Photo

Ann Harada and Darren Lee

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Date:
11/23/2021
Darren Lee ( Gypsy winner for PACIFIC OVERTURES ) with Merwin Foard ( Gypsy winner fo Photo

Darren Lee ( Gypsy winner for PACIFIC OVERTURES ) with Merwin Foard ( Gypsy winner for La Cage Aux Folles ) Attending the Opening Night Gypsy Robe Ceremony for LA CAGE aux FOLLES at the Marquis Theatre in New York City. December 9, 2004

From: 
Date:
03/16/2020
Jonathan Cerullo, Mary Robinson, Pam Berlin, Dev Janki, Darren Lee Photo

Jonathan Cerullo, Mary Robinson, Pam Berlin, Dev Janki, Darren Lee

From: 
Date:
11/15/2019
Nina Zoie Lam, Melanie Tojio Lockyer, Steven Eng, Darren Lee   Photo

Nina Zoie Lam, Melanie Tojio Lockyer, Steven Eng, Darren Lee

From: 
Date:
11/04/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [US Tour]
Lincoln Center National Tour, 2016
Phra Alack [Replacement]

Ensemble

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Ensemble

  [Broadway]
Stephen Sondheim Tribute Benefit, 2005
Performer

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2004
Sailor

Officer

American Admiral

Manjiro (Understudy)

  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2003
Bun Foo

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2002
Ensemble/Other Roles

One of Muzzy's Boys

Ensemble

Bun Foo (Understudy)

Ching Ho (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
New York Concert, 2001
Ensemble

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2000
Ensemble

Vlad Vladikoff

Cat's Helper

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1999
Hortensio

Hortensio (Second Suitor)

Ensemble

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer Production, 1998
Dance Ensemble

Chip (Understudy)

Gabey (Understudy)

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1997
Dancer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1995
Victor / Victoria Ensemble

Jazz Hot Ensemble

Ensemble/Other Roles

Louis Says Ensemble

Les Boy

Apache Dancer

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1995
Dancer

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1992
Guy [Replacement]

Crapshooter Dance Lead [Replacement]

Ensemble [Replacement]

Crap Shooter Specialty [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Broadway Production, 1991
Ensemble

Dragon Acrobat

Vietnamese Customer

Ensemble/Other Roles

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1990
First Samurai Guard

Ninja Attacker

1st Samurai Guard; Coutier of Osaka

The Courtier of Osaka

Dancer

Osagi (Understudy) [Replacement]

Productions

[Broadway, 2004]
Associate Choreographer

Dance Captain

[US Tour, 2003]
Choreographer

[Milburn, NJ (Regional), 2002]
Choreographer






Darren Lee News

SoHo Playhouse Announces the Return of FRINGE ENCORE SERIES 2022 Photo SoHo Playhouse Announces the Return of FRINGE ENCORE SERIES 2022
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 17, 2022

Darren Lee Cole, producing director of the not-for-profit, SoHo Playhouse has announced the homecoming of the International Fringe Encore Series. This year’s Series marks a return of the world’s best emerging theater to New York City and the SoHo Playhouse, with at least one production chosen from Fringe Festivals throughout North America.

Stidley Productions to Stage MR. YUNIOSHI, A One-Man Comedy Photo Stidley Productions to Stage MR. YUNIOSHI, A One-Man Comedy
by Marissa Tomeo - May 7, 2022

Stidley Productions, Ari Stidham and David Stidham are pleased to present J. Elijah Cho as 'Mr. Yunioshi' at the Soho Playhouse Huron Club, located at 15 Vandam St, New York, NY 10013. The one-hour one-man comedy opens Wednesday, May 18th 2022 at 7:00 pm and continues Wednesday through Sundays at 7:00 pm with Sunday Matinees at 3:00 pm through Sunday, May 29th 2022. All tickets are $35.00. Tickets can be purchases at the box office, online at www.MrYunioshi.com or by telephone at (212) 691-1555. 

Riza Takahaski Announced as Host of Broadstream's New Digital Series AUTHENTICALLY YO Photo Riza Takahaski Announced as Host of Broadstream's New Digital Series AUTHENTICALLY YOU
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2022

Broadstream announced today that Authentically You, a new digital series hosted by Riza Takahaski (Mean Girls), is now available for streaming exclusively on the new, free-for-user streaming platform.

