Alice Ripley to Lead Starry All-Female Sondheim Celebration at 54 Below
Tony Award Winner Alice Ripley will lead an all female cast in "In Praise of Women: A Sondheim Celebration" on his 89th Birthday. The evening will feature performances from Broadway's finest leading ladies as well as some of New York's freshest newcomers. Performers will include Lucy Anders (Something Rotten!), Ashley Blanchet (Beautiful, Frozen), Bebe Browning, Emma Degerstedt (Smokey Joe's Cafe) Jordan Ensign (Phantom of the Opera), Kaitlyn Frank (We Are the Tigers, Newsies), Gaelen Gilliland (9 to 5, Legally Blonde, SpongeBob SquarePants), Jenna Leigh Green (Wicked, TV's Sabrina the Teenage Witch), Celia Hottenstein (Phantom of the Opera), Autumn Hurlbert (Legally Blonde, Something Rotten!), Eryn LeCroy (Phantom of the Opera, Sweeney Todd), Kate Loprest (First Date, Xanadu, The Drowsy Chaperone), Jessie Peltier, Becca Peterson (Bandstand, Mean Girls), Kimber Sprawl (A Bronx Tale, Girl from the North Country), and Nasia Thomas (Ain't too Proud, Beautiful). The evening is produced and directed by Matt Redmond with music direction by Rebekah Bruce Parker.
Feinstein's/54 Below continues it's tradition of celebrating the legendary Stephen Sondheim on his birthday! 89 years later, his music lives on stronger than ever. The cast will be made up of entirely women and will showcase a wide variety of Sondheim's works. You'll hear everything from Into the Woods to Road Show, to Do I Hear a Waltz, and much more. Tony Award winner Alice Ripley leads a company of some of the most talented female forces in celebrating one of our most beloved artists in Broadway history.
There is a $30-$55 cover charge, and a 2 drink or $20 food and beverage minimum. Tickets and information are available at https://54below.com/events/in-praise-of-women-a-sondheim-celebration/. Tickets on the day of performance after 4:00 are only available by calling (646) 476-3551.
54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, and Michael Feinstein, one of the world's great musical artists, have united to give NewYork an unparalleled destination for entertainment and dining. Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private EventDestination, is the performance venue in the grand tradition of New York City nightlife. A few blocks from the heart of Times Square and just below the legendary Studio 54, Feinstein's/54 Below is a classically designed state-of-the art nightclub in the theatre district that hosts audiences with warmth and style. Feinstein's/54 Below presents iconic and rising stars from the worlds of Broadway and popular music. The venue provides a food and beverage menu from early evening through the wee hours of the morning that is worthy of the world-class entertainment on the stage. In their description of the venue, The New York Times writes Feinstein's/54 Below "has the intimacy of a large living room with unimpeded views and impeccable sound; there is not a bad seat. Its sultry after-hours ambience is enhanced by brocade- patterned wall panels planted with orange-shaded lanterns. And the atmosphere is warmer and sexier than in Manhattan's other major supper clubs." Located at 254 West 54th Street, Feinstein's/54 Below features up to three shows nightly with cover charges ranging from $15-$105. www.54Below.com/Feinsteins
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