This Week in Nightlife: Back to Back Powerhouse Performers Bridget Everett & Tori Scott

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Sunday Aug. 23: 54Below Celebrates the best musical moments from silver screen legend Meryl Streep with two concerts over one evening. 54 Sings Streep: The Music & The Meryl features a cast of Broadway and cabaret performers, including Lisa Howard and Sally Mayes, performing songs from Streep's films including "Into the Woods," "Death Becomes Her" and "Mamma Mia!" Tickets start at $35; 7 PM & 9:30 PM.

Monday Aug. 24: Tori Scott will belt it out once again on the stage at Joe's Pub in an evening of brassy songs and hilarious autobiographical stories. Thirsty! marks her 11th show at the downtown venue.  $20; 9:30 PM.

Tuesday Aug. 25: Fresh from its run at Washington D.C.'s Capital Fringe Festival, new musical Girl Versus Corinth returns to New York. The show weaves feminist history, an electro-pop score and the text of Euripides' Medea. $12; 9:30 PM. 

Wednesday Aug. 26: Following her sold-out production of Rock Bottom, Bridget Everett returns to Joe's Pub with her band, The Tender Moments, for an evening of cabaret, chardonnay and personal stories. $25; 9:30 PM. 

Thursday Aug. 27: Celebrate one of the most influential and iconic artists in jazz history, Charlie "Bird" Parker, idolized by many. Join the Charlie Parker Birthday Sextet of musicians paying homage to the jazz legend at Birdland. $40; 8:30 PM.  Friday Aug. 28: The soundtrack to "Back to the Future" is brought back to life on the stage at 54 Below in 54 Sings Back to the Future. In celebration of the 30th anniversary of the film, Rock of Ages rockers Mitchell Jarvis and Justin Sargent are joined by guest performers and a band to sing the songs from the cult film. $30; 9:30 PM.

Saturday Aug. 29: Ida Blues debut show at Joe's Pub, a tribute to Billie "Lady Day" Holiday, was a smash hit. Now the Brooklyn songstress returns with a celebration of Blues, inspired by the likes of Memphis Minne, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Robert Johnson and more.

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