The evening will celebrate the singing actress' solo debut recording, "It Can Happen to Anyone," which will be released on the Blue Note Records label. Show time is 9:30 PM.
Color Purple marks the Broadway debut for Withers-Mendes, who received a Tony nomination for her performance as Shug Avery. The singer has recorded and performed with such artists as Luther Vandross, Cher, Celine Dion and Henry Krieger. Withers-Mendes also penned the song "Emotions," a number-one hit on the Billboard Charts. Her current single is titled "Be With You."
Joe's Pub is located within the Public Theater at 425 Lafayette Street. There is a $20 cover charge; call (212) 967-7555 for reservations. For more information visit www.joespub.com.