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Annaleigh Ashford, Laura Osnes, Laura Benanti and More Come to 54 Below This Winter

This December and January 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Scroll down for details!

Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visit www.54Below.com.


DECEMBER AT 54 BELOW:

JAMES SNYDER

December 1 at 7PM

$35-45 cover charge. $65 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

For the first time, James Snyder and his family will be celebrating the holiday season in New York, while he co-stars as Josh in the Broadway sensation If/Then. Led by his musical director, acclaimed drummer Damien Bassman, and the Second Chance Band, James takes a look at his own If/Then moments: How playing a french poodle led to him to working with Amanda Bynes in She's The Man. How a messy breakup led him to a record deal. How a temper tantrum put him on Broadway. Share a bit of James's journey from Cry-Baby to City Center Encores' Fanny to Carousel at Goodspeed...which led him to The Richard Rodgers Theatre and his current role as Idina Menzel's co-star. In this special evening of firsts, James will be joined by friends: For the first time, James and Matt Doyle will be singing songs from bare: a pop opera together, Elizabeth Stanley and James will re-unite since the lights of Cry-Baby fell dim...and Seth Rudetsky will stop by as well. Let James and his friends be the first to celebrate the holiday season with you - sharing holiday memories from his childhood and holiday memories he and his wife are making with their own child in New York City. Whichever road you take, and whatever holiday you choose to celebrate in the month of December, join us for James Snyder's show at 54 Below. It's an evening about how every event shapes your life, whether its getting married, then finding out you're going to be a dad, meeting friends along the way or co-starring on Broadway in a huge hit show.

ANNALEIGH ASHFORD

December 1, 8 & 15 at 9:30PM

December 26 at 11:30PM

$35-45 cover charge. $70 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

Annaleigh Ashford and Music Director Will Van Dyke return to 54 Below with an updated version of their sold out concert, Lost in the Stars. Annaleigh is currently playing Essie in You Can't Take It With You on Broadway. She known for her Tony-nominated turn as feisty factory worker Lauren in Kinky Boots and as Betty DiMello on Showtime's Masters of Sex as well as her work in Rent (Maureen), Dogfight (Marcy), Wicked (Glinda), and Legally Blonde (Margot). Annaleigh returns to 54 Below with songwriter and music director Will Van Dyke to acknowledge the history of Studio 54 with a classic cabaret that features songs from the days of disco to the haunting melodies of Kurt Weill and Stephen Sondheim. With story and song, the evening will have a touch of fun with a whole lot of heart.

EVAN RUGGIERO

December 1 at 11:30PM

$15 cover charge. $25 premium seating. $20 food and beverage minimum or two drinks.

The One Legged Song and Dance Man with Soul/Funk Trio FREDO. Evan Ruggiero returns to 54 Below, this time with experimental soul/funk trio, Fredo. Join them as they take you through a sound warp of music, dance, and explosive vocals. Fredo is comprised of musicians, Jason Kennedy, Ray Carega, and Brendan Daily. Evan began dancing at the age of 5 in his hometown studio and by age 10, he was accepted into the famed New Jersey Tap Ensemble, under the direction of Deborah Mitchell. At age 19, Evan was suddenly diagnosed with a rare bone cancer, Osteosarcoma, resulting in the amputation of his right leg. After undergoing months of chemotherapy and additional surgeries to save his life, Evan began to teach himself how to tap dance again by using a peg-leg. He as appeared all over the country motivational speaking and performing, and has had appearances on television shows such as The Ellen Show, Un Nuevo Diá, American Idol, CBS Inside Edition, and Show Me St. Louis. He is currently in the new workshop production of PANIC! The Musical.

