Synopsis: Three unscrupulous gypsies take advantage of the son of Ronald Talboots, the Lord of the manor, by pretending he's become a werewolf, so they can fleece the local people with fake protection amulets. Love, Lycanthropy and lyrical music abound.” - George Douglas Lee

Wolfbane

Synopsis: Donna Gates and her two children register at the decaying Hotel Desolado when a storm forces them off the flooding roads. She calls her husband to meet her there so they can continue their vacation when the rains subside.  She befriends Vicki, a lonely widow who lives at the hotel with Carl Perkins, the owner, a demoralized veteran, crippled in Viet Nam. Her evil brother Jesse Barker, has been released from prison and kidnaps Brian. What follows is a night of terror as a storm rages outside while Donna and her family are held captive inside and threatened by the bitter, demonic Jesse who seeks revenge against his sister for the testimony she gave that sent him to prison. When the storm subsides, the nightmare is over and the shattered misfits re-evaluate their futures. Hotel Desolado is a claustrophobic thriller in the Hitchcock tradition.” - George Douglas Lee

Hotel Desolado

Synopsis: Remember Peter Pan's great adversary, Captain Hook? He had his hand bitten off, and replaced with a hook? Well, it turns out he had an equally piratical brother who suffered a very similar accident. Goes by the name of Captain Plunger. Then there's the Bell family. Tinkerbell, we all know about, but did you hear of her less famous sister? Yes, we're firmly in Neverland territory, but with enough mayhem to make J.M. Barrie walk the plank!” - George Douglas Lee

Stinkerbell

Synopsis: A family reunion becomes a fraught affair as Jack and Virginia's son can't resist bringing up the subject of the effect his profoundly disabled sister had on his childhood. The discord leads to an astonishing revelation.” - George Douglas Lee

For The Good of the Family

George Lee and his wife, Brenda, will be doing a weekly radio show on the new KGBC 1540, Electric Theatre Radio Hour. It’ll feature comedy, music, interviews, taking calls featuring great moments in Galveston History that nobody’s heard of, much like his old column and comedy/music shows. Brenda will host a portion called Food, Glorious Food! where she will interview Houston-Galveston area restaurateurs and food-related businesses. There’s already one in the can with Ronnie Maceo. Spice can be so exciting, ’specially with a couple of Italians working it.George Lee and his wife, Brenda, will be doing a weekly radio show on the new KGBC 1540, Electric Theatre Radio Hour. It’ll feature comedy, music, interviews, taking calls featuring great moments in Galveston History that nobody’s heard of, much like his old column and comedy/music shows. Brenda will host a portion called Food, Glorious Food! where she will interview Houston-Galveston area restaurateurs and food-related businesses. There’s already one in the can with Ronnie Maceo. Spice can be so exciting, ’specially with a couple of Italians working it.George Lee and his wife, Brenda, will be doing a weekly radio show on the new KGBC 1540, Electric Theatre Radio Hour. It’ll feature comedy, music, interviews, taking calls featuring great moments in Galveston History that nobody’s heard of, much like his old column and comedy/music shows. Brenda will host a portion called Food, Glorious Food! where she will interview Houston-Galveston area restaurateurs and food-related businesses. There’s already one in the can with Ronnie Maceo. Spice can be so exciting, ’specially with a couple of Italians working it.” - Frances Powell

Galveston County Daily News

‘Electric Theatre Radio’ brings back variety show By Bronwyn Turner Correspondent Published September 25, 2009 George Lee, of Galveston, sits in front of a computer, guitar and electronic keyboard each week to perform a comedy variety show, complete with interviews of local politicians and pundits, parodies of news events and even commercials for fictional do-it-yourself organ transplant kits.“You can do it in the comfort of your own home without those annoying doctors,” he tells listeners. Then he transitions to Galveston City Council news, singing the woes of “Budget Mash” to the tune of “Monster Mash.”Lee’s wife, Brenda, also lends her voice to the broadcast, calling out occasionally, “George, it’s time to take your medicine!” She produces a more serious-sided segment, carrying a remote digital recorder into area restaurants to do behind-the-scenes interviews.When the program is edited and complete, it becomes an old-fashioned variety show, complete with skits, faux (and real) commercials, songs and a smattering of serious news.Lee calls it the “Electric Theatre Radio Hour,” broadcast on Galveston radio station KGBC 1540 AM Saturday mornings, and posted on his Web site, www.georgedouglaslee.com.“It’s just fun,” Lee said. “It’s the fastest moving hour on the radio.”He is producing the 20th episode this week, with his wife interviewing chefs in the Galveston College culinary arts program. As for Lee, he will be assuming a slew of roles as he sings and performs his way through the news.To introduce a song, he may become Elliot Elliot, a somber announcer from fictitious public radio station KOMA.For a description of a dim-witted criminal escapade, he may perform multiple voices for a mini-drama.“I love the variety of it,” he said. “I literally have this stage where I can do anything and it goes out over the air and over my Web site.”The Web site has recorded 18,000 hits a month since the show started in May.+++Details To Note• The Electric Theatre Radio Hour airs Saturday mornings at 9 a.m. on KGBC 1540 AM. The Web site broadcast is at www.georgedouglaslee.com.• Lee also will be performing with the Electric Theatre Band, along with J-Dot Rivera and Johnny Bember, on Saturday and Oct. 3 at 7:30 p.m. at Old Central Cultural Center, Avenue M and 27th Street, in a music and comedy show fundraiser. Proceeds will benefit the Old Central Scholarship Fund and the Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association. Tickets still are available for the Oct. 3 show — $12 at the door, $10 in advance, $8 for seniors and $5 for children. For advance tickets, e-mail georgedlee(at)sbcglobal.net, call 409 370-7350 or check www.georgedouglaslee.com/products.html. ” - Bronwyn Turner

