By Andrew Gans
20 May 2013
|Photo by Carol Rosegg|
The production, which played the Off-Broadway venue May 2-19, will return for 14 performances through June 9 at 2:30 PM at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter’s (entrance on East 54th Street, east of Lexington Avenue).
Nadler will again be joined by Franca Vercelloni on accordion and Jessica Wright on violin. David Schweizer directs.
In I'm a Stranger Here Myself, award-winning entertainer Nadler, according to press notes, "explores the depths of the European expatriate experience. Using songs by German and French artists - Kurt Weill, Friedrich Hollaender, Lotte Lenya and Marlene Dietrich (to name a few) - who through their music express the declarations of identity, the resistance in the face of terror and the hopes for survival. Nadler examines the lives of these artists as well as those of ordinary German citizens caught up in one of the most intriguing periods of the Twentieth Century.… Nadler’s multilingual performances of songs that speak of yearning for deliverance are especially pungent in their evocation of European Jews and homosexuals, the luckiest of whom found refuge in America."
Tickets are priced at $67.50 and are available online at yorktheatre.org, by calling (212) 935-5820, or in person at the box office at the York Theatre at Saint Peter’s.