54 BELOW CELEBRATES FRANK WILDHORN

December 2 & 3 at 7PM

December 5 & 6 at 7PM & 9:30PM

$50-65 cover charge. $90-100 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

Over the past two decades, Frank Wildhorn has given us timeless stories and countless classics set to soaring scores. 54 Below is proud to present a week in celebration of the acclaimed composer of Jekyll & Hyde, The Scarlet Pimpernel, The Civil War, Dracula, Bonnie & Clyde, Wonderland, and Victor/Victoria. With eight Broadway shows, twenty original international shows, and almost 100 million records sold of his songs, Frank is one of this generation's most important songwriters. It will be a week of Broadway's best singers, a reunion of one of Frank's Broadway shows, and songs from a catalog that goes from Whitney Houston to Julie Andrews, from Hootie and the Blowfish to Johnny Mathis, and from Sammy Davis, Jr. to The Moody Blues. With an all-star band of musicians, you'll be sure to hear all your favorites in addition to brand new songs, never been heard before. Spend an evening celebrating Frank Wildhorn at Broadway's own 54 Below. 12/2 and 12/3 will star original cast members from Bonnie & Clyde including Jeremy Jordan, Laura Osnes, Melissa van der Schyff, Michael Lanning, Mimi Bessette, Louis Hobson, and more. 12/5 and 12/6 will star Leslie Odom, Jr., Brandi Burkhardt, Janet Dacal, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Adrienne Warren, and Jane Monheit (12-5 only).

THE CIVILIANS: A PRETTY FILTHY EVENING

December 2 at 9:30PM

$25-35 cover charge. $55 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

The Civilians, New York's Obie award-winning investigative theater company, has curated this one-time-only event offering a sneak preview into their upcoming musical about the porn industry, Pretty Filthy. This intimate and eclectic evening features shamelessly sexy songs from top performers of the NY cabaret and Broadway scenes, including Bryce Pinkham (Gentleman's Guide, Love's Labor's Lost, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson), Lady Rizo (Grammy winner 2010, Toast of Edinburgh 2012, London Cabaret Award 2013), Steve Rosen (Peter and the Starcatcher, CQ/CX, Guys and Dolls), Alyse Alan Louis (Mamma Mia!, NERDS), Marrick Smith (The Underclassman, Revolution in the Elbow..., Fun Home), Shakina Nayfack (One Woman Show, erotica: Death Drive, Voluptuous Biker Babes), Jennifer Morris (You Better Sit Down, I am Nobody's Lunch, Gone Missing), Jeanine Serralles (Maple and Vine, Stunning, The Glass Cage), and Emily Young (Cymbeline, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson). This is your chance to hear songs about the wild and woolly world of porn from our upcoming musical Pretty Filthy, composed by Michael Friedman (The Fortress of Solitude, Love's Labor's Lost, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson).

MARTIN MORAN & JOSEPH THALKEN

December 3 at 9:30PM

$30-40 cover charge. $70 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

Broadway performer and OBIE and Lortel winning playwright Martin Moran and award-winning composer Joseph Thalken join forces for an evening of original music and Broadway hits. Drawing upon some of Moran's career highlights (Titanic, Bells Are Ringing, Floyd Collins) and Thalken's own musicals (Harold and Maude, Was, And The Curtain Rises), Moran is joined by several surprise Broadway guest stars who reunite to recreate unforgettable moments. The centerpiece of the evening is Moran and Thalken's performance of their critically acclaimed one act musical, Borrowed Dust - the story of a man who is called back to his home in Colorado after a sudden death in the family and the astonishing surprises and discoveries that await him there.

MATT DOYLE & THE WHISKEY 5

December 4 & 23 at 9:30PM

$30-40 cover charge for 12/4. $35-45 cover charge for 12/23. $70 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

Matt Doyle and The Whiskey 5 return to 54 Below for a holiday engagement! Arranged by composer, Will Van Dyke, the evening will be jam packed with holiday classics. Expect to hear favorites such as "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas", "Sleigh Ride", "What Child is This", "The Christmas Song", and many more. Special guests will range from Tony-nominated Broadway stars to Matt's dearest friends and family. The December 4th show will be recorded live for an official album release. To help make the season even more bright, Matt and his band will reunite for a release concert of the same set on the 23rd. Wear your ugliest holiday sweaters and sit back to enjoy a shamelessly cheery evening filled with holiday spirit.

