PHOTO CALL: Ben Vereen Previews Steppin' Out at 54 Below
10 Jul 2012
Tony Award winner Ben Vereen brings his one-man concert, Steppin' Out with Ben Vereen, to the new nightlife venue 54 Below beginning July 10.
The Jesus Christ Superstar and Pippin star will offer the evening of song through July 21. It promises "a high energy tribute to the music of Broadway, along with musical selections made famous by the likes of Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis, Jr."
Vereen will perform such songs as "Life is Just a Bowl of Cherries," "Mr. Bojangles" and "Defying Gravity." Steppin' Out with Ben Vereen was also captured for a live CD that is currently available.
A Tony Award winner for his role in Pippin, Vereen has also appeared on Broadway in Wicked, Fosse, Chicago, Jesus Christ Superstar, Hair and I'm Not Rappaport. He was also featured in the television miniseries "Roots."
Cover charge is $50-$60 with a $30 food/drink minimum. 54 Below is located at 254 West 54th Street.