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This October and November 54 BELOW presents a 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 October and November:

OCTOBER AT 54 BELOW:

TONY DESARE
October 1, 3, 4, 5 at 7PM
$30-40 cover charge on 10/1. $35-45 cover charge on 10/3, 10/4 & 10/5. $25 food & beverage minimum.

Acclaimed vocalist Tony DeSare returns to 54 Below with a brand new show: Night Life. The postmodern version of the classic, elegant New York night club of the 1950's show will be brought to life in the only New York City night club left that still truly captures that ambiance. Tony DeSare's new show will explore some of the most hauntingly beautiful and memorable melodies ever written, both old and new, plus a few new DeSare originals. From Cole Porter and Duke Ellington to Bob Dylan, Paul Simon and Willie Nelson, the only requirement is a sophisticated, romantic and swinging melody. Add in a martini or two and you have the quintessential night out on the town. Featuring Tony's quartet led by Tedd Firth on piano with Edward Decker on guitar, Steve Doyle on bass and Michael Klopp on drums. Although the following songs are subject to change, they represent the type of material Tony will be performing: "To Make You Feel My Love" (Bob Dylan), a song covered by Billy Joel, Garth Brooks, and Adele, is interpreted here by Tony for Night Life in a true romantic 'DeSare' mood. Nightclubs have been swinging Cole Porter songs as soon as the ink was dry on them, and "It's All Right With Me" has remained a fresh and exciting choice for over 6 decades. It may come as a surprise to the audience that the title song of this evening - "Night Life," was one of songwriter Willie Nelson's earliest hits. It has since become a jazz standard - and the anchor for this evening's set list. Other selections will include American Songbook tunes written by Henry Mancini and Leslie Bricusse; Leon Russell; and Billy Strayhorn. In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning - a Sinatra classic written by David Mann and Bob Hilliard, captures the 'noir' mood ever present in the clubs of an earlier time. It is also a perfect entr'acte salute to what is nearly the beginning of the Chairman's 100th birthday year celebration - which Tony is anticipating with great enthusiasm. Night Life, a night to remember and a night to look ahead - with Tony DeSare.

ISABEL ROSE
October 1 at 9:30PM
$25-35 cover charge. $25 food & beverage minimum.

Isabel Rose celebrates her exciting, new 60s-flavored CD release, Trouble In Paradise (distributed by Red, a division of SONY records) with a sexy, splashy, Vegas-inflected, unapologetically joyful hour of entertainment. Sporting a five-piece band plus two dancing girls, Isabel delivers favorites from the American Songbook and pop canon, delighting audiences with her wit, timing and sassy interpretations. "She goes stiletto-to-stiletto with Ann-Margret!" raves JazzTimes, while John Kerr of The New York Times writes, "Miss Rose knows how to belt them out and delivers big production numbers with appeal." "A star is born," agrees Vogue Magazine. If you're looking for a fun night out that's glamorous and retro, this is it.

IGOR BUTMAN AND THE MOSCOW JAZZ ORCHESTRA
October 2 & 3 at 9:30PM
$40-50 cover charge. $25 food & beverage minimum.

Former US President Bill Clinton called Igor Butman, "my favorite living saxophone player!" Now Igor returns to 54 Below, after his sold-out engagement last fall. Butman is renowned the world over as a supremely gifted jazz virtuoso, composer and arranger, band leader, impresario, and club owner. Playing alongside him is the Moscow State Jazz Orchestra (aka Igor Butman Big Band), a swinging and lyrical band in the tradition of the Duke Ellington and Count Basie Big Bands. You will not want to miss this dynamic evening of international jazz!

SHANKTUNES: A NIGHT OF ORIGINAL SONGS BY LYNNE SHANKEL
October 2 at 11:30PM
$25 cover charge. $20 food & beverage minimum or two drinks.

An evening of original songs by Drama Desk-nominated orchestrator/arranger Lynne Shankel. Lynne will be joined onstage by some of New York's finest talent for a fun-filled evening of her blend of pop, R&B, swing and musical theatre. ShankTunes will feature songs from the recent Off-Broadway production of bare, as well as premieres of brand new songs. The evening will be directed by Stafford Arima. Lynne Shankel is best known for her arrangements and orchestrations of musicals such as Altar Boyz, Allegiance, and Cry-Baby. She has written arrangements for dozens of artists including Lea Salonga, Chita Rivera, Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley, Telly Leung, Lindsay Mendez, and Chester Gregory. She has orchestrated for composers including Stephen Flaherty, David Bryan, Matt Sklar and Zachary Redler. Cast: Frenie Acoba (Matilda), Jenn Colella (If/Then, Chaplin, High Fidelity), Elizabeth Judd (Spiderman, bare: the musical), Derek Klena (Wicked, Bridges Of Madison County, Dogfight), Alice Lee (Heathers, bare: the musical, ABC's Rising Star), Telly Leung (Godspell, Wicked, Glee), Lindsay Mendez (Wicked, Dogfight, Godspell), Kenita Miller (The Color Purple, Xanadu), Ryann Redmond(If/Then, Bring It On), James Snyder (If/Then, Cry-Baby), Taylor Trensch (The Curious Incident... Matilda, bare: the musical), and Noah Zachary (Dear Edwina, Poster Boy)

BACK TO THE GARDEN: THE MUSIC OF JONI MITCHELL, CAROLE KING & LAURA NYRO
October 4 at 9:30PM
$30-40 cover charge. $25 food & beverage minimum.

