The Emma and Stephin Show: Emma Straub and Stephin Merritt Share a Stage Upstairs At The Square

Upstairs at the Square takes place, as the name suggests, at the Barnes and Noble at Union Square. The series has an endearingly informal feel, with several rows of chairs arranged in an ad hoc manner, facing a sparse stage in front of a plain green backdrop. Pairing a writer with a musician gives the proceedings the feel of a laid-back variety show, as both perform selections from their work in turn. On Thursday, March 8th, Upstairs at the Square […]

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