Feinstein’s/54 Below, the supper club located below Manhattan's Studio 54, features the following events of interest to theatre folk the week of December 14–21:
December 14: Robert Creighton: Holiday Happy!
The star of the Off-Broadway musical Cagney, who is scheduled to appear in Disney’s upcoming Broadway musical Frozen, performs a holiday concert with his young Fr0ozen co-stars Audrey Bennett, Mattea Conforti, Brooklyn Nelson, and Ayla Schwartz, who will share the roles of young Anna and Elsa. 7 PM
December 15–17: The 10th Annual Joe Iconis Christmas Extravaganza
Annie Golden and Julia Mattison are among Broadway performers who will serve as guests at songwriter Iconis’ annual parade of “brand-new holiday songs, old favorites, tiny elves, enormous reindeer, an inebriated Mr. and Mrs. Claus, and an ungodly number of candy canes.” Two performances daily, 7 and 9:30 PM Click here for details.
December 18–25 and 27–30: Michael Feinstein: Christmas Crooners
The club’s co-owner and namesake hosts an all-new show featuring a segment of seasonal songs made famous by crooners Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Dean Martin, and others from their era. 7 PM Click here for details.
December 18–23: Norm Lewis: Santa Baby!
The Tony Award-nominated singing star of The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess greets the holidays with a selection that includes “This Christmas,” “Santa Baby,” “Where Is Love?,” “Home” from The Wiz, “All I Want for Christmas,” and other standards. 9:30 PM Click here for details.
December 19: Bitch Carols: A NSFW Holiday Cabaret
Lisa Mongillo and Kate Villa have assembled and produced this cabaret show that spices holiday favorites with feminist politics, with songs including “Have Yourself a Merry Little Wage Gap” and “Carol of the Birth Controls” performed by a cast that includes Dorcas Leung (Miss Saigon), Brittney Johnson (Beautiful, Motown), Zach Piser (Wicked), and a dozen more. 11:30 PM
December 20: Hallmarc’s A Christmas Murder, Featuring the Songs of Gwen Stefani
Bonnie Milligan, Matt Doyle, Molly Hager, and Zach Young are featured in this jukebox musical that uses the song hits of pop star Stefani to tell an original murder-mystery story set amid the Merry Christmas America cupcake pageant. 11:30 PM. Click here for details.
Click here for a complete list of 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.
Michael Feinstein and Norm Lewis have been special guest performers on Playbill’s Broadway on the High Seas cruises. Cabins are available for Playbill’s Broadway on the High Seas July 2018 cruise to Iceland, accompanied by Christine Ebersole, Judy Kuhn, Rob McClure, Jarrod Spector, Carmen Cusack, and Sierra Boggess.
Tickets are now also on sale for the Broadway on the High Seas 10: Odyssey Through the Greek Isles June 24–July 1, 2019, with a lineup of top Broadway stars to be announced. Call Judy Perl Worldwide for tickets at (844) 561-3625. Visit PlaybillTravel.com for booking and information.