NOLA: Jazzy Tales from the Big Easy

Dec 14, 2012 7:00PM

Location 2537 Broadway
New York, NY
Cost $27
Details The magical, haunting and exuberant city that has inspired many artists is the heart of this evening: NOLA native Patricia Clarkson, Michael Cerveris and other actors read a poignant love story by Eudora Welty, a raucous selection from John Kennedy Tooles The Confederacy of Dunces and a story about a jazz piano teacher set on Treme Street, by Treme writer Lolis Eric Elie. The evening will also include a reading of a Tennessee Williams poem and a literary tour of the Big Easy by its part-time resident, humorist Roy Blount, Jr. (Feet On Street: Rambles Around New Orleans) and a performance by New Orleans piano legend Henry Butler.
Venue Symphony Space

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