Christine Ebersole, Jeremy Jordan, Lorna Luft & More Coming to 54 Below in Coming Weeks

This July and August, 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. 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

Below find the schedule for upcoming events in July and August:


July 1 & 2 at 7PM
July 3 at 7PM & 9:30PM
$65-75 cover charge. $115-120 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

"A voice with so much appeal and so many textures you keep wondering what's coming next!" -The Daily News. After a sold-out two-week NYC solo concert debut last fall at 54 Below, Jeremy Jordan returns this summer with a brand new show. The star of The Last 5 Years movie has Broadway credits that include Newsies, Bonnie & Clyde, West Side Story, and Rock of Ages. He is also known for his role on NBC's Smash, as well as major concert engagements such as A Bed And A Chair at Encores! and Parade at Avery Fisher Hall. Come spend an evening at 54 Below with one of today's most thrilling Broadway stars.

July 1 at 9:30PM
$25-35 cover charge. $60 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

Join voices of the Cabaret, Broadway and singer/songwriter communities as we sing to raise funds and awareness for The Callen-Lorde Community Health Center. Co-hosts Carly Ozard and Richard Skipper present an evening of uplifting music and collaboration. Callen-Lorde is a center that specializes in healthcare for the LGBT communities in all their diversity - regardless of ability to pay. Getting tested shouldn't be an obstacle for anyone. Artists from the varying communities have come together to create special messages of music in arrangement with MAC Award winning musical director Steven Ray Watkins. Produced by Richard Skipper Celebrates and Carly Ozard.Featuring: Natalie Arneson, Scott Evan Davis (Composer/Lyricist), Joshua Dixon, Matthew Ferretti, Jennifer Haber, Rosemary Loar (Broadway: Chess, Sunset Boulevard), Kim Grogg Marin, Kurt Perry, Ruby Powers, Sarah Rice (Original Johanna in Sweeney Todd), Adam Shapiro (From the Emmy Award Winning HBO's The Normal Heart). Featuring Special Guests:John Bucchino (Composer of A Catered Affair, Recording Artist), Christine Lavin(Singer/Songwriter, Recording Artist), David Friedman (Composer, Scandalous, Broadway Conductor, Author, Public Speaker) and co-hosted by Carly Ozard and Richard Skipper. "A talent that has to be seen and heard to be believed, expect this act to go seriously plus sized in the near future, and deservedly so!" -Buddy Beaverhausen.

July 2 at 9:30PM
$25-35 cover charge. $60 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

With 7 Grammy Awards under her belt, singer/songwriter/actress Alanis Morissette is a reason to be sung about. Come see some of your favorite Broadway performers along with some fresh, new faces sing your favorites. This will be a night of mash-ups, fresh arrangements, as well as the old school original Alanis songs you know and love sung from the personal view of each performer... from "Ironic" to "Hand In My Pocket". Come out and enjoy a night celebrating the incredible music of one of our favorite performers from the 90s. Featuring: Lauren Molina (The Skivvies, Rock of Ages, Sweeney Todd), Nick Cearley (The Skivvies, Pageant), Christine Dwyer (Wicked, Murder Ballad), Julia Mattison (Godspell), Mike Schwitter (Pippin, Book of Mormon), Jess Hendy (Cats, Aida, Amour), Cortney Wolfosn (Kinky Boots, Les Miserables, Addams Family), Max Chernin(Brooklynite), Brandon Beynon (Treasure Island, The Hunger Games Musical), Jessica Crouch(We Will Rock You, NYMF's Napoleon), Noah Zachary (Dear Edwina, Posterboy), Allison Guinn(On The Town, Hair), Michael Linden (Spring Awakening), Renee Reinecke, Taylor Fishman andPaige McNamara.

July 2 at 11:30PM
$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 master classes 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 alumni of this awesome program!

54 SINGS 1776
July 4 & 5 at 7PM & 9:30PM
$40-50 cover charge. $80-85 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

Back for a second smash year! Show your patriotism this holiday weekend by spending the evening with our founding fathers! 54 Below is delighted to wave our flag proudly at this most beloved Broadway score when some of New York's most exciting voices proffer these uniquely American tunes. Abigail Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Martha Jefferson, John Adams - they're all descending upon our stage for what promises to be the perfect theatrical fit for the Fourth of July! Featuring: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 (1776Revival, 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) and Paul Michael Valley (1776 Revival, Silence! The Musical, Another World).

July 6 at 7PM
$25-35 cover charge. $60 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

THEY'RE BACK. After spending some time on opposite coasts, the artists jointly known asTASTiSKANK- Broadway's Sarah Litzsinger (Beauty and the Beast, Amour) and Kate Reinders(currently Something Rotten, Wicked, Gypsy) are bringing their sexy back to 54 Below. Winners of the Breakout Award for Best Live Performance at the 2007 HBO Aspen Comedy Festival, they were also named two of The New York Post's 25 Sexiest New Yorkers and are YouTube stars with "The Sex Song" (over 1.2 million views). They have headlined at Ars Nova, Joe's Pub, New York's UCB and performed at the TBS Comedy Festival in Las Vegas. "If Romy and Michelle were witty with a slutty sense of humor and singing voices, they'd be New York duo Tastiskank ... a hilarious set of acoustic songs, that were indeed tastier and skankier than I'd expected. With some happily awkward attempts at choreography and furiously funny lyrics, Tastiskank's performance was like an inner monologue musical for bad girls."- Sarah Feldberg, Las Vegas Weekly.

