Kendall, who is currently in rehearsals for the Goodspeed Opera's production of Li'l Abner, has titled his Duplex evening Who Am I? Cabaretgoers can expect to hear a mix of jazz, blues, pop, R&B, Broadway and gospel tunes. Kendall will also offer new works by songwriter Michael Polese during his 7 PM concert. The Broadway Downtown series presents one-night-only concerts with Broadway performers. Among those who have taken part in the series are Darius de Haas, Barrett Foa, Sally Mayes, Karen Mason, Christiane Noll, Anne Runolfsson and Barbara Walsh.
Trent Armand Kendall originated the roles of Mrs. Taylor and Rev. Hightower in the Off-Broadway musical Bat Boy. His other theatrical credits include Into the Woods; Five Guys Named Moe; Hey, Mr. Producer!; Finian's Rainbow; Nunsense — Amen!; Wizard of Oz; Juba; Smokey Joe's Cafe and the Canadian premiere of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.
The Duplex Cabaret Theatre is located in Manhattan at 61 Christopher Street. There is a $20 cover and a two-drink minimum. Call (212) 868-4444 for reservations or visit www.smarttix.com.