Tim Murphy NYC Writer

JOHN KELLY’S INTIMATE NEW STAGE ACT

JOHN KELLY’S INTIMATE NEW STAGE ACT

Cabaret and performance art, strange acts that take place in dark clubs and intimate rooms late at night, are a passion of mine. For my first post for AFTER HOURS, my new blog on that scene for the New York Times’ T magazine online, I caught a new batch of covers at Joe’s Pub from performance icon John Kelly, who made his name channeling Joni Mitchell but whose voice can paint in many colors other than blue.