Salty Brine Announces Residency At Joe's Pub

Salty Brine Announces Residency At Joe's Pub

Salty Brine proudly announces a year-long residency at downtown cabaret and music venue Joe's Pub at The Public Theater in 2019. Brine will perform four original shows as part of his long-running series, The Living Record Collection.

First up is And If You Listen Very Hard, inspired by Led Zeppelin's Led Zeppelin IV and Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island. The show will run on February 6 and 8. On February 6, doors will open at 6:00pm and the show will begin at 7:00pm. On February 8, doors will open at 9:00pm and the show will begin at 9:30pm.

And If You Listen Very Hard is directed by Max Reuben with arrangements by Nate Weida and performances by Fred Epstein, Eric Farber, Keisuke Matsu and Nate Weida.

The second show of the year is You'll Never Get to Heaven, inspired by Laura Nyro's Eli and the Thirteenth Confession. The show will perform on May 22 and 23. On May 22, doors will open at 6:00pm and the show will begin at 7:00pm. On May 23, doors will open at 9:00pm and the show will begin at 9:30pm.

You'll Never Get to Heaven is directed by Andrew Neisler with arrangements by Ellen Winter.

The Living Record Collection features costume design by Heather McDevitt-Barton and production design by Christopher Bowser.

Two additional shows, running in September and November as part of Brine's residency with The Living Record Collection, will be announced later this year.

Advance tickets for all performances are $20. Tickets for And If You Listen Very Hard can be purchased online here. Tickets for You'll Never Get to Heaven are available here.

About The Living Record Collection
This dazzling expedition into the heart of popular music, created and performed by cabaret artist Salty Brine, takes incredible albums and twists them in style and form until they are at once familiar and foreign, nostalgic and new. Imagining track lists as blueprints for evenings of musical mayhem, Salty brings you The Living Record Collection.

Past shows (all Time Out New York Critics' Picks) include Abbey Stra e, I've Been to Sea Before, Second Hand News, Dark Side of the Rainbow, I Carried a Watermelon, He's So Unusual, Givin' Up Your Heart, I'm A Lot Like You, These Are the Contents of My Head, Thank U 4 a Funky Time, This One Night at the Opera, How Strange It Is, Good News, or Harry the Dog, Dean. Maybe Frank. Maybe Sammy and Welcome to the Jungle.

About Salty Brine
Salty Brine is a New York-based actor, playwright, and Bistro award-winning cabaret artist. He is the creative force behind The Living Record Collection, a series of cabaret performances which deftly weave together iconic, popular albums with major cultural touchstones from classic literature to opera and beyond; Each album performed with a live band and Salty's unique brand of memoir-esque storytelling.

Since 2016 Salty has been a resident performer at New York's intimate supper-club, Pangea, where he continues to develop work.

The Living Record Collection is currently in residence at Joe's Pub where Salty will premier four brand new shows throughout 2019.

As performer he has worked with director Andrew Neisler in C sar Alvarez's original musical The Elementary Spacetime Show (Ars Nova, FringeArts); with playwright Adam Symcowitz, composer/lyricist Adam Overett, and musical director Ian Axness in Clown Bar (Pipeline Theatre Company, The Box); and with Taylor Mac, Matt Ray, Machine Dazzle, Rachel Chavkin, Rachelle Garniez, David Drake, and 50+ brilliant theater artists in Mac's own five-hour epic The Lily's Revenge (HERE).

From 2007 - 2013 Salty was the co-creator and performer (with Justin Levine) of the long-deceased vaudeville duo Pepper 'n Sam which culminated in a residency at Ars Nova.

Salty teaches cabaret performance and storytelling at New York University.
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