Nellie McKay has released three critically acclaimed albums: Get Away From Me, Pretty Little Head, and her most recent, Obligatory Villagers. Her music has been heard on the television shows Weeds and Grey's Anatomy, created original songs for the Rob Reiner-directed film Rumor Has It, and makes her feature film debut in P.S. I Love You. On the stage, Ms. McKay won a Theatre World Award for her portrayal of Polly Peachum in the Broadway production of The Threepenny Opera. She has performed on numerous television and radio shows while touring the world. She has opened for Bo Diddley and Sting,dueted with Eartha Kitt,Trey Anastasio and Taj Mahal, interviewed Doris Day, and shared the stage with Gloria Steinem, Odetta, Lou Reed, Elvis Costello,Cyndi Lauper,and others.
In addition to her music, Ms. McKay is a contributor to The New York Times' Book Review. A recipient of the Humane Society's 2005 Doris Day Music Award for her dedication to animal rights, she has also participated in benefits for groups ranging from Planned Parenthood and Fair Fund, to the ACLU and the Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary. In addition, Ms. McKay has been active in supporting get-out-the-vote efforts, the campaign to close primate laboratories and working to ban carriage horses throughout the country.
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