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Photos: An Evening with Joan Ryan at Upstairs at Vitello's

Acclaimed actress and cabaret artist Joan Ryan performed her show An Evening with Joan Ryan at Upstairs at Vitello's in Studio City on Saturday, November 3.

Joan Ryan, winner of BroadwayWorld's Top Artist Award and star of the audience and cult favorite Ruthless! will share her amazing four-octave range and theatre anecdotes, both funny and poignant. Audiences will be thrilled with songs from Broadway shows and pop music from Stephen Sondheim to Rodgers and Hammerstein, Stephen Schwartz to Lady Gaga, the Beatles, and more. In addition, Ryan will perform career highlights from Ruthless!, Little Shop of Horrors, and more. The musical director is Keith Harrison. Ryan has performed her dynamic solo shows to rave reviews and sold-out crowds from coast-to- coast including at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center.

Chris Isaacson Presents (CIP) has created, produced, and promoted over 700 events since the company's founding in 2004. From small clubs to major theatres, CIP has presented some of the most influential stars of this generation. Most recently, CIP coordinated and produced an elaborate extravaganza for the new series POSE (FX Networks) at LA Pride 2018 and co-produced the Grammy Award-nominated Considering Matthew Shepard at Ford Theatres (earning CIP a proclamation from the City of West Hollywood for its work in the arts and honoring Matthew Shepard). For more information on upcoming CIP events, including Aussie stage sensation Catherine Alcorn as The Divine Miss Bette (November 8 in Hollywood), Emmy Award-winner Leslie Jordan (November 18 in Hollywood), Broadway heartthrob Aaron Lazar (Monday, November 18 in Hollywood), Verve recording artist Brenna Whitaker (November 28 in San Diego; November 29 in Hollywood), and Amy & Freddy's A Very Diva-licious California Christmas (December 18 in Hollywood), go to

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