Late Night Life: Get Intimate with Tori Scott, Derek Klena, Lindsay Mendez and More

By Philippe Bowgen
25 Jun 2014

Do you want to see a cabaret, worship nightlife diva Tori Scott or hum along with some Bacharach and Kyle Riabko late night after your Broadway show? Playbill.com provides you with some of the best options New York City has to offer in late night entertainment.



Check out these four awesome, Broadway star-studded, throwback-classy and affordable events happening through the summer, as part of Playbill.com 's ongoing night life round up. These shows will take you all over New York's theatrical landscape and leave you singing old school standards and original pop medleys the whole subway ride home.

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Lindsay Mendez and Derek Klena
June 28
11:00 PM
54 Below (254 W. 54th Street)

"Known to New York audiences for playing Rose and Birdlace in Dogfight, and fresh off a run as Elphaba and Fiyero in Wicked, Lindsay Mendez and Derek Klena join forces once again, this time on the stage of 54 Below. The two will perform a rousing, eclectic evening celebrating the music they love and their genuine friendship."

Directed by Dogfight bookwriter Peter Duchan. Musical direction by Dogfight and Wicked's Bryan Perri.

There is a $45-55 cover charge. $25 food & beverage minimum. Visit 54Below.com.

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Aziza Miller: CD Release
July 7
7:30 PM
Joe's Pub (425 Lafayette Street)

"Aziza Miller knows New York. The pulse and the energy of the city manifests in her fusion of jazz, soul, Latin, and spoken word. She spellbinds audiences with her original compositions, peerless musicianship, and soulful yet sophisticated melodies. A native New Yorker, Aziza is proud to debut her new album "What’s On Your Mind?" at Joe’s Pub. "What’s On Your Mind?" is the defining musical portrait of Aziza as both composer and musical artisan. "The Subway," the album's first single, vividly captures the sights, sounds, and colorful characters that distinguish New York's metro system. Produced by Abe Fogle, engineered by Bryan X. Andrade, mixed by Chris Parks, and mastered by Dave Darlington, “The Subway” has been hailed by Valerie Simpson as "an anthem for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority" and has become the show stopper of Aziza's concerts. Directed by Chinua Thomas, the accompanying video was filmed on-location in New York during summer 2013."
 

Tickets are $20. Visit JoesPub.

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Kyle Riabko
July 21
7:30 PM
Joe's Pub (425 Lafayette Street)

"Musician Kyle Riabko performs his original songs along with selections from the Bacharach catalogue which were featured in his acclaimed Off Broadway show What’s It All About? Bacharach Reimagined earlier this year. Named “One of the Year’s Best” by The New York Times, the show received nominations for Drama Desk Awards, Outer Critics Circle Awards and Lucille Lortel Awards for which Riabko was nominated as Best Actor in a Musical. The New York Times wrote, “Riabko searches out the emotional layers of the songs with impressive precision,” and New York Magazine said, “Riabko is the wonderfully appealing star”. Riabko previously appeared on Broadway in both Spring Awakening and Hair, and in his teen years, recorded an album of original material for Sony/Aware Records and performed as an opening act for such artists as BB King, James Brown, John Mayer, Buddy Guy, Keb Mo, Jason Mraz, and Maroon 5, among others."

Tickets are $20. Visit JoesPub.

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Tori Scott
Sept. 16
7:30 PM
Joe's Pub (425 Lafayette Street)

"Belter and bad decision expert Tori Scott, a Garland for the Grindr era, returns to Joe's Pub for another evening of brassy songs and slurred autobiographical stories. As a singer, she's graced the stages of 54 Below, the Laurie Beechman, the Metropolitan Room, and every gay bar on the Eastern Seaboard; as an actress, she's counted to 20 as a singing garbage woman on "Sesame Street" and dubbed the vocals of a singing hooker on HBO's "Cathouse: The Musical"; as a woman, she strives every day in every way to be a consummate lady and sometimes wonders if she actually still has a liver or not. If you missed her previous packed shows at the Pub, all is forgiven; just get a ticket, get a drink, and let Tori belt your troubles away.."

Tickets are $20. Visit JoesPub.