Julia Mattison, Frankie James Grande and More Will Join Singer-Songwriter Katie Thompson for Christmas With a "K" at 54 Below
04 Nov 2013
Katie Thompson, who was seen Off-Broadway in The Public Theater's production of Giant and in the Chicago production of Big Fish, will offer Christmas with a "K" Dec. 3 at 54 Below.
According to press notes, "Katie Thompson sets her sights on Christmas, with a night of carols re-written, standards re-imagined, and New York's finest, funniest voices. Having penned three albums and two-and-a-half musicals, this 'rich-voiced powerhouse' promises to 'put the mayhem back in Bethlehem' at 54 Below."
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.