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54 Below

A Nonprofit Cabaret Venue

I Wanna Be Evil
(With Love to Eartha Kitt)

November 21-22, 2014

Cover charge: $40 – 50
Premiums: $75

Food & Beverage Minimum: $25

Cover Charge Additional $5 At Door
Fri, Nov 21 9:30pm Doors 8:45pm $40/$50/$75 Tickets
Sat, Nov 22 9:30pm Doors 8:45pm $40/$50/$75 Tickets

*Tickets on the day of performance after 4:00 are only available by calling 646.476.3551.

“Make sure to remember the name: René Marie. A jazz singer with the talent, the imagination, and the sheer presence to be included in the very top level of performers.” -LA Times

“René Marie is a worthy successor to Eartha Kitt as a singer, one who demands a bigger platform to showcase her skills!” -The Wall Street Journal

I Wanna Be Evil (With Love to Eartha Kitt) is René Marie’s brilliant new album, solidifying her reputation as the most provocative risk-taker among today’s jazz divas. Featuring star turns by trombonist Wycliffe Gordon, trumpeter Etienne Charles and Australia’s Adrian Cunningham, the album debuted at #2 on iTunes US and #1 on iTunes France.

In her live show, René will celebrate the divine Ms. Kitt and her fiery, sensual and clever interpretations of songs. With her incredible range of vocal ability, her powerful emotional resonance and strong independent streak, René Marie is the perfect entertainer for the job. From “My Heart Belongs to Daddy” to “Santa Baby” to “Let’s Do It,” one of today’s most acclaimed vocalists celebrates one of yesteryear’s favorite diