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 September 14–21.
September 14: Norbert Leo Butz: Memory & Mayhem
Two-time Tony Award-winning star of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Catch Me If You Can, Big Fish, and The Last Five Years sings country, folk, blues, and soul on the theme of “remembering.” 9:30 PM Click here for details.
September 15: Danny Marin: The Nicest Bitch You Know
The actor–singer makes his solo cabaret debut sharing stories and singing songs from Panic! at the Disco, Sara Bareilles, Dear Evan Hansen, Rent, Eminem, and Everyday Rapture. 11:30 PM
September 16: 54 Sings Broadway’s Greatest Hits!
This monthly concert of classic showtunes returns with guest performers including Stephanie D’Abruzzo (Tony nominee for Avenue Q), Joshua Israel (Mary Poppins), Maxine Linehan, Jillian Louis (It Shoulda Been You), Brian Charles Rooney (When Pigs Fly), and Jenny Lee Stern (Rocky). 9:30 PM
September 16: The Snapback Session with Kyley Anne Collins
The actor–singer makes her Feinstein’s debut with “a night of belting and bleeding,” including songs by Stephen Sondheim, Whitney Houston, Jason Robert Brown, and Celine Dion. 11:30 PM
September 17: Sondheim Unplugged
Lane Bradbury (who created the role of Dainty June in the original 1959 production of Gypsy), Sarah Rice (Sweeney Todd’s original Johanna), and Liz McCartney (Sunday in the Park with George) are special guests at this monthly salute to songwriter Stephen Sondheim. 7 PM
September 17: New Musical: Teeth by Michael R. Jackson and Anna K. Jacobs
Adapted from the 2007 horror movie of the same title, this musical was showcased previously at the Sundance Institute and Off-Broadway’s Ars Nova. The Michael R. Jackson–Anna K. Jacobs score will be performed by a cast of Broadway veterans including Gilbert L Bailey II (A Bronx Tale), Dave Thomas Brown (American Psycho), Alyse Alan Louis (Amelie), Bonnie Milligan (Kinky Boots), and Samantha Parrish (Legally Blonde). 9:30 PM
September 19–23: Maria Friedman: Lenny & Steve
The London-based star of Broadway’s Woman in White performs her favorites by two Broadway songwriting masters, Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim. 7 PM Click here for details.
September 19: 54 Sings The Jonas Brothers
Broadway millenials celebrate the band that had hits with “Burning Up,” “When You Look Me in The Eyes,” and “Hold On,” as performed by Allie Trimm (13, Bye Bye Birdie), DeMarius R. Copes (the forthcoming Mean Girls), and others. 9:30 PM
September 20 and 22: Kyle Dean Massey
The actor who replaced major roles in Broadway’s Next to Normal, Wicked, and Pippin, and who appeared in the ABC series Nashville, sings “songs he heard nightly but never sang himself, the ones he played on guitar or belted in the shower, the ones that made him dance or mended his broken heart.” 9:30 PM
September 21: Ben Stock
The British actor makes his New York cabaret debut with songs by Noël Coward, Jerry Herman, David Friedman, Meredith Willson, Amanda McBroom, Tom Lehrer, Charles Strouse, 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 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.
Christine Ebersole and Lindsay Mendez have been special guest performers on Playbill’s Broadway on the High Seas cruises. Ebersole will again guest star on Playbill’s Broadway on the High Seas July 2018 cruise to Iceland, accompanied by Judy Kuhn, Rob McClure, Jarrod Spector, and Carmen Cusack.
Michael Feinstein will be a special star guest aboard Playbill Travel’s Broadway on the Danube River with Michael Feinstein, which sets sail November 3–13, 2017, also featuring Rachel Bay Jones, Julia Murney, Christopher Fitzgerald, Marc Kudisch, Christopher Sieber, Brandon Uranowitz, and Seth Rudetsky. Visit PlaybillTravel.com for booking and information.