She is Diana Ross on the national stage of “Motown: The Musical.” Meet the lovely actress /singer playing the legendary singer.
Video Content: Allison Semmes (2014)
In the edited TV version, SIDEWALKS host Richard R. Lee interviews the actress/singer about her career and playing Diana Ross in the first national tour of “Motown: The Musical.”
[The complete interview below]
Born in Chicago, Allison Semmes is a rising actress /singer, who is making a name for herself as Diana Ross in the national tour of “Motown: The Musical.” Prior to the traveling tour in the Berry Gordy-written show, she played Florence Ballard in the Broadway cast of “Motown: The Musical” in New York. Semmes also was in the Broadway hit, “The Book of Mormon,” as well as the national tour of “The Color Purple.” Some of her regional credits include “Dreamgirls,” “Bubbling Brown Sugar,” “The Wiz,” and “Candide.”
Recorded: August 22, 2014
Host / Producer: Richard R. Lee
Videographer: J.P. Langston
Editor: Richard R. Lee
Special Thanks To: Motown, Linda Stewart and It Is Done Communications, Brendan Dolby and Clift Hotel in San Francisco, CA
The Complete Interview:
In the complete interview in HD, she discusses more about the national stage show and her future career goals.