Tony Award nominated actress and country artist Laura Bell Bundy will host the second annual High School Musical Theatre Awards at the Orpheum Theatre on May 26.
A native of Kentucky, Bundy originated the lead role of Elle Woods in the Broadway musical Legally Blonde, for which she received a Tony Award nomination. She also originated the role of Amber Von Tussle in the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Hairspray and played Glinda in the smash hit Wicked.
Prior to that, she originated the role of Tina Denmark in the successful off-Broadway production Ruthless, The Musical!, for which she received the Outer-Critics Circle Award and Drama Desk nominations. Her debut country album Achin’ and Shakin’ was released in 2010 on Mercury Records - Nashville. Bundy can currently be seen in a recurring role on the CBS sitcom, How I Met Your Mother.