Therese Lee
Riding the Bus to The Red Carpet
The Triad
April 23, 7pm

THERESE LEE  makes her New York debut with her new show, RIDING THE BUS TO THE RED CARPET.  In it, she recalls her days in Los Angeles as an entertainment reporter too broke to own a car, and shares what her interactions with some of Hollywood’s biggest stars during that time did to change her life forever.

The show includes an eclectic set of songs from such songwriters as Jerry Herman, Maltby & Shire, Cy Coleman, Diane Warren & Lady Gaga, Patty Griffin, John Prine and more. RIDING THE BUS TO THE RED CARPET comes to New York after its premiere at Feinstein’s at Vitello’s.

Music Director DOUG PECK  is a Los Angeles based musician and educator. He has appeared in concert with artists like Renée Fleming, Heather Headley, Michelle Williams, Lupe Fiasco, Jessie Mueller, Shemekia Copeland, John Prine, Matthew Polenzani, Kristin Chenoweth, André DeShields, Tovah Feldshuh, Sheryl Lee Ralph, and Ernestine Jackson, among many others.   The show is directed by JEFF HARNAR, a multiple MAC, Bistro and Broadway World Cabaret Award winning Director and recipient of The Noel Coward Foundation Cabaret Award.  He has directed solo shows for Tovah Feldshuh and Rita Gardner and award winning shows for Celia Berk, Dawn Derow and Margo Brown’s Broadway World Award winning “Margo sings Mercer.”

RIDING THE BUS TO THE RED CARPET plays at THE TRIAD THEATER (158 W. 72nd St.) Saturday, April 23, 2022 at 7PM.   There is a $25.00 Cover Charge with a 2 drink minimum.  Tickets can be purchased at


THERESE LEE is a versatile performer who has sung in every genre from opera and art song (in five languages) to musical theater and the Great American Songbook, she has a BA in music from UCLA and has performed her own cabaret acts in Los Angeles at the Cinegrill, the Gardenia, Masquers Cabaret  and Feinstein’s at Vitello’s.  In 2019, she participated in professional track of the St. Louis Cabaret Conference, which gave her the opportunity to work with the finest members of the cabaret community from around the country, including Marilyn Maye, Jeff Harnar, and Faith Prince.


THE TRIAD THEATER is a cabaret-style performing arts venue located on West 72nd Street on New York’s Upper West Side.  The theater has been the original home to some of the longest running Off-Broadway shows including Forever Plaid, Forbidden Broadway, Spamilton, and Secrets Every Smart Traveler Should Know.