After a sold out performance this spring, Back to the Garden returns to 54 Below! Back to the Garden celebrates folk-rock trailblazers Joni Mitchell, Carole King and Laura Nyro. Challenged by the traditional images of women in the music industry, they bravely explored territory outside the accepted confines of popular music. These prolific singer-songwriters paved the way for women in music, art and life. Back to the Garden pays tribute to these women, their influence and inspiration. FeaturingMelissa Hammans (Company, Smokey Joe's Cafe), Shaleah Adkisson (Hair, Rent), and Maddy Wyatt(Band of Wyatt). Directed by Amy Jones (Good Ol' Girls, Broadway Backwards) and Musical Direction byDebra Barsha (Jersey Boys, Radiant Baby).

THE SKIVVIES
October 4 at 11:30PM
$35-45 cover charge. $25 food & beverage minimum.

This "musically thrilling" undie-rock, comedy-pop duo don't just strip down their musical arrangements, they literally strip down to their underwear to perform their distinctive mashups and eccentric originals for cello and ukulele, with touches of glockenspiel, melodica, and a surprising array of under-used instruments. Award-winning singer-actors Lauren Molina (Marry Me a Little, Sweeney Todd, Rock of Ages) and Nick Cearley (Pageant, All Shook Up) became YouTube sensations as The Skivvies, with living room videos that displayed their powerful harmonies as well as their powerful abs. Those clips led to live shows that The Wall Street Journal called "smart, sophisticated...ingenious," and Out Magazine, "The Skivvies have managed to carve out a niche that we never knew needed to exist: part Weird Al- parody and part sexy burlesque...an unusual explosion of satire and sultry." They also have a single and music video directed by Augusten Burroughs, bestselling author of Running With Scissors. They will be joined by special guest stars who will strip down and rock out. Expect a hilarious evening of genre-hopping pop perfection.

BROADWAY LOVES LEN: CARIOU AT 75
October 5 at 9:30PM
$35-45 cover charge. $25 food & beverage minimum.

Attend the tale of Broadway legend, Len Cariou! A bevy of Broadway's best honor this great gentlemen of Broadway on the occasion of his 75th birthday, including appearances from James Earl Jones,Nathan Lane, Betty Buckley, Liz & Ann Hampton Callaway, Liz Robertson, Veanne Cox, Lee Roy Reams, Sarah Rice & many more! From his Tony award-winning role in Sweeney Todd to his creation of roles in A Little Night Music, Applause & Dance a Little Closer among many others, Broadway has been in love with Len for nearly 50 years. Now, 54 Below is delighted to celebrate his 75th year with a star-studded tribute to this great thespian. Expect tributes, musical and otherwise, from some of the many stars who've shared the stage & screen with him, & maybe even a tune from the man of the hour himself!

PAMELA BOB
October 6 at 9:30PM
$25-35 cover charge. $25 food & beverage minimum.

Pamela Bob, of A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, performs in a theatrical evening featuring the unusual and dynamic songs of Ellen Mandel and Michael Lydon, from jazzy ballads to lyrical settings of modern poetry, with a bit of bluesy funk for good measure. With Ellen Mandel on piano, Michael Lydon on guitar, and Pamela on vocals and ukulele, the group has performed several times downtown in NYC at the Cornelia Street Cafe, and on the New Gallery Concert Series in Boston. The performance will be directed by DJ Salisbury. Ellen Mandel has composed music for over sixty plays for the Mint, Jean Cocteau Rep, Phoenix Theatre Ensemble, and Riverside Shakespeare in New York, and many regionals. She has written five film scores, and recorded four CDs of her "ardent, spiky, and freshly organic songs", according to the New York Times. Michael Lydon, a pioneering rock writer and founding editor of Rolling Stone Magazine, interviewed Janis Joplin, the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, B.B. King, and wrote Ray Charles: Man and Music, the definitive biography of the Genius. He is an East Village songwriter, whose forte is writing delicious jazzy tunes that inspire comparisons to classics from the American Songbook.

RANDY GRAFF
October 7 & 21 at 7PM
$35-45 cover charge. $25 food & beverage minimum.

Back by popular demand - with new songs! George Gershwin. Carole King. Betty Comden. Harry Nilsson. Barry Manilow. Barbra Whatsername... What do these great writers and artists have in common? They were all born in Brooklyn! Also from the fourth largest city in America is Tony Award winner Randy Graff (City of Angels, Les Miserables), who will sing the music of artists from her hometown, backed up by a slammin' trio of musicians. "Made in Brooklyn" is the personal and musical story of Randy herself - one more great performer from Canarsie!

JOANNA GLEASON WITH WELL STRUNG
October 7 & 21 at 9:30PM
October 14 at 10PM
$45-55 cover charge. $25 food & beverage minimum.

