There is masses of tap dance on faucet as the brand new musical Lights Out imagines a assembly among the mythical entertainer Nat "King" Cole and Sammy Davis Jr. This "Unforgettable" look into the soul of an American icon finds Cole about to tape the closing of his groundbreaking Christmas range suggests for TV, even as Davis is urging him to "go out with a bang."
Reprising their roles from a bought-out run at People’s Light & Theater in Philadelphia are Emmy nominee Dule Hill West Wing, Psych, Bring in ‘da Noise, Bring in ‘da Funk, who stars as Cole, with Hamilton's Daniel J. Watts as Davis. Making its West Coast most appropriate at the Geffen Playhouse in L. A., Lights Out capabilities traditional hits like “Nature Boy”, “It’s a Good Day” and “Smile” in a production the Philadelphia Inquirer referred to as “profound, bold, huge-ranging and dreamlike”.
His theater profession of over 26 years spans the West End, Broadway, Off-Broadway, Australia, France and regional theaters across America. The multi-hyphenate has two television collection within the works for AMC and HBO, which he'll executive produce and write.