PLAYBILL PLAYLIST: 10 Songs That Ben Vereen is Steppin' Out To, From Wicked to Usher and Stevie Wonder

Playlist   PLAYBILL PLAYLIST: 10 Songs That Ben Vereen is Steppin' Out To, From Wicked to Usher and Stevie Wonder
 
Tony Award winner Ben Vereen will offer a limited engagement of his solo show Steppin' Out March 17-21 at 54 Below. In anticipation of his concerts, he shares ten favorite songs to "Step Out" to as part of this week's Playbill Playlist.

According to 54 Below, "Join Ben Vereen at 54 Below for an unforgettable evening of song and story. The Broadway legend returns to our stage with his acclaimed show Steppin' Out, including new songs!"

A Tony and Drama Desk Award winner for his performance in Bob Fosse's Pippin, Vereen's Broadway credits include Wicked, I'm Not Rappaport, Chicago, Hair, Fosse, Jelly's Last Jam, Jesus Christ Superstar and A Christmas Carol.

Song-and-dance man Vereen picks ten of his favorite feel-good songs as part of Playbill.com's Playbill Playlist. Click through for his responses.

54 Below is located at 254 W. 54th Street. For more information and tickets, visit 54Below.com.

Man of La Mancha's "The Impossible Dream" by Mitch Leigh, Joe Darion. It's important to strive for your dreams, no matter what the outcome.

Lionel Richie's "Zoom." Someone you hold close to your heart is always with you, no matter the distance.

Stevie Wonder's "As." Love conquers all. Love fiercely.

Usher's "Looking for Myself" by J. Pierre Medor, Earl Hood, Richard Butler, Eric Goudy. Search for your true authentic self and appreciate yourself!

O'Jay's "Stairway to Heaven" by Leon Huff, Kenny Gamble. You're in perfect harmony with someone.

Little Night Music's "Send in the Clowns" by Stephen Sondheim. Live in the present, not the past.

Wicked's "For Good" by Stephen Schwartz. Look for the good within ourselves and love one another.

Joni Michell's "Both Sides Now." It makes you reflect on your life and all the things you've experienced that makes you who you are.

Jamie Grace's "Beautiful Day." Every day is beautiful! Enjoy it!

Fosse's "Life is Just a Bowl of Cherries" by Lew Brown and Ray Henderson. A reminder to take it easy, don't stress. Life is full of magical mysteries.

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