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Address: 254 W 54th Street
City: New York
State: NY
Date Time Event Description
Jan-16-19 07:00 PM Aaron Tveit

Tickets go on sale to Club 54 members on Saturday, January 5 at 12pm. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Sunday, January 6 at 12pm. For more information about Club 54, click here.

Aaron Tveit returns to Feinstein’s/54 Below! Aaron will sing highlights from his career, which spans everything from theatre to TV to movies, in such projects as Catch Me If You Can, Grease: Live, Company, and Les Misérables. Get ready to hear this versatile singer cover songs from every end of the musical spectrum – as Aaron’s been known to sing anything from Freddie Mercury to Puccini in his live shows – with some additional surprises along the way!

Aaron has most recently starred in the pre-Broadway production of Moulin Rouge. Previously he starred in CBS comic-thriller, “Braindead,” where he played the male lead of Gareth opposite Mary Elizabeth Winstead. He is perhaps best known to New York audiences for creating the role of “Gabe” in the Pulitzer Prize winning Broadway musical, Next to Normal. Aaron’s other credits include Wicked and Hairspray on Broadway, the films Out of Blue, Better Off Single, Undrafted, and the TV shows “Graceland” and “Gossip Girl.”

Photo by Nathan Johnson 

Please note that all artists and acts are subject to change at any time.

Jan-16-19 09:30 PM Broadway Babes: A Cabaret Benefiting the NYC Gay Men’s Chorus

We’re all just Broadway babes! Join members of the NYC Gay Men’s Chorus for an evening of song, drag and fabulousness as they help to raise money for the world-renowned organization. Hosted by Mama Mela and Ellia J. Garlands, expect to hear some of your favorite showtunes with the requisite queer twist. The annual benefit cabaret raises money to help NYC Gay Men’s Chorus reach its goal of love, equality and acceptance in our community and beyond. Music directed by Jeremiah Oliver, the cast for Broadway Babes includes Amanda Poupon, Maeby de Laid, Douzie Laine, Time Hein & Christopher Lucas.

Please note that all artists and acts are subject to change at any time.

Jan-17-19 09:30 PM Gerardo Vallejo: A Gentleman in New York

Singer, actor, and activist Gerardo Vallejo returns to Feinstein’s/54 Below to present A Gentleman In New York– highlighting the danger, absurdity, and fragile nature of toxic masculinity in our society. Interwoven with heartfelt personal life stories, A Gentleman In New York features songs from the musical theatere cannon, the great American songbook, and top-40 pop classics—both new and old. After living and performing in New York City for the last 5 years, performer Gerardo Vallejo and his A Gentleman In New York are sure to bring you a jazzy evening of live music and entertainment.

New York City based composer and pianist Karl Hedrick serves as the Musical Director.

Please note that all artists and acts are subject to change at any time.

Jan-17-19 11:30 PM Lindsay Mendez and Ryan Scott Oliver’s ACTOR THERAPY

ACTOR THERAPY goes Feinstein’s/54 Below! Hosted by award-winning composer-lyricist Ryan Scott Oliver (35mm, Darling) and Tony Award-winning Broadway actress Lindsay Mendez (Carousel, Significant Other, Wicked), ACTOR THERAPY is a series of masterclasses for performers looking to improve their auditions, build a better book, and expand their understanding of what it means to be an actor and song interpreter in New York today.

Join Ryan Scott Oliver, Lindsay Mendez, and their cast of talented performers as they celebrate the alumni of this memorable program!

Featuring the 2019 Winter Intensive Performers:
Jennifer Amentt
Daniel Barrett
Melanie Bolovan
Anika Buchanan
Aislinn Cain
Dorey Casey
Emily Foley
Bryana Hall
Jessica MacNeill
Tasha Matthews
Eleanor Reich
Elissa Rastegar
Molly Spain
Mary Beth Torgerson
Keegan Tucker
Kate Yahn

Hosted by Mathieu Whitman & Chelsea Moss

Jan-18-19 09:30 PM Brittain Ashford

Join Brittain Ashford (and some special guests) in her return to Feinstein’s/54 Below!

Brittain originated the role of Sonya in Natasha, Pierre, & the Great Comet of 1812 at Ars Nova in 2012, received a Lortel nomination for her performance during the Off-Broadway Kazino run, and originated and played the role again throughout the show’s Broadway run.

Brittain has also appeared in Dave Malloy’s Ghost Quartet and fronts her own band, Prairie Empire. She made her sold-out solo debut at Feinstein’s/54 Below last year. Tonight, Brittain is proud to present a night of her own music and some favorite covers with some of her favorite New York musicians and special guests.

Please note that all artists and acts are subject to change at any time.

Jan-18-19 11:30 PM Shiz: Broadway Meets Sketch Comedy

Your favorite musical theater characters find themselves smack in the middle of sketches in this Broadway-meets-comedy mash-up show, written by UCB comedians and featuring actors from the casts of your favorite shows. Imagine if the Tonys were hijacked by “SNL.” SHIZ gives classic moments from musicals an irreverent mind of their own. Watch Elphaba and Javert get thrown unexpected curveballs and belt their way out. SHIZ is a love letter to Broadway with a few notes scribbled in the margins. No parody lyrics, only parody riffs.

SHIZ returns in 2019, kicking off a run of monthly shows, featuring a core cast of powerhouse performers as well as a revolving door of popular guest stars from the Broadway community.

SHIZ is conceived by comedian Matt Gehring (“Set It Up,” “The Tick”) and songwriter/performer Shaina Taub (Old Hats, Twelfth Night at Shakespeare in the Park) and written by Gehring, Max Ash (UCB Maude Night writer) and rising comedy star Natalie Walker (Search Party).

