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 13–20.
July 13: Michael Lavine and Friends
The Broadway vocal coach, performer, and sheet music guru performs with Tony Award winners Tonya Pinkins and Daisy Eagan, plus Christine Pedi, Heather MacRae, and others. 7 PM. Click here for details.
July 13, 15: Kyle Dean Massey
Co-star of Broadway’s Next to Normal, Wicked, and Pippin, as well as the ABC series Nashville, Massey shares songs he heard nightly in these shows, but never got to sing himself. 9:30 PM
July 14, 15: Christine Andreas Sings Piaf—No Regrets
The two-time Tony-nominated star of Oklahoma! and On Your Toes presents her solo concert of songs made famous by French chanteuse Edith Piaf, including “La Vie En Rose” and “Hymne a L’Amour.” 7 PM
July 14: 54 Sings Broadway’s Greatest Hits!
For the latest installment in this monthly series, Tony winner Bill Irwin, Nancy Anderson, Jillian Louis, Jenny Lee Stern, Clara Regula, and Keith Varney will sing classic songs from classic musicals. 9:30 PM
July 16: A Broadway Musical
Major Attaway, Glory Crampton, and Jason Graae are among stars who will give a concert performance of the score from Strouse & Adams' short-lived A Broadway Musical. Two shows: 7 and 9:30 PM. Click here for details.
July 17: Eleanor Reissa
“Yiddish diva” Reissa (currently on Broadway in the cast of Indecent) and the Grammy Award-winning “mystical high priest of New Wave Avant-Klez jazz” Frank London, backed by the Klezmer Brass All Stars, will perform songs from the “Great Yiddish Songbook.” 7 PM
July 17: New Musical: Sweetwater
Jenn Gambatese will be featured in a showcase of this new musical about the unsung female pilots of World War II. 9:30 PM
July 19: Daniel Koek
The Australian-born star of the West End production of Les Misérables makes his U.S. cabaret debut. 7 PM
July 19: Meghan Murphy: The Big Red Show
Murphy sings jazz, blues, folk, soul, and showtunes, backed by Jimmy Morehead and band. 9:30 PM
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.
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.