Broadway fans looking for a way to spend New Year's Eve might want to head to Joe's Pub on Dec. 31 for an evening with the legendary Eartha Kitt. Kitt, who received a Tony Award nomination for her work in The Wild Party, will offer an 8 PM concert at the intimate cabaret on New Year's Eve. Tickets are priced at $125, which include the concert as well as music from DJ Scram, who will spin classics and hip-hop beginning at 10 PM.
A world-renowned concert artist and actress, Eartha Kitt has appeared on Broadway in Bal Negre, Leonard Silliman's New Faces of 1952, Mrs. Patterson, Shinbone Alley, Jolly's Progress, Timbuktu! and The Wild Party. She received her first Tony nomination for her performance in Timbuktu!, and she starred on the West End stage in a production of Stephen Sondheim's Follies. Kitt's screen credits are numerous, including the 1965 drama "I Spy," for which she was nominated for an Emmy Award. Her autobiography is entitled "I'm Still Here: Confessions of a Sex Kitten."
Joe's Pub is located within the Public Theater at 425 Lafayette Street, between East 4th Street and Astor Place. Tickets are available at the Public Theater's box office or by calling (212) 539-8776.