Brian Stokes Mitchell and Laura Bell Bundy Will Be Part of Feinstein's Season

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Additional artists — including Tony Award winner Brian Stokes Mitchell and Legally Blonde Tony nominee Laura Bell Bundy — have been added to the season roster at Feinstein's at Loews Regency.
Brian Stokes Mitchell
Brian Stokes Mitchell

As previously announced, the season at the intimate nightspot will kick off with Michael Feinstein's The Sinatra Project (Sept. 2-6), followed by Ashford & Simpson (Sept. 9-20) and "Hairspray" film star Nikki Blonsky (Sept. 23-Oct. 4).

Newcomers to the fall season include Lynda Carter (Oct. 21-25), Kentucky Girlfriends (featuring Crystal Gayle and Laura Bell Bundy, Oct. 28-Nov. 1), Tony winner Brian Stokes Mitchell (Nov. 11-15) and Garrison Keillor (in Man in Tux with Red Shoes and Piano, Sunday nights Dec. 7-28).

The Sunday-Monday series will include Anna Bergman with special guest Brent Barrett in My Heart Stood Still: The Love Songs of Richard Rodgers (Sept. 14, 15 and 21), Alexis Houston (Sept. 28), La Tanya Hall (in What Love Is, Sept. 29), Sal Manzo (in A Recipe for Beautiful Music, Oct. 5-6), Magical Nights at Feinstein's (Oct. 12, 19 and Nov. 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30), Gianni Russo (in An Evening You Can't Refuse, Oct. 20), Adam Pascal (in Broadway State of Mind, Oct. 26-27), George S. Irving (Nov. 3), Giada Valenti (Nov. 10), Miles Phillips (Nov. 17), Brandon Cutrell (in Feelin' Frosty, Dec. 1) and Kathryn Crosby (in Christmas with Bing and Kathryn Crosby, Dec. 15).

Brian Stokes Mitchell, who was seen in the City Center Encores! presentation of Kismet, earned a Tony nomination for his performance in the title role of Man of La Mancha. He won the 2000 Tony, Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk awards for his performance as Fred Graham/Petruchio in Kiss Me, Kate, and his other Broadway credits include lead roles in King Hedley II; Ragtime; Kiss of the Spider Woman; Jelly's Last Jam; Oh, Kay!; Mail; and the City Center Encores! mountings of Do Re Mi and Carnival. Television audiences will be familiar with Mitchell's work from his roles on "Trapper John, M.D.," "Roots" and "Frasier." Mitchell was elected the 12th president of the Actors' Fund of America, and he has performed in concert halls and cabarets around the country. His Playbill Records CD is entitled "Brian Stokes Mitchell." The actor was most recently seen as Javert in Les Misérables in Concert at the Hollywood Bowl.

Laura Bell Bundy made her Broadway debut in the original cast of Hairspray as Amber Von Tussle and is known for her work in Legally Blonde (Tony nomination), Wicked and Ruthless!, for which she earned Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk nominations as Tina Denmark. On screen Bundy has been seen in "Dreamgirls," "Guiding Light," "Jumanji," "Life with Mikey," "Adventures of Huck Finn," "Home Improvement," "Strangers with Candy" and "Curtis Court." She released her solo country debut recording, "Longing for a Place Already Gone," last year. Feinstein's at Loews Regency is located in Manhattan at 540 Park Avenue at 61st Street. For reservations call (212) 339-4095 or visit feinsteinsatloewsregency.com or TicketWeb.com.

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