Bio
 



Brandi Burkhardt's work spans the world of theatre, television, film, live concert performance and recordings.  Earlier this season, Brandi played Sophie on Broadway in the smash Abba musical, Mamma Mia!.  Brandi also created the role of Lucie Manette in her Broadway debut, A Tale Of Two Cities, a role which she reprised in London, for PBS, and for the cast recording.  Other theatre credits include, Daisy Mae in Lil' Abner for Los Angeles's Reprise Theater Company the international touring production of Jekyll & Hyde:  Resurrection, as Emma, and such shows as Romeo & Juliet (Juliet), Oklahoma! (Laurey) and Bye Bye Birdie (Kim).   On television, Brandi starred in NBC's long-running daytime drama Passions as Siren, daytime television's first mermaid, and more recently has guest starred on Boston Legal, Numb3rs and Law & Order: SVU, The Defenders, Brothers & Sisters, and can be seen recurring on the new CW show Hart Of Dixie.  Her film credits include the recently released, Confessions Of A Shopaholic.  As a concert artist, Brandi has performed with some of the world's great orchestras, from Cincinnati Music Hall, to Disney Hall with the California Philharmonic, Atlanta Philharmonic, to the Budapest Symphony Orchestra.   Brandi had the privilege to sing for the President and First Lady for the National Theatre in the concert version of The Civil War.  Currently at work on her debut solo recording, Brandi can be heard as Emma on Jekyll & Hyde:  Resurrection, and this past fall celebrated her first Gold Record, being the only American alongside some of Europe's greatest stage stars, in the recording of The Count Of Monte Cristo (Mercedes).  She can also be heard as a guest vocalist on David Hasselhoff's up-coming release, This Time Around.  Brandi represented New York in the Miss America Pageant.