Rachael Sage: “Tchatchkes & Latkes!” @ Joe’s Pub December 23rd at 9:30 PM
"Comedienne and songstress Rachael Sage brings her signature 'What's a Jewish girl to do?' shtick to a special holiday-themed performance that includes...her family's extensive collection of fine menorahs, sultry piano songs, and special guests like cellist Dave Eggar (Coldplay, the Who) and the "Rosh Hashanah Girl" from YouTube” – New York Magazine
"Rachael Sage's talent and 'what's a Jewish girl to do?' observations...could turn out to be the unlikely hit of Fringe 2009" – The Herald (Edinburgh)
"Sage (is) the Jewish Norah Jones" – Washington Jewish Week
"Sage's songs blend old-world melodies with whimsical riffs, implanting both modern themes and painful historical events. The resulting sound...boldly recalls a rich Jewish cultural heritage." – Forward
Local funny girl and art-pop songstress Rachael Sage returns to Joe's Pub for a special holiday edition of her latest musical mishugas, "Sequins & Shpiel!" (which debuted earlier this year at Edinburgh Fringe Festival, to rave reviews).
Sage, who has shvitzed with the New York City Ballet and learned to be varklempt at the legendary Actors Studio, will weave songs from her eight-album discography with shpiel about her life as a former ballerina, adventures on the road, and her family's extensive menorah collection. Expect a healthy mix of vaudevillian shtick, playful Yiddishkeit and Sage's signature pianistic flair.
"Tchatchkes & Latkes!" will also feature several special guests including cellist Dave Eggar (Coldplay, The Who) and YouTube singing sensation Michelle Citrin ("Rosh Hashanah Girl", "Pass The Candle"). At 5'1, Brooklyn based singer/songwriter; Michelle Citrin is known as the 'lil grrl, with a big sound'. She's belts out funky folk pop tunes with a soulful sound.
What: “Tchatchkes & Latkes” special holiday show!
Where: Joe’s Pub
When: Wednesday December 23, 2009 @ 9:30 PM
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