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Patti LuPone, Jeremy Jordan, Annaleigh Ashford & More Set for 54 Below in Coming Months

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

Below find the schedule for upcoming events in November and December:

NOVEMBER AT 54 BELOW:

JEREMY JORDAN
November 1 & 7 at 7PM
November 1, 11, 12 & 13 at 9:30PM

$60-70 cover charge for 11/1 at 7PM. $55-65 cover charge for 11/1 at 9:30PM. $65-75 cover charge for 11/7, 11/13. $50-60 cover charge for 11/11 & 11/12. $95-130 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.

Jeremy Jordan, star of Broadway, film, and television makes his 54 Below and New York City solo concert debut. Recounting iconic and deciding moments from his budding career, Jeremy performs the songs that have defined his swift rise to stardom. Selections include music from Broadway'sNewsies, NBC's "Smash," and his upcoming film The Last 5 Years, along with many of his own personal favorites. Often more comfortable on stage as a character than himself, this bright young artist steps into the solo spotlight for the very first time to tell us a bit of his own fascinating story.

AN EVENING WITH NAT ZEGREE
November 1 at 11:30PM
$20 cover charge. $45 premium seating. $20 food & beverage minimum or two drinks.

After a fantastic 54 Below debut in Carner and Gregor's Barely Legal Cabaret, Nat Zegree has returned with songs of his own. A triple threat; able to act, sing and compose, Nat is taking New York by storm. Already collaborating with writer Eric Holmes ("Smash") on two new musicals, From behind the piano, Nat will premier musical theatre and pop songs with the help of his very talented friends. Come join the party as we welcome a fresh and exciting new voice to the musical theatre community. Nat will be joined on stage by Jessica Vosk (Bridges of Madison County), Ali Ewoldt (Les Miserables), Ray Lee(Honeymoon in Vegas), Johnathan Shew (Wicked), Chloe Williamson (50 Shades: The Musical), and more. The evening is directed by Kenneth Ferrone ("Smash," Sistas, Love Letters).

54 LOVES BILLY JOEL
November 2 at 7PM
November 30 at 9:30PM

$40-50 cover charge for 11/2. $35-45 cover charge for 11/30. $70-75 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.

It's All About Soul when 54 Below salutes the original Piano Man, Billy Joel. We're in a New York State of Mind as some of Broadway's most incomparable voices pay homage to the man who gave us unrivaled tunes like Honesty, She's Always a Woman, Scenes from an Italian Restaurant & So It Goes, among countless others. He's a 23-time Grammy nominee (and a 6-time winner), he's sold more than 150 million records worldwide, and he's a Kennedy Center honoree. What more is there to say? Join us for this very special evening, complete with 4 piece band, lauding this most prolific and ingenious master of music.

LET ME TRY THAT AGAIN: HOSTED BY HUNTER BELL & SUSAN BLACKWELL
November 2 at 9:30PM
$25 cover charge. $200 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.

Hosted by Hunter Bell and Susan Blackwell Great performers relive their terrible performances in the second annual benefit for The Performing Arts Project at 54 Below. On Sunday, November 2nd at 54 Below, Hunter Bell ([title of show], Grinch) and Susan Blackwell ([title of show], "Side By Side by Susan Blackwell") host an evening of fabulous performers sharing video of their most embarrassing moments onstage and then redeeming themselves by recreating that moment. Tony Award-winner Billy Crudup (No Man's Land, Waiting for Godot, The Coast of Utopia), Rose Hemingway (How to Succeed...), Taran Killam ("Saturday Night Live," 12 Years a Slave), Kelli O'Hara (The Bridges of Madison County, Nice Work, South Pacific), Ben Platt (The Book of Mormon, "Pitch Perfect"), Steve Pasquale (The Bridges of Madison County, Reasons to be Pretty, "Rescue Me"), Krysta Rodriguez (First Date, The Addams Family, "Smash"), and more to be announced. Mary-Mitchell Campbell (Big Fish, The Addams Family) will serve as the music director. At the end of the evening, the audience will vote on the star performer who most redeemed themselves through their efforts that night. Bell and Blackwell were the winners of the event last year, which Pasquale developed with his peers in mind. "This benefit is to remind us all that we all have failed. And failed miserably; in my case in particular," says Pasquale. "But it's also to remind us about persistence, and focus, and moving forward. And about recognizing how important it is to not take ourselves too seriously. It will be a crazy fun night." Let Me Try That Again: Take 2 is a benefit for The Performing Arts Project: a not-for-profit organization formed by a group of respected educators and entertainment industry professionals to help prepare the next generation of performers. The Performing Arts Project offers dynamic and constantly evolving annual programming, the cornerstone of which is a three-week summer intensive during the month of July. Funds raised during this benefit will go directly towards scholarships and student programming costs. For more information, visit performingartsproject.com.

