Their Favorite Things: "Knots Landing" and Seesaw Star Michele Lee Shares Her Theatregoing Experiences

Favorite Things   Their Favorite Things: "Knots Landing" and Seesaw Star Michele Lee Shares Her Theatregoing Experiences Playbill.com's feature series Their Favorite Things asks members of the theatre community to share the Broadway performances that most affected them as part of the audience.

This week we spotlight the choices of "Knots Landing" star Michele Lee, the Tony-nominated Seesaw singing actress, who is offering Nobody Does It Like Me, The Music of Cy Coleman June 11-13 at 54 Below.

Michele Lee
Michele Lee

 Robert Morse -  How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

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A free spirit, genius acting with a creative brain, bringing the joy of a child at play.

Anthony HopkinsEquus

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It doesn’t matter what he does, he is the character.  You could see the doctor’s brain deciphering his patient without saying a word.

Tyne DalyGypsy

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She was my favorite although she wasn’t the best voice. But the portrayal was beyond the voice, and I felt her pain.  Can you imagine an audience member weeping while Miss Daly presented her “Rose's Turn”? The audience member was me!

Julie HarrisThe Belle of Amherst

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And everything she touched. 

Patti LuPoneEvita 

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The voice. Magic. And a blonde to boot.

Alan Cumming -  Cabaret 

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The layers under the man’s story, the decadence of the time, invite us in. You are almost too frightened to stay.

Gwen VerdonSweet Charity 

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Vulnerability plus dexterity = star.  She doesn’t have to sing.

Reba McEntireAnnie Get Your Gun 

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Well, she was Annie. And sang Annie from birth.

Al PacinoThe Merchant of Venice 

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I understood it. He lived down the block.

Michele Lee (Me) - Seesaw

What the hell. I was really good!

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