Feinstein’s/54 Below, the 134-seat supper club located below Studio 54, will boast these events of interest to theatre folk the week of June 29–July 6.
June 29: Housewives of Secaucus: Suburban Travesty
The “fabulous five” singer-comedians perform a combination talent show/fashion show parody fundraiser to help “Free Nookie”—the sixth of their group “who was arrested while partying with her infant son at a bar.” 9:30 PM
June 29: Sutton Lee Seymour
The drag artist presents a “long-lost episode of The Judy Garland Show.” 11:30 PM
June 30: Amy Ostreicher: Gutless and Grateful: A Musical Feast
A one-woman autobiographical musical about how a near-fatal blood clot at age 18 led to a series of life detours, and eventually a career in theatre. Includes songs by Stephen Sondheim, Cy Coleman, Ricky Ian Gordon, and Ostreicher herself. 9:30 PM
July 1: Red, White and Broadway! Patriotic Songs From Broadway Musicals!
To kick off the Independence Day weekend, concert o patriotic songs from Assassins, The Civil War, Hair, Rags and other shows, performed by Alex Birchwale, Stephanie Anne Christian, Shannon Doyle, Kate Glennon, Rashad Guy, Hunter Kovacs, Zach Miller, Erica Morreale, Alexandra Vecchio, and Matt Weinstein. 7 PM
July 2: 54 Sings Doonesbury!
Concert performance of Elizabeth Swados’ musical based on Garry Trudeau’s Pulitzer Prize-winning comic strip about a group of politically aware college students. Performed by Rachel Rhodes-Devey, Colleen Hawks, Ron Spivak, Kenny Metzger, John Jarrad Klapko, Lendsey Kersey, Philip Jackson Smith, Eric Williams, Heath Saunders, Stephanie Jae Park, and some members of the original 1983 Broadway cast. 7 PM
July 2: Jennifer DiNoia
Currently playing Elphaba in Broadway’s Wicked, DiNoia will perform her “rock-driven musical journey that spans the 1930s to today.” 9:30 PM
July 3-4: 1776 in Concert
Concert performance of the score from the Tony-winning musical, starring Kyle Scatliffe as John Adams and Carrie St. Louis as Abigail Adams. Two shows each day: 7 and 9:30 PM. Click here for details.
July 5: Nancy Anderson: Ten Cents a Dance
Fresh off the Broadway revival of Sunset Boulevard (in which she understudied Glenn Close), Anderson performs classic tunes by Cole Porter, Rodgers and Hart, and Irving Berlin. 7 PM
July 5: Joan Vázquez: Something’s Coming: A Tribute to Sondheim
The star of the Spanish productions of Merrily We Roll Along, Hair, and Mamma Mia!, makes his Feinstein’s/54 Below debut singing “Losing My Mind,” “Finishing the Hat,” “Send in the Clowns,” “Being Alive” and other Sondheim songs. With special guests Natalie Weiss, Trey Ellet, and English Bernhardt. 9:30 PM
July 6: You Don’t Own Me: The Fearless Females of the 1960s
Singer Carol J. Bufford delves into the social forces that brought to the fore in American culture the likes of Carole King, Janis Joplin, Dusty Springfield, Tina Turner, and Lesley Gore. 7 PM
July 6: The Real La La Land, with Renee Olstead, Dave Damiani & The No Vacancy Orchestra
True stories about being a working musician and singer in the Los Angeles jazz community, including songs made famous by Frank Sinatra, Frankie Valli, Dean Martin, Nat “King” Cole, The Beatles, and others. 9:30 PM
Click here for a complete list of the upcoming Feinstein’s/54 Below events. Tickets for most events cost $35–$70, plus a $25 food and beverage minimum, plus $6 extra if purchased at the door. Some events are higher. For tickets and other information, call (646) 476-3551. Doors open 30-45 minutes before concert time. Feinstein’s/54 Below is located at 254 West 54th Street in Manhattan.