54 SINGS 1776 Set for 54 Below This Weekend
54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, celebrates the July 4th weekend with "54 Sings 1776," a celebration of the music from Broadway's Tony Award-winning Independence Day musical by Sherman Edwards. "54 Sings 1776" returns to 54 Below, for its second smash year, for four performances only: Sat. July 4 at 7PM and 9:30PM, and Sun. July 5 at 7PM and 9:30PM. To make a reservation, visit www.54below.com. Cover charge is $40-50. $25 food & beverage minimum.
1776 brings to life the trials and tribulations of John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin and the Continental Congress as they set upon creating a new nation. Directed by Lucia Spina, hosted by Rob Maitner, with musical direction by Jacob Yates, featuring a cast of veteran Broadway actors including Michael Halling (The Scarlet Pimpernel, The Boy From Oz, The Pajama Game), Jacob Hoffman (The Vineyard's I'll Be Damned), Rob Maitner (Ground UP's Asymmetric), Daniel Marcus (1776 Revival, Urinetown, The Woman In White), David Alan Marshall (former member of Grammy Award winning Chanticleer), Michael McCormick (1776 Revival, Curtains, Chaplin) Patrick Mellen (Lestat), Kathleen Monteleone (Hands On A Hardbody), Brian Charles Rooney (The Threepenny Opera, Bedbugs The Musical), Andrew Samonsky (The Hunchback of Notre Dame, South Pacific, Scandalous) Adam Shapiro (HBO's The Normal Heart), Lucia Spina (Kinky Boots, Legally Blonde, Les Miserables), Paul Michael Valley (1776 Revival, Silence! The Musical, Another World)
"54 Sings" is 54 Below's talk-of-the-town series celebrating the music of our all-time favorite scores through live performances of their biggest hits. Performed by some of Broadway and cabaret's most luminary talents, 54 Sings continues to delight audiences far & wide as we salute some of the finest melodies ever written for the musical stage.