Lyons & Pakchar Sell Out 54 Below Debut, 4/14
54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Two-Time Tony Award Winner Lillias White, Ben Platt, Naturi Naughton, Katie Thompson, and Two-TIme Tony Award Nominee Robin de Jesús & more in Who We Are: The Songs of Lyons & Pakchar on Monday, April 14 at 9:30PM. For one night only, contemporary musical theatre composers Douglas Lyons and Ethan Pakchar will showcase original music from their Pop/R&B catalogue with performances by leading Broadway artists, such as Lillias White (The Life, Fela), Ben Platt (Pitch Perfect, The Book of Mormon), Naturi Naughton (3LW, Notorious, Fame), Katie Thompson (Giant), Robin de Jesús (In The Heights), Christine Dwyer (Wicked), Mykal Kilgore (Motown: The Musical), Nic Rouleau (The Book of Mormon), Felicia Boswell (Memphis), Julia Mattison (Godspell), Tamika Sonja Lawrence (If/Then), Daniel Torres (Evita), John Brink (LES MISERABLES), Nik Alexander (Priscilla Queen of the Desert tour), Bradley Greer (Altar Boyz tour), Melody Madarasz (Mr. Chickees Funny Money), J. Hoard and more. With back-up singers Rashidra Scott (Beautiful: The Carole King Musical), Olithea Anglin (Something Major), and Darius Harper (The Book of Mormon tour).
"Who We Are : The Songs of Lyons & Pakchar" plays 54 Below (254 West 54th Street) Monday, April 14 at 9:30PM. There is a $30-$40 cover charge and $25 food and beverage minimum. The concert is sold-out.
"Who We Are: The Songs of Lyons & Pakchar" features Musical Direction by Alvin Hough (Motown) and is produced by Matthew Masten (Of Mice and Men, Buyer & Cellar) and Marianne Mills (Of Mice and Men, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical).
MORE ABOUT LYONS & PAKCHAR
Lyons & Pakchar began collaborating while touring with The Book of Mormon. Douglas Lyons, who handles lyrics and music, currently appears in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical and has performed in Pageant, Rent, and Dreamgirls. Guitarist and composer Ethan Pakchar, who has played for the Broadway productions of Wicked, The Book of Mormon and Newsies, provides orchestration and additional music.Lyons & Pakchar's debut album #Love (Live) mixes pop, R&B and theatre to explore the good, bad and awkward roller coasters in human relationships. They are hard at work on two full-length musicals including 79' and an untitled musical about the The Five Points.
MORE ABOUT 54 BELOW
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. 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.