If It Only Even Runs a Minute, With Hunter Foster, Chip Zien, Lesli Margherita and More, Held April 21 at 54 Below

By Michael Gioia
21 Apr 2014

Lesli Margherita
Lesli Margherita

The 12th edition of the Bistro Award-winning series If It Only Even Runs a Minute, celebrating rare songs, behind-the-scenes tales and inspiring photos from underappreciated musicals, is held April 21 at 54 Below.

Created and hosted by 54 Below director of programming Jennifer Ashley Tepper and The Book of Mormon's Kevin Michael Murphy, the 9:30 PM concert includes performances and stories from original cast members and writers of selected shows as well as new interpretations of songs.

Performers include Anna Ty Bergman, Randy Blair, Max Crumm (Grease, Disaster!), Ed Dixon (Anything Goes), Hunter Foster (The Bridges of Madison County, Hands on a Hardbody), Anita Gillette (Chapter Two, Brighton Beach Memoirs), A.J. Holmes (The Book of Mormon, Team StarKid), Chad Kimball (Memphis, Lennon), Lesli Margherita (Matilda), Samantha Massell (Little Me at Encores!), Lenora Nemetz (Gypsy, Up In One), Larry Owens (Fat Camp), Sean Michael Palmer, Ben Rappaport (Picnic, "Outsourced"), Mike Rosengarten and Chip Zien (The Big Knife, Into the Woods), among others.

Joshua Zecher-Ross is the evening's musical director.



The 12th edition features stories about and songs from Borscht Capades, Chess, Climb High, The Gospel at Colonus, The King of Schnorrers, Lennon, Let My People Come, Mr. President, Ride the Winds, Ruthless!, The Selling of the President, Up in One, Weird Romance and more.

54 Below is located at 254 W. 54th Street. For tickets, visit 54Below.com. For more information, visit IfItOnlyEvenRunsAMinute.com.