Roslyn Kind, JOHN & JEN Album Release, James Monroe Iglehart and More Set for May/June Lineup at 54 Below

This May and June, 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visit www.54Below.com.


MAY AT 54 BELOW:

Roslyn Kind

May 1 & 2 at 7PM

May 3 at 9:30PM

$35-45 cover charge. $75-80 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

"Roslyn Kind at 54 Below is pitch-perfect - entertaining, funny, heartfelt and heartbreaking." -BroadwayWorld. After a sold out 54 Below debut in 2014, Roslyn Kind returns for another fabulous engagement. Prior to 54 Below, Ms. Kind had not appeared solo on the New York club scene for 20 years. Now, watch her make a splash with her show featuring career highlights, pop songs, showtunes, and personal favorites. She will share some great stories too! Having recently toured the U.S., Canada, Europe and Israel performing with her sister, Barbra Streisand, and nephew, Jason Gould, this show features both new material & vintage "Rozzie" tunes. Back in the heyday of nightclubs in New York, Roslyn Kind played 'em all. Signed to RCA Records at the time, she played The Persian Room, The Playboy Club, The Supper Club, The Grand Finale, etc. Be there when 54 Below warmly welcomes her back to NYC nightlife! Music Direction by Alex Rybeck, Directed by Richard Jay-Alexander. With Jered Egan on Bass and Dan Gross on Drums.

THE SONGS OF Eli Bolin

May 1 at 9:30PM

$25-35 cover charge. $55 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

The songs of Eli Bolin - like the man himself - are sincere and direct, while possessing a ramshackle, goofy quality. His tuneful (always), heart-sick (occasionally), potty-mouth (when he just can't help it) jams make for a perfect party playlist. On May 1st, take a star-studded journey through Eli Bolin's songbook, including fan favorites from last fall's hit Off-Broadway musical Found and NYMF's 'Most Promising New Musical' Volleygirls, as well as works in progress and new material that's never been performed live. Don't be fooled by those sweet cheeks and floppy curls: this man and his work are to be taken seriously. #BolinSchmolin. The Songs of Eli Bolin will be performed by Jennifer Damiano (Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark, Next to Normal), Adrienne Warren (Bring It On), Stephanie D'Abruzzo (Avenue Q), Kevin Del Aguila (Peter and the Starcatcher), Drew Gasparini (composer of Make Me Bad), Jed Resnick (Avenue Q), Jeremy Morse (Bloodsong of Love), Allison Posner (Volleygirls), Jennifer C. Johnson (Volleygirls), Larry Hamilton (Captain Louie), Nicholas Barnes (Skippyjon Jones), L.R. Davidson, Annemarie Rosano, and Jackie Washam, accompanied by Mike Pettry on piano, Shannon Ford on drums, Brendan O'Grady on bass, and Freddy Hall on guitar. The evening is directed by Laura Pietropinto, produced by Erica Rotstein, and will feature music direction by Pettry.

MICHAEL FINKE

May 1 at 11:30PM

$15 cover charge. $35 premium seating. $20 food and beverage minimum or two drinks.

Award winning musical theatre songwriter, Michael Finke, comes out of "writing hibernation" and returns to 54 Below this spring with an all new and innovative theatrical concert. Audiences can expect to hear an array of new material as well as some audience favorites from musicals such as Reporting Live, Caroline and George, and Other People's Relationships. The evening will also include several songs from his upcoming operetta, Hurricane. Recent winner of the 2015 New Voices Project, Michael has had songs performed in Off-Broadway revues, cabaret venues across the country, national television, and overseas. Ranging from the hilariously absurd to the melodramatically macabre, his eclectic body of music varies from pop ballads to vaudevillian numbers to dramatic scenes and everything between. Come join a cast of both acclaimed Broadway veterans and emerging musical theatre performers as they create a theatrically explosive evening of song, story, and creative debauchery. Featuring performances by special guest stars Erin Mackey (Chaplin, Wicked), Tony nominee Josh Young (Jesus Christ Superstar), Tommy Bracco (Newsies), Hannah Elless (Godspell), Jake Boyd (Rock of Ages) and Julia Mattison (Godspell), featuring Danielle Eden, Sarah Naughton, Paul Pontrelli, Amanda Savan, Daniel PatRick Smith, ElAnna White, Matt Wood, and Hannah Whitney. Michael Finke at 54 Below features musical direction by Jeremy Lyons and is produced by Philip J. Accorso and Elizabeth Seldin.

