Photo Coverage: Laura Bell Bundy at Birdland

On July 30th, the Tony-nominated actress Laura Bell Bundy (Legally Blonde, The Musical) returned to the legendary Birdland in a performance celebrating the release of her new country album entitled 'Longing for a Place Already Gone.'   She had previously played Birdland on July 23rd, and returns on August 20th.

Prior to her current role on Broadway, Bundy recently starred as Sherrie Christian in the musical Rock of Ages in Los Angeles.  On Broadway, she originated the role of Amber Von Tussle in the Tony Award-winning musical Hairspray, and played Glinda in the smash hit, Wicked.  Prior to that, she originated the role of Tina Denmark in Ruthless, The Musical! for which she received the Outer-Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical and Drama Desk nominations.  Bundy was recently seen in the hit movie Dreamgirls where she plays the role of Sweetheart, a backup singer for the song, "Cadillac Car." 

Following the CD release party was another installment of Cast Party, which is held every Monday night at Birdland and is hosted by Jim Caruso.

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Laura Bell Bundy

Laura Bell Bundy

Laura Bell Bundy

Laura Bell Bundy

Laura Bell Bundy greets her fans and signs CDs

Former co-stars Joel Vig and Laura Bell Bundy

Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Victoria Shaw and Laura Bell Bundy

Victoria Shaw and daughters

Victoria Shaw and daughters with Laura Bell Bundy

Laura Bell Bundy and Linda Hart (Hairspray and one of Bette Midler's famed Harlettes)

Laura Bell Bundy with mother Lorna Bell and a cousin

Laura Bell Bundy and Dean Armstrong of Rent and "Queer as Folk"

Dean Armstrong and Jim Caruso

Malan Breton ("Project Runway")

Malan Breton

Jim Caruso

Michael Feinstein and Malan Breton

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