SAMSON & DELILAH Concert, Patrick Page & More Set for 54 Below this Week
Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, the performance venue located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond:
CONTEMPORARY MUSICAL THEATRE SONGWRITERS YOU SHOULD KNOW: LIVE, January 27 at 7PM & 9:30PM:
The pages of Playbill.com come to life in The Contemporary Musical Theatre Songwriters You Should Know: LIVE!, based on the series of the same name by Playbill staff writer Michael Gioia. Join a handful of the contemporary songwriters who are making noise in New York City's theatre district as they offer world-premiere songs performed by Broadway's best. At 54 Below, audiences will learn about the new sound that is making waves in Broadway's underground before it surfaces on the Great White Way. Hosted by Playbill writer Michael Gioia, the evening will feature music by Kait Kerrigan and Brian Lowdermilk, Scott Alan, Katie Thompson, Michael Kooman and Christopher Dimond, Deborah Abramson, Will Van Dyke, Sam Carner and Derek Gregor, Ryan Scott Oliver, Adam Gwon, Drew Gasparini, Joe Iconis and Jonathan Reid Gealt. Cast List: Teal Wicks, Jason Gotay, Bryan Terrell Clark, Hannah Elless, Raena White, Molly Hager, Sam Heldt, Jessie Hooker, Bonnie Milligan, Dimitri Moise, Zach Reiner-Harris, Jason SweetTooth Williams, Lauren Marcus, Barrett Davis, Josh Assor, Julia Murney, Tituss Burgess, Steffanie Leigh, F. Michael Haynie, Preston Sadleir and Michael Deleget. Proceeds from the evening will be donated to The Jonathan Larson Grants Fund at the American Theatre Wing. $25-35 cover charge. $25 food & beverage minimum.
Edward Hibbert, January 28 at 7PM:
Broadway's Edward Hibbert returns to 54 Below with his hit cabaret show, after a sold-out run in February! Best known as Gil Chesterton the restaurant critic on TV's Frasier, Broadway and off-Broadway audiences have delighted in his varied performances in The Drowsy Chaperone, Curtains, Jeffrey, and the upcoming It Shoulda Been You. In Can't Something Be Done?, Edward presents an evening of irreverent stories and songs by Cole Porter, Noel Coward, and also contemporary songwriters. Enjoy stories of Edward's travels from England to the Great White Way...and beyond. Featuring Musical Direction by Sam Davis and Direction by Mark Waldrop. $25-35 cover charge. $25 food & beverage minimum.