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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