By Andrew Gans
08 Oct 2013
The acclaimed singing actor will play the intimate venue Dec. 12. Show time is 9:30 PM; doors open at 8:45 PM.
Backed by Grandpa Musselman & His Syncopators, Morton, according to press notes, will offer "a repertoire of turn of the century ragtime, 1920′s jazz and depression era swing by composers such as Scott Joplin, Jelly Roll Morton and Duke Ellington."
A native of Scotland, Morton received an Olivier Award nomination for originating the role of Boy George in the musical Taboo. He moved to New York in 2003 to reprise the role on Broadway, earning Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Drama League Award nominations, as well as the Theatre World Award for Outstanding Broadway Debut.
There is a $25-$35 cover charge and a $25 food and beverage minimum. Visit 54Below.com.