Episode 25: Nathan Lee Graham (Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music)
In This Episode
In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk to actor and singer Nathan Lee Graham about Lena Horne’s 1981 live album, Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music. They also discuss André De Shields, Billy Porter, Mame, Robin de Jesús, Showboat, Angela Lansbury, Jesus Christ Superstar, Judy Garland, Jenifer Lewis, James Brown III, Hal Prince, Susan Stroman, and Eartha Kitt. Nathan talks about social activism through art and how performers like Lena and Eartha have influenced his career. Nathan has starred on Broadway in beloved shows such as Priscilla, Queen of the Desert and Michael John LaChiusa’s The Wild Party. He’s appeared in the hit films Zoolander, Sweet Home Alabama, and Hitch, and on TV shows such as The Comeback, Absolutely Fabulous, and Katy Keene.