Russell Harvard, Josh Castille and Sandra Mae Frank to Headline BROADWAY SIGNS! TWILIGHT ZONE SPOOKTACULAR

Broadway SIGNs! Twilight Zone Spooktacular debuts with a stellar cast of Deaf Artists and Vocalists from Broadway and beyond!

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Russell Harvard, Josh Castille and Sandra Mae Frank to Headline BROADWAY SIGNS! TWILIGHT ZONE SPOOKTACULAR

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, will present Broadway SIGNs! Halloween Spooktacular with headliners from Spring Awakening Deaf West Revival alums Russell Harvard (To Kill A Mockingbird, King Lear), 
Josh Castille (BD Wong's Mr. Holland's Opus, The Hunchback of Notre Dame) and 
Sandra Mae Frank (NBC's New Amsterdam, Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist). Featuring an ensemble cast of rockers, actors and pop artists. Expect a Twilight Zone-inspired night of musical storytelling and Halloween classics in American Sign Language (ASL). From a rockin' "This is Halloween" from Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas to the King of Pop's Thriller to Rocky Horror's "Time Warp," you'll be up dancing! Experience the Beetlejuice Broadway hit "Say My Name" performed as an ASL duet! Broadway SIGNs! Music Director Dan Pardo (John Mulaney and the Sack Lunch Bunch, Broadway's Amazing Grace) returns for an encore on piano and vocals. Directed by Russell Harvard and Creative Producer Jo-Ann Dean, Broadway SIGNs! www.SIGNmation.com All performances are in ASL and English. Get ready for a ghoulish visual feast as you enter a new dimension of entertainment!

Broadway SIGNs! Twilight Zone Spooktacular debuts with a stellar cast of Deaf Artists and Vocalists from Broadway and beyond! Joey Antonio (BD Wong's Mr. Holland's Opus, Spring Awakening and Tommy Deaf West revivals). Robert Ariza (Spring Awakening Deaf West Revival, Hamilton: Chicago, Les Miserables National Tour), 
Jared Wayne Gladly (Disney's Frozen, Joe Iconis' Broadway Bounty Hunter, Dreamgirls national tour). 
Mary Hould (BD Wong's Mr. Holland's Opus, New York Deaf Theater's Sylvia). Angel Lin (BD Wong's Wong's Mr. Holland's Opus, Once, Dreamworks/Netflix Wizards). 
Johnny Link (Netflix's My Life With the Walter Boys, Dear Edward, Off Broadway revival Baby). 
John McGinty (King Lear, Children of a Lesser God, The Hunchback of Notre Dame), Noax (Mr. Holland's Opus, The Little Princess) 
Gabriel Silva (Deaf West & LA Philharmonic's Fidelio, Deaf Broadway's Into the Woods at Lincoln Center, Deaf West's Medusa). Stage Mangager Miriam Rocheford and Alberto Medero ASL Interpreter round out our production. .

Please note that all artists and acts are subject to change at any time.

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required to enter the club.

Broadway SIGNs! Twilight Zone Spooktacular plays 54 Below (254 West 54th Street) on October 31st, 2022 and tickets are on sale now online only at https://54below.com/TwilightZone Ticket prices start at $55 with an additional $25 food/beverage minimum. Tickets and information are available at www.54Below.com. Tickets on the day of performance after 4:00 pm are only available by calling (646) 476-3551.

MORE ABOUT Broadway SIGNs!

Broadway SIGNs! CEO/Founder Jo-Ann Dean created the NYC production to promote American Sign Language (ASL), Deaf Artists and Broadway talent on stage, in performing arts and dance for Off Broadway and Cabarets. The cabaret is a perfect art form for artists to directly connect with audiences as they are fully accessible in English and ASL. All performances are created and performed by the Deaf Artists. Russell Harvard (To Kill a Mockingbird, King Lear, Spring Awakening Broadway Revival) first approached Dean to produce his one-man show. Together they sought a venue and started with musical cabarets, pre/post pandemic at The Triad Theater off-broadway. Russell Harvard's From the Ground Up debuted at Feinstein's 54 Below again to a sold out house produced by Dean's Broadway SIGNs! Clips of Russell's stellar musical performances appeared in Emmy Awarded Fox 5 News Entertainment Special Breaking a Sound Barrier with Newscaster Chris Welch. Frank DiLella's On Stage NY1 featured Broadway SIGNs! Pick of the Week "a must see ASL Musical cabaret." SIGNmation.com

MORE ABOUT Russell Harvard:

A trailblazing veteran of the NY stage, Russell recently featured in the dual roles of Boo Radley and Link Deas in the hit Broadway adaptation of To Kill A Mockingbird. He can soon be seen in the upcoming Lila Neugebauer film, Causeway, opposite Jennifer Lawrence. Russell starred at Playwrights Horizons in I Was Most Alive with You, where he earned a Drama Desk nomination. He then played the Duke of Cornwall opposite Glenda Jackson in Sam Gold's landmark Broadway production of King Lear. Russell starred in Pasadena Playhouse's Our Town, Open Circle's The Who's Tommy, and Deaf West's acclaimed Broadway revival of Spring Awakening. In 2012, he made his off-Broadway debut in Tribes, earning a Theatre World award and receiving Drama League, Outer Critics and Lucille Lortel nominations. Russell was featured in Paul Thomas Anderson's 2008 Oscar-winning There Will Be Blood and starred in The Hammer. He had a multi-season role on Fargo as the murderous Mr. Wrench; recurring on ABC Family's Switched At Birth; and guest starred on Odd Mom Out, Fringe, and CSI: NY.

MORE ABOUT 54 BELOW

54 Below was founded as a place for the Broadway community to celebrate Broadway performers, both established and new, who sing not only the music of Broadway and the Great American Songbook, but also new material intended for Broadway and off-Broadway stages. The club features fine dining and superb scenic, lighting, and sound designs entirely imagined by Broadway designers. For performers, writers, musicians, and more, 54 Below gives opportunities to advance their craft, expand their repertoires, and develop their voices in a way that is more personal, making them stronger as artists. It gives Broadway fans an opportunity to see their favorite artists in a different way, deepening their relationship and understanding of their talent.

A recipient of the 2022 TONY AWARDS® Honor for Excellence in the Theatre, 54 Below celebrates Broadway musicals and writers of the past and present, promoting an ongoing engagement with their work. It is also a place for innovation in musical songwriting and performance. Collaborations born at 54 Below give rise to and help develop new theatrical projects and new musicals. In addition, its popular streaming video activities and audio recordings support these activities, helping to build a new Broadway audience worldwide, both in age and geography.

54 Below is one of the most in-demand performance venues in the city, presenting over 700 shows each year. Unique in its mission, it has become an indispensable member of the Broadway ecosystem, providing a place for seasoned and emerging artists to hone their craft, try out new work, grow their fanbases, and gather as a community. The management team includes Proprietors and nine-time Tony Award winning Broadway producers Steve Baruch, Richard Frankel, and Tom Viertel, Creative and Programming Director Jennifer Ashley Tepper, and restaurant General Manager Mandisa Boxill.

Located at 254 West 54th Street, the club presents live shows at 7pm and 9:30pm. Late night programming will resume in the coming months. Tickets and information at 54below.com.




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