Trent Armand Kendall's New Musical LOUIS-AND-ELLA Announces Tour Dates

Trent Armand Kendall's New Musical LOUIS-AND-ELLA Announces Tour DatesBeginning this September, Broadway's Trent Armand Kendall will bring his new musical LOUIS-AND-ELLA! across the country, with stops in White Plains, NY, Annapolis, MD, Dallas, TX, Manasquan, NJ, and more to be announced. For more information and updated performances schedule, visit www.LouisandElla.com.

Directed by Broadway's Jeff Whiting, Trent Armand Kendall is taking the show on the road reuniting The Architect of Jazz and The First Lady of Song in LOUIS-AND-ELLA! for one magical night in heaven as St. Peter and his team of musical divinities help Louis and Ella finally cross over! Featuring over 25 songs including some of the most enduring hits of all time such as "Something to Live For," "What a Wonderful World" and "A Tisket A Tasket." The band includes: Mark Berman (as The Bandleader, Music Direction), Eli Asher (Trumpet), Belden Bullock (Bass), Brian Floody (Drums & Percussion), Sean Nowell (Tenor Sax). LOUIS-AND-ELLA! by Trent Armand Kendall is produced by Onemoe Music; Geoffrey M. Cohen, General Manager

Upcoming performances:

Saturday, September 24th, 8PM White Plains Jazz Festival, White Plains Performing Arts Center

White Plains, NY*

www.wppac.com

Sunday, September 25th, 7PM Maryland Hall, Annapolis, MD*

www.liveartsmaryland.org

Sunday, February 12th, 3PM Algonquin Performing Arts Center, Manasquan, NJ**

www.algonquinarts.org

Friday, February 3rd, 8:15PM - The Clarence Muse Theatre**,

Saturday, February 4th, 3PM & 8:15PM The Black Academy of Arts & Letters

Dallas, , TX, www.tbaal.org

ABOUT THE ARTISTS:

Trent Armand Kendall (Louis/Writer & Producer) is a veteran of Broadway, London's West End, National Tours, Off-Broadway, television, solo recordings, cast albums, host of his own radio show (Trent Armand Kendall, Broadway Download - City World Radio Network) and an international headliner with his solo concert "This CRAZY Love" that recently thrilled New Yorkers at the world famous Birdland. Broadway and NY credits include the Tony Award winning revival of "Into the Woods" (NAACP Award Nominee), "Wizard of Oz", the All-Star cast of "Hair", the Off-Broadway cult hit "Bat Boy - the musical", "Nunsense A-men!" and "Picture Incomplete by Trent Armand Kendall" (Best Musical, United Solo). He's toured nationally in "Smokey Joe's Cafe' " and "The Color Purple", "The Cocoanuts" at The Guthrie Theater, "Thunder Knocking on the Door" at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, "My One and Only" at Goodspeed Opera House, Old Deuteronomy in "Cats" for Really Useful Group/RCCL, London's "Five Guys Named Moe" and the star studded tribute to mega-producer Cameron Mackintosh in "Hey, Mr. Producer!". Television audiences will recognize him from "Law & Order," "Law & Order SVU," "Blue Bloods," "Chappelle's Show," "Strangers With Candy," VH1, "The Tony Awards" and this season's "Nicki" starring Nicki Minaj and the new undisclosed series for Marvel Comics and

Jeff Whiting (Director/Choreographer) recently acclaimed as a 'director with a joyous touch' by the New York Times, Jeff Whiting is a director and choreographer for theater, opera, television, special events and concerts around the world. On Broadway, Jeff is the Associate/Resident Director for Broadway productions Big Fish (dir. Susan Stroman) and Bullets Over Broadway (Woody Allen, Susan Stroman). Other Broadway credits (as Associate Director/Choreographer) include The Scottsboro Boys (12 Tony nominations), Hair (Tony Best Revival), Young Frankenstein, and Wicked (5th Anniversary). National Tour credits include Young Frankenstein (director), Hairspray (assoc. director), The Producers (assoc. director).Having been praised on THE VIEW as 'a truly remarkable talent', Jeff's theatrical direction and choreography includes The Scottsboro Boys (Philadelphia Theatre Company), Hairspray (Brazilian production), Young Frankenstein (National Tour), Kiss Me Kate (Glimmerglass), Tarantella: Spider Dance (Theater for a New City), Bye Bye Birdie (Cortland Rep), Thrill Me: Leopold & Loeb (Southeastern Premiere), Fashion 47 (Minneapolis CTC), All Night Strut (Cortland Rep), My Way (Corland Rep), I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change (Arkansas Rep), The Donkey Show.

*Will Feature Anita Jackson at Ella
**Will feature NaTasha Yvette Williams as Ella

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