Feinstein’s/54 Below, the supper club located below Manhattan's Studio 54, will boast these events of interest to theatre folk the week of November 9–16:
November 10: 54 Sings the Beatles
Broadway singers get to try their pipes on “Yesterday,” “Can’t Buy Me Love,” “While My Guitar Gently Weeps,” and other Fab Four hits, featuring vocals by Remy Zaken (Spring Awakening), Douglas Ladnier (Jekyll & Hyde), Brian Charles Rooney (The Threepenny Opera), and Morgan Weed (American Psycho). 7 PM.
November 10: Deonté L. Warren: Let’s Make It To Love
The actor uses his night off from Aladdin on Broadway to make his Feinstein’s/54 Below solo debut exploring “all he has learned (and some of what he has yet to learn) about love [with] gospel, neo-soul, and some good old-fashioned musical theatre hits.” Guest stars include Major Attaway, Kerissa Arrington, Lydia Warr, Juwan Crawley, and Lauren Turner. 9:30 PM
November 11: Anna Bergman: You’re All the World to Me: A Musical Travelogue from Porter to Puccini
An international and multilingual concert that includes Broadway tunes, French chanson, German cabaret, Neapolitan songs, Viennese operetta, and Italian opera. 7 PM
November 11: This Is the Army
A concert staging of Irving Berlin’s rarely heard World War II musical, celebrating the lives of U.S. enlisted men and women, and including his hits “God Bless America” and “Oh, How I Hate To Get Up in the Morning.” 9:30 PM. Click here for details.
November 11: The Late Comet: Pearl Rhein: Books & Instruments
The former Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 actor will perform her original songs with Brittain Ashford, Scott Stangland, Lulu Fall, Andrea Prestinario, and others. 11:30 PM Click here for details.
November 12: The Ballad of Little Jo Cast Album Release Party
Celebrating the recording of the Two River Theater production of this Jeff Award-winning musical by multi-platinum Grammy winner Mike Reid, Sarah Schlesinger, and John Dias. Featuring cast members Teal Wicks, Eric William Morris, Jane Bruce, Daniel K. Isaac, and others. 9:30 PM
November 13: Christine Ebersole
The two-time Tony Award winner, who recently starred on Broadway in War Paint, sings standards by Jerome Kern, Dorothy Fields, and the Gershwins. 7 PM Click here for details.
November 13: Keve Wilson & Rachel Handman: Broadway Musicians From Around the World
Oboist Keve Wilson (A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder) and violinist Rachel Handman (Something Rotten, Dr. Zhivago) play international music with vocalists from Broadway shows. 9:30 PM
November 14: 54 Sings Billy Joel: His Greatest Hits!
Broadway actors Maxine Linehan, Cooper Grodin, Laurel Harris, and Bob Stillman perform numbers by the six-time Grammy-winning singer-songwriter of “She’s Always a Woman,” “Uptown Girl,” “Just the Way You Are,” “New York State of Mind,” and his signature song, “Piano Man.” 7 PM
November 15: Benjamin Eakeley: Broadway Swinger, Vol. 2—All of Me
Eakeley has appeared on Broadway revivals of She Loves Me, Cabaret, On a Clear Day, You Can See Forever, and Sweeney Todd. He and his swing band will play music from the 1930s by Harold Arlen, Cole Porter, George Gershwin, Richard Rodgers, Sammy Fein, and others. 7 PM
November 15: LIT || Janine DiVita: a #modernbroad
The veteran of Broadway’s Grease and Anything Goes recently completed a national tour as Anne in If/Then. She will get some help on her "cocktail of Broadway and pop tunes” from her former If/Then co-star, James Snyder. 9:30 PM
November 16: Two By Two in Concert
Concert staging of the 1970 Richard Rodgers-Martin Charnin musical about the Biblical story of Noah and the ark. Stars Chip Zien and Christine Pedi, with Charnin as narrator. 7 PM Click here for details.
November 16: Michael Hull
The Rent and Avenue Q actor performs showtunes, pop and standards, with guest stars including Natalie Weiss, Jed Resnick, Tripp Fountain, Jennifer Lauren Brown, Mark Sanderlin, and Vishaal Reddy. 9:30 PM
Click here for a complete list of upcoming Feinstein’s/54 Below events. Tickets for most events cost $35–$75, plus a $25 food and beverage minimum, plus $6 extra if purchased at the door. Some events are higher or lower. 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.
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