Kiki and Herb add more reunion shows to Joe’s Pub run
Kiki and Herb‘s upcoming reunion run at Joe’s Pub — part of the venue’s year-long Justin Vivian Bond retrospective — has been sold out basically since tickets went on sale. Due to that demand the show has been extended, adding 11 more performances happening Saturday, May 7, Wednesdays-Sundays, May 11-15 and 18-22. Tickets for those additional K&H shows will go on sale on Thursday, February 4 at 2 PM.
Kenny “Herb” Mellman talks a little about getting back together with Bond:
“V and I were recently at the shiva for [composer] Elizabeth Swados,” Mellman recalls. “As we were saying goodbye outside, V said to me, ‘It seems like memorial services really have brought us back together.’ We both laughed, and that laughter in the face of sorrow is one of the keys to our relationship and to Kiki and Herb. It is humbling that so many people want to come on this new brief journey with us.”
“With so much insanity and loss in the world right now, I’m really excited to lower that ratty-assed wig onto my head and slip into the bizarrely cathartic world of Kiki and Herb for a few weeks,” adds Bond. “As Kiki always used to say, ‘People die, ladies and gentlemen, that’s all you need to know.'”
There will be a limited number of free tickets for every Kiki and Herb show at Joe’s Pub, which will be available via lottery. Stay tuned for details.