Tue, Apr 05|
Speaker: Mark L. Clifford I Entertainer: Lee Roy Reams
Time & Location
Apr 05, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
New York, 3 W 51st St, New York, NY 10019, USA
SPEAKER: MARK L. CLIFFORD
MARK L. CLIFFORD is president of the Committee for Freedom in Hong Kong and the former executive director of the Asia Business Council. He is editorial chair of the Asian Review of Books, a Council on Foreign Relations member, and a former board member at Next Digital. He served as editor-in-chief of both English-language papers in Hong Kong, The Standard, and the South China Morning Post. An honors history graduate of UC Berkeley and a Walter Bagehot Fellow at Columbia University, he holds a PhD from the University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong history. Visit his website, www.markclifford.org.
ENTERTAINER: LEE ROY REAMS
LEE ROY REAMS has been hailed by the New York Times as “Broadway’s song & dance man nonpareil” for his leading Broadway roles in THE PRODUCERS (Carbonell, Helen Hayes & Las Vegas Life Awards), 42ND STREET (Tony & Drama Desk Nominations), BEAUTY & THE BEAST, LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, HELLO, DOLLY!, AN EVENING WITH JERRY HERMAN, APPLAUSE, LORELEI, OKLAHOMA! & SWEET CHARITY. On Broadway, he directed the last revival of Carol Channing’s HELLO, DOLLY! & AN EVENING WITH JERRY HERMAN. His TV, concert & cabaret appearances have taken him around the world and to the White House before four U.S. Presidents (Carter, Reagan, Bush Sr. & Clinton). Most recently, he played to another sold out house at Broadway’s FEINSTEIN’S / 54 BELOW & made history as the first American male to star as Dolly in an Equity production of HELLO, DOLLY! at the Wick Theatre where he also starred in LA CAGE AUX FOLLES. He’s a board member of the CHITA RIVERA AWARDS & received the Friars Club Thespian of the Year Award. He also is the proud recipient of an Honorary Doctorate from his alma mater, CCM / University of Cincinnati.