Ann Harada
(© David Gordon)
Ann Harada
(© David Gordon)
The new nightclub 54 Below has announced three new series.

Backstage, to be held Sundays at 5pm, will feature hosts Brooks Ashmanskas, Ann Harada, and Susie Mosher along with special guest performers. Harada will kick off the series on June 17 with performers from the cast of NBC's hit series, Smash.

New Mondays will celebrate the work of some of New York's most exciting new songwriters for the musical theatre, as well as some of Broadway's most legendary talents, all debuting their newest work!

The series will begin on June 4 featuring David Zippel, Steve Marzullo, Kait Kerrigan and Brian Lowdermilk, with special guest vocalists Lisa Brescia, Annie Golden, Randy Graff, Terri Klausner, Lindsay Mendez, Kenita Miller, Rebecca Naomi Jones and Darren Ritchie.

Future installments will feature Andrew Lippa, Katie Thompson and Sam Willmott (June 11); Henry Krieger, John McDaniel, Farah Alvin and Lance Horne (June 18); Laurence O'Keefe, Jeff Blumenkrantz, and Amanda Green (June 25); and Maury Yeston, Joe Iconis, Brett Kristofferson, and Adam Gwon (July 9).

The Green Room, on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays after 10pm, is designed for patrons to enjoy the ambience of a late night lounge with live music, creative cocktails, and small food plates. Musicians scheduled to appear include: Sean Harkness & Steve Doyle - June 5, 12, 19, 26; John Miller Quartet - June 6, 20, 27; and The Barry Levitt Trio - June 7, 14, 21, 28.

Click here for TheaterMania's previous item on 54 Below, which will open in June with a show from Theatre legend Patti LuPone.