Feinstein’s/54 Below, the 134-seat supper club located below Studio 54, will boast these events of interest to theatre folk the week of July 20-27.
July 20: Savannah Frazier: Ever-Long: Tales from a Tall Ingenue and Other Short(er) Stories
The Broadway actor (Amazing Grace, Wonderful Town) makes her Feinstein’s/54 Below solo concert debut singing “Will He Like Me?” and “My White Knight,” plus songs from The Bridges of Madison County, Bright Star, and Company. Special guests: Jacob Smith, Aaron Young, and Kyle Scatliff. 9:30 PM
July 21–22: Samantha Barks
Barks, who played Eponine in the West End and film productions of Les Misérables, makes her New York cabaret debut singing “On My Own,” “As Long as He Needs Me,” and other tunes from her eponymous new album. With musical direction by Billy Stritch. 7 PM
July 21: Katie Welsh: The Evolution of the Broadway Musical Heroine
She traces this history using numbers from Oklahoma!, South Pacific, Bells Are Ringing, Sweet Charity, Jesus Christ Superstar, Sunday in the Park with George, Into the Woods, Les Misérables, The Light in the Piazza, and other shows. 9:30 PM.
July 22: DeMarius R. Copes
Actor-singer from The Prom at Alliance Theatre tells the story of his life and sings an eclectic mix of songs, including musical theater, jazz, and pop. 11:30 PM
July 23: NYMF 2017 Preview: Generation Me
Concert performance of the new musical, an official selection of the New York Musical Festival’s Next Link Project, with music by Will Finan and book by Julie Soto and Ryan Warren. Generation Me explores the heartbreak, confusion, and survivor’s guilt on those left behind by suicide. 7 PM
July 23: Tim Realbuto & Friends Sing Jeanine Tesori
A salute to the composer of Fun Home, Thoroughly Modern Millie, and Shrek, performed by Realbuto, Sarah Litzsinger, Rozi Baker, JaLeesa Beavers, Jenna Leigh Green, Sofia Trimarchi, and others. 9:30 PM
July 24: Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah! in Concert
Mary Testa and Tovah Feldshuh, original cast members of the Off-Broadway musical, reunite for a concert performance of the score from this show, with lyrics by parodist Allan Sherman. Two shows: 7 and 9:30 PM. Click here for details.
July 25: 54 Sings Panic! At the Disco
Nicholas Barasch (She Loves Me), Alex Boniello (Spring Awakening), Max Chernin (Bright Star, Sunday in the Park), Kathryn Gallagher (Spring Awakening), Jon Hacker (Jersey Boys, Newsies) sing “A Fever You Can’t Sweat Out,” “I Write Sins Not Tragedies” and other hits from the alt-rock band.
July 26: The Cast of Cats Sings Andrew Lloyd Webber
Actors from the current Broadway revival sing numbers from the composer’s other shows, including Evita, Sunset Boulevard, The Phantom of the Opera, and Starlight Express. Two shows: 7 and 9:30 PM.
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. 7:30 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. 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.