- RELEASE DATE /Octiber 14, 2016
- LABEL /Amanuensis Productions
About the Album
Lover, Beloved: Songs from an Evening with Carson McCullers is the new album based on Suzanne Vega’s play about the enigmatic author Carson McCullers, featuring original songs sung by Ms. Vega, and written by Suzanne Vega and Tony winning composer Duncan Sheik (Spring Awakening, American Psycho.)
In the play, Suzanne Vega performs the role of the iconic author Carson McCullers in which she talks and reminisces about her life, her loves and her art. While trying to explain herself, McCullers must wrestle with the demons that have intruded on her from the beginning of her life. Seamlessly moving between spoken word and song, Ms. Vega channels the resilient spirit and unrelenting humor of Ms. McCullers in a way that reveals the meeting of two souls in a single work of art. Featuring the of songs by Ms. Vega, and Duncan Sheik, Lover, Beloved: Songs from an Evening with Carson McCullers is a musical portrait to one of the most important figures in American literature.