(Hayley Levitt’s interview appeared on Theatermania, 7/23.)
Lee hands Disney star Ross Lynch his theatrical debut with a side of theater history.
"We started the term 'triple threat,'" said Baayork Lee, A Chorus Line's original pint-size ballerina Connie Wong. Since originating the role in 1975, Lee has carried on the work of A Chorus Line creator Michael Bennett by choreographing or directing over 40 productions of the game-changing musical, which follows a group of chorus dancers through a soul-bearing audition. Over the course of this long tenure, she's employed thousands of those triple threats she and the show's first company indirectly helped to mold — a field that now includes the starry cast of her Hollywood Bowl mounting, running for three performances from July 29-31.