Oct 19, 2023
Dec 17, 2023
THE SORTING ROOM
The Wallis' hugely popular nightclub series is returning with an assortment of not-to-be-missed entertainment including, music, spoken-word, comedy, and more!
Nov 22, 2023
Dec 30, 2023
LOVE ACTUALLY LIVE
LOVE ACTUALLY LIVE, the critically acclaimed theatrical experience, makes a triumphant return to commemorate the film’s 20th anniversary. Set within a picturesque London cityscape, iconic scenes from the film are displayed on screens alongside all-star singers and a live orchestra. L.A.’s quintessential holiday tradition brings together friends and loved ones in an awe-inspiring winter wonderland, where film and live action seamlessly intertwine!
Dec 8, 2023
BROADWAY BARBARA'S HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR
Broadway Barbara, the stage legend, social media sensation (@BroadwayBarbaraOfficial), and subtly understated international entertainment titan, makes her triumphant Wallis debut! Sliding down your chimney with a sackful of holiday tunes and unbelievable showbiz tales, Broadway Barbara delivers a one-of-a-kind holiday extravaganza packed with yuletide cheer. Watch in reverent joy as Barbara performs her own versions of classic Christmas tunes! Listen in stunned amazement as she shares unbelievable Broadway gossip! Gaze in slack-jawed wonder as she unleashes her Hanukkah medley! Give yourself the gift that keeps on giving, and witness the ultimate Christmas miracle: Broadway Barbara, live in The Sorting Room!
Dec 9, 2023
SETH RUDETSKY'S BIG FAT BROADWAY SHOW
SirusXM Radio star Seth Rudetsky returns to The Wallis for an evening of his trademark “deconstructions,” in the intimate setting of The Sorting Room. Using his own audio and video collection, Rudetsky will explain the brilliance of the best Broadway performances (Patti LuPone in Evita) and delve deep into the bizarre choices of others (The Osmonds medley of Fiddler on the Roof ). Come for a hilarious 90-minute-tour-de-force!
Dec 14, 2023
Nashville-based singer-songwriter and finger-picking guitar maestro Sunny War's strums will serenade The Sorting Room with her unique acoustic blend of folk, punk, and blues. The Roots music revolutionary garnered widespread acclaim for her fourth and latest project Anarchist Gospel, showcasing her eclectic and innovative guitarwork while insightful lyricism bares striking emotional depth. Don't miss this 2023 rising star in her Wallis debut.
Dec 15, 2023
Performing her debut EP Aprendiendo Por Las Malas and upcoming EP Por Las Buenas in full to close out the year, Doris Anahí will be bringing her unique blend of bolero, ranchera, and soul sounds to The Sorting Room @ The Wallis. The Los Angeles-born, Mexico-City based artist’s live performances have been acclaimed for hitting at the root of feeling, channeling musical stylings from eras past, Doris Anahí’s masterful mix of nostalgia and resilience will undoubtedly transport you to exactly where you need to be.
Dec 16, 2023
HALIE LOREN: A SEASON OF LIGHT
Settle in for an unforgettable evening of jazz melodies. International, award-winning jazz/pop singer/songwriter Halie Loren brings a fresh and original perspective to time-honored musical paths, channeling her innate understanding of connectedness across musical boundaries. Halie's multi-genre and multi-lingual musical blend across her ten albums to date has earned several national and international awards in multiple genres as well as significant critical and chart success along the way, with her albums consistently charting at #1 on the Billboard/Japan Jazz Charts, iTunes (Canada and Japan), and Amazon Music.
Jan 12, 2024
Jan 13, 2024
CAMILLE A. BROWN & DANCERS: ink
Join Camille A. Brown & Dancers in an exploration of self-empowerment, Black love, brotherhood, and resilience that examines aspects of Black life that are too often appropriated, rewritten, or silenced. Ms. Brown made history this past year as the first Black director in the history of the MET opera and as the first Black female to be nominated for a Tony Award as both director and choreographer for a play on Broadway (For Colored Girls). With traditional African rhythms at its center, ink weaves together African-American social dance, African, tap, jazz, modern and hip-hop movement to lift up and celebrate Black lives, Black resilience, and Black superpowers.
Jan 13, 2024
Jan 28, 2024
BOTH AND (A PLAY ABOUT LAUGHING WHILE BLACK)
Don’t miss this rare and extraordinary piece of theater, conceived, written, and performed by Carolyn Ratteray. Through clowning, poetic text, and a tour-de-force performance, Both And (A Play About Laughing While Black) deeply investigates the nucleus of Black joy. As her mother is dying, Teayanna finds herself in a netherworld between life and death as she struggles to help her mother cross over.
Jan 17, 2024
MICHELLE CANN, PIANO
Michelle Cann makes her Wallis recital debut in a program of works by African American women composers. Sharing her passion for what she calls the “fantastic and beautiful music” of Florence Price, Cann will also play a suite by Margaret Bonds, the first African American to perform with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and works by Irene Britton Smith and Betty Jackson King. Be inspired as a world-class pianist introduces you to nearly-forgotten gems of Chicago’s Black Renaissance!
Feb 6, 2024
CORINNE BAILEY RAE - BLACK RAINBOWS TOUR
GRAMMY-winning singer/songwriter Corinne Bailey Rae brings her Black Rainbows project to The Wallis for ONE NIGHT ONLY. Her new single, “Peach Velvet Sky” is taken from her highly anticipated new album Black Rainbows, her first album of new material in seven years, coming out on September 15 via Thirty Tigers.