July 6 at 9:30PM
$25-35 cover charge. $60 premium seating. $25 and beverage minimum.

Join Jonathan Lee, Justin Anthony Long, Joanna Burns, a small village of Broadway stars and amazing guest performers for a night of hilarious musical theater. With the help of their friends, the writer/performer trio will perform and present songs from their original new musical comedy,Welcome to Shoofly (NYMF Next Link finalist), their hit musical web-series, City of Dreams (The New York Times, USA Today,, and some brand-spankin' new original tunes that will have your toes-a-tappin' and your brains wondering "holy sh*t! wtf did I just watch?" Burns' solo album, The Green Year, is available on iTunes. Long & Lee wrote Take Out(Top 10 Asian American Film Lab 72-Hour Film Shootout), and concept, book and lyrics for Cookie Soirée (2014 Audience Choice Award for Best Musical at Sound Bites). Lee, Long & Burns started writing together back in 2012 when they penned original songs for City of Dreams. The Opposite of Cool is their NYC debut concert. Featuring performances by: Arielle Jacobs (Wicked, In the Heights), Matthew Shingledecker (Wicked, West Side Story), Lavon Fisher-Wilson (Newsies, New York Spring Spectacular), Autumn Hurlbert (Legally Blonde, NBC's "The Sound of Music"),Dana Costello (Finding Neverland), Desireé Rodriguez (Tricks the Devil Taught Me), Dayna Grayber (The 25th Annual... & The Producers national tours), EJ Zimmerman (Avenue Q national tour), Eddie Egan (Miss Saigon national tour), Jillian Gottlieb (Unlocked), Morgan Assante(Regional: LES MISERABLES & Next to Normal), Dan Lawler (With Glee), Natalie Charle Ellis(School of Rock, LES MISERABLES), Nkrumah Gatling (Hair), Jeigh Madjus (Here Lies Love), David Murgittroyd (Outlaws), Diana Limón (Spilling Stuff & Breaking Things), Laurie Seligman(Surflight To Go), Lindsay Braverman (Regional: Hair, H2$) and Michael Kushner (Regional: On the Town).

July 7, 10 & 11 at 7PM
$35-55 cover charge. $80-90 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

A Little Bit Broadway, A Little Bit Rock 'n' Roll, Micky Dolenz is best known as the lead singer of the hugely successful rock 'n' roll band, The Monkees, which originated from the classic sixties TV show of the same name. The Monkees sold over 65 million records and has toured the U.S. (and much of the world) many times over. Micky has also starred in musicals on Broadway, the West End, and in national tours including Disney's AIDA (Broadway), Pippin, Hairspray (West End), Grease, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Tom Sawyer, and more. Micky has recorded two solo albums (Remember and King For A Day) and recently appeared in the world premiere of the new play Comedy Is Hard (Ivoryton Playhouse) by four-time Emmy winner Mike Reiss (The Simpsons). A Little Bit Broadway, A Little Bit Rock 'n' Roll is a brand new show Micky has created to combine his love of Broadway with his love for rock 'n' roll in one thrilling new intimate concert. The show will include some of the Monkees greatest hits, a few rarities and songs from musical roles he has performed and from shows he loves.Produced by Van Dean, Directed byVan Dean and Micky Dolenz and Music Direction by Michael J. Moritz, Jr.

July 7 at 9:30PM
$30-40 cover charge. $65 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

Join Emma Hunton as she takes the stage at 54 Below performing an array of different styles in this show chronicling her years living in New York City, Los Angeles, and on the road. Emma made her Broadway debut as Ilse in the Tony Award winning musical Spring Awakening. Since then, she has played Natalie on the First National Tour of Next to Normal opposite Tony Award winner Alice Ripley. She recently starred as the lovable green witch Elphaba in the national tour of Wicked. Other stage credits include Young Cosette in the third national tour of Les Miserables and Maureen in the Off-Broadway production of Rent.

July 8 at 7PM & 9:30PM
$30-40 cover charge. $65 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

Join an all-star cast of 54 Below favorites for an evening celebrating the work of American Songbook pioneer, Irving Berlin. His catalog of songs spans the musical rainbow from rag to pop standard to Broadway anthem. Hear outstanding renditions of Irving Berlin's most memorable songs including "Alexander's Ragtime Band," "Heat Wave," "Play a Simple Melody," "A Pretty Girl Is Like A Melody," and the song made famous from Berlin's Annie Get Your Gun, "There's No Business Like Show Business." Directed by T. Oliver Reid. Featuring performances by: Tony Yazbeck (On The Town, Gypsy, A Chorus Line) 7pm show only, Willy Falk (Miss Saigon), Molly Pope (Found), Raissa Katona Bennett (Phantom Of The Opera), Marissa Miller (Wicked),Marissa Mulder (MAC winner), Eric LuJuan Summers (The Wedding Singer, Little Mermaid, Motown), Madeleine Doherty (Gigi, Sister Act), Janelle Robinson (Mary Poppins), Jennifer Sheehan (Radio City Christmas Show) and Gabrielle Stravelli. (Cast subject to change.)

