Stage Door Speed Round: SOME LIKE IT HOT’s J. Harrison Ghee

Stage Door Speed Round

J. Harrison Ghee

Dan Meyer
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February 17, 2023 9:37 AM

A pre-show playlist with Grammy winners, Broadway divas from North Carolina, and art bought at Marshalls—these are just a few of the treats in store for virtual fans waiting to meet one of this season’s hottest stars.

J. Harrison Ghee plays Jerry/Daphne in the Broadway musical Some Like It Hot and they’ve got lots to share with fans. Check out Theatrely’s latest edition of Stage Door Speed Round with J. below.

In addition Ghee, Some Like It Hot stars Christian Borle as Joe and Adrianna Hicks as Sugar, Kevin Del Aguila as Osgood, NaTasha Yvette Williams as Sweet Sue, Adam Heller as Mulligan, and Mark Lotito as Spats.

The ensemble includes several notable Broadway alums, including Angie Schworer, DeMarius Copes, and Brendon Stimson, along with Tia Altinay, TyNia René Brandon, Ian Campayno, Casey Garvin, Devon Hadsell, Ashley Elizabeth Hale, Jenny Hill, K.J. Hippensteel, Abby Matsusaka, Jarvis B. Manning Jr., Brian Thomas Martin, Amber Owens, Kayla Pecchioni, Richard Riaz Yoder, Charles South, Raena White, and Julius Williams.

Based on the MGM Oscar-winning eponymous film, Some Like It Hot features a book by Matthew López and Amber Ruffin. Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman wrote the score, with direction and choreography by Casey Nicholaw.

The production features sets by Scott Pask, costumes by Gregg Barnes, lighting by Natasha Katz, sound by Brian Ronan, hair and wigs by Josh Marquette, make-up by Milagros Medina-Cerdiera, hair and skin consulting by Cheryl Thomas, casting by Telsey & Co, and additional material by Christian Borle and Joe Farrell.

On the music team, orchestrations are by Charlie Rosen and Bryan Carter, with dance and incidental music arrangements by Glen Kelly. Mary-Mitchell Campbell is music supervisor, Darryl Archibald is music director, and Kristy Norter is music coordinator.

‍Some Like It Hot opened December 11 at the Shubert Theatre. For tickets, click here.

(Video production by Brandon Schwartz)

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Dan Meyer

After 4 years in the biz, Dan swapped out theatre for sports and is now a researcher at NBC Olympics. Spectacle remains a key passion and is dedicated to building bridges between different forms of entertainment. He has worked as a writer and editor at Theatrely and Playbill, covering Broadway and beyond. In addition, he has been published in Rolling Stone, Spy, and others.