DUETS WITH THE WRITE TEACHER(S)- VOLUME 2

May 2 at 9:30PM

$25-35 cover charge. $65 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

DUETS with The Write Teacher(s) is back at 54 Below!

Conceived and produced by Megan Minutillo (in association with thewriteteachers.com), with musical direction by Jacob Yates, the evening will feature music from across the musical theatre canon, pairing one Broadway singer with one Broadway hopeful. The cast of DUETS with The Write Teacher(s) Volume II includes Loni Ackerman (Cats, Evita), Ryan Andes (Big Fish), Tracee Beazer Barrett (Honeymoon in Vegas), Anna Ty Bergman, Melanie Brook, Lauren Elder (Side Show), Russell Fischer (Jersey Boys), Brian G. Gallagher (Jekyll and Hyde), Drew Gasparini, Kerri George, Jessica Grové (A Little Night Music), Hannah Kloepfer, Tyler Lenhart, Sean McDermott (Miss Saigon, Silence! The Musical), Molly Model, Kathleen Monteleone (Hands on a Hardbody), Marissa M. Miller (Wicked Nat'l Tour), Lauren Molina (Rock of Ages, The Skivvies), Jessica Mortellaro, Olivia Polci, Jacob Samuels, Monet Sabel, Bret Shuford (The Little Mermaid), Zachary Francis Stewart (The Bad Years) and Stephanie Turci.

BROADWAY ACTS FOR WOMEN

May 3 at 7PM

$50-250 cover charge. $500 premium seating.

A night of dinner and music with the chance to bid on your favorite stars singing the karaoke hit of your choice. Proceeds go to The Center for Reproductive Rights. FEATURING Patti LuPone, Howard McGillin, Tonya Pinkins, Lena Hall, Montego Glover, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Katie Finneran, Rebecca Luker, Brooks Ashmanskas, Jessica Vosk and special guests. Hosted by A is For founder Martha Plimpton, this is a night you won't want to miss.

James Monroe Iglehart

May 4 & 18 at 7PM

$40-50 cover charge. $75-85 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

Fresh from his Tony Award-winning, nightly show-stopping performance in as the beloved Genie in Disney's Aladdin, as well as Broadway performances in Memphis and Spelling Bee, James Monroe Iglehart makes his 54 Below debut with How the Heck Did I Get Here? James relives his obsession with being cool, getting girls and a becoming a star told through funny childhood stories and songs ranging from R&B, Hip-Hop, Gospel and Broadway (and maybe a country tune!). CBS New York says that "Iglehart's performance is a classic example of traditional song-and-dance Broadway brilliance. His charisma shines almost as bright as his smile, and he has created a genie that you never want to leave the stage. It's Iglehart's warmth that seems to leap off the stage and into the delighted hearts of lucky theatergoers of all ages, warmth that is so charming and so magnetic that it's almost palpable." Come see the "fun-loving, fast-talking, smooth-singing Genie" that all of Broadway is talking about!