July 9 at 7PM
$25-35 cover charge. $60 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

Daryl Glenn makes his 54 Below solo debut performing the songs of his favorite songwriter and friend, Stephen Sondheim with DARYL SINGS STEVE: SONGS BY SONDHEIM. Mr. Glenn will share the tunes that he feels closest to and anecdotes of his 'mostly postal' relationship with 'Steve'. The show will highlight several lesser-known Sondheim compositions and will celebrate this treasure of the American Musical Theatre. Mr. Glenn is the proud recipient (with co-star Jo Lynn Burks) of the NY Triple Crown for cabaret performance, winning 2009 Bistro, MAC and Nightlife Awards for his popular, long running tribute to Robert Altman's classic 1975 film masterpieceNashville. Daryl Glenn is a multi-award winning performer who has appeared on the stages of New York's finest cabaret venues including Don't Tell Mama, The Triad, The Metropolitan Room, The Iridium Jazz Club and Feinstein's at The Loews Regency Hotel in his own full length productions. He has also appeared as a guest in shows at The Laura Beechman Theatre at The West Bank Cafe, The Galapagos Arts Center, The Oak Room at the Algonquin Hotel and the fabulous 54 Below. Mr. Glenn is currently recording his debut album. Featuring Broadway's Julie Reiber(Wicked, Newsies, Priscilla) and Dominic Paolillo.

July 9 at 9:30PM
$25-35 cover charge. $60 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

"A saxophonist with mainstream jazz training and a prominent spot in Beyoncé's horn section, Tia Fuller has been steadily strengthening her footing as a solo artist: "Angelic Warrior," her most recent album on Mack Avenue, is glowing proof." -The New York Times. Tia Fuller is an acclaimed jazz musician and recording artist, whose work has been called "exhilarating" (All About Jazz). Now experience Tia Fuller's album, Angelic Warrior, live at 54 Below. This album marks her deep-rooted evolution as an instrumentalist, composer and bandleader. After five years in Beyoncé's band, the pop diva's attention to detail in the studio rubbed off on Fuller. The concert will feature live versions of the highly praised numbers from the album, ranging from Cole Porter mashups to new takes on popular R&B artists to the Beatles. Fuller applies her pop and jazz chops on behalf of some of the hottest artists in music today. Featuring: Shamie Royston on Piano, Mimi Jones on Bass and Rudy Royston on Drums.

July 10 at 9:30PM
$25-35 cover charge. $65 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

"Dazzling...emotionally rich...irreverent and funny...remarkably tender. An absolute must-see." -The Herald Times. "If there were ever a fresh new vehicle destined for success, it would be SPUN." -Indianapolis Examiner. For one night only, join celebrated singer/songwriter, composer/lyricistJeremy Schonfeld (Clear Blue Tuesday, Drift), and the cast of his new show, Spun (book by Emily Goodson) in concert. The evening will feature selections from the new hit show that has played to sold-out crowds on its path to the Adirondack Theater Festival this July 23 - August 1, before its next stop: New York City. Set in the crumbling economic landscape of America's Rust Belt, Spun is a high-octane, blue-collar musical exploring the complexities and hardships of the down-on their-luck American family struggling to find that elusive American Dream. This NYMF special concert presentation stars multi-talented Spun newcomer Max Sangerman (Blue Man Group, The 12) as Jesse and the amazing Brook Wood (Holland America cruises - principal vocalist) as Molly - a role she originated, as well as others to be announced.

July 10 at 11:30PM
$20 cover charge. $45 premium seating. $20 food and beverage minimum or two drinks.

Olivia Polci makes her debut solo performance at 54 Below! Raised in New Jersey, Polci is no stranger to the stage. As a recent graduate of Montclair State University, she is ready to tear up New York City belting one song to the next from classic show tunes to pop/rock. Recently, Olivia appeared at The Bergen PAC with her father's band "THE HIT MEN" and in several concerts at 54 Below. You can hear her on the concept album of the new musical Wendy's Shadow. FeaturingEvan Ruggiero (The Ellen Show, American Idol, One-Legged Song and Dance Man) and David Maglione (Hands On A Hard Body, Wendy's Shadow).

July 11 at 9:30PM
$30-40 cover charge. $70 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

Lauded "one of the best voices in jazz today" by Downbeat critic Howard Mandel, Erin McDougaldwill have her 54 Below debut on this July with an all-star roster of jazz legends. Ms. McDougald is a Chicago-based artist whose credentials include numerous headline appearances in the famed Green Mill and Jazz Showcase as well as performances in New York City's Smalls and Metropolitan Room with special appearances at Dizzy's with the Wynton Marsalis band. Her multi-octave, chameleon-like rich, dusky voice has wooed international audiences as she has presented memorable performances in Paris include Le Bilbouquet Club and The Cavern Swing Club. 54 Below will present Erin McDougald and her quintet for a one-night only performance of "This Side of Sinatra" for the crooner's centennial birthday; songs will include innovative arrangements of well-known and lesser-known Frank Sinatra recordings in McDougald's definitive, artful jazz elocution.

