Adriane Lenox, Ken Page & More Set for 54 SINGS THE WIZ on 8/10
54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, celebrates the Tony Award-winning musical, The Wiz, with "54 Below Sings The Wiz," part of the "54 Sings Series." "54 Below Sings The Wiz" will play two performances only: Sunday, August 10 at 7PM and 9:30PM. To make a reservation, visit www.54below.com. Cover starts at $50. $25 food & beverage minimum.
This Tony Award-winning score, originally billed as the "Super Soul Musical Wonderful Wizard of Oz," features "Home," "Ease on Down the Road," and "If You Believe" sung by the likes of Stephanie Mills, Hinton Battle and Dee Dee Bridgewater on Broadway, and Diana Ross, Michael Jackson and Lena Horne in the film version. T. Oliver Reid (After Midnight) directs the concert at 54 Below featuring Terry Burrell (Dreamgirls), Eleasha Gamble (Under the Bridge), Danielle Herbert (AfterMidnight), Kingsley Leggs (Sister Act),Tony Award nominee Adriane Lenox (After Midnight), Kecia Lewis (Drowsy Chaperone), Kenita R. Miller (Xanadu), N'Kenge (Motown), Ken Page (Ain't Misbehavin', The Wiz),Tony Award nominee Vivian Reed (Bubbling Brown Sugar), Rashidra Scott(Beautiful: The Carole King Musical), Mariand Torres (Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812), Alton Fitzgerald White (The Color Purple), and Virginia Woodruff (Violet).
"54 Sings" is 54 Below's talk-of-the-town series celebrating the music of our all time favorite scores through live performances of their biggest hits. Performed by some of Broadway and cabaret's most luminary talents, 54 Sings continues to delight audiences far and wide as we salute some of the finest melodies ever written for the musical stage.
54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, is the new performance venue in the grand tradition of New York City nightlife. A few blocks from the heart of Times Square and just below the legendary Studio 54, 54 BELOW is a classically designed state-of-the art nightclub in the theatre district that hosts audiences with warmth and style. The venue provides a food and beverage menu from early evening through the wee hours of the morning that is worthy of the world-class entertainment on the stage. In their description of 54 BELOW, The New York Times writes "the club has the intimacy of a large living room with unimpeded views and impeccable sound; there is not a bad seat. Its sultry after-hours ambience is enhanced by brocade-patterned wall panels planted with orange-shaded lanterns. And the atmosphere is warmer and sexier than in Manhattan's other major supper clubs." Located at 254 West 54th Street, 54 BELOW features up to three shows nightly with cover charges ranging from $15-$95.
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