Husband/wife team Eli Bolin (Found, Volleygirls, Skippyjon Jones: Snow What) and Allison Posner (Volleygirls, The Last Song of Eddie Scourge) will present Together Again For The First Time at Feinstein's/54 Below, featuring guests Ethan Slater (Spongebob Squarepants), Nick Blaemire (tick, tick...BOOM!, Godspell), and Alysha Deslorieux (Once on This Island, Hamilton), and more on September 25th, 2018 at 9:30 PM.
Eli Bolin and Allison Posner return to Feinstein's/54 Below with their first ever duo show, featuring duets - both together and apart - as they pair off with friends from on and off Broadway. The evening will run the gamut from original songs to their favorites from the worlds of theater and pop, with stories, music, and the occasional magic trick.
In addition to Slater, Deslorieux and Blaemire, the cast also includes Juwan Crawley (Aladdin, Spamilton), Richard Kind (The Big Knife, The Producers), and Veronica Reyes-How (25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee).
Eli Bolin & Allison Posner: Together Again For The First Time plays Feinstein's/54 Below (254 West 54th Street) September 25th, 2018. Tickets start at $25 and there is a $25 food and beverage minimum. Tickets and information are available at www.54Below.com. Tickets on the day of performance after 4:00 PM are only available by calling (646) 476-3551.
Eli Bolin is a composer & lyricist for theater and television. For theater, Eli wrote music & lyrics for FOUND (Atlantic Theater Co. and composed the scores for VOLLEYGIRLS (NYMF 'Best of Fest' and 'Most Promising New Musical'), SKIPPYJON JONES (Lucille Lortel nom.) & its sequel SKIPPYJON JONES: SNOW WHAT, ROLLER DISCO (ART), SCHMOOZY TOGETHERNESS (Williamstown), FRINGICAL! A FRINGICAL!! (NYMF) and I SING! (off-B'way). With Mike Pettry, he has written book, music & lyrics for the new rock & roll Christmas musical THE LAST SONG OF EDDIE SCOURGE. For television, Eli has written music for Sesame Street since 2010, as well as music for DIFFICULT
Eli served as the music director for Billy Eichner & Robin Lord Taylor's long-running live show CREATION NATION as well as the UCB show Billy Eichner GOES POP! Eli is music director/co-founder of Story Pirates, which performs songs and sketches adapted from the creative writing of children all over the country. His album LEMONADE is available for purchase everywhere music is sold.
As an actor, Eli appeared on 30 ROCK as a member of the Woggels. Eli is a graduate of Northwestern, a member of ASCAP and the Dramatists Guild and is represented by Abrams Artists. http://elibolin.net/
Allison Posner has performed all over NYC at venues such as 54 BELOW, Ars Nova, ENSEMBLE STUDIO THEATER, Joe's Pub and THE SIGNATURE THEATER. Favorite roles include the Baker's Wife in INTO THE WOODS, Jill Mason in EQUUS, Susan in TICK TICK BOOM! and Jocelyn in VOLLEYGIRLS. As a voiceover artist, Allison can be heard on numerous books and educational programs. BA: Brown University, M.S. Ed, Bank Street College of Education.
Laura Pietropinto is a seasoned theatre director/producer, acting teacher, and talent manager. She directed the premiere Asian productions of the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical NEXT TO NORMAL in Seoul and Tokyo for Michael Greif after having been the assistant director regionally, off-Broadway, on Broadway and the 1st National Tour. Other Assistant Directing credits include: SUPERHERO (reading) by Tom Kitt and John Logan, BANDSTAND (lab) directed by Andy Blankenbeuhler, A VERY COMMON PROCEDURE(MCC), SATELLITES (Public), GET WHAT YOU NEED (Atlantic), KID SIMPLE (SPF), AVENUE Q(Wynn Las Vegas), and LANDSCAPE OF THE BODY(Williamstown).
Laura is committed to creative development and nurturing talent. She has produced and directed several concerts and readings, including Cutting-Edge Composers, a platform for new musical theatre writers, which has an exclusive spotlight on Broadwayworld.com. Other concerts include: A Lasting Impression (Joe's Pub), Bolin Schmolin (54 Below), Broadway Sings for the Children of Honduras (Kimmel Center), Columbia University Songbook (54 Below), Jennifer Damiano and Adam-Chanler Berat at Joe's Pub, Peter Lerman in concert, Louis Hobson in concert, Eli Bolin 'n' Friends, Carner and Gregor, The Virginia by Peter Lerman (ASCAP), and College the Musical (Columbia University).
Laura is the Artist-in-Residence at Marymount School where she has taught and directed theatre for over a decade. As a professional acting coach, her students have appeared on Broadway, off-Broadway, on tour, regionally, on television and in film. Currently, Laura is a manager of child and adult actors through Terrific Talent (www.terrifictalent.com). SDCF Observership Class of 2015-16. BA - Columbia University. www.laurapietropinto.com.
Julie McBride is currently the music director of SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS on Broadway. Other Broadway credits include: AMAZING GRACE (associate conductor) and FINDING NEVERLAND (assistant conductor). Off Broadway/Regional: MISS YOU LIKE HELLl (Public Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse), NEXT TO NORMAL (Second Stage), THESE PAPER BULLETS! (Yale Rep, Geffen Playhouse, Atlantic Theatre Company), DEATHLESS (Goodspeed), TEETH (National Music Theatre Conference), DADDY LONG LEGS (Northlight, La Mirada, Laguna Playhouse, ATC, St. Louis Rep, Skylight, PCPA, Royal Manitoba), LMNOP (Goodspeed). Ms. McBride has served on the faculties of the
Juilliard School (Drama Division), and Syracuse University (Tepper Semester), and holds degrees from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and the Mannes College of Music.
Michael Feinstein, one of the world's great musical artists, and 54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, have united to give New York an unparalleled destination for entertainment and dining. Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, 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.