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Mimi Bessette

In addition to being a recording artist, Mimi Bessette is an established actress in American theater. She will be starring as Miss Kay in the American premiere of DUCK COMMANDER MUSICAL. It's a new musical based on the reality TV show DUCK DYNASTY. It opens on April 15th at The Rio Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada and will be running for 6 months. She can be seen on A&E at the end of April in the documentary of the making of this musical. Her other credits include: Emma Parker in the recent Broadway musical BONNIE & CLYDE, Dawn and Angel in the Broadway and First National Companies of THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS and the First National Companies of BIG RIVER, PARADE and KEEP ON THE SUNNY SIDE(Maybelle Carter); Off Broadway: LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS (Audrey), SMOKE ON THE MOUNTAIN (Denise), BEND IN THE ROAD (Mrs.Camille Barry) and LOVE IN THE MIDDLE AGES (Sandy). She's performed at almost all the major regional theaters across the U.S. in shows such as: ALWAYS...PATSY CLINE (Patsy), HANK WILLIAMS LOST HIGHWAY (Mama Lilly & The Waitress), COWGIRLS (Lee), THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY (Vi Petty and Maria's Aunt), WOODY GUTHRIE'S AMERICAN SONG (Young Woman), PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES (Prudie), HONKY TONK ANGELS (Angela), THE SOUND OF MUSIC (Maria), BLOOD BROTHERS (Mrs. Lyons), SAME TIME NEXT YEAR (Doris}, MARVIN'S ROOM (Bessie), NUNSENSE (Sister Amnesia), WMKS I & II (Cindy), PETTICOAT RULES (Mayor Grace Miller), GUITAR GIRLS (herself) and STARS IN YOUR EYES (Annie Patterson.) In addition to LULLABIES OF BROADWAY Mimi can also be heard on the albums: BONNIE & CLYDE, WOODY GUTHRIE'S AMERICAN SONG and KEEP ON THE SUNNY SIDE(cast albums), ' TIL WE OUTNUMBER 'EM(with Bruce Springsteen), LIVING WATER, CHICKEN SOUP FOR LITTLE CHRISTIAN SOULS and her voice is featured in the independent film TWILIGHT'S LAST GLEAMING singing the hymn - IN THE GARDEN. This December Mimi made her film debut in the movie musical ANNIE starring Jamie Foxx and Cameron Diaz. She plays The Stacks Store Woman in a featured scene with Jamie Foxx.