Forward Flux Productions opened the west coast premiere of the new play The Wedding Gift. The play features J as Torosh, the father of a princess who receives an in interesting gift at an other-worldly wedding, set in the distant future.
J will be singing “Delivery” by Lin-Manuel Miranda and “Lovin’ Al” by Micki Grant from the musical Working as part of a staged reading produced by Showtunes Theatre Company at Benaroya Hall on May 7 + 8
J’s essay The Problem of Diversity in Seattle Theatre Stems from Implicit Assumptions and ‘White Fragility’ received over 6,000 page views from across the country, sparked conversation on reddit, and got a mention in The Stranger Slog.
- Words, music and more keep ‘Passing Strange’ exuberantly real -Seattle Times
- The Sly Knowingness of Passing Strange -The Stranger
- PASSING STRANGE from Sidecountry Delivers the Poetic Beauty of a Rock and Roll Life – BroadwayWorld
“Passing Strange,” LeRoy Bell & cast are, simply, amazing! – NW Groove
J participated in a private developmental reading of the new musical Happy People, at Village Theatre in Issaquah, WA outside of Seattle. J had a great time working with the musical’s composer and book writer Matthew Robinson
J recently participated in the Beta version of Forward Flux’s Collaborate:Create.