Marin Mazzie Joins Cast of 54 SINGS BIG RIVER
54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, has announced Tony Award nominee Marin Mazzie (Bullets Over Broadway, Next To Normal, Kiss Me Kate), as the latest addition to the starry cast of "54 Sings Big River."The one-night-only event takes place this Sunday, September 14 at 7PM and 9:30PM.
Mazzie made her Broadway debut in 1985 when she assumed the role of Mary Jane Wilkes in Big River. Mazzie joinspreviously announced Daniel Jenkins, who earned a Tony nomination for his performance as Huck in the original 1985 production and then went on to star as Mark Twain/Voice of Huck in the acclaimed 2003 Deaf West Production, as well as Michael McElroy, who earned a Tony nomination for his performance as Jim in the 2003 production. The evening will also feature Jennifer Leigh Warren who will recreate her performance of "How Blest We Are," the song Miller wrote specifically for her to perform in the original Broadway production. Additional cast includes: Jelani Alladin, Scott Coulter, Daryl Glenn, Tara Halpern, Karen Mack, Rob Maitner, Nicole Prothro, Lille Ricciardi, Michael Ruocco, Christina Sajous, Melanie Vaughan, Lennie Watts, Garrett Zuercher, Music Direction by Mark Hartman & the Muddy Water Quartet and Directed by Phil Geoffrey Bond.
"54 Sings Big River is the latest event from "54 Sings," 54 Below's talk-of-the-town series celebrating the music of our all time favorite scores through live performances of their biggest hits. Performed by some of Broadway and cabaret's most luminary talents, 54 Sings continues to delight audiences far and wide as we salute some of the finest melodies ever written for the musical stage. The series continues on Sunday, October 12 at 7PM and 9:30PM with "54 Sings Kiss of the Spider Woman." Inspired by the internationally best selling novel by Manuel Puig, this Tony Award winning score by John Kander and Fred Ebb features beautiful and haunting songs including "Where You Are," "I Do Miracles," "Dear One," and "Kiss of the Spider Woman." Cast TBA. "54 Sings Mame" returns to 54 Below on December 7 at 7PM and 9:30PM. Get the ice out and roll the rug up as 54 Below celebrates one of Jerry Herman's most beloved and tuneful scores including "If He Walked Into My Life," "It's Today," "We Need a Little Christmas," and "Mame." Cast includes Donna Lynne Champlin, Eric Michael Gillett, Annie Golden, Hunter Ryan Herdlicka, Dee Hoty, Beth Leavel, Lee Roy Reams and Music Direction by John McDaniel & the It's Today! Trio.
To make reservations for "54 Sings Big River" and other coming "54 Sings" events, visit www.54below.com. Cover starts at $40 with a $25 food & beverage minimum or three show subscriptions at $135 or $210 for premium seating, food & beverage minimum of $25 per show.