54 Below is delighted to welcome back Tony Award winner Joanna Gleason! Accompanied by Well Strung, the dazzling modern-day string quartet, Joanna's fantasy and real lives intersect underscored by tunes ranging from Billy Joel to Dave Frishberg to Johnny Mathis, with maybe even a little walk through the woods. Revered by Broadway audiences for her unforgettable (& award-winning) portrayal of The Baker's Wife in the original company of Into the Woods, New York has also embraced Joanna in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Nick and Nora and Sons of The Prophet among others, racking up all of the major theatre awards along the way. This is to say nothing of her film and TV work, which includes Boogie Nights, Crimes & Misdemeanors, The Wedding Planner, the upcoming Last Vegas and a whole host of other projects. It's the cabaret event of the fall as this eloquent, witty and thoroughly delightful star graces our stage. Be there!

AMANDA MCBROOM & GEORGE BALL
October 8 at 7PM
October 14 at 7:30PM
$30-40 cover charge. $25 food & beverage minimum.

Amanda McBroom - American international cabaret performer and writer of the hit song, "The Rose," and her husband, multi-award winning musical theater lion George Ball - present the New York debut of their show, Some Enchanted Evening - Love Songs for Grownups. Some Enchanted Evening takes a deep dive into love with humor and feeling, through songs by such illustrious songwriters as Cole Porter, Jacques Brel, Kurt Weill, Stephen Sondheim, and of course, McBroom herself. The couple met doingJacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris and starred in the original off-Broadway production. They have appeared together in Sweeney Todd and other shows in New York, Los Angeles, regionally and internationally. McBroom is a Golden Globe winner lauded for her talent for writing exceptional songs that are witty and profound and flush with feelings. Never over-the-top, her work seethes with a passion that is artfully funneled into music and lyrics revealed so well in her two most popular songs, "The Rose" (from the Bette Midler film of the same name) and "Errol Flynn," which McBroom wrote about her father, the actor David Bruce who worked with Flynn and Gary Cooper. McBroom's songs have been recorded by Leanne Rimes, Barry Manilow, Judy Collins, Barbara Cook, Anne Murray, Harry Belafonte, Betty Buckley, Stephanie Mills and The Manhattan Transfer, among others. George Ball, a star of the Broadway production of Brel, has just released his Debut CD, Think of Me (Gecko/LML), a collection of theater songs, Americana-tinged heartbreakers and story songs. He is a much-lauded actor and the recipient of two Robbies, an L.A. Drama Critics Circle Awards, the Dramalogue Award, and a Rep Award. His bold baritone, often compared to George Hearn and the late John Raitt, is put to use in a more contemporary fashion on Think of Me, with thoughtful, fresh arrangements by Michele Brourman and Stephan Oberhoff. With music by (among others) Bruce Springsteen and Mike Reid,Think of Me is a true surprise!

54 SINGS SINATRA
October 8 at 9:30PM
$35-45 cover charge. $25 food & beverage minimum.

Featuring an all-star cast of Broadway & cabaret luminaries to be announced... Frank Sinatra is the most beloved and admired singer of our lifetime. He sold 150 million records and won 11 Grammy Awards, but that hardly begins to tell his story. 54 Below will honor Francis Albert Sinatra with an extraordinary evening of his most famous hits from throughout his career. The concert will offer Sinatra's early songs like "All or Nothing at All" and "I'll Never Smile Again," mid-career hits like "In the Wee Small Hours" and "Come Fly With Me," and from there to the classic years with songs like "It Was a Very Good Year," "Strangers in the Night," and "That's Life." Fascinating and little-known Sinatra anecdotes will pepper the evening, but the show will ultimately be all about the music, highlighting his greatest hits. The stars who sing his songs will be among the best and the brightest New York has to offer. And most important, the songs will be performed in the style that made them famous by Sinatra in the first place. Simply put, this will be an unforgettable tribute to America's greatest star. The show's creator and host, Scott Siegel, has written, directed, and produced concerts for Michael Feinstein; created, written and hosted the critically-acclaimed and long-running concert series Broadway by the Year at Town Hall (to begin its 15th season in February); and created and hosted Broadway Unplugged (12th annual edition at Town Hall on Jan. 26, 2015) and more than 100 other major concerts from coast to coast.

QUINN LEMLEY
October 9 at 7PM
$35-45 cover charge. $25 food & beverage minimum.

A Celebration of the Life of Rita Hayworth, starring Quinn Lemley, Written and Directed by Carter Inskeep. Quinn Lemley brings her hit show up close and personal to 54 Below for one night only. Quinn is known for her uncanny resemblance to Rita Hayworth, from her flowing red hair to show stopping performances. The New York Post says, "You don't even have to squint your eyes to see that Rita is in the room." Celebrating the life, loves and career of Hollywood's most electrifying siren Quinn's critically acclaimed tour-de-force performance features a swinging band and the story that reveals an extraordinary life few have known. Rita's stories of Orson Welles, Prince Ali Khan and Columbia's notorious movie mogul, Harry Cohn. Unforgettable hit songs from Hayworth and her co-stars: Sinatra, Astaire, Gene Kelly - Put The Blame On Mame, Bewitched, Lady is a Tramp, I'm Old Fashioned, Long Ago and Far Away, Zip! And MORE! "Spellbinding, drop dead gorgeous...A great performer!" - The Village Voice

KELLI RABKE
October 9 at 9:30PM
$30-40 cover charge. $25 food & beverage minimum.

