Songs by Bowen, Thompson and More Set for ONCE UPON A TIME IN NEW YORK CITY 3 at 54 Below Tonight

ONCE UPON A TIME IN NEW YORK CITY 3, A Concert For The Actors Fund featuring world premiere songs by Jeff Bowen, David Kirshenbaum, Miller & Tysen, Katie Thompson, and more, will perform live at 54 Below on November 19 at 9pm.

Making its 54 Below debut, "Once Upon A Time In New York City" is a concert series featuring a slate of brand new songs about the Big Apple, written by Broadway's best!

Over a dozen world premiere songs by established and emerging musical theatre writers will be heard for the first time, performed by a roster of Broadway stars to be announced at a later date. Listen as they tell their tales of the City both in song and in story; share in the ups and downs of city life, from the day they moved to Manhattan to their favorite spot on the island.

Writers contributing new songs to the concert are Jeff Bowen ([title of show], Now Here This), Carmel Dean (Johnny & The Sprites, Songs of Innocence & Experience), David Kirshenbaum (Vanities, Summer of '42), Lauren Marcus (singer/ songwriter, "Magpie"), Chris Miller & Nathan Tysen (Tuck Everlasting, The Burnt Part Boys), Eric Price (Hello Out There) & Will Reynolds (The Greenwood Tree), Rob Rokicki (Love NY, Strange Tails), Louis St. Louis (Grease 2, Truckload), Katie Thompson (So You Think You Can Dance, R.R.R.E.D.) and more. Additional writers will be announced at a later date.

The concert is produced and hosted by Jennifer Ashley Tepper and will benefit The Actors Fund. Musical direction is by Joshua Zecher-Ross.

54 Below is located at 254 West 54th Street. Tickets are $30-$40 and are available at 866-468-7619 or at

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.

Designed by Tony Award winner John Lee Beatty and architect Richard Lewis, lit by Tony Award winner Ken Billington, and with sound by Tony Award nominee Peter Hylenski, 54 BELOW features an in-your-living-room intimate relationship between its performers and audiences. Tony Award winner Scott Wittman serves as Creative Consultant and Jennifer Ashley Tepper serves as Director of Programming. André J. Marrero is the Executive Chef of the new venue, which 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. Bringing together his love of the arts with his passion for cooking and hospitality, Chef André has created a market driven contemporary bistro menu that includes ingredients sourced from all over the world.

54 BELOW is owned and operated by Tony Award winning producers Tom Viertel, Marc Routh, Richard Frankel, and Steven Baruch. 54 BELOW features up to three shows nightly and has audio and video recording capabilities. The cover charge ranges from $5-$85. 54 BELOW is located at 254 West 54th Street. Tickets and information are available at

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