TRENT ARMAND KENDALL
The writer and creator of LOUIS-AND-ELLA! recently starred internationally as Old Deuteronomy in CATS, presented by Andrew Lloyd Webber/ Really Useful Group/ RCCL. He’s also worked with Tony Winners Susan Stroman and John Kander in the Los Angeles premiere of Kander & Ebb’s THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS.(Ovation Award, Best Musical). Kendall starred as Mr. Bones, with Tony/ Emmy winner Hal Linden as The Interlocutor.
He is the writer/star of the highly acclaimed PICTURE INCOMPLETE, a one man musical (Best Musical , United Solo NYC) which played to sold out houses Off Broadway, Florida, Missouri, New Jersey and recently debuted internationally in Johannesburg, South Africa. His is an Anna Sosenko Trust Grant and National Arts & Letters Grant recipient.
Broadway: Stephen Sondheim’s INTO THE WOODS (Tony Award Best Revival, NAACP Theater Award Best Supporting Actor Nominee) starring Vanessa Williams, WIZARD of OZ starring Mickey Rooney, Hair in concert starring Oscar Winner Jennifer Hudson, Chess in concert starring Josh Groban, Best Little Whorehouse in Texas in Concert, Purlie! (Encores)
Off-Broadway: BAT BOY the musical (Outer Critic’s Circle Award) , NUNSENSE A-MEN!
London’s West End: FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE, HEY MR PRODUCER!, HANDFUL OF KEYS
National Tours: SMOKEY JOE’S CAFE’, JOSEPH and the AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT starring Donny Osmond and Oprah Winfrey’s THE COLOR PURPLE starring Grammy Winner Fantasia.
Regional credits include: THE COCOANUTS (The Guthrie Theater), THE MUSIC MAN- ALL African American Cast (NJPAC) , IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE a live radio play (HLTC) , THUNDER KNOCKING ON THE DOOR revival (Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park), MY ONE AND ONLY revival, L’IL ABNER revival (Goodspeed Opera House), AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’ (Cape Playhouse), GOD’S TROMBONES (Mass Moca), the American Premiere of CHILDREN of EDEN (Paper Mill Playhouse).
Cast Recordings: INTO THE WOODS, HAIR, BAT BOY, CHILDREN OF EDEN, THE BEST OF ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER
Solo recordings: INTRODUCING TRENT KENDALL-SO MUCH TO SAY (Dress Circle, UK) and PICTURE INCOMPLETE (LML Music)
TV/FILM: NICKI (ABC Family, )BLUE BLOODS (CBS), LAW & ORDER, LAW & ORDER SVU (NBC), STRANGERS WITH CANDY (Comedy Central), CHAPPELL’S SHOW (Comedy Central), BL STRYKER (ABC), THE PINK PANTHER (MGM), FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE (PBS)