Laura Michelle Kelly, David Yazbek with Patrick Wilson & More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below Next Week
Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551.
LAURA MICHELLE KELLY, MAY 2, 16 & 30 AT 7PM:
In a personal, revealing evening of song and stories, Broadway leading lady Laura Michelle Kelly (Finding Neverland, Mary Poppins, Fiddler on the Roof) shares her journey of coming to New York City and making it her home. You'll hear some of her most favorite songs, ranging from musical theatre classics like "Don't Rain on My Parade", to current pop hits by artists such as Sara Bareilles. There will even be tunes from her favorite shows written by Jason Robert Brown, Stephen Sondheim, and Gary Barlow & Eliot Kennedy... who wrote her current Broadway venture, Finding Neverland. Laura Michelle Kelly invites you to experience her heart and a taste of what makes her feel at home. The evening will be helmed by the team behind Broadway Sings: Director Corey Mach and Musical Director Joshua Stephan Kartes.
Seth Sikes returns with his tribute to Liza Minnelli in celebration of her seventieth birthday. After a year of performing his critically-acclaimed Judy Garland tribute at Feinstein's/54 Below, Sikes will take the stage again with his seven-piece band to celebrate Minnelli, singing many of the show-stopping standards for which she's known. The evening was co-conceived by Tony Winner Lisa Lambert and directed by Eric Gililland. Orchestrations are by Matt Aument. $30-$40 cover charge. $65 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum. 54 CELEBRATES DAVID BOWIE, MAY 3 AT 7PM:
David Bowie was a magical chameleon: the original "Space Oddity," "Ziggy Stardust," and the "Man Who Fell to Earth." He was a singer, an actor, a trendsetter, and an icon. His passing left fans of all ages in shock and mourning. His legacy, however, lives on. Through all the ch-ch-changes of life his music will continue to pave the way for "Heroes" of all ages searching for "Modern Love." Now some of Broadway and cabaret's top talents come together to pay tribute to the man who taught them how to cope "Under Pressure" in the "Labyrinth" of life. Produced and directed by Scott Coulter. Featuring Amanda Green (High Fidelity, Hands on a Hard Body), The Skivvies, Farah Alvin (The Marvelous Wonderettes), Allison Guinn (On the Town, Hair), Brian Charles Rooney (The Threepenny Opera, Bedbugs!!!), Aaron David Gleason (The Vixens, The Midnight Radio), Greg Kamp (Harmony, Catch Me If You Can), Michael Wartella (Tuck Everlasting, Wicked), Jared Weiss (Joe Iconis Christmas Spectacular), Lorinda Lisitza (Mother Courage), Blaine Krauss (The Lion King), Michael Holland (Hurricane), and Scott Coulter (Turn the Beat Around). $35-$45 cover charge. $75 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum. THE SKIVVIES, MAY 3 & 27 AT 9:30PM:
Back by popular demand! This "musically thrilling" undie-rock, comedy-pop duo don't just strip down their musical arrangements, they literally strip down to their underwear to perform their distinctive mashups and eccentric originals for cello and ukulele, with touches of glockenspiel, melodica, and a surprising array of under-used instruments. Award-winning singer-actors Lauren Molina (Marry Me a Little, Sweeney Todd, Rock of Ages) and Nick Cearley (All Shook Up) became YouTube sensations as The Skivvies, with living room videos that displayed their powerful harmonies as well as their powerful abs. They will be joined by special guest stars who will strip down and rock out. Expect a hilarious evening of genre-hopping pop perfection. The May 3 special guests include Max Crumm, Barrett Foa, Christopher Hanke, Roe Hartrampf, Alison Luff, Ellyn Marsh, Wesley Taylor, and Jessica Vosk. $35-$45 cover charge. $75 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum. DAVID YAZBEK, MAY 4 AT 7PM:
Here's a rare opportunity to see one of the theater's most innovative composers do what he's actually best at- thrilling a live audience. The New York Times has called his live performance "A thrill-ride at a volcano's edge". Together with a band of the most exciting musicians in NYC, David Yazbek will perform songs from his albums and shows- old, new and upcoming. Expect a cool Special Guest or two as well. Don't miss this chance to see the composer/lyricist of The Full Monty, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Women On The Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, Boardwalk Empire and the haunting Where In The World Is Carmen Sandiego Theme strut his piano-banging stuff. Featuring special guest Patrick Wilson. $40-$50 cover charge. $80 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum. TRAVIS MOSER: THE SONGS OF RODGERS & HART, PART 2, MAY 4 AT 9:30PM:
