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54 Below

Join Nikko Benson for his Feinstein’s/54 Below debut as he takes the stage and runs away with it, bringing you to forgotten and fantastical places. With the help of his impossibly talented friends, Nikko will take you on a journey from Where The Wild Things Are to Undersea Noir, through houses both Gingerbread and Haunted, past dinosaurs and zombie hordes — we’ll go anywhere and everywhere, as long as it’s somewhere else. We’ve all had enough of here, haven’t we?

Nikko Benson is the Jonathan Larson Award-winning author of Nikola Tesla Drops The Beat (Adirondack Theater Festival) and Start Again (Musical Theater Factory). His songs have been featured in the Kennedy Center’s Broadway: The Next Generation series and on Brian Stokes Mitchell’s album Plays With Music. But be warned: the songs you’ll hear at this one-night-only event will not be those songs. These songs will be new, never-before-heard, and certainly-not-ASCAP-approved. Attend at your own risk.


Ally Bonino (“John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch”)
Latoya Edwards (School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play)
Roe Hartrampf (Prince Charles in Diana, The Musical)
Jared Loftin (“tick, tick… BOOM!”)
Bonnie Milligan
(Head Over Heels, Kimberly Akimbo)
Mia Pak
Sarah Beth Pfeiffer
Jon-Michael Reese
(A Strange Loop)
Heath Saunders
Natalie Walker (Natalie Walker: Mad Scenes)
Joel Waggoner (School of RockBe More Chill)

Director: Hunter Bird
Musical director: Dan Garmon

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

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required to enter the club.

Past Performances

  • Wed, Jun 8 :9:30 pm
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