Linda Eder, Seth Sikes, Luann de Lesseps, and More Next Week at 54 Below
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.
Linda Eder, MAY 14 AT 7:00PM:
Linda Eder, enduring star and Theatre World Award winner for Jekyll & Hyde, gloriously returns to Feinstein's/54 Below with a showcase of her celebrated and versatile talent. This beloved vocalist has sold out stages worldwide, including our own. By popular demand, Linda will bring her powerhouse voice back to our intimate venue for a very special engagement, singing from her latest solo album, If You See Me. Featuring highlights from her eighteen albums, musical theatre career, and beyond, this is a night of lush melodies and sensational songs like you've never heard them before, interpreted by a once in a generation talent.
$90-$120 cover charge. $125-$145 VIP seating. $155-$180 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.
George Salazar, the Drama Desk-nominated actor known for Be More Chill, Lightning Thief, Godspell, and tick tick BOOM, joins with Joe Iconis, the Larson Award-winning musical theatre writer known for Be More Chill, Broadway Bounty Hunter, The Black Suits, and his songs for Smash... for an intimate yet mind-melding concert you'll never forget!
Join us at Feinstein's/54 Below for an evening featuring the songs of Joe Iconis, as performed by George Salazar. The two have collaborated on several musicals in the past, and here you'll get a chance to see George share showstoppers he has originated on stage, songs he'd never get to sing, brand new material from upcoming musicals, and more. Expect a rock-and-roll evening of hilarious characters, soaring vocals, and the unstoppable energy of two artists on the rise on stage all by themselves...
$35-$55 cover charge. $75-$90 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.
Jonathan Poretz: WHEN VEGAS WAS VEGAS, MAY 15 AT 7:00PM
Following a series of sold-out engagements at Feinstein's at the Nikko in San Francisco, New York City native Jonathan Poretz makes his Feinstein's/54 Below debut with his highly acclaimed show, When Vegas Was VEGAS!
Backed by his swingin' mini big band, Poretz, who has toured the US and Europe in various productions as Frank Sinatra, recreates the heyday of a young Las Vegas, bringing a '60s vibe to the Feinstein's/54 Below stage with music, comedy, and uniquely told stories about a bygone era. His authentic, big band arrangements of everyone's favorite songs from the vast catalogs of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Bobby Darin, and Sammy Davis, Jr, include such celebrated classics as "I've Got You Under My Skin," "Fly Me To The Moon," "Ain't That A Kick In The Head," "That's Amore," "What Kind Of Fool Am I," "Mack The Knife," "Splish Splash," "My Way," "New York, New York," and many more. Join us for an unforgettable evening.
$45-$55 cover charge. $85 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.
LuAnn de Lesseps: #COUNTESSANDFRIENDS, MAY 15 AT 9:30PM, MAY 18 & 19 AT 7:00PM
Television personality, pop singer, and author LuAnn de Lesseps-known as the Countess on "The Real Housewives of New York City"-premieres her debut nightclub act, #CountessAndFriends.
Hip as a New York minute and classically chic, de Lesseps's glamorous life in the fast lane on several continents (together with a solid decade at the center of reality TV) provides fodder for hilarious stories, one-of-a-kind anecdotes, and, of course, some standards and pop songs in her inimitable style. She will be joined by an eclectic group of New York's most sought after nightlife stars, both legendary and ascendant. #CountessAndFriends promises a glorious return to the heyday of cosmopolitan evening entertainment.
LuAnn de Lesseps has sung at Birdland, with Natalie Cole and Billy Stritch, and on an all-star bill at Town Hall with Liza Minnelli, Chita Rivera, Lucie Arnaz, and Marilyn Maye. Her three dance singles, "Chic C'est La Vie," "Girl Code," and "Money Can't Buy You Class," have charted on iTunes and remain consistent favorite club anthems.
$80-$100 cover charge. $110-120 VIP seating. $150-$155 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.
Robert Davi returns to Feinstein's/54 Below with Davi Sings Sinatra: A Tribute to the Great American Songbook. The concert is a superb love letter to the man and music that defined the twentieth century. Audiences will hear many of Sinatra's most popular hits, performed by Davi, a film star of over 130 movies who got his start from Sinatra himself.
