Summer of Love at Playhouse with Michelle Lee


The Ogunquit Playhouse is thrilled to announce that star of film, television and stage, the renowned Michelle Lee will headline in the East Coast Premiere of the new Roger Bean musical “Summer of Love” on stage June 22 through July 16. Michelle Lee has starred on Broadway, in feature and television films and recorded and performed with legends of the entertainment industry. Ms. Lee is known world-wide form her Emmy nominated role as Karen Mackenzie in the landmark CBS series “Knots Landing”.
Michelle will star in the role of Mama, the earth mother of the Golden Gate Park band of hippies, in the Ogunquit Playhouse production of “Summer of Love “. This new musical by Roger Bean showcases the powerful music of the late 1960s by some of the most influential artists of the love generation including the Mamas and the Papas, Donovan, Janis Joplin, Jefferson Airplane, with songs that include “Dream a Little Dream of Me”, “Get Together”, “Piece of My Heart”, “White Rabbit”, “Spinning Wheel”, “Happy Together” and many more. Be prepared for a head on collision between cultures when a conservative bride runs away from the altar and runs into a VW bus full of hippies from Haight-Ashbury. With a little help from the hippies and the dropouts of San Francisco, she comes to realize she has to make her own kind of music. Take a trip down memory lane, remember your glory days and most of all enjoy the music! You’ll love the flower power, feel-good musical experience!


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