After a sold-out NYC cabaret debut at 54 Below this past spring, Kelli Rabke returns by popular demand with "No Place Like Home" - a dynamic show that focuses on the songs and roles that have shaped her career thus far. Her showbiz story is a true fairytale - from her role as 'Dorothy' in Paper Mill's WIZARD OF OZ to Andrew Lloyd Webber choosing her to star in the revival of JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT - and her cabaret debut reveals the stories behind the story. Kelli went on to play Eponine in LES MISERABLES on Broadway and originate the song "Stranger to the Rain" in the premiere of CHILDREN OF EDEN. Weaving together beloved songs from the worlds of musical theatre and pop, Kelli travels from Broadway star to mom and back again proving there really is no place like home.

THE NEWTILDAS: PAIGE BRADY, GABRIELLA PIZZOLO, RIPLEY SOBO, & AVA ULLOA
October 10 at 7PM & 9:30PM
$30-40 cover charge. $25 food & beverage minimum.

Following their triumphant performances as "Matilda" in the Broadway smash Matilda The Musical, come see 11 year old Paige Brady, 11 year old Gabriella Pizzolo, 11 year old Ripley Sobo and 9 year old Ava Ulloa (aka the "Newtildas") perform some of their favorite songs from Broadway and beyond. These 4 pint-sized Broadway leading ladies will blow you away! Michael J. Moritz, Jr. is music directing and Van Dean (of Broadway Records) is producing. Paige, Gabriella and Ava made their Broadway debuts in Matilda. Ripley has been seen previously in Once and in the film Winter's Tale. It's sure to be an unforgettable evening! Paige Brady: Age eleven, from the Philadelphia area, is elated to be making her Broadway debut! Regional: The Music Man (Walnut Street Theatre). Paige also amuses her creative mind through art, writing, and reading. Special thanks to teachers, mentors and David Doan for their support and guidance. Love to mom, dad, sister Brooke, pug Bijou, family and friends. Gabriella Pizzolo (11 year old) Broadway debut for a lifelong Roald Dahl enthusiast. Regional: Young Cosette, Susan Walker, Dagmar Hanson, Marta von Trapp. Everlasting gratitude and love to Dad, Mom, Gillian, family, friends, Orlando's School of Dance, Susan Wright, and the theater community in the capital district of New York. Ripley Sobo (Age 11) Broadway: Once (Ivonka). Film: Winter's Tale, Warner Bros. (Abby). Thank you to: Nani/Saperstein Management, James O., Terry O. To her parents, family and friends: thank you for your endless guidance, support and love. Most of all, to her brother "buddy," her biggest fan and best friend. Ava Ulloa (age 9) is thrilled to be making her Broadway debut at the age of nine. Theatre Credits: Numerous community productions. Thanks to all teachers and mentors for their love and support. Special thanks and gratitude to Amelia & BYE and MKS&D. Big Hugs and lots of love to Friends, Family, Mom, Dad and Scarlette.

PUNK GOES BELOW
October 10 at 11:30PM
$20 cover charge. $20 food & beverage minimum or two drinks.

After sold out shows at Joe's Pub, Caroline's on Broadway, and 92YTribeca, Ewalt & Walker are bringing their music to 54 Below! And this time, they've got their pajamas. Take that studded belt out of storage and get ready for a night of pop, punk, and fun. "Punk Goes Below" will feature some of musical theatre's finest performing the songs of Fall Out Boy, Blink 182, Paramore, Panic! At The Disco, Yellowcard, My Chemical Romance, 5 Seconds Of Summer, and more, as well as wicked sick Pop-Punk vocalists covering Broadway classics and new musical theatre favorites. A portion of the proceeds from this concert will be benefiting "To Write Love On Her Arms", a non-profit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury and suicide. Featuring Alexis Acar (PANIC! The Musical, Washington National Opera), Liz Byrne(Baby It's You), Seth Coggeshall **(His Dream Of Lions), Evan Ruggiero (American Idol, Ellen DeGeneres Show, PANIC! The Musical), Chris Gornes, Brady Loomer (PANIC! The Musical), Kera Lalli, Zakk Manella, Frankie Moschetto** (Dear Luna), Jimmy Mura** (Harborland), Natalie Ortega, Lyndsi Skewes, Rachel Sophia (PANIC! The Musical), Ashley Tobias (American Idiot Nat'l Tour), and Colby Witko** (Challenger, His Dream Of Lions). **Pop-Punk Vocalists

LESLI MARGHERITA- ALL HAIL THE QUEEN
October 11 at 11:30PM
October 19 at 9:30PM
$25-35 cover charge. $25 food & beverage minimum.

