Patti LuPone to Perform at Nightclub 54 BELOW Opening Week, 6/5-16


Theatre legend Patti LuPone will open the new nightclub and restaurant 54 BELOW (254 West 54th Street) with a two-week engagement from June 5 – 16. The June entertainment line-up also includes Jackie Hoffman, Mx Justin VivIan Bond and Brian d'Arcy James, as well as late-night lounge entertainment Tuesday – Thursday, a Monday night new composers series, and an informal cocktail hour on Sunday evenings.

The full June performance schedule follows:


Patti LuPone, Grand Opening – June 5 through June 16: Tuesdays through Saturdays at 8pm; Fridays and Saturdays at 11pm.

$70 cover charge, $30 food and beverage minimum

* Wednesday, June 6 – Grand Opening; Tuesday, June 5 through Friday, June 8 – SOLD OUT.

Jackie Hoffman – June 3 through July 29: Sundays at 9:00pm * No performance Sunday, June 10.

$30 cover charge, $25 food and beverage minimum

Mx Justin VivIan Bond – June 4 through July 9: Mondays at 9:30pm.

$30 cover charge, $25 food and beverage minimum

Brian d'Arcy James – June 26 through June 30: Tuesday through Saturday at 8pm; Friday and Saturday at 11pm.

$40 cover charge, $25 food and beverage minimum


Beginning June 12 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays after 10 PM patrons can enjoy the ambience of a late night lounge with live music, creative cocktails, and small food plates. There is no cover charge or drink minimum for "The Green Room."

Taking the stage in June as "The Green Room" entertainment at 10:30pm will be The Sean Harkness Duo (Tuesdays) The John Miller Quartet (Wednesdays), and The Barry Levitt Trio (Thursdays).

NEW MONDAYS - Mondays at 7pm:

Some of Broadway's most luminary composers debut new work alongside some of musical theatre's most exciting new songwriters.

June 4 - Steve Marzullo, David Zippel, Kait Kerrigan and Brian Lowdermilk (with special guest vocalists Annie Golden, Randy Graff, Terri Klausner & Kenita Miller)

June 11 - Nick Blaemire, Andrew Lippa, Katie Thompson

June 18 - TBA

June 25 - Jeff Blumenkrantz, Laurence O'Keefe, Amanda Green

$18 cover charge, 2 drink minimum (full dinner menu available)

BACKSTAGE - Sundays, June 17 & 24 and every Sunday thereafter from 5 - 7pm:

Join The Broadway Kids post matinee for an informal soiree. Have a cocktail, meet new friends, maybe even get up and sing yourself. Hosted by three of the Great White Way's wittiest - Brooks Ashmanskas, Ann Harada & Susie Mosher, with Musical Direction by Lysistrata Jones' Bradley Simmons.

No cover, no minimum.

54 BELOW is located at 254 West 54th Street, New York, NY. Tickets for all performances at 54 Below can be purchased online at or via telephone at 1 (866) 468-7619. Check the website for information regarding "doors open" time at each performance.

In June, Tony Award winning producers Tom Viertel, Marc Routh, Richard Frankel, Steven Baruch will open 54 BELOW, a nightclub and restaurant at 254 West 54th Street, one floor below legendary Studio 54. 54 BELOW will offer audiences the chance to enjoy first class performers in a stunning and intimate space, enhanced by a premium dining experience. Taking the 54 BELOW stage will be world famous Tony Award winners, recording artists, as well as new talent from the New York and Broadway stage.

A few blocks from the heart of Times Square, 54 BELOW is designed by Tony Award winner John Lee Beatty and architect Richard Lewis, lit by Tony Award winner Ken Billington, and with sound by Tony Award nominee Peter Hylenski. Tony Award winner Scott Wittman (Hairspray, NBC's "Smash") serves as creative consultant and MAC Award Winner Phil Geoffrey Bond is the director of programming. Union Square Events, the events services business of Union Square Hospitality Group is consulting on food and beverage design as well as operations and the training of staff.

54 BELOW is not affiliated with or connected to the Roundabout Theatre Company in any way.

For more information, visit

Photo credit: Walter McBride/Retna Ltd.

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