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Jeremy Jordan, Ann Hampton Callaway & More Set for 54 Below This Week

This week at 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551.

JEREMY JORDAN, June 22, 23, 24, 26 at 7PM & June 27 at 7PM & 9:30PM:

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. $65-75 cover charge. $115-120 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

PAGEANT: THE ORIGINAL CAST RECORDING LAUNCH CONCERT, June 22 at 9:30PM:

The cast of the recent revival of PAGEANT - nominated for a 2015 Drama Desk Award for Best Revival of a Musical - reunites to launch the Original Cast Recording. Though the musical's original production ran for over a year, the score has never been recorded. Now, JAY Records is releasing an album featuring the cast of the 2014 Off-Broadway revival.

Starring Drama Desk nominee John Bolton (A Christmas Story) as genial host Frankie Cavalier, the contestants vying for Miss Glamouresse include Nick Cearley as Miss Great Plains, Nic Cory as Miss Industrial Northeast, Alex Ringler as Miss Texas, Marty Thomas as Miss Deep South, Seth Tucker as Miss West Coast, and Curtis Wiley as Miss Bible Belt. Swings Luke McCollum and Fred Odgaard will also be participating in the concert. Hosted by co-author Bill Russell (Side Show), the launch party will include many of the highlights from the album, including the opening number "Natural Born Females," the evening gown competition "Something Extra," and several of the contestants' talents. Micah Young will serve as Musical Director. Members of the cast and creative team will be on hand afterwards to autograph CDs. PAGEANT has book and lyrics by Bill Russell & Frank Kelly, with music by Albert Evans and a concept by Robert Longbottom. The Off-Broadway revival was directed by Matt Lenz and choreographed by Shea Sullivan. $30-40 cover charge. $65 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

AKHENATEN THE MUSICAL IN CONCERT, June 22 at 11:30PM:

The cast of the new Broadway Bound epic musical Akhenaten The Musical will perform highlights from the show. Featured will be Timothy McDevitt (Carousel, Guys & Dolls), Ted Keegan (Phantom of the Opera), Seph Stanek (Naked Boys Singing), William Michals (Beauty and The Beast, South Pacific), Christina DeCicco (Evita, Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark). The story is about how the pharaoh Akhenaten and his wife Nefertiti challenged the almighty power of the priests by imposing for the first time a single God over their many gods. The new musical has a book by Hisham Abdel Khalek and Mohamed Metwally, music by Hesham Nazih, and lyrics by Mohamed Metwally. The show will be musically directed by Charles Czarnecki (Jersey Boys). $20 cover charge. $40 premium seating. $20 food and beverage minimum or two drinks.

THE MUSIC OF PAUL GORDON, June 23 at 9:30PM:

Join us for an evening featuring the music of Tony Award-nominated composer Paul Gordon. Featuring Broadway Artists: Jeremy Kushnier (Jesus Christ Superstar, Footloose), Sarah Stiles (Avenue Q, On a Clear Day, Into The Woods), Andrew Samonsky (Hunchback of Notre Dame, Edwin Drood, Scandalous), Christy Altomare (Mamma Mia), Clarke Thorell (Annie, Hairspray), Abby Mueller (Kinky Boots, Joseph...Dreamcoat), Lianne Marie Dobbs (White Christmas, Emma) and Dani Marcus (Emma, Vanities). 54 presents an evening of beautiful music written by Tony Award-nominated composer/lyricist Paul Gordon. Filled with love, longing, heartbreak and humor, songs will be selected from Paul's vast array of musicals such as Jane Eyre, Emma, Daddy Long Legs, Sense and Sensibility, and The Front. They will be performed by some of Broadway's finest talent for a fun-filled night of his widely-skilled writing, which contains elements of pop, classical, rock, and swing, and is certain to be a night full of great music and surprises that all musical theatre lovers will enjoy. Paul Gordon was nominated for a 2001 Tony Award for his score to the musical Jane Eyre. He won a 2009 Ovation award for music/lyrics to Daddy Long Legs and won the 2007 Bay Area Critics Circle Award for his libretto to the musical Emma, developed by TheatreWorks and later staged at The Old Globe Theatre. Daddy Long Legs, written with and directed by John Caird and developed by the Rubicon Theatre Company, has had productions all over the world including London, Canada and Tokyo and will make its New York debut in the fall of 2015. Sense and Sensibility will have its world premiere in the spring of 2015 at the Chicago Shakespeare Theatre. His pop musical Analog and Vinyl, a 2013 NAMT Festival selection, had its first production at the Weston Playhouse in 2014. The world premiere of Little Miss Scrooge, written with and directed by John Caird, is slated for Christmas of 2015. His other shows include: Being Earnest, Death: The Musical, The Front, and The Sportswriter. $30-40 cover charge. $65 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

