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Joe's Pub

February 12 - March 25, 2018

This production runs approximately 90 minutes with no intermission. 

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Be a witness. Join the revival.

Daniel Alexander Jones returns to Joe’s Pub as Jomama Jones, his critically-acclaimed alter-ego, in BLACK LIGHT. Commissioned as part of Joe’s Pub’s New York Voices program, BLACK LIGHT is a revival for turbulent times. Jomama leads an intimate journey – through the darkness of personal and political upheaval, and the shards of shattered illusions – illuminated by spontaneous humor and what The New Yorker calls her “very particular radiance.” BLACK LIGHT draws musical influence from Prince, Sade, Diana Ross, and Tina Turner, and is marked significantly by the Black American Freedom movement, Afromysticism, goddess mythology and divination. This immersive performance piece removes the barrier between artist and audience through inquiry, story and song.

Doors will open by 6:00pm and all audience members should plan to arrive and be seated by 6:30pm to ensure their reserved seating. Latecomers will be seated at the discretion of Joe’s Pub Management.

Joe's Pub will feature a special prix fixe menu for BLACK LIGHT. Click here to view the menu.

About The Venue
Joe’s Pub at The Public is a cabaret-style venue consistently hailed as one of the country’s best venues for live performance. Located within The Public Theater, Joe’s Pub’s seasonal dinner and bar menus feature locally sourced ingredients and New York influence from acclaimed Chef Andrew Carmellini. 

Please note that seat type varies from booths and banquettes to barstools and countertops. Also, seating may be communal depending on your party size and where you select your seats at point of purchase. Make sure you clarify your seat type by double checking your cart online or asking your phone operator before confirming purchase.


play_circle_outline Teaser - Black Light at Joes Pub at The Public
play_circle_outline Expect the Unexpected - BLACK LIGHT with Daniel Alexander Jones
play_circle_outline Joes Pub at The Public

BLACK LIGHT is a part of the Joe's Pub commissioning program NEW YORK VOICES. Support for NEW YORK VOICES is provided by The National Endowment for the Arts.

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Created by Daniel Alexander Jones
Original Songs by Jomama JonesLaura Jean Anderson, Bobby HalvorsonDylan Meek, and Josh Quat

Public Forum is also the home of The Public’s audience engagement activities, which include Artist Talkbacks, Audience Conversations, Speaker Series panels, and the online resource Digiturgy. Depending on the production, audience engagement activities may include:

 Artist Talkbacks- Members of the cast and creative team will take questions from the audience about the show and their process

 Speaker Series- a 20-to-30 minute panel discussion after the performance with experts discussing a topic from the show

 Audience Conversations- Members of The Public’s artists staff lead the audience in a conversation with each other about the show and its themes and ideas

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