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YOU CAN'T ALWAYS GET WHAT YOU WANT: A STORY IN MUSIC 

...Isaac Butler is a writer, director, and performer who lives in Brooklyn. As a storyteller, he has performed as part of The Soundtrack Series at Le Poisson Rouge and The Liar Show here at the Cornelia Street Cafe. His writing has appeared in Slate, Thought Catalog, Columbia: A Journal of Literature and Art, The Fiddleback, Hooded Utilitarian, American Theatre and others. Most recent directing:Brooklyn Babylon for BAM Next Wave.

Francesca Zanni is a playwright and director for short movies and theater, and also radio and tv host from Rome, Italy. One of her most important work is "Tango", a touching theater play about the Argentinian desaparecidos that has toured Italy for almost 10 years in a row under the patronage of Amnesty International. This is her New York debut.

Valerio Piccolo is a movie and book translator and a singer songwriter from Rome, Italy. Since 2006 he has constantly performed in New York songwriters clubs like "The Bitter End" or "Rockwood Music Hall". In Italy he has been on stage with Suzanne Vega from 2000 to 2005 for a "reading-concert" on Vega's poetry book. In 2011 he recorded a duet with Suzanne Vega, "Suono nell'Aria/Freez Tag".

 

Cornelia Street Café, Friday, August 16, 2013,  6:00 PM