Robin De Jesus

May 4 at 9:30PM

$30-40 cover charge. $65 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

Hilarity and silliness ensues as Robin De Jesus tries to figure out why learning, growing up, turning 30 and "becoming a better person" sucks. Expect to hear Broadway standards, 90's pop, today and tomorrow's hits. After starring on Broadway in Rent, In the Heights, and La Cage Aux Folles, Robin can currently be seen on Broadway in the hit musical Wicked. Robin is also known to many from the hit indie movie Camp where he played the central role of Michael Flores. This is Robin's second show at 54 Below after his successful run with Crush to Crushed. "Don't be surprised if you leave Robin De Jesus's cabaret, Crush to Crushed, with a little crush of your own." (Orlando Sentinel). Featuring Taylor Louderman (Bring It On, NBC's "Peter Pan Live!"), Daniel Quadrino (Wicked, Newsies), Music Direction by Benjamin Rauhala and Directed by Yvette Kojic.

TOTAL ECLIPSE: THE MUSIC OF Jim Steinman

May 5 at 7PM & 9:30PM

$35-50 cover charge. $75- 80 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

On Tuesday, May 5th, Broadway's biggest voices will take to the 54 Below stage to sing the iconic rock hits of Grammy-award winning composer Jim Steinman. Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2012, Steinman has sold more than 190 million records as the composer and lyricist behind such hit songs as "It's All Coming Back To Me Now," "I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That)," "Paradise by the Dashboard Light," and "Holding Out For A Hero." In 1983, he became the only artist in music history to have written and produced the simultaneous #1 and #2 song on the Billboard charts when "Total Eclipse Of The Heart" and "Making Love Out Of Nothing At All" held the top two spots on the Hot 100 for three weeks. The concert will feature performances by: Tony nominee Jeremy Jordan (The Last 5 Years, Newsies, "Smash"), Tony nominee Josh Young (Amazing Grace, Jesus Christ Superstar), Tony nominee Constantine Maroulis (Rock of Ages, Jekyll & Hyde, "American Idol"), Kate Rockwell (Rock of Ages, Bring It On: The Musical, Hair), Justin Matthew Sargent (Rock of Ages, Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark), Ariana DeBose (Hamilton, Pippin, Motown), Jessica Hendy (Radio City Spring Spectacular), Tyce Green (LMNOP), Dan Tracy (American Idiot) and performing together for the first time, Steinman's long-time collaborators Ellen Foley, Meat Loaf's iconic duet partner on "Paradise By The Dashboard Light", and Karla DeVito, who toured the "Bat Out Of Hell" album with Meat Loaf. The band will feature Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf on cello, Shannon Ford on drums, David Cinquegrana on guitar, Alan Stevens Hewitt on bass, and music director Benjamin Rauhala on piano. Backup vocals will be provided by 54 Below favorites Rachel Mackenzie, Tara Minogue, Jeff O'Donnell, and Jillian Soares, as featured in Jeremy Jordan's viral clip of the Steinman classic "It's All Coming Back To Me Now." With a setlist crafted by the Jim Steinman himself, the concert will feature new arrangements of Steinman's iconic hits, created especially for this one-night-only event, in addition to special costume and design elements created by Asher Levine, who has designed for Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars, and The Black Eyed Peas. The evening has been conceived and produced by Jim Steinman and Pat Cerasaro, who will serve as the director, and will be produced and music directed by Benjamin Rauhala.

54 CELEBRATES Lesley Gore

May 6 at 7PM & 9:30PM

$35-45 cover charge. $65 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

Lesley Gore was a singer, songwriter, actress and activist. Her life and career touched people all over the world and her passing could not dim the light she shone on countless causes - from feminism to gay rights. Now a group of Lesley's peers and admirers come together to celebrate her life, her music and her iconic inspiration. From her early hits ("It's My Party") to her Oscar nominated anthem ("Out Here On My Own") and countless melodies in between Lesley Gore sang of standing tall and being true. We're honored to pay tribute to her life and legacy. It's HER party, indeed. Featuring: The Marvelettes, Sarah Dash (of Labelle), Lorraine Ferro (singer/songwriter), Molly Pope (FOUND), Maxine Linehan (South Pacific), Jill Abramovitz (Cinderella, It Shoulda Been You) and Lorinda Lisitza (Triumphant Baby, Joe Iconis Christmas Spectacular). The evening will be music directed by Lesley's own musical director, Tracy Stark, and directed by Scott Coulter.

