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Original Drowsy Chaperone Star Jason Kravits Will Lead New Cabaret

The actor recently seen on ''Unbreakably Kimmy Schmidt'' returns to 54 Below. logo
Jason Kravits will star in I — a Life at 54 Below.
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TV and Broadway veteran Jason Kravits (The Practice, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, The Drowsy Chaperone) will return to 54 Below for I — a Life on May 21 at 7pm. The unscripted show is described as "one of the most hilariously spontaneous, truly unique evenings of cabaret you'll ever see." Acclaimed for his music improvisation in the Don't Quit Your Night Job series, Jason (accompanied by Jono Mainelli on piano, with Sean Dixon on drums), creates an entire show — music, lyrics, stories, characters — completely from scratch, based solely on audience's suggestions. The evening, directed by Julie Kramer, will feature surprise guests.

Kravits is probably best known to theater audiences for his performance as one of two baker-gangsters in the Tony-winning musical The Drowsy Chaperone. He also was featured in the long-running role of Richard Bay on ABC's The Practice and has amassed over 40 other television appearances, including recurring roles on The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Smash, and more. As a writer, Jason has penned the 10-minute play Green Eggs and Hamlet, the holiday stories The Kvetch, and A Christmoose Story, as well as the acclaimed web series Lords of the Playground.

For more information and tickets to I — a Life, click here.