Stars of MSMT 1

Join performers from seasons past and be regaled with songs and stories from their starring roles while at Maine State Music Theatre. It will be a trip down memory lane that you will never forget. This is one of two “Stars” concerts. Single tickets on sale July 1.

Performers subject to change.




Robert Creighton most recently starred as Weselton in Disney’s Frozen. Other Broadway credits include: The Lion King (Timon), The Mystery Of Edwin Drood (Durdles), Anything Goes (Purser/Moonface), Chicago (Amos), The Little Mermaid (Chef Louis), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, and Jackie Mason’s Laughing Room Only. He was co-author and star of the hit Off-Broadway musical Cagney which ran at the Westside Theatre, NYC for over 500 performances. For that role he won the Fred Astaire Award for Outstanding Male Dancer and was nominated for the Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards as Best Lead Actor in a Musical.  Last season he was a recurring guest star on the CBS series The Good Fight. Other guest-starring roles include “Elementary,” “Law & Order,” “The Family,” and “Life on Mars”. At MSMT, he has starred as Igor in Young Frankenstein; Luther Billis in South Pacific; and Peter in Peter Pan.


Lauren Blackman is perhaps best known for originating the role of Tsarina Alexandra in the Broadway Company of Anastasia. She has performed at dozens of regional theatres across the country, including MSMT where she starred as Irene Malloy in Hello, Dolly!; Marian in The Music Man; Betty in Sunset Boulevard; and Mary Poppins in Mary Poppins. She has also starred as Irene Malloy in the National Tour of Hello, Dolly! and can be heard on the Original Cast Album of Salzman and Cunningham’s Next Thing You Know, where she originated the role of Lisa.


Charis Leos has  appeared in shows at MSMT for 15 years, including most recently as Dolly Levi in Hello, Dolly! Other roles she is known for at MSMT include Ms. Adelaide, Guys and Dolls; Rose, Gypsy; Louise, Always, Patsy Cline; Georgie, The Full Monty; Mdm. Thenardier, Les Misérables; Mama Morton, Chicago; Paulette, Legally Blonde; Ms. Hannigan, Annie; The Chaperone, The Drowsy Chaperone; and Frau Blucher, Young Frankenstein.


Kingsley Leggs has appeared on Broadway in Sister Act (original Curtis), The Color Purple (original Mister 2005) and Miss Saigon. National and International tours include Porgy and Bess, Sister Act, Miss Saigon, Ragtime, It Ain’t Nothing but the Blues and Forbidden Hollywood. His television credits include: “The Americans,” “The Good Wife,” “Law and Order: SVU,” “One Life to Live,” and  “City of Angels.” At MSMT, Kingsley starred as Curtis in Sister Act and Noah (Horse) T Simmons in The Full Monty.