PATTI LUPONE
November 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 & 15 at 7PM
November 15 at 9:30PM
$95-105 for 11/3, 11/4, 11/5, 11/6, 11/8, 11/10, 11/14, 11/15 (both shows). $85-95 cover charge for 11/11 and 11/12. $90-100 for 11/13. $145-160 premium seating. $30 food & beverage minimum.

"Patti LuPone generates more raw excitement than any other performer on Broadway. She embodies decades of show business history." -Stephen Holden, The New York Times. Two-time Tony Award winner and 54 Below favorite Patti LuPone returns with Part Two of Far Away Places, the show which she premiered to critical acclaim when 54 Below opened in June 2012. In this continuation of the show (which will include a few encores from the landmark Part One) she further explores her wanderlust, performing songs by an eclectic group of songwriters including Irving Caesar, Billy Joel, David Yazbek, Johnny Mercer and Kris Kristofferson.

IF IT ONLY EVEN RUNS A MINUTE: 13th EDITION
November 3 at 9:30PM
$25-35 cover charge. $50 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.

"An artistically compelling series... displays the blood, guts, sweat and tears that go into making Broadway shows." -AM New York. "Musical theatre know-it-alls will not want to miss this!" -Time Out New York. Sometimes Broadway musicals run forever, like Cats or Les Miserables. But sometimes, Broadway musicals run for only a minute, like Merrily We Roll Along, High Fidelity, or Via Galactica. This is their story. If It Only Even Runs A Minute is the Bistro Award-winning concert series celebrating rare songs, behind-the-scenes tales, and inspiring photos from underappreciated musicals. Created and hosted by 54 Below Director of Programming Jennifer Ashley Tepper and Book of Mormon's Kevin Michael Murphy, with musical direction by Joshua Zecher-Ross, each concert includes performances and stories from original cast members and writers of selected featured shows, as well as new interpretations. The 13th edition of the concert will feature performances from an amazing lineup of Broadway stars to be announced, and will feature stories about & songs from an incredible array of musicals. Previous editions of Runs A Minute have played at the New York Musical Theatre Festival, Caroline's on Broadway, The Laurie Beechman Theatre, Joe's Pub and Le Poisson Rouge. So far, the series has included 252 performers and 149 featured musicals, as well as many songs that have never before been recorded. For more information, check out: http://IfItOnlyEvenRunsAMinute.com. This edition will feature performances from Anna Grace Barlow, Harrison Chad, Robert Creighton, Melissa Errico, Jenn Gambatese, Jenna Leigh Green, Van Hughes, Nikka Graff Lanzarone, Molly Model,Grace Ralbovsky, Charlie Rosen, Joan Shepard, Evan Thompson, and more to be announced. The concert will feature musical selections and stories from All Shook Up, American Passion, Anna Karenina,Blood Red Roses, Comedy, Jimmy, Laughing Room Only, Saved, The Shoestring Revue, Sunny River, and more.

VANISHING POINT WITH KATIE THOMPSON & MORE
November 4 at 9:30PM
$25-35 cover charge. $50 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.

Three of New York's best actress-singers - Farah Alvin (Marvelous Wonderettes, I Love You Because),Kate Shindle (Wonderland, Cabaret) and Katie Thompson (Giant, Pump Boys & Dinettes) appear as three iconic women in selections from Vanishing Point, a new musical by Rob Hartmann, Liv Cummins & Scott Keys. Author Agatha Christie vanished for eleven days in 1926; that same year, evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson vanished for three weeks. Amelia Earhart disappeared during her 1937 round-the-world flight. Amelia was never seen again; Agatha and Aimee never spoke of what happened during their disappearances. Vanishing Point brings the three together as they disappear from the world and decide when - or if - they want to return. Farah Alvin (as Agatha Christie), Kate Shindle (as Amelia Earhart) and Katie Thompson (as Aimee Semple McPherson) present selections from this powerhouse three-woman musical, with music direction by Gillian Berkowitz. Vanishing Point has been seen across the country, including productions in Chicago, Los Angeles and Minneapolis. The show had its international premiere at Teatro Lara in Madrid, Spain, in July.

ANDREA FRIERSON: ME & ELLA
November 5 at 9:30PM
$25-35 cover charge. $50-55 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.

