Tony Danza, Broadway Loves Gwen Stefani, and More Lead Next Week at 54 Below

By: May. 25, 2018
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Tony Danza, Broadway Loves Gwen Stefani, and More Lead Next Week at 54 Below

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit or call (646) 476-3551.

BROADWAY LOVES Gwen Stefani WITH Jeremy Jordan AND LOLO, MAY 28 AT 7:00 & 9:30PM


The Broadway Loves series will return to Feinstein's/54 Below on May 28th when over a dozen of Broadway's most distinctive voices will celebrate the two-decade long, multi-platinum career of Grammy Award winner and fashion icon Gwen Stefani. The concerts will be musically directed and produced by Benjamin Rauhala.

Broadway Loves Gwen Stefani will feature a set-list filled with iconic hits both from her four multi-platinum solo albums, including "Hollaback Girl," and "Used To Love You," as well as timeless classics from her time as the front-woman of No Doubt, including "Don't Speak," "Hella Good," and a dozen more from both catalogs. This is one night no pop and rock music fan should miss as Broadway's best celebrate one of the most distinctive, vivacious, and iconic vocalists and songwriters of our generation.

Featuring: Tony Award nominee Jeremy Jordan (The CW's "Supergirl," Newsies, NBC's "Smash"), Atlantic Records recording artist LOLO (Spring Awakening, Panic At The Disco's "Miss Jackson"), Tony Award nominee Jennifer Damiano (Next to Normal, American Psycho, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark), and Olivier Award winner Lesli Margherita (Matilda, Dames at Sea).

Also Featuring: Christine Dwyer (Wicked, Finding Neverland, NBC's "Jesus Chris Superstar Live"), Emma Hunton (The Mad Ones, Freaky Friday, Spring Awakening), Janet Krupin (If/Then, Bring It On: The Musical), Ginna Le Vine (The New World, Picnic), Adam J. Levy (Broadway Loves Britney), Ashley Loren (NBC's "This Is Us," Jekyll and Hyde), Kyle Dean Massey (ABC's "Nashville," Next to Normal, Wicked), Daniel Quadrino (Wicked, Newsies, NBC's "Peter Pan Live"), Nathan Salstone (Rags), and Carrie St. Louis (Cruel Intentions: The Musical, Wicked, Rock of Ages).

Broadway Loves Gwen Stefani is the tenth concert in the Broadway Loves series, which previously celebrated the music of Britney Spears, Kelly Clarkson, Demi Lovato, Celine Dion, Sam Smith, the Spice Girls, and Mariah Carey.

$45-$55 cover charge. $85 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.

Rachel Ulanet, MAY 29 AT 7:00PM

Renowned vocalist Rachel Ulanet has thrilled Broadway audiences with her performances in Beauty and the Beast, Lovemusik, and King David, and now makes her Feinstein's/54 Below solo concert debut with Keep Me Searching. Reflecting on the recent shifts within our country, and the profound effect they have had on her as a woman, citizen, parent, and artist, Rachel will tell the tale of one Broadway mama's journey, revealing new possibilities through timeless music-from Stevie Wonder to Kurt Weil, Bonnie Raitt and Michel Legrand.

Directed by Julie Reyburn (Sondheim Unplugged, multi-MAC, Bistro, and Nightlife Award winner), and featuring a terrific trio headed by Music Director Matt Baker (Christine Ebersole, Ann Hampton Callaway, and Judy Collins), with Ray Marchica on drums and Michael Blanco on bass, Keep Me Searching will surely enthrall and delight, as it opens the audience up to our shared experiences during these unusual times. One journey always begets another, and who knows where it all might lead?

$35-$55 cover charge. $75-$85 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.


I Hate New York: A Love Story is a concert written and performed by Emily Esposito (Fame: National Tour) and a cast of performers to be announced about what it's like to date in NYC. With music by Sara Bareilles, P!nk, Ed SHeeran, and a wide array of other pop artists we are taken a journey of the horrors of online dating, dealing with exes, and the great phenomenon known as ghosting. Have a few drinks, let loose, and rest assured that you are definitely not alone on this bumpy ride. The cast includes special guests Lauren Pritchard (Spring Awakening) as well as Aaron Ramey (Thoroughly Modern Millie, The Visit).

Starring: Emily Esposito (Fame National Tour), Tyler Andrew Jones (Balloon Boy: The Musical), Leigh Martha Klinger (We Will Rock You), Cameron Kubly, Katie Mack (Bible Stories), John Mervini, Ben K. Moss (Spring Awakening National Tour), and Jeff Ostermueller (Spring Awakening National Tour).

Directed by Dennis Kenney. Music directed by Rachel Dean.

