Lee, who also appeared in the Off-Broadway revival Bare, has been seen on Broadway in Spring Awakening and the first version of Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark.
Twelve singers from across the country will perform on the Sunday night episode of the new reality series, which will air 9-11 PM ET.
Other contestants include Egypt Dixon, Megan Tibbits, Rye Davis, Shameia Crawford, Austin French, Deedra Ervin, April Lockhart, Trinitii (group ages 19-30), Will Roth, Adam Jaymes and Sonnet Simmons.
Singer-songwriter Josh Groban is host, and country music superstar Brad Paisley, music sensation Kesha and hip hop artist and actor Ludacris comprise the panel on "Rising Star," in which the audience has the final say in who wins.
To vote, home judges (viewers) can download the Rising Star ABC app through the Apple App Store, Windows Market Place, or the Google Play Store.
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