In this love letter to the First Lady of song, Broadway songstress Andrea Frierson seamlessly weaves her unique world of opera singing parents, Negro League pitchers, Bronx beauty shops and 1960's television with Ella Fitzgerald's meteoric rise from young band singer to American icon. Celebrating the timeless melodies and sparkling lyrics that made Ella great, Andrea's brilliant, genre-defying vocals backed by a jazzy trio, led by the incomparable Ron Abel, makes this is a 54 Below debut that you won't want to miss! Helen Hayes award-winner Andrea Frierson has performed leading roles in numerous Broadway productions, including The Lion King (Rafiki), Once on This Island (Erzulie, Goddess of Love, original cast), Marie Christine with Audra McDonald at Lincoln Center Theater, Bring in 'Da Noise/Funk ('Da Singer), For Colored Girls... (original Broadway production), and A Christmas Carol (Young Scrooge's Mother, original cast) at Madison Square Garden. Television audiences may remember Andrea as a 5-time winner and semi-finalist on Ed McMahon's nationally syndicated vocal competition, "Star Search," and as Ms. Melody on "Allegra's Window" (Series Regular, Nickelodeon). A Lincoln Center Theatre workshop production of her first musical play, Lady Be Good, which featured the music of her idol, Ella Fitzgerald, later served as a springboard for me & ella. Andrea is a former Dramatist Guild Fellow, as well as a Parsons' Fund Award winner (Library of Congress) for her musical, Soon of a Mornin', about the quilters of Gee's Bend, Alabama, which premiered in the NYMF Festival as an invited show. She is currently working on an illustrated memoir entitled How NOT to Fall Off a Broadway Stage. www.andreafrierson.com

SIERRA BOGGESS
November 6 at 9:30PM
$55-65 cover charge. $105 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.

Finding the Balance (The Journey Of The Middle Child). Broadway knows her as Ariel in The Little Mermaid, Christine Daae in The Phantom of the Opera and as aspiring opera star Sharon Graham in Master Class. London knows her for her Olivier Award-nominated performance in Love Never Dies and Fantine in Les Miserables. After the success of her solo show Awakening debuted at 54 Below last year, she now returns with a show exploring her life as the middle child, always trying to find balance in the "in between"! It is in that balancing act that we begin to ask the questions and look for growth! Through song, stories and her favorite quotes we will "Find the Balance" together!

JACK O'BRIEN
November 7 & 8 at 9:30PM
$40-50 cover charge. $90-100 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.

I've Still Got My Health, So What Do I Care? Come join Jack O'Brien for a Diamond Jubilee Celebration of a life lived on and off the stage. Tales from Hamlet to Hairspray. Selections from Cole Porter to James Taylor. Stories, songs with an occasional A flat and a surprise guest or two. Directed by Scott Wittman with Musical Director Dan Lipton.

VILLAIN DEBLANKS
November 7 at 11:30PM
$15 cover charge. $35 premium seating. $20 food & beverage minimum or two drinks.

Good news: Phillip DeBlanks is dead! He was a villain, a scoundrel and a lousy dancer. Or was he? Is it possible Phillip DeBlanks was framed by one of his circle of friends? You provide nouns, verbs, adjectives, desserts and body parts, and we provide the laughs - uncensored and unrehearsed - as the cast enact the story using words you've put in their mouths. It's "Clue" meets adult "Mad Libs," performed by some of the funniest people in New York! Like a ride to summer camp in the back of a station wagon, each eye-watering performance is ridiculously one-of-a-kind, and, best of all, the proceeds benefit Broadway Cares. Featuring Klea Blackhurst, Nick Cearley, Bernard Dotson, Cady Huffman, Lesli Margherita and Christopher Sieber, with Heather Shisler.

ASSASSINS IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE
November 9 at 9:30PM
$30-40 cover charge. $60 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.

Sunday... by the blue, purple, yellow, red Hudson! 54 Below continues our popular Sondheim Unplugged series with this very special edition, celebrating the music of two landmark musicals: Assassins and Sunday in the Park with George. Everybody's Got the Right to attend when a collection of esteemed voices from Broadway & beyond delve into treasured Sondheim tunes like Color and Light, The Ballad of Booth, Everybody Loves Louis, Unworthy of Your Love, Finishing the Hat & Another National Anthem. Hosted by 54 Below's own Director of Original Programming and regular Sondheim Unplugged host, Phil Geoffrey Bond, expect special tidbits of backstage folklore along with a wide range of compositions from these two ground-breaking shows, among the most admired in the Sondheimian canon.

THE SONGS OF ADAM WACHTER
November 10 at 9:30PM
$25-35 cover charge. $55 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.

JUST COME TO THIS is an evening presenting the music, lyrics, and arrangements of Adam Wachter. Known primarily as a music director and accompanist, this concert is Adam's public "coming out" as a composer/lyricist! Expect to hear original songs from Adam's new musical Tarrytown, the hit web series Submissions Only and The Battery's Down, and new material written specifically for this show, as well as original arrangements of well-known songs created for various concerts from Adam's prolific career as a music director, all performed by a starry group of his Broadway-veteran friends. Directed by Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Musical Direction by Paul Staroba. Cast: Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Derek Klena, AnnMarie Milazzo, Chelsea Packard, Geoff Packard, Bobby Steggert, Alysha Umphress, Jake Wilson, The Workshop, Corey Mach, Anne L. Nathan and Vanessa Ray.