$25-$35 cover charge. $60 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.

LuAnn de Lesseps: #COUNTESSANDFRIENDS, MAY 30 & JUNE 3 AT 7:00PM, MAY 31 AT 9:30PM

Television personality, pop singer, and author LuAnn de Lesseps-known as the Countess on "The Real Housewives of New York City"-premieres her debut nightclub act, #CountessAndFriends.

Hip as a New York minute and classically chic, de Lesseps's glamorous life in the fast lane on several continents (together with a solid decade at the center of reality TV) provides fodder for hilarious stories, one-of-a-kind anecdotes, and, of course, some standards and pop songs in her inimitable style. She will be joined by an eclectic group of New York's most sought after nightlife stars, both legendary and ascendant. #CountessAndFriends promises a glorious return to the heyday of cosmopolitan evening entertainment.

LuAnn de Lesseps has sung at Birdland, with Natalie Cole and Billy Stritch, and on an all-star bill at Town Hall with Liza Minnelli, Chita Rivera, Lucie Arnaz, and Marilyn Maye. Her three dance singles, "Chic C'est La Vie," "Girl Code," and "Money Can't Buy You Class," have charted on iTunes and remain consistent favorite club anthems.

Musical Direction & Arrangements by Billy Stritch. Written & Directed by Ben Rimalower.

$80-$100 cover charge. $110-$120 VIP seating. $150-$155 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.


Acclaimed "Fiddler"/Violin Soloist, Kelly Hall-Tompkins, also featured as a 2017 New York Times New Yorker of the Year, and on the silver screen in the upcoming Fiddler Film documentary, makes her Feinstein's/54 Below solo debut, bringing an entire evening of ALL NEW solo arrangements from the beloved musical and her new album, The Fiddler Expanding Tradition. Developed by the Fiddler herself with the creative team, arranger Oran Eldor and conductor/orchestrator Ted Sperling from the Bartlett Sher production, this program from Klezmer to caprice to jazz ballad, celebrates the soul of the violin, the beloved musical, and the flavor of the recent production. This groundbreaking, first ever Fiddler solo show is a must see!

$30-$40 cover charge. $65 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.

George Salazar & Joe Iconis: TWO-PLAYER GAME, MAY 31 AT 7:00PM

George Salazar, the Drama Desk-nominated actor known for Be More Chill, Lightning Thief, Godspell, and tick tick BOOM, joins with Joe Iconis, the Larson Award-winning musical theatre writer known for Be More Chill, Broadway Bounty Hunter, The Black Suits, and his songs for Smash... for an intimate yet mind-melding concert you'll never forget!

Join us at Feinstein's/54 Below for an evening featuring the songs of Joe Iconis, as performed by George Salazar. The two have collaborated on several musicals in the past, and here you'll get a chance to see George share showstoppers he has originated on stage, songs he'd never get to sing, brand new material from upcoming musicals, and more. Expect a rock-and-roll evening of hilarious characters, soaring vocals, and the unstoppable energy of two artists on the rise on stage all by themselves...

$45-$55 cover charge. $85 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.

Tony Danza, JUNE 1 & 2 AT 7:00PM

Tony Danza: Standards & Stories

Combining timeless music with wit, charm, storytelling, and a dash of soft shoe and ukulele performances, Tony Danza is accompanied by his talented four-piece band. Danza performs a selection of his favorite standards from the Great American Songbook, as well as selections from the hit Broadway musical Honeymoon in Vegas (which he also starred in), while interweaving stories about his life and personal connection to the music.

Perhaps best known for his starring roles on two of television's most cherished and long-running series, "Taxi" and "Who's The Boss," Tony Danza has also established himself as a song and dance man, and recently received rave reviews for his performance in the Broadway musical comedy, Honeymoon In Vegas, with the New York Times calling his performance "sly genius," and a "career high". Among his past successes, Tony has starred on Broadway in the The Producers, A View from the Bridge, and starred in beloved films such as Angels in the Outfield, She's Out of Control, and Hollywood Knights.

Danza is currently starring in "The Good Cop" for Netflix. Written by the creator of "Monk," the show marks Danza's much buzzed about and anticipated return to television. Danza plays a street smart, rule breaking, ex-NYC cop and father to a straight-laced rule-following cop, played by Josh Groban. The series is set to premiere this fall on Netflix. Tony debuted his latest cabaret act, Standards & Stories, last year to a sold-out audience in New York City.

$75-$85 cover charge. $110 seating. $145 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.