THE WHITE CITY IN CONCERT

December 5 at 11:30PM

$20 cover charge. $45 premium seating. $20 food and beverage minimum or two drinks.

Join Julia Gytri and Avi Amon for a friendship-filled evening exploring the music of The White City. Experience their vision of the majestic 1893 Chicago World's Fair and how H.H. Holmes, America's first serial killer, exploits it for his own demented purposes. In this unique look into the making of the show, watch how first drafts evolved into the rich material that shone at the 2014 National Music Theatre Conference at The O'Neill Theatre Center, and take a sneak peek into what lies ahead for this powerhouse writing team. Cast includes Jordan Barbour (Langston in Harlem, The Suit dir. Peter Brook), Charlie Brady (Burnt Part Boys, South Pacific), Angel Desai (Company, The Tempest), Rebecca Faulkenberry (Rock of Ages, Spiderman), Mallory Hawks (The White City), Kate Loprest (First Date, Steve Martin and Edie Brickell's Bright Star), Tommy McDowell (American Idiot 1st National Tour), Sam Simahk (Sweeny Todd at Lyric Stage). Directed by Tim Seib with music direction by Kenneth Gartman.

GIOIA TO THE WORLD: MY HOLIDAY HELL

December 6 at 11:30PM

$25 cover charge. $50 premium seating. $20 food and beverage minimum or two drinks.

Who proclaimed this the most wonderful time of the year? We know you're cold, stressed out and broke, so make your way out to 54 Below, where things heat up with glasses of spiked eggnog and a handful of bad-ass Broadway belters. From the team who brought you the sold-out sensation Bitching and Belting: An Evening with Michael Gioia and Friends, Gioia to the World promises to be an unforgettable night where no complaint is too small and no note is too high - holiday style. Join Michael Gioia (who hosted Playbill's Contemporary Musical Theatre Songwriters You Should Know LIVE! in January) and his Broadway faves for a set list of the sassiest songs, most dangerous duets and, of course, some holiday beer (err... cheer). The cold never bothered us anyway. Cast includes: Michael Gioia, Ariana Groover, Ariana DeBose, Lauren Renahan, Karen Agatep, Robin De Jesus, Tommy Bracco, Adam Kaplan, Tommy McDowell, Lilli Cooper, Julia Mattison and Jennifer Dilzell.

54 SINGS MAME

December 7 at 7PM & 9:30PM

$40-55 cover charge. $75-90 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

"Light the candles. Get the ice out." 54 Below presents tunes from one of the most cherished musicals in the history of Broadway, just in time for the holidays. Join a glittering cast that includes the brilliant Donna Lynne Champlin (Sweeney Todd), Eric Michael Gillett (Kiss Me, Kate), Annie Golden (Violet, Orange is the New Black), Dee Hoty (City of Angels), Pamela Myers (Company) & Lee Roy Reams (Hello, Dolly!) as we pay homage to this great Jerry Herman score. With Music Director John McDaniel (Annie Get Your Gun) and his brassy trio, we'll coax the blues right outta the horn as we cover all the hits from "Bosom Buddies" to "If He Walked Into My Life". Be there for this special, annual holiday soiree. Because after all, "We Need a Little Christmas". Starring: Klea Blackhurst, Donna Lynne Champlin, Annie Golden, Lewis Grosso, Dee Hoty, Cady Huffman, Marilyn Maye, Sean McDermott, Lee Roy Reams, Brian Charles Rooney and with Raissa Katona Bennett, Matt Leahy, Karen Mack, Miles Phillips and Lisa Sabin.

