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54 Below

A Nonprofit Cabaret Venue

February 20, 2014

Cover charge: $25-35

Cover Charge Additional $5 At Door

$25 Food & Beverage Minimum


Thu, Feb 20 9:30pm Doors 8:45pm Buy Tickets

*Tickets on the day of performance after 2:00pm are only available by calling 646.476.3551.

ONE WOMAN SHOW is a benefit for Shakina Nayfack’s “KickStartHer” campaign to raise funds for her gender confirmation surgery. Following a sold-out premiere last December, join Shakina in her 54 Below debut as she recounts the exploits and (mis)adventures that led to her gender transition.

A story of surviving the 90s and creating a new life in a new millennium, the OC Weekly calls Shakina “a bona fide standout,” and VICE magazine says, “nothing will stop her in becoming who she is.”

As seen in the Daily News, Gothamist, Logo’s New Now Next blog, UK Daily Mail, and her in-depth interview with Huffington Post Live, Shakina’s public approach to her gender confirmation is living performance art with a dark, funny, and powerful cabaret edge.

The show features gender-bending show tune standards, a few classic covers, and new songs by Sam Salmond, Julianne Wick Davis, and Nikko Benson. Music Direction by Jeremy Robin Lyons, with Mike Rosengarten (guitar), Joseph Wallace (bass), and Jeff Roberts (drums). Featuring performances from Mary Kate Morrissey, Kate Loprest, Leslie McDonel, Rachel Lee, Amanda Savan, and Natalie Wachen.

Stay for the “Kickstarther” after party after the show!