July 11 at 11:30PM
$15 cover charge. $35 premium seating. $20 food and beverage minimum or two drinks.

Intriguing. Powerful. Driving. Emotional. All words that have been used to describe the folk, rock, and jazz-infused songs of young musical theater writer Nick Luckenbaugh. His work has been performed across the city at Atlantic Theater Company, the Sidewalk Cafe, The Path Cafe, The Underground Lounge, and The Cellar at The West End. On the heels of this spring's Cutting-Edge Composers concert, Nick returns to 54 Below with his first solo show. Join him and a brilliant line-up of performers as they take an exciting trip through his catalog - from his song and dance cycle Royal Fables to exciting new projects and heartfelt stand-alone tunes. Music direction by Jeremy M. Franzé. Featuring performances by: Krystina Alabado (American Idiot, Evita tour), Max Chernin (Brooklynite), Betsy Morgan (The King and I, Found) with Devon Buchanan, Theresa Burns, Emma Davis, Michael Focus and Elyssa Renee Ramirez.

July 13 at 7PM & 9:30PM
$35-50 cover charge. $75-80 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

On July 13th over a dozen of Broadway's most distinctive voices will celebrate larger-than-life recording artist Katy Perry at 54 Below, singing many of her most fun-loving and heartfelt hits. Katy Perry burst onto the scene in the summer of 2008 with the scandalous smash hit "I Kissed A Girl" and has since become a mainstay of popular culture. She became the first female artist to have 5 number-one singles on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 from the same album - the mulch-platinum "Teenage Dream." Now, over a dozen of your Broadway favorites are beating the summer heat as they take the 54 Below stage to bring new life to her greatest hits! Audiences can expect to hear the hit singles "Firework," "Roar," "Hot 'N' Cold," "Waking Up In Vegas," "Last Friday Night," as well as some of her more introspective tunes, "Not Like The Movies," "By The Grace of God," and more.Kitty Purry and Left Shark might even make a guest appearance. The starry cast is set to include:Taylor Louderman (NBC's 'Peter Pan Live,' Bring It On: The Musical), Ben Fankhauser (Newsies,Spring Awakening), Adrienne Warren ('Orange Is The New Black,' Bring It On: The Musical), Olivier award winner Lesli Margherita (Matilda), Emma Hunton (Wicked, Spring Awakening, Next to Normal), Ryann Redmond (If/Then, Bring It On: The Musical), Daniel Quadrino (Wicked, Newsies), Janet Krupin (If/Then, Hands on a Hard Body), Hannah Elless (Bright Star, Godspell),Lauren Ashley Zakrin (Rock of Ages, Natasha Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812), Ariana Groover (Holler If Ya Hear Me, Bare), Desi Oakley (Wicked, Annie, Evita), Jeff Heimbrock(Newsies, The Book of Mormon). The evening will be produced and music directed by Benjamin Rauhala, and is the 6th in the Broadway Loves series, which previously celebrated Sam Smith, Celine Dion, the Spice Girls, Britney Spears, and the music of the 90's.

July 14, 16, 17 & 23 at 7PM
$35-45 cover charge. $75-80 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

The inimitable Charles Busch returns with an all new show. The two-time MAC Award winner, Tony nominee, and drag legend brings to 54 Below an eclectic program of songs both contemporary and from the past. New York Times critic Stephen Holden wrote, "He has the gift of comic gab like few other entertainers. Innately funny, endearing and acutely intelligent, he also has claws. For an audience, the possibility of being scratched, although remote, lends his humor a bracing edge. " Accompanied by his dashing longtime musical director, Tom Judson, Charles combines hilarious personal reminiscence, character sketches and superb storytelling through song into one glittering and glamorous evening in cabaret.

July 14 at 9:30PM
$25-35 cover charge. $60 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

Holland Vavra wondrously captures the majesty of Frank Sinatra in this incredible homage to the Chairman himself. An introspective journey of song through an incredible one-woman recreation of Sinatra's 1966 performance at the Copa Room of the Sands Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Join her as she croons from the sultry and sexy "Fly Me to the Moon" and "Come Fly With Me" to the bold ballads "My Way" and "That's Life," with special appearances and duets with her Broadway friends, too! "She immediately connects with an audience, with luminous personality and charisma to spare." - San Francisco Gate. "A big voice with flawless vocals. Vavra backs up her vocal performance with perfectly delivered comic timing. Her delightful personality shines through, drawing the audience in." - Houston Chronicle. "With her personality, sparkling voice, and effervescent stage presence, the audience cannot help but love Holland Vavra. Smooth vocals with dulcet and somber tones make for richly melancholic and gorgeous song rendition. Her delightful performance is sure to entertain, touch hearts, and inspire." - BroadwayWorld.

July 15 at 7PM
$25-35 cover charge. $65 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

Failing Forward, The Bluesical combines Soul, Blues, and Broadway into an experience all its own with memorable songs and lyrics you'll relate to. The Bluesical was written and produced by Ken Kirsh, who offers observations on dating, relationships, reinventing yourself, and having fun along the way. "If Adele and John Mayer had a baby and Louis CK was its nanny...kinda like that." The show stars an incredible all-star lineup of New York's top vocalists and musicians: Chrissi Poland, Vocals (Bette Midler, Vegas Nocturne), Tom Bowes, Vocals (Tower of Power, Blood Sweat & Tears), Clifford Carter, Piano (Idina Menzel, James Taylor), Larry Saltzman, Guitar (Something Rotten!, Pippin), Dave Anderson, Bass (Hairspray, Lennon: Through The Glass Onion), Joel Rosenblatt, Drums (Mamma Mia!, In The Heights), Bill Harris, Saxophone (Bruce Springsteen, Sheryl Crow) and Ken Kirsh, Writer, Narrator. After sold out performances at the Cutting Room and Rockwood, see this unique show make its 54 Below debut!

July 15 at 9:30PM
$30-40 cover charge. $65 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

"I've Been To A Marvelous Party!" Broadway & cabaret's greatest artists have appeared at Austin Cabaret Theatre, from Elaine Stritch to Eartha Kitt, from Carol Channing to Charo! Join co-hostsPaige Davis & Stuart Moulton along with a cavalcade of stars as New York's premiere cabaret room, 54 Below, celebrates Austin's own Austin Cabaret Theatre. Join some fabulous alumnus of this musical mecca-and upcoming ACT stars-in launching its 15th Season in 54 style. Scheduled to appear: Terri Klausner (Sophisticated Ladies, Evita), Paige Davis (Chicago, Boeing-Boeing, Trading Spaces), Natalie Douglas (Nightlife, Bistro & MAC Award winner), Alex Rybeck (Grand Hotel, Music Director to the Stars), Ron Abel (Hazel, The Ritz, Music Director to the Stars), Todd Murray (Croon), Kevin Spirtas (The Boy From Oz, A Chorus Line, Days Of Our Lives),Annemarie Rosano & Grace Wall (The Manhattan Dolls), Charlie Johnson, Michael Holland,Carolyn Montgomery-Forant (Dirty Little Songs), Molly Pope (Molly Pope Likes Your Status), and more.

July 16 at 9:30PM
$25-35 cover charge. $60 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

Something to Live For: The Strayhorn & Ellington Collaboration - Jazz Vocalist Elaine Damecelebrates the collaboration of two of America's most innovative and exciting jazz icons. On this, the centennial of Strayhorn's birth, Ms. Dame will commemorate and celebrate the magic of their 29-year partnership. Since 1996, the woman Time Out Chicago calls "a jazz dynamo" and "a gem in the city's vocal jazz scene" has been turning heads and capturing attention at the nation's finest clubs and venues. From her regular appearances at New York's legendary Rainbow Room to her upcoming headlining appearance at the 2015 Chicago Jazz Festival, Elaine's is a career spent at the heart of swinging and sophisticated jazz, bringing her joyful, modern take to these vintage standards. Elaine's sophomore recording You're My Thrill was released to wide critical acclaim and world-wide radio play. Neil Tesser, Grammy Award-winning writer and author of The Playboy Guide to Jazz said this: "Elaine possesses an exacting, exhilarating command of melodic lines and emotional currents. It helps that she has pinpoint intonation: in performance, I don't believe I've ever heard her miss her mark, even on difficult leaps or drops in melody line. But she handles those intervals with a dancer's grace and a nuanced attack which allow the line to unfold seamlessly. She floats through a melody without any apparent effort; to appreciate her musicianship, listen to most other singers handle the same material (you can practically hear them sweat). And Dame's phrasing manages to wed an improviser's expressiveness with a welcome fidelity to the words and their meaning. I think if a saxophone could speak, it might sound like this."

July 17 at 9:30PM
$25-35 cover charge. $65 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

Join Broadway's Dan'yelle Williamson (Rocky, Memphis, Soul Doctor, Wicked) as she takes you on her personal, intimate journey through the raw, soulful sounds of jazz in "All of Me". Inhibitions are set free in this evening of sassy and sexy tunes telling one woman's story of love and heartbreak...and her faith in life's precious gifts. Hear Williamson's lush contralto soar on songs such as "Stormy Weather," "Good Morning Heartache" and, of course, "All of Me".

July 17 at 11:30PM
$20 cover charge. $45 premium seating. $20 food and beverage minimum or two drinks.

Approaching your 30th Birthday brings up a lot: What am I doing? Why am I here? Who do I want to be? Join Bill Coyne as he leaves behind the boy and steps into the man. With favorites from Sondheim, Strouse, and Brown and original music by Zack Zadek and David Alan Thornton. Bill Coyne has been seen off-Broadway in Greed: A Musical For Our Times at New World Stages, The Brightness of Heaven at the Cherry Lane Theatre, Li'l Abner, Fade Out/Fade In, and Bassanio inThe Merchant of Venice with The Shakespeare Forum. Other NYC credits include Soho Playhouse, NYMF, and Ars Nova. Bill created the role of Supernova in Superhero Celebrity Rehab, 2012 Best of DC Capital Fringe, The Crazy Ones by Zack Zadek at the Musical Theater Factory, and Be More Chill and Annie Golden, Bounty Hunter Yo! by Joe Iconis for Two River Theatre and Cap2. Bill is an actor-vist and producer of MuseMatch, a not-for-profit concert series that has created over 60 collaborations and raised thousands of dollars for charity @MuseMatchOrg "Love is the strongest choice."

