It has been announced that the comedian and writer will be joining the cast for the world premiere production of This Joint is Jumpin’ at The Other Palace from the 4th April. 

This Joint is Jumpin Desiree Burch

Joining the cast alongside Broadway star Lillias White, Desiree Burch is known for her brash and energetic comedy style which has been seen on NBC and E4. She won the 2015 Funny Women Stage Award for stand-up and her critically acclaimed solo show 52 Man Pickup has toured internationally. She replaces the previously announced British actor Samuel Anderson as the host of the rent party who is now not available due to work commitments in the USA.

Celebrating jazz icon Fats Waller’s life and music, New York’s finest are in town and they want you to join them. Michael Mwenso and The Shakes are joined by hoofers Michela Lerman and Joseph Wiggan for an evening of exceptional live jazz, tap dancing and inventive storytelling. Singin’ for their supper and breathing new life into classics like Ain’t Misbehavin’, Black and Blue, Honeysuckle Rose, these hip contemporary artists celebrate American jazz via their critically acclaimed style.

This Joint is Jumpin’ is directed by Patrice Miller, choreography by Michela Marino Lerman and musical direction by Michael Mwenso.

This Joint is Jumpin’ will play at The Other Palace Studio from the 4th to the 15th April. For more information and to book tickets visit:





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