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[Broadway]
New York Concert, 2001
Mr. Morgan

The M.C.

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1981
Mr. Morgan [Replacement]

The M.C. [Replacement]

Marty (Understudy) [Replacement]

Lee Summers Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2004]
ORIGINAL SONGS BY
 
[New York, 2004]
Musical Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2003]
ORIGINAL SONGS BY
Producer

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Freda Payne Brings A TRIBUTE TO ELLA FITZGERALD to Marin Center's Showcase Theatre

Motown, Broadway, concert and multi-Grammy-nominated recording star Freda Payne will present her nationally acclaimed musical show, A Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald, for one-night only Friday, February 16 at 8 p.m. at Marin Center's Showcase Theatre.

Submissions Now Open For Live & In Color's 2024 Season

Live & In Color is accepting submissions for their 2024 Fall retreat at the Bingham Camp. Playwrights, composers, and lyricists of color and underrepresented communities can submit their new musicals with a 4-actor cast limit. Selected submissions will receive a $1,000 stipend, housing, meals, and travel.

Live & In Color To Develop WE START IN MANHATTAN This Fall At The Bingham Camp

After a record-breaking cross country search for a new musical, Live & In Color announces WE START IN MANHATTAN by Ariella Serur and Sav Souza as the musical to be developed during the company's 2023 fall retreat.

Live & In Color Announces Raquel Almazan As The Recipient Of The 2023 June Bingham New Playwright Commission

The June Bingham New Playwright Commission honors the legacy of the late artist and playwright, June Bingham, by providing support to a new generation of early-career women/femme and/or non-binary storytellers as they seek to create work that manifests change in the world. Director and Arts Leader, Abigail Grubb, serves as the Program's Director and Co-Founder alongside Live & In Color's Artistic Director and June Bingham's nephew, Devanand Janki.

Meadow Brook Theatre's 2023-2024 Kicks Off This Summer

Featuring audience favorite shows as well as four Michigan Premieres, Meadow Brook Theatre’s 2023-2024 season has something for everyone!

Live & In Color Presents ARE WE THERE YET?! A Musical Road Trip hosted by Ann Harada.

Pack your bags! Live & In Color is taking a tour of the artists and pieces pushing the industry toward equity and inclusion. The evening will feature a roadmap of songs from Live & In Color's artistic community and will serve as a fundraiser to support the company's continued mission to develop commercially bound plays and musicals created by artists who exist within the intersections of underrepresented identities and center inclusion.

Winners Announced For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Hawaii Awards

The winners have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Hawaii Awards, honoring the best in regional productions, touring shows, and more which had their first performance between October 1, 2021 through September 30, 2022.

12 Days Left To Vote For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Hawaii Awards; Hawaii Performing Arts Festival Leads Favorite Local Theatre!

The latest standings as of Monday, December 19th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Hawaii Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Latest Stats Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Hawaii Awards; at Hawaii Performing Arts Festival Leads Best Ensemble Performance!

The latest standings as of Monday, December 12th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Hawaii Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Latest Standings Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Hawaii Awards; Hawaii Performing Arts Festival Leads Favorite Local Theatre!

The latest standings as of Monday, December 5th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Hawaii Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

First Stats Released For The BroadwayWorld Hawaii Awards; Hawaii Performing Arts' HAIR Leads Best Musical

The first live standings have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Hawaii Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Live & In Color Is Now Accepting Musical Theatre Submissions For 2023 Fall Retreat

Live & In Color has announced that they are now accepting musical theatre submissions for their 2023 fall retreat at the Bingham Camp. This opportunity is open to playwrights, composers & lyricists of color and/or other underrepresented communities interested in developing their new musical.

Submissions Are Now Open For Live & In Color's 2023 June Bingham New Playwright Commission

Live & In Color has announced the opening of applications for the 2023 June Bingham New Playwright Commission. This program provides holistic creation and development support to early-career femme and/or non-binary playwrights to take a play from inception through a first reading.

Review: Freda Payne and her 'Band' of Gold Marvel in ELLA: FIRST LADY OF SONG at The Madison Theatre At Molloy College

What did our critic think of ELLA: FIRST LADY OF SONG at The Madison Theatre At Molloy College?

Kevin Ramsey Joins The Hartt School as New Director of the Theatre Division

Broadway veteran Kevin Ramsey has been hired as the new Director of the Theatre Division of The Hartt School at University of Hartford. He will begin this August. 

Josephine Rose Roberts & Kaitlyn Black to Star in SQUIRREL SCREAMS AND OTHER DATING SOUNDS

This week, the second show of its season begins performances in the downstairs Hays Theatre June 16–July 9: the premiere of Squirrel Screams and Other Dating Sounds starring Kaitlyn Black from TV’s Heart of Dixie and Josephine Rose Roberts (Rock of Ages on Broadway).

Live & In Color Announces The Recipient Of The June Bingham New Playwright Commission

The June Bingham New Playwright Commission honors the legacy of the late artist and playwright June Bingham by providing support to a new generation of early-career women/femme and/or non-binary storytellers as they seek to create work that creates change.

Celebrate the Artists of LIVE & IN COLOR at The Green Room 42 With Host BD Wong

Head over to the Green Room 42 on 6/02 to celebrate the work of Live & In Color and all the artists that have come through their doors! The fundraiser will be hosted by Tony Award Winner BD Wong and will feature songs from all the different pieces Live & In Color has created throughout the years. This concert will be a fundraiser to help support the company's mission to develop talent with the goal of diversity and inclusion at its core.

CAROUSEL, IN THE HEIGHTS, XANADU and More Announced for Madison Theatre Series

The Madison Theatre at Molloy College in Rockville Centre, Long Island will launch its Signature Theater Series this summer with top artists from the worlds of Broadway, music & TV on fully staged productions of In The Heights, Xanadu and All Shook Up, plus the NY premiere of Ella, First Lady of Song starring Grammy-nominated singer & actress Freda Payne, and the world premiere of the play Squirrel Screams and Other Dating Sounds.

BWW Blog: WandaVision & An Acting Education Helped Me Accept My Autism. But Not in the Way You Might Think.

The more I learned about autism, the more I wanted to help the autistic community, especially because there is so little autism representation in media and art. I wrote a lengthy paper that proposed that special interests are the key to directing neurodivergent actors. Autists are experts in their special interests, and using specific parts of their special interest as reference allows a clear understanding of what is being asked. The step-by-step process is already complete by recalling a topic where the knowledge is already possessed. I used WandaVision as an example and explained how my method would work.

Lee Summers FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Lee Summers has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

Lee Summers has not appeared in the West End.

Lee Summers has written 2 shows including From My Hometown (Bookwriter), The Funkentine Rapture (Bookwriter).

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