July 19 at 7PM & 9:30PM
$35-45 cover charge. $75 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

54 Below is proud to present STARMITES: IN CONCERT, a one-of-a-kind tribute to one of the most brave, boisterous, brazen, raucous and just plain far-out theatre experiences of the 1980s. Based on the 1989 Broadway musical of the same name with music and lyrics by Barry Keating and a book by Keating and Stuart Ross, STARMITES blasts off boasting an instant earworm score packed with delectable pop gems, epic ensemble sequences, and one of the most show-stopping diva showcases of all time at its center. Like no musical before or since, STARMITES is truly in a galaxy all its own. A wildly original and incomparably unique musical odyssey through time and space, STARMITES tells the compelling tale of a teenage girl obsessed with comic books, gifted with uncontrollable superpowers, who is transported to a colorful and imaginative fantasy world inhabited by a vast array of fiercely idiosyncratic characters fighting for power, prestige, and interplanetary control. Take a wild ride into the farthest regions of Innerspace with a score positively stuffed with thrills, shocks, surprises and unexpected delights, traversing the universe itself through the genres of rock, pop, rap, R&B, musical theatre, opera and even more. Without any doubt,STARMITES is spectacularly entertaining and unforgettably anomalous while also being way ahead of its time - its six 1989 Tony Award nominations for its Broadway production being no small achievement; not to mention its place as a mainstay of high schools and regional theaters across the country and the world. Now is the chance to experience one of Broadway's best-loved cult musicals in a whole new way, for one night only, live at 54 Below with the greatest stars visible in the vast stratosphere. Take the trip - and trip out! Featuring original cast member Liz Larsen (Starmites, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical) as narrator and host for the evening, along with Daniel Quadrino (Wicked), Tyce Green (LMNOP), Dan Tracy (American Idiot), Emily Padgett (Side Show, Waterfall), Cheryl Freeman (The Who's Tommy), Jessica Waxman (Children of Eden), Carla Hargrove (Little Shop of Horrors, Hairspray), Terita Redd (Hairspray, Leap of Faith), Melissa VanPelt (Hairspray), Jessica Hendy (The Radio City Spring Spectacular, Aida), Ashley Blanchet (Beautiful: The Carole King Musical), Gregory Sullivan (Palin: The Musical), and Brian Charles Rooney (The Threepenny Opera, The UnCivil War).STARMITES: IN CONCERT has musical direction by Henry Aronson and Directed by Barry Keating & Pat Cerasaro.

July 20 at 7PM
$25-35 cover charge. $60 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

Irish Pop Tenor, Eamonn McCrystal, brings his Emmy®-nominated PBS special The Music of Northern Ireland to 54 Below! Led by musical director, Brad Ellis, and featuring special guests from stage and screen, including Heather Spore (Wicked), Eamonn will perform some of the world's greatest hits-all written in Northern Ireland! From classics like "Red Sails In The Sunset," "Moodance," and "South of the Border," to contemporary hits like Snow Patrol's "Chasing Cars." McCrystal has collaborated with a broad array of esteemed artists, with some highlights including; touring with Kristin Chenoweth and recording the duet "Someone You Never Knew" with Randy Travis. As a performer, he's garnered national and international acclaim including four Emmy® nominations for his PBS TV special The Music of Northern Ireland. Eamonn has been a musical guest on The Rosie Show, appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Network, and performs regularly on the on the Grand Ole Opry.

July 20 at 9:30PM
$30-40 cover charge. $65 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

Ladies of Eve is an evening of music (from both the musical theatre and pop world) and prose - celebrating the feminine spirit and all her glory. Conceived and produced by Megan Minutillo the evening will feature performances by Loni Ackerman (Cats, Evita), Anna Ty Bergman, Melanie Brook, Daisy Eagan (The Secret Garden), Kasie Gasparini (Mamma Mia), Kerri George, Molly Hager (Heathers), Melissa Rose Hirsch (The Bad Years), Jessica Kahkoska, Elyssa Brette Mactas (MEAN The Musical), Ellyn Marie Marsh (Kinky Boots), Ashley Moniz, Monet Julia Sabel, Ariana Sepluveda, Stephanie Turci, Maddy Trumble (Newsies), Michelle Ventamilla(The Visit), with additional performers to be announced! Ladies of Eve is a concert in support ofEVE in NYC, a dance theatre immersive experience, which opens at The Gym at Judson in September! A portion of Ladies of Eve will go to raise production costs for EVE in NYC, and the other portion will go to benefit The Retreat in Eastern Long Island, a domestic violence service center. The Retreat's mission is to provide safety, shelter and support for victims of domestic abuse and to break the cycle of family violence. In pursuit of our mission, The Retreat annually provides help for thousands of families.

July 21 at 7PM
$25-35 cover charge. $60 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

Mara Wilson (@MaraWritesStuff) and Jenny Jaffe (@JennyJaffe) know the secret: most comedians love musical theater and would do anything to be in it. Come see comics talk about- and take on!- their favorite roles!

