About Lynnie Godfrey
FROM THE MIND TO THE PAGE...FROM THE PAGE TO THE STAGE AND SCREEN....A PROCESS AND A JOURNEY...
As A Producer:
CORPORATE PHENOM... MR. KWAME SALTER and
FABULOUS FILM AND TV PERSONALITY ....MS. ANNA MARIA HORSFORD JOIN THE TEAM OF GODLEE ENTERTAINMENT...
WE at GODLEE Entertainment Inc. are honored to announce our partnership with two exciting personalities of the corporate and show business industries.
Mr. Kwame Salter.... retired Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Kraft Foods and is President of the Salter Consulting Group LLC and Adjunct Professor of Business at Concordia University Chicago.
Ms. Anna Maria Horsdford of AMEN fame (she played Thelma Frye and Ms. Lynnie Godfrey played her best friend Jackie Dunn on the series). Ms. Horsford appeared in the Wayans Bros series and as Craig Jones' mother Betty in FRIDAY and FRIDAY AFTER NEXT....
Ms. Horsford joins the cast of the BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL after July 3...watch for her!!!!
We welcome them and share the common goal of finding and presenting new works as reading presentations and occasionally following them to the maturation of full productions.
As A Director:
Ms. Godfrey is directing another reading of the play UNENTITLED by Charles White. It is scheduled to be presented in New York City this fall. It is a play about a contemporary Black Family and how they deal with greed, prosperity and property ownership.
The reading was recently presented at the ArtsQuest Performing Arts Center in Bethlehem, PA to a capacity audience and was received enthusiastically....(see article below).
The reading was co produced by ArtsQuest and GodLee Entertainment, Inc. and was also sponsored by Air Products. It was an Equity approved reading .
Lynnie Godfrey is proud to make two announcements.
She will be directing an encore reading perdofrmance of UNENTITLED by Charles White at the Susan Batson Studios. The studios are located at 300 West 43rd Street in New York City. There is no fee for admission. A reservation number will be set up quite soon. Her next project has Ms. Godfrey directing and appearing in the reading of the premiere the definitive version of ....AN AMERICAN DREAM...DESTROYED....(a working title) a story of the 1921 Race Riot in Greenwood, Oklahoma (the Negro Wall Street) by Celeste Bedford Walker at the Arts Quest Performing Arts Center October 19, 2015 @ 7 PM...followed by a New York City reading...TBA
As A Performer:
Ms. Godfrey has performed with some of the most wonderful musicians in Lehigh Valley; performing Classic...Standard Songs.
Her next live performance will be Saturday, January 23, 2016 with the orchestra of Miller Symphony Hall in their POPS Series with arrangements by Ken Moyer.
Bringing her Broadway and Hollywood influences to the evening, she will display her own unique treatment to songs from composers like: George and Ira Gershwin, Cole Porter, Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Johnny Mercer, Johnny Burke and Jimmy Van Heusen, Stephen Sondheim, the Beatles and that is just a start .....plus an original work from. the Lehigh Valley composer Bob Alexander...
Come ....relive your memories, create more memories, listen to stories and enjoy some of the most wonderful and sophisticated music ever composed !!!!
See the schedule and make your reservations!!!!!
Purchase her debut CD...LYNNIE GODFREY....DOING IT HER WAY... and the Holiday CD...SPENDING THE HOLIDAYS WITH LYNNIE GODFREY...right here on her website!
Ms. Godfrey is producing an Evening that salutes the one and only incomparable Melba Tolliver ... Thursday, Oct 1, 2015 in ArtQuest's ARTISTS AMONG US Program. Ms. Tolliver is the first Black Network (ABC) News Anchor.
Ms. Godfrey still works on her Cabaret presentation concentrating on certain composers..... to be announced.
As A Writer
Finally this winter, her show business and lesson stories are being published by Blue Heron Book Works, LLC....an exact release date is to be announced.
by George W. Harris If you want a little swing in your Christmas stocking, here’s a nice one for you. Vocalist Lynnie Godfrey teams up with Roger Latzgo/p-g, Neil Wetzel/sax-fl, Anthony Marino/b and Gary Rissmiller/dr as the main team on this collection of traditional Natal tunes. Her mezzo soprano voice has a warm vibrato, and she knows how to step up to the plate with some bopping on ”Let it Snow” but can also keep it soft and gentle with Wtzel’s sax on the fragrant “Winter Wonderland.” She gets coy with Marino on “Santa Baby,” but saves the best for a wonderfully intimate duet with … [Read More...]
George W. Harris offered a glowing review of Lynnie Godfrey: Doing It Her Way. Read below or visit Jazz Weekly at this link: http://www.jazzweekly.com/2014/08/lynnie-godfrey-doing-it-her-way/ Lynnie Godfrey: Doing It Her Way Vocalist Lynnie Godfrey delivers a song like a stage production. You can tell she’s comfortable acting, as each of these songs with the mix and match team of Roger Latzgo/p-g, Tom Hamilton/ts, Anthony Marino/b and Gary Rismiller/dr is delivered like a story being told. Her dramatic vibrato inflections on a dramatic intro lead into a swinging and enthusiastic “It … [Read More...]
Lynnie Godfrey’s Blog
By Ewuradjoa Dawson BETHLEHEM, PA -The upper level of the ArtsQuest Center was abuzz with chatter Tuesday night as people gathered with drinks in hand anxious to view Charles White’s original play, Unentitled. “Dynamic!” was the unanimous take away from the audience. You could hear that word tossed around during intermission and again during … Read More...