Lane Bradbury: LET ME ENTERTAIN YOU, AGAIN

May 8 at 7PM

$30-40 cover charge. $70 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

Lane Bradbury created the role of 'Dainty June' in the original Broadway production of GYPSY starring Ethel Merman, and her show, Lane Bradbury: Let Me Entertain You, Again is a highly personal tour of how she went from being an Atlanta Debutante to a performer on "The Great White Way" during the Golden Age of Broadway. Songs include "Gee, But It's Good To Be Here," "Corner Of The Sky," and "Another Hundred People," among others, as well as four songs from GYPSY: "Broadway," "Everything's Coming Up Roses," "If Momma Was Married," and, of course, "Let Me Entertain You." Bradbury's other stage credits include J.B., Gypsy, The Night of the Iguana, and Marathon '33. Her film credits include Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore, Hawaii, The Barony, and Consenting Adults, and her TV work includes In the Heat of the Night, Kung Fu, The Rockford Files, The Partridge Family, The Waltons, and The Mod Squad. Directed by Elkin Antoniou, Musical Direction by Joe Goodrich and Written by Doug DeVita.

BRIAN NASH: FOREVER/ AFTER CD RELEASE CONCERT

May 8 at 9:30PM

$25-35 cover charge. $65 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

Popular musical director and pianist Brian Nash moves center stage for a concert celebrating the release of his debut solo album, Forever/After. Featuring songs by artists including Jason Mraz, Patty Griffin, Ben Folds, Jason Robert Brown, and Cyndi Lauper, Brian uses these composers' work to explore what happens after "always" is shorter than it should be. Backed by a full band and string quartet, Brian will perform the album in its entirety; in celebration, CDs sold at the event will be sold afterwards at $10 each. Brian is known for his regular gigs around town, from Mostly Sondheim and his long running Sunday nights at The Duplex to Co-Dependent Mondays with Natalie Joy Johnson at Therapy. He is the musical director for Atlantis Events, music directing concerts for them with Deborah Cox, Andy Bell, and many others, and has been selling out venues all over Manhattan for over a decade.

DEX! A KILLER MUSICAL

May 8 at 11:30PM

$25 cover charge. $45 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

The Unauthorized DEXTER Parody Musical: In Concert! "Tonight's the night; It has to happen, He has to...sing." Following a sold out Off-Broadway workshop in 2014, DEX! A Killer Musical Parody comes live and in concert to 54 Below! Conceived & Produced by Cooper Jordan, Book by Erika Jenko and Music & Lyrics by Joe Schermann. Michael, the star of the Network's most popular TV Show, receives the script to its series finale. In upset, he madly leads the Network's Executives through seasons (eight, in fact) of madcap serial killing and singing! All the while exploring what it means to love, die, and to say goodbye. And of course bleed with laughter! Featuring songs such as "Brotherly Love" between two serial killing brothers, "It's a Messy Job" with Dexter using his plastic, and "Spatter Patter" as the tap-dancing Dark Passenger drives it home, DEX! is sure to please all fans and non-fans alike. "Dark comedy takes on another form...Fans will follow every 'inside' joke, as for those who haven't seen the series, the jokes and songs are just as contagiously entertaining." - IMLIT.com. Cast: Nate Suggs (as Dexter), Noelia Antweiler (as Deb), Emmanuelle Zeesman (as Rita), Jason Damien (as Harry/ Lundy/ Trinity), ERick Carter (as Doakes/ Anton/ Dark P), Gabriela Hernandez (as Laguerta/ Jamie), Jose Mercado (as Batista/ Brian/ Miguel), Tara Novie (as Lila Tournay), Alec Mathieson (as Travis/ Harrison/ Vogel), ByRon Martin Turk (as Quinn/ Chase/ Saxon) and Allyson Webb (as Hannah McKay).

