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Fried Chicken & Latkes

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The National Black Theatre presents Rain Pryor's one woman theatrical, cabaret-styled show about growing up Black and Jewish. More…

In this world premiere production, Rain Pryor plays the 11 characters most pivotal to her life and takes her audience on a musical journey through the late 60s, 70s and 80s, as well as through some little-known family history. Along the way she offers a unique perspective on race, identity and the loss of her iconic father Richard Pryor.

1h 10m | Already closed | National Black Theatre (Harlem)

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April 14th, 2012
for a previous production "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. She most definitely is her own woman, but she sure does one hell of an impersonation of her dad. There are many dimensions to this ro...
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August 6th, 2012
for a previous production "There are compelling portraits of herself and her late father, the comedian Richard Pryor, still waiting to be discovered...Although Pryor does possess a nice, warm velvety belt in her voice, neither her lyrics nor her confessional slam poetry are all that well-written...This leaves us wanting t...
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February 3rd, 2012
for a previous production "Rain Pryor has a fascinating story to tell...She is great with voices, giving each character a distinct and realistic personality and sound...I may not have known what to expect from "Fried Chicken and Latkes," but what I got was a very entertaining show, some terrific insight into Richard and R...
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August 2nd, 2012
for a previous production "Rain Pryor grew up to be a gifted entertainer, turning the very difficulties she encountered into her strengths...As it turns out, she has a beautiful singing voice and a considerable gift for impersonations, recreating those formidable forbears who affected her life. Humor and poignancy mix in ...
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