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BandJazz

Theatrical Cabaret that blends the best of comedic storytelling that smiles the soul with a fresh breath of Jazz vocals that warms the heart.

Biography

The daughter of Legendary Comedic Icon the late Richard Pryor, Rain Pryor is an accomplished actress, Multiple Sclerosis Society spokesperson, award winning writer, producer, actress, and music vocalist in her own right. Collectively each performance genre reflects her eclectic mix of Judaism and Baptism by comedy, growing up in Beverly Hills as the daughter of an African American Celebrity and a Militant Jewish Mother.

She is a spirited performer who believes in creating and inspiring others to do their best and wants people to know Live simply, Honor the truth, and Follow your life's passion, Dreams can come true.

As a writer, producer and feature performer, Rain stars in the NAACP Image Award Winning One Women Show "Fried Chicken and Latkes" which is a auto- biograhical expose that chronicles her life from childhood to womanhood. On a multi-city tour at 350-2500 seat venues beginning in 2006, F C & L is a funny and poignant look at Race Relations that showcases Rains ability to bring multiple characters to life through comedic story telling, her seasoned jazz vocals and her undeniable love for her father, the late Richard Pryor.

Today Rain can be found signing autographs for her recently released and critically acclaimed 2007 book, "Jokes My Father Never Taught Me" published by Harper Collins and nominated for a 2007 NAACP Image Award for "Book of The Year."

Rain is currently on a 10 city European tour where she is playing the lead in a play about the Life of Billie Holiday

Rain has also headlined at comedy clubs across the country including the famous Comedy Store on Sunset strip.

She is a member of the Screen Actors Guild, AFTRA and Actors Equity Association.

2004-5- NAACP Theatre Award nominations, Best Female Performer Equity, Best Original Playwright Equity, Best Direction, Best Sound Design.

2005- Best Female Performer Equity at the NAACP Image Awards

2005-Recipient of the 2005 Invisible Theatre's Goldie Klein Guest Artist Award.

2004-Nominee LA's Ovation Award- Best Solo Theatrical Performance for "Fried Chicken & Latkes".

1989 - Made television debut as series regular T.J. on the hit ABC sitcom series Head of The Class. The character of T.J. was taken from one of Rain's characters that she presented to the ABC producers in her audition.

2000- Starred opposite Sherilyn Fenn and Lynn Redgrave, as Jackie, the lipstick lesbian drug addict on the Showtime Original Series "Rude Awakening."

1995-2000-Guest starred on TV Network shows such as The Division, Chicago Hope. Also appeared in numerous independent features as well as Universal Pictures release of The Grinch Who Stole Christmas and the ground breaking Melvin Van Peebles Film, Panther.

Rain has performed in the Los Angeles production of Eve Ensler's, Vagina Monologues at the Coronet Theatre, Cookin' With Gas, with the Groundlings improvisation troupe, The Who's Tommy at the La Jolla Playhouse; The staring role of Joan at the Globe Playhouse, Westside Story and Runaways, y.

Rain has appeared as a guest with Johnny Carson Jay Leno,The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Tavis Smiley, Montel Williams and The Today Show with Al Roker .

Rain asks that you join her in the fight for a cure of Multiple Sclerosis by doing something as simple as giving a donation to your local MS chapter, or participate in a walk for MS once a year. Rain believes if everyone did something towards a cure, no matter what it is, that the world could change.

She is one of a kind.

Discography

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