Buckley, Rupert and Borle Reunite for Elegies Evening

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Betty Buckley, Michael Rupert and Christian Borle — who co-starred in the original Off-Broadway production of William Finn's Elegies — reunite for a one-night-only concert presentation of the musical song cycle Dec. 17.
Betty Buckley
Betty Buckley

The evening at Joe's Pub, the intimate cabaret located within the Public Theater, will also feature the talents of Darius de Haas and Sally Wilfert. Show time is 9:30 PM. Elegies celebrates life (and death) through the power of song. The song cycle was a hit at Lincoln Center Theater during its limited engagement in 2003. The original New York cast boasted Buckley, Rupert and Borle as well as Carolee Carmello and Keith Byron Kirk. Among Finn's songs are "Looking Up Quintet," "Mister Choi & Madame G," "Mark's All-Male Thanksgiving," "Only One," "Joe Papp," "Peggy Hewitt & Mysty Del Giorno," "Passover," "Infinite Joy," "The Ballad of Jack Eric Williams (and Other 3 Named Composers)," "Monica & Mark," "Anytime (I Am There)," "My Dogs," "14 Dwight Ave., Natick, Massachusetts," "When the Earth Stopped Turning," "Goodbye," "Boom Boom" and "Looking Up."

Fynsworth Alley released the original cast recording.

Joe's Pub is located at 425 Lafayette Street, between East 4th Street and Astor Place. Tickets, priced $45, are available by calling (212) 967-7555 or by visiting www.joespub.com.

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