This week at Joe's Pub at the Public, March 11-17, will feature The New Yorker, Mike Daisey, Condola Rashad, Barb Jungr, Champagne Jerry, John Naberezny, Amy Correia, Tora Fisher, Erin Markey, Anne Steele, Justin Vivian Bond, Carol Lipnik/Poor Baby Bree and Roge. Details below!
THE NEW YORKER: THE BIG STORY
March 11 at 7:00 PM
Reimagining America's Foreign Policy. Join The New Yorker's editor David Remnick for a conversation about international relations in the Obama era, with the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan E. Rice and the magazine's staff writer Philip Gourevitch. Tickets are free and will be available to the first hundred people to sign up HERE. A small number of additional tickets will be available at the door fifteen minutes before start time.
MIKE DAISEY: ON SWEARING AND THE POWER OF CURSES
March 11 at 9:30 PM
The latest piece in an explosion of new work by Mike Daisey, On Swearing and the Power of Curses is the second of a two monologue doubleheader he'll perform this March about forbidden things that everyone does all the time. On this night we'll examine cursing and swearing in all its forms, addressing the labeling of obscenity and blasphemy, the raw naked power of words to shake us, and what it means to be offended. In a single night we'll talk about what we can and can't talk about, and what that has to teach us about how we tell all our stories.
March 12 at 7:00 PM
$12 Advance; $15 Door
As well as being a Tony nominated actress, Condola Rashad's first passion has always been music. She trained as a classical pianist since she was 4 years old. Last year, she was given the great opportunity of recording an album with producers MachoPsycho in Gothenburg Sweden. Upon returning, she formed a band and they have been playing together ever since. Her music has a Rock feel, with elements of Electro, Soul and a touch of Reggae!
MIKE DAISEY: FIVE TECHNICAL REHEARSALS IN INDIA
March 12 at 9:30 PM
The latest piece in an explosion of new work by Mike Daisey, Five Technical Rehearsals in India is the technicolor story of his five-city tour across India, told through the narrative of five disastrous technical rehearsals in five different theaters across the country. From the slums of Calcutta to the high-tech warrens of India's call centers, from Bollywood prop shops to Bombay curry houses, from the American consulate's political maneuverings to a multinational corporation's hunger for workers, Daisey takes us on an unforgettable journey across a brilliant and unpredictable land...and in the process discovers anew the illusion and enduring power of theatrical performance.