Actress Lillias White will perform her cabaret act, From Brooklyn to Broadway, at the Cinegrill in the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel in CA, Sept. 23 and 30. The show, named after her recently release album, is described as a musical journey, from the place of her birth to her performance on Broadway in the award-winning Cy Coleman musical, The Life, where she earned the 1997 Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and People’s Choice Awards for her portrayal of Sonja, the hooker.
White recently performed the act at Arci's Place in Manhattan, where she was accompanied by musical director Timothy Graphenreed on piano, with Gary Haase on bass and Buddy Williams on drums. Bass player Al McKibbon will join her in Hollywood.
White's credits also include the 1995 revival of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. Her Broadway roles include Once on this Island, Dreamgirls, Cats, Rock ’n Roll The First 5000 Years and Barnum. Her most recent New York theatre appearance was in the WPA Theatre production of Dinah Was.
White has performed at New York City's The Blue Note, B. Smith’s, Maxim’s and Wilson’s and the Cinegrill in Los Angeles where she will have a return engagement of "From Brooklyn To Broadway" following this run.
Tickets are $20. The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel is located at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard, CA. For more information, call (323) 769-7273.