HOLLYWOOD —With one of the greatest pedigrees in broadway history, Lee Roy Reams won critical acclaim as Roger DeBris in the First National Tour of Mel Brooks’s musical hit, “The Producers” as well as Lumiere in Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast,” Albin/ZaZa in “La Cage Aux Folles,” Cornelius Hackl in “Hello Dolly!” and Henry Spofford in “Lorelei” (both starring Carol Channing), Duane Fox in “Applause” starring Lauren Bacall, Will Parker in Richard Rodgers’s revival of “Oklahoma!” Bob Fosse’s “Sweet Charity” starring Gwen Verdon, and “An Evening With Jerry Herman.” His regional theatre roles include Captain Hook in “Peter Pan,” Toddy in “Victor/Victoria,” Alfred P. Doolittle in “My Fair Lady” and Phil Davis in “White Christmas.” On Broadway, he directed “Hello, Dolly!” (Tony Nomination/Best Revival) and “An Evening With Jerry Herman.” He also directed “Anything Goes” starring Chita Rivera and productions of “Hello, Dolly!” starring Madeline Kahn, JoAnne Worley, Michelle Lee and Nicole Crosille in Paris.
Reams is also the resident director of “Theatre Guild’s Theatre at Sea” whose stars include Patricia Neal, Gena Rowlands, Rosemary Harris, Zoe Caldwell, Ed Asner, Cliff Robertson, Eli Wallach and Anne Jackson among others. His television credits include: “Jerry Herman at the Hollywood Bowl” (PBS and Bravo), “Showboat” (PBS), “In Performance at the White House” (PBS), three Tony Award Shows, “Night of 100 Stars II,” and “The Tonight Show.” Concerts and Cabaret have taken him to the White House and around the world: Venice’s Teatro La Fenice, Brazil’s Manaus Opera House, The Istanbul Hilton, New York’s Carnegie Hall (New York Pops and Cincinnati Pops), New York’s Town Hall, Tennessee Williams Fine Arts Center, London’s Palladium, Manhattan’s Firebird Cafe and Rockefeller Center’s Rainbow & Stars. He’s had the honor of performing for four U.S. Presidents: Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, George H. Bush and Bill Clinton.
WHAT: The Magic Castle offers yet another great Broadway star to the stage of Cabaret at the Castle with Lee Roy Reams. The man who columnist Liz Smith called “Broadway’s Darling” and the New York Times hailed as “Broadway’s song and dance man nonpareil” is scheduled to appear for one night only. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Sealed With A Wish Foundation, Inc. sealedwithawish.org
WHEN: Tuesday, April 13 – Doors 7 p.m. – Show 8 p.m.
WHERE: The Inner Circle at the Magic Castle, 7001 Franklin Ave., Hollywood, Calif. 90028
TICKETS: $35 for reserved tables $30 for non-members, Call 323-851-3313 x434
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