ANDREW LIPPA AND BRIAN CRAWLEY'S A LITTLE PRINCESS

December 8 & 16 at 7PM

$30-40 cover charge. $55 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

Andrew Lippa and Brian Crawley's beloved musical, A Little Princess, is coming to 54 Below. This special holiday season concert features Abigail Shapiro as Sarah Crewe (Cindy Lou Who in How The Grinch Stole Christmas, Shapiro Sisters: "Live Out Loud - Live at 54 Below"), composer Andrew Lippa (Big Fish, I Am Harvey Milk) as Ms. Minchin and many Broadway stars to be announced soon. A Little Princess is the classic story of a beleaguered young girl with an unbridled imagination and is based on the beloved Frances Hodgson Burnett novel. This special holiday season concert features Abigail Shapiro (current star of Liberty: A Monumental New Musical, "Cindy Lou Who" in How The Grinch Stole Christmas) as Sara Crewe, composer Andrew Lippa (Big Fish, The Addams Family, I am Harvey Milk) as Miss Minchin, Anthony Warlow ("Daddy Warbucks" in Annie) as Captain Crewe, Emerson Steele (young "Violet" in Violet) as Becky, Alicia Hall Moran (The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess) as Aljana, Alexandra Silber (Master Class) as Mother Sara/Victoria/Amelia along with Paige Brady ("Matilda" in Matilda The Musical), Ava Ulloa ("Matilda" in Matilda The Musical), Mavis Simpson-Ernst (Evita), and Emma Howard (Matilda The Musical, Violet). A Little Princess is the classic story of a beleaguered young girl with an unbridled imagination and is based on the beloved Frances Hodgson Burnett novel. Director by Moises Kaufman and Music Director Joel Fram.

CUZ WE'RE F#CKING TALENTED

December 8 at 11:30PM

$20 cover charge. $45 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

We aren't singing some obscure Broadway musical score. We didn't just release an album titled "ME: UP-CLOSE & PERSONAL." We won't be taking off our clothes in this show. And, no, we're not a headlining diva. We're just a group of kick-ass Broadway kids, throwing down our favorite songs... Cuz we're f#cking talented. Cast includes Katie Rose Clarke, Tyce Green, Constantine Maroulis, Arielle Murphy, Anthony Rapp, Kate Rockwell and more.

LAURA OSNES

December 9, 12, 13 & 15 at 7PM

December 13 at 9:30PM

$55-65 cover charge. $100-115 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

Laura Osnes returns to 54 Below with a brand new show: "The Paths Not Taken". Laura is a Tony nominee and Drama Desk winner, having starred on Broadway in Grease, South Pacific, Anything Goes, Bonnie & Clyde, and Cinderella. Since making her Broadway debut in 2007, she has played many wonderful roles-but many other opportunities, for one reason or another, didn't happen. What if they had happened? In Laura's brand new show, you'll get a glimpse into both the delightful decisions and doleful disappointments that come with the territory of being a performer in New York City. It's a personal choose-your-own-adventure - and you're invited to experience what almost was and what might have been. Reuniting with her friend and music director, Fred Lassen, Osnes will return to the stage at 54 Below.

THE SPIDEY BOYS HOLIDAY SHOW WITH JAKE ODMARK, ADAM ROBERTS & BRANDON RUBENDALL

December 9 at 9:30PM

$25-35 cover charge. $60 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

Backstage at Spider-Man on Broadway, Adam Roberts (Spider-Man, Pippin), Jake Odmark (Spider-Man, Kinky Boots), and Brandon Rubendall (Spider-Man, Anything Goes, Wicked) started their own a cappella group. Hundreds of thousands of YouTube hits later, the #SpideyBoys bring their tight harmonies and amazing hit song selections to the stage for the first time, at 54 Below. The #SpideyBoys are infiltrating the internet with their unique, instrument-free sound - blending original arrangements, impeccable harmonies, and powerful vocals. Now watch them live as they re-imagine everything from classic holiday tunes to today's Top 40 hits. Their debut cover "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" has inspired a fun-filled, festive show to warm your hearts and get you in the holiday spirit.

