NJPAC and 54 Below's New Series Features Linda Lavin and More in IT'S TODAY: MAME Tonight
54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, announces a new partnership with New Jersey Perfoming Arts Center (NJPAC) to present a series of evenings direct from "Broadway's living room" to the audiences at the esteemed arts venue in Newark, NJ. The series, "54 Below at NJPAC," launches with three Saturday night events, originally presented on stage at 54 Below, celebrating the music of legendary Broadway songwriters and featuring all-star Broadway talent.Tonight, Dec. 6, 2014 at 6PM and 8:30PM, NJPAC and 54 Below present "IT'S TODAY: MAME AT NJPAC. Light the candles! Get the ice out! A glittering lineup of Broadway and cabaret stars pays homage to Mame, one of American theater's most cherished musicals.
The cast features Tony Award winner Linda Lavin (Broadway Bound, Gypsy), Dee Hoty (The Will Rogers Follies, Footloose), Tony winner Beth Leavel (The Drowsy Chaperone), Donna Lynne Champlin (Sweeney Todd), Eric Michael Gillett (Kiss Me, Kate), Annie Golden (Xanadu), Hunter Ryan Herdlicka (A Little Night Music), Pamela Myers (Company), Lee Roy Reams (Hello, Dolly!) and a 15-member chorus with Music Direction by John McDaniel.
This special holiday soiree salutes the great Jerry Herman score with acclaimed singers and a brassy trio primed to "coax the blues right outta the horn."
For tickets and more information, visit www.njpac.org/events/detail/54-below-presents-its-today-mame-at-njpac.
New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), located in downtown Newark, New Jersey, is among the largest performing arts centers in the United States and is the artistic, cultural, educational and civic center of New Jersey -- where great performances and events enhance and transform lives every day. As New Jersey's Town Square, NJPAC brings diverse communities together, providing access to all and showcasing the State's and the world's best artists while acting as a leading catalyst in the revitalization of its home city. Through its extensive Arts Education programs, NJPAC is shaping the next generation of artists and arts enthusiasts. NJPAC has attracted over eight million visitors (including more than one million children) since opening its doors in 1997, and nurtures meaningful and lasting relationships with each of its constituents. Visit www.njpac.org or call 888.GO.NJPAC for more information.54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, is the new 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, 54 BELOW is a classically designed state-of-the art nightclub in the theatre district that hosts audiences with warmth and style. The venue provides a food and beverage menu from early evening through the wee hours of the morning that is worthy of the world-class entertainment on the stage. Located at 254 West 54th Street, 54 BELOW features up to three shows nightly with cover charges ranging from $15-$95.