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Broadway choreographer visits Staples Players

Published 1:26 pm, Tuesday, March 5, 2013
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Broadway actress and choreographer Baayork Lee, who was cast as the original Connie Wong in Broadway's "A Chorus Line," visited the Staples Players' cast for the musical on Tuesday, Feb. 26.

Lee, who was involved in the play's creation and choreographed its 2006 Broadway revival, talked to the cast about the importance of loving what one does.

She also told several stories about her experiences working with Michael Bennett, the 1975 musical's creator, and the original cast in the Broadway musical.

Following her talk, she warmed up with the cast and reviewed the original choreography performed in the Staples production.

Performances of "A Chorus Line" will take place in the Staples High School auditorium, 70 North Ave., at 7:30 p.m. Fridays, March 15 and 22, and Saturdays, March 16 and 23; 3 p.m. March 17; and 7 p.m. March 21.

Tickets are available for $10 for students and $15 for adults at Staplesplayers.com and will also be available at the door 30 minutes prior to the show. Cash or checks only accepted at the door.

Visit staplesplayers.com or call 203-341-1310 for information and performance schedules.