POP NATION SINGS BOY BANDS AND POP PRINCESSES
November 14 at 9:30PM
$25-35 cover charge. $60 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.

On November 14th at 9:30PM the cast of the forthcoming production Pop Nation will gather at 54 Below to sing the greatest hits of their favorite late 90's boy bands and pop princesses. Audiences can expect to hear their favorite tunes by the Backstreet Boys, *NSync, Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, Ricky Martin, Kelly Clarkson, and more as this close-knit cast celebrates one of the greatest eras in Pop Music history. The cast includes Robert Hager (Spring Awakening, Bye Bye Birdie), Lauren Zakrin(Rock of Ages; Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812), Austin Colby (Smokey Joe's Café), Chris Dwan(Harmony, Oklahoma!), Isabelle ("This Is Me," American Idol), Tony nominee Jonathan C. Kaplan(Falsettos), Aashley Morgan (Rent), Jennifer Noble (Ghost), Thom Sesma (The Times They Are A Changin', Man Of La Mancha), Mack Shirilla (Big River, Children of Eden), Michael Tacconi (A Little More Alive), Josh Tolle (Next to Normal) and Tashiana Washington ("Gimme The Loot"). American Idol'sAnthony Fedorov (Rent, LES MISERABLES) will appear in a very special on-screen video performance. The evening will be produced and music directed by Benjamin Rauhala.

A NIGHT LIKE THIS BY ALEXANDER SAGE OYEN
November 15 at 11:30PM
$15 cover charge. $35 premium seating. $20 food & beverage minimum or two drinks.

Nothing changes. Katie, Dan, and Ryan were inseparable in high school, but things fell apart. After four years of radio silence, the three return to their hometown for a friend's funeral- a confrontation is unavoidable. Will the past stay past? Will the dead stay dead? Who can say on A Night Like This.Alexander Sage Oyen's A Night Like This is sharp, emotional, and ready for its New York premiere within an intimate concert setting. Join us for an acoustic night of theatre where three friends reconcile their past. Alexander Sage Oyen is the recipient of the 2014 ASCAP Foundation's Lucille and Jack Yellen Award for promising lyricists. His musicals include Outlaws, A Night Like This, Money$hot!, and Moment by Moment. He and collaborator James Presson were awarded the 2013-2014 Dramatist Guild Fellowship, and their musical Outlaws was a 2014 NAMT Finalist and was the recipient of the 2014 ASCAP Workshop. He was named one of Playbill's "Contemporary Musical Theatre Writers You Should Know," and he was selected for the 2014 Johnny Mercer Songwriter's Project. His music has been heard at 54 Below, Joe's Pub, The Signature Theatre, New World Stages, The Laurie Beechman Theatre and venues in Thailand, London and The Netherlands. He is the proud owner of a dog named after a scandalous politician.

WE GOT YOU BABE: 54 SHARES CHER
November 16 at 7PM
$30-40 cover charge. $70 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.

Bang! Bang! A motley crew of Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves (who also happen to be some of Broadway & cabaret's best vocalists) assemble at 54 Below to celebrate the music of this Oscar/Emmy/Grammy & Golden Globe-winning Half Breed. Accompanied by a hot pop band,Turn Back Time with the music of this Dark Lady, & delight in songs spanning a legendary career that has endured for over fifty years of hits; proving, You Haven't Seen the Last of Her Yet! One thing you won't be saying that night? ... Take Me Home.

THE MUSIC OF ALEX RYBECK FEATURING LIZ & ANN HAMPTON CALLAWAY & MORE
November 16 at 9:30PM
$30-40 cover charge. $70 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.

Best known as the highly sought-after pianist/arranger for vocalists such as Liz & Ann Hampton Callaway, Faith Prince, Jeff Harnar & many others, Alex is also a prolific composer, mentored by Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim & Stephen Schwartz. For one special night of music, Rybeck showcases his very own compositions, featuring some pretty amazing vocalists, including the aforementioned Callaway Sisters, Faith Prince, Kevin Dozier and more! Alex's recorded songs include What a Funny Boy He Is (Nancy LaMott) & Bless Your Heart (Faith Prince), and he's written with collaborators as diverse as the great Michael Stewart, Carol Hall & Ira Gasman, among others. With Jered Egan (bass), Dan Gross (drums), & Alex himself at the piano.

CHASING THE DAY: THE MUSIC OF WILL VAN DYKE
November 17 at 7PM & 9:30PM
$35-45 cover charge for 7PM show. $30-40 cover charge for 9:30PM show. $55-70 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.

