THE SORTING ROOM
Catch a new vibe as the Lovelace Studio Theater transforms into an intimate nightclub & lounge called The Sorting Room. Pull up a seat and let us pour you a cold one for a night of unforgettable entertainment, including live music and uproarious comedy acts.
The Briskin Bar @ The Wallis offers craft cocktails, handpicked bottles of wine, draft beer, tea, coffee, and snacks. Bring your covered drink to The Sorting Room and enjoy during the performance. Want to make a night of it? Enjoy a pre or post show dinner reservation at one of our neighboring restaurant partners.
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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.