Drew Gasparini, Bill Coyne & More Set for Final SOMETHING NEW Concert at 54 Below, 8/25
54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents "Something New" LIVE! on Monday, August 25th. "Something New", the theatre podcast that dissects what it means to be a working, multifaceted artist in America, comes to 54 Below to wrap up its second season with a special live concert. Award-winning songwriter and host Joel B. New has invited some of his favorite guests to join him to swap stories, take a quiz or two (with audience prizes), and bring his songs to life onstage.
Currently scheduled to appear are Avital Asuleen, Tiffan Borelli, Jamie Buxton, Bill Coyne, Justin Daniel, Matthew-Lee Erlbach, Drew Gasparini, David Hudson, Amy Jo Jackson, Nikka Graff Lanzarone, Jenny Neale, Dan Radzikowski, Kate Steinberg, Hansel Tan, and Mariand Torres. The band will feature Daniel Kim (guitar), Lloyd Kikoler (bass), Joel B. New (piano), and Jessica Winderweedle (drums).
"Something New" LIVE! plays 54 Below (254 West 54th Street) on Monday, August 25th at 11:30 PM. There is a $15 cover charge and $20 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.
Recently named one of the Top 20 Podcasts for Theatre Fans by BroadwayWorld.com, "Something New" is a platform for Mr. New to interview the savviest singers he knows. Each guest brings multiple talents to the theatre industry -- from photography to coaching dialects to massage therapy -- and their careers as performers have only been enriched by them. This biweekly podcast dissects what it means to be a working, multifaceted artist in America and always concludes with a premiere recording from one of Joel B. New's latest musical projects.
Joel B. New is the proud recipient of a 2008 American Theatre Wing Jonathan Larson Grant for his music and lyrics. His stage projects include To Hell and Back, Mackenzie and the Missing Boy, Awakening (book: Jenny Stafford, music: J. Oconer Navarro), Standalone: a song cycle, The Nobody Diaries, Shiver, and RSVP. Joel's work has been seen and developed at Ars Nova, Lincoln Center, New York Theatre Barn, and more. www.joelbnew.com