An evening of sheer entertainment, All Hail the Queen is totally more than a cabaret. It's a Vegas-style nightclub act. Olivier Award winner Lesli Margherita (Matilda, Zorro) takes the "reigns" from the likes of Bette Midler and Liza Minnelli. Commanding the room with sass and bawdiness - plus some self-deprecating humor for good measure - Miss Margherita sings and struts her way through the 70-minute set, which includes twists on old songs and new favorites (courtesy of musical director/arranger Brett Ryback). With hilarious storytelling and showstopping numbers, the evening offers something for everyone. There will be feathers. There will be sparkles. And you better believe there will be worshipping. ALL HAIL THE QUEEN! All Hail the Queen, written and conceived by Margherita, will be directed by Lauren Bass with musical direction & arrangements by Brett Ryback (Murder for Two) and produced by Jordan Bass & Lauren Bass.

54 SINGS KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN
October 12 at 7PM & 9:30PM
$40-50 cover charge. $ 25 food & beverage minimum.

Get caught in the web when 54 Below tips our white fedora to the infectious music of Kander and Ebb's celebrated 1993 Broadway score. The winner of six Tony Awards including Best Musical, Spider Womaninflicts her venom on 54 Below audiences for one night only, featuring a special, rotating cast of Aurora's! On October 12, 54 Below should be Where You Are, or you'll regret it The Day After That!Starring Anthony Crivello, the Tony Award winning star of the original Broadway Production. Also starring: Natascia Diaz, Cheryl Freeman, Karen Mason, and Nicolas Rodriguez with Graham Bailey,Stephen Orr, Paul Pontrelli and Michael Romeo Ruocco.

RICKY SAUNDERS
October 13 at 7PM
$25-35 cover charge. $25 food & beverage minimum.

Heralded by The Town Hall Theatre as one of "Broadway's Rising Stars," Ricky Saunders debuts his solo show, In A World of His Own. In this dynamic evening, Ricky uses storytelling through music from stage, screen and Top 40 to fantastically paint his one-of-a-kind journey of growing up. The show chronicles everything from the days of "The Saunders Performing Arts Center," a mid-Nineties makeshift theatre venue in the basement of his parents' conservative house in a suburb of Buffalo, to the Great Escape to his own personal "Neverland": New York City. Soar through the world of his imagination through his personal trials of faith, trust, wanderlust and finding the courage of being yourself in an industry that is difficult to break into. Ricky's other credits include The Seed of Abraham at the Bleecker Street Theatre, the Broadway By The Year concerts, and readings/recordings of the new musicals To Dance and The Giving Tree.

THE YORK THEATRE'S 45TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
October 13 at 9:30PM
$30-40 cover charge. $25 food & beverage minimum.

The York Theatre, New York's award winning non-profit theater with a singular focus on musical theater, has a triple anniversary and we're headed west across 54th Street to celebrate! This year marks our 45th season, 100th Musical in Mufti production and the 10th year of our emerging writer's program, NEO. Whether you're a longtime York fan or just discovering us, tonight's concert is an invitation to experience the breadth and range of the York's longtime love affair with the American Musical. Cast includes Josh Grisetti, Klea Blackhurst, Zakiya Young, and Mark Nadler.

SIERRA BOGGESS
October 15, 16, 17 & 18 at 7PM
October 17 at 9:30PM
$55-65 cover charge for 10/15, 10/16 & 10/17. $65-75 cover charge for 10/18. $25 food & beverage minimum.

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!

MARGO SEIBERT
October 15 at 9:30PM
$25-35 cover charge. $25 food & beverage minimum.

Back by popular demand! Margo Seibert is, according to USA Today, "a Broadway newcomer with a delicately compelling presence and a throbbing, textured singing voice that lets us hear the character coming out of her shell." This season, she has made her debut on the Great White Way singing the music of Ahrens & Flaherty in ROCKY as well as giving a tour-de-force (and Drama Desk-nominated) performance in the original musical, Tamar of the River. For Margo, this has been a season of rapid growth and discovery. Across the board, she has been recognized for her depth of character and nuanced vocal performance. "..a superior singer," (The Wall Street Journal), "Golden-voiced" (Huffington Post), "A lovely presence [with] slow boiling passion...marvelous to behold." (Time Out NY). In Busy Being Free at 54 Below, joined by songwriter Jahn Sood, musical director Chris Fenwick and an excellent ensemble of musicians including Jeremy Yaddaw, Alan Stevens Hewitt and Ben Golder-Novick, Margo will share the music that inspires her, tickles her, and speaks to this moment of finding herself in New York. "She will love them when she sees them. / They will lose her if they follow / And she only means to please them / And her heart is full and hollow / Like a cactus tree / While she's so busy being free."

CHARLIE ROSEN'S BROADWAY BIG BAND
October 16 at 9:30PM
$25-35 cover charge. $25 food & 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. All-star cast of guest vocalists to be announced soon! Directed by Max Friedman. Starring:Laura Osnes, Daniel Breaker, Matt Doyle, Julia Mattison, and Jason Robert Brown previewing material from Honeymoon In Vegas.

