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RESIDENCY SET LIST 1/4/19: BACK TO BETSY

1/7/19

On New Year’s Eve, I said goodbye to 2018 at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, where Kate Baldwin and Ashley Perez Flanagan sang a ravishing version of my song “Singing You Home,” with Kent Tritle conducting the orchestra, and an audience of more than 3,000 New Yorkers grateful to have survived that tumultuous and exhausting year. Now: on to the business of a new start and a new determination! So what better way than to share the SubCulture stage with the very definition of Joy, my friend and collaborator, the mostly blonde Betsy Wolfe? We got Betsy playingRead More »

Residency Set List 12/17: Closing Out 2018 with MYKAL KILGORE

1/3/19

It’s been an unbelievable year of shows at the SubCulture residency. So many dazzling artists doing thrilling work and really pushing me to keep up – Carrie Manolakos, Sutton Foster, the astonishing quartet of Dr. Patrice E. Turner, A.J. Sojola, NaTasha Yvette Williams and Nova Payton, the dynamic duo of Blaemire and Iman, Gavin Creel, Camille Thurman, Frances Ruffelle, and Shoshana Bean, Rachel Bay Jones, Cynthia Erivo and Jimmy Greene, Jeremy Jordan, Ty Taylor and Sierra Boggess, Carolee Carmello and Solea Pfeiffer – really, just click on those set lists and marvel at the level of talent I get toRead More »

RESIDENCY SET LIST 11/5: CAROLEE CARMELLO & SOLEA PFEIFFER

12/29/18

Twenty years ago, Carolee Carmello headed the company of my first Broadway show, Parade, and poured her voice of molten brass right into my music for a Tony Award nomination and a performance for the ages. Twenty years later, Solea Pfeiffer stood on the stage of City Center to sing in the first New York revival of Songs for a New World and blasted into the stratosphere with her limitless musicality And on November 5, these two extraordinary performers came to share the stage at SubCulture with me and my gloriously versatile band, and we spent a wonderful night celebratingRead More »

RESIDENCY SET LIST 10/20: TY TAYLOR & SIERRA BOGGESS

11/16/18

You could find a dictionary definition of “charisma,” or you could just watch Ty Taylor. Here is a guy who pulls an audience right to him, whether he’s in a stadium in front of 50,000 people or he’s doing a solo show in a small theater. To get to be on stage with someone who is so in command of his craft, so committed to making music and sharing joy, is one of the great pleasures of my life.  Given the strength of our musical connection, I’m always kind of surprised to remember that Ty and I actually don’t knowRead More »

SET LIST: The Hill School, Pottstown PA, 11/10/18

11/12/18

The amazing Chris McGriff invited me out to the Hill School to share a wonderful night with his amazing students, who had just finished a run of Songs for a New World and couldn’t wait to ask me a million questions about it and why there are blessings on the water and the stones. Hope from How We React and How We Recover (2018)It All Fades Away from The Bridges of Madison County (2014)I Love Betsy from Honeymoon in Vegas (2015)Hallowed Ground from How We React and How We Recover (2018)Fifty Years Long from How We React and How WeRead More »

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