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James Monroe Iglehart and Rebecca Naomi Jones Join Joe Iconis for Christmas Spectacular

Suzanne Vega, Annie Golden, Chip Zien, and Amy Spanger will also perform at the 54 Below event.

A moment from the 2012 Joe Iconis Christmas Spectacular at 54 Below.
A moment from the 2012 Joe Iconis Christmas Spectacular at 54 Below.
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The guest list for the seventh annual Joe Iconis Christmas Spectacular on December 19 and 20 has been announced. The event takes place at 8pm and 11pm both nights at 54 Below.

The show will feature special guests including Annie Golden (all performances), James Monroe Iglehart (Friday at 11pm only), Rebecca Naomi Jones (Friday at 11pm only), Amy Spanger (Saturday at 11pm only), Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Suzanne Vega (Friday at 8 only), and Chip Zien (Saturday at 8pm only).

New York theater favorites slated to participate include Nick Blaemire, Ally Bonino, Jimmy Brewer, Liz Lark Brown, Sarah Cetrulo, Harrison Chad, Bill Coyne, Katrina Rose Dideriksen, Seth Eliser, Badia Farha, Alexandra Ferrara, Annie Golden, Molly Hager, Ian Kagey, Dennis Michael Keefe, Jessica Kent, Emily Kratter, Rachel Lee, Lorinda Lisitza, Lauren Marcus, Julia Mattison, Eric William Morris, Jeremy Morse, Ray Munoz, James Penca, Rob Rokicki, Ashley Rodbro, Will Roland, Charlie Rosen, Mike Rosengarten, Lance Rubin, Katie Schorr (8pm performances only), Taylor Trensch (11pm performances only), Jared Weiss, and Jason SweetTooth Williams.

As always, the event will feature new holiday songs and old favorites as well as "tiny elves, enormous reindeer, an inebriated Mr. and Mrs. Claus, and an ungodly number of candy canes."

Joe Iconis is the author of Bloodsong of Love, The Black Suits, and more. His songs were featured on Season 2 of NBC’s Smash, and he is currently working on commissions for La Jolla Playhouse and Two River Theater.

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