Feinstein’s/54 Below, the supper club located below Manhattan's Studio 54, will boast these events of interest to theatre folk the week of October 12–19.
October 12, 13, 14: Andrea McArdle
The star of Broadway’s Annie, State Fair, and Starlight Express performs her solo show consisting entirely of Broadway eleven o’clock numbers and pop hits. 7 PM Click here for details.
October 13: The Late Comet: Mary Spencer Knapp & Toot Sweet
Continuing the series of concerts by former cast members of the musical Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812, accordion player Knapp will showcase Toot Sweet, her original cabaret soul project that melds French chanson, funky pop, and psychedelic rock. 11:30 PM
October 14: 54 Sings Broadway’s Greatest Hits
Four-time Tony Award nominee Tovah Feldshuh joins Luba Mason (Drama Desk Award nominee; How to Succeed in Business), Brian Charles Rooney (The Threepenny Opera), and William Michals (South Pacific), plus Andy Kear, Michela Marino Lerman, and Milla in a concert of classic showtunes. 9:30 PM
October 15: No Way to Treat a Lady: 30th Anniversary Concert
Karen Ziemba, Kevin Chamberlin, Tovah Feldshuh, and Brad Oscar help celebrate the Off-Broadway murder mystery musical. 7 PM Click here for details.
October 15: Let Me Try That Again: Take 5 With Gavin Creel and Ben Platt
This year’s Tony Award winners Platt and Creel will recreate their most embarrassing onstage performances as part of this fundraising series for The Performing Arts Project. 9:30 PM Click here for details.
October 16: Dangerbus
Showcase of original new musical by John C. Introcaso and Michael Colby. Two performances, 3 and 6 PM, both sold out.
October 16: The Songs of Michael Radl
A showcase of songs by the composer of The King’s Legacy and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. with help from guest stars including Betsy Struxness, Samantha Bruce, Jackie Burns, Jillian Louis, Libby Servais and others. 9:30 PM
October 18: Ann Kittredge
The actor-singer returns from her self-imposed “asylum” from the stage with an evening of songs by Jerry Herman, Stephen Sondheim, Ahrens & Flaherty, Frank Loesser, Maltby & Shire, and Kander & Ebb. 7 PM
October 18: Marya Grandy: Live From Feinstein’s/54 Below
Grandy makes her venue debut with an evening of musical theatre songs, with an emphasis on new and undiscovered gems, plus a premiere or two. 9:30 PM
October 19: So in Love: The World’s Greatest Love Songs
Christiane Noll, Maxine Linehan, Megan McGinnis, and Laurel Harris sing love songs from many lands and eras, and in many different styles. 9:30 PM
Click here for a complete list of the upcoming Feinstein’s/54 Below events. Tickets for most events cost $35–$75, plus a $25 food and beverage minimum, plus $6 extra if purchased at the door. Some events are higher or lower. 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..
Charles Busch and Kevin Chamberlin have been a special guest performers on Playbill’s Broadway on the High Seas cruises. Cabins are available for Broadway on the Danube River with Michael Feinstein for November 3–13, also featuring Rachel Bay Jones, Julia Murney, Christopher Fitzgerald, Laura Osnes, Marc Kudisch, Brandon Uranowitz, and Seth Rudetsky.
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, Carmen Cusack, and Sierra Boggess. Visit PlaybillTravel.com for booking and information.