54 CELEBRATES Julie Wilson

May 9 & 14 at 7PM

$30-40 cover charge. $65-70 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

There will never be another Julie Wilson. With a career that spanned more than 70 years on Broadway and the West End, on TV and in cabaret, Wilson was beloved by all who knew her. The theater community lost a stalwart whose incomparable work will be remembered forever. Join us as we honor Julie Wilson in song, with stars of Broadway and cabaret. Performers for May 9 include: Broadway and TV star Anita Gillette (Gypsy, Carnival, Guys & Dolls), Broadway Star Amy Spanger (The Wedding Singer, Kiss Me Kate, Reefer Madness), Mark Nadler (Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Award winner), Baby Jane Dexter (MAC, Nightlife and Bistro awards winner), Nicolas King (Julie Wilson Award recipient), Steve Ross (Award winning pianist/singer) with Cabaret favorites Carole J. Bufford, Karen Oberlin, Lennie Watts, Sidney Myer, Stacy Sullivan, Jennifer Sheehan, Peisha McPhee and special appearance by Ms. Wilson's son, Holt McCallany. Performers for May 14 include: TV star Emily Bergl ("Desperate Housewives," "Scandal"), Broadway stars, Rita Gardner (The Fantasticks, The Wedding Singer), Raissa Katona Bennett (Phantom of the Opera), Operatic Soprano Janice Hall with cabaret favorites Barbara Fasano and Eric Comstock, Colleen McHugh, KristoffeR Lowe, Maxine Linehan, Shana Farr, Billie Roe, Sue Matsuki Celia Berk, Sheera Ben David and Carole J. Bufford.

Jennifer Sheehan

May 9 & 20 at 9:30PM

$25-35 cover charge. $60-65 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

STARDUST: A NIGHT IN THE COSMOS. "Young, good-looking and very astute, Ms. Sheehan gives you hope. Drawing from a deep well of feeling, she interprets lyrics from the point of view of someone who knows who she is and conveys empathy in a voice that glows with insight." -The New York Times.Multiple award-winning performer Jennifer Sheehan and her stellar quartet celebrate the beauty, wonder and romance of the night sky in a song-studded 54 Below evening featuring songs as dazzling and diverse as the stars above - including music from Pink Martini, Duke Ellington, Sergio Mendes, Melody Gardot, David Bowie, Joni Mitchell and Kurt Weill, just to name a few. It's a celebration of the many ways we come to love the night sky - as wide-eyed children who look up in wonderment, as young lovers who fall under its enchantment, and as star-gazers of all ages who contemplate love and life on this small blue dot in the universe. And, of course, the stars spark our imagination about what lies beyond... so the show also features some fascinating stories about new discoveries about our star-studded cosmos. One might say it's a show that goes where no show has gone before. Jennifer Sheehan, a critically acclaimed, multi-award winning vocalist, starred in the premiere episode of the new WNET/WLIW (PBS) TV series, "66th and Broadway," which aired throughout February 2015. Sheehan has performed at Carnegie Hall, as the guest of Michael Feinstein, and at Jazz at Lincoln Center, 54 Below and Town Hall in New York, among other renowned venues. Her solo shows have entertained audiences at Café Carlyle, Feinstein's, Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, the Savannah Music Festival, Ely Cathedral (U.K.), the Historic Asolo Theatre in Sarasota, The Royal Room in Palm Beach, the Juilliard in Aiken Festival, The Gardenia in L.A., The Metropolitan Room, The Laurie Beechman Theatre, the Sheldon Concert Hall in St. Louis and many other concert and cabaret venues around the country. The winner of the first Noël Coward Competition Award and the first-ever recipient of the Margaret Whiting Award, Sheehan also is the recipient of the Dorothy Loudon Award, the Julie Wilson Award and the Donald F. Smith Award for outstanding interpretation of the Great American Songbook. Sheehan also performs in concerts and in the theater, most recently in the Radio City Christmas Spectacular as one of six vocalists, and regionally, starring as Betty Haynes in White Christmas. She has performed in shows at the 92nd Street Y, Guild Hall in East Hampton, the York Theater in New York, the Bard Summerscape Festival, Boston Musical Theater, and on national tours. A Cabaret Scenes review of her debut album, You Made Me Love You, proclaims, "It is rare that one singer has as much going for her as Jennifer displays on this disc."

