PLAYBILL PLAYLIST: Singer Natalie Weiss, of "Breaking Down the Riffs," Shares Her "Riff List"
30 Oct 2013
Natalie Weiss, who is known for her various YouTube performances and her web series "Breaking Down the Riffs," will make her 54 Below debut Nov. 1. In anticipation of her upcoming concert, Weiss shares her "Riff List" as part of Playbill.com's Playbill Playlist.
The 11 PM concert promises "brand-new arrangements of pop favorites, highlights from her EP and maybe even an interactive 'Breaking Down The Riffs' segment."
Weiss, who has been seen on Broadway in Everyday Rapture and recently completed a two-and-a-half year run in the 25th anniversary tour of Les Misérables, has also been seen in the national tour of Wicked and Season Four of Fox's "American Idol."
The singer-actress, who breaks down various vocal embellishments (or riffs) note by note on her popular YouTube web series, picked her favorite "riff-tastic songs" as part of this week's Playbill Playlist and told us why they made her list.
54 Below is located at 254 W. 54th Street. For more information and tickets, visit 54Below.com.
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