Michael Wartella, Bob Stillman & More Set for Late Night at 54 Below Next Week
For those craving a show after the show, stop by 54 BELOW, the performance venue located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. Loosen your tie and enjoy as Broadway's superclub expands its late night series. Joining Tuesday nights' popular Backstage with Susie Mosher are late night events featuring bright and upcoming New York talent:
LATE NIGHT: THE CALLBACK: PRELIMINARIES, September 23 at 11:30PM:
Join Emily McNamara and accompanist Benjamin Rauhala at this week's The Callback: Preliminaries! Watch eight contestants duke it out by singing their favorite tunes for the chance to progress to The Callback: Semi-Finals and eventually win their own show at 54 Below. For more information on "The Callback" rules or how to submit an audition video, please visitwww.54Below.com. No cover charge. $20 food & beverage minimum.
LATE NIGHT: BACKSTAGE, September 24 at 10:30PM:
Each week, Broadway cast members and audiences alike gather to mix and mingle at 54 Below, Broadway's most intimate haunt, located in the heart of the theatre district. Musical Director Brad Simmons keeps the house jumping from the piano, while host Susie Mosher (the love child of Joanne Worley & Paul Lynde) guides the crowd through an evening of music, mayhem and full throttle belting, with special guests from Broadway and beyond dropping in to perform. NPR had this to say: "The best thing happening right now might just be the weekly Backstage. Hosted by the ridiculously funny Susie Mosher and pianist Brad Simmons who clearly is the man, it's two feel-good hours among New York's theater people, who seem like they're having a really fine time. Can't recommend it highly enough!" At this week's Backstage is Bob Stillman (Grey Gardens, Dirty Blonde), Michael Wartella (Wicked), Zarah Mahler (Soul Doctor), Marcus Paul James (In The Heights, Rent) andNiki Scalera (Hairspray, Tarzan). No cover charge. $20 food & beverage minimum.
LATE NIGHT: THE STUDIO: WRITERS BLOCK, September 25 at 11:30PM:
Hosted by Joe Iconis and featuring Annie Golden, Mighty Kate, and Eli Bolin, Writer's Block features fresh, new work by some of the NYC's most talented up-and-coming songwriters of contemporary musical theatre and beyond. Want to perform your own original work at 54 Below? Join us on Wednesday for the chance to sign up for one of the open-mic slots! No Cover charge. Two drink minimum.
LATE NIGHT: 15:54, September 26 at 11PM:
"In the future, everyone will be famous for 15 minutes." 15:54 unlocks the doors on a weekly Thursday Party at 54 Below featuring the best of New York City's cutting edge nightlife. Unearthing the magic of Studio 54, resident artists, performers, and DJ's will serve you 15 minute sets at 54 Below. Produced by Jacob Langfelder and Lance Horne with Errickson Wilcox, the series has already featured performances by Bridget Everett, Molly Pope, Cristin Milioti, Elizabeth A. Davis, Corey Tut, Will Connolly, Michael Moritz, Kiyan, Emma Dean, Amber Martin, Drew Brody, Scott Thompson, Amy G., Trapper Felides, Trey Files, Tori Scott, and many more. This week, hostBridget Everett welcomes DJs Andrew Andrew, Tori Scott, Emma Dean, and Topher the Contortionist. No cover charge. Two drink minimum.