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Rain Pryor

 
Bio:
Rain Pryor is an acclaimed director, actor, stand-up comedian, educator, dynamic speaker, mother, and Artistic Director of the Strand Theater in Baltimore Pryor made her television debut in 1989 as a series regular, T.J., on the hit ABC series ‚ÄúHead of the Class,‚ÄĚ a character adopted from ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Rain Pryor is an acclaimed director, actor, stand-up comedian, educator, dynamic speaker, mother, and Artistic Director of the Strand Theater in Baltimore Pryor made her television debut in 1989 as a series regular, T.J., on the hit ABC series ‚ÄúHead of the Class,‚ÄĚ a character adopted from ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
2012
Performer

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2012]
Producer

Writing

Creator

Rain Pryor Movies

Angels!
 
[2000]
Lupe
How the Grinch Stole Christmas
 
[2000]
Shopper
The Night Watchmen
 
[2017]
Margaret
Prepper's Grove
 
[2018]
Pearl
A Comedy of Horrors, Volume 1
 
[2021]
Freckles

Rain Pryor TV Shows

Head of the Class
 
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T.J. Jones
Rude Awakening
 
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Jackie Garcia

Rain Pryor Biography

Rain Pryor is an acclaimed director, actor, stand-up comedian, educator, dynamic speaker, mother, and Artistic Director of the Strand Theater in Baltimore

Pryor made her television debut in 1989 as a series regular, T.J., on the hit ABC series ‚ÄúHead of the Class,‚ÄĚ a character adopted from Pryor‚Äôs own monologues at the request of ABC producers during her second audition. Pryor starred for several years opposite Sherilyn Fenn and Lynn Redgrave, as Jackie, the lipstick lesbian drug addict on the Showtime series ‚ÄúRude Awakening,‚ÄĚ and has additionally guest starred on network television series such as ‚ÄúThe Division‚ÄĚ and ‚ÄúChicago Hope.‚ÄĚ She has appeared numerous times on Johnny Carson and Jay Leno, as well as ‚ÄúThe Late Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson,‚ÄĚ and Travis Smiley. Rain‚Äôs stage credits include playing the title role of Billie Holiday in the UK tour of The Billie Holiday Story and the title role of Ella Fitzgerald in the UK premiere of Ella, Meet Marilyn, teamed up with award-winning UK soap actress Sally Lyndsay. She‚Äôs performed in the Los Angeles production of Eve Ensler's Vagina Monologues, with Nora Dunn of ‚ÄúSaturday Night Live‚ÄĚ fame and Charlene Tilton; Cookin' With Gas with the Groundlings improvisation troupe, The Exonerated with Aidan Quinn, and The Who's Tommy at the La Jolla Playhouse.






Rain Pryor News

Winners Announced For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Baltimore Awards Photo Winners Announced For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Baltimore Awards
by BWW Awards - Jan 18, 2023

The winners have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Baltimore Awards, honoring the best in regional productions, touring shows, and more which had their first performance between October 1, 2021 through September 30, 2022.

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by BWW - Dec 27, 2022

12 Days Left To Vote For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Baltimore Awards; Cumberland Theatre  Photo 12 Days Left To Vote For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Baltimore Awards; Cumberland Theatre Leads Favorite Local Theatre!
by BWW - Dec 19, 2022

The latest standings as of Monday, December 19th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Baltimore Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Latest Stats Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Baltimore Awards;  at Embassy Theatr Photo Latest Stats Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Baltimore Awards; at Embassy Theatre Leads Best Ensemble Performance!
by BWW - Dec 12, 2022

The latest standings as of Monday, December 12th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Baltimore Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Latest Standings Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Baltimore Awards; Cumberland The Photo Latest Standings Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Baltimore Awards; Cumberland Theatre Leads Favorite Local Theatre!
by BWW - Dec 5, 2022

The latest standings as of Monday, December 5th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Baltimore Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

First Stats Released For The BroadwayWorld Baltimore Awards; Cumberland Theatre's ROC Photo First Stats Released For The BroadwayWorld Baltimore Awards; Cumberland Theatre's ROCK OF AGES Leads Best Musical
by BWW Staff - Nov 21, 2022

The first live standings have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Baltimore Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

A&E To Premiere THE RIGHT TO OFFEND Two-Part Documentary Photo A&E To Premiere THE RIGHT TO OFFEND Two-Part Documentary
by Michael Major - May 24, 2022

A&E Network will premiere the new two-part documentary event ‚ÄúRight to Offend: The Black Comedy Revolution‚ÄĚ exploring the progression of Black comedy and the comedians who have used pointed humor to expose, challenge and ridicule society‚Äôs injustices and to articulate the Black experience in America.

Theater Resources Unlimited Announces Cast for Gala Photo Theater Resources Unlimited Announces Cast for Gala
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 12, 2022

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces a star-studded cast for this year's 2022 TRUSpeak: Hear Our Voices!, a virtual gala scheduled for Sunday, March 20, 2022 from 5pm to 7pm. Presented with generous sponsorship from R.K. Greene and The Storyline Project, Patrick Blake of Rhymes Over Beats, Merrie L. Davis of Next Act 2 Follow, Neal Rubinstein/Dangerous,   Judith Estrine of Prism Stage Company, Stephanie Rosenberg/Financial Advisor at Wells Fargo Advisors and Judith Manocherian LLC, this is an evening to raise awareness of current social issues, as well as awareness of the work TRU has been doing for the theater community for over 28 years. Tickets and details are available at http://TRUSpeakTix.com.

Theater Resources Unlimited Presents 'TRUSpeak: Hear Our Voices!' Photo Theater Resources Unlimited Presents 'TRUSpeak: Hear Our Voices!'
by Stephi Wild - Mar 11, 2022

Presented with generous sponsorship from R.K. Greene and The Storyline Project, Patrick Blake of Rhymes Over Beats, Merrie L. Davis of Next Act 2 Follow, Neal Rubinstein/Dangerous, Judith Estrine of Prism Stage Company, Stephanie Rosenberg/Financial Advisor at Wells Fargo Advisors and Judith Manocherian LLC, this is an evening to raise awareness of current social issues as well as the work TRU has been doing for the theater community for over 28 years.

Theater Resources Unlimited Announces Selections For Annual Fundraising Gala 2022 TRU Photo Theater Resources Unlimited Announces Selections For Annual Fundraising Gala 2022 TRUSPEAK: HEAR OUR VOICES!
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 28, 2022

Theater Resources Unlimited announces the seven winning plays that were selected to be performed in the 2022 TRUSpeak: Hear Our Voices!, a virtual gala scheduled for Sunday, March 20, 2022 from 5pm to 7pm.

Rain Pryor Videos

BWW TV: On the Red Carpet at the 2013 Lortel Awards- Chatting with the Nominees!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 9, 2013

The 2013 Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway were handed on Sunday night to recipients in 14 categories and 4 special honors were bestowed. The Lortel Awards were distributed in a ceremony at NYU Skirball Center hosted by acclaimed stage and screen actors Aasif Mandvi and Maura Tierney. This year's event once again benefited The Actors Fund. CLICK HERE for a full list of winners.


Rain Pryor Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Rain Pryor written?
Rain Pryor has written 1 shows including Fried Chicken and Latkes (Creator).