SIMPLY STREISAND
October 19 at 7PM
$30-40 cover charge. $25 food & beverage minimum.

In this celebration of all things Babs, some of Broadway and cabaret's finest voices celebrate the music of a legend. From Funny Girl to The Way We Were to little gems from A Star is Born, Yentl and her more than 45 best-selling albums, Barbra Streisand has stood the test of time like no other artist. At Simply Streisand, you'll hear an array of music from her catalogue, accompanied by a three piece band with narration from 54 Below's own Director of Original Programming (and host of the popular Sondheim Unplugged), Phil Geoffrey Bond, who will fill the audience in on special bits of Striesand lore, history, assorted tales and out and out gossip. From her humble beginnings in the cabarets of Greenwich Village straight through to her mega-stardom, Simply Streisand covers it all!

BLOODSONG OF LOVE, BY JOE ICONIS IN CONCERT
October 20 at 7PM & 9:30PM
$35-45 cover charge. $25 food & beverage minimum.

Before Django got Unchained... Before there were a Million Ways To Die in the West... There was The Musician singing his Bloodsong of Love. Joe Iconis's Bloodsong of Love premiered in a workshop production at Ars Nova in 2010, played for four weeks, got nominated for three Drama Desk Awards, and rode off towards the sunset. But now it's back and ready to cause a ruckus right in the heart of Times Square. This immersive, concert-staging will give the audience a chance to experience the piece in a dynamic and intimate setting, and offer a glimpse into its future. Bloodsong of Love is a musical interpretation of a Spaghetti Western film. A dizzying work of high-octane rock and roll, it's story spins out in a breathless series of chapters that both embrace and shatter the conventions of classic musical theater. With unforgettable characters, tuneful songs, intense action and buckets of heart, the show is about staying true to what you believe in and never giving up. Stephen Sondheim meets Quentin Tarantino in Bloodsong of Love: a raging battle cry for those who believe in art and love and the sticking together! "Bloodsong of Love is that rare show that looks, sounds, and acts as though it's setting a trend, rather than just following one." -Matthew Murray, Talkin' Broadway. Directed by John Simpkins, Produced by Jennifer Ashley Tepper and starring: Katrina Rose Dideriksen (Hairspray, Jerry Springer The Opera), Eric William Morris (The Last Goodbye, Mamma Mia!), Jeremy Morse (Drama Desk nominee for Bloodsong of Love), Lance Rubin (Billy Witch, The Opposite of Sex), Phillipa Soo (Natasha, Pierre, And The Great Comet Of 1812), and Jason SweetTooth Williams (The Disappearing Man, Things To Ruin).

DONNY MOST
October 22 at 7PM
$30-40 cover charge. $25 food & beverage minimum.

Donny Most, best known as "Ralph Malph" from the long running hit television show Happy Days, and his 7 piece band, bring the songs of Sinatra, Darin, Martin, and more to life through his interpretations and creative arrangements. The swing era and 50's cool are fused together in one very unique show as Donny shares stories from Happy Days and beyond. Recently, Donny was seen in a recurring role on the hit TV show Glee, as well as a starring role in the indie film The Yankles. Join him at 54 Below for his NYC solo concert debut!

SETH SIKES
October 22 at 9:30PM
$25-35 cover charge. $25 food & beverage minimum.

Seth Sikes makes his concert debut at 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 (for shows like The Nance, Tribes, and Pageant), Sikes gets on the stage this time with a 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.

CAROLE J. BUFFORD
October 23 at 9:30PM
$25-35 cover charge. $25 food & beverage minimum.

The universally acclaimed nightclub star, Carole J. Bufford, returns to 54 Below for one night only on Thursday, October 23rd at 9:30 PM in a brand new show provocatively titled Boulevard of Broken Dreams. Compared by critics on both sides of the Atlantic to iconic stars as diverse as Barbra Streisand, Judy Garland, and Ethel Merman, Ms. Bufford is ultimately her own unique creation of deep passion coupled with vocal ferocity. In this special concert performance she will be performing songs written by composers as diverse as Rodgers & Hart, Kander & Ebb, and Randy Newman. From tender to torrid, her performance of the songs in this new show will continue to build upon the raves she has received from critics at the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and dozens of other publications. This will be the only chance to see her in this new show before she begins her West Coast tour. "The real thing: you know it when you see it...The way her voice, with its blues inflections, cut a swath, leaving nothing standing, tempts me to describe her with groveling hyperbole as an earthier, more acerbic 21st-century Barbra Streisand. " -Stephen Holden, The New York Times

DOMINIC CHIANESE
October 24 at 7PM
$35-45 cover charge. $25 food & beverage minimum.