Eric Michael Krop

May 9 at 11:30PM

$15 cover charge. $30 premium seating. $20 food and beverage minimum or two drinks.

Recording artist and Broadway alum Eric Michael Krop ("Grind" the short film, Godspell) returns to 54 Below with hit pop covers and original music. Featuring a preview of his upcoming album as well as songs you know and love, this night promises to be full of special guests, drinks, friends, and powerful music! Special guests: Erica Von Kleist, Tracy McDowell, Lisa Ramey, Alex Kerckhoff, Nate Buccierri, Selda Sahin and Susan O'Dea.

A VERY BROADWAY MOTHER'S DAY

May 10 at 7PM & 9:30PM

$35-45 cover charge. $70 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

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, 54 Below invites you to celebrate the greatest love of all. 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's a Mother's Day celebration to touch your heart. Featuring a cast of Broadway/cabaret ladies, and their children and/or mothers! Including Tony Award winner Debbie Gravitte and her son Sam, Tony nominee Liz Larsen and her son Andy, Outer Critics/Drama League Award winner Marilyn Michaels and her son Mark Wilk, Rachel Bay Jones and her daughter Miranda, Stacy Sullivan and her daughter Savannah, Zina Goldrich and her daughter Rachel. Produced and Directed by Scott Coulter.

THE CAST OF SIDE SHOW: ADDED ATTRACTIONS

May 11 at 7PM & 9:30PM

$45-55 cover charge. $90 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

Encore by popular demand! After sold out 54 Below performances in March, the cast of the recent Broadway revival of Side Show reunites to celebrate this acclaimed production. Erin Davie, Emily Padgett, Matthew Hydzik, David St. Louis and members of the ensemble perform favorites from the show, a couple songs which were cut out of town, and material which won't be heard on the Original Cast Recording. Hosted by Bill Russell, author of the book and lyrics, the evening will also feature composer Henry Krieger and special guest Jeff McCarthy from the original cast. These encore concerts are to celebrate the launch of the Side Show: Added Attractions - Live at 54 BELOW CD. The cast and creators will be available after the show to autograph CDs! Cast List: Erin Davie, Emily Padgett, Matthew Hydzik, David St. Louis, Special Guest: Jeff McCarthy with Brandon Bieber, Charity Angel Dawson, Lauren Elder, Derek Hanson, Javier Ignacio, Kelvin Moon Loh, Barrett Martin, Con O'Shea-Creal, Blair Ross and Hannah Shankman.

THE THEORY OF RELATIVITY: A NEW MUSICAL IN CONCERT BY Neil Bartram & Brian Hill

May 12 at 7PM & 9:30PM

$25-35 cover charge. $55 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

The University of Oklahoma's Weitzenhoffer School of Musical Theatre presents the graduating class of 2015 in the New York premiere of Neil Bartram and Brian Hill's musical The Theory of Relativity. Written specifically for college students, The Theory of Relativity is heralded as a mash-up of Songs for A New World and The Search For Signs of Intelligent Life... The work is a joyous, youthful, musical exploration of the interconnectedness of our orbits as we hurtle through space on this tiny planet. Neil Bartram and Brian Hill are the Drama Desk nominated authors of the Broadway musical The Story of My Life. Together they are currently working on stage adaptations of Ray Bradbury's Something Wicked This Way Comes and Disney's Bedknobs & Broomsticks. A full production of The Theory of Relativity will be presented at Goodspeed's Norma Terris Theatre in May 2015 and in London this summer.

