Alice Ripley & Emily Skinner, 54 CELEBRATES THE MUPPETS and More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below Next Week
Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551.
54 CELEBRATES THE MUPPETS, JULY 11 AT 7PM:
For over 60 years, the Muppets have been entertaining the world through laughter, learning, love - and lots of music. For one night only, join some of Broadway and comedy's brightest stars in a celebration of the songs they've brought us and the stories they've told us - those most sensational, inspirational, celebrational, muppetational Muppets!
Featuring James Monroe Iglehart (Tony Award winner, Aladdin, Memphis), Lesli Margherita (Olivier Award winner, Dames At Sea, Matilda the Musical), Stephanie D'Abruzzo (Tony Award nominee, Avenue Q, Sesame Street)?Rick Lyon (Avenue Q, Sesame Street), Jennifer Barnhart (Avenue Q, Sesame Street), The Skivvies (Nick Cearley & Lauren Molina), Mara Wilson (Matilda, Welcome to Night Vale, author - Where Am I Now?), Max Crumm (Disaster!, The Fantasticks, Grease), Emily Padgett (Bright Star, Side Show), Brian Gonzales (Aladdin; One Man, Two Guvnors; Shrek the Musical; ...Spelling Bee), Julia Mattison (Godspell, Ruby Manger, Brooklyn Sound),Grace McLean (Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812; Brooklynite), Molly Pope (Molly Pope Likes Your Status, Found),George Salazar (Be More Chill, Here Lies Love, Godspell),Ana Villafañe (On Your Feet!), Noah Forman (The Chris Gethard Show, Improvised Seinfeld), Dru Johnston (The Chris Gethard Show, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Broad City), Brett Davis (The Special Without Brett Davis), Joe Rumrill (Fresh Perspectives), Julio Torres (The Chris Gethard Show, Fresh Perspectives), and more, including a very special frog!
$45-55 cover charge. $85 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.THE MUSIC AND LYRICS OF Drew Gasparini, JULY 11 AT 9:30PM:
Oh where oh where has our little Drew gone? He's been off writing a butt-load of new musicals and he is SO EXCITED to finally share what he's been working on with you! On July 11th you can be one of the first people on the planet to hear songs from Drew Gasparini's newest projects, including a musical adaptation of The Whipping Boy that he is developing with 2016 Tony nominee Alex Brightman.
Featuring Rozi Baker (Bonnie & Clyde), Maddie Shea Baldwin (Bright Star) , Larkin Bogan (Hair), Alex Brightman (School of Rock), Jake Brinskele, Jen Brissman, Gerard Canonico (Brooklynite, American Idiot), Josh Daniel (The Book of Mormon), Brandon Ellis (The Bandstand, Once), Chloe Gasparini, Kasie Gasparini (Mamma Mia!), Spencer Glass, Melissa Rose Hirsch (The Bad Years), Andrew Kober (She Loves Me, Les Miserables), Julia Mattison (Brooklyn Sound), Jeremy Morse (Waitress) , Will Roland (Dear Evan Hansen), Louis Sacco, Preston Sadleir (Next to Normal), Keith White (A Bronx Tale, Jersey Boys), Alex Wyse (Spring Awakening), Zack Zadek (The Crazy Ones), and Stanley (Anna Ty Bergman, Kerri George, and Melanie Brook). The band features Drew, Justin Goldner (bass/mandolin), Eli Zoller (guitar), and Jon Epcar (drums). Produced by Erica Rotstein.$30-40 cover charge. $65 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.
Molly Pope IN A STAR IS BORN, JULY 12 AT 7PM:
Stars are born on Broadway and at Feinstein's/54 Below with startling regularity. With her astonishing rendition of the classic, A Star is Born, Molly Pope will provide a never to be forgotten evening of songs from the classic film including "The Man That Got Away," "Swanee," "I'll Get By," "You Took Advantage of Me," "Gotta Have Me Go with You," "Here's What I'm Here For," "Someone At Last," "Lose That Long Face," and many more. The exemplary songs from the 1954 movie musical will come to life in a performance you'll remember forever.
