PHOTO CALL: Grammy Winner Lyle Lovett Offers Surprise Concert at The Exonerated

By Krissie Fullerton
01 Oct 2012

Grammy Award winner Lyle Lovett, who appeared as a part of the rotating cast in the 10th anniversary production of the award-winning play The Exonerated presented by the Culture Project, held an impromptu concert following a recent performance to help raise funds for exonerees.

The piece is directed by Bob Balaban and features a non-rotating cast of six including Jim Bracchitta, Amelia Campbell, Bruce Kronenberg, Curtis McClarin, April Yvette Thompson and JD Williams. They are joined by a rotating cast that features Stockard Channing, Brian Dennehy, Delroy Lindo, Lyle Lovett, Chris Sarandon, Brooke Shields, Michael McKean, Steve Earle, John Forte and K'naan.

Here's a look at the concert:

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Lyle Lovett
Photo by Tristan Fuge

The Exonerated premiered at Culture Project in October 2002 when it received critical acclaim and ran for over 600 performances.

Show times are Tuesday-Thursday at 8 PM, Friday at 7 PM, Saturday at 8 PM and Sunday at 3 PM and 7 PM.

Tickets are priced at $75, with student tickets at $30, and available online at or via phone by calling OvationTix at (866) 811-4111. Culture Project is located at 45 Bleecker Street at Lafayette Street.