In May of 1998, we lost one of the greatest entertainers of all time, Francis Albert Sinatra. This May 2018 is the 20th anniversary of his passing. Now it's time to celebrate Sinatra's legacy with Robert Davi. Davi's first album charted number 6 on Billboard Jazz, and he is fast becoming one of the most respected interpreters of the Great American Songbook. Touring the world to standing ovations, he is touching the hearts and minds of all who experience his gift for song.
While incorporating a swagger and style that evokes Sinatra, Davi shuns imitation, instead bringing his unique and exciting actor's edge to the performance. More than a concert, this reflective program whisks audiences through the Sinatraland of 5 decades. Expect a fun and entertaining evening, with crooner Davi backed by a hard-swinging rhythm section!
$45-$55 cover charge. $70 VIP seating. $90 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.
Seth Sikes: THE SONGS THAT GOT AWAY, MAY 16 AT 9:30PM
Seth Sikes returns to Feinstein's/54 Below in The Songs That Got Away, an all-new show, singing Judy Garland songs he hasn't yet performed in his previous tributes to the legend, plus some that Garland never got the chance to sing herself. He will be backed by his full band.
Sikes has played to consistently sold-out houses in his critically acclaimed tributes to Judy Garland (which won a Broadway World Award), Liza Minnelli, and Bernadette Peters. He is also the Associate Director of The Band's Visit on Broadway.
$30-$40 cover charge. $65 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.
Rick Faugno: PLAY IT COOL, MAY 17 AT 9:30PM
Rick Faugno, veteran of 6 Broadway shows, makes his Feinstein's/54 Below debut in Play It Cool. Rick brings back the old school essence of Sammy Davis, Jr. with singing, dancing, instrument playing, an impression or two, and a good laugh. Join Rick as he takes us back into the era of the all-around entertainer. He'll sing some of the great (and sometimes forgotten) songs in jazz and music theatre history. Some special guest surprises will also be in store.
Rick Faugno is the winner of the Best Singer in Las Vegas Award for Frankie Valli in Jersey Boys, and is also a Fred Astaire Award winner for On The 20th Century on Broadway. He was recently seen in "Hey! Look Me Over!' at Encores! and he will be returning to Broadway next year.
Musical Direction by Logan Medland (A Bronx Tale).
$25-$35 cover charge. $60 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.
DRAG AT 54: Flotilla DeBarge, MAY 17 AT 11:30PM
Join actor/singer Flotillia DeBarge for an unforgettable evening of song and comedy as she kicks off her first show at Broadway's Living Room. Singing a variety of songs from Motown, Kander and Ebb, Bill Withers, Tina Turner, and paying homage to Diana Ross as only she can. She is sassy and strong and definitely old school show biz, and she won't disappoint. Flotilla will take you on a hilarious journey of song and story, so grab your tickets and Experience the Flo!
$20 cover charge. $40 premium seating. 2 drink or $20 food & beverage minimum.
SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED, MAY 18 AT 9:30PM:
BACK FOR SEASON EIGHT! 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. Expect tunes from A Little Night Music, Company, Into the Woods, Follies, Passion, Dick Tracy and more. Past special guests have included original Sondheim cast members such as Len facc
$35-$55 cover charge. $75-$85 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.
DAVID ALAN THORNTON, MAY 18 AT 11:30PM
Expressive, exciting, and eccentric, this is not one to be missed!
David Alan Thornton presents Eight-Year Itch, his delightful miscellany of original songs and stories, at Feinstein's/54 Below. His lush melodies and bold arrangements come alive in the hands of an electric collection of New York City's best performance artists, interpreting compositions from the past eight years, including selections from his musicals Little Bitters and Lady Monday, Bill Coyne's celebrated MuseMatch concert series, and more. It'll be a laugh-out-loud, rock-and-roll, wipe-your-eye evening, so join David Alan Thornton and friends at Feinstein's/54 Below and get relief from that Eight-Year Itch of your own.
