Denise Lee

Denise Lee Headlines Community Cast Party

WaterTower Theatre's third annual event, on Sept. 10, features Lee performing her cabaret Too Old, Too Fat, Too Black.

published Thursday, August 25, 2016

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AddisonWaterTower Theatre will kick off its 2016-17 season with the third annual Community Cast Party. Headlining that event will be Denise Lee, performing her cabaret Too Old, Too Fat, Too Black: Songs I'll Never Sing on Broadway. The event features other performances, food, drinks and more.

Below is the full press release from WaterTower:


Community Cast Party Co-Chairs Stan Graner, Corky Pledger, Deborah Staggs and Maureen Anderson today announced details for the third Annual Community Cast Party.  The party will be held on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at WaterTower Theatre from 7 pm to 11 pm.  The Community Cast Party, is designed to attract a wide audience of patrons who are interested in supporting WaterTower Theatre while enjoying an evening of entertainment with cuisine offered from many fine local restaurants.  Attendees will have a unique opportunity to mix and mingle with many artists from the DFW theatre community at the “open house” style event, where everyone is welcome.

The entertainment will feature Denise Lee performing her one-woman show “Too Old, Too Fat, Too Black – Songs I’ll Never Sing on Broadway.”  The evening will also include performances of Broadway-style music from Monique Abry, Whitney Coulter, Olivia De Guzman Emile, Alex Heika, and Kyle Montgomery, accompanied by Mark Mullino.  In addition, the NY Goofs will present “Goofball Cabaret” – a hilarious performance from members of the DFW clowning community, and The Victims will be performing an evening of improv comedy.

Featured restaurants offering cuisine tastings include Carrabba's Italian Kitchen, The Egg and I Restaurant, Outback Steak House, BJ’s Brewhouse, The Lazy Dog Restaurant, Mesero, Consuming Passion and more.

Tickets are $50 per person.  Underwriting levels start at $250, $500, $1000 and $2500.    A $25 per person ticket is available to “industry” members (artists of the DFW theatre community), and to patrons 35 and under.  Tickets are on sale now.  Tickets are available online at, by phone by calling 972-450-6232, or in-person at the WaterTower Theatre Box Office located at 15650 Addison Road, Addison, Texas 75001.

The Community Cast Party is a “fun”-raising event and all funds go to support WaterTower Theatre’s artistic and education programs. A portion of the ticket is tax-deductible.

The Organizing Committee for The Community Cast Party is lead by Co-Chairs Stan Graner, Corky Pledger, Debbie Staggs, and Maureen Anderson, and the Committee leadership consists of Wade W. Owens, Jeff Laceky, Michael Canterbury, Jeanette Johnson, April Bosworth, Rose Colarossi, Kelsey Leigh Ervi, Garrett Reeves, and Greg Patterson. Thanks For Reading

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