Tony Winner Cumming Will Perform Solo Act at West End's Vaudeville

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Tony Award winner Alan Cumming, who will star in Julie Taymor's Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark in winter 2010, will return to the West End stage in September.
Alan Cumming
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The Olivier Award-winning actor will offer his solo show, I Bought a Blue Car Today, Sept. 1-6 at the Vaudeville Theatre. Cumming will be accompanied by musical director Lance Horne. His new show is described as "a musical journey peppered with material by Frank Sinatra, Dory Previn, Kander & Ebb and Cyndi Lauper, to name only a few."

James Tebb is sound designer. Producers are Neil Eckersley and Paul Spicer for Speckulation Entertainment.

Alan Cumming received the Tony Award as Best Actor in a Musical for his performance as The Emcee in Cabaret. He has also been seen on Broadway in The Threepenny Opera and Design for Living. London theatre credits include Bent, The Bacchae, Hamlet at the Donmar Warehouse (for which he won the TMA Best Actor Award), Cabaret, La Bete (Olivier Award nomination), Elle, Conquest of the South Pole (Olivier nomination) and The Accidental Death of an Anarchist at The Royal National Theatre, for which he received an Olivier Award for his performance. Cumming's screen credits include "X2: X-Men United," "Eyes Wide Shut," "Goldeneye," "Emma," "Romy and Michele's High School Reunion," the "Spy Kids" trilogy, "Nicholas Nickleby," "Titus" and "Urbania."

Cumming's debut solo album, also titled "I Bought a Blue Car Today," will be released in September.

Vaudeville Theatre is located at 404 The Strand in London. For tickets call 0844 412 4663 (24 hrs) or visit www.iboughtabluecartoday.

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