OPUS TWO CELEBRATES George Gershwin

May 13 at 7PM

$25-35 cover charge. $60 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

Opus Two has been internationally recognized for its "divine phrases, impelling rhythm, elastic ensemble and stunning sounds." Comprised of award-winning musicians violinist William Terwilliger and pianist Andrew Cooperstock, the venerable duo celebrates the release of their new recording Gershwin-Music for Violin and Piano, featuring transcriptions of Porgy and Bess, An American in Paris, Short Story, Three Piano Preludes, and new arrangements of classic songs fromGirl Crazy, as well as Love Walked In and Nice Work If You Can Get It with Broadway star Ashley Brown. Broadway director Eric Stern hosts this multimedia evening that includes performances of these works accompanied by videos, slides, and narration.

AMINE HACHEM

May 13 at 9:30PM

$25-35 cover charge. $60 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

"A soulful and handsome young man who delivers an electrifying and thrilling performance, which brings the crowd to their feet." -An-Nahar, Lebanon's equivalent of The New York Times.

Amine Hachem pushes the boundaries of opera music by integrating it with unconventional global sounds from around the world. His performance will take you on a journey from the shores of the Mediterranean to the southern tip of the Americas. Audience can expect everything from operatic arias and Broadway hits, to rock and roll, jazz standards and folk songs, all featuring new and fresh interpretations that have never been heard before. Amine has previously performed leading roles in operas such as La Traviata, Tosco, La Boheme, and Carmen, and has performed for numerous heads of state, such as the President of Lebanon and the King of Jordan. He has previously performed in New York at the United Nations Concert Hall, St. Patrick's Old Cathedral, and St. Stephen's Church. This May he can be seen in productions ofRigoletto and La Boheme at Carnegie Hall.

HATCHED: PACE UNIVERSITY AT 54 BELOW

May 14 at 9:30PM & 11:30PM

$25-40 cover charge. $50-70 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

Fresh work. Freshmen.

For those craving a night of innovative and off-beat musical theater with no shortage of drinks and a lively crowd, Pace University and Ryan Scott Oliver present an evening of songs from hot, new musicals-all written, performed and directed by freshmen from Pace University's BFA Musical Theater program. A high-energy crowd pleaser with striking melodies and an unruly attitude, Hatched, a yearly event, is always an electrifying night. Get ready, New York, for this powerhouse of young talent and fresh new work to hit the stage.

THE SONGS OF Cy Coleman

May 15, 16 & 20 at 7PM

$45-55 cover charge. $90 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

3 Tony Award winners. 3 Broadway legends who originated roles in a Cy Coleman musical. 1 man they all loved. An unforgettable theatrical event directed & conceived by Will Nunziata brings together three Broadway Leading Ladies who all originated roles on Broadway in a Cy Coleman show: Tony Award winner Randy Graff, Tony Award winner Cady Huffman, and Tony Award winner LiLlias White. Fresh solo, duet, and trio arrangements of some of Cy's most beloved songs will include selections from his pop standards canon and film scores, as well as his musicals Wildcat, Little Me, Sweet Charity, Seesaw, I Love My Wife, On the Twentieth Century, Barnum, City of Angels, The Will Rogers Follies, andThe Life. Songs include: "Witchcraft," "What You Don't Know About Women," "The Oldest Profession," "You Can Always Count on Me," "Nobody Does It Like Me," "Big Spender," "The Best is Yet to Come," "Those Hands," and many, many more. "Fun, laughs, good times" guaranteed. Musical Direction by Eugene Gwozdz (Piano) with Chris Reza on Reeds,Adam Neely on Bass, and Jeremy Yaddaw on Drums.

CIARA RENÉE

May 15 at 9:30PM

$30-40 cover charge. $70 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

"[With] a charismatic showbiz smile... the lissome Ms. Renee is glossy [and] charming." - The New York Times. Catch the star of Paper Mill Playhouse's The Hunchback of Notre Dame as she makes her 54 Below solo debut! Ciara has previously starred on Broadway in the recent revival of Pippin and Big Fish, and graced the 54 Below stage in Made For Each Other: Broadway Meets Andrew McMahon and Charlie Rosen's Broadway Big Band, both this past February. Whether portraying a gypsy, a leading player, a witch, or simply being herself, Ciara Renee is sure to leave you enchanted.

