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Nellie McKay – “I Want to Live!”

Singer / Songwriter

 

Nellie McKay Earns Critical Acclaim for “I Want to Live!”

A “Brilliant, Zany Film-Noir Musical Biography” (The New York Times) of Barbara Graham, the Third Woman to Die in the Gas Chamber at San Quentin.

“In a matter of minutes Ms. McKay transports you from heaven into hell. Or is the other way around? She makes both worlds irresistibly seductive.” – The New York Times

“I Want to Live!” a musical death row revue, conjures the life story of “a woman of dubious moral standards…often a guest in seedy bars…”

Inspired by the 1958 movie of the same name, “I Want to Live!” …combines Ms. McKay’s virtually unlimited gifts as a singer, songwriter, actress, pianist, ukulele player, mimic, satirist and comedian into a show that is much deeper than its surface might suggest,” writes Stephen Holden for The New York Times. “In the most lighthearted way they evoke a heartless environment of social injustice in which people who fall through the cracks are invisible to everyone else.” “Pretty darned unique,” adds Michael Musto of the Village Voice.

NellieMcKay.com

For more information contact: Carla Parisi at Kid Logic,
kidlogicmedia@gmail.com or 973-563-8204

SUN 7/10, 7:00pm click to purchase tickets

$10-$24
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$39
“In a matter of minutes Ms. McKay transports you from heaven into hell. Or is the other
way around? She makes both worlds irresistibly seductive.” – The New York Times

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