Jessica Walker returns to 59E59 Theaters following previous New York Times Critic's Picks The Girl I Left Behind Me and Pat Kirkwood is Angry with an exhilarating new play-with-songs.
Paris: 1935. Suzy Solidor, cabaret sensation, steps onto the tiny stage of her cramped nightclub, ready to wow the hippest crowd in town with her lesbian erotic songs. She is surrounded by her 225 portraits and high on success, both from her best-selling records and from her status as most painted woman in the world. Suzy Solidor is probably the most famous woman you've never heard of.
"attractively sexy and melancholy songs delivered by a singer who is a mistress of the form."
-Lighting and Sound America
"WALKER IS SUPERB... AN EXCEPTIONAL, MULTI-TALENTED PLAYWRIGHT, TRANSLATOR, ACTRESS AND SINGER. NOT ONLY HAS SHE BROUGHT SOLIDOR TO OUR OVERDUE ATTENTION... BUT IN DOING SO, SHE PERSONALLY TRANSLATED SOLIDOR'S SONGS FROM FRENCH TO ENGLISH"
-A Seat on the Aisle
"THE KIND OF RAREFIED EXPERIENCE YOU ONLY GET THESE DAYS IN NEW YORK AFTER DARK""
-New York Observor
"[Walker] brings a lively sensuous sparkle to Solidor's songs"
- The Stage
"A tour-de-force for Walker"