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Betsy Wolfe at 54 Below

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Betsy Wolfe at 54 Below#1
Posted: 2/27/19 at 11:18pm

Anybody here planning to go to her concert at 54 Below March 6-9?  Would love to hear a review.

She recently had a preview with the press of her upcoming concert and it was posted on youtube.  

Please Like Me by Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez:  https://youtu.be/v4iI4lwN5zM

Landslide:  https://www.instagram.com/p/BuUmjASAIOf/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheet

She sounds so good and looks like it's gonna be a great 54 Below debut.  I can't believe she hasn't had a solo show before!

 

 

 

 

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Betsy Wolfe at 54 Below#2
Posted: 2/27/19 at 11:46pm

I'm going. Should be fun to see how she handles her first solo cabaret. Shoot some videos, hopefully with the flash not on. 

Often it's more enjoyable and less expensive to see a young star in an intimate venue than to see him or her in a mediocre musical.

So much talent in New York and not enough places to showcase it all.

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Betsy Wolfe at 54 Below#3
Posted: 2/28/19 at 11:41am

She's debuting this show here in Vegas tomorrow and Saturday. I wish I could be there. 

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Posted: 2/28/19 at 11:37pm

She announced on her Instagram that Jeremy Jordan would be her special guest on March 7! Wow!  Makes this concert even more exciting. 

Link:  https://www.instagram.com/p/BuFMXqrgZPv/?utm_source=ig_share_sheet&igshid=189awjrsghvwp

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Betsy Wolfe at 54 Below#5
Posted: 2/28/19 at 11:55pm

I'm going next Wednesday! Super excited to see what she brings to the cabaret atmosphere!

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Betsy Wolfe at 54 Below#6
Posted: 3/1/19 at 12:28am

How appealing she is. Thirty six years old and her resume is so short.

She seems a touch shy. That's probably the kiss of death in hyper-competitive New York.

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Betsy Wolfe at 54 Below#7
Posted: 3/1/19 at 12:45pm

Excited to see her next week! She's my favorite performer and while I don't think her resume is super short, I hope she gets more chances at leading roles soon. If another Into the Woods revival ever comes around, I can't decide if I'd rather see her play the Baker's Wife or the Witch haha.

Here's the entirety of Landslide: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fHTbLs20yDk

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Betsy Wolfe at 54 Below#8
Posted: 3/1/19 at 1:00pm
Yeah I think her resume is impressive as is she. I dont think age enters into this and 36 to me is young and I’m sure she’ll have an even longer impressive resume ahead of her.
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Betsy Wolfe at 54 Below#9
Posted: 3/1/19 at 4:10pm

Oh, I was looking in the wrong place. It only had Broadway credits and didn't include Falsettos and Waitress.

She's done a lot out of town. Would have liked to see her in Boys from Syracuse

I was a big Stevie Nicks fan, also. I had the VHS tape of her first solo concert tour that I like so much I found someone who had transferred the VHS to DVD.

I got a pretty good table so I could shoot some videos at proper range. 54 Below allows videos, with the proviso that you must not use the flash. So the first time I shot a video there I was new to the smartphone and my flash was on the whole time. And it was Matthew Morrison and Kelli O'Hara i had been shooting.

They didn't throw me out.
 

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Betsy Wolfe at 54 Below#10
Posted: 3/1/19 at 4:16pm

OlBlueEyes said: "Oh, I was looking in the wrong place. It only had Broadway credits and didn't include Falsettos and Waitress.

She's done a lot out of town. Would have liked to see her in Boys from Syracuse.

I was a big Stevie Nicks fan, also. I had the VHS tape of her first solo concert tour that I like so much I found someone who had transferred the VHS to DVD.

I got a pretty good table so I could shoot some videos at proper range. 54 Below allows videos, with the proviso that you must not use the flash. So the first time I shot a video there I was new to the smartphone and my flash was on the whole time. And it was Matthew Morrison and Kelli O'Hara i had been shooting.

They didn't throw me out.

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Loving this!! Can’t decide when to go (or not). 

 

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Betsy Wolfe at 54 Below#11
Posted: 3/1/19 at 5:55pm

OlBlueEyes said: "Oh, I was looking in the wrong place. It only had Broadway credits and didn't include Falsettos and Waitress.

She's done a lot out of town. Would have liked to see her in Boys from Syracuse.

I was a big Stevie Nicks fan, also. I had the VHS tape of her first solo concert tour that I like so much I found someone who had transferred the VHS to DVD.

I got a pretty good table so I could shoot some videos at proper range. 54 Below allows videos, with the proviso that you must not use the flash. So the first time I shot a video there I was new to the smartphone and my flash was on the whole time. And it was Matthew Morrison and Kelli O'Hara i had been shooting.

They didn't throw me out.

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You've told us this story several times already --- and it's still inconsiderate and rude, to both the performers and the people sitting near you.

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Betsy Wolfe at 54 Below#12
Posted: 3/6/19 at 1:06pm

Skye8 said: "Excited to see her next week! She's my favorite performer and while I don't think her resume is super short, I hope she gets more chances at leading rolessoon. If another Into the Woods revival ever comes around, I can't decide if I'd rather see her play the Baker's Wife or the Witch haha.

