Tony Award nominee Robin De Jesus (In the Heights, La Cage aux Folles) was among the artists who joined singer, songwriter and actor Blake Pfeil for Blake Pfeil is in Love with a Girl Named… Irene May 12 at Joe's Pub in New York City. Here are highlights from the concert.
The concert featured Nick Cosgrove (Jersey Boys national tour), Rebecca Faulkenberry (Spider-Man), Katherine Wright, Grace Weber, Sara Kapner (Bare), Elena Ricardo (Mamma Mia!), Jason Gotay (Bring It On: The Musical), Anna Ty Bergman (Fame international tour), Lee Harrington, Matthew John Kacergis, Joe Carroll (Once), Erica Swindell (Once), Julia Mattison (Godspell), Rachel Gavaletz, Ryan Fitzgerald (West Side Story international tour), Nik Walker and De Jesus (In the Heights).
Pfeil's music has been featured at New World Stages, Joe's Pub, the American Theatre of Actors and (le) Poisson Rouge as well as NYC's The Bitter End, where he is a member of the Singer/Songwriter Sessions. His debut EP "Crossing Connecticut" will be released in June.
"Kalamazoo (Lurana) / Manhattan Speaks," with Blake Pfeil and Rachel Gavaletz:
You're invited to spend an evening filled with personal tales of difficult choices, bad breaks, worse men and some of the most glorious songs ever written. It's an intimate evening, up close with a legend.
So pull up a chair and order up a drink. Because she's got a life to sing. Tickets as low as $85!
Fuerza Bruta Wayra
Here Lies Love
On The Town
Piece of My Heart
Scenes From A Marriage
Sex With Strangers
The Country House
The Good and The True
This is Our Youth
You Can't Take It With You