The Coterie is set to present Broadway stars and recording artists Terron Brooks and Kamilah Marshall in their annual holiday music extravaganza Holidaze Harmony. The Black Donny and Marie are back again with a holiday show that is sure to leave you in the Spirit! Terron Brooks (NBC mini-series â€œThe Temptationsâ€, Broadwayâ€™s The Lion King) and Kamilah Marshall (Bette Midler Harlette, Broadway’s Hairspray) come together for the fourth year in a row to sing all your favorite holiday songs with a twist. Fun for Everyone! Holidaze Harmony will take place Wednesda, December 14 in The Coterieâ€™s home at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel & Spa.
About the Artists
Terron Brooks and Kamilah Marshall have been performing together for a little over 20 years. This is their fourth year doing Holidaze Harmony as well as working together on Broadway in Disneyâ€™s The Lion King. Most recently, they spent this past summer touring with Matthew Morrison, star of TVâ€™s â€œGleeâ€.
Born and raised in Southern California, Terron Brooks has been singing since the age of six. He has sung with many artists including Stephanie Mills, Smokey Robinson, Michael Jackson, and has performed throughout the US and Europe. He was also a member of the doo-wop group The Alley Cats. On Broadway, Brooks performed the role of “Simba” in Disney’s The Lion King and “Seaweed” in Hairspray. His vocals have been featured on numerous film and TV soundtrack albums including â€œTears from the Sunâ€, â€œThe Adventures of Brer Rabbitâ€, and ABC’s â€œGepettoâ€. Brooks starred in the romantic comedy All About You with â€œOne Life To Liveâ€ actors Renee Elise Goldsberry and Debbie Allen, co-wrote its theme song, and contributed vocals to the soundtrack, which was produced by â€œAmerican Idolâ€ musical director, Rickey Minor. As an actor, Brooks is a two-time NAACP Award nominee for supporting actor and is best remembered for his critically acclaimed portrayal of â€œEddie Kendricksâ€ in the Emmy Award-winning NBC mini-series â€œThe Temptationsâ€. Brooks has a wide fan base that extends from the US to Africa, Germany, Japan, and England. The Los Angeles Times has described his voice as “smooth and soulful.” In 2006, Brooks inked a deal with GoDigital Records for exclusive worldwide digital distribution. He has produced 3 albums: “Prelude”, “Alive”, “Overtureâ€, and is currently working on his fourth album.
Kamilah Marshall just finished touring this summer supporting â€œGleeâ€ star Matthew Morrison. Theatre Credits include Broadway: The Original Broadway Cast of Hairspray (Dynamite), RENT (Joanne) and Disneyâ€™s The Lion King at The Pantages Theatre. Marhsall has backed up Bette Midler as a Staggering Harlette on tours of The U.S. and Australia as well as a two-year run at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Marshall can be heard on the soundtrack of â€œSex and the City 2â€. Her debut solo album, â€œGypsy Moonshineâ€ is available on iTunes. www.kamilahmarshall.com
Holidaze Harmony takes place December 14th, 2011 at 8:00pm in The Coterie at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel & Spa. The venue is located on the mezzanine level inside â€œTwistâ€ Restaurant. Doors will open at 7pm for dinner. Advanced tickets are $15 and may be purchased in advance at www.thecoteriela.com. Childrenâ€™s tickets are available for $10 in advance. $20 adult/$15 child tickets (cash or credit) will be available at the door 1 hour prior to showtime. $5 standing room only (SRO) is also available at the bar (Must best 21+) in advance or for $10 at the door. While enjoying the music, guests are encouraged to try the delicious appetizers, entrees, desserts, and handcrafted signature cocktails. A two item minimum, per person will apply for admission into the venue. For more information or special seating requests, please call (530) 4-COTERIE.