Tracie Thoms Joins Wayne Brady in Billy Porter's SEASONS Concert at Rockwell: Table & Stage Tonight
Los Angeles's most exciting live, music performance space Rockwell: Table & Stage will add to its' stellar lineup, Tracie Thoms tonight and tomorrow, July 28 & 29. "Seasons" will be an eclectic mix of soul, r&b, pop and musical theatre standards pulled from the Contemporary American Songbook that will take concertgoers on a magical journey that explores all the Seasons Of Love. Recent Tony Award Winner Billy Porter (Kinky Boots) will direct the show with James Sampliner (Legally Blonde, The Wedding Singer) serving as Musical Director. Joining Thoms on stage will be another film, television and theatre star, special guest Wayne Brady. Doors open both nights at 7PM and the show begins at 8:30PM. Tickets range from $30 Reserved / $20 General Partial View, for ticket information please call (323) 661-6163 (ext 20) or visit www.rockwell-la.com.
Thoms realized a long-held dream when she starred as 'Joanne' in the final weeks of the historic 12-year run of the Broadway musical, "Rent". She played the same key role in Sony's film of "Rent" opposite Rosario Dawson, Taye Diggs and Jesse Martin, and she revisited it one last time at the Hollywood Bowl under Neil Patrick Harris' direction in 2011. Tracie was recently seen opposite Bruce Willis and Joseph Gordon-Levitt in the Christopher Nolan's hit film, "Looper". Previously, she was featured opposite Denzel Washington and Ryan Reynolds in "Safe House." She also appeared opposite Samuel L. Jackson and Luke Wilson in "Meeting Evil," and she starred with Kurt Russell in Quentin Tarantino's "Grindhouse: Death Proof." She played Anne Hathaway's best friend in David Frankel's "The Devil Wears Prada." She will also be seen in the upcoming action-horror film "Raze" where she reunites with "Death Proof" co-star, Zoe Bell. It was selection at the Tribeca Film Festival and will see a 2014 theatrical release.
Tracie starred on Broadway opposite Dulé Hill and Mekhi Phifer in Lydia Diamond and Alicia Keys' "Stick Fly," and opposite Alfre Woodard in ReGina Taylor's "Drowning Crow." She was a lead in the critically acclaimed "The Exonerated" at The Culture Project Off-Broadway, and she's been featured in "The 24 Hour Plays," "The 24 Hour Musicals," as well as in the original productions of "10 Things To Do Before I Die" for New York's Second Stage Theatre and "And Her Hair Went With Her" at LA's' Fountain Theatre.
Tracie began studying acting in her hometown of Baltimore at age 9. She attended high school at the prestigious Baltimore School for the Arts. Later, she received a bachelor of fine arts degree from Howard University and a graduate degree in acting from New York City's renowned Juilliard School. For the past couple years, she's been performing her cabaret act all over the United States.
Tracie was a series regular on the long-running CBS series, "Cold Case." She starred on the Fox series, "Wonderfalls" and UPN's "As If"; guest starred as CCH Pounder's tortured daughter on FX's "The Shield"; and appeared in the indie films "Sex andBreakfast, Chris Rock's "Good Hair" and "Peter and Vandy." She recurred on David Kelley's CBS series "Harry's Law" and on Fox's "Human Target." Most recently she was a guest star on "Person of Interest," "Suits," "The Good Wife" and "Emily Owens, MD."
Located in the heart of Los Feliz Village, Rockwell: Table & Stage offers Angelenos a truly unique experience by staging live, musical performances all the while serving unwavering cuisine with seasonally altering menus. With a newly renovated indoor supper club and bi-level open-air patio restaurant, the entertainment destination attracts a dynamic crowd seeking the ambiance of a relaxed, yet cutting-edge community. Baroque chandeliers and dark rustic furniture fashion a warm indoor eatery and performance space, while a robust California Coral tree and flourishing vegetation set the scene for a lush, outdoor dining experience.Rockwell: Table & Stage is located at 1714 N. Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027. The outdoor patio space is open daily from 11am - 12am Sunday through Thursday and 11am - 2am Friday and Saturday. After work specials are served on the patio daily from 5pm - 8pm while brunch is served daily from 11am - 3pm and features health conscious lunch and brunch specials and innovative beverages. DJ's spin Thursday through Saturday evenings and at Sunday Brunch from 12 -4pm. Reservations can be made by calling (323) 669-1550. Find Rockwell: Table & Stage at www.rockwell-la.com.