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The Inspired Word Presents Rain Pryor's Fried Chicken and Latkes

Mike Geffner Presents The Inspired Word

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 from 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM (EST)

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The Inspired Word Presents Rain Pryor's brilliant one-woman show Fried Chicken and Latkes!

When: Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013

Where: The Cafe at Broadway
310-318 West 53rd Street
New York, NY

Phone: 212-757-2323

Doors open @ 7:30pm, Show starts @ 8:30pm

Cover charge: $25 + one drink minimum


21+ age limit.


Rain Pryor, the daughter of the comedian Richard Pryor (who died in 2005), 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 and portrays a range of characters (including, poignantly, her father in a spot-on impression) is an ebullient performer with a robust singing voice. She lives in Baltimore now, but her outsize personality is built for Broadway.

Fried Chicken & Latkes, teaches us that living an authentic life is not about “where do I stand?"...it’s about “Here, I stand.” It will take you back in time and move you forward making you laugh, think and cry.

"Make no mistake: Rain Pryor, the star of the autobiographical solo show Fried Chicken and Latkes, is not just defined by her father, the comedian Richard Pryor. There are many dimensions to this robust, ebullient performer, all evident in this trim production, which sails by in an effervescent 70 minutes. Her show is a parade of friends, relatives and tormentors, in which she also sings — with impressive power — accompanied by a skilled jazz trio led by Charles Lindberg. But she has an outsize presence built for Broadway; at times her salty banter suggests Bette Midler without the camp. But she certainly seems right at home in Manhattan." - New York Times Critic's Pick

"Funny, energetic... Pryor provides plenty of laughs, along with poignant glimpses of what it was like to be a bi-racial child. The show is capped off by Pryor ably impersonating Billie Holiday while singing 'God Bless the Child,' an apt song for a woman who needed to figure out who she was and 'get her own' identity." - Associated Press


Rain Pryor, NAACP Theatre Award winning actress, two time nominated author for the book Jokes My Father Never Taught Me, Life Love and Loss with Richard Pryor, acclaimed singer, stand up comedian, acclaimed director, and producer. http://rainpryor.com/


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When & Where

The Cafe at Broadway
318 W 53rd St
New York, NY 10019

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 from 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM (EST)

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Mike Geffner Presents The Inspired Word

Founded and produced by longtime New York City journalist and former Village Voice columnist Mike Geffner, The Inspired Word is one of the hottest open mic/performance events in the country, happening every week in NYC and having featured some of the finest original performers in the country. Past features include Golden Globe award-winning actress Jill Eikenberry, Emmy/Golden Globe nominated Amber Tamblyn, film/TV actor/comedian Taylor Negron, actor/comedian/TV personality John Fugelsang, Grammy nominated singer Carolyn Malachi, American Idol finalist Anwar Robinson, and HBO Def Poetry stars Shihan, Suheir Hammad, Lemon Andersen, Regie Cabico, Gemineye, and Beau Sia. For more info, please visit:



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