Originally released as an album on Sh-K-Boom Records in October 2010, Chasing the Day has been reimagined as a song cycle about breaking up, breaking down, and breaking through, and will soon be available for theatrical licensing. Featuring four singers, Chasing the Day explores the best of Will Van Dyke's collaboration with co-lyricist Josh Halloway (Jimmy Kimmel Live!), as well as additional work with Randy Blair and Rick Elice. The evening will include all of the original tracks from the album, as well as all-new original material penned for the theatrical piece. Written on the road, aboard planes, across time zones, between sets, in hotel lobbies, at 24-hour coffee shops, miles apart, when the thought of home is your only companion-Chasing the Day is about the places life takes us and the people who bring us back. Starring Annaleigh Ashford, Matt Doyle, Tamika Lawrence and Preston Sadleir, directed by Kerry Whigham with musical direction by Dominick Amendum.

CHRISTINE ANDREAS
November 18, 19, 21 & 22 at 7PM
$35-45 cover charge. $65-70 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.

"She delicately kills with the sheer beauty of her voice." -The New York Times. After a triumphant run last fall, Christine Andreas returns to 54 Below with a brand new evening of song. LOVE IS GOOD is Christine's most personal show.... Together with her husband, award-winning composer Martin Silvestri, Christine has fashioned a warm, witty, and beautiful evening of music drawn from the American songbook and Broadway. The program will also include some very personal original songs, performed with an energy that can only evolve with the intimacy of a 22-year-old musical relationship! Originally conceived for a command performance at the White House in the intimate setting of the presidential living room, Christine and Martin have created a sophisticated, romantic evening crafted to show the power of brilliant lyrics set to unforgettable melodies...Rodgers & Hart, Lerner & Loewe, Gershwin, Piaf, and a few surprises that we promise will lighten your spirit and make your heart sing!

VOX POP THE MUSICAL
November 18 at 9:30PM
$25-35 cover charge. $50 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.

David Davila's VOX POP: In Concert at 54 Below! The zany, award-winning musical theatre writer from South Texas premieres songs from his upcoming musical, VOX POP: a musical prophecy. David Davila has played sold-out concerts of his work at the Laurie Beechman Theatre, the Triad, the Underground, and The West End Lounge. His shows have been presented at the Intar Theatre and the Davenport Theatre. In a dystopian world where bees have become mythological creatures, and human slaves must pollinate the crops, a young pollinator's life is turned upside down when she becomes the center of the Voxist revolution. But is she really the "chosen one" that will fulfill the ancient Vox Pop prophecy? VOX POP features the songs "Be The Change," "Closer," "All Good Things," "Propaganda," "Vox Pop," and others. Starring: Michael McCorry Rose (Wicked), Emma Hunton (Wicked), Daniel Quadrino(Newsies), Desi Oakley (Evita), Jaime Cepero (SMASH), Gabrielle Ruiz (In The Heights), Charles Barksdale (Sister Act), Mariela Flor Olivo, Jose Sepulveda and more to be announced!http://www.daviddavila.net/

BENJAMIN SCHEUER & THE ESCAPIST PAPERS
November 19 at 9:30PM
$25-35 cover charge. $55 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.

"Benjamin Scheuer is New York's next great young songwriter. His music stirs the soul, his lyrics pierce the heart. He has wit, grace, power, and consistently dips his pen into the deepest emotional well." -Andrew Lippa. Fresh from his one-man show The Lion at the Manhattan Theatre Club, and a UK tour with Mary Chapin Carpenter, Benjamin Scheuer makes his 54 Below Debut. The New York Times calls Scheuer, "A naturally appealing performer with an ingratiating soft touch," who plays "reflective pop-folk songs with catchy choruses and just the occasional burst of angst." He'll be performing with his band, Escapist Papers, comprised of bass-player/synthesist Geoff Kraly, and drummer Josh Dion. Don't miss this incredible evening of acoustic, intimate music at 54 Below.

UNSUNG CAROLYN LEIGH
November 20 at 7 & 9:30PM
$25-35 cover charge. $50 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.

After a triumphant premiere at Lincoln Center, Unsung Carolyn Leigh, by the acclaimed UnsungMusicalsCo., comes to 54 Below. With an illustrious catalogue boasting such popular standards as "The Best is Yet to Come," "Witchcraft," and "Hey, Look Me Over," legendary lyricist Carolyn Leigh spent three decades perfecting her own indelible brand of smart, sexy, sophisticated songwriting. UnsungMusicalsCo. continues its celebration of the Tony- and Grammy-nominated icon with Unsung Carolyn Leigh, Vol. 2, an all-new, jazz-infused evening that highlights the inimitable artist's little-known works including several items written with Jule Styne for the 1976 revueHellzapoppin', two trunk songs from How Now, Dow Jones, and a lost musical number penned with Elmer Bernstein for the troubled tryout of I Do! I Do! Interspersed with a handful of Ms. Leigh's early career hits, the intimate evening features rare audio clips of the lyricist and more than twenty remarkable melodies. With: Sara Gettelfinger, Sarah Stiles, Teal Wicks, Donna Bullock and Jenn Gambatese.

