Thank you to everyone who has been coming out so far to share these evenings with us. I can't tell you how meaningful it is for me to have a creative home base at my favorite venue in the city, to get to play for you there so regularly and to see so many of you show up month after month to listen. Thank you.
How can I possibly prepare you for the magnificence of my special guest this month? All the superlatives in the world won't do her justice. She is the legendary JO LAMPERT and it thrills me to no end to feature her at this show. Her indescribably fantastic voice and presence is only surpassed by her fiercely generous heart. She'll be singing a song from Twelfth Night, as well as joining us for a few old favorites we've yet to play live so far this year. A joyful noise shall be made and a harvest shall be reaped.
And here's her and I singing a Judy & Babs duet, just in case you needed extra incentive.
In other news, I'm over the moon because we've just begun rehearsals for my musical adaptation of AS YOU LIKE IT at the Public Theater. I've been working nonstop on this show all year and I'm bursting at the seams to share it with you all. I truly believe that the Public Works program is changing lives and making our city a more inclusive and loving place. It's my great privilege and joy to make art with this community. Also, our cast is phenomenal, including Rebecca Naomi Jones, Darius de Haas, Ato Blankson-Wood and Joel Perez. Save the date: September 1st thru 5th, we hit the Delacorte in Central Park!
Stay tuned for exciting announcements about my fall residency shows and more!