Several of Broadway's finest took the stage at 54 Below on August 4 to preview their upcoming concerts.


Tony Award winner Alice Ripley (Next to Normal) returns to the venue with a brand-new show that pays tribute to the songs of Stephen Sondheim. All Sondheim runs August 12 and September 23.

Next to Normal Tony winner Alice Ripley sings Stephen Sondheim's "Anyone Can Whistle," as part of her new show, which pays tribute to the legendary songwriter.
Next to Normal Tony winner Alice Ripley sings Stephen Sondheim's "Anyone Can Whistle," as part of her new show, which pays tribute to the legendary songwriter.
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Tony winner Donna McKechnie (A Chorus Line) returns to 54 Below with a new engagement of her concert Same Place: Another Time, which celebrates the 1970s in New York City. It runs August 6 and 9.

A Chorus Line Tony winner Donna McKechnie pays tribute to the legendary dancer Fred Astaire in her new cabaret show.
A Chorus Line Tony winner Donna McKechnie pays tribute to the legendary dancer Fred Astaire in her new cabaret show.
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Drama Desk Award nominee Josh Grisetti (It Shoulda Been You) makes his 54 Below debut September 23 and 24 with an evening of songs and laughter called Don't Bother, I'm Here.

It Shoulda Been You Drama Desk Award nominee Josh Grisetti sings "You" from the musical Enter Laughing, in which he starred in 2008.
It Shoulda Been You Drama Desk Award nominee Josh Grisetti sings "You" from the musical Enter Laughing, in which he starred in 2008.
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54 Below will celebrate the legendary Studio 54 on August 10 with a disco concert and dance fest called Turn the Beat Around. It will feature performers including Cheryl Freeman (The Who's Tommy), Brian Charles Rooney (Bedbugs), Blair Goldberg (Carrie), and more.

Broadway vet Cheryl Freeman sings "I'm Every Woman," part of Turn the Beat Around: 54 Below Celebrates Studio 54.
Broadway vet Cheryl Freeman sings "I'm Every Woman," part of Turn the Beat Around: 54 Below Celebrates Studio 54.
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After a sold-out concert in February, Evan Ruggerio returns to the venue with The One-Legged Song-and-Dance Man, Volume 3 on August 14.

"One-Legged Song-and-Dance Man" Evan Ruggerio shows off his tap skills.
"One-Legged Song-and-Dance Man" Evan Ruggerio shows off his tap skills.
(© David Gordon)