The King and I
Noted for his “glorious tenor voice that melts maidens’ hearts,” (Broadway World) Patrick Dunn has established himself as a versatile singing actor, emcee, and nationally ranked Elvis tribute artist. He is best known for his recent portrayal of the title role in Jesus Christ Superstar with Bristol Riverside Theatre, which received rave reviews claiming his performance as Jesus, “…possess a ‘got-to-hear-it-to believe it ‘voice sustaining his money notes to the next level”(Broadway World). This fall, Patrick Dunn will touring the country with the hit Broadway musical “Waitress.”
Growing up an avid Elvis fan from a young age, Patrick Dunn unknowingly studied and absorbed Elvis records and performance footage to allow him to quickly work his way up within the industry as one of the most authentic and internationally recognized ‘Elvis Tributes’ being performed today. Dunn recently represented Foxwoods Resort Casino’s production of ‘Legends in Concert’ in ‘The Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist’ competition held in Memphis, TN where he ranked among the Top 5 Elvis Tribute Artists in the world as recognized by ‘Graceland and Elvis Presley Enterprises.’ He is also a regular at Elvis Festivals around the globe and is frequently featured as a headliner and performed with ‘Legends in Concert’ in ‘fabulous’ Las Vegas!
Dunn enlists one of Elvis’ original costume designers to assist with jumpsuits and wears jewelry pieces taken from the exact molds used for ‘The King’ himself, provided to him by Elvis’ former personal jeweler, Lowell Hayes! Due to years of dance training to attribute fluid and accurate movements and being one of the few to be able to match Elvis’ vocal power and nuance, he creates one of the most authentic shows around. This unique concert highlights Elvis Presley’s full repertoire ranging from the Grammy Award-winning gospel tunes to the rock ballads, to the classic songs that audiences love.