RSO & LINDSAY MENDEZ'S ACTOR THERAPY

December 10 at 10PM

$10 cover charge. $25 premium seating. $20 food and beverage minimum or two drinks.

ACTOR THERAPY goes 54 Below. Hosted by award-winning composer-lyricist Ryan Scott Oliver (35mm, Darling) and Broadway actress Lindsay Mendez (Wicked, Dogfight, Godspell), ACTOR THERAPY is a series of masterclasses for performers looking to improve their auditions, build a better book and expand their understanding of what it means to be an actor and song interpreter in New York today. Join us as we celebrate the students of this awesome program.

DON'T QUIT YOUR NIGHT JOB

December 11 at 11:30PM

$20 cover charge. $50 premium seating. $20 food and beverage minimum or two drinks.

DON'T QUIT YOUR NIGHT JOB is where Broadway and improv meet... and make out. Filtered through the unique humor of its creators, DON'T QUIT is a late night happening of improv, music, sketches and offbeat performances you won't see anywhere else. The critically acclaimed comedy variety show was created by industry mainstays Steve Rosen, David Rossmer, Sarah Saltzberg and music director Dan Lipton, and features an astounding array of special guests. Full cast TBA!

THE SOUND OF MUSIC NUNS' CHRISTMAS PARTY

December 12 at 9:30PM

$30-40 cover charge. $70 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

It's been one year since you saw them on national TV in THE SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE!, but these sisters have reunited and are hosting the season's best and most irreverent Christmas party. Celebrate the season at 54 Below with an evening of holiday spirit, majestic choral singing and hilarious storytelling from some of the finest female voices on Broadway. Featuring Cameron Adams, Wendi Bergamini, Catherine Brunell, Margot de La Barre, Rayanne Gonzales, Joy Hermalyn, Leah Horowitz, Autumn Hurlbert, Andrea Jones-Sojola, Jessica Molaskey, Sydney Morton, Elena Shaddow, Laura Shoop, Georgia Stitt, and Rema Webb. Music directed by Georgia Stitt. Directed by Gina Rattan.

MISS VODKA STINGER CHRISTMAS SPECIAL

December 12 at 11:30PM

$20 cover charge. $45 premium seating. $20 food and beverage minimum or two drinks.

Join boozy chanteuse Vodka Stinger and her two magical elves The Martha Rayes as they kick off the holiday season with a bang! Are you terrified that you'll wake up Christmas morning to a stocking full of coal? Well, Miss Vodka Stinger's got her list and she is checking it twice. Whether you were naughty or nice you'll surely enjoy the holiday tunes and good old fashioned Christmas fun Miss Stinger and her holiday singers bring to 54 Below. So throw a nickel into that bell-ringing Santa's bucket and spend a night with Vodka Stinger and The Martha Rayes- you will feel right at home.

SINGING CYNDI LAUPER

December 14 at 7PM

$35-45 cover charge. $70 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

She's So Unusual. Join some of Broadway and cabaret's best voices in our explosive celebration of the pop sensation (and Tony-winning Broadway composer/lyricist) who changed the face of MTV with hits like True Colors, She Bop, Time After Time & Girls Just Wanna Have Fun. Rock out with our stellar four piece band and then luxuriate in the artistry of Lauper's more poignant tunes. Rest assured, there will be plenty of Kinky along the way! With 50 million records sold worldwide & an additional 20 million singles, Lauper is one of only 20 artists to achieve "GET" status by winning competitive Grammy, Emmy & Tony awards. Featuring: Becca Ayers (Les Miserables, South Pacific, The Addams Family), Josh Franklin (Ghost the Musical, Anything Goes, Legally Blonde), Annie Golden (Orange is the New Black,Xanadu, Assassins), Joe Iconis & Family (Award-winning composer/lyricist with an entourage of talented folk), Grace McLean (Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812, Bedbugs! The Musical), Molly Pope (Award-winning cabaret artist, Atlantic Theater's Found), Brian Charles Rooney (The Threepenny Opera, Bedbugs! The Musical), and Gabrielle Stravelli (Award-winning jazz vocalist).

