Lillias White Celebrates THE NIGHT AFTER THE TONYS at Catalina Jazz Club, 6/11
Chris Isaacson Presents and Upright Cabaret will present Broadway diva Lillias White: The Night After The Tonys, as she belts out the best of Broadway and Jazz, at the Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood, for one performance only, on Monday, June 11. Showtime is 8pm, with cocktail and dinner service beginning at 6:30pm.
Lillias White made her Broadway debut in Barnum (1981). Other Broadway credits include the 1987 revival of Dreamgirls, Cats, Once On This Island, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Chicago, and The Life, in which Ms. White gave a performance as a no-nonsense, world weary hooker, that won her the Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle Awards. Most recently, she received a 2010 Tony Award nomination for her portrayal of Funmilayo in the hit musical Fela! Ms. White has performed with the Brooklyn Philharmonic, and she has appeared in concert at the Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall, and Lincoln Center. She has toured internationally with her solo show From Brooklyn to Broadway, and she has been seen on television on such shows as Law & Order, Law & Order: SVU, NYPD Blue, and Sesame Street (for which she won an Emmy Award).
Chris Isaacson Presents has created, produced and promoted over 450 events since the company was formed in 2004. From small clubs to major theatres, Isaacson has produced some of the most influential stars of this generation including Adam Lambert (American Idol), Lea Michele (Glee, Spring Awakening), Neil Patrick Harris (CBS’s How I Met Your Mother), Grammy Award nominee Natasha Bedingfield, three-time Grammy nominee Taylor Dayne, Grammy winner Paula Cole, and more. Isaacson is also founder of LA’s renowned Upright Cabaret, which has been redefining the cabaret milieu for a new generation of audiences since 2005. Upright Cabaret celebrates old style cabaret while simultaneously bringing young Broadway and young Hollywood together in a live setting.
Lillias White: The Night After the Tonys is at the Catalina Jazz Club, 6725 W. Sunset Boulevard, in Hollywood, for one performance only on Monday, June 11 at 8pm. Doors open at 6:30pm for cocktail and dinner service (minimums apply). Admission is $35, and may be obtained by calling (818) 736-5600 or by visiting www.UprightCabaret.com. Tickets purchased online will receive priority seating.