Actor and singer Dominic Chianese, known mostly for his starring role as Corrado "Junior" Soprano in HBO's The Sopranos, and for his role as Johnny Ola in The Godfather II, makes his 54 Below debut! Dominic has lived in New York City all his life, and worked in theatre- Broadway (The Rose Tattoo, Requiem for a Heavyweight), Off Broadway (Still Life, Much Ado About Nothing at the Delacorte) and in regional theatres all over the country. Since 1952 when he toured with the America Savoyards Gilbert and Sullivan company, Dominic has been regaling with song as well. (Not many folks know that Junior from The Sopranos made his Broadway debut in Oliver!) Dominic will be sharing "Neapolitan Songs Grandfather Taught Me" a selection of classic songs of Naples, including Dicitenciello Vuie, O Sole Mio, Marechiare, A Vucchella, and more. About his recent engagement at the Cafe Carlyle, Theater Pizzazz said "He holds the audience in the palm of his hand."

COVEN-THE MUSIC OF STEVIE NICKS & FLEETWOOD MAC
October 24 at 9:30PM
$25-35 cover charge. $25 food & beverage minimum.

There is a Coven in Connecticut. And these Seven Wonders will usher in the Halloween season by singing the witchy songbook of Stevie Nicks, The High Priestess of Rock & Roll. Expect to hear her hit songs "Dreams", "Rhiannon","Stand Back" and many more mystical solo and Fleetwood Mac masterpieces. Broadway and 54 Below's own Musical Director Brad Simmons proudly presents his favorite artist's catalog to NYC's nightlife audience, after the recent Junior Fellows' hit show performance at The O'Neill Theater Center's Cabaret & Performance Conference. Cast: Katie Emery, Laura Spineti, Jake Poulios, Braiden Sunshine, Nick Kellogg, Madeleine Carney, Abby Xenelis.

MUSEMATCH 3.0
October 24 at 11:30PM
$20 cover charge. $20 food & beverage minimum or two drinks.

MuseMatch is a Musical Theater Blind Date Collaboration, where composers are paired with singers they don't know and are asked to share their deepest, personal joys and fears; and make a song together. All for charity. MuseMatch 3.0 is a benefit for The Trevor Project. Featured Composers:Timothy Huang, Mary Liz McNamara, Greg Edwards and Paul Libman, Kellen Blair and Joe Kinosian, Elyssa Samsel and Kate Anderson, Alex Rubin, Michael Roberts, Jonathan Monro, Zack Zadek, Drew Overcash, Douglas Lyons and Ethan Pakchar, Aaron Accurso and Adam Overett, Will Reynolds, David Levinson, John McMahon and Jay Jeffries. Featured Singers: Tiffan Borelli, Greg Maheu, James Donegan, Patricia Noonan, Daniel Rowan, Allan K. Washington, Hanley Smith, Emilie Battl, Ariel Dobshinsky, Hansel Tan, Trista Moldovan, Jeremy Morse, Marty Thomas, Abbie Getty and Whitney Winfield.

DEBORAH SILVER AND SPECIAL GUESTS INCLUDING TOM WOPAT
October 25 at 8PM
$30-40 cover charge. $25 food & beverage minimum.

Deborah Silver, headlines this unique benefit concert in which 100% of the proceeds will go directly to "The Society for the Preservation of the Great American Songbook." Silver is currently at work on a new CD, produced by Steve Tyrell with musical arrangements by Alan Broadbent, and will be performing this fall at the 25th Annual Mabel Mercer Foundation's Cabaret Convention at Jazz at Lincoln Center. She has been seen coast to coast in a variety of performances including the role of Diana Morales in "A Chorus Line," hosted for Showtime Network, and appeared in many soap operas including, "The Young and the Restless," "Days of Our Lives" and "Santa Barbara." Whether she is mesmerizing her audiences with a sultry, slow ballad, or belting out a vocal range that defies the small package it's coming from, Deborah Silver intends to leave you "Silverized"! Please join Deborah Silver and help keep the Great American Songbook alive. Please visit www.deborah-silver.com.

SAM FAZIO
October 25 at 11PM
$30-40 cover charge. $25 food & beverage minimum.

Chicago-based vocalist Sam Fazio returns to Manhattan for a special evening this Fall. Sam's repertoire includes a unique mix of American standards, swing tunes and pop classics. His heartfelt interpretations bring new life to the standards and showcase his current, yet classic style. Sam's phrasing and storytelling is said to be reminiscent of the great Sinatra at his best-although Sam is definitely his own man. In this show, Autumn in New York, Sam will pay tribute to the singers and songs that have influenced him musically-like Frank Sinatra, Bobby Darin, and Michael Feinstein. Besides playful renditions of American standards like You Make Me feel So Young, Sam will also share his reinterpretation of pop classics like Time After Time. In addition, Sam will deliver an unforgettable medley of Broadway favorites. You won't want to miss this show as Sam makes his way from Chicago to Manhattan for this very special evening. Sam can be seen regularly at many venues throughout the Chicagoland area, including the Coq d'Or at the historic Drake Hotel where he holds residence every Friday night. In summer 2012, Sam performed for a full house at Feinstein's at the Loews Regency NYC.

SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED
October 26 at 7PM
$30-40 cover charge. $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!

ASPECTS OF ANDREW: LLOYD WEBBER @ 54
October 26 at 9:30PM
$30-40 cover charge. $25 food & beverage minimum.

