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The Sweetest Taboo hosted by Bridget Barkan

Oct 24 | Thu | 9PM |
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Bridget Barkan Takes over the stage to swirl and sing together we our cast of burlesque and variety performers Bridget Barkan is a native New Yorker who has been working since birth. Barkan has been inspired by the music of artists ranging from Joni Mitchell to Erykah Badu. As a singer, Barkan has toured the world with pop/glam band the Scissor Sisters, opening for Lady Gaga, sung with Lily Allen, and recorded with legendary house DJ and producer Todd Terry in addition to releasing her own albums and singles. Starting out as a child actress, Barkan HBO's Everyday People, Sherrybaby with Maggie Gyllenhaal, Brian De Palma's controversial Redacted, God's Pocket, alongside Phillip Seymour Hoffman. Barkan had a guest role in Steven Soderbergh's TV show The Knick, and a recurring role as the one-legged hooker on Law & Order: SVU. Most recently, she was the voice of Misty Holloway in The Get Down as well as other featured singing moments and appeared in Blue Bloods, Blindspot and in the upcoming Scorsese film The Irishman. she is also a vocal chameleon seamlessly riffing her way through jazz, soul, R&B, folk, electronic and traditional musical theatre songs. Some have said she is like the secret child of Cindy Sherman and John Waters, raised by the ghost of Janis Joplin.

Venue: Duane Park

308 Bowery Map