LAUREN WORSHAM, June 24 at 9:30PM:

"Multitalented soprano Lauren Worsham is a knockout." -Heidi Whaleson, The Wall Street Journal. From soaring, coloratura soprano heights to screaming, indie-rock antics, Lauren Worsham has made a career of moving seamlessly between genres. Gentleman's Guide Tony nominee and Drama Desk winner Lauren Worsham takes you through a musical evening showcasing her favorite diverse styles from opera to pop rock and everything in between. According to Charles Isherwood at The New York Times, "The wonderful Lauren Worsham...has a bright, clear soprano...with a demure sweetness that never cloys." $30-40 cover charge. $70 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

ANN HAMPTON CALLAWAY, June 25 at 7PM:

In celebration of recent nuptials, Ann Hampton Callaway has crafted a brand new, gorgeous night of love songs about the ups and downs of finding lasting love. The multi-Platinum artist delivers classics from Gershwin, Rodgers, and Porter, as well as gems from Jobim, Lauper, and her own original compositions. Leavened with wit and laughter, On My Way To You is Callaway's musical embrace of all the shades of love. In the words of the Bergmans, "If I had changed a single day/What went amiss/Or went astray/I may have never found my way to you." Tony-nominated singer/songwriter Ann Hampton Callaway is a 54 Below favorite. BroadwayWorld has called Ann "the current queen of American cabaret." The New York Times says, "For sheer vocal beauty, no contemporary singer matches Ms. Callaway." Callaway has won multiple BroadwayWorld Awards and the 2013 MAC Award for Show of the Year. She promises a stirring night of great music as only she can share. $50-60 cover charge. $100 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

GIADA VALENTI, June 25 at 9:30PM:

"Giada Valenti has a voice that transcends time with her soulful interpretations. She sings in numerous languages always inviting the audience to feel welcomed and embraced. She is beautiful to watch and takes the audience on a fabulous journey each time she performs. An international entertainer who is poised for superstardom." -Valerie Smaldone - WOR 710AM. "Giada Valenti is truly one of today's greatest voices, with style of the old world charm. From the moment she begins you are blown away by a voice and style that is so rare with artists of today." -Joe Causi - WCBS 101.1FM.The Venice, Italy-born singer Giada Valenti returns to 54 Below after her triumph on PBS, taking her audience on a romantic journey. Valenti will perform her own interpretations of songs made famous by Etta James, Shirley Bassey, The Beatles, Edith Piaf, The Doors, Jerry Vale, and also Christina Perri and Bruno Mars. The evening has one binding factor: love. Giada moved to the United States eight years ago when a major record label showed serious interest in her mesmerizing voice and special music. Since 2006 she has performed at venues including The Dicapo Theatre, The Lighthouse Theatre, Feinstein's at the Regency and The Metropolitan Room. Her first solo CD, Italian Signorina, debuted to great acclaim in 2005, and her second CD And I Love You So was released in 2008. In the USA Giada's talent and contributions to culture have been recognized by several organizations. In October 2008 Giada was named Woman of the Year by the Organization of Italian Charities In America. In February 2010 she was honored by the Commision for Social Justice of the Order Sons of Italy in America for being a good Italian role model. In October of 2011 Giada was awarded the Merit of Honor by the Borough President of Queens, NY for her outstanding cultural contribution to the Italian community in the USA. Giada is also a seven times recipient of a Grant of the NIAF Sergio Franchi Music Foundation. In Italy, Valenti has won several important music awards like the prestigious La Grande Occasione and Festival di Castrocaro. In addition, she has performed eight years in a row on the Red Carpet at the Columbus Day Parade, broadcast live by NBC4, ABC7 and PBS. Valenti is very well known in the Italian American community, and in the last few years has also has attracted all kinds of fans who have fallen in love with her great personality and special voice. $30-40 cover charge. $65 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