THE STEPHEN SCHWARTZ-ATHON @ 54 BELOW

December 14 at 9:30PM

December 21 at 7PM

$30-40 cover charge. $60 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

We Beseech Thee! 54's got Magic to Do this December when we unveil two Extraordinaryconcert events dedicated to the work of the beloved composer/lyricist behind Wicked, Pippin, Godspell, Pocahontas, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, The Prince of Egypt, Enchanted, Children of Eden, The Baker's Wife... need we go on? Expect All Good Gifts when some of Broadway & cabaret's most dazzling vocalists are struck by The Spark of Creation over the course of this two night event, featuring a new cast each evening, accompanied by The Simple Joys Quartet. Sunday, Dec 14 @ 9:30pm features Carole J. Bufford, Scott Coulter, Harris Doran, Natalie Douglas, Eric Michael Gillett, Jessica Hendy, Molly Pope, Kelli Rabke, Teri Ralston, Courter Simmons, Lucia Spina, Donna Vivino, Lennie Watts, Sally Wilbert and Michael Winthers. Sunday, Dec 21 @ 7pm features Jim Brochu, Stephanie D'Abruzzo, Hunter Ryan Herdlicka, Lorna Lisitza, Karen Mack, Michael McAssey, Liz McCartney, Kelli Rabke, Julie Reiber, Julie Rayburn, Brian Charles Rooney, Ereni Sevasti, Timothy John Smith and KT Sullivan. Music Direction by John Fischer and Directed by Phil Geoffrey Bond.

FOREVER DEADWARD: THE VAMPIRE MUSICAL PARODY

December 16 at 9:30PM

$25-35 cover charge. $55 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

After becoming a pop culture phenomenon with its sold out premiere at New World Stages, Forever Deadward: The Vampire Musical Parody is back. Praised by MTV, E! Entertainment, and Entertainment Weekly among others, Forever Deadward is a hilarious, intelligent pop rock musical that lovingly takes a bite out of everyone's favorite vampire series (and a few other pop culture icons along the way.) Created and written by Ashley Griffin (with additional music and lyrics by Jeremy Ezell, Sean Mahoney, David Mallamud, and Michael Sutherland) and directed by Gabriel Barre (Andrew Lippa'sThe Wild Party, Amazing Grace). Death never sounded so good. This mounting will feature Broadway talents including: Colin Hanlon (Modern Family, Submissions Only), Cortney Wolfson (Kinky Boots),Jenna Leigh Green (Wicked), Jared Zirilli (Lysistrata Jones), Sara Jean Ford (The Phantom Of The Opera), Stephen Anthony (Book of Mormon), Tyler Maynard (Mary Poppins, The Little Mermaid), Michael Padgett (Upright Citizens Brigade) and featuring Martin Landry (Dear Edwina) as Arrow.

LORNA LUFT

December 17 at 7PM

December 18 at 7PM & 9:30PM

$45-55 cover charge. $80-85 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

Lorna Luft will make her 54 Below debut this holiday season with a show packed with popular selections from her mother's catalogue, the all-American songbook and holiday favorites. Born to legendary entertainer Judy Garland and producer Sid Luft, Lorna Luft made her performing debut singing on The Judy Garland Show. Since then, she has had dozens of starring and guest-starring roles on film and television, ranging from Grease 2 and Where the Boys Are '84 to the series Murder She Wroteand Sean Saves the World. Lorna was co-executive producer of Life with Judy Garland, the five-time Emmy Award-winning miniseries based on her best-selling memoir, Me and My Shadows. For the past several years, Lorna has been starring in American and British productions of Irving Berlin's White Christmas, including the 2011 production at the Paper Mill Playhouse. Her other theatrical credits include her Broadway debut in Promises, Promises; Off-Broadway's Snoopy and Extremities; the national tour ofThey're Playing Our Song; a British tour of Pack of Lies; and Gypsy, Grease, Guys and Dolls, Mame and The Unsinkable Molly Brown, among many others. Lorna is also a gifted concert and cabaret artist, performing in the world's most prestigious venues, including The Hollywood Bowl, Carnegie Hall, The London Palladium and L'Olympia in Paris. Her highly acclaimed multi-media production, Songs My Mother Taught Me - The Judy Garland Songbook, melds one of the world's most familiar songbooks with personal memories. It won two Ovation Awards, and a CD based on the show was released by First Night Records.

