Julie James to Debut New Show at 54 Below, 3/27

By: Mar. 17, 2014
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Broadway personality and SiriusXM Radio "On Broadway" host Julie James will debut her new musical comedy, The Julie James Show, on Thursday, March 27th at 9:30 PM at 54 Below, it was announced today. To Broadway fans and "On Broadway" listeners, Julie is best known as the effervescent host of "Broadway Names with Julie James." Now Julie utilizes a thrilling 3 ½ octave range with hilarious stories and songs to reveal a childhood obsession with jingles, theme songs and cast albums, as well as a performance background in opera and musical theatre, that would ultimately lead her to her role at SiriusXM where all of these elements combine into one incredible dream job.

Julie spills the showbiz beans in this special one-night-only event, with snappy stories and original songs sure to dazzle any music theatre lover. A fast-paced romp of a variety show with rollicking new songs, long-lost Broadway gems, and an impromptu visit with celebrities in the audience, the show is a delight for Broadway fans and pop-culture geeks alike. With new songs by long-time collaborator Aaron Hagan, Julie rolls back the radio curtain on what it takes to run the only 24-7 Broadway radio station in the world while juggling jingles for Howard Stern, working the Red Carpet at the Tonys, and recording chatfests with all her theatre heroes back at the SiriusXM studios. It's a classic evening of favorite tunes with an unconventional style and surprising twists as Julie comes out to the world as the songstress, storyteller and comedienne she truly is.

Get a sneak peek of the fun in store, including "celebrity endorsements" and more: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Czq9iaakicM

Julie James in "The Julie James Show" plays 54 Below (254 West 54th Street) on Thursday, March 27th at 9:30 PM. 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.

Julie James is an award-winning vocalist, theatre performer, voiceover artist and radio personality. Julie is the Program Director of Sirius XM Radio's On Broadway and Metropolitan Opera Radio stations and hosts "Broadway Names with Julie James" where she takes her listeners on the town, backstage and into the studio for fun, lively conversations with the biggest and best of Broadway and beyond, including Hugh Jackman, Julie Andrews, Sting, Kristin Chenoweth, Rita Moreno, Ben Vereen, Patti LuPone, Geoffrey Rush, Bernadette Peters, Harry Connick, Jr. and many others. Julie has also performed internationally, singing the National Anthem at Fenway Park for a sold-out audience of 34,000, with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Opera, Goodspeed Opera House, Long Wharf Theatre, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, St. Louis Repertory Theatre, headlined at New York's famed Central Park Summerstage, and in concert for the President of Kazakhstan. Julie has hosted hundreds of events across America for clients including Saks 5th Avenue, Bloomingdale's, Macy's, and Lord & Taylor, and she was the exclusive spokeswoman for Tommy Hilfiger Woman for two years. Julie's personality, stage presence and vocal style brought her to SiriusXM Radio where her voice is heard by millions each day as a host and on voiceovers, jingles and parody songs for various channels and "The Howard Stern Show." Her "Broadway Buzz" news updates air throughout the day on SiriusXm On Broadway channel 72, and "Broadway Names with Julie James" premieres Saturdays 8 PM ET with encores Sun 12 PM, Wed 7 AM & Thu 9 PM.