RENÉ MARIE
November 21 & 22 at 9:30PM
$40-50 cover charge. $75 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.

"Make sure to remember the name: René Marie. A jazz singer with the talent, the imagination, and the sheer presence to be included in the very top level of performers." -LA Times. "René Marie is a worthy successor to Eartha Kitt as a singer, one who demands a bigger platform to showcase her skills!" -The Wall Street Journal. I Wanna Be Evil (With Love to Eartha Kitt) is René Marie's brilliant new album, solidifying her reputation as the most provocative risk-taker among today's jazz divas. Featuring star turns by trombonist Wycliffe Gordon, trumpeter Etienne Charles and Australia's Adrian Cunningham, the album debuted at #2 on iTunes US and #1 on iTunes France. In her live show, René will celebrate the divine Ms. Kitt and her fiery, sensual and clever interpretations of songs. With her incredible range of vocal ability, her powerful emotional resonance and strong independent streak, René Marie is the perfect entertainer for the job. From "My Heart Belongs to Daddy" to "Santa Baby" to "Let's Do It," one of today's most acclaimed vocalists celebrates one of yesteryear's favorite diva legends.

THE WORST PEOPLE YOU KNOW
November 22 at 11:30PM
$10 cover charge. $25 premium seating. $20 food & beverage minimum or two drinks.

MAZEL TOV, BITCHES!!! Composer Natalie Tenenbaum and lyricist Kevin Wanzor are uniting to take on and expose the tasteless, the perviest, and the WORST people you know. Everyone from the nail-clipping subway rider to the vaguebooker to the Times Square Elmo are invited. Come and finally find some enjoyment in these otherwise irritating people you know. Performed by some of the best performers you know, this no-holds-barred concert unites Tenenbaum and Wanzor as they explore the hysterical depths of all the pet peeves. Composer & pianist Natalie Tenenbaum has appeared as soloist and with orchestras across Israel, Europe, Asia and the US, performing in venues such as Lincoln Center, Korea's National Theater, Jerusalem Music Center, the Kennedy Center, Berlin's Konzerthaus. Graduate of the Juilliard School, Natalie premiered her own compositions at Carnegie Hall, Harvard University, Merkin Hall, The National Arts Gallery (New York), Tel Aviv Museum Of Art, The Blue Note. Natalie is a recipient of scholarships from the America-Israel cultural foundation as well as Ronen Foundation. She is a winner of the 2012 Harrington Award and the 2013 Jean Banks Award (BMI) and a member of the Dramatists Guild. Kevin Wanzor is a playwright, bookwriter and lyricist. A musical adaptation of his short play,The Beginning and the End, was selected by Emerson College for their Developmental Lab Series. He is the co-winner (with Anna Dagmar) of a 2014 MASC Silver Award. Kevin is also a professional performer with credits that range from Mamet to Cats. An alum of Syracuse University, he is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America and Actor's Equity. Kevin currently participates as both a lyricist and librettist in the Lehman Engel BMI Musical Theatre Advanced Workshop.

ANN HAMPTON CALLAWAY
November 23, 24, 25, 26, 28, 29 at 7PM
$40-50 cover charge for 11/23. $50-60 cover charge for 11/24, 11/25 & 11/26. $60-70 cover charge for 11/28. $65-70 cover charge 11/29. $25 food & beverage minimum.

Tony-nominated Broadway star and multiple MAC Award winner Ann Hampton Callaway brings a new personal and inspiring show to 54 Below. Called Turning Points, the show explores the milestones of life as celebrated through song. Backed by The Ted Rosenthal Trio, Callaway sings classics from the Great American Songbook, Broadway, jazz and pop as well as songs the Platinum Award winning songwriter has penned.

SETH SIKE SINGS JUDY GARLAND
November 23 at 9:30PM
$25-35 cover charge. $60-70 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.

Back by popular demand, Seth Sikes returns to 54 Below in an evening of Judy Garland's most celebrated songs-some of them in her key. Mostly known in the theater as an Assistant Director (on shows like The Nance, Tribes, and Pageant), Sikes gets on the stage this time with a seven-piece band to recount how Garland captivated him as a young boy in Paris, TX, and to sing her greatest hits. Surprise special guests may also appear. The evening was co-conceived by Tony Winner Lisa Lambert and directed by Eric Gililland. Orchestrations are by Matt Aument, and the Music Director is Mark Hartman.

