Rain Pryor

Rain Pryor

An artist with one of the most recognizable names in show business is bringing new visibility to a small theater company in Baltimore.

Rain Pryor grew up in the shadow of one of the biggest names in show business -- she's the daughter of the late comedian Richard Pryor. But she's long since earned a name for herself in theater and film, a name that a local theater company in Baltimore is hoping will rejuvenate its venue. Pryor joins Kojo in studio to chat about her work and vision for the Strand Theater Company, which just started its fifth season.

Guests

Rain Pryor

Artistic Director, Strand Theater Company; actor, singer, producer, and comedian; also author of "Jokes My Father Never Taught Me: Life, Love, and Loss with Richard Pryor"

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