WORCESTER – Actor and singer/songwriter Alicia Witt will be performing at the Red Room at Cafe 939 at Berklee College of Music in Boston on May 2 at 8 PM.
In 2018, Witt — born in Worcester — released the album 15,000 Days, described as “a sweeping, big-hearted record, its songs rooted in modern arrangements and timeless melodies.”
According to Berklee College, “The five songs that comprise 15,000 Days are rooted in the lessons learned during a life spent onstage, behind the piano, in front of the camera, in love, out of love, and en route from one destination to another. Combined, those songs tell the story of a journey—one that’s both personal and musical, ultimately leading to a more mature perspective and fully developed sound. With songs whose personal lyrics help shine a light on universal themes, 15,000 Days is Witt’s most poignant material to date.”
Tickets to Witt’s performance are $20 and can be purchased here.
SEE BELOW: Listen to Selected Tracks from Alicia Witt’s Solo Albums
The 42-year-old Witt has starred in the TV hit Nashville and has made appearances in television powerhouses like The Walking Dead and Twin Peaks and hits like Justified, Friday Night Lights, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Ally McBeal, and The Sopranos. In the late ’90s, Witt had a starring role as “Zoey Woodbine” for four seasons on Cybil.
Witt will have a recurring role as “Zelda” in Netflix’s Orange is the New Black in its seventh and final season premiering this summer.
She made her film debut in David Lynch’s sci-fi classic, Dune, in 1984 and has since had roles alongside Al Pacino in 88 Minutes, and opposite James Franco and Topher Grace in Mississippi Requiem and was in the lead role in the 2018 made-for-television Christmas movie, Christmas on Honeysuckle Lane alongside Colin Ferguson.
Listen here to a selection of Witt’s solo work:
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