Tony Award-Nominated "Glee" Star Matthew Morrison to Play 54 Below

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24 Apr 2013

Matthew Morrison
Matthew Morrison
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Golden Globe and Tony Award-nominated "Glee" star Matthew Morrison will play a two-performance engagement at 54 Below in June. The concerts will celebrate the release of his upcoming studio album "Where It All Began."

Morrison, known to Broadway audiences for The Light in the Piazza, Hairspray and South Pacific, will return to the New York stage for two intimate evenings of song June 2 at 9:30 PM and June 4 at 7 PM.

Tickets will go on sale to 54 Below subscribers April 26 and to the general public on May 1.

Morrison's album "Where It All Began" will be released June 4. It promises "Singin' in the Rain," which Morrison covered on "Glee," and "Younger Than Springtime," which he performed nightly in the Tony Award-winning revival of South Pacific.

According to producers, "Featured on the recording are a collection of classic standards, many of which were first made famous in Broadway musicals. To create the twelve songs featured on this exciting new album, Morrison turned to legendary producer Phil Ramone (who produced the likes of Frank Sinatra & Tony Bennett, among many others), and Grammy Award-winning producer Gregg Field. The collection marks the first release from 222 Records, the newly formed label from Adam Levine."



The track listing for "Where It All Began" follows:

"
Singin' In The Rain
"
"Come Rain or Come Shine"/"Basin Street Blues"
"Ease on Down the Road
"
"Younger Than Springtime
"
"It Don't Mean a Thing
"
"The Lady Is a Tramp
"
"As Long as She Needs Me"

"On the Street Where You Live
"
"Hey There
"
"Luck Be a Lady
"
"Send in the Clowns
"
"West Side Story Medley"

On June 1 PBS will broadcast Morrison's solo concert from the Busnhell Center for the Performing Arts, which was taped last November, in Hartford, CT. 

Morrison received a Tony nomination for his work in The Light in the Piazza and also appeared on Broadway in South Pacific, Hairspray, A Naked Girl on the Appian Way, The Rocky Horror Show and Footloose. On "Glee," he plays high school show-choir director and Spanish teacher Will Schuester.

Tickets are priced $45-$55. There is a $25 food/beverage minimum. 54 Below is located at 254 W. 54th Street. Tickets and additional information are available at 54Below.com.