Threepenny's McKay Sings at Joe's Pub Aug. 8

News   Threepenny's McKay Sings at Joe's Pub Aug. 8 Nellie McKay, who played Polly Peachum in the Roundabout's 2006 revival of The Threepenny Opera, goes it solo at Joe's Pub Aug. 8.
Nellie McKay
Nellie McKay

McKay will play the intimate club, located within the Public Theater, at 11:30 PM. An encore performance is scheduled for Aug. 22. The evenings will feature songs from McKay's new CD, "Obligatory Villagers," which is scheduled for a Sept. 25 release on the Hungry Mouse label. A follow-up to her 2006 disc "Pretty Little Head," the new recording features jazz greats Phil Woods, David Liebman and Bob Dorough.

Nellie McKay is a performer, songwriter and activist. She scored the movie musical "The Amazing True Story of a Teenage Single Mom" and won a Theatre World Award for her Broadway bow in Threepenny Opera.

Joe's Pub is located within the Public Theater at 425 Lafayette Street. There is a $20 cover charge and a two-drink minimum. Call (212) 967-7555 for reservations or visit www.joespub.com.

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