We made it to Barbara Papendorp’s Cole Porter show at Flashpoint Saturday night. Barbara presented a mix of familiar and lesser-known* Porter songs in a beautifully varied program delivered with her signature verve and gusto. All in all, a terrific way to spend an evening on a summer night.
BTW, isn’t Matt Howe’s photo gorgeous? More here.
*OK, the question is always “familiar” to whom??? I mean I knew them all, but when I heard an intelligent sounding audience member say to the performer, “I only knew about half the songs” I’ll go with the man-on-the-street view.
I hadn’t seen the previous version that she did iteration