Once again, Travis Moser explores the music, lyrics, and backstage lore of Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart, one of the most prolific and legendary songwriting teams in history. Featuring brand new arrangements and mash-ups of some of Rodgers and Hart's most famous songs with a modern twist, this show is sure to leave the audience with an even greater appreciation of this phenomenal duo. Travis is once again joined by special guest Samantha Shafer (Rocky - The Musical, West Side Story, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown), singer Laura Fraenkel (The Jersey Follettes), and the Chez Joey Band, led by musical director Steven Silverstein. $25-$35 cover charge. $60 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum. KARA LINDSAY, MAY 5 AT 7PM:
You've seen Kara Lindsay as a popular blonde witch and as an intrepid journalist, but now see her in her most personal role yet, as herself! Fresh off playing Glinda in Wicked and Katherine in Newsies, Kara returns to Feinstein's/54 Below by popular demand after 2 hit performances. Join her as she sings the songs that hold a special place in her heart, professionally and personally. Music Directed by Steven Malone. Directed by Matthew Scott. Produced by Shoshana Feinstein. $30-$40 cover charge. $65 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum. MICAELA LEON: CHANTEUSE INTERNATIONALE, MAY 5 AT 9:30PM:
In Weimar Confessions, Micaela Leon will celebrate the release of her debut album of Berlin cabaret songs at Feinstein's/54 Below with musical director Alex Rybeck on piano, directed by Lina Koutrakos. "A sophisticated night out" and "smart, sexy and spirited" testify The Scotsman and the Edinburgh Evening News. The 2007 New York Nightlife Award finalist and MAC Award nominee, who has garnered raves for her interpretations of German cabaret, takes you back to the smokey TingelTangel, the syncopated jazz, "Garboesque mystery" (Backstage), decadence and avant-garde glamour of Weimar Berlin. The show features songs by Kurt Weill, Friedrich Hollaender, Mischa Spoliansky, Robert Stolz, and others. $25-$35 cover charge. $60 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum. NATHAN LEE GRAHAM: GOING GAGA FOR GERSHWIN!, MAY 6 AT 7PM:
Nathan Lee Graham (Zoolander, Zoolander 2, Hit The Wall) returns to Feinstein's/54 Below in his latest songbook show: "Going Gaga For Gershwin!" In this thrilling evening, Nathan will explore the prolific songwriters' catalogue like no other singer has! You may think you know Gershwin, but you have never heard NLG put his spin on it! From "Summertime" to "Foggy Day", from "They All Laughed" to "But Not For Me"... we will sail on a "Boat That's Leaving Soon For New York" until "Someone Watches Over Me"! But always know that "Our Love Is Here To Stay". Expect fabulous arrangements sung in exquisite attire! $30-$40 cover charge. $70 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum. 54 SINGS BROADWAY'S GREATEST HITS! VOLUME 5, MAY 7 AT 7PM:
If you skip through cast albums just to hear the very best songs in each show, this is the nightclub concert event for you. If you love the classics of the Great White Way, come and hear the songs that made Broadway great, that made your heart soar, that you used to sing (maybe still do) in the shower. Hear the greatest Broadway songs of all time performed by today's greatest stars, singing them straight up, the way you want to hear them. Produced, written, and hosted by Scott Siegel. Featuring Stephanie D'Aburzzo (Avenue Q), Laurel Harris (Wicked), Patti Murin (Lysistrata Jones), Julia Murney (Wicked, The Wild Party), Martin Vidnovic (Oklahoma! A Grand Night for Singing), and Lee Roy Reams (42nd Street). $40-$50 cover charge. $85 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum. POP FILTER PRESENTS...FAUXCHELLA!, MAY 7 AT 9:30PM:
"Smart, keenly observed, and hilarious parody of the affectations of various types of music stars, ranging from bubble gum pop to country to rock. If you enjoy music and laughter, see this." -Hy Bender, Best NYC Comedy
Pop Filter presents the inaugural performance of the music festival that features the hottest bands in the world, with special Broadway guest stars to be announced soon.
