Justin Allen Tate on Recovery and Putting in the Work

Heart attack survivor, stroke survivor, and slaying it in heels 4 times a week as Lola in the Opera House Theatre Company production of KINKY BOOTS. Hear what Justin Allen Tate has to say about his health journey, putting in the work, and returning to the Land of Lola.

Listen to “Recovery and Resilience with Justin Allen Tate” on Spreaker.

About the Guest

Justin Allen Tate ( Mr. Mid-South Pride 2020) returns to the Memphis stage after recently being named the 2019 Broadway World Regional Best Actor in a Musical for his performance of Lola in Kinky Boots at POTS. National Broadway Tour Credits include Smokey Joe’s Cafe, Flashdance & Cirque Dreams. Favorite Regional Credits include Violet, The Legend of Georgia McBride, and Memphis the Musical. Justin has been a Lead Featured Vocalist for Royal Caribbean International and Holland America Line for five years. A Background Vocalist for Blake Shelton, Gene Simmons of KISS and K. Michelle. T.V. Appearances: Wedding at Graceland ( Hallmark ), The Deuce ( HBO), ELLEN (NBC) & Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin Eve, twice. He is a former four-year member of the USO Show Troupe, entertaining our military and their families around the world including tours in Hawaii & South Korea. He graduated from the American Musical & Dramatic Academy in New York City. And most of honored to serve as your King of Mid-South Pride 2020.


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