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54 Below

A Nonprofit Cabaret Venue

NORBERT LEO BUTZ most recently was on the stage in Cornelia Street, Off-Broadway at the Atlantic Theater. He can be seen on the big screen in The Excorcist, the remake to the 1973 original, due out fall 2023. Norbert wrote his own album King of Hearts, to be released this summer.

Prior to that Norbert could be seen in Disney’s Better Nate Than Ever, the FX series “Fosse/Verdon,” the Netflix series “Bloodline,” the PBS series “Mercy Street,” and the NBC series “Debris.” Throughout the last few years, he was on projects such as the independent film LUCEFlag DayThe First, FX’s Trust, an animated feature titled Amusement Park, and on stage in My Fair Lady at Lincoln Center at the Vivian Beaumont Theater, among a few solo engagements, performing his own self penned music album in New York and Florida.

On Broadway, he won Tony Awards® for Best Actor in a Musical for Catch Me If You Can and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels.

Broadway: Big Fish, Dead Accounts, Enron, Speed-the-Plow, Is He Dead?, Wicked, Thou Shalt Not, Rent.

Off-Broadway: Whirligig, How I Learned to Drive, Fifty Words, Buicks, The Last Five Years, Juno and the Paycock, Saved.

National Tour: Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Cabaret

Music: The Long Haul

At 54 Below: Memory & MayhemGirls, Girls, Girls, and TWOHANDER

Film credits: Better Living Through ChemistryGreetings From Tim Buckley, DisconnectThe English TeacherHigher Ground, Fair Game, and Dan in Real Life.

Television: “The Deep End,” “The Miraculous Year,” “Playing Chicken,” “Comanche Moon.”

Norbert participated in the producing, writing, and recording of The Angel Band Project’s album, Take You With Me, for which all proceeds benefit the Voices and Faces Project.

He received a BFA from Webster University and an MFA from Alabama Shakespeare Theatre

Past Performances