54 Below Announces August-September Lineup; Patti LuPone, Eden Espinosa, Michael Arden Among Dozens of Performers

By Michael Gioia
August 2, 2012

New Manhattan nightspot 54 Below, which features a starry lineup of Broadway favorites, has announced its schedule for August and September. Tony winner Patti LuPone will return for an encore engagement, and Norbert Leo Butz, Howard McGillin, Eden Espinosa, Michael Arden and more will offer concerts at the venue.



54 Below is located at 254 West 54th Street. For more information, visit 54Below.com.

The August lineup follows:

Jazz Brunch
Aug. 5 at 1 PM – Eric Comstock & Barbara Fasano
Aug. 12 at 1 PM – Alysha Umphress
Aug. 19 at 1 PM – Julie Reyburn
Aug. 26 at 1 PM – Alex Bugnon
$20-30 cover charge. $25 food/beverage minimum or $45 prefix menu.

Backstage
Broadway's Sunday night cocktail party and songfest
Aug. 5, 12, 19, 26 from 5 PM-7 PM
No cover charge. $15 food/beverage minimum.

Sing, Harlem, Sing! Gospel/R&B Brunch
Aug. 11, 18, 25 at 1 PM
$20-30 cover charge. $25 food/beverage minimum or $45 prefix menu.

Norbert Leo Butz
Aug. 5 at 9 PM, Aug. 10-11 at 11 PM
$30-50 cover charge. $25 food/beverage minimum.

Lea Delaria
Aug. 6 at 10:30 PM
$25-35 cover charge. $25 food/beverage minimum.

Howard McGillin
Aug. 7-8 at 8 PM
$30-40 cover charge. $25 food/beverage minimum.

The Green Room
After-theatre cocktail lounge
Aug. 7-9, 14-16, 21-23 at 9:30 PM
Live music. No cover charge. No food/beverage minimum.

Sondheim Unplugged!
Featuring stars from the original Broadway cast of Sweeney Todd, Len Cariou and Sarah Rice
Aug. 10 at 8 PM
$20-30 cover charge. $20 food/beverage minimum.

Chad Kimball
Aug. 11 at 8 PM
$20-30 cover charge. $25 food/beverage minimum.

Michael Arden
Aug. 12 at 9 PM
$25-35 cover charge. $25 food/beverage minimum.

Victor Garber
Aug. 13, 20 at 7 PM
$40-50 cover charge. $25 food/beverage minimum.

Natalie Joy Johnson
Aug. 13 at 9:30 PM
$15-25 cover charge. $25 food/beverage minimum.

Hilary Kole
Aug. 14-16 at 8:30 PM, Aug. 17-18 at 8:30 PM and 11 PM
$30-40 cover charge. $25 food/beverage minimum.

Bridget Everett
Aug. 20 at 9:30 PM
$15-25 cover charge. $25 food/beverage minimum.

Faith Prince and Jason Graae
Aug. 21-23 at 8:30 PM, Aug. 24-25 at 8:30 PM and 11 PM
$30-40 cover charge. $25 food/beverage minimum.

Tituss Burgess
Aug. 26 at 9 PM
$20-30 cover charge. $25 food/beverage minimum.

Tonya Pinkins
Aug. 27 at 9:30 PM
$30-40 cover charge. $25 food/beverage minimum.

Brad Simmons and Paul Oakley Stovall
Aug. 28 at 8:30 PM
$10-20 cover charge. $15 food/beverage minimum. The September lineup follows:

Sing, Harlem, Sing! Gospel/R&B Brunch
Sept. 8, 15, 22 at 1 PM
$30 cover charge. $25 food/beverage minimum or $45 prefix menu.

Backstage
Broadway's Sunday night cocktail party and songfest.
Sept. 9, 16, 23, 30 from 5 PM-7 PM
No cover charge. $15 food/beverage minimum.

Marin Mazzie
Sept. 4-6 at 8:30 PM, Sept. 7-8 at 8:30 PM and 11 PM
$35-45 cover charge. $25 food/beverage minimum.

The Green Room
The after-theatre cocktail lounge.
Sept. 4-6, 11-13, 18-20, 25-27 at 9:30 PM
Live music. No cover charge. No food/beverage minimum.

Michael Winther and Fred Hersch
Sept. 9 at 9 PM
$25-35 cover charge. $25 food/beverage minimum.

Julia Murney
Sept. 10 at 7 PM, Sept. 16 at 9 PM
$20-30 cover charge. $25 food/beverage minimum.

Eden Espinosa
Sept. 10, 17 at 9:30 PM
$20-30 cover charge. $25 food/beverage minimum.

Linda Lavin
Sept. 17 at 7 PM, Sept. 23 at 3 PM
$30-40 cover charge. $25 food/beverage minimum.

Patti LuPone
Sept. 18-22 at 8:30 PM, Sept 21-22 at 11 PM
$85-95 cover charge. $30 food/beverage minimum.

Jessica Phillips
Sept. 23 at 9 PM
$20-30 cover charge. $25 food/beverage minimum.

Darlene Love
Sept. 24 at 7 PM
$35-45 cover charge. $25 food/beverage minimum.

Ann Hampton Callaway
Sept. 25-27 at 8:30 PM, Sept. 28-29 at 8:30 PM and 11 PM
$30-40 cover charge. $25 food/beverage minimum.

Nathan Lee Graham
Sept. 30 at 9 PM
$20-30 cover charge. $25 food/beverage minimum.