Ep. 92: A Candid Conversation with Ashlee Latimer (aka Mx. Thief)
Ashlee Latimer nurtured The Lightning Thief’s fan base on social media for almost three years as Mx. Thief, right up until the show closed on Broadway just over a year ago. Hear what she has to say to Lauren about the power of community.
About the Guest
Ashlee Latimer is a producer and writer based in New York City. Co-producing projects include: The Inheritance (Broadway), Once On This Island (Tony Award), The Jungle (West End), and Be More Chill (Broadway, Off-Broadway). In addition to her work with Hunter Arnold’s production company, TBD, Ashlee has assisted artists such as Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton) and Tim Federle (High School Musical: The Musical: The Series); worked with major NYC theatre companies in various capacities, including Roundabout Theatre Company, Disney Theatrical Group, and Broadway Across America; and most recently was the Brand Strategist for The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical. Through her work with UpLift (Hunter Arnold’s underrepresented producer initiative), as a co-producer on the Broadway revival of Once On This Island, in 2018 Ashlee became the first openly genderfluid person to win a Tony Award. To connect with Ashlee and find out about her upcoming writing projects, visit her Patreon page.
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