‘An Ungodly Number of Candy Canes’ Promised for Joe Iconis Christmas Extravaganza

Cabaret & Concert News   ‘An Ungodly Number of Candy Canes’ Promised for Joe Iconis Christmas Extravaganza
The tenth annual NYC concert blowout is scheduled for December 15–17.
<i>Joe Iconis Christmas Spectacular</i>
Joe Iconis Christmas Spectacular Monica Simoes

Songwriter Joe Iconis slides down the Feinstein’s/54 Below chimney once again to host The 10th Annual Joe Iconis Christmas Extravaganza, December 15—17.

Iconis and his “merry band of musical theatre punks” will offer their celebration of all things red and green, featuring “brand-new holiday songs, old favorites, tiny elves, enormous reindeer, an inebriated Mr. and Mrs. Claus, and an ungodly number of candy canes.”

The show will feature special guest star Annie Golden, as well as performers from previous Iconis concerts, including Ally Bonino, Liz Lark Brown, Gerard Canonico, Harrison Chad, Bill Coyne, Katrina Rose Dideriksen, Badia Farha (11 PM shows only), Alexandra Ferrara, Amanda Flynn, Renee Gagner, Danielle Gimbal, Josh Greenblatt, Molly Hager (11 PM shows only), Ian Kagey, Dennis Michael Keefe, Jessica Kent, Rachel Lee, Lorinda Lisitza, Alyse Alan Louis, Lauren Marcus, Julia Mattison, Molly Model, Eric William Morris, Kevin Michael Murphy, Shakina Nayfack, James Penca, Destinee Rea, Rob Rokicki, Will Roland (Friday and Saturday at 11 PM, Sunday at 7 PM and 11 PM shows only), Charlie Rosen, Mike Rosengarten, George Salazar, Brooke Shapiro, Nick Siccone, Philip Jackson Smith, Jordan Stanley, Rachel Sussman (Friday and Sunday only), Jason Veasey, Jared Weiss, and Jason “Sweet Tooth” Williams.

Iconis is a musical theatre writer and performer who has been nominated for two Drama Desk Awards, a Lucille Lortel Award, and is the recipient of an Ed Kleban Award, a Jonathan Larson Award, an ASCAP Harold Adamson Lyric Award, and a MAC John Wallowitch Songwriting Award. Joe’s songs appeared on Season 2 of NBC’s Smash.

Read: George Salazar Will Sing the Songs of Joe Iconis in Two-Player Game

John Simpkins directs the performances, Jennifer Ashley Tepper produces, Christine O’Grady and Jennifer Werner choreograph, and Michelle Eden Humphrey is the costume designer. Max Friedman is assistant director and Paul Vella is stage manager.

Showtimes are 7 and 11 PM December 15, 16 and 17. Feinstein’s/54 Below is located at 254 West 54th Street, beneath Studio 54, in Manhattan. Tickets, which cost $30 to $75 (plus a $25 food/drink minimum), can be ordered here. Tickets on the day of performance after 4 PM are available only by calling (646) 476-3551.


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