By Michael Gioia
and Andrew Gans
08 May 2014
|Photo by Matthew Murphy|
Produced by Erica Ruff, hosted by John Znidarsic and directed by Adam Jackman, the free evening was held in the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center.
Interpreting the songs of Thompson were Olithea Anglin, Bryan Terrell Clark, Matt Doyle, Molly Hager, Jonathan Hoard, Bonnie Milligan, Erik Sisco, Sam Tadaldi, Marty Thomas, Mariand Torres and Brandon Uranowitz.
Thompson has penned three albums: “What I’ve Done Right,” “KT LIVE” and “Private Page.” She has also written two musicals: R.R.R.E.D. A Secret Musical (The Grove in LA, and NYMF in NYC) and her current creation, Haunted, with Sara Montgomery writing the book. As an actress, she played the role of Vashti in Michael John LaChiusa’s Giant at The Public Theater and the Witch in Big Fish at the Oriental Theater in Chicago.
Molly Hager - "Terrifying Bliss":