Photos: First Look At Adam Jacobs, Besty Morgan & More In Drury Lane's THE KING AND I Photo Photos: First Look At Adam Jacobs, Besty Morgan & More In Drury Lane's THE KING AND I
by Alan Henry - Apr 11, 2022

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Drury Lane Theatre's production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I. Based on 'Anna and the King of Siam' by Margaret Landon,' with music by Richard Rodgers, and book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, The King and I was originally choreographed by Jerome Robbins.

BWW Review: THE KING AND I at Drury Lane Theatre in Oakbrook Terrace Photo BWW Review: THE KING AND I at Drury Lane Theatre in Oakbrook Terrace
by Tina St. Angelo Wetzel - Apr 9, 2022

This production is simply exquisite!The current production at Drury Lane Theatre in Oakbrook Terrace, IL is Rodgers and Hammerstein's timeless story of the puzzled King of Siam and the British schoolteacher who educates more than just his children. Of course, it's The King and I. Read our critic's review!

One-Man Comedy MR YUNIOSHI Comes To Soho Playhouse Photo One-Man Comedy MR YUNIOSHI Comes To Soho Playhouse
by Stephi Wild - Mar 30, 2022

Stidley Productions, Ari Stidham and David Stidham will present J. Elijah Cho as 'Mr. Yunioshi' at the Soho Playhouse Huron Club, located at 15 Vandam St, New York, NY 10013.

Original ALADDIN Adam Jacobs to Lead Drury Lane's THE KING AND I Photo Original ALADDIN Adam Jacobs to Lead Drury Lane's THE KING AND I
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 4, 2022

Drury Lane Theatre opens its 2022/2023 season with the celebrated Tony Award-winning musical Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I. Based on 'Anna and the King of Siam' by Margaret Landon,' with music by Richard Rodgers, and book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, The King and I was originally choreographed by Jerome Robbins.

Ogunquit Playhouse Announces 90th Anniversary Season Lineup Featuring Regional Premie Photo Ogunquit Playhouse Announces 90th Anniversary Season Lineup Featuring Regional Premiere of THE CHER SHOW & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 26, 2022

Ogunquit Playhouse has announced the full schedule for its 2022 mainstage season showcasing a world premiere musical, a musical adaptation of a beloved film comedy featuring Marvin Hamlisch’s final score, a cult classic whodunit farce, and the direct-from-Broadway regional premiere of a pop-hit musical. Find out what shows are included and how to get tickets.

Choreographer Jon Rua Receives Award from STAGE DIRECTORS AND CHOREOGRAPHERS FOUNDATI Photo Choreographer Jon Rua Receives Award from STAGE DIRECTORS AND CHOREOGRAPHERS FOUNDATION
by Marissa Tomeo - Jan 23, 2022

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the not-for profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), has announced that the Breakout Award will be awarded to Jon Rua. The SDCF Awards, which will feature the presentation of the Breakout Award along with the previously announced Gordon Davidson Award and Zelda  Fichandler Award, will be hosted by Anne Kauffman virtually on Monday January 24, 2022 at 8pm ET. 

Adam Jacobs, Zachary Noah Piser & More Featured in 2022 Broadway Asian Men (BAM!) Cal Photo Adam Jacobs, Zachary Noah Piser & More Featured in 2022 Broadway Asian Men (BAM!) Calendar
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 10, 2022

The Broadway Asian Man Calendar is a celebration of the hot Asian men of Broadway. Brought to you by Unapologetically Asian in collaboration with photographer Mari Uchida, this collection is a love letter to the Asian community and aimed at dispelling the negative stereotypes that Asian men face in Media, Broadway, and beyond.