Aaron Blake, JUNE 1 AT 9:30PM

Aaron Blake, a rising young opera star who recently made his Metropolitan debut in La Traviata with Placido Domingo, has been drawing rave reviews around the country, will now focus his talents on the Great American Songbook and make his very first cabaret appearance at Feinstein's/54 Below. Touted as "A vocal powerhouse" by the Los Angeles Times and "An exquisitely calibrated, appealingly vulnerable, clear-toned tenor" by the New York Times, Blake's program will feature songs from Broadway and Hollywood, as well as an occasional aria. This June, the busy tenor will make his NYC opera debut in Angels in America at Lincoln Center, and in early January will star in the New York premiere of the new opera Fellow Travelers. His much-anticipated cabaret debut, right on the heels of those two engagements, is something not to be missed.

$30-$40 cover charge. $70 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.

Anais Reno, JUNE 2 AT 9:30PM

After a sold-out debut, soulful young singer and composer 14 year-old Anais Reno returns to Feinstein's/54 Below! In her second solo show, Anais will regale audiences with jazz standards, blues, Latin tunes, and so much more. Winner of the Forte International Music Competition, Anais has a following throughout NYC as one of the most unique singers of today. She is a RK Scholarship Recipient at the 92Y, and has become known in the city through her performances with the NY Philharmonic, the Vince Giordano band, Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, Birdland, and the 92Y.

Anais will be joined by Billy Stritch as the musical director and pianist for the evening.

$30-$40 cover charge. $70 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.


Tyler Conroy returns to Feinstein's/54 Below after his sold out Christmas cabaret for the third installment of his Broadway Bae series. Tyler Conroy's Broadway Bae-iversary will be a night celebrating Tyler's favorite Broadway shows featuring duets with the "Broadway baes" who star in them and introducing a few of his "future Broadway baes." Tyler Conroy is a vlogger/singer-songwriter known for his weekly web series "Tyvid Tuesday" which has been viewed over 20 million times and featured by Huffington Post, Entertainment Weekly, Playbill, BroadwayWorld, and Taco Bell for his "Aca-Taco Bell" series where he sings his order at Taco Bell drive-thrus. In 2016, Tyler Conroy also released a Taylor Swift biography with publishing company Simon & Schuster which earned him the title as the nation's "Biggest Taylor Swift fan."

Featuring: Melanie Brook (Taina), Adrian Grace Bumpas (Broadway Baes), Joey Contreras (Singer-songwriter), DeMarius R. Copes (Mean Girls, Newsies), Matt Doyle (Book of Mormon, A Clockwork Orange), Bonnie Milligan (Kinky Boots, Head Over Heels), Chris Rice (Book of Mormon, West Side Story), Colton Ryan (Dear Evan Hansen), Sean Ryan (Twisted), and Rachael Sabol (Singer-Songwriter).

Band: T.J. Conroy (Guitar/Vocals), A.J. Krawczyk (Drums), and Daniel Mertzlufft (Music Director, Piano).

$20 cover charge. $45 premium seating. 2 drink or $20 food & beverage minimum.


These millennial Broadway Kids are all grown up and are now old enough to play their parents! Join some of Broadway's most beloved child stars sharing stories and the "grown up" songs for the roles they can now play, from Ragtime, The Sound of Music, Annie Get Your Gun, Les Misérables, and more! Get ready to hear all of your favorites, sung by those who had a (pint-sized) front row seat to some of the greatest shows of all time. This a concert the ultimate Broadway fan cannot miss!

Featuring: Dara Paige Bloomfield (Ragtime), Pierce Cravens (Beauty and the Beast, Titanic, Ragtime, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer), Katherine Leigh Doherty (Mary Poppins, A Little Night Music), Cristina Faicco (Les Misérables), Kathryn Faughnan (Mary Poppins), Kelsey Fowler (Grey Gardens, Mary Poppins, Sunday in the Park with George, Bonnie & Clyde), Rita Glynn (The Sound of Music, Jane Eyre), Blair Goldberg (Annie Get Your Gun, Sister Act, Kinky Boots), Molly Jobe (A Christmas Carol, Waitress), Jaclyn Neidenthal (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang), Olivia Oguma (Les Misérables, Mamma Mia!, High School Musical), Morgan Billings Smith (The Sound of Music), Heather Tepe (Gypsy, Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Billy Elliot, Matilda), Brynn Williams (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, In My Life, Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas, 13, Bye Bye Birdie, SpongeBob SquarePants), Shelby Rebecca Wong (The King and I, South Pacific), Jeff Yalun (The King and I, South Pacific), and Remy Zaken (Ragtime, Spring Awakening).

Hosted by Laura Heywood (@BroadwayGirlNYC).

$30-$40 cover charge. $65 premium seating. $25 food & beverage minimum.


Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, is a 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 and has set a new standard for culinary excellence 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 in the house. 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 $5-$105.

Photo Credit: Walter McBride / WM Photos


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