Tommy Riles and Art Eddy talk about Art‘s first trip to Portland and hanging out with Patrick Quinn, Tom‘s birthday, and what Tom will be doing in Indianapolis soon. They then bring on singer and actor Elijah Rock.
Elijah Rock is an award-winning Actor, Singer, Writer, Producer and “Artrepreneur”. He is the 2014 NAACP Theatre Award Winner for Best Male Equity performer in “Breath and Imagination-The Story of Roland Hayes” written by award-winning playwright Daniel Beaty and staged at the renowned Colony Theatre in Burbank, CA. This season, Rock reprised the role of Roland Hayes in Boston, MA at Arts Emerson’s historical Paramount Theatre. While in Boston, Rock was honored to sing the National Anthem at the 2015 State of City Address for Boston Mayor, Marty Walsh in Boston Symphony Hall.
Recently, Rock starred as the Crooner in the Los Angeles premiere of “Words by Ira Gershwin”, which ran at the Colony Theatre from April18th-Extended thru May24th, 2015. See Reviews! In television, Rock has appeared as a recurring guest star in the second season of “Masters of Sex” on Showtime. On the big screen, he is preparing to star in the biopic “Lincoln Perry” to be produced with Brad Wilson and directed by the award-winning writer/director, Antwone Fisher.
We spoke with Elijah about creating his new album, acting, and fatherhood.