Darren Lee Videos

BWW TV: ALLEGIANCE's Darren Lee Accepts Broadway's Backbone Best Musical Ensemble Award!
by Broadway's Backbone - Jun 28, 2016

Earlier this month, BroadwayWorld announced the results for our first annual Broadway's Backbone Best Musical Ensemble Award, which went to the company of Allegiance. Darren Lee accepted the award on behalf of his cast, with the help of Broadway favorite Sean Palmer and you can check out how it all went down below!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek of Alvin Ing and Friends in Rehearsal for GOT A LOT OF LIVIN' TO DO at The Duplex
by Stage Tube - May 21, 2016

The Duplex will present stage, film and television veteran Alvin Ing in his new cabaret show - GOT A LOT OF LIVIN' TO DO - written, produced and directed by Lainie Sakakura, at The Duplex Cabaret Theatre, 61 Christopher Street (@ 7th Avenue) in New York on Monday, May 23, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. Doors open 30 minutes before showtime. BroadwayWorld has a video sneak peek of the cast in action below.

STAGE TUBE: ALLEGIANCE Opens in Final Episode of TREK TO BROADWAY
by Stage Tube - Dec 4, 2015

On the final episode of Trek to Broadway, join the company of Allegiance for all the excitement of Opening Night on Broadway. Go backstage as the cast tries to stay calm and prepare for their official debut while the fervor of celebrities and special guests arriving on the red carpet outside the Longacre Theatre. For many of those involved, opening night is a huge milestone. As their seven-year journey to the Broadway stage culminates in this night, tune in to see what happens when their dreams become a reality. 

STAGE TUBE: ALLEGIANCE's Previews Begin in Episode 7 of TREK TO BROADWAY
by Stage Tube - Nov 5, 2015

Below, go behind-the-scenes of Broadway's ALLEGIANCE with Episode 7 of the musical's 'TREK TO BROADWAY', titled 'Put on a Happy Face,' which takes a closer look at the preview period!

STAGE TUBE: ALLEGIANCE Stars George Takei and Telly Leung Chat New Musical and More
by Stage Tube - Oct 20, 2015

ALLEGIANCE stars George Takei and Telly Leung stopped by GOOD DAY NEW YORK today to discuss the new musical and its long journey to Broadway. Check out the interview below!

VIDEO: George Takei Talks Making His Broadway Debut in ALLEGIANCE
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 7, 2015

On yesterday's WENDY WILLIAMS, TV legend George Takei stopped by to talk about making his Broadway debut in the original musical ALLEGIANCE.

VIDEO: ALLEGIANCE Stars George Takei & Lea Salonga Talk Emotional Journey to Broadway
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 5, 2015

ALLEGIANCE stars George Takei and Lea Salonga talk about their emotional journey to Broadway and how they have used the power of social media to promote their new show.

VIDEO: Exclusive! Get a First-Hand Look at ALLEGIANCE's Journey in Episode 5 of TREK TO BROADWAY
by Stage Tube - Oct 3, 2015

Below, go behind-the-scenes of Broadway's ALLEGIANCE with Episode 5 of the musical's 'TREK TO BROADWAY', titled 'The Point of No Return,' featuring interviews with the cast and creative team, plus some rehearsal footage!

BWW TV: On Broadway at Last! Meet the Company of ALLEGIANCE; Plus Catch a Sneak Peek!
by TV - Press Previews - Sep 30, 2015

Broadway's Allegiance, a new musical inspired by Takei's true-life story, opens on November 8, 2015 at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street). Previews begin October 6. It features a book by Marc Acito and music and lyrics by Jay Kuo. Olivier Award nominee Stafford Arima (London's Ragtime, Off-Broadway's Bare, Carrie, Altar Boyz) directs. The company put on a press preview yesterday, and BroadwayWorld brings you interviews with the company and a sneak peek of the cast in action below!

BWW TV: ALLEGIANCE Gets Ready for Broadway - Lea Salonga, Telly Leung and More in Action!
by TV - Press Previews - Sep 29, 2015

Broadway's Allegiance, a new musical inspired by Takei's true-life story, opens on November 8, 2015 at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street). Previews begin October 6. It features a book by Marc Acito and music and lyrics by Jay Kuo. Olivier Award nominee Stafford Arima (London's Ragtime, Off-Broadway's Bare, Carrie, Altar Boyz) directs. The company put on a press preview earlier today, and BroadwayWorld brings you fully-staged footage of Lea Salonga, Telly Leung, Katie Rose Clarke and more in action below!


Darren Lee Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Darren Lee been in?
Darren Lee has appeared on Broadway in 12 shows.

How many West End shows has Darren Lee been in?
Darren Lee has not appeared in the West End