LEESA FREED LEESA FREED has stage managed the Colony productions of The Best of Enemies, The Road to Appomattox, What I Learned in Paris, Miracle on South Division Street, Falling for Make Believe, I'll Be Back Before Midnight, Dames at Sea, Shooting Star, The All Night Strut!, Bell Book and Candle, Free Man of Color, Better Angels, Visiting Mr. Green, 2 Pianos 4 Hands, Candida, Mary's Wedding, The Voice of the Prairie, The Immigrant, Almost, Maine, The Thousandth Night, Rounding Third, Stage Struck, Musical of Musicals. The Musical!, Billy Bishop Goes to War, The Grand Tour, Accomplice, Ladies of the Camellias, The Drawer Boy, and the multi-award winning productions of Trying and Toys in the Attic

Other stage managing credits include Dancing at Lughnasa at the Rubicon Theatre; The Night of the Hunter at the New 42nd Street Studios in New York City; Dream, The Lyrics and Music of Johnny Mercer and Loesser Is More, The Music of Frank Loesser, for S.T.A.G.E. and Something Wonderful, The Richard Rodgers Centennial, and Tap Your Troubles Away, The Words and Music of Jerry Herman for The Actors' Fund, all at the Luckman Fine Arts Complex; J For J at the Court Theatre; Impact at Ford Field in Detroit; Hooray For Hollywood, The Music of Johnny Mercer at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco; and Help is On The Way For the Holidays at The Herbst Theatre in San Francisco. 

Other stage managing credits include the Geffen Playhouse production of War Music,  Broadway Goes To The Movies for and with Stefanie Powers benefiting the William Holden Wildlife Foundation, Dancing at Lughnasa with Bonnie Franklin, Susan Clark and Stephanie Zimbalist at the Rubicon Theatre; The Night of the Hunter at the New 42nd Street Studios in New York City; Dream, The Lyrics and Music of Johnny Mercer and Loesser Is More, The Music of Frank Loesser, for S.T.A.G.E (with stars such as Mary Jo Catlett, Carole Cook, Tyne Daly, Nancy Dussault, Betty Garrett, Rod McKuen, Honey Sanders and Sally Struthers), Something Wonderful, The Richard Rodgers Centennial, and Tap Your Troubles Away, The Words and Music of Jerry Herman (with Carol Channing, Angela Lansbury and Bernadette Peters) for The Actors' Fund;  J For J with John Ritter at the Court Theatre; Impact at Ford Field with Gladys Knight in Detroit; Hooray For Hollywood, The Music of Johnny Mercer and Help is On The Way For the Holidays for Help Is on The Way in San Francisco. 

Other stage managing credits include productions at the Geffen Playhouse, the Rubicon Theatre, the Victory Theatre, Odyssey Theatre, and Theatre West. Leesa has stage managed many award shows and benefits, too many to mention, and in fact most she doesn?t even remember who the beneficiary was.

Leesa is most proud of producing the critically acclaimed Betty Garrett, Closet Songwriter.

She was the Associate Producer on the 2008 production of My Old Friends at the Victory Theatre Center here in Burbank.

By day, Leesa is an attorney with Raffalow, Rhoads & Bretoi in Los Angeles.

September, 2015