Lenox, who is re-creating her Tony-winning performance in the national tour of Doubt, will perform in concert Oct. 16 at 8:30 PM at the Catalina Bar & Grill. Her evening is titled Beyond Broadway and will also feature the talents of Rufus Bonds Jr., who starred in the Los Angeles production of The Lion King. Lenox's back-up singers will include Gina Taylor, Fuschia and Lynette Dupree.
Zane Mark will be the musical director for the evening, which will include songs from the worlds of blues, jazz and R&B.
For her performance as Mrs. Muller in Doubt, Adriane Lenox received the Tony, Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Awards. Her other Broadway credits include Ain't Misbehavin', Dreamgirls, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying and Kiss Me, Kate. She received an Obie Award and an Audelco Award for her work Off-Broadway in Dinah Was, and was also seen Off Broadway in Miss Evers Boys, Cavedweller, Spunk, The America Play, The Venus Hottentot and Beehive. Lenox will soon be seen in the films "Black Snake Moan" and "Griffin and Phoenix."
The Catalina Bar & Grill is located at 6725 W. Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles. There is a $25 cover charge and a two-drink minimum; call (323) 466-2210 for reservations.
* A portion of the evening's proceeds will benefit Educating Young Minds. Visit www.educatingyoungminds.org for more information.