Andrea McArdle, Annaleigh Ashford & More Set for 54 Below this Week
Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, the performance venue located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond:
ANDREA MCARDLE, February 10, 12 & 13 at 7PM & February 14 & 15 at 8PM:
Broadway's original Annie, Andrea McArdle, returns to 54 Below with an all new show. This fresh musical outing celebrates the power and magic of performing "that great role." Lovers and liars, heroes and villains, elegant ladies & outrageous broads, there is nothing that excites the imagination more than watching a classic character come to vivid life on stage. In Dream Roles, Andrea brings her soaring vocals to some of the theatre's greatest roles, the roles she's loved, the roles she's played and the roles she's always dreamed of performing. At the same time, Dream Roles showcases the dynamic melodies of Broadway's musical masters: Sondheim, Herman, Lloyd Webber, Menken and many more. Join Andrea as she pulls back the curtain and turns up the spotlight on her greatest theatrical inspirations... along with a few surprises. $35-45 cover charge for 7PM shows. $50-60 cover charge for 2/14. $45-55 cover charge for 2/15. $25 food & beverage minimum.
JOSHUA HENRY: THIS IS LOVE, February 10 at 9:30PM:
Get in the mood for Valentine's Day with soulfully spun arrangements of Broadway love songs, standards and original tunes, performed by Joshua Henry, star of Broadway's Porgy and Bess, The Scottsboro Boys and American Idiot. As a follow-up to his sold out "Soul Weakness" concert, this Tony Award nominee shares unique renditions that blend the current with the classic, in his 54 Below debut. $30-40 cover charge. $25 food & beverage minimum.
LOVE SONGS AT 54 BELOW, February 10 at 11:30PM:
Love Songs at 54 Below - Celebrating a night of love and new musical theater with the best and brightest performers and composers in New York City. The night will feature original songs by Alexander Sage Oyen, Will Buck, Lauren Marcus, Drew Overcash, Zoe Sarnak, and Georgia Stitt. A portion of the proceeds will go straight to the V-Day Foundation. V-Day is a global activist movement to end violence against women and girls. Featuring: Alex Brightman, Max Crumm, Ariana DeBose, Joanna Howard, Siri Howard, Lauren Marcus, Jessica Mortello, Taylor Noble, Krista Pioppi, Max Quinlan, Krysta Rodriguez, Taylor Sorice, Stephanie Turci, and Natalie Weiss. $30-40 cover charge. $25 food & beverage minimum.
CHRISTOPHER SIEBER, February 11 at 7PM:
The funniest leading man on Broadway, the handsome and hilarious Christopher Sieber brings his sold out show back to New York! Join Christopher for an evening of hilarious and heartwarming stories, favorite pop songs, and songs from his successful stage career in Broadway shows including Shrek (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, Drama League nominations), Spamalot (New York and West End, Tony nomination), La Cage Aux Folles, Chicago, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Into the Woods, Beauty and the Beast, Triumph of Love, and more. $35-45 cover charge. $25 food & beverage minimum.
THE SONGS OF SHAPIRO & CHRISTENSEN, February 11 at 9:30PM:
Michael Shapiro and David Christensen met on the border of Florida and Connecticut, graduated from the Boston Conservatory together and went on to complete the prestigious BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Writers Workshop. Following development of their work Cookies, the sordid story of an underground Girl Scout cookie Ponzi scheme, Shapiro & Christensen are thrilled to be making their New York City debut at 54 Below. Joined by a host of their favorite Broadway performers singing their latest works from Cookies, It's a Wonderful World of Warcraft and many more. Featuring: Remy Zaken (Spring Awakening), Laura Dreyfuss (Once), Alex Frohlinger (Soul Doctor), Monet Julia Sabel (Charlie Rosen's Broadway Big Band), Alex Brightman (Wicked, Big Fish), Krista Pioppi (Spring Awakening), Kasie Gasparini (I Could Use a Drink), Jonathan Reid Gealt (Forward), Trent Mills and Katie Emerson. $25-35 cover charge. $25 food & beverage minimum.