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Feinstein's/54 Below Presents BRIDGING THE GAP

Feinstein's/54 Below Presents BRIDGING THE GAP FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents a cumulative performance from the "Bridging the Gap" master class. "Bridging the Gap" is a four-week course, taught by acclaimed cabaret performer Ari Axelrod and music directed by David Aaron Brown. The class focuses on educating the next generation of musical theatre performers by bridging the gap between musical theatre and the art of cabaret.

Each performer will showcase the culmination of their work in class coached by Ari and Bridging the Gap's guest teacher, cabaret icon Lina Koutrakos. Join us as these incredible artists, through storytelling and song, bridge the gap between musical theatre and cabaret in this showcase.


The "Bridging the Gap" performance plays Feinstein's/54 Below (254 West 54th Street) on September 28th at 11:30 PM. Doors open at 11:00PM. There is a $20-$45 cover charge and $20 food and beverage minimum. Tickets on the day of performance after 4:00 PM are only available by calling (646) 476-3551.

Tickets and more information are available here:

MORE ABOUT Ari Axelrod

Ari is thrilled to present the talented performers of "Bridging the Gap" at Feinstein's/54 Below. Off-Broadway credits include Milk and Honey at the York Theatre. Other New York credits: The Bishops in the Fresh Grind Festival directed by Adam Quinn (Dear Evan Hansen), Two Conceive in the Venus Adonis Theatre Festival, and Ciao Bambino in the Midtown International Theatre Festival, and Roy in Spotlight Repertory Theatre's production of Fun Home. Regional credits include: One Man Two Guvnors (St. Louis Rep), Assassins (Encore Musical Theatre Company), The Last Five Years, West Side Story, and Hairspray (Weathervane Theatre.) Ari Axelrod's solo cabaret, "Taking the Wheel", directed by Faith Prince and music directed by multiple MAC Award winner Alex Rybeck, has been performed in multiple cities including two sold out performances at Feinstein's/54 Below and The Green Room 42 in New York City. He is a proud member of Actor's Equity Association.


54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, and Michael Feinstein, one of the world's great musical artists, have united to give New York an unparalleled destination for entertainment and dining. Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, 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.

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