$20 cover charge. $40 premium seating. $20 food and beverage minimum or two drinks.A VERY BROADWAY MOTHER'S DAY, MAY 8 AT 7PM:
Moms. Where would we be without them? They are our first loves, our best friends, our fiercest defenders and our first singing partners. To celebrate Mother's Day Feinstein's/54 Below invites you to celebrate the greatest love of all. Back for a second year, this emotional evening will fill your heart and soul as leading ladies from the world of Broadway and cabaret share the stage with their children and their moms to sing about the glory of family, friendship and love. It'a Mother's Day celebration of moms.Featuring Tony Award winner Joanna Gleason and Aaron David Gleason with Stacey Bone-Gleason, Rachel Sklar and daughter Ruby, Lois Sage and Alexander Sage Oyen, John Bucchino, Allison Posner, Zina Goldrich and Rachel Stern, Jessica Hendy and Beckett Reiff, Kelli Rabke and Joseph Agresta, Maxine Linehan and Rebecca Koss, Jean Fox and Lauren Fox, Stacy Sullivan and Savannah Brown, Sally Ann Tumas Skoric and Gregory Skoric, and Jessica Boevers Bogart and Easton Bogart.
BROADWAY DOES COUNTRY, MAY 8 AT 9:30PM:
$35-$45 cover charge. $75 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.
Broadway Does Country takes the best of classic and contemporary Country Music and pairs them up with the best voices currently on Broadway. This annual event benefitting ASTEP, Artists Striving to End Poverty, is hosted by Broadway's Bret Shuford and features a real country band! You're gonna hear songs made famous by Patsy Cline, Reba, the Judds, Garth Brooks, Clint Black, the Dixie Chicks, Blake Shelton, and many others. Music Direction by Daniel Lincoln. Featuring Erin Mackey (Amazing Grace, Chaplin), Jacqueline Petroccia (Always Patsy Cline, Lincoln Center's Sweeney Todd), Kaye Tuckerman (Mamma Mia, The Boy From Oz), Brian Losoya, Melissa Johnson (Hairspray, Dreamgirls), Kathleen Monteleone (Hands on a Hard Body), Danica Dora, Danielle Tripodis, Elizabeth Ward Land (Southern Comfort, Amazing Grace), Christopher Gurr (Tuck Everlasting), Natalie Douglas (MAC and Bistro Award Winner), Brooklyn Shuck (Matilda), Raleigh Shuck, Sydney Shuck, Melissa VanPelt-Johnson (Hairspray), Allison Guinn (Hair, On the Town), Ruby Lewis (Cirque Du Soleil's Paramour), Ryan Vona (Once, Cirque Du Soleil's Paramour), Jessica Phillips (Leap of Faith), Bret Shuford (The Little Mermaid, Cirque Du Soleil's Paramour), Michael Longoria (Jersey Boys), Jessica Vosk (Fiddler on the Roof), Chris Dwan (Finding Neverland), Matt Doyle (The Book of Mormon), Justin Bowen (She Loves Me) and more to be announced. $25-$35 cover charge. $60 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.