ALLISON CASE & ANDREW KOBER
November 24 at 9:30PM
$25-35 cover charge. $50 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.

Having recently celebrated their 30th birthdays, Case and Kobes-two talented friends and happy hippies-have created a show to capture and celebrate life at this moment. The set list features a mix of musical theatre and pop/rock, covering artists from Ray Charles to Sara Bareilles, and offers an honest reflection of Allison and Andrew's excitement and fear as they face "adult things." You know, those things that take you by surprise, like realizing that all of your friends are getting married and having babies; or that you'll officially never be cast in Spring Awakening; or that you'd prefer to wake up without a hangover and listen to NPR on Sunday morning. (You too?!) They/we/THIS IS 30. Join Case and Kobes for an evening of incredible music, a bit of silliness, and a lot of heart. Allison Case and Andrew Kober met onstage in Hair at The Public's Delacorte Theater, and while they were with the production in London they became "Case and Kobes" hosting a radio show for SiriusXM On Broadway. Andrew can currently be seen in the Broadway revival of LES MISERABLES, and Allison appeared this spring in the new musical Fly by Night at Playwrights Horizons. Between them, Allison and Andrew have performed in countless concerts, readings and workshops all over the city, and they are thrilled to be bringing THIS IS 30 to 54 Below after having debuted the piece at The Cutting Room in April.

DAVID BURTKA
November 25 & 26 at 9:30PM
$60- 70 cover charge for 11/25. $50-60 cover charge for 11/26. $50-70 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.

David Burtka earned raves for his work in New York theater in both plays and musicals, including the role of Tulsa in the 2003 Broadway revival of Gypsy - but the call of the West Coast pulled him away for nearly a decade. Back and back for good, David is ready to leave a new impression on the New York scene! Director Neil Patrick Harris has taken the conventional cabaret structure and turned it upside down, creating a show unlike anything that has been seen before. Add the musical direction of Seth Rudetsky and you're in for something special. Funny yet emotional, energetic yet raw - Burtka, Davidwill be a night to remember at 54 Below.

ANTHONY NUNZIATA
November 28 at 9:30PM
$30-40 cover charge. $65 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.

Recording artist, singer and entertainer Anthony Nunziata makes his solo concert debut at 54 below. Backed by a three-piece swinging band, led by musical director and arranger Tedd Firth, Anthony brings his charming personality and golden tenor voice to definitive interpretations of classic songs. Anthony performs an eclectic collection of songs from the stage and screen to jazz and pop including "Somewhere," "The Way You Look Tonight," "O Sole Mio," "Just the Way You Are," and "Come Rain or Come Shine." "Blessed with a strong voice and leading man looks" - The Wall Street Journal.

FRANK SHINER
November 29 at 9:30PM
$30-40 cover charge. $25 food & beverage minimum.
FRANK SHINER RETURNS TO 54 BELOW.

"Just when you thought that Josh Groban and Michael Buble' held the patent on amazing voices, along comes Frank Shiner to shatter those preconceived notions." -LA Examiner "Frank Shiner is a performer that has the passion of the classic great musicians like, Frank Sinatra and Bobby Darin. He shines because he isn't afraid to embrace that era of classic music, even though some of this lyrics and vocal delivering offers up a feeling of a different generation." 4 Stars - thecelebritycafe.com. Winner of two 2014 LA Music Critic Awards. The career path Frank Shiner originally envisioned took an unexpected detour. Starting out as a singer and actor, he appeared in more than 60 theater and television roles (at the time appearing using his middle name Matthew). To make ends meet he was also the bottle flipping bartender at the legendary nightspot Visage who Tom Cruise came to see while preparing for his role in Cocktail. Eventually, Shiner made the difficult decision to put his career on hold to raise his family. Fast forward to today and his triumphant encore from his sold-out show earlier this summer at 54 Below. Prompted by his wife's bout with breast cancer and at her urging, Shiner took the stage at a local venue for the first time in years and suddenly the feelings and the desire to perform came rushing back, resulting in one helluva comeback. A meeting with some music industry heavyweights resulted in The Real Me, Frank Shiner's aptly titled show and critically acclaimed new album which was just named BEST CD: Male by the LA Music Critics, with his Top 5 hit "Feels Like Home," written by Randy Newman, winning Best Single. His new 54 Below show takes hidden gems from famous songwriters and showcases them in their proper light. From the "deliciously jazzy" simplicity of Elvis Costello's "Almost Blue," to the "cool, sexy" rhythms of his new single, Tom Waits' "Temptation, to the virtually unknown Doc Pomus and Dr. John song "A World I Never Made," to Jimmy Webb's sinfully good "It's A Sin When You Love Somebody," to a couple of standouts from Paul Simon's One Trick Pony Soundtrack, "Long Long Day," and "Nobody," this is the modern American Songbook at it's finest, performed by a vocalist who captures the essence and mood of each song beautifully. Get ready for a night of great music and memorable stories with an equal mix of laughter and tears.

