Tod Browning’s “The Unholy Three” with live music by Stephin Merritt
The Town Hall
Stephin Merritt will be composing and performing original music for the 1925 Tod Browning film The Unholy Three, starring Lon Cheney. Joined by accordionist and novelist Daniel Handler (A Series of Unfortunate Events), and viola player Pinky Weitzman. Tod Browning, best known for his films Dracula and Freaks brings you the tale of “ A sideshow ventriloquist, midget, and strongman form a conspiracy known as "The Unholy Three" and commit a series of robberies.”
Benefit reading for the Academy of American Poets
On April 24th, Stephin Merritt will be at Lincoln Center for a special National Poetry Month benefit reading supporting the Academy of American Poets Education Program. Also reading will be Elizabeth Alexander, Ann Curry, Savion Glover, Ellen Burstyn, Josh Charles and more!