Sunday, Jul 01, 2012 7:30 PM PDT
Upstairs at Vitello's, Studio City, CA
GLORIA CALOMÉE is an international singer and award-winning actress, who has performed in cabarets and clubs throughout Europe including MEMPHISMELODY and LES TROIS MALLAITZ in Paris, CASINO DA VILA MORA and CASINO DE MONTE GORDO in the Algarve, Portugal, and QUANDO O PIANO TOCA in Lisbon. She has also performed on the highly acclaimed variety show A FESTA CONTINUA for RTP Television, Lisbon, Portugal. In the States she regularly performs at Hollywood’s premiere Cabaret Room THE GARDENIA, also at Hollywood’s CINEGRILLE, THE ROSE TATTOO, and at the Bay Area’s GRACIE’S, and PLAZA BISTRO.
Gloria’s one-woman shows THE MUSIC OF KURT WEILL and REMEMBERING MABEL: A TRIBUTE TO MABLE MERCER, as well as her eclectic performances of Brazilian, Jazz and Pop standards have delighted loyal audiences.
As an actress, she has guest-starred in numerous television episodes including WILD WILD WEST, BARNEY MILLER, THE ROCKFORD FILES, PETROCELLI, AND TRAPPER JOHN MD. She was featured in the feature films THE REIVERS, opposite Steve McQueen, and ROLLERCOASTER with James Caan. On the stage she toured with the New York Shakespeare Company’s National tour of Ntozake Shange’s FOR COLORED GIRLS WHO’VE CONSIDERED SUICIDE WHEN THE RAINBOW IS ENOUGH. A role she later recreated in Hollywood’s Doolittle Theater production. She recently received glowing reviews for her performances in IAGO at the Los Angeles Theater Center, and in the hit musical IS IT JUST ME OR IS IT HOT IN HERE? at THE CINEGRILLE, Hollywood.
GLORIA CALOMÉE has been hailed as “a gifted entertainer” (DRAMALOGUE), and Robert Sutton in ALL ABOUT JAZZ Magazine described her voice as “sultry”, and that “Her voice exudes mystery and film noir atmospherics” and “world class polish”.
Her recent CD, GLORIA CALOMÉE LIVE IN HOLLYWOOD is available at www.cdbaby.com.