Laura Benanti, Megan Hilty and Chita Rivera: This Week in Nightlife

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Megan Hilty

Thursday, May 12: Spend the evening with 2016 Tony nominee Megan Hilty at the Café Carlyle. The Noises Off star returns to the Upper East Side cabaret spot following an acclaimed earlier engagement. Tickets from $75; 8:45 PM.

Laura Benanti
Laura Benanti

Finish off your night at the theatre district’s hottest new drinking hole, Howl at the Moon. The live music venue is well known for inviting Broadway stars to jump on stage and join the house band. Laura Osnes and Corey Cott were both recently spotted letting loose at the concert bar.

Friday, May 13: The Skivvies’ Nick Cearley returns to the New York stage to recreate his acclaimed performance as Randall Klausner, a perspiring actor-singer-songwriter-dancer-secretary searching for love and fame in the 70’s and 80’s. Don’t miss the disco-infused one man show, …And Then I Wrote A Song About It, for one night only at Feinsteins/54 Below. Tickets from $25; 9:30 PM.

Saturday, May 14: If you’re looking for a late, late night show on a Saturday evening, look no further than The Cutting Room’s Midnight Experience, featuring aerialists, circus acts and burlesque performers. The risque new show officially opened May 7 and is set to run weekly at midnight. Tickets are selling fast, from $20; 11:59 PM.

Sunday, May 15: Tony winner LaChanze joins acclaimed composer and lyricist Jason Robert Brown as he continues his residency at Subculture. This is a unique opportunity to see the duo in an intimate concert setting, showcasing music from throughout Brown’s career and new works in development. Tickets from $50; 7:30 PM.

Monday, May 16: Center On the Aisle teams up with Feinstein's/54 Below to present We Love Her, a celebration of Laura Benanti, starring the Tony-winning actress herself. Benanti is being honored with the “Our Leading Lady Award” and is joined by Broadway favorites Jeremy Jordan, Seth Rudetsky, Michael Urie, Alexandra Silber and more. Tickets from $55; 9:30 PM.

Chita Rivera
Chita Rivera Photo by Laura Marie Duncan

Tuesday, May 17: Riding the success of her acclaimed and sold-out show, Rock Bottom, Bridget Everett returns to the Joe’s Pub stage for an evening of comedy, music and inappropriate storytelling, with her band The Tender Moments. Tickets from $30; 9:30 PM.

Wednesday, May 18: Broadway legend Chita Rivera kicks off her encore engagement at the Café Carlyle. The two-time Tony winner returns to the intimate nightclub following her sold-out April run. Tickets from $75; 8:45 PM.

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