Taylor Iman Jones Joins NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS; Full Cast Announced
Following a sold-out performance in 2017, The Nightmare Before Christmas: The Concert returns to Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, for a three-night engagement on Friday, October 26th; Wednesday, October 31; and Thursday, December 13, 2018. Taylor Iman Jones (Head Over Heels, Groundhog Day) will play Oogie Boogie, joining the previously announced Heath Saunders (Natasha, Pierre, & the Great Comet of 1812, Jesus Christ Superstar Live) as Jack, Natalie Walker as Sally (Puffs: Or, Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic & Magic), and Ashley C. Ford (112BK) as The Narrator and Mayor of Halloween Town.
Kristin Stokes (The Lightning Thief) and Ayo Edeberi (The Rundown) will both play Dr. Finkelstein, with Stokes performing on 10/26 and Edeberi taking over the role for the 10/31 and 12/13 performances. Ximone Rose (Once On This Island) will play Santa. Michael Kushner (Toxic If Swallowed), Monet Sabel (Sweeney Todd), and Jared Loftin (Gigantic) will reprise their roles as Lock, Shock, and Barrel, respectively. Morgan Siobhan Green (Folk Wandering, Between the Lines), April Lavalle (Seussical), Shea Madison, Eleanor Phillips (Puffs), and Michael Ryan (Newsies) round out the cast as the Citizens of Halloween Town.
Kick off your holiday season with the best is-it-a-Christmas-story-is-it-a-Halloween-story of our time, The Nightmare Before Christmas: The Concert! The evening will feature Danny Elfman's iconic score performed by several of your Broadway faves, plenty of mischief, and maybe some treats if you're nice. Join us as we kidnap the Sandy Claws, sing about boys who may-or-may-not like us, and bring joyful terror to the world!
There is a $30-$70 cover charge for each of the 9:30pm concerts, and a 2 drink or $25 food and beverage minimum. Tickets and information are available at https://54below.com/events/nightmare-christmas-concert-2/. Tickets on the day of performance after 4:00 are only available by calling (646) 476-3551.
The evening will be music directed by Eric Sorrels and is produced and directed by Ashlee Latimer.
MORE ABOUT FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW
54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, and Michael Feinstein, one of the world's great musical artists, have united to give NewYork an unparalleled destination for entertainment and dining. Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private EventDestination, is the 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, Feinstein's/54 Below is a classically designed state-of-the art nightclub in the theatre district that hosts audiences with warmth and style. Feinstein's/54 Below presents iconic and rising stars from the worlds of Broadway and popular music. The venue provides a food and beverage menu from early evening through the wee hours of the morning that is worthy of the world-class entertainment on the stage. In their description of the venue, The New York Times writes Feinstein's/54 Below "has the intimacy of a large living room with unimpeded views and impeccable sound; there is not a bad seat. Its sultry after-hours ambience is enhanced by brocade- patterned wall panels planted with orange-shaded lanterns. And the atmosphere is warmer and sexier than in Manhattan's other major supper clubs." Located at 254 West 54th Street, Feinstein's/54 Below features up to three shows nightly with cover charges ranging from $15-$105. www.54Below.com/Feinsteins
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