Feinstein’s/54 Below, the supper club located below Studio 54, will boast these events of interest to theatre folk the week of July 27–August 3.
July 27: Cheek To Cheek: A Broadway Romance with Tiffany Haas and Michael McCorry Rose
The former Glinda and Fiyero in Broadway’s Wicked return to the club with their concert of Broadway love songs and the untold stories behind the composers who wrote them. 7 PM
July 28 Three-Man Little Shop of Horrors
The Alan Menken-Howard Ashman monster musical Little Shop of Horrors gets a miniaturized concert performance by the comedy trio The Heavyweights. 9:30 PM Click here for details.
July 28: MuseMatch 3.0
This concert showcases the results of a "musical theatre blind date," in which composers are matched with singers they don’t know to perform their new material. Among the matches: Taylor Iman Jones and Brett Macias, Bryant Martin and Ryan Kelly Berkowitz, and Josh Bardier and Rona Siddiqui. 11:30 PM
July 29: Broadway by the Tear: Broadway’s Great Torch Songs & Tear Jerkers
Songs including the Gershwins’ “But Not for Me,” Irving Berlin’s “What’ll I Do?,” Jerry Herman’s “I Won’t Send Roses,” Stephen Sondheim’s “Losing My Mind,” and others and sung by Hunter Ryan Herdlicka (A Little Night Music), Meredith Inglesby (Beauty and the Beast), Garth Kravitz (The Drowsy Chaperone), Jenny Lee Stern (Rocky: The Musical, Spamilton), and other rising stars. 9:30 PM
July 30: New Writers at 54! Songs by Julia Meinwald & Gordon Leary
Ally Bonino, Allie Trimm, Max Chernin, Emily Jenda, Amy Linden, Libby Servais, and Phoebe Strole perform works by the budding songwriting team. 7 PM Click here for details.
July 30: New Writers at 54! Alexander Sage Oyen Has Some New Material
July 31: New Writers at 54! The Songs of Sam Salmond
Sarna Lapine directs Adam Chanler-Berat, Okieriete Onaodowan, Andrew Chappelle, Jason Gotay, Molly Hager, Blaine Krauss, Jo Lampert, John-Michael Lyles, Shoba Narayan, Will Roland, Taylor Trensch, and Natalie Walker in a showcase of works by Salmond. 7 PM Click here for details.
July 31: Carrie St. Louis
The recent star of Broadway’s Wicked shares “backstage stories and songs I love.” 9:30 PM Click here for details.
August 1 & 3: Tovah Feldshuh's Aging Is Optional (cause G-d I hope it is!)
The four-time Tony Award nominee performs a solo show of inspirational songs and stories about staying young. 7 PM. Click here for details.
August 1: *Carded by Theatreworks USA
Showcase of performers and showtunes, old and new, from the youth theatre’s recent national tours. Among the performers: Ryan Armstrong, Joey Bermudez, Jamie Boswell, Natasha Edwards, Heslens Estivez, Billy Goldstein, Molly Rose Heller, Stacy Keele, Brian Klimowski, Tom Meglio, Meghan Miles, Bryan Miner, Trevor Nalepka, Amy O’Neill, Maria Pedro, Brandi Porter, Meghan Rhian, Brian Sandstrom, Nick Scalzo, Kyle Sherman, Jodi Snyder, Will Swanwick, Robbie Torres, Angel Valentin, Tasha Ward, and Lisa Michelle Wyner. 9:30 PM
August 1 & 4: Actor Therapy Composer-lyricist Ryan Scott Oliver (35mm, Darling) and Broadway actor Lindsay Mendez (Significant Other, Wicked, Dogfight, Godspell) host a master class for performers looking to “improve their auditions, build a better book, and expand their understanding of what it means to be an actor and song interpreter in New York today.” 11:30 PM.
August 2: Broadway Workshop: Live at 54
Students in the Broadway Workshop program perform numbers from shows they’ve done, including Cabaret, Bring it On, The Addams Family, Carrie, James and the Giant Peach, Legally Blonde, and others. 7 PM
August 2: New Writers at 54! Son Of Schmolin: More Songs from Eli Bolin
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.
Liz Callaway has been a special guest performer on Playbill’s Broadway on the High Seas cruises. Cabins are available for Broadway on the Rhine River cruise August 13-20, 2017, featuring Seth Rudetsky, Andréa Burns, Faith Prince, Terrence Mann, Charlotte d’Amboise, and Santino Fontana.
Playbill Travel is also booking Broadway on the Danube River with Michael Feinstein for November 3-13, 2017, also featuring Carmen Cusack, Julia Murney, Christopher Fitzgerald, Marc Kudisch, Christopher Sieber, Brandon Uranowitz, and Rudetsky, as well as other exciting talent to be announced.
Tickets are also now on sale for Playbill’s Broadway on the High Seas July 2018 cruise to Iceland, accompanied by Judy Kuhn, Christine Ebersole, Rob McClure, Jarrod Spector, and Sierra Boggess. Visit PlaybillTravel.com for booking and information.