Tony Danza, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, Lilla Crawford and More Among Jan. 16 Installment of Don't Quit Your Night Job
16 Jan 2014
Stage and screen actor Tony Danza, Tony Award-nominated songwriters Benj Pasek and Justin Paul and Annie star Lilla Crawford are among the artists who perform in the January installment of Don't Quit Your Night Job, the popular variety show series of comedy, music and offbeat performances, at 54 Below.
The series, which has returned to New York City for a three-month engagement, offers its final 11:30 PM show Jan. 16. The first show was held Nov. 21 and the second was held Dec. 19.
Also joining Rosen, Saltzberg and Lipton at the Jan. 16 installment are Derrick Baskin (Memphis), Tony nominee John Ellison Conlee (The (curious case of the) Watson Intelligence), Crawford (Annie, "Into The Woods"), Lea DeLaria ("Orange is the New Black"), Alexander Gemignani (Les Misérables), Jason Kravits (Relatively Speaking, "The Michael J. Fox Show"), Tony-nominated songwriters Pasek and Paul (A Christmas Story, Dogfight), Ephraim Sykes (Motown, Newsies), Tony nominee Mary Testa (Disaster! Queen of the Mist) and Danza (Honeymoon in Vegas).
Damien Bassman is featured on drums, and Rachel Maier stage manages.
Proceeds from the shows — presented with Shoshana Feinstein — benefit Open Doors, TDF's theatre arts mentoring program for high school students.
Don't Quit Your Night Job began in 2006 at Joe's Pub. The one-off benefit grew into a ten-month, sold-out run, and a commercial Off-Broadway production followed in 2007. Subsequently, Don't Quit Your Night Job has played the Zipper Factory, The Julia Miles Theater and (le) Poisson Rouge.
54 Below is located at 254 West 54th Street. Tickets are $20 for general admission and $50 for premium seating plus a meet and greet with the cast. For tickets, visit 54Below.com. For more information, visit DontQuitNYC.com.
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