Episode #1: The Chorus Line Reunion!
What a way to launch a podcast. Donna is joined by “Chorus Line” cast mates Priscilla Lopez, Baayork Lee and Kelly Bishop for an hour of magical storytelling about Bob Fosse, Michael Bennett and their own extraordinary lives and careers. These dear friends reunite to dish at Sardis for the first time in a very long time.
Triple threat, Tony winner Priscilla Lopez brought her own story at the High School of Performing Arts to life as Diana Morales. She also originated roles in “Anna in the Tropics”, “A Day in Hollywood/Night in the Ukraine” and “In The Heights” and is active in film and television.
“Chorus Line” star Baayork Lee, an actor, singer, dancer, choreographer, director and author received a special Tony Award in 2017 for her work with the National Asian Artists Project. Baayork made her Broadway debut at age 5 as Princess Yink Yawolak in the original “King and I”.
Tony-winning actor/singer/dancer Kelly Bishop is known for enumerable iconic roles including Shelia in “A Chorus Line”, as Baby Houseman’s mother in “Dirty Dancing” and as matriarch Emily Gilmore in “The Gilmore Girls”.
Produced by Dori Berinstein and Alan Seales, music composed by Matthew Sklar.
Part of the Broadway Podcast Network.
Every episode is recorded live at the legendary Sardi's restaurant, 234 W 44th St, New York, NY 10036. Thank you so very much to Max Klimavicius, Sean Ricketts, Beth Shafeman and the entire Sardi’s family for your tremendous kindness and delicious cuisine!