Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young to Lead SAMSON AND DELILAH Concert at 54 Below, 1/30
An evening of songs from the soon-to-be-released Broadway Records album Samson & Delilah, A Love Story containing songs from the forthcoming new musical Samson & Delilah, music and lyrics by Ron Yatter. These songs will be performed along with other songs from the musical. Newly married lovers and American Idol / Broadway stars Ace Young and Diana DeGarmo sing the roles of Samson and Delilah. Other talented performers will join Ace and Diana in performing additional songs from the show. The songs are a unique blend of legit theater and pop/rock. The show is a new telling of the epic, tragic love story of the biblical couple from different cultures. Delilah, the beautiful young Philistine, falls in love with the mighty Samson. When she betrays him it's over misguided jealousy. She realizes her tragic mistake and they reconcile. In advance of its Valentine's Day release, the Samson & Delilah, A Love Story album will be available for sale at the shows. Michael J. Moritz, Jr. is Musical Director.
Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young in "Samson & Delilah, A Love Story" play 54 Below (254 West 54th Street) on January 29 and 30 at 9:30 PM. There is a $30-$40 cover charge and $25 food and beverage minimum. Tickets and information are available at www.54Below.com. Tickets on the day of performance after 4:00 are only available by calling (646) 476-3551.
Diana DeGarmo From Broadway to the Hollywood Bowl, Diana is no stranger to the stage. At 16, she stole America's heart on "Idol" before becoming the first alum to star on Broadway. Starring in such shows as Hair, where she met her husband, Ace Young, 9 to 5, Brooklyn: The Musical, Hairspray and The Toxic Avenger, she then moved to Los Angeles to play the role of "Angelina," a fan favorite on the number one daytime series "The Young and the Restless". In 2008, she released an acoustic EP "Unplugged in Nashville" and recently released a Country EP, "Live To Love", composed of songs co-written with Ace.
Ace Young This athletic, 6'1" runt of 5 boys moved to Los Angeles from Boulder, Colorado over ten years ago to pursue a career in music. Since then Ace has worked with musical stars ranging from Brian McKnight to Desmond Child. He is a GRAMMY-Nominated Songwriter with number one hits in the U.S. and Sweden. Ace has performed for the masses at festivals, concerts, parades, bars and hole-in-the-wall joints around the world. After being a contestant on "Idol", he pursued a Broadway career, starring first in Grease and then in Hair, where he met his wife, Diana DeGarmo. They recently released a Country EP "Live To Love", composed of songs co-written by the two of them.
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.