July 21 at 9:30PM
$25-35 cover charge. $60 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

Grace McLean Lives in Concert is the interactive theater concert by acclaimed singer/songwriter/actress Grace McLean. Fresh off her sold out no holds barred Lincoln Center American Songbook concert and the world premier of the Michael Mayer helmed Brooklynite at The Vineyard Theatre, Grace brings her "electrifying" presence (Huffington Post), "whip-smart" songwriting (New York Times), and "pathetic" journal entries (Grace's boyfriend) to 54 Below. Join her band Grace McLean & Them Apples for an evening of original music, re-imagined covers, stories about boys, and bubbles. In addition to performing in Off-Broadway hits like Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812, Brooklynite, and Bedbugs!!!, Grace also makes time for her acclaimed original music. With a sound that combines Regina Spektor's quirkiness, Nellie McKay's jazz sensibilities, Fiona Apple's irreverence, Kimbra's sass and Merrill Garbus of tUnE-yArDs' rhythm, McLean adds up to one beautiful weirdo. In addition to the previously mentioned sold out Lincoln Center American Songbook performance, Grace McLean & Them Apples have just returned from a US State Department tour of Pakistan. In New York, McLean recently performed at the Museum of the American Indian, where she performed as part of a panel discussion on storytelling for The Economist's 2012 Ideas Summit.

July 22 at 9:30PM
$25-35 cover charge. $60 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

Raffael is thrilled to be debuting at 54 Below. Following his recent appearances at Etcetera Etcetera's Piano Room and the Metropolitan Room, Raffael debuts at 54 Below with Body & Soul, a Cabaret exploring the crazy lengths we'll go to find physical contentment and spiritual bliss! With music from the worlds of contemporary jazz, musical theatre and classic cabaret. Enjoy the works of such composers as Marc Shaiman, Duke Ellington, Jerry Herman, Andrew Lippa and others (including some unexpected gems). Featuring Eric Maritn (piano), Mary E. Rodriguez (drums), and Max Johnson (bass) and special guests. Raffael's love affair with music began at a young age, with influences from Italian traditional folk and Neapolitan songs to the world of opera. Upon discovering the worlds of Jazz and Musical Theatre, music became more and more important. A student and practitioner of yoga, his love of music and ongoing quest for physical and spiritual balance are expressed in the songs of Body & Soul, with an emphasis on the humor, love and connection we all seek. As a performer, Raffael recently appeared as Professor Callahan in the first NYC revival of Legally Blonde as well as cabaret performances throughout New York in such venues as the Metropolitan Room and Etcetera Etcetera in Body and Soul, Uninvited, Don't Misunderstand and others. With appearances in classical plays and musicals throughout the US and Canada, Raffael is also a member of Evening Lounge ( Favorite roles include The Heiress (NJ's Mill Mountain Playhouse), Macbeth (Canadian Summer Stage) andCount Dracula (Rainbow Stage). Raffael is also a Graphic Designer for such publications asMaxim, Men's Fitness, Shape, Natural Health, Vibe, and The Fight (among others) as well as a fashion stylist whose work has been seen on red carpets for several Broadway openings and events.

July 23 at 9:30PM
$30-40 cover charge. $75 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

54 Below Celebrates... THE SINATRA CENTURY! Frank Sinatra's Centennial Celebration Continues with A Second Evening of His Greatest Songs! On July 23 at 9:30 PM, a star-studded cast honors the Chairman of the Board with a brand new concert commemorating Frank Sinatra's Centennial! Performing the hits that made Sinatra the greatest solo artist of his century will be some of New York's most celebrated Broadway and Nightclub stars. Look for a cast chock full of Tony and Nightlife Award winners and nominees singing the songs that made Sinatra a legend in his own lifetime and that continue to burnish his reputation even now, 100 years after his birth. Hear Sinatra standards like as "Chicago," "Time After Time," "One For My Baby," "Strangers in the Night," and so many more! This special concert will be produced and hosted by the acclaimed creator of the long-running Broadway by the Year series at Town Hall, Scott Siegel.

July 24 at 7PM
$25-35 cover charge. $65 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

Come back with George Abud as he delves into the rich rarities and forgotten triumphs of America's musical, theatrical, and comedic treasure chest. Told all too often that he was born in the wrong era, this Broadway Baby shows you why he is right where (and when) he ought to be. Fresh from his main stem debut in The Visit, George is ready to bring his old soul and fresh outlook to the cabaret stage. Celebrating a dazzling mélange of tunes and talents from days past, this show dives into the lesser known gems of Loesser, Porter, Rodgers & Hammerstein, Comden & Green, Kander & Ebb, and many more interspersed with the snappy, sharp wit of the likes of Jack Benny, George Burns, and the Marx Brothers. George will further explore his own unique Lebanese heritage with original arrangements on the Oud, including his now celebrated version of "Children and Art" about which Sondheim said, "I was moved to tears." Joining him on a swinging song or two will be his dear friends and co-stars from The Visit and Allegro, Tony nominees Mary Beth Peil and Elizabeth A. Davis.

July 24 at 9:30PM
$25-35 cover charge. $65 premium seating. $20 food and beverage minimum or two drinks.

