Ute Lemper, BROADWAY LOVES THE SPICE GIRLS & 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:
Ute Lemper, January 13 at 7 & 9:30PM & January 14 at 9:30PM:
Back by popular demand, 54 Below presents renowned international chanteuse and star of Broadway's Chicago Ute Lemper for a return engagement. The journey starts in Berlin with Ute's repertoire of Brecht and Weill and classic cabaret songs and travels to the poetic universe of Jacques Brel & Edith Piaf. Then, join Ute's voyage as she continues to Argentina and Tango Nuevo and walks the backstreets of Paris, Berlin, Buenos Aires and New York, where she's made her home for fifteen years now. Discover musical ghosts who have their own tales of loss, love, passion, survival, rebellion & opposition to tell. $40-50 cover charge. $25 food & beverage minimum.
BROADWAY LOVES THE Spice Girls, January 13 at 11:30PM:
The TRL Generation brings its wildly successful 'Broadway Loves the Spice Girls' concert uptown to 54 Below on Monday, January 13th. The 11:30PM 'Girl Power'-filled song and dance extravaganza is directed by Kyle Fox, with music direction by Benjamin Rauhala and produced by Shoshana Feinstein. In their brief, but wildly successful career, the Spice Girls sold a staggering 88 million albums worldwide, becoming the best-selling female group of all time, and the most successful British group since the Beatles. "Baby," "Scary," "Ginger," "Posh," and "Sporty" became household names. "Broadway Loves the Spice Girls" features exciting new vocal arrangements of their biggest hits, including "Wannabe," "Spice Up Your Life," "Stop," "2 Become 1," as well as classic numbers from the cult-hit film "Spice World," highlights from the girls' solo careers, and more. This is one night no pop music fan should miss! The star-studded cast is set to include Ashley Kate Adams (La Cage aux Folles), Darren Bluestone (Avenue Q),Stefanie Brown (Wicked), Caitlyn Caughell (Newsies), Kennedy Caughell (American Idiot), Natalie Daradich (Wicked), Ariana DeBose (Motown), Hannah Elless (Somewhere In Time), Russell Fischer (Jersey Boys), Jason Gotay (Spider-Man), Jenna Leigh Green (Wicked, 'Sabrina the Teenage Witch'), Ariana Groover (Bare), Sabrina Harper (Pippin), Liana Hunt (Newsies), Emma Hunton (Witness Uganda), Elizabeth Judd (Spider-Man), Janet Krupin (If/Then), Steffanie Leigh (Mary Poppins), Alice Lee (Bare, Spring Awakening), Kara Lindsay (Newsies), Synthia Link (Bullets Over Broadway), Julia Mattison (Godspell), Gabrielle McClinton (Pippin), Lesley McKinnell (Wicked), Emily McNamara (Gettin' The Band Back Together), Nic Rouleau (The Book of Mormon), Tess Soltau (Far From Heaven), Billy Tighe (Pippin), Stephanie Torns (Wicked), Stephanie Umoh (Ragtime), and Barrett Wilbert Weed (Bare). The band will feature David Cinquegrana on guitar, Shannon Ford on drums, Gene Rauhala and John Perko on trumpet, Eric Schedin on trombone, Andrew Halchak on woodwinds, and music director Benjamin Rauhala on keyboards. Back-up vocals will be provided by Lacey Angerosa, Michael Gioia, and Jillian Soares. Orchestrations and vocal arrangements are by Benjamin Rauhala, with brass arrangements by Eric Schedin. $15 cover charge. $20 food & beverage minimum.