Giada Valenti to Bring FROM VENICE WITH LOVE to 54 Below, Preview PBS Special, 6/25
54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Giada Valenti with her new show, 'From Venice with Love'. Accompanied by her own 4-piece band, Giada will take her audience on a romantic journey performing her own renditions of American and Italian pop-hits from the 60s, 70s, 80s as well as recent contemporary songs.
With this performance of 'From Venice with Love' at 54 Below, Giada Valenti will give a preview of the stunning and highly anticipated show she will film in the summer of 2014, as a television special for PBS.
Our Master of Ceremonies is award winning TV & radio personality and PBS host Jim Masters. He will also be hosting the PBS special and interviewing Giada on location in Venice, Italy. Our Musical Director is Etienne Stadwijk, who worked with Kenny Garrett, Richard Bona, Harry Belafonte, Maxwell, Patty Labelle, Paul Simon, and Marcus Miller. Stage Director & Choreographer is Michele Lynch, who with Queen Latifa, Dolly Parton, the Musical Little Miss Sunshine, the Musical Hairspray and the Musical Full Monty.
Giada Valenti - 'From Venice with Love' plays 54 Below (254 West 54th Street) on June 25th at 7PM. 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.
Award winning singer and songwriter Giada Valenti is born and raised in Venice, Italy. With record label BMG Ariola she had several hits in the charts in Europe. In her homeland Italy she won singing competitions like the prestigious San Remo Giovani Talenti Nel Mondo and Festival di Castrocaro. But since 8 years she lives and works in the United States, where she has released her CDs "And I Love You So", "Italian Signorina" and "My Lullaby", which received raving reviews.
In 2005 and 2006, Giada performed her own original shows La Dolce Vita Swings and Moonlight & Romance, in sold out-theatres in New York City. In June 2007 Giada made her debut at the premiere cabaret room in the USA: Feinstein's at the Regency Hotel in New York City, where she became a regular performer. In 2009 Giada made her debut in Atlantic City with a sold out show at the Hilton Casino Hotel. She currently tours all over the American East Coast performing is medium sized theaters.
Giada has been featured on ABC, NBC and CBS Television. Also the Italian television has reported many times about her life and success in the US. In 2010 Giada she was honored by the Commission for Social Justice of the Order Sons of Italy in America for Being A Good Italian Role Model and in 2011 she was awarded the Merit of Honor by the Borough President of Queens, NY for Her Outstanding Cultural Contribution To The Community In The United States.
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. Located at 254 West 54th Street, 54 BELOW features up to three shows nightly with cover charges ranging from $15-$95.