Joined by a six-piece band, Badia Farha (aka Lady Rose) brings her original songs and "R&B/Soul +" style to 54 Below. Lady Sings For You, features original songs from Badia's solo album Still Waiting? and newly released radio hit "Don't Know," as well as a tribute to Carmen McCrae and Aretha Franklin, and a bit of bossa nova jazz. As an NYC-based singer, songwriter, and actress, Badia has been seen off-Broadway in Sistas: The Musical and Joe Iconis' Things to Ruin, at A Tribute to Alan Menken at Lincoln Center, as well as in the national and international tours of Little Shop of Horrors and RENT. Badia was also a back up singer for "America's Got Talent."

July 25 at 7PM
$30-40 cover charge. $70 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

The Los Angeles Daily News has called her "luminous," while the Orange County Register has applauded her "pure, piercing voice". And Los Angeles Times theater critic Charles McNulty hailed her as "a breakout star." After scoring a prominent spot on TV's biggest musical extravaganza, "Glee," Samantha Marie Ware became a breakout star on the 6th and final season along with a few other familiar Broadway faces. Ware makes her debut at 54 Below to share a little about her journey from being a small town girl on her "Little Planet" in Nebraska to landing her first role in The Lion King as Nala... from making her Broadway debut in Matt Stone & Trey Parker's Book of Mormon to packing up & moving to Hollywood for Glee! Expect to hear a little of everything, including gospel music, soul, funk and R&B... classic rock, a few sonatas, a few originals... and of course, musical theatre!

July 25 at 9:30PM
$25-35 cover charge. $65 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

Exciting. Fresh. Tasteful. Hip! Picture a street lamp dimly empty block during the smallest hours of post-evening endless cycle of songs groovin' along and half a moon to help guide the way...that's Swing Street. Hangin' his hat at 54 Below for an evening, Marcus Goldhaber takes a stroll through a captivating collection of re-imagined jazz standards and new originals that People Magazine says "will have you giddy one moment, melancholy the next and loving every note." Having shared NYC stages with the legendary Les Paul, Vince Giordano, and Bono, Goldhaber's artistic journey has seen him evolve from a "wonderfully imaginative" (JazzTimes) jazz interpreter to a wistfully undeniable composer and lyricist of modern standards, who shines with an intuition for telling the story. "A lot of these songs have been inspired by moments in my life," says Goldhaber. "That's really where the joy lies for me. That's the real passion that I have. It's not about simply writing a song or hearing something that swings. It's really about the connection." Marcus has 4 acclaimed CD's out on Fallen Apple Records and has performed at many of NYC's top venue's including Birdland, Kitano, Iridium and The Metropolitan Room. His latest CD, A Lovely Way To Spend An Evening, has been featured by Jonathan Schwartz on WNYC and Sirius XM saying, "Goldhaber is excellent...[he's] filled with ideas!"

July 25 at 11:30PM
$10 cover charge. $30 premium seating. $20 food and beverage minimum or two drinks.

On October 9, 1970, the BBC aired Joni Mitchell in Concert, an intimate and acoustic portrait that spotlighted several of her career-defining songs, including "Chelsea Morning," "Big Yellow Taxi," and "Both Sides Now." In his 54 Below debut, up-and-coming singer/songwriter Blake Pfeil set up a challenge for himself: to pen and perform a new song as a mirrored response to each of the songs sung by Ms. Mitchell during the famed BBC broadcast. An eclectic walk between the realms of folk and pop, Mr. Pfeil's theatrically-charged melodic and poetic sensibilities weave a modern tapestry that examines humanity's continued search for joy. The evening is co-conceived and directed by Ms. Sharone Halevy, in her subsequent 54 Below debut.

July 26 at 7PM
$25-35 cover charge. $60 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

Rachel Resheff is a Broadway the ripe old age of 15! With five Broadway shows (Fish In The Dark, The People In The Picture, Shrek, Billy Elliot, Mary Poppins) under her belt...where does she go from here? How did it all happen? And how does she navigate the journey from "child actress" to leading lady...ALL while getting her homework done as a high school freshman striving towards getting into a good college? All questions will (hopefully, for Rachel's peace of mind) be answered in her night of songs and anecdotes (her 54 below debut).

July 26 at 9:30PM
$25-35 cover charge. $60 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

Sara Bareilles is the voice of the city. Nominated for five Grammys, including Best Album, Bareilles's lyrics and music take you to a different place and time and flood you with emotions. It's no wonder she's been named one of the Top 100 Women in Music of All Time by VH1. Come see some of your favorite Broadway performers and new talent perform some of your favorite "Uncharted" Sara Bareilles songs, from "Gravity" to "Love On The Rocks." From mash ups to new arrangements, it's a night you won't want to miss! Featuring: Chris McCarrell (Les Miserables, NBC's "Peter Pan!"), Mike Schwitter (Pippin, The Book Of Mormon National Tour), Krista Pioppi(Spring Awakening National Tour), Monet Sabel, Andrey Lyle Patino, Tatiana Lofton, Emily Rogers and more.

July 27 at 7PM
$30-40 cover charge. $65 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

Gypsy. Hair. Applause. That's right, it's... Lady Gaga! Come celebrate The Queen in a night that will leave you Speechless. Featuring some of Broadway and cabaret's best performers, little monsters everywhere will be on the Edge (o

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