U MICHIGAN NIGHT AT 54 BELOW

May 15 at 11:30PM

$10 cover charge. $40 premium seating. $20 food and beverage minimum or two drinks.

Join alumni of the University of Michigan Musical Theatre Department as they welcome the Class of 2015 to post-graduate life in the city. The seniors will have just graduated and showcased, so it's time to celebrate with a concert featuring recreations of alumni's most embarrassing performances at UMich. It's a night not to be missed. Featuring: Courtney Balan, Jenni Barber, Whitney Bashor, Todd Buonopane, Erin Dilly, The Class of 2015 and more to be announced soon (Cast subject to change.)

Mark Mackillop

May 16 at 9:30PM

$25-35 cover charge. $65 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

Join up-and-coming star Mark Mackillop (West Side Story International Tour, On Your Toes at Encores) for a night of reinvention and reinterpretation... a live concert guide of "how to really have it all." This fun, unique concert will be part music... and part tongue-in-cheek look at how to become your "perfect" Facebook persona online and off, how to stuff your Instagram's ego, and how to shamelessly drink until those worlds start to blend into your very own twisted reality. All this will be sung through the "standards" of the 1980s, 1990s, and 2000s. After a year on the road, Mark Mackillop returns to New York with a phone full of "scantily clad photos" that the Huffington Post says "sets pulses racing." Join this Internet sensation for one night only, back in NYC!

Joshua Hinck: MESS

May 16 at 11:30PM

$20 cover charge. $45 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

Calling all weirdos! Joshua Hinck: Mess brings you an immersive evening of mischief, play, and rule-breaking from the creator of Puzzled, City Fairytale, and other similar cabaret shows you possibly missed. This show explores everything and nothing, with music new and old by people-you-have-yet-to-hear-of and people-you-wish-were-making-a-guest-appearance. Featuring Joshua Hinck and most of the Misfit Muses. Joshua's current projects include New Work Wednesdays, a web series about musical theatre songwriters and tracking down Carmen Sandiego. He has performed all over, from his grandma's living room, to the Fox Theatre in Detroit, to Tokyo. Featuring the Misfit Muses Maggie McNeil,Allison Mickelson, and Charlie Levy. Directed by Stephanie Card, with arrangements by Scott Wasserman.

54 SINGS THE LIFE

May 17 at 7PM & 9:30PM

$35-50 cover charge. $70-75 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

In 1997, the beloved Broadway musical The Life transported us back to a pre-Disney Times Square-a much grittier time in NYC where hookers, hustlers, and even young dreamers battled it out in a game of survivor. For one night only, The Life returns to the "Great White Way" featuring members of the Tony-nominated original cast. Hear the fantastic Cy Coleman- Ira Gasman score, including the songs "The Oldest Profession", "My Body", "People Magazine", "My Friend", and more. Be sure to "check it out!" Musical directed by Jesse Vargas. Featuring performances by: Chuck Cooper, BellAmy Young, Charl Brown, Felicia Finley, Katy Grenfell, Telly Leung and more.

Charlie Rosen'S BROADWAY BIG BAND

May 18 at 9:30PM

$30-40 cover charge. $70 premium seating. $25 food and beverage minimum.

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! A full sized jazz orchestra composed of seventeen musicians all play bandleader Charlie Rosen's re-imagined arrangements of an eclectic mix of tunes from Broadway's past, present and beyond! Both modern and classic showtunes are on display in this hugely unique and winning evening, sung by the best and brightest of Broadway's young generation of leading performers in the timeless tradition of a big band. Directed by Max Friedman.Featuring performances from Nick Blaemire (Godspell, Dogfight), Tony Nomi



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