PigPen Theatre Co., Akiko Yano Trio, Elliott Sharp and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru Nov 11
This week at Joe's Pub, tonight, November 5th through November 11th, get ready for Taylor Mac, a night with PigPen Theatre Co., Benjamin Walker's Find the Funny, Akiko Yano Trio, Bridget Everett and the Tender Moments, Alicia Jo Rabins: A Kaddish for Bernie Madoff, Henry Rollins: The Long March, Toshi Reagon and BigLovely, Alice Smith, Davis Rogan, Deleon, Jack Hitt: Making Up the Truth and Elliott Sharp's Terraplane. More details below!
TAYLOR MAC: THE BE(A)ST OF TAYLOR MAC
TONIGHT at 7:00 PM
Taylor Mac's 1830s concert on Monday, Nov 5th has been changed (due to Sandy) to an updated version of his solo, "The Be(A)st of Taylor Mac", which will incorporate election eve mayhem, the Hurricane, new material, the passing of a kidney stone, and a deconstruction of the adage, "The Show Must Go On".
A NIGHT WITH PIGPEN THEATRE CO.
TONIGHT at 9:30 PM
$12 Advance / $15 Door
The explosively inventive work of the PigPen Theatre Co. features folk storytelling, puppetry, clever staging, live music, and has captured the imagination of critics and audiences alike since they were introduced to the New York stage in 2010 at FringeNYC with “The Nightmare Story”. Since then, the group has gone on to become the first company in history to win FringeNYC’s highest honor for a play two years running (2010 and 2011 with “The Mountain Song”) and have produced their work off-broadway, ranked as the The Huffington Post’s #5 theatrical event of 2011. Join us at Joe's Pub for a shows with the PigPen boys features lush harmonies, banjos, accordions, guitars, drums, pianos and more to bring to life their favorite songs from the debut album "Bremen", and their off-broadway production, "The Old Man and The Old Moon".
Benjamin Walker’S FIND THE FUNNY: ELECTION SPECIAL
November 6th at 8:30PM
Benjamin Walker, the critically acclaimed star of Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson and Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter presents and performs in Find the Funny – which he created and hosts. An event dedicated to providing performance opportunities to new and innovative comics, writers, musicians, and performers, Find the Funny is a monthly show that began downtown and has moved from venue to venue as it expanded and matured.
AKIKO YANO TRIO
November 7th at 7:30PM
$30 Reserved / $35 Premium
Akiko Yano is back at her favorite place in NYC, with her long time friend-vertuoso-musicians, Will Lee on bass and Chris Parker on drums. Her latest album "Akiko", produced by T-Bone Burnett is now available worldwide.
Bridget Everett & THE TENDER MOMENTS
November 7th at 9:30PM
Bridget Everett is a singing tour de force known for her funny yet gut-wrenching, outrageous and unpredictable performance work. She’s been dubbed “Wynona Judd meets Melissa Etheridge, via the local bar floozy, on a rocket ship out of Twin Peaks” by Michael Musto from the Village Voice. She has appeared frequently on Time Out New York’s annual list of top cabaret performers, ranking number one in 2010 on a list which included Alan Cumming and Elaine Stritch. Bridget has performed at Montreal’s Just for Laughs, New York Comedy Festival, HBO’s Aspen United States Comedy Arts Festival and the Adelaide International Cabaret Festival in Adelaide, Australia. She played Lynn Chenney in Taylor Mac’s Red Tide Blooming at P.S.122, was featured in Scott Wittman's production Jukebox Jackie, and was a regular on Logo’s Jeffrey Cole Casserole. She can also be seen as Cathy in the Sex and the City movie and as Shonda in the CBS hit comedy, 2 Broke Girls.