Amber Iman, Michael Wartella & More Set for LATE NIGHT: BACKSTAGE at 54 Below Next Week
Craving a show after the show? 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, is expanding its popular late-night series with fresh faces and hot new performances to keep the party buzzing into the wee hours. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th St., 54 BELOW welcomes you to loosen your tie and embrace the night at its upcoming events, featuring no cover charges and low minimums:
LATE NIGHT: BACKSTAGE, December 10 at 11:00PM:
Each week, Broadway cast members and audiences alike gather to mix and mingle at 54 Below, Broadway's most intimate haunt, located in the heart of the theatre district. Musical Director Brad Simmons keeps the house jumping from the piano, while host Susie Mosher (the love child of Joanne Worley & Paul Lynde) guides the crowd through an evening of music, mayhem and full throttle belting, with special guests from Broadway and beyond dropping in to perform. NPR had this to say: "The best thing happening right now might just be the weekly Backstage. Hosted by the ridiculously funny Susie Mosher and pianist Brad Simmons who clearly is the man, it's two feel-good hours among New York's theater people, who seem like they're having a really fine time. Can't recommend it highly enough!" At this week's Backstage is Amber Iman (Nina Simone in Soul Doctor), Michael Wartella (Wicked), Douglas Lyons (Beautiful), David Perlman (Baby, It's You), and JAmes Brown Orleans (The Lion King). No cover charge. $25 food & beverage minimum.
INTERSECTIONS: THE MUSIC OF ELLIS & WILLIAMSON, December 12 at 11:30PM:
At the intersection of classic musical theater and contemporary classical music, Sarah Taylor Ellis and Lane Williamson's vernacular art songs cut to the core. Their smart and contemplative music encompasses settings of prose, sonnets, and tumblr posts, and their new chamber musical The Yellow Wallpaper adapts Charlotte Perkins Gilman's early feminist short story into a haunting theatrical work. Join Ellis and Williamson, as well as a star studded cast, for the 54 Below debut of a distinctive new songwriting team. $10 cover charge. Two drink minimum.