BRANDON STURIALE: A SECOND FIRST IMPRESSION, June 26 at 9:30PM:

Brandon Sturiale is known as a music director/pianist, but now he's choosing the notes himself, having just released an album of original music that received 5 out of 5 stars on mainlypiano.com. The first half of the show will include his melodic piano solos along with hilarious anecdotes about growing up in small-town middle America, where he learned to play piano instead of sports out of fear of being hit with the ball. For the second half, he will be joined on stage by a 4-piece band and several incredible Broadway performers to help sing his adult contemporary vocal songs, which have been compared to Elton John and Jim Brickman. Throw in his amusing cabaret songs (one of which was a finalist in the Ken Davenport Songwriting Competition), a selection from his upcoming musical, and a fan-favorite surprise, and you have a delightful evening of music and humor you won't want to miss! Featured performers include David Perlman (Baby It's You, Yank, Anna Nicole: The Opera), Emily Goglia (TV's "The Sing-Off"), Melanie Burg (The Marvelous Wonderettes, Cruel Shoes), and many more. $25-35 cover charge. $65 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

PRIDE NIGHT AT 54, June 26 at 11:30PM:

Celebrate NYC Pride Week by shakin' your groove thing in the late hours at 54 Below! Join us for some midnight drinks, featuring Broadway's best young talent, and most importantly: fabulous songs from your favorite artists and shows! Kinky Boots, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, La Cage, Victor/ Victoria, and more! Featuring: Anneliese van der Pol, Justin Sargent, Jessica Hendy, Mike Schwitter, Stephanie Gibson, Tyce Green, Ariana DeBose and more. $25 cover charge. $50 premium seating. $20 food and beverage minimum or two drinks.

ANYONE CAN WHISTLE FOLLIES: A SPECIAL EDITION OF SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED, June 28 at 7PM:

There's a Parade in Town! Everybody Says Don't miss this very special edition of our award-winning series, Sondheim Unplugged, when, for one electric night only, we mesh tunes exclusively from two classic Sondheim musicals: Anyone Can Whistle and Follies. Join a bevy of Broadway Baby(s) as we regale you with tunes such as I'm Still Here, There Won't Be Trumpets & Losing My Mind. Just try and stay away and See Where it Gets You. Don't let this fabulous concert event be The Road You Didn't Take! Live, Laugh, Love! A celebrated New York event since 2010, the BroadwayWorld and Bistro Award-winning series Sondheim Unplugged features some of Broadway and cabaret's most dynamic voices, accompanied by piano only, delving into the musical world of Broadway's master composer. Past special guests have included original Sondheim cast members such as Len Cariou, Jim Walton, 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! Come join the party! $40-50 cover charge. $80 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

WE GREW UP LIKE THIS: FROM CLEVELAND TO BROADWAY FEATURING COREY COTT & MORE, June 28 at 9:30PM:

For one night only, Cleveland-born actors, composers and musicians who shared stages with each other as children and now share much larger stages as professionals will come together again to celebrate the Ohio community that sparked their love of the arts. Stories will be told; photos will be shown; songs old and new will be sung. Who says you can't go home again? Featuring: Max Chernin (Brooklynite), Corey Cott (Gigi, Newsies), Hannah DelMonte (Fiddler on the Roof), Lauren Geber, Stephanie Geber, Arlo Hill (Phantom of the Opera), Andrew Kober (Les Miserables, Hair), Amy Linden (Cheer Wars, Pub Crawl), Chris McCarrell (Les Miserables), Halle Morse (Mamma Mia!), Aaron Ramey (The Visit, The Bridges of Madison County), Robb Sapp (Wicked) and hosted by Michael Cassara, with more big names and surprises to be announced! $25-35 cover charge. $65 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.



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