Featuring:
Kim Blanck
Larkin Bogan
Fernando Contreras
Liana Hunt
Preston Martin
Joél Pérez
Heath Saunders
Kuhoo Verma
Natalie Walker
Nicole Weiss

Please note that all artists and acts are subject to change at anytime.

Jan-19-19 07:00 PM Luann de Lesseps: #CountessAndFriends

Television personality, pop singer, and author Luann de Lesseps– known as the Countess on “The Real Housewives of New York City”– returns with her hit nightclub act, #CountessAndFriends.

Hip as a New York minute and classically chic, de Lesseps’s glamorous life in the fast lane on several continents (together with a solid decade at the center of reality TV) provides fodder for hilarious stories, one-of-a-kind anecdotes, and, of course, some standards and pop songs in her inimitable style. She will be joined by an eclectic group of New York’s most sought after nightlife stars, both legendary and ascendant. #CountessAndFriends promises a glorious return to the heyday of cosmopolitan evening entertainment.

Luann de Lesseps has sung at Birdland, with Natalie Cole and Billy Stritch, and on an all-star bill at Town Hall with Liza Minnelli, Chita Rivera, Lucie Arnaz, and Marilyn Maye. Her three dance singles, “Chic C’est La Vie,” “Girl Code,” and “Money Can’t Buy You Class,” have charted on iTunes and remain consistent favorite club anthems.

Musical Direction & Arrangements by Billy Stritch
Written & Directed by Ben Rimalower 

Please note that all artists and acts are subject to change at any time.

Jan-19-19 11:30 PM Hudson Oliver

Experience Hudson Oliver’s thrilling Feinstein’s/54 Below debut, a night of music, dance, and visual flair!

Hudson Oliver, originally from Brazil started performing on television at 9 years-old. He studied music and dance at the Metropolitan Opera House and was a soloist in Messiah and Carmina Burana. Winner of awards and nominations for best actor and dancer by SATED (Brazil’s equivalent of SAG-AFTRA), Hudson ventured to America, 18 years ago, with a grant to study musical theatre at the prestigious Lee Strasberg Institute. He became a corporate DJ/MC for companies such as L’Oréal and Pepsi. He has participated in a few reoccurring voice over roles, including providing the voice for the character of the Portuguese/Brazilian version of Bugs Bunny, amongst many others. He has taught music at NYC Public Schools and currently teaches Ballroom Dance at Arthur Murray. Hudson has toured the US and the world performing in plays, musicals, television, and film. Most recently, he combined all of his talents to release his much anticipated album, Burn, which is an exciting mix of pop dance beats with Brazilian flair, and his extensive theatrical background.

Featuring special guest “OSA World” Electronic Soul

Please note that all artists and acts are subject to change at any time.

Jan-20-19 09:30 PM The Songs of Rusty Magee Revisited

The Songs of Rusty Magee Revisited

Broadway’s brightest stars and hottest up and comers celebrate the legendary life of award-winning composer/lyricist and comedian Rusty Magee in an evening of his tuneful, heartfelt and hilarious music.

An accomplished comedian, singer, actor, and composer/lyricist for theatre, television, film, and commercials, Rusty Magee was one of the most influential artists of Manhattan’s off-Broadway and cabaret scene, whose eclectic voice, style, and influence is still felt to this day. His works include the scores to ART’s Ubu Rock, MTC’s The Green Heart, Irish Rep’s The Irish…and How They Got That Way, and musical contributions to television shows like “Out of The Box” and “The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss.”

Join us as we uncover a musical treasure trove of unheard gems, world premiere songs, and old favorites like “New York Romance” and “Sweet Appreciation.” Featuring an all-star cast, a four-piece band, a collection of never before heard stories, and even some surprise guests, this concert promises to be an unforgettable evening for generations of young and old musical theatre fans alike.

Featuring:

Joseph Allen
John Battagliese
LaDonna Burns
Lynn Craig
Vincent DeSeno
Victoria Duffy
Daisy Eagan
Megan Griggs
James Hunsaker
David Kelii Kahawaii
Sarah Kleist
Laura Laureano

Sarah Rachel Lazarus
Barrett Leddy
Nic Mains
Lorraine Brönte Magee
SP Monahan
Rebecca Murillo

Directed and Produced by Billy Recce
Co-produced by Yoni Weiss
Musical Direction by Daniel M. Lincoln

Jan-21-19 07:00 PM Our Table: A New Musical by David Shire and Adam Gopnik, starring Melissa Errico

From The New Yorker writer Adam Gopnik and Academy Award winner David Shire comes a charming new musical about a tiny family restaurant that is in dire need of success.

When chef’s chef David Kaplan realizes that his intimate New York restaurant is being trampled by flashier eateries, he will need a way of luring customers back to his establishment. Enter hotshot celebrity chef Sergio, an old friend, rival, and possible savior who offers David a chance to give his restaurant a make-over, but will David sacrifice his pride, and wife, to save his beloved little restaurant?

The concert will star Tony nominee Melissa Errico (My Fair Lady, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever) and be directed by Tony Award winner Richard Maltby, Jr.

Also Featuring:

Tyler Jones (The Book of Mormon)
Constantine Maroulis (Rock of Ages)
Juliette McEnroe
Mark Nelson (Angels in America, Picasso at the Lapin Agile)
Analise Scarpaci (Matilda)
Andy Taylor (Once)

Produced by Robert W. Schneider 

Based on an original production at the Long Wharf Theater, directed by Gordon Edelstein.

Please note that all artists and acts are subject to change at anytime.