Nellie McKay

Iron Horse Music Hall (20 Center Street, Northampton MA 01060)


Nellie McKay has released seven acclaimed albums, won a Theatre World Award for her Broadway portrayal of Polly Peachum in The Threepenny Opera, co-created and starred in the award winning off-Broadway hit Old Hats, and has conceived and performed musical biographies of Barbara Graham, Rachel Carson, Joan Rivers, & Billy Tipton (named one of the Best Concerts of the Year by the The New York Times). Nellie was a featured performer and composer in Ethan Coen’s, A Play Is a Poem, that ran through Oct 13 at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles. More information can be found here. A recipient of PETA's Humanitarian Award in recognition of her dedication to animal rights, Nellie is a vocal critic of endless war, capitalism, and the two-party system that sustains it.