2022 03 02 Paris, la plage et la page : a bon vivant’s stumble into The New Yorker

A cabaret by Stephen Kennedy Murphy | Featuring the songs of Cole Porter, Jacques Brel and Edith Piaf | Plus cocktail music from Nancy Winston "I was new in New York when Julie, a delicious French singer invited me to visit her in Paris. To pay for the trip I got a job answering phones at The New Yorker. This is the story of my journey from The New Yorker to the beaches of the Riviera and cabarets of Paris and into its pages. Sometimes love takes you where you never thought to go." —Stephen Kennedy Murphy Stephen Kennedy Murphy is "a director of opera and theatre with a powerful voice"—New York Times Murphy has also performed as a singer-pianist in New York, London, Paris, Nice, Monaco and Rome. In New York, he has directed at Carnegie Hall, On and Off-Broadway and at Lincoln Center at Alice Tully Hall and The Juilliard School. Murphy has appeared with such cabaret luminaries as Steve Ross and Mac Award-winners Karen Akers and KT Sullivan. He has also taught at Yale, Columbia and NYU. His writings about theater have been published in The New Yorker.

 Salmagundi Club, 5th Avenue, New York, NY, USA