Presented at 9:30 PM and 11:30 PM, The Wild Party Swings features songs from Lippa's musical as re-imagined by Charlie Rosen's Broadway Big Band. Rosen is also musical director. Noah Himmelstein ( I Am Harvey Milk, Little Miss Sunshine) directs the evening that has music supervision by Mary-Mitchell Campbell. Robb Nanus produces.
The immersive performance is staged throughout the 54 Below performance space.
Composer-lyricist Lippa ( Big Fish, The Addams Family) is part of the evening that features original "Queenie" Murney, alongside Jordan ( Newsies, "Smash"), Kritzer ( Legally Blonde, A Catered Affair), Cerveris ( Sweeney Todd, Fun Home), Christopher Jackson ( In the Heights, Bronx Bombers) and Ciara Renée ( Big Fish). Caissie Levy ( Les Miserables) will appear only at the 11:30 PM performance.
According to the creators, "Andrew Lippa’s iconic musical The Wild Party is back and bigger than ever. With the help of Charlie Rosen and his 17-piece jazz band, hear your favorite hits like never before. Join award-winning composer/lyricist Andrew Lippa and some of Broadway’s best as they reimagine and rediscover the score that started it all."
There is a $40-$50 cover with a $25 minimum. 54 Below is located at 254 W. 54th Street. Tickets and additional information are available at 54Below.com.