THE SCREENING ROOM: The Skivvies' 54 Below Concert, With Laura Benanti, Rory O'Malley, Andrew Keenan-Bolger and Morgan James

By Michael Gioia
and Adam Hetrick
13 Jun 2013

Tony Award winner Laura Benanti, Rory O'Malley, Andrew Keenan-Bolger and Morgan James joined the Skivvies for their June 10 engagement at 54 Below. Here are highlights from the evening. 



Featuring actor-musicians Lauren Molina (Sweeney Todd, Marry Me a Little) and Nick Cearley (All Shook Up), the Skivvies are known for their acoustic performances of pop songs, wearing nothing but their underwear. The duo and their guests play instruments ranging from the cello, ukulele, guitar and glockenspiel to the melodica.

Check out the Skivvies' Playbill Playlist of "Songs to Strip to."

In addition to Benanti (Gypsy), O'Malley (The Book of Mormon), Keenan-Bolger (Newsies) and James (Motown), the concert featured Alison Fraser (The Secret Garden), Adam Kantor (The Last Five Years), Wesley Taylor ("Smash") and Leslie McDonel (American Idiot).

They were joined by Shannon Ford (Next to Normal) on drums and Katrina Yaukey (War Horse, Billy Elliott) on saxophone/accordion.

"It's Hot Hot Up in Herre":

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