BADIA FARHA
November 29 at 11:30PM
$20 cover charge. $45 premium seating. $20 food & beverage minimum or two drinks.

Joined by a six-piece band and special guest Joe Iconis, Badia Farha (aka Lady Rose) brings her original songs and "R&B/Soul +" style to 54 Below. Lady Sings For You features original songs from Badia's solo album Still Waiting? and newly released radio hit Don't Know, as well as a tribute to Carmen McCrae and Aretha Franklin, and a bit of bossa nova jazz. As an NYC-based singer, songwriter, and actress, Badia has been seen off-Broadway in Sistas: The Musical and Joe Iconis' Things to Ruin, at A Tribute to Alan Menken at Lincoln Center, as well as in the national and international tours of Little Shop of Horrors and Rent. Badia was also a back up singer for "America's Got Talent." www.badiafarha.com

SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED
November 30 at 7PM
$30-40 cover charge. $65 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.

A celebrated New York event since 2010, the Bistro Award-winning series Sondheim Unplugged features some of Broadway and cabaret's most dynamic voices, accompanied by piano only. 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 Cariou, Victoria Mallory, Donna McKechnie & Chip Zien - so you never know who might drop in. Sondheim Unplugged is hosted by series creator Phil Geoffrey Bond, who will fill the audience in on Sondheimien facts, history & assorted tidbits of theatrical lore! Come join the party!

DECEMBER AT 54 BELOW:

ANNALEIGH ASHFORD
December 1, 8 & 15 at 9:30PM
$35-45 cover charge. $60-75 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.

54 BELOW CELEBRATES FRANK WILDHORN
December 2 & 3 at 7PM
December 5 & 6 at 7PM & 9:30PM
$50-60 cover charge. $90-100 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.

THE CIVILIANS: A PRETTY FILTHY EVENING
December 2 at 9:30PM
$25-35 cover charge. $55 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.

MARTIN MORAN & JOSEPH THALKEN
December 3 at 9:30PM
$30-40 cover charge. $60-65 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.

MATT DOYLE & THE WHISKEY 5
December 4 & 23 at 9:30PM
$30-40 cover charge for 12/4. $35-45 cover charge for 12/23. $70 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.

GIOIA TO THE WORLD: MY HOLIDAY HELL
December 6 at 11:30PM
$25 cover charge. $50 premium seating. $20 food & beverage minimum or two drinks.

54 SINGS MAME
December 7 at 7PM & 9:30PM
$40-50 cover charge. $75-85 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.

ANDREW LIPPA'S A LITTLE PRINCESS IN CONCERT
December 8 & 16 at 7PM
$30-40 cover charge. $55 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.

BECAUSE WE'RE F#CKING TALENTED
December 8 at 11:30PM
$20 cover charge. $45 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.

LAURA OSNES
December 9, 12, 13 & 15 at 7PM
December 13 at 9:30PM
$55-65 cover charge. $100-115 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.

THE SPIDEY BOYS HOLIDAY SHOW WITH JAKE ODMARK, ADAM ROBERTS & BRANDON RUBENDALL
December 9 at 9:30PM
$25-35 cover charge. $55 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.

THE SOUND OF MUSIC NUNS' CHRISTMAS PARTY
December 12 at 9:30PM
$30-40 cover charge. $65 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.

FOREVER DEADWARD: THE VAMPIRE MUSICAL PARODY
December 16 at 9:30PM
$25-35 cover charge. $55 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum

LORNA LUFT
December 17 at 7PM
December 18 at 7PM & 9:30PM
$45-55 cover charge. $85 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.

THE VON TRAPP CHILDREN: FROM SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE!
December 17 at 9:30PM
$25-35 cover charge. $65 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.

THE 7TH ANNUAL JOE ICONIS CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR
December 19 & 20 at 8PM & 11PM
$30-40 cover charge for 8PM shows. $25-35 cover charge for 11PM shows. $55 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.

LIZ CALLAWAY
December 22, 23, 24, 26 & 27 at 7PM
$35-45 cover charge for 12/22, 12/23 & 12/24. $50-60 cover charge for 12/26 & 12/27. $80-100 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.

JAMES SNYDER
December 22 at 9:30PM
$35-45 cover charge. $25 food & beverage minimum.

DONNY MOST
December 27 at 9:30PM
$35-45 cover charge. $60-75 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.

SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED
December 28 at 7PM
$30-40 cover charge. $65 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.

ASPECTS OF ANDREW: LLOYD WEBBER @ 54
December 28 at 9:30PM
$30-40 cover charge. $55-60 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.


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