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54 Below

A Nonprofit Cabaret Venue

“Hilarious!” — The New York Times

“At last! A musical of, for, and by the people!” — Time Out NY

Broadway’s Next Hit Musical is back at 54 Below by popular demand, presenting the hilarious Phony Awards; a fully-improvised comedy awards show and Broadway musical. Think The Tony Awards® meets “Whose Line Is It Anyway.” The best improvisers in NYC use YOUR made up song titles to improvise three nominated songs for the Phony Awards, including lyrics, melodies and choreography with music being created on the spot by Broadway’s Gary Adler, composer of Altar Boyz and music director of Avenue Q and Next to Normal, to name a few. Vote for which of the three songs will win the coveted Phony Award and then marvel at the hysterical, fully improvised musical of that winning song. Broadway’s Next Hit Musical has toured extensively throughout the United States and around the world. Tonight they make their 54 Below debut with an amazing night of improvised music and interactive comedy where the next winner just might be YOU!

The January 15th performance will feature Freestyle Love Supreme‘s Aneesa Folds as a special guest!

Please note that all artists and acts are subject to change at any time.

Past Performances

  • Fri, Jul 22 :7:00 pm
  • Fri, Sep 9 :7:00 pm
  • Fri, Oct 14 :9:30 pm
  • Wed, Nov 16 :9:30 pm
  • Sun, Jan 15 :9:30 pm
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