Galveston County Daily News

Synopsis: It’s 1861 in Flint Michigan. Emma Edmunds disguised as a man, stands in line to enlist.  Having left the family farm, escaping an unbearably strict Father who never wanted another girl, Emma tells her story as a man in the Union Army. Spying on the enemy, falling in love, ultimately deserting, she returns to civilian life. At the close of the War Between the States, once again a civilian, what does her future hold? It is an incredible, almost unbelievable – but based on a true story.” - George Douglas Lee

Emma's Secret

Synopsis: Arthur Drummond, a nondescript accountant with a passionate hobby of collecting and reading books,  has discovered his wife in an affair with Brad Dent. Arthur has let himself into Dent’s apartment, stages a fake burglary and kills Dent with a brass candle stick holder. He has a key given to his wife Eleanor by Dent. She is un-nerved by the news of Dent’s murder, and uneasy around her husband, thinking he knows more than he’s telling. Eleanor goes to her brother David for help. David hires Harvey, a private investigator who finds evidence that Drummond killed Brad. He offers to take a bribe from Drummond to cover up the evidence. Drummond agrees to pay Harvey ten thousand dollars, meeting him at David’s beach house to make the deal. Drummond turns the tables, kills Harvey, then David. Eleanor is further stunned by the death of her brother. Drummond buys a beach house in a remote area, and promises Eleanor a new life. By now, Eleanor is deathly afraid of her husband, and resents his presence. In the new house, she meets “Bo” Sanders, a local handyman, and they quickly commence an affair. Drummond finds out, and devises a plan to discredit “Bo”, cover his wife’s disappearance and seal Eleanor in a basement wall. His plan unravels as he quotes Poe when caught in his crime and confronted by the Sheriff. Word Count: 10,184” - George Douglas Lee

Hole In The Wall

Synopsis: Danny Lee is a lucky man! At first. He has unbelievably blundered into an incredible business deal that will net him millions. He lives happily with his fiance, Annabella and her two children. His airhead mother is also living with them temporarily after a terrible storm that has flooded the area. Danny’s house has also suffered damage, and he’s just signed a new lease, living in a cluttered, crowded waterlogged mess. His impending fortune is not helping yet. In this packed house, with construction going on and the Indian landlords constantly showing up to micro-manage, Danny’s father, George Henry, shows up unexpectedly, also needing a place to live, having run away from home after an argument with his wife Donatella.  He arrives in his beloved “62 Thunderbird.  Danny thinks the car is ridiculous, then tries to figure out what to do, trying to convince his dad to have his wife come and get him. After playing with the children, who adore him, then having a nonsensical conversation with his ex-wife, he explains his dilemma and why he needs to live with Danny. Henry is worried about his “room”, the one where he would generally sleep when visiting. It turns out that he’s had a massive argument with his wife, and wants to leave her and live with his son. In the meantime. Soon enough, Donatella and her ninety-three year old mother Ismiralda arrive out of the rain to add to the confusion.  So here they are, crowded into the chaos of a house under construction, with people dropping in and out, flying drones and inept Mexican handyman Miguel. The storm coninues, and they are all stuck in the house without A/C or light. At the end, his first check arrives for five million dollars. Money can’t buy happiness, but it can buy off a lot of unhappiness! It all ends with everyone singing and dancing in a rousing rendition of the Italian wedding song Che La Luna. Word Count: 17,336” - George Douglas Lee

Daddy Dearest

Synopsis: Marty Martin finds himself in a hospital emergency room, having barely made it in with pneumonia. He is admitted to the hospital and surrounded by chaos in this zany one act comedy. In the end, just as he is about to  be released, he falls and breaks his ankle, meaning he’ll be in for another stint of treatment and rehab.” - George Douglas Lee

Pneumoniac

Synopsis: If Mary Shelley had written a version of Frankenstein for children, this is how she might have approached it - as a heartwarming family musical, filled with mad scientists, misbegotten creatures and an angry mob! On a rainy night when the power is out, a father tells his son the story of Frankenstein, and we are transported to Victor Frankenstein's Laboratory with Mary Shelly singing of the creation of the creature. We meet the creature, his bride and a croud of villagers, led by the rabble rouser Frau Gribble, whipped into a frenzy and go in search of 'the Monster'. Eventually, they come to realise that he was just misunderstood!” - George Douglas Lee, Larry Mistrot and Mike Cahill

Frankenstein - The Monster Musical