Song List Announced for Spelling Bee Star Ferguson's Jan. 24 Concert

News   Song List Announced for Spelling Bee Star Ferguson's Jan. 24 Concert
Jesse Tyler Ferguson, who will star in the upcoming New York production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, will perform the songs of William Finn and Michael John LaChiusa during his Jan. 24 concert at Joe's Pub.

Jesse Tyler Ferguson
Jesse Tyler Ferguson Photo by Aubrey Reuben

The concert, scheduled for 9:30 PM at the intimate cabaret located within the Public Theater, will be directed by Jason Eagan with musical direction by Mary Mitchell Campbell. The program for the evening — featuring songs from A New Brain, Little Fish, Elegies, R Shomon and Spelling Bee— follows:

"Songbook" LaChiusa
"Fraud" (from Broken Sleep) LaChiusa
"Gordon's Law of Genetics" (from A New Brain) Finn
"90 Year Old Man"/"I Ran" (from Little Fish) LaChiusa
"Mark's All Male Thanksgiving" (from Elegies) Finn
"Marriage Proposal" (from Falsettos) Finn
"Woe Is Me" (from 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee) Finn
"My Dogs" (from Elegies) Finn
"There Will Be a Miracle" (from R Shomon) LaChiusa
"Republicans" Finn
"Christian Thing to Do" (written for Audra Mcdonald's Carnegie Hall concert) LaChiusa
"Stupid Things I Won't Do" (from The Royal Family) Finn
"Little Fish" (from Little Fish) LaChiusa

Jesse Tyler Ferguson appeared on Broadway in the Public Theater's revival of On the Town. His other theatrical credits include Where Do We Live, The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told, Little Fish, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) and newyorkers as well as the City Center Encores! production of Hair. Ferguson's screen credits include "Absolutely Fabulous," "Sally Hemings: An American Scandal," "Ordinary Sinner" and "Mercury in Retrograde."

Joe's Pub is located at 425 Lafayette Street. Tickets, priced at $15, are available by calling (212) 239-6200 or by visiting

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