The Inspired Word Presents Rain Pryor in FRIED CHICKEN & LATKES, 11/13 & 20

Rain Pryor stars in this effervescent solo show, which recounts her upbringing in a biracial household (her mother was Jewish) in Beverly Hills, Calif. Ms. Pryor, who sings & portrays a range of characters (including, poignantly, her father Richard in a spot-on impression), will appear in FRIED CHICKEN & LATKES for two performances only, Wednesdays, November 13 & 20 at 8pm. The show, presented by The Inspired Word, will be performed at The Café at Broadway. Tickets are $25 with a one drink minimum, reservations can be made at (212)-757-2323, or online.

Rain Pryor is an acclaimed director, actor, stand-up comedian, educator, speaker & mother. She made her television debut in 1989, as a series regular, T.J., on the hit ABC series "Head of the Class," a character adapted from her own monologues at the request of ABC producers during her second audition.

She starred for several years opposite Sherilyn Fenn & Lynn Redgrave, as Jackie, the lipstick lesbian drug addict on the Showtime series "Rude Awakening" & has additionally guest-starred on series such as "The Division" & "Chicago Hope."

She appeared numerous times on Johnny Carson & Jay Leno, as well as on "The Late Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" & with Tavis Smiley. Her stage credits include the title roles in the UK tour of The Billie Holiday Story & as Ella Fitzgerald in the UK premiere of Ella, Meet Marilyn, teamed up with award-winning UK soap actress, Sally Lyndsay.

She's performed in the Los Angeles production of Eve Ensler's Vagina Monologues, with Nora Dunn of "Saturday Night Live" & Charlene Tilton; Cookin' With Gas with the Groundlings improvisation troupe; The Exonerated with Aidan Quinn & The Who's Tommy at the La Jolla Playhouse. Her memoir, Jokes My Father Never Taught Me: Life, Love, and Loss with Richard Pryor, will be re-released by Harper Collins in January.

More information on Rain Pryor can be found here.

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