Cats. The Phantom of the Opera. Evita. Jesus Christ Superstar. Starlight Express. Sunset Boulevard. Aspects of Love. Song & Dance... the list goes on. 54 Below is delighted to tip our hat to the artistry of Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber, the celebrated composer who has left an indelible mark on Broadway, the West End & popular music. Featuring a rotating cast of some of Broadway and cabaret's best, Aspects of Andrewruns the gamut from the humor of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and By Jeeves, to the high-flying (adored) diva tunes that populate some of the most beloved musicals of the past half century. Turbans, masked deformity, roller skates, singing felines, love-starved hat designers, Mary Magdalene... expect it all at Aspects of Andrew. "Jellicle cats come out tonight!" Guests: Lennie Watts, Lina Koutrakos, Terese Genecco, Brian Charles Rooney, Lorinda Lisitza, Gabrielle Stravelli, andChristina Bianco.

JEREMY JORDAN
October 27, 28, 29, 30 & 31 at 7PM
$55-65 cover charge for 10/27, 10/28, 10/29 & 10/30. $60-70 cover charge for 10/31. $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.

JULIA MATTISON IS RUBY MANGER
October 27 at 9:30PM
$25-35 cover charge. $20 food & beverage minimum or two drinks.

Join fictional Broadway diva Ruby Manger as she makes her long-awaited return to the New York stage! Julia Mattison stars as Ms. Manger, an enigmatic Broadway icon, famous for such roles as Trudy the Blind Ghost in I See You, Not Really, But You Know What I Mean (Tony Award winner, Best Musical and Best Actress) and as The Coroner in Whoa Nelly, That's a Lot of Blood (Drama Desk Award winner, Best Set Design). Through a whirlwind of songs, stories and Broadway's special guests, Ruby will revisit her greatest career highlights and lowlights, from winning her first Tony Award, to her not-so-secret love affairs, to her recent recovery from a terrifying addiction to bagels. Ms. Manger is back from rehab, better than ever, and ready to reclaim her place as Broadway's shining Ruby with a thrilling and revealing evening at Broadway's Supper Club! Julia Mattison made her Broadway debut in the 2011 revival of Godspell, and since then has carved a place in the New York scene as an actor, singer, writer and comedian. She can usually be found at 54 Below, either singing the work of people she admires, or wandering the halls because she doesn't know where else to go. Outside of New York, Mattison has performed with the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco and the Royal National Theatre in London, among others. As a comedian, Mattison has earned awards for her work in sketch and standup comedy, and was featured in EW, The AV Club, New York Magazine and more for her spoof creation, Human Centipede: The Musical. Recently, she has been featured on the MTV show Hey Girl!, directed by Michael Showalter, the Fox comedy Us & Them, starring Alexis Biedel and Jason Ritter, Jake & Amir for College Humor, and on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, where she filmed a music video with Guillermo to pair with her recent ad campaign for Holiday Inn. Most recently, Mattison and her friend/writing partner Sydney Nikols were offered a development deal with MTV for their television pilot, How to Live Like a Lady. Mattison is represented by Soffer/Namoff Entertainment. www.juliamattison.com With: Andrew Kober as Jean Dijon, Taylor Trensch as Allen Quiche Lorraine, Noel Carey as Randy Newman, and more special guests to be announced!

WELL-STRUNG
October 28 at 9:30PM
$40-50 cover charge. $25 food & beverage minimum.

The all-male string quartet Well-Strung has been receiving rave reviews at 54 Below and all over the world, from the House of Blues in New Orleans to the Leicester Square Theatre in London. Well-Strung's brand new show Popssical, directed by Donna Drake, is written by the quartet. It includes musical arrangements by David Levinson, Well-Strung and Bruce Carter with videos by Randy Rainbow. The foursome features classical musicians who sing and inPopssical the group puts their own spin on the music of Mozart, Beethoven, Ravel, U2, Miley Cyrus, One Direction, Madonna and more. Highlights include U2's With or Without You, Leonard Cohen's Hallelujah, One Direction's That's What Makes You Beautiful, one of Beethoven's Razumovsky Quartets and the Ravel string quartet in F major.

TRACY MCDOWELL
October 29 at 9:30PM
$25-35 cover charge. $25 food & beverage minimum.

Join Tracy McDowell (Motown, RENT, The Next Big Thing) as she shares the story of her life thus far and the music that got her through it. Scary Au Pairs from Germany, mental breakdowns, family drama, sex, addiction, quitting the biz then not quitting the biz, and everything else crazy that made her who she is today. She has the proof. Expect a night of hilarity, video footage, special guests and stories that are almost unbelievable. Tracy McDowell, the Good Crazy, The Story of a Girl.

CALIFORNIA DREAMIN': CELEBRATING THE MUSIC OF THE MAMAS & THE PAPAS
October 30 at 9:30PM
$30-40 cover charge. $25 food & beverage minimum.

California Dreamin'; Monday Monday; Creeque Alley; I Saw Her Again; Dedicated To The One I Love; Dream A Little Dream... and other hits. The show features an ensemble of Broadway talent: *Deb Lyons* (Smokey Joe's Café), who toured the world for several years with The Mamas & The Papas including, original "Papas," J



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