RR: Rita the Destroyer

January 16, 2019
9:30 pm -

No cover. 2 drink minimum.

Rita Destroyer has performed alongside Jessie J, Kelly Clarkson, Ian-Hendrickson Smith, Marcus Parsley and Emmy-winner D.D Jackson. She performs original soul music as well as takes on jazz tunes, especially influenced by Dinah Washington and Etta James.

Rita (Kait Hickey) grew up in Arizona. Since moving to New York City in 2011, she has been an active member of the broadway theatre, dance, playwriting and jazz community.  She she won the National Theatre Award for best actress in a musical. She currently works for several labels as a vocalist. Her play SEDONA is currently in pre-production (Spring 2019).

Her biggest passion is working with Musicians On Call, a non-profit delivering music to the bed-sides of hospital patients in various hospitals around the city, making music one on one and with groups at over 70 hospital programs. She graduated from Hunter College with a degree in music as the recipient of the Shirley P. Mintz Award for excellence in music.

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