As the Tony-nominated Burt Bacharach once wrote, “It’s turkey lurkey time!” But if we’re being honest, it can be a slog until you actually sit down to that tasty meal.
This week’s Playbill Mixtape caters to fill the hours of travel or cooking—and can even double as your pre-dinner playlist. From jazzy standards to holiday tunes, this soundtrack will keep things light. And we’ve added a track from The Band’s Visit and Once On This Island’s “Mama Will Provide” as an homage to all the proverbial mamas cooking to provide for their families—and a nod to Asaka’s pre-show grilling.
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Think the jaunty “Turkey Lurkey Time” from Promises, Promises. Think Billy Porter’s saucy rendition of “Don’t Rain On My Parade.” Think Brian Stokes Mitchell’s soulful “Grateful.”