Back by popular demand after a sold out winter engagement! New York City - they could never leave you. Alice Ripley and Emily Skinner are UNATTACHED! and ready to tear the paint off the walls of Feinstein's/54 Below with both new material and some of their old favorites. The February premiere of this show at Feinstein's/ 54 Below marked these two leading ladies' first performance together in NYC in nearly nine years. Powerhouse performances, reminiscing, and memory make it an unforgettable evening.
Alice Ripley and Emily Skinner received a Tony Award co-nomination for their role(s) as the conjoined twins, Daisy and Violet Hilton, in the original Broadway production of Side Show. Separately, Alice and Emily have starred in numerous other Broadway shows including The Full Monty, Next to Normal, Billy Elliot, The Rocky Horror Show, and many more. Alice received a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her performance in Next to Normal.$65-85 cover charge. $85-95 VIP Seating. $125-135 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.Tori Murray: READY OR NOT, HERE I COME!, JULY 14 AT 7PM:
Tori Murray (Ruthless The Musical) returns with an encore of her own one-girl show entitled Ready or Not, Here I Come. The evening will be a mini-musical blending a tale of growing up through an eclectic book of songs from contemporary Broadway musicals, movie and TV favorites, as well as popular music. The show, which is being produced by Evan Sacks, is under the direction of Dan Foster (4000 Miles, Sunday in the Park with George, Murderers, Mary's Wedding) with musical direction by Jason Wetzel (After Midnight, Radio City Christmas Spectacular) and vocal arrangements by Thomas and Linda Smargiassi. The story, which was written by Tom and Tori Murray, will be staged by Jeramiah Peay (Ruthless the Musical). All ticket proceeds will go to the Broadway Dreams Foundation.
$40-50 cover charge. $75 premium seating.BROADWAY ORIGINALS! FEATURING Tony Danza, JULY 15 AT 7PM:
An amazing array of theater stars will be assembled by producer/writer/host Scott Siegel with the express purpose of singing the songs that they performed in their original Broadway productions. Decade upon decade of Broadway history will be on glorious display on the Feinstein's/54 Below stage on July 15, when a galaxy of stars from a the 20th and 21st centuries return to sing the songs that made (and make) the Great White Way great. Hosted by Scott Siegel.
Featuring Tony Danza (Honeymoon in Vegas), Daniel Reichard (Jersey Boys), Eddie Korbich (first revival of Sweeney Todd), Beth Fowler (Beauty & The Beast), Josh Grisetti (It Shoulda Been You), Walter Willison (Two by Two), and more to be announced.$35-45 cover charge. $80 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.Tyce Green, JULY 15 & 22 AT 9:30PM:
Tyce Green returns to Feinstein's/54 Below after debuting his solo concert in January 2016 and appearing in numerous Feinstein's/54 Below concerts over the last year, including 54 Sings Chess, Tina Turner, Heart, Turn the Beat Around, Total Eclipse, Starmites, and more.
Known for his unique, eclectic vocals, Tyce explores his roots in musical theatre and a little bit of rock that's influenced his career, but most importantly, he sings everything he loves. From the rock musicals Hedwig, Jesus Christ Superstar, and Spring Awakening to the classics Phantom of the Opera, Sweeney Todd, and Carousel, to the pop tunes of Lady Gaga and OneRepublic, and a Patti LuPone impression that would make Patti herself look twice. Tyce made his Off-Broadway debut in Kissless and has appeared in numerous shows in NYC and regionally, including Spring Awakening, Hands on a Hardbody, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, Forbidden Broadway, Ragtime, LMNOP, and more. He also regularly appears in concerts around the country.
RETREAT TO BROADWAY & FRIENDS, JULY 16 AT 7PM:
$30-40 cover charge. $70 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.
