Katie Rose Clarke to Raise Funds for Art House Astoria in Concert at 54 Below

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Katie Rose Clarke on November 11th, at 9:30pm. Broadway leading lady Katie Rose Clarke returns to Feinstein's/54 Below for an intimate night of song to help raise money for Art House Astoria, a 510(c)(3) nonprofit with a mission of providing quality arts education to Queens and NYC communities.

Having made her Broadway debut as Clara in The Light in the Piazza, Katie has gone on to star as Glinda the Good in Wicked and most recently originated the role of Hannah in Allegiance. The Daily News callEd Clarke's 2013 cabaret debut "quirky, funny and irresistible," and she now returns to Feinstein's/54 Below with music director and hometown bestie, Steven Jamail. Together they will bring a fresh new show featuring a mix of standards, contemporary favorites, and originals with some exciting special guests.

There will be a short intermission with some exciting auction items including TWO TICKETS TO HAMILTON, 4 ONE-DAY PASSES TO DISNEYWORLD, TWO TICKETS TO SWEENEY TODD, A DRESS WORN BY Kristin Chenoweth AT THE TONY'S.

Katie Rose Clarke plays Feinstein's/54 Below (254 West 54th Street) November 11th, 2016. There is a $24-$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.

Originally from Friendswood, Texas, Katie Rose Clarke got her start acting at the United Methodist Church. Clarke is a graduate of Sam Houston State University. She first came to national attention for her portrayal of Clara Johnson in the Broadway production, the live PBS broadcast, and the national tour of The Light in the Piazza. She made her Broadway debut in The Light in the Piazza on December 9, 2005, at the age of 21, at the Vivian Beaumont Theater in New York City under the name "Katie Clarke". Clarke replaced Kelli O'Hara in the part of Clara Johnson, after O'Hara had left the show to play Babe Williams opposite Harry Connick, Jr. in The Pajama Game.

Her other theater credits include Craig Lucas' 2007 play Prayer for my Enemy at the Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, Connecticut and the Deborah Abramson/William Finn musical revue "Travels With My Discontent" at the Barrington Stage Company. She also performed in the regional production of TUTS Houston Anything Goes in the ensemble.

She was profiled in The New York Times in January 2006.

Katie portrayed the role of Glinda on the first national tour of hit musical Wicked. She replaced Christina DeCicco on November 6, 2007 and starred alongside Carmen Cusack as Elphaba, who was later replaced by Donna Vivino. She played her final performance in San Diego on August 16, 2009 and was replaced by Chandra Lee Schwartz. She reprised the role of Glinda at the Gershwin Theatre on Broadway. She replaced Erin Mackey on January 14, 2010. Clarke took medical leave in March/April 2011, during which time the role was played by Laura Woyasz. She starred alongside Dee Roscioli, Mandy Gonzalez and Teal Wicks during her run, which came to an end on September 25, 2011. Direct from the national tour, Schwartz again acted as her replacement. Clarke returned to the 1st national tour of Wicked as Glinda beginning November 15, 2011 and was joined by Kyle Dean Massey, who played the role of Fiyero alongside her in the Broadway production. She and Massey finished their limited engagement with the tour company on February 23, 2012, with Alli Mauzey replacing Clarke. Clarke returned to the role of Glinda in the Broadway production of Wicked on April 23, 2013 and ended her run on September 22, 2013.

In November 2013 Clarke made her cabaret debut at 54 Below, where she performed Back on the Ground a mix of acoustic pop, folk, country, and original songs.

In March, 2014 Clarke appeared in the York Theatre Company's production of the 1960 musical Tenderloin as part of their Musicals in Mufti series.

In May 2014 Clarke returned to the Long Wharf Theatre to star as Cathy Hyatt in Jason Robert Brown's two person musical, The Last Five Years. Clarke played the role of Hannah in the Broadway production of Allegiance.

Art House Astoria has been an active part of the Astoria neighborhood since the Fall of 2009. Our mission has been to bring affordable art and music education to Astoria and the surrounding Queens area.

We employ quality, NYC-based instructors who possess great energy and passion for their art. We offer Private and Group lessons from Toddler to Adult and as such, the variety of group classes lowers the cost for individual students. Art House Astoria also offers a variety of discounts including multiple lesson discounts and family discounts.

All are welcome at Art House Astoria. We offer a friendly and inviting environment that encourages students of all ages and skill levels to discover their own talents.

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. 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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