Sheldon Harnick, Zak Resnick, Ben Fankhauser, Ryann Redmond and More Celebrate Short-Lived Musicals Tonight

News   Sheldon Harnick, Zak Resnick, Ben Fankhauser, Ryann Redmond and More Celebrate Short-Lived Musicals Tonight
The 14th edition of the Bistro Award-winning series If It Only Even Runs A Minute, featuring rare songs, behind-the-scenes tales and inspiring photos from underappreciated Broadway and Off-Broadway musicals, is held Feb. 9 at 54 Below. 

Sheldon Harnick
Sheldon Harnick Photo by Joseph Marzullo/WENN

According to press notes, "The show features performances and stories from original cast members and writers of several of the featured shows. This is an essential concert for musical theatre nerds!"

The 9:30 PM concert features performances from Seth Eliser, Ben Fankhauser, Sheldon Harnick, Margery Gray Harnick, Leah Hocking, Rachel MacKenzie, Teri Ralston, Ryann Redmond, Zak Resnick, Brian Charles Rooney, Jake Satterfield, Margo Seibert, Elena Shaddow, Emily Skinner, Kaitlyn Swygard, Allie Trimm, Maksim Tokarev, Jessica Vosk, Lauren Worsham and more.

Members of the cast picked songs from short-lived musicals as part of this week's Playbill Playlist.

The concert features songs from and stories about Actor Lawyer Indian Chief, Blood Red Roses, Elegies For Angels Punks and Raging Queens, Home Again Home Again, Hundreds of Hats, The Lieutenant, Myths and Hymns, A Reel American Hero, Skyscraper, Tenderloin, The Thing About Men, The Woman In White and more.

If It Only Even Runs A Minute is created and hosted by 54 Below director of programming Jennifer Ashley Tepper and Book of Mormon's Kevin Michael Murphy, with musical direction by Joshua Zecher-Ross.

Previous editions of Runs A Minute have played at the New York Musical Theatre Festival, Caroline's on Broadway, The Laurie Beechman Theatre, Joe's Pub and (le) Poisson Rouge. Thus far, the series has included over 250 performers and over 150 featured musicals as well as many songs that have never before been recorded.

54 Below is located at 254 West 54th Street. Tickets start at $25. For more information, visit For tickets, call (866) 468-7619 or visit

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