High Line Park Renegade Cabaret

“˜West Side Story”™ Amid the Laundry
by Penelope Green
The New York Times
June 24, 2009


The Renegade Cabaret Multimedia Audio Slide Show

Just after 9 p.m. on June 17, the third installment of the High Line Park Renegade Cabaret was held on Patty Heffley”™s fourth-floor fire escape. There were colored lanterns, and a festive array of undergarments hung from the railings.

Ms. Heffley, 55, a former punk rock photographer, had staged a laundry “installation,” as she put it, to bolster the live performance she was hosting. Elizabeth Soychak, a jazz singer and professional organizer who gives her age as “permanently 39,” wore a 1950s moss green chiffon dress and waited while Ms. Heffley, in black, introduced her. Continue reading “High Line Park Renegade Cabaret”