Heather Lee

Heather LeeHeather Lee (Flora, Mrs. Sullivan, Alexandra, Carmella, Sadie, No Way to Treat a Lady) created the role of stripper Tessie Tura in the Broadway revival of Gypsy starring Bernadette Peters and directed by Academy Award-winner Sam Mendes. She originated the role of Babette, "the saucy French maid turned Feather Duster" in the first national production of Disney's Beauty & the Beast at The Shubert Theatre in Los Angeles and made her Broadway debut in Guys and Dolls directed by Jerry Zaks. 

Regional credits include the re-imagining of The Wiz as "Addaperle the-Good Witch of the North", Palm Beach: The Screwball Musical and Elmer Gantry, all at La Jolla Playhouse and directed by Des McAnuff; The Foreigner (Atlanta's Alliance Theatre), The Rocky Horror Show (New Mexico Rep), the Beggar Woman in Sweeney Todd (Sacramento Music Circus) as well as numerous roles at various CLO's across the country. 

In the Los Angeles area, she starred as ruthless Beauty Queen Diana Devereaux opposite Gregory Harrison in Of Thee I Sing at Reprise!, A New Brain (Reprise!), Doris McAfee in Bye Bye Birdie (CLOSBC), Dolly Tate in Annie Get Your Gun (CLOSBC), Tintypes (Rubicon Theatre), First Lady Suite (The Blank Theatre), Expecting Isabel (Mark Taper Forum), and Birds (South Coast Rep). 

Television credits include: the new ABC pilot My American Family, Bouncers (series regular), Desperate Housewives, Numb3rs, According to Jim, NYPD Blue, Wings, Frasier, and many others. 

Heather appeared as a soloist at Lincoln Center's American Songbook series in Michael John La Chiusa's The Girly Show. Recordings: Carols for a Cure, First Lady Suite, and Gypsy (Grammy Award for Best Show Album).

April, 2009