Join us on Sundays, March 31 and April 7 at 7 p.m. for Joan Curto singing Sondheim, a perfect match!
Tickets are $22 and can be purchased here.
“A high point in Curto’s career, as well as an illuminating way to celebrate the riches of Sondheim’s art. Here is Sondheim singing in which every interpretive choice has been carefully thought out, as if by a formidable stage actor” – Howard Reich, Chicago Tribune
“When Curto is on her game….stand back!” – Huffington Post
Joan has been called a “cabaret icon” by NBC news Chicago, and “an artist with clout” by the Huffington Post. She has appeared across the nation in concerts and clubs, often celebrating the music of the Great American Songbook. Chicago based, she is a familiar face to Chicago audiences, garnering a reputation for her thoughtful interpretations and powerful voice. Recently, Joan directed, produced and appeared in several concerts at The Auditorium Theatre in Chicago celebrating the music of Cole Porter and Ella Fitzgerald & Lena Horne. She has also performed in many Chicago theaters and clubs including: The Harris Theater, The Empire Room, Victory Gardens, Davenports, The Drury Lane Theater, Park West, The Thorne Auditorium and the Claudia Cassidy Theater. She has been seen in numerous Chicago Humanities Festivals and the Mabel Mercer Foundation’s Cabaret Conventions. Nationally, Joan has performed in some of the top cabaret clubs and concert series including New York’s Jazz at Lincoln Center, The Metropolitan Room, The Sharon Lynne Wilson Center in Milwaukee, and The Overture Center in Madison, The Gardenia in Los Angeles and the Colony Hotel, Palm Beach.
In 2016 Joan was recognized and awarded with the Gold Coast Award by Chicago Cabaret Professionals for her contributions to the art of cabaret and awarded the Chicago After Dark Award for Outstanding Cabaret Artist. She continues to explore the songs of both the Classic and the New American Songbook and has developed and performed shows across the country featuring the music of Cole Porter, George & Ira Gershwin, Richard Rodgers, Jerry Herman and Stephen Sondheim. Howard Reich from The Chicago Tribune has praised Joan’s work describing her as “a seasoned interpreter who makes every note count”. You can find her music on CDBaby.com, ITunes and Amazon or through her website: www.joancurto.com