Valarie Pettiford is Thankful

November 15, 2008
9:00 pm

valarie-pettiford-uprigh-cabaret.jpgValarie Pettiford gives you the reasons why she is thankful, as she puts her thoughts to music in her new show entitled “Thankful.”  The multi-talented, Tony nominated actress appears blending a mixture of jazz, classic standards and musical theatre, with a stellar band musically directed by the brilliant Ron Abel. PETTIFORD started 2008 with a recurring role on the hit comedy series “House of Payne” as Sandra Lucas. Last year she opened the 2007 Summer Concert Series with The Pasadena Pops, conducted by Rachel Worby. She went on to shoot the pilot “Anatomy of Hope” for HBO as Deanna Rivers, directed by JJ Abrams. In February 2006, PETTIFORD completed her fourth season of the hit TV series “Half & Half” that earned her three NAACP Image Award nominations for her portrayal as Big Dee Dee Thorne. She guest starred as Dr. Lana Whitford in “CSI Miami” (Spring 2006), Ellen Laskow in “Bones” and as Aunt Jackie in the number one film for 3 weeks, and now the number one DVD, “Stomp the Yard”. PETTIFORD ‘s Broadway and tour credits include Fosse, for which she was nominated for a Tony Award and recognizes by the Drama League, Chicago (opposite Chita Rivera) London West End debut, Sophisticated Ladies, original cast and understudy for Judith Jamison.

With Special Guest Musical Director Ron Abel

Conceived and Directed by David Galligan 

$25 Main, $20 Patio, $15 Standing Room Only

Dinner /10 Cane Rum Drink Specials begin at 7PM.

Show begins at 9PM.


Dinner is required for Main/Patio seating. In addition to the entertainment charge (show ticket) there is a $30 pp Food/Drink min in Dining room // No minimum in Bar/Lounge.

Mark’s Restaurant
861 N. LaCienega Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069