TWO FOR THE ROAD
A Musical Evening with Mimi Lines & Frank Mitchell
Musical Direction by Eric Comstock
FEBRUARY 22 & 23
Join Mimi and Frank on a delightful excursion through the music of the Great American Songbook… and beyond. It’s an evening of songs and stories sure to soothe the ear and warm the heart.
FRANK MITCHELL is Executive Director of The Amistad Center for Art & Culture. His curatorial projects include the exhibitions 40 Acres: The Promise of a Black Pastoral; Lincoln: Man, Myth and Memory; High Water Marks: Art & ReNEWal after Katrina; andSoulfood: African American Cooking and Creativity. He specializes in African American historical and visual culture and has completed projects with The Studio Museum in Harlem, the Smithsonian’s Anacostia Museum, and the Schomburg Center. Mitchell is a co-author and photo editor for the 2013 Wesleyan University Press anthology African American Connecticut Explored. A committed Connecticut arts partisan, Mitchell is a member of the Sunday Workshop Class at Neighborhood Music School.
MIMI LINES is a commercial real estate lawyer by day and cabaret singer by night. A New Haven county native, Mimi Lines is excited to make her Long Wharf Theatre debut alongside her good friend Frank Mitchell. A member of Anne Tofflemire’s Cabaret Workshop at Neighborhood Music School, she has performed her one woman cabaret shows at Don’t Tell Mama, Yale Cabaret and Lyric Hall. Mimi made her New York cabaret debut in 2016 with her show Crossing Lines.
Photo of Mimi Lines by Harold Shapiro.