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Gabrielle Lee

Gabrielle ~Theater Graduate, Eugene O’Neill Theater Center Performance Scholar recipient, is at home in TV, film, Musical Theater, Orchestra/Big Band/Cabaret performance, popular music, American Songbook; and commercial modeling.

 

Gabrielle was recently seen in film festivals around the country in the HBO Max nominated dramatic short 27 Candles starring the amazing Michael Potts.  Her most recent Guest Star roles include Blue Bloods, Bull, God Friended Me and FBI.  She has also made previous co-star appearances on Madam Secretary, The Affair, Difficult People, The Good Wife, Law & Order and the film- Twelve.

 

Gabrielle made her NY Feinstein’s 54Below debut with her original solo show, A Tin Pan Alley Black History Celebration which acknowledges and celebrates the legacy of African American contributors of the Tin Pan Alley American Songbook Era.  Gabrielle was a featured performer on Tin Pan Alley Day 2021, and is a member of the Tin Pan Alley American Popular Music Project Committee.

 

Gabrielle has performed title roles in theater companies around the country. In April 2023 she will take on the role of Beverly Jenkins in the raucous comedy, Chicken-n-BiscuitsGabrielle reprised the role of Ada “Bricktop” Smith in Bricktop: Legend of the Jazz Age once again after having performed the role of Mrs. Dickson in Lynn Nottage’s warm, heart wrenching drama, Intimate Apparel just prior.  Her performance as Bricktop garnered recognition with the National Black Theater Festival and was selected as the featured production to open the newly restored Hansbrand Theater for the NBTF’s 30th Anniversary.  Other roles/theaters include: Broadway at Music Circus, Meadowbrook Theater, Wang Theater, The Fabulous Fox, The Greek Theater, Riverside Theater, Crossroads Theater, Shubert Theater(s), Paper Mill Playhouse, Gretna Theater and more. The productions have been as varied as the locations:  All Night Strut, (Broadway World Winner), Once On This Island, Ain’t Misbehavin, Little Shop of Horrors, Smokey Joe’s Café, Blackbirds of Broadway, Dreamgirls, Showboat, Man of La Mancha among others.

 

Gabrielle has worked as a backing vocalist and made special appearances with the New York Pops, Cab Calloway Orchestra, Ray Charles Orchestra, Aloe Blacc, Angelique Kidjo, Steely Dan, Marvin Hamlisch, Natalie Cole and Harry Belafonte.  She is a thriving solo Guest Artist globally, recurring in such countries as Switzerland, France, Holland, Germany, Asia and more.

 

Extending life beyond the mainstage Gabrielle focuses on leading benefit performances and campaigns in service to communities with her solo performances for;  Sing For Your Seniors (SFYF), Tin Pan Alley Am. Popular Music Project (TPAAPMP), as well as entertaining troops and veterans. A Woman’s ministry leader with Influence Women NY Chapter, Hope Church NY,  Co-creator of educational funding with “RiseHaiti” that provides books, learning material and college tuition to Seniors at ICCV Christian School in Port Au Prince, Haiti. Additionally, Gabrielle provides virtual book reads with Scholastic Inc. and is an active supporter of NABU -an organization that provides access to literacy Globally.  Gabrielle is most happy to be an International Ambassador granting wishes with Make-A-Wish Foundation Int’l.  SAG-AFTRA*AEA, Dramatist Guild, Writers Guild.