Crosstown Arts presents Kortland Whalum in the Green Room.
The Green Room at Crosstown Arts
Thursday, December 15, 2022
Doors at 7 p.m. | Show at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets: $30 | $25 in advance
Kortland Whalum ushers in this Christmas season in the Green Room with some of his favorite holiday tunes, classic covers, and original material, shared with dear friends and special musical guests.
Kortland Whalum is a singer-songwriter and actor whose talents span from music to the stage. Kortland could be seen in productions of The Wiz; AIDA; Raisin; and Porgy&Bess at the Hattiloo Theatre. In 2019, Kortland traveled to Milan, Italy where he performed the Fats Waller musical Ain’t Mis Behavin’. he originated the role of Dustin in the developmental production of May We All : A New Country Musical at Playhouse on the Square. At Theatre Memphis, Kortland’s credits include CATS, Hello, Dolly!, and most recently, the lead role of Sky Masterson in Guys & Dolls.
With a sold-out show at The Green Room at Crosstown Arts in 2020, Kortland is continuing to see and occupy a unique niche in the world of soft jazz and R&B/Soul music. Kortland released his EP A Love Letter; a collection of songs including, “Can We Go [Love’s Paradise]”, “C’est La Vie”, and “The Limit”; all of which have garnered favorable local radio play on various stations. In 2020, Kortland was invited to become a professional member of the Recording Academy (The Grammy Awards).