"Retreat to Broadway & Friends" is a concert celebrating the non-profit project that inspires, renews and transforms individuals and organizations via innovative programming and live theater. More than 1,000 people have experienced Retreat to Broadway's (RTB) events and programs across the country since RTB officially launched in October 2013. Program offerings and categories include: Educational (students, faculty, staff), Professional (corporate teams, non-profit staffs), Social (book clubs, families, birthdays) and Spiritual (faith-based groups). The RTB Speakers Bureau provides a unique opportunity for participants to hear personal accounts from Broadway professionals about their personal and professional journeys. Stephanie J. Block, Sebastian Arcelus, Kathy Deitch, Anthony Rapp, Ioana Alfonso, Kathy Brier, Sarah Bolt, Julie James, Douglas Lyons and Marty Thomas currently comprise the RTB Speakers Bureau.
July 16 also happens to be the 40th Birthday of RTB's Director & Founder, Brian Reavey, so it will be a combined benefit-celebration of sorts.
Featuring Stephanie J. Block (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Wicked, 9 to 5, Boy From Oz), Kathy Brier (Hairspray, One Life to Live), Kathy Deitch (Footloose, Wicked, American Horror Story), Michael Gioia (The Secret Garden, Bitching and Belting), Julie James (Broadway Names with Julie James, Maya and Marty), Olivia Phillip (Disaster, Book of Mormon, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Ghost), and Marty Thomas (Xanadu, Wicked, The Secret Garden.)
FLOANNE: ALWAYS PARIS, JUNE 16 AT 9:30PM:
$40-50 cover charge. $75 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.
In this show scheduled to coincide with Bastille Day celebrations around the world, Floanne performs the songs that have made Paris an international beacon of liberty and a touchstone for artists and lovers around the world. Backed by her band of New York Jazz innovators led by pianist Jon Weber, Floanne weaves a spell of universal emotions, full of charm, excitement, love, heartache, solitude and defiance. The proceeds from the performance will benefit Strength to Strength, a non-for-profit organization that supports the survivors of terrorism internationally.
BROADWAY GAME NIGHT WITH Matt Rodin, JULY 16 AT 11:30PM:
$25-$35 cover charge. $65 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.
Hosted by Playbill's resident red carpet personality, Matt Rodin, Broadway Game Night brings together Broadway 'celebrities' to face off in a night of hilarious party games. Be a part of the live studio audience, help decide the winner, and get a chance to compete ON one of the teams. That's right - each team will also include one audience member - and it could be you. It's like family game night except without your family and WITH Broadway - who could ask for anything more? Maybe you could but you get the point.Featuring Eric Anderson (Waitress), Jeanna de Waal (Kinky Boots), Drew Gehling (Waitress), Ben Jacoby (Beautiful), Chillina Kennedy (Beautiful), Joel Perez (Fun Home), Emily Skeggs (Fun Home), and more to be announced. $10 cover charge. $30 premium seating. 2 drink or $20 food and beverage minimum. 54 SINGS THE PAJAMA GAME, JULY 17 AT 7 & 9:30PM:
Join Sid and Babe for an evening of select songs from The Pajama Game! This golden age musical will be celebrated with joy at Feinstein's/ 54 Below this summer, as Broadway favorites serenade you with "I'm Not At All In Love," "Hey There," "Hernando's Hideaway," and all of your other favorites by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross. The Sleep-Tite pajama factory comes to life with a dreamy cast of theatrical powerhouses. Featuring Victoria Cook (Shakespeare in the Park's Into the Woods), Michael Halling (The Pajama Game, A Tale of Two Cities), Melissa Rose Hirsch (The Bad Years), Autumn Hurlbert (Legally Blonde), Rob Maitner, Angelo McDonough, Max Pollak (Rumbatap), Michael McCorry Rose (Wicked, A Gentleman's Guide...), Monet Julia Sabel (Charlie Rosen's Broadway Big Band), Anthony Sagaria (American Psycho), Lucia Spina (Kinky Boots, South Pacific), and more to be announced. $35-45 cover charge. $75 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.