All you Peggy Lee fans will really enjoy hearing and reliving the sights and sounds of Peggy Lee as Lisa Picone transforms herself into the legendary singer on May 21 at the Richard Sale Barn located at 1307 S. Henry St. in Abbeville. This event is smoke free with the performance will begin at 7 p.m. with the doors opening at 6 p.m.
Lisa Picone is a two-time Big Easy Award winner and a regular in the New Orleans theatre scene. Lisa Sings Lee is her premiere solo show after graduating from the prestigious Cabaret Conference at Yale University in 2009. The show won the Big Easy Entertainment Award and the Marquee Award for Best Cabaret Show of 2010. It debuted at Le Chat Noir in May 2010.
Lisa is a regular with New Orleans comedy troupe Running With Scissors and will appear in their upcoming original show Mildred Dearest this June. Lisa holds an MFA from University of New Orleans.
By day, she is the Grant Program Director at Louisiana Cultural Economy Foundation. A breast cancer survivor, she volunteers with the American Cancer Society.
Jesse Reeks (Piano) is a graduate of Loyola College of Music Jazz Studies. He won the “Make It Funky” scholarship for Outstanding Jazz Student at New Orleans Center for Creative Arts. Jesse works as Musical Director for productions around New Orleans and is a vocal accompanist at both Loyola and Tulane.
This “LISA SINGS LEE” cabaret evening by Dorian Rush will be an opportunity to experience a special night in a unique amphitheater setting with a limited number of 100 tickets sold.
Tickets for the “An evening of LISA SINGS LEE by Lisa Picone ” will be $15 and can be purchased at both Abbeville Record Shop, Robies Food Center, and Piazza Office Supply in Abbeville.
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