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Original Cast of I LOVE YOU BECAUSE to Reunite for 10th Anniversary Concert


Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club presents the I Love You Because 10th Anniversary Reunion Concert, a concert performance by the original cast of the Drama Desk-nominated Off Broadway musical from the Larson Award-winning team of Joshua Salzman and Ryan Cunningham on Sunday, December 4 at 7:00pm and 9:30pm.

The concert stars the entire original cast: Colin Hanlon (Falsettos, Submissions Only), Farah Alvin (It Shoulda Been You, The Marvelous Wonderettes), Stephanie D'Abruzzo (Avenue Q), David A. Austin (Composer: Beaches), Courtney Balan (Falsettos), and Jordan Leeds (LES MISERABLES).

I Love You Because is the Drama Desk-nominated Off-Broadway musical that has gone on to over 100 productions around the world including translations into five languages.

I Love You Because is the story of Austin Bennet, a greeting card writer who walks in on his girlfriend with another man. He is sent back out into the New York City dating scene with only his idiot brother, Jeff, to guide him. It's there that he meets Marcy, a flaky photographer with dating troubles of her own-and an actuarial best friend, Diana, who is trying to calculate her future. In order to move on with their lives, these four Manhattanites must put their pasts behind them and learn that true happiness isn't found by loving someone in spite of their faults, but learning to say, "I Love You Because."

I Love You Because 10th Anniversary Reunion Concert plays Feinstein's/54 Below (254 West 54th Street) on Sunday, December 4 at 7:00pm and 9:30pm. There is a $35-$75 cover charge and $25 food and beverage minimum. Tickets and information are available at

Joshua Salzman (music) and Ryan Cunningham (book and lyrics) are Jonathan Larson Award winners as well as Drama Desk and MAC Award-nominated writers. Their Off-Broadway musical, I Love You Because, was in the NAMT Festival of New Musicals and has been produced all over the world in five languages. Their musical Next Thing You Know has been produced at CAP21 in New York, across America and in Europe. Their funk musical The Legend of New York has been developed at Millikin University, NYU and Northwestern University and played a concert at 54 Below. Their new musical, Michael Collins, will be performed at the American Musical Theatre Project at Northwestern in February 2017. Ryan and Joshua are graduates of the NYU graduate musical theatre writing program and are both members of ASCAP and the Dramatist Guild.

Michael Feinstein, one of the world's great musical artists, and 54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, have united to give New York an unparalleled destination for entertainment and dining. Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, 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 will present 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. Located at 254 West 54th Street, Feinstein's/54 Below features up to three shows nightly with cover charges ranging from $15-$105.

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