Featuring: Emily Behny (The Circus In Winter, Beauty and the Beast), Bill Coyne, Michael Deleget, Michael Indeglio, Cory Jeacoma (Jersey Boys), Jeremy Konopka, Patty Lohr (Kinky Boots, Sweeney Todd), Zachary Prince (Honeymoon in Vegas, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever), Caleb Pringle, Cecilia Snow (Ragtime), Lindsay Spangenthal, Hansel Tan (Ping Pong), and Morissa Trunzo.
Music Direction by Nathan Dame.
$20 cover charge. $45 premium seating. 2 drink or $20 food & beverage minimum.
Carole J. Bufford: COME TOGETHER, MAY 19 AT 9:30PM
Come Together: When the 1960s Met the 1970s
After a sold-out run of You Don't Own Me: The Fearless Females of the 1960s, Carole J. Bufford returns to Feinstein's/54 Below with an all new show now exploring the change in the musical landscape from 1965-1975. With music made famous by Janis Joplin, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Johnny Cash, Dusty Springfield, Bobbie Gentry, Linda Ronstadt, and more, Come Together explores the ever-changing music industry in one of the most exciting, controversial, and impactful ten years our country has ever seen.
A recipient of the Nightlife, Bistro, and BroadwayWorld Awards for Outstanding Vocalist, Carole has become one of the most sought after young performers on the American jazz and cabaret scene. Carole recently enjoyed a highly praised 10 month solo run at New York's Birdland Jazz Club. Carole has been featured in Michael Feinstein's American Songbook series at Jazz at Lincoln Center.
$30-$50 cover charge. $70-$80 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN MUSICAL THEATRE CLASS OF 2018, MAY 19 AT 11:30PM
The newly graduated University of Michigan Musical Theatre Class of 2018 is thrilled to bring their love of all things maize and blue to Feinstein's/54 Below! This a-MAIZ-ing concert is a tribute to the many acclaimed writers, from Andrew Lippa to Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, who have graduated from the University of Michigan, and will be performed by the effervescent and entirely lovable "MT18." Made in Michigan promises to be a memorable one-night-only event. Join us for this exuberant night celebrating our alma mater and our arrival in the city!
Featuring: Chris Campbell, Natalie Duncan, Jessica Gomes-Ng, Rohit Gopal, Audrey Kennedy, Noah Kieserman, Sophie Madorsky, Sarah Lynn Marion, Charlie Patterson, Jo Ellen Pellman, Peter Scattini, Matthew Sena, Elliott Styles, and Kat Ward.
Band: Julian Bridges (drums), Andrew Callahan (MD/piano), and Dan Erben (guitar).
$15 cover charge. $35 premium seating. 2 drink or $20 food & beverage minimum.
CAROUSEL'S Keve Wilson & RACHEL HANDMAN: BROADWAY MUSICIANS PLAYING MUSIC FROM AROUND THE WORLD, MAY 20 AT 9:30PM
Returning by popular demand! Join violinist Rachel Handman (Miss Saigon) and oboist Keve Wilson (Brigadoon), both currently in the Broadway revival of Carousel, as they play an insane amount of music from all around the world in Stepping off the Merry-Go-Round. Friends since the age of 10, Keve and Rachel will be joined by special guests from the pits and the stages of Broadway. Be there as these ultra-talented musicians continue to transcend genres with their creative and unexpected repertoire. Drawing from their unique backgrounds and life-long friendship, they invite you to go on a whirlwind musical journey with them. Warning: You may experience nostalgia, joy, and life-affirming sensations throughout the evening.
$25-$35 cover charge. $60 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.
MORE ABOUT FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW
Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, is a 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 and has set a new standard for culinary excellence worthy of the world-class entertainment on the stage.
In their description of the venue, The New York Times writes, "Feinstein's/54 Below has the intimacy of a large living room with unimpeded views and impeccable sound; there is not a bad seat in the house. Its sultry after-hours ambience is enhanced by brocade-patterned wall panels planted with orange-shaded lanterns. And the atmosphere is warmer and sexier than in Manhattan's other major supper clubs."
Located at 254 West 54th Street, Feinstein's/54 Below features up to three shows nightly with cover charges ranging from $5-$105. 54Below.com/Feinsteins
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