Feinstein’s/54 Below, the supper club located below Manhattan's Studio 54, will boast these events of interest to theatre folk the week of October 5–12.
October 5: An Evening with Terrence McNally & Friends
Chita Rivera, Marin Mazzie, and Jason Danieley will salute the multiple Tony-winning playwright and librettist as a benefit for Off-Broadway’s Classic Stage Company. 7 PM Click here for details.
October 5–6: Storm Large
The performer who claims to be able to sing in 17 different languages returns to the club with “a new collection of tortured and titillating love songs; beautiful, familiar, yet subversive.” 11:30 PM October 5 and 9:30 PM October 6. She promises that the October 5 show will be “extra blue.”
October 6–7: Lee Roy Reams: Celebrating 42nd Street
The veteran of 10 Broadway shows, who originated the role of Billy Lawlor in the original production of 42nd Street, sings numbers from that show and shares anecdotes about his work with David Merrick, Gower Champion, and other members of the cast and creative team. 7 PM
October 6: The Late Comet: Cathryn Wake & For You the Moon
Broadway performer Wake joins musician Neil Reynolds for their Feinstein’s/54 Below debut in a concert celebrating their second EP of five new songs, For You the Moon. The concert is part of 54’s Late Comet series of appearances by actors from the recently closed musical Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812. Guests include Brittain Ashford, Courtney Bassett, Scott Stangland, and Neil Reynolds. 11:30 PM
October 7: A Fine Bromance With Jeff Kready and Tally Sessions
Jeff Kready (A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder) and Tally Sessions (War Paint) perform tenor/bass duets on jazz, show tunes, and “new favorites.” Special guests include Jenn Gambatese (All Shook Up), Bobby Steggert (Ragtime), and James Snyder (In Transit). 11:30 PM
October 8: My Favorite Year in Concert: A 25th Anniversary Celebration
Douglas Sills, Carolee Carmello, Adam Chanler-Berat, and Richard Kind star in a concert performance of the Lynn Ahrens & Stephen Flaherty (Anastasia) score to this 1992 musical. Two shows: 7 and 9:30 PM Click here for details.
October 9: Christine Ebersole
The two-time Tony Award winner, who was again nominated this year for her performance in War Paint, reprises her hit 2016 concert After The Ball… 7 PM Click here for details.
October 9: 54 Sings Lennon: A Broadway Reunion
Original cast member of the short-lived Broadway musical about the life of Beatle John Lennon gather to sing his songs. Performers include Will Chase, Chuck Cooper, Julia Murney, Chad Kimball, Marcy Hariell, Michael Potts, Julie Danao-Salkin, and Don Scardino. 9:30 PM
October 10, 12, 13, 14: Andrea McArdle
The star of Broadway’s Annie, State Fair, and Starlight Express performs her solo show consisting entirely of Broadway eleven o’clock numbers and pop hits. 7 PM Click here for details.
October 10: Broadway Ballot: You Vote! We Sing!
Jillian Louis, Brian Charles Rooney, and Jenny Lee Stern perform a concert of songs chosen by the audience from a list of 100 famous show tunes. 9:30 PM
October 12: Scott Galina: Local Celebrity
The star of 2016’s The Scott Galina Vanity Project further explores his complicated life, which included singing “Defying Gravity” at his bar mitzvah. 9:30 PM
Click here for a complete list of the upcoming Feinstein’s/54 Below events. Tickets for most events cost $35–$75, plus a $25 food and beverage minimum, plus $6 extra if purchased at the door. Some events are higher or lower. For tickets and other information, call (646) 476-3551. Doors open 30-45 minutes before concert time. Feinstein’s/54 Below is located at 254 West 54th Street in Manhattan..
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