THE VON TRAPP CHILDREN: FROM SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE!

December 17 at 9:30PM

$25-35 cover charge. $70 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

For one night only, your favorite Von Trapp children, Liesl, Fredrich, Louisa, Kurt, Brigitta, Marta and Gretl, are appearing live in concert at 54 Below. One year ago, NBC aired the first live televised production of The Sound of Music, starring Carrie Underwood. The successful three-hour telecast of the musical classic drew in 18.5 million viewers. From starring in Justin Timberlake's "Mirrors" music video to 5 million viewers. From starring in Justin Timberlake's "Mirrors" music video to Broadway's LES MISERABLES and more, these young actors are on the rise to stardom. Join Ariane Rinehart, Michael Nigro, Ella Watts, Grace Rundhaug, Peyton Ella, and standby's Meg Donnelly, Presley Ryan, Mia Sinclair Jenness, as they sing about their "favorite things" and the event that brought back live musicals on TV.

THE 7TH ANNUAL JOE ICONIS CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR

December 19 & 20 at 8PM & 11PM

$30-40 cover charge for 8PM shows. $25-35 cover charge for 11PM shows. $55 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

A New York City Twisted Holiday Tradition- now in its seventh year. Joe Iconis and his merry band of musical theater punks are proud to bring their insane celebration of all things red and green to 54 Below. Directed by John Simpkins and Produced by Jennifer Ashley Tepper, this wild yuletide explosion is part rock concert, part theater piece, and part theme park attraction come to life. Featuring brand new holiday songs, old favorites, a huge cast of musical theater all-stars, tiny elves, enormous reindeer, an inebriated Mr. and Mrs. Claus, and more whiskey-fueled shenanigans than you can shake a candy cane at, it promises to be the hap-hap-happiest holiday hoedown ever seen on stage.

LIZ CALLAWAY

December 22, 23, 24, 26 & 27 at 7PM

$40-50 cover charge for 12/22, 12/23 & 12/24. $50-60 cover charge for 12/26 & 12/27. $80-100 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.

Broadway favorite Liz Callaway returns to 54 Below this holiday season in Celebrate. This festive evening will feature songs from her Christmas album Merry and Bright as well as personal favorites by Stephen Sondheim, Richard Rodgers, Ahrens and Flaherty and more. To add to the fun, Liz will be joined by a special guest each night.

54 CELEBRATES THE CHRISTMAS MUSIC OF CHARLIE BROWN

December 22 at 9:30PM

$30-40 cover charge. $60 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

The music from A Charlie Brown Christmas will be recreated live onstage at 54 Below! Featuring the Snoopy Trio, Don "Schroeder" Rebic on piano, David "Linus" Finck on bass, and Mike "Charlie Brown" Berkowitz on drums, playing all the songs made famous by the Vince Guaraldi Trio for A Charlie Brown Christmas. Hear O Tannenbaum, Linus and Lucy, Skating, Fur Elise, Greensleeves, and more. Joining the trio will be Broadway's Haven Burton, (Shrek, Legally Blonde, Rent, Kinky Boots) and Clarke Thorell(Annie, 30 Rock, The Good Wife) singing Holiday favorites such as Baby It's Cold Outside, There's No Place Like Home For The Holidays, Christmas Waltz, The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting), and Christmas Time Is Here to name a few.

