KATHIE LEE GIFFORD THE LITTLE GIANT
“THE LITTLE GIANT” is a 30-minute Musical experience that allows listeners of all ages to imagine the story of “David And Goliath”, each in his own way, and in a way, that has never been told before.
With memorable new songs by Tony-Nominated Lyricist, Kathie Lee Gifford and Platinum Award-winning Composer, David Pomeranz, “The Little Giant” features Kathie Lee as Narrator ("Sheeba, The Sheep”) who, joined by Mr. Pomeranz and some of the most talented and highly-acclaimed Broadway stars on the scene today (not to mention the iconic Regis Philbin to add to the fun), spins her yarn with wit, emotion and great beauty and it is the perfect way to introduce the important message this story to the current generation and generations to come.
“The Little Giant” is hilarious, inspiring and exhilarating entertainment that will appeal to both the very young and the “young at heart” and something your family will want to hear again and again.
Kathie Lee Gifford
Kathie Lee Gifford is the 3-time Emmy-winning co-host of the fourth hour of TODAY, alongside Hoda Kotb. The Gifford-Kotb hour has been hailed as “appointment television” by Entertainment Weekly, and “TODAY’s happy hour” by USA Today.
Prior to NBC News, Gifford served as the co-host of “Live with Regis and Kathie Lee” for 15 years, where she received 11 Emmy nominations. She was also a correspondent for “Good Morning America” for three years.
She has written several musicals including Broadway’s SCANDALOUS, which received a Tony nomination for Best Actress in 2012. Gifford also starred on Broadway in “Putting it Together” and “Annie.”
Gifford authored three NY Times bestselling books including “Just When I Thought I’d Dropped My Last Egg,” “I Can’t Believe I Said That,” and the popular children’s book “Party Animals.” Her book, “Good Gifts, A Year In The Heart of a Home” raised over $1 million for the Salvation Army.
Gifford lends support to numerous children’s organizations including “Childhelp”, the Association to Benefit Children, the Salvation Army and The International Justice Mission. A devoted humanitarian, she received an honorary degree from Marymount University for her humanitarian work in labor relations.
Kathie Lee has been a promoter of CCM music by using her television platform to promote artists such as “Lauren Daigle”, “ Tamela Mann”, “Needtobreathe”, “Rory Feek”, “Mercy Me”, “Jordan Smith”, “Hillsong United”, “for King & Country” and their movie “Priceless”. In addition to millions of viewers on television, her Facebook following is 397,738 and her Twitter following is 1,199,795.
Cast of “The Little Giant”
Kathie Lee Gifford (Sheeba)
The role of Sheeba and main character’s voice is Kathie Lee herself. In addition to her work on television, Kathie Lee is a playwright, producer, singer, songwriter and actress, Gifford has starred in numerous television programs and movies in her 40-year career.
Regis Philbin (Jesse)
Famed Talk Show host, Regis Philbin, is one of the most successful and beloved figures in the history of Television. From his beginnings as the sidekick of the “Joey Bishop Show” to his Emmy Award-winning stint with Kathie Lee Gifford on ABC’s “Regis And Kathie Lee” followed by, “Live! With Regis and Kelly.
David Pomeranz (Samuel)
David Pomeranz’s songs and records have sold over 40 million copies worldwide, earning him a total of 18 Gold and 22 Platinum records. He has written songs for the likes of Barry Manilow, Richie Sambora (of Bon Jovi), Missy Elliott, Bette Midler, John Denver, Glen Campbell, Kenny Rogers and many others.
Gregg Edelman (King Saul / Goliath)
Gregg Edelman is a Tony-Nominated and Drama Desk Award Winning actor who has starred on Broadway in “City Of Angels”, “The Mystery Of Edwin Drood”, “Into The Woods”, “Les Miserables” and many others. He has appeared in “Spiderman 2”, “First Wives Club” and Woody Allen’s “Crimes And Misdemeanors” and is one of the most gifted Musical Comedy actors on the planet.
Aidan Gemme (David)
Star of the recent Award-winning Broadway Musical, “Finding Neverland”, Broadway’s “Mary Poppins” and with a major role in the Disney Motion Picture, “Tomorrowland” (with George Clooney), young Aidan Gemme has only just begun a major acting career.
David Ford (God)
Premiere Bass Soloist for the Internationally-famed Robert Shaw Chorale, David Ford has starred in productions of “South Pacific” and it is universally agreed that there is no mortal man better equipped to portray the “Voice Of God” on “The Little Giant” than Mr. Ford.