biography

Ken Lear

 NEW YORK: The Radio City Christmas Spectacular (Featured Singer).  OFF BROADWAY: Mrs. Smiths Broadway Cat-Tacular (Broadway Boy/Piano Player), Naked Boys Singing! (Swing).  REGIONAL:  Million Dollar Quartet (Jerry Lee Lewis/Show Palace Theater).   Carole's Kings (2A Productions/Florida Studio Theatre), Palace Theater (New Hampshire), New Music Theatre of San Francisco (world premier of Chance), Carousel Dinner Theater (Ohio), Cleveland Playhouse.  CRUISE SHIPS: Carnival Playlist Productions (Vocal Captain/Miami, FL), AIDA Entertainment (Hamburg, Germany).  TRAINING: Baldwin-Wallace Univeristy Conservatory, Dept of Music Theatre.  Proud member of Actors Equity Association.  



Ken is also an accomplished vocal coach and music director in New York City.  He has music directed several cabaret shows at The Metropolitan Room (NYC) and has served as musical director for the Palace Theater Summer Series (Manchester, NH).  Ken’s voice clients have worked on Broadway, National Tours, and Internationally.  His first self produced, music directed, and piano/conducted project premiered at Greenroom 42 in NYC in December 2018.  It was called “The 80’s Benefit for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS” and featured incredible Broadway talent.  He is currently serving as the Resident Music Director at the Show Palace Theater in Hudson, Florida for the 2019-2020 season.