This Week in Nightlife: Don't Miss Alice Ripley, and Celebrations of Sondheim, Edith Piaf and Frank Sinatra

News   This Week in Nightlife: Don't Miss Alice Ripley, and Celebrations of Sondheim, Edith Piaf and Frank Sinatra
 
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Sunday Aug. 9: 54 Below unites young Broadway vets Allie Trimm and Brynn Williams, who starred together in 13 The Musical and the Roundabout revival of Bye Bye BirdieThe duo takes to the stage with their show Nowadays, an evening of musical theatre and pop songs and a lot of riffing. Tickets start at $25; 9:30 PM. 

Monday Aug. 10: Through his signature style of comedy and storytelling, Brandon Kyle Goodman brings his show One Good Man to Joe's Pub. The show explores the trials and tribulations of being an adult, while offering advice on sex, dating, being black and how to be that "one good man." Tickets are $16; 7 PM. 

Tuesday Aug. 11: With fans like Wyclef Jean, don't miss Rachel Brown's Joe's Pub debut as she takes to the stage with an eight piece band. The New Yorker's unique sound blends elements of her Ethiopian, Bermudian and Southern roots with soul, R&B, hip hop, and 90’s pop. The talented performer lists soul greats such as Sam Cooke and Smokey Robinson as her childhood influences. 

Wednesday Aug. 12: Tony winner Alice Ripley returns to 54 Below with a brand new show titled All Sondheim. The Broadway star of shows like Next to Normal, Sunset Boulevard, The Who’s Tommy, Side Show and The Rocky Horror Show explores the enduring melodies of Stephen Sondheim's repertoire. Ripley will sing her favorites as well as revisit characters that she's played from celebrated Sondheim musicals. Tickets start at $35; 7 & 9:30 PM. 

Thursday Aug. 13: Experience Edith Piaf's greatest hits performed by New York City's finest at 54 Below with Edith Piaf: An All-Star Celebration. Gay Marshall, Carole J. Bufford, Molly Pope and more honor the legendary French songstress. Tickets start at $30; 7 & 9:30 PM. Friday Aug. 14: 54 Below continues to honor Frank Sinatra's centennial with the third part in the Frank Sinatra Centennial Celebration. Sal Viviano, Brian Charles Rooney and Christopher Johnstone are among the stars bringing Sinatra's greatest hits alive as they remember the legend of the stage and screen. Tickets start at $30; 7 PM.

Multi Mac Award winner Dana Lorge hosts The Dana Lorge Variety Show at Metropolitan Room, attracting a host of talent from the worlds of Broadway, opera and the regional musical theatre landscape. This week's performers include Jamie Hartman, Gary Crawford, Strawberry Fields, recently crowned the winner of NYC's Next Top Drag Queen, Jillian Laurain, Sammy Goldstein and Andrea Wolff & The Bad Girls. Tickets start at $20; 7 PM. 

Saturday Aug. 15: Dan Finnerty has shown off his hilarious style of musical comedy in such hits as "Old School", "The Hangover" and "Starsky and Hutch." He is joined on the stage at Joe's Pub with his band, The Dan Band after playing to sold-out crowds and on shows like "Jimmy Kimmel Live," "Ellen," "The Late Late Show" and more. 

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