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Larry Saperstein, Jill Abramovitz, Sam Primack and More to Celebrate Hanukkah at 54 Below

Larry Saperstein, Jill Abramovitz, Sam Primack and More to Celebrate Hanukkah at 54 Below

It’s an evening of music hotter than latkes! The performer line-up will feature Farah Alvin, Ari Axelrod, Alex Becker, Harrison Chad and many more.

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, will again present 54 Celebrates Hanukkah: A Festival Of Writers on December 19th 2021, at 7:00pm and 9:30pm.
Have you ever thought that there are simply not enough Hanukkah songs? Wonder no more! For the second year, 54 Below will be showcasing some of the best Jewish musical theatre writers as they each present a brand new, original Hanukkah song. Join them along with some of Broadway's biggest mensches as we give the festival of lights the songbook it deserves. You'll want the miraculous, musical magic to last for eight days and beyond!

The 7:00pm and 9:30pm concerts will feature the writing talents of Jill Abramovitz (Beetlejuice, Fiddler on the Roof) and Brad Alexander (Dog Man: The Musical, PBS's "Clifford The Big Red Dog"), Danny K Bernstein (Far From Canterbury), Janey Miles Feingold and Bela Konstancja Kawalec (Real People Things, Hook Me), Danny Feldman (Hide & Seek), Alex Goldie Golden (Kinky Boots, A Commercial Jingle for Regina Comet), Matthew McCollum (Black-Eyed Susan), Alexander Sage Oyen (Outlaws, Moment by Moment), Larry Saperstein ("High School Musical: The Musical: The Series") and Adam Dorfman, and Lauren Taslitz and Danny Ursetti (Mimosa).

The performer line-up will feature Farah Alvin (It Shoulda Been You, Saturday Night Fever), Ari Axelrod (Milk and Honey, The Last Five Years), Alex Becker (Then She Ran), Harrison Chad (Caroline, or Change), Ryder Chasin (Story Pirates), Coby Getzug (The Band's Visit, The Book of Mormon), Erin Kommor (NBC's "Rise," Insider's "Best in Town), Michael Kushner (Moo With Me, Dear Multi-Hyphenate, The Dressing Room Project), Sam Primack (Dear Evan Hansen), Amy Weintraub (Pinkalicious) and Shira Zionce.

The 7pm performance will be co-hosted by theater personalities Ilana Levine ("Little Known Facts" Podcast, You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown) and Michael Kushner (Moo With Me, Dear Multi-Hyphenate, The Dressing Room Project). The 9:30pm performance will be hosted by Michael Kushner. The concerts are produced by Jen Sandler and have musical supervision by Ben Caplan.

54 Celebrates Hanukkah: A Festival Of Writers plays 54 Below (254 West 54th Street) Monday, December 19th 2022, at 7:00pm and 9:30pm. There is a $30-$65 cover charge and $25 food and beverage minimum. Tickets and information are available at Tickets on the day of performance after 4:00 are only available by calling (646) 476-3551.


54 Below was founded as a place for the Broadway community to celebrate Broadway performers, both established and new, who sing not only the music of Broadway and the Great American Songbook, but also new material intended for Broadway and off-Broadway stages. The club features fine dining and superb scenic, lighting, and sound designs entirely imagined by Broadway designers. For performers, writers, musicians, and more, 54 Below gives opportunities to advance their craft, expand their repertoires, and develop their voices in a way that is more personal, making them stronger as artists. It gives Broadway fans an opportunity to see their favorite artists in a different way, deepening their relationship and understanding of their talent.

A recipient of the 2022 TONY AWARDS® Honor for Excellence in the Theatre, 54 Below celebrates Broadway musicals and writers of the past and present, promoting an ongoing engagement with their work. It is also a place for innovation in musical songwriting and performance. Collaborations born at 54 Below give rise to and help develop new theatrical projects and new musicals. In addition, its popular streaming video activities and audio recordings support these activities, helping to build a new Broadway audience worldwide, both in age and geography.

54 Below is one of the most in-demand performance venues in the city, presenting over 700 shows each year. Unique in its mission, it has become an indispensable member of the Broadway ecosystem, providing a place for seasoned and emerging artists to hone their craft, try out new work, grow their fanbases, and gather as a community. The management team includes Proprietors and nine-time Tony Award winning Broadway producers Steve Baruch, Richard Frankel, and Tom Viertel, Creative and Programming Director Jennifer Ashley Tepper, and restaurant General Manager Mandisa Boxill.

Located at 254 West 54th Street, the club presents live shows at 7pm and 9:30pm. Late night programming will resume in the coming months. Tickets and information at

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