Hannah Elless to Lead WE HAVE APPLES Musical in Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below
Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Rachel Griffin's We Have Apples: The Musical, In Concert on September 12th at 9:30PM. Recently featured on CBS National News and in The Washington Post, We Have Apples is the buzz-worthy new musical you won't want to miss!
The show follows Jane (Hannah Elless, Bright Star) a quirky nineteen-year-old, who is determined to overcome her depression and become a successful writer. Paralyzed by the intensity of Depression (Emily Nash) Jane's illness personified, Jane is forced to check into a psychiatric facility. In the hospital, Jane meets a band of fabulous fellow patients who join together to expose their inadequate healthcare and fight the stigma associated with mental illness. Led by Jane and fellow writer & patient, Jack (Kyle Scatliffe, The Color Purple) the patients start a mental health movement and turn things upside down both inside and out of the ward.
The cast also includes Andrew Kober (She Loves Me), Tamika Lawrence (If/Then), Michael Winther (Mamma Mia!), Madeleine Doherty (Sister Act), Brad Giovanine, Brian Graziani, Coleman Hemsath, Meagan Lee Hodson and Alex Sanders.
Rachel Griffin's We Have Apples: The Musical, In Concert plays Feinstein's/54 Below (254 West 54th Street) on September 12 at 9:30PM. There is a $25-35 cover charge and $25 food and beverage minimum. Tickets and information are available at www.54Below.com. Tickets on the day of performance after 4:00 are only available by calling (646) 476-3551.
Rachel Griffin (Music, Lyrics, Librettist) is a 2015 Dramatists Guild Fellow. She has won two national songwriting contests, National Public Radio and American Idol Underground. Griffin is a passionate mental health advocate her music/writing have been featured in The Huffington Post, Washington Post, PBS News Hour Chats and on CBS News. She started the viral mental health campaign #imnotashamed.
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. Located at 254 West 54th Street, Feinstein's/54 Below features up to three shows nightly with cover charges ranging from $15-$105.