Loni Ackerman, Allison Case, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Barbara Walsh Will Sing Work of Maltby and Shire

A host of theatre favorites will take part in a salute to the songs of Richard Maltby, Jr. and David Shire in December at 54 Below.

Entitled What Could Be Better?, the evening is scheduled for Dec. 17 at 9 PM. Doors open at 8:30 PM.

The composing team will be joined by Loni Ackerman, Allison Case, Margery Cohen, Molly Hager, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Stacey Lewis, Frank Vlastnik and Barbara Walsh.

Richard Maltby, Jr. and David Shire's shows written together include Starting Here, Starting Now; Baby; Closer Than Ever; Big; Take Flight; Love Match; and How Do You Do I Love You.

There is a $30-$40 cover charge and a $25 food and beverage minimum. 54 Below is located at 254 W. 54th St. Visit 54Below.com.