Here's the entirety of Landslide:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fHTbLs20yDk
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Thanks for posting the link. Love that song and her version of it. 

She just announced that JRB will join her at tonight’s show.  Link:  https://www.instagram.com/p/Buovk8sAHXo/?utm_source=ig_share_sheet&igshid=sjmviga6xb5d

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Betsy Wolfe at 54 Below#13
Posted: 3/6/19 at 1:28pm

OlBlueEyes said: "I'm going. Should be fun to see how she handles her first solo cabaret. Shoot some videos, hopefully with the flash not on.

Often it's more enjoyable and less expensive to see a young star in an intimate venue than to see him or her in a mediocre musical.

So much talent in New York and not enough places to showcase it all.
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Would love love love a recap/review! Thank you thank you

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Betsy Wolfe at 54 Below#14
Posted: 3/6/19 at 1:51pm

I'll be there on Friday!  A bit bummed to be missing JRB and Jeremy, but that's life I guess!  Will post a review here with all my thoughts!

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Betsy Wolfe at 54 Below#15
Posted: 3/6/19 at 3:32pm
I saw her do this show back in October in Indianapolis. It’s an amazing night.
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Betsy Wolfe at 54 Below#16
Posted: 3/6/19 at 3:56pm

I'm going tomorrow night. If I receive permission I'll take a couple of videos and probably upload them to YouTube.  They have never refused before, and even when I with great embarrassment was told that my flash had been on (that phone was new to me) when I shot Matthew Morrison and Kelli O'Hara performing 
"Say It Somehow" from Piazza they didn't me not to take videos, just to be sure the flash was off.

I saw the videos on YouTube of Betsy performing with the Skivvies at 54 Below. In addition to everything else, she has a deft touch for comedy.

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Betsy Wolfe at 54 Below#17
Posted: 3/6/19 at 4:38pm

BroadwayRox3588 said: "I'm going next Wednesday! Super excited to see what she brings to the cabaret atmosphere!"

 

my wallet is hurting so I may not be able to attend this. I have about an hour to figure everything out for tonight — online sales are done. Doesn’t look likely.. curious to what her set list is... all I’ve heard is “Landslide.” All Much appreciated!! 

Enjoy it... she’s fab!! 

 

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Betsy Wolfe at 54 Below#18
Posted: 3/7/19 at 4:01pm
Wow a great review! It also mentions some of her set lists:

https://theaterpizzazz.com/all-bets-are-off-for-betsy-wolfe-at-54-below/
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Betsy Wolfe at 54 Below#19
Posted: 3/7/19 at 10:29pm

She was in incredible voice tonight and hilarious to boot. Would highly recommend going if you can!

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Betsy Wolfe at 54 Below#20
Posted: 3/8/19 at 9:55am

Skye8 said: "She was in incredible voice tonight and hilarious to boot. Would highly recommend going if you can!"

What song did she sing with Jeremy Jordan?

https://twitter.com/broadwaygirlnyc/status/1103827664626991105?s=21

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Posted: 3/8/19 at 11:06am

StageLEFT said: 
"What song did she sing with Jeremy Jordan?
https://twitter.com/broadwaygirlnyc/status/1103827664626991105?s=21
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Suddenly Seymour. When he sang "take my Kleenex" he handed her a little wad of paper haha. They sounded so good together!

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Betsy Wolfe at 54 Below#22
Posted: 3/8/19 at 1:37pm

Betsy very much entertained her audience last night, and was sent off to a big ovation. If not up to Audra or Kelli yet, she sings very well and is blonder.

Speaking of blonde, Betsy's pale and blonde head cost me facial detail that I had no answer for. My work with aspect rations probably needs some improvement as well.

If you watch only one, the duet with Jeremy is the best photographed and has some pre-song patter.

Opener: "Like Me"

https://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=tvzWEFe26Ow

 

The Rodgers and Hart ballad that few female vocalists can resist

https://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=qvmE6MWPF50

 

Duet with Jeremy Jordan, "Suddenly Seymour"

https://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=d2uBj7WBdxo

 

The policy of 54 Below as announced on stage prior to the show is "Photography allowed. No flash." During a number I did not record I saw five others recording it. However all were at the more expensive VIP or Ring Side tables where all one had to do was to hold the camera at chest level and point the rear at the stage.

That quick jerk to the left of the camera right after Betsy's opening number begins is me looking at the back of my camera to make sure that the flash was not on.

Updated On: 3/8/19 at 01:37 PM
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Betsy Wolfe at 54 Below#23
Posted: 3/10/19 at 11:44pm
Some more clips from her show. With a short clip of her Into the Woods medley:

https://www.instagram.com/p/Bu1PHn5nj9c/?utm_source=ig_share_sheet&igshid=qwj0247jvw13
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Betsy Wolfe at 54 Below#24
Posted: 3/11/19 at 10:02pm

A few more links from her concert I found on YT....

Summer in Ohio:  https://youtu.be/2XCvAOISTCM 

I Could Do Better Than That: https://youtu.be/cVQvHnRMHl8 

She Used To Be Mine:  https://youtu.be/KA8KuIXNtpY