Trump Sonnets or: How I've Taken on Donald Trump (and Won)
The essay that led to this theater piece, which was originally titled Donald Trump is My Muse is right here.
Monday, January 7, 2019, Ken was joined by multi-instrumentalist, Tom Bailey in New York City.
Poster is below. The show was satisfying and lots of fun. January 14, Ken did a set at Club Passim in
Cambridge where he was joined by banjo player, Joel Wennerstrom, multi-instrumentalist, Erica Weiss,
and special guest, Scotty Leach for the Harvard Square appearance. January 27, Ken was featured reader
at the famed Maple Leaf Bar poetry series in New Orleans. January 28, he was joined by Jackson Lynch
for a full-length Trump Sonnets show at Art Klub NOLA.
Information about last year's January 2018 New York City show is right here, and last year's January
2018 Asheville NC show is right here. The show continues to be in development; there's always new
material. March 6, Ken Waldman appears with multi-instrumentalist, John Pedersen for a Trump
Sonnets show at the Marsh in San Francisco. In June he'll do five solo Trump Sonnets shows in
Portland ME at PortFringe 2019
Ken Waldman's favorite comment about the show was from a NYC attendee who compared his
performance to both Mark Russell and The Capitol Steps. Most recent favorite comment about his
overall work is from NYC director Max Blake Friedman, who says Ken Waldman is "an American hero."