54 Below inaugurates a brand new festival saluting some of the finest talents in the NYC cabaret community. This August, join more than seventy uniquely gifted entertainers, among the most highly regarded in the city, as we celebrate
NATALIE DOUGLAS – the acclaimed vocalist hailed as "sensational" by Time Out New York and "stirring" by The New York Daily News – will introduce New York audiences to two unique new solo concerts at Birdland Jazz Club in September. "FOUR WOMEN," which celebrates the music of Dr. Nina Simone,Lena Horne, Abbey Lincoln and Billie Holiday,
The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre, the acclaimed comedy/variety show, will return to JOE'S PUB at The Public Theater in September 2014 for the launch of its landmark 6th season. The Meeting* has been called "delicious and delightfully droll" by The New York Post, and "hilarious and sardonic" by The Village Voice
"Though typically known for her sweet and tasty interpretations of classic American standards, Molly Ryan explores a deeper, decadent facet of her musical personality with "COME UP AND SEE ME SOMETIME: A Cheeky Tribute to Mae West."
New York, New York, August 19, 2014 Back in April, 2014, April 23rd to be exact, Teresa Eggertsen Cooke made her New York City debut at the award winning Metropolitan Room. She sang a combination of tunes dating from Irving Berlin's 1924 classic "What'll I Do?" to Carol King's pensive "It's Too Late"
"I need to get rid of my expectations before they destroy me," says a character in Cory Conley's Magic Kingdom, part of the New York International Fringe Festival. This poignant yet darkly funny new play, nicely directed and designed by Craig Baldwin,
"There was a gasp when the effervescent Vickie Phillips announced that she was turning 80 that very day (April 24th at the Metropolitan Room), a birthday she shared with her--much younger!--music director Gerry Dieffenbach, her stalwart and witty accompanist for this program delving into the works of Brel
Shari Pine doesn't just sing. She testifies, breathing fire into every song. Straight up, low down, burning and churning soul is what best describes her, so it's no surprise that among those in the know she is referred to as the Voice. Once you hear her, you'll never forget it.
Patrick DeGennaro makes his debut at The Iridium with the release of his new EP "All I Need" featuring 4 new original songs. Patrick DeGennaro is a NYC singer/songwriter/pianist with a classic rock and roll sound. His powerhouse voice
Imagine a world in which acts of intimacy—from first kiss to sexual intercourse—are regulated by the government. This is the premise for Behind Closed Doors: The Musical, part of the New York International Fringe Festival.
Nashville theatre's greatest treasure is the Musical Theatre Program at Belmont Univerisity, which in recent years has brought us amazing productions of shows like THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE, THE DROWSEY CHAPERONE and LES MISERABLES.
Greek tragedy meets 90s-style rock in Olympus Records, a new musical performing as part of the New York International Fringe Festival. Featuring music and lyrics by Morgan Clarke and a book by Alex Prather,
The new musical Urban Momfare, part of the New York International Fringe Festival, humorously explores such issues as how to get your kid into the best schools and what to do when your child's nanny leaves you. Featuring music and lyrics by Pamela Weiler Grayson
"When you suffered, how did you resist?" asks Karen D. Taylor in Riffs on Race, Love, and War: The Musical, part of the New York International Fringe Festival. The writer/performer shares several performance poems in the show, reflecting upon this country's troubled relationship