DONNY MOST

December 27 at 9:30PM

$35-45 cover charge. $60-75 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

Donny Most, best known as "Ralph Malph" from the long running hit television show Happy Days, and his 7 piece band, bring the songs of Sinatra, Darin, Martin, and more to life through his interpretations and creative arrangements. The swing era and 50's cool are fused together in one very unique show as Donny shares stories from Happy Days and beyond. Recently, Donny was seen in a recurring role on the hit TV show "Glee," as well as a starring role in the indie film The Yankles.

CHRISTINE PEDI

December 27 at 11:30PM

$15 cover charge. $40 premium seating. $20 food and beverage minimum or two drinks.

Featuring the Twelve Divas of Christmas! All I want for Christmas is Barbra Streisand, Patti Lupone, Liza Minnelli, Julie Andrews, Carol Channing and my favorite divas stuffed into one big Christmas stocking. Well, do you hear what I hear? Longtime SiriusXM RADIO personality & musical theater powerhouse Christine Pedi (Chicago, Forbidden Broadway, Newsical the Musical) conjures them up in her joyful and triumphant Snow Bizness. With a voice as big as the sea (and a tail as big as a kite) she ushers in the holiday season with her award winning comedic flair, spot on impressions and songs of good cheer.

SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED

December 28 at 7PM

$30-40 cover charge. $60-65 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

A celebrated New York event since 2010, the Bistro Award-winning series Sondheim Unplugged features some of Broadway and cabaret's most dynamic voices, accompanied by piano only. Expect tunes from A Little Night Music, Company, Into the Woods, Follies, Passion, Dick Tracy and more. Past special guests have included original Sondheim cast members such as Len Cariou, Victoria Mallory,Donna McKechnie & Chip Zien - so you never know who might drop in. Sondheim Unplugged is hosted by series creator Phil Geoffrey Bond, who will fill the audience in on Sondheimien facts, history & assorted tidbits of theatrical lore.

ASPECTS OF ANDREW: LLOYD WEBBER @ 54

December 28 at 9:30PM

$30-40 cover charge. $55-60 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

Cats. The Phantom of the Opera. Evita. Jesus Christ Superstar. Starlight Express. Sunset Boulevard. Aspects of Love. Song & Dance... the list goes on. 54 Below is delighted to tip our hat to the artistry of Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber, the celebrated composer who has left an indelible mark on Broadway, the West End & popular music. Featuring a rotating cast of some of Broadway and cabaret's best, Aspects of Andrew runs the gamut from the humor of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and By Jeeves, to the high-flying (adored) diva tunes thatpopulate some of the most beloved musicals of the past half century. Turbans, masked deformity, roller skates, singing felines, love-starved hat designers, Mary Magdalene... expect it all at Aspects of Andrew. Guests include: Shaynee Rainbolt, Donna Lynne Champlin, Brian Charles Rooney, and Natalie Douglas.

54 SINGS JAMES TAYLOR

December 29 at 7PM & 9:30PM

$35-45 cover charge. $70 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

Iconic American singer-songwriter James Taylor achieved his breakthrough in 1970 with Fire And Rainand since then has created many beloved songs such as "You've Got A Friend", "How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)", "Shower The People", "Up On The Roof", and more. Join us as we celebrate James Taylor's catalogue of joyful songs from the past 40 years on the charts. The show will feature some of Broadway's best singers including Sally Ann Triplett (The Last Ship), Gary Milner (NBC's Peter PanLive), Nicholas Rodriguez (Tarzan), Charlie Pollock (Violet), Gavin Lee (Mary Poppins), Ryan Andes (Big Fish), Michael Winther (33 Variations), Karl Krenzler (You Can't Take It With You), Zak Resnick (Piece of My Heart), Michael Park (How To Succeed...) and Zack Dobbins. Musical Direction by Mark Hartmanwith guitarist, Sean Harkness. Broadway Sings James Taylor is produced and directed by Next on Stage

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