Joan Jaffe to Bring FOOD to Abingdon, 2/16
Joan Jaffe WINNER 2012 MAC Award - Best Musical Comedy Performer, was named one of the Top 15 in New York Cabaret 2010 by Kevin Scott Hall - EdgeNewYork.com, and was also a 2010 MAC Award nominee. Joan Jaffe's FOOD is a smorgasbord of comedy and music guaranteed to make you laugh. You'll thrill to hear Joan sing songs about FOOD - most funny, some very tasteful and some obscure. The patter written by Joan, is so good - there won't be a dry seat in the house - you'll hunger for more.
Internationally acclaimed Matt Baker is the musical director and arranger for Joan's show, and Adam Kabak is on Double Bass.
Consultant for the show - and additional lyrics - Rob Lester.
One Performance Only -
Sunday February 16 at 7 PM
The Sunday Series at Abingdon
Dorothy Strelsin Theatre
Abingdon Theatre Complex
312 W. 36th St., NYC ( Bet. 8th & 9th Avenues)
Reservations: 866-811-4111 or www.abingdontheatre.org.
(Tickets $15.00 with code FOOD16)
All proceeds go to benefit the programs of not-for-profit Abingdon Theatre
Joan Jaffe is excited to present her new show Joan Jaffe's FOOD - a smorgasbord of comedy and music. Joan was the WINNER -Best Musical Comedy Performer- 2012 MAC Award for her show Joan Jaffe's MAN-ha-ha-ha-TAN. Moon* of stage, screen and TV, she was ranked as one of The Top 15 in New York Cabaret 2010 by Kevin Scott Hall - Edgenewyork.com and was a 2010 MAC Award Nominee for her critically acclaimed show, Joan Jaffe Sings Funny... Her CD Joan Jaffe Sings Funny...received tremendous praise from her family - and exciting accolades from the press. Joan has understudied some of the theatre's healthiest women, was featured with her late husband Hal Blankenship as Burt & Lizzie in the award winning film THE SAVAGES. Other recent films in which Joan was featured: Alex Tressor's award winning 74th & BROADWAY, Disney's ENCHANTED (Gentle Folk), THE PRODUCERS (Little Old Lady), APPROACHING UNION SQUARE (Mom). She appeared on Broadway in MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING and BAJOUR; Off-Broadway -(Mrs. Bucket) TROPHY WIFE; (Nellie Cohan) THE George M. Cohan REVUE, & YANKEE DOODLE BOY, to mention just a few. A veteran of tours, cabaret, films and commercials, TV appearances include soaps, SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, LATE NIGHT WITH CONAN O'BRIEN, Comedy Central with Slovin & Allen, as well as live appearances with Slovin & Allen at COMEDY BELOW CANAL (92ndY Tribeca), UCB and Here. Producer and host of her stand-up comedy show, Joan Jaffe'S COMEDY ON SUNDAY for over three years. She and husband Hal Blankenship appeared with THE JOAN & HAL SHOW at the prestigious Friars Club four years in a row. She has written & directed several cabaret acts and is also the Performance Director of the Steps On Broadway (NYC) Vocal Performance Workshop for Dancers.
Member: AEA, SAG-AFTRA, MAC
*(moon - not a star - yet)