Tony Winner Katie Finneran to Play 54 Below, 5/28-31
KATIE FINNERAN, the two time Tony Award winning Broadway and TV star, will make her nightclub debut at 54 Below from May 28 to 31 with the show "It Might Be You - A Funny Lady's Search for Home." Endearing, brilliantly funny and always entertaining, she gives us a peek into the life of a performer juggling Hollywood, Broadway, and starting a family. Singing an eclectic array of songs and sharing extraordinary backstage stories, Katie takes us on a comical and poignant pilgrimage to her greatest destination yet: Home. Expect to hear songs ranging from Stephen Sondheim to Ingrid Michaelson, with homages to Betty Hutton and Julie Andrews in between. The evening will be directed by Katie's longtime pal, Broadway's Andréa Burns and will features Musical Direction by Steve Marzullo.
KATIE FINNERAN co-starred in "The Michael J. Fox Show" on NBC and was called this season's "funniest breakout star" from The Daily Beast. She most recently starred on Broadway as Miss Hannigan in the Tony nominated revival of Annie. In 2010, Finneran won a Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle Award for her performance in the first Broadway revival of the musical, Promises, Promises. She was also awarded the Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle Awards for her performance in the Broadway revival of Noises Off.
Her extensive list of Broadway credits include Mauritius, Cabaret, The Iceman Cometh, Neil Simon's Proposals, The Heiress, In the Summerhouse, My Favorite Year, Two Shakespearean Actors, and On Borrowed Time. Off-Broadway, she appeared in the original cast of the play Love, Loss and What I Wore, as well as the Encores! production of Li'l Abner. She made her New York Philharmonic debut in the 2012 concert of Stephen Sondheim's Company, filmed for cinemas and released on DVD. Finneran made her London debut in the West End production of Fuddy Meers.
On television, Finneran is best known for roles on the series "I Hate My Teenage Daughter," "Frasier," "Wonderfalls," and "The Inside." Her film credits include the remake of Night of the Living Dead, You've Got Mail, Bewitched, Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous, and the recent Peter Farrelly anthology, The Catch.
KATIE FINNERAN will perform "It Might Be You - A Funny Lady's Search for Home" at 54 Below (254 West 54th Street between Broadway and Eighth Avenue) for five performances Wednesday, May 28 through Saturday, May 31. Shows are Wednesday and Thursday at 7:00 PM; Friday at 8:00 PM; and Saturday at 8:00 PM and 11:00 PM. The cover charge ranges from $35-$55. All seats have a $25 food and beverage minimum. Please visit 54Below.com for additional information.