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Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for June 22-28, Featuring Jeremy Jordan, Tony Yazbeck, and More!

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestras begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Jeremy Jordan at 54 Below; Pageant: The Original Cast Recording Launch Concert; The Music of Paul Gordon: Featuring Sarah Stiles, Jeremy Kushnier, and More; Lauren Worsham: Corsets and Combat Boots; and Tony Yazbeck in "The Floor Above Me."

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Jeremy Jordan at 54 Below

Where: 54 Below (254 W 54th Street)

When: June 22-27 at 7:00 PM & June 27 at 9:30 PM; June 29-July 3 at 7:00 PM & July 3 at 9:30 PM

Tickets: $65-120 at http://54below.com/artist/jeremy-jordan/

After a sold-out two-week NYC solo concert debut last fall at 54 Below, Jeremy Jordan returns this summer with a brand new show. The star of The Last 5 Years movie has Broadway credits that include Newsies, Bonnie & Clyde, West Side Story, and Rock of Ages. He is also known for his role on NBC's Smash, as well as major concert engagements such as A Bed And A Chair at Encores! and Parade at Avery Fisher Hall. Come spend an evening at 54 Below with one of today's most thrilling Broadway stars.

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Pageant: The Original Cast Recording Launch Concert

Where: 54 Below (254 W 54th Street)

When: June 22nd at 9:30 PM

Tickets: $30-65 at http://54below.com/artist/pageant-the-original-cast-recording-launch-concert/

The cast of the recent revival of PAGEANT - nominated for a 2015 Drama Desk Award for Best Revival of a Musical - reunites to launch the Original Cast Recording. Though the musical's original production ran for over a year, the score has never been recorded. Now, JAY Records is releasing an album featuring the cast of the 2014 Off-Broadway revival.

Starring Drama Desk nominee John Bolton (A Christmas Story) as genial host Frankie Cavalier, the contestants vying for Miss Glamouresse include Nick Cearley as Miss Great Plains, Nic Cory as Miss Industrial Northeast, Alex Ringler as Miss Texas, Marty Thomas as Miss Deep South, Seth Tucker as Miss West Coast, and Curtis Wiley as Miss Bible Belt. Swings Luke McCollum and Fred Odgaard will also be participating in the concert.

Hosted by co-author Bill Russell (Side Show), the launch party will include many of the highlights from the album, including the opening number "Natural Born Females," the evening gown competition "Something Extra," and several of the contestants' talents. Micah Young will serve as Musical Director. Members of the cast and creative team will be on hand afterwards to autograph CDs.

PAGEANT has book and lyrics by Bill Russell & Frank Kelly, with music by Albert Evans and a concept by Robert Longbottom. The Off-Broadway revival was directed by Matt Lenz and choreographed by Shea Sullivan.

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The Music of Paul Gordon Featuring Sarah Stiles, Jeremy Kushnier, and More

Where: 54 Below (254 W 54th Street)

When: June 23rd at 9:30 PM

Tickets: $30-65 at http://54below.com/artist/the-music-of-paul-gordon/

Join us for an evening featuring the music of Tony Award-nominated composer Paul Gordon.

Featuring Broadway Artists:

Jeremy Kushnier (Jesus Christ Superstar, Footloose), Sarah Stiles (Avenue Q, On a Clear Day, Into The Woods), Andrew Samonsky (Hunchback of Notre Dame, Edwin Drood, Scandalous), Christy Altomare (Mamma Mia), Clarke Thorell (Annie, Hairspray), Abby Mueller (Kinky Boots, Joseph...Dreamcoat), Lianne Marie Dobbs (White Christmas, Emma), and Dani Marcus (Emma, Vanities).

54 presents an evening of beautiful music written by Tony Award-nominated composer/lyricist Paul Gordon. Filled with love, longing, heartbreak and humor, songs will be selected from Paul's vast array of musicals such as Jane Eyre, Emma, Daddy Long Legs, Sense and Sensibility, and The Front. They will be performed by some of Broadway's finest talent, for a fun-filled night of his widely-skilled writing, which contains elements of pop, classical, rock, and swing. Certain to be a night full of great music and surprises that all musical theatre lovers will enjoy.

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Lauren Worsham: Corsets & Combat Boots

Where: 54 Below (254 W 54th Street)

When: June 24th at 9:30 PM

Tickets: $30-70 at http://54below.com/artist/lauren-worsham-corsets-combat-boots/

From soaring, coloratura soprano heights to screaming, indie-rock antics, Lauren Worsham has made a career of moving seamlessly between genres. Gentleman's Guide Tony nominee and Drama Desk winner Lauren Worsham takes you through a musical evening showcasing her favorite diverse styles from opera to pop rock and everything in between. According to Charles Isherwood at The New York Times, "The wonderful Lauren Worsham...has a bright, clear soprano...with a demure sweetness that never cloys."

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Tony Yazbeck in "The Floor Above Me"

Where: Birdland NYC (315 W 45th Street)

When: June 28th at 8:00 PM

Tickets: $35-45 at http://www.birdlandjazz.com/event/834269-tony-yazbeck-in-floor-above-new-york/

The Broadway at Birdland concert series is thrilled to announce that Tony Award-nominee Tony Yazbeck, the star of this season's On The Town revival will make his Birdland solo debut on Sunday, June 28 at 9:00pm.

Yazbeck will heat up the Birdland stage in The Floor Above Me, a thrilling evening of tenor melodies and tenacious tap dancing, and will be joined by On The Town co-star Clyde Alves and tap dance sensation Melinda Sullivan ("So You Think You Can Dance," "Glee"). Musical direction and arrangements will be by Jerome Korman, and the evening is written and directed by Howard Emanuel & Tony Yazbeck. (Jerome Korman/piano, Thomas Hubbard/bass, Tony Lewis/drums, Mark McGowan/trumpet)

Songs included in The Floor Above Me will be "Pure Imagination," "Cheek To Cheek," "Both Sides Now," and "Lucky To Be Me."

Broadwayworld.com says of the show, "Yazbeck unleashes his larger-than-life charm and talent, gifting audiences with a spellbinding performance that is unlike anything we have previously seen." Michael Musto wrote, "The sincere and amiable singer/dancer put on a show that was honest, personal, connected, and full of rhapsodizing rhythm. In my many years of reviewing cabaret acts, I've never seen anyone dare to dance on those relatively small stages, let alone turn them into gigantic recital halls by the sheer force of will and talent."

Tony's Broadway credits also include Billy Flynn in Chicago, Phil Davis in White Christmas, Tulsa in Gypsy (w/Patti LuPone), and Al in the revival of A Chorus Line.

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