Named for Public Theater founder Joe Papp, Joe’s Pub is one of New York City’s most celebrated venues for emerging and legendary artists.
Photographer: Ted Croner
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“I’m an older woman who’s not going to have a shiny pop song ever again,” Ms. Sobule said with a carefree laugh, “so that gives me license to do whatever the hell I want.” Given the not-so-vibrant state of the music industry, she said, “There’s a certain freedom right now in being so cynical. You might as well just have fun.” (via Jill Sobule Finds Seeds of ‘Dottie’s Charms’ in a Drawer - NYTimes.com)
Jill Sobule will be here with some of her all-star songwriters— David Hajdu, Sara Marcus, Sam Lipsyte, James Marcus, Luc Sante and Nina Mehta—to talk about Dottie’s Charms and play some music next Monday, April 28 for Unlimited Partnerships: The Perils and Pleasures of Artistic Collaboration, with Harper’s Magazine.
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Take a look at Michael Arthur’s sketches of rehearsals for the Broadway revival of “Hedwig and the Angry Inch,” starring Neil Patrick Harris: http://nyr.kr/1ewK8Ky
Above: The director Michael Mayer and Neil Patrick Harris.
Hedwig and the Angry Inch opens on Broadway tonight. Here are some drawings by Michael Arthur for The New Yorker that show what making theater is like….
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