Lindsay Mendez & Derek Klena, FRIENDSHIP, FABLES, AND FUN and More Set for Late Night at 54 Below This 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. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551.
54 BELOW welcomes you to loosen your tie and embrace the night at its upcoming events:
LINDSAY MENDEZ AND DEREK KLENA, July 7 at 9:30PM, July 11 & 12 at 11PM:
Known to New York audiences for playing Rose and Birdlace in Dogfight, and fresh off a run as Elphaba and Fiyero in Wicked, Lindsay Mendez and Derek Klena join forces once again, this time on the stage of 54 Below. The two will perform a rousing, eclectic evening celebrating the music they love and their genuine friendship. Directed by Dogfight bookwriter Peter Duchan. Musical direction by Dogfight and Wicked's Bryan Perri. $40-50 cover charge. $25 food & beverage minimum.
BEN BARTELS, July 7 at 11:30PM:
Ben Bartels, a rising senior at NYU Steinhardt, makes his solo cabaret debut with a set of his original songs ranging from indie-pop to musical theatre. Featuring Dylan Landau, who will open with a set of original singer/songwriter works. Also featuring Mattheu and a set of original electronic/soul music. Band includes Ben Baker, Adam Holmes, Bela Quines, and Jeremy Franze. Directed by MK Lawson. $10 cover charge. $20 food & beverage minimum or two drinks.
BROADWAY SINGS JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, July 14 at 11:30PM:
Join us as some of Broadway's brightest talents sing completely new arrangements of the hits of Justin Timberlake in the next concert of the BROADWAY SINGS concert series. More than 20 Broadway performers will be accompanied by a full jazz band playing brand new, original orchestrations of the pop icon's greatest songs. The concert is the sixth of the series hailed by the New York Times as "sheer brilliance"; previously honored were Adele, Michael Jackson, Beyoncé, Stevie Wonder, and Amy Winehouse. Performers will include Tony winner Lena Hall (Hedwig and the Angry Inch), Shaleah Adkisson (Rent), Darren Bluestone (Avenue Q), Max Chernin, Ben Fankhauser (Newsies), Jason Gotay (Spider Man: Turn Off the Dark), Amber Iman (Soul Doctor), Marcus Paul James (Motown The Musical), Jay Armstrong Johnson (On The Town), Crystal Joy (Motown The Musical), Mykal Kilgore (The Book of Mormon), Derek Klena (Bridges of Madison County), Corey Mach (Godspell), Chris McCarrell (LES MISERABLES), Andy Mientus (LES MISERABLES, Smash), Marla Mindelle (Cinderella), Jillian Mueller (Bye Bye Birdie), Shannon O'Boyle (Once), Ciara Renée (Pippin), Zak Resnick (Mamma Mia), and Natalie Weiss (Everyday Rapture). $50 premium seating. $25 general seating. $20 food & beverage minimum or two drink minimum.
FRIENDSHIP, FABLES, AND FUN: A NIGHT WITH CHRIS AND HARRISON, July 17 at 11:30PM:
Join Anselmo & Kaufman, the youngest writing team ever accepted to participate in NYMF, as they make their 54 Below debut! Their unparalleled wit and charm will keep audiences doubled over in laughter and enjoyment as they sing songs, recount their childhood at French Woods Festival of the Performing Arts, and share stories about their upcoming debut musical, Fable. With the help of some of their friends, this is sure to be a night to remember. Watch as history is made on 54th street, and this fresh and inventive writing team breaks into the scene! $10 cover charge. $20 food & beverage minimum or two drink minimum.
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. 54 BELOW is located at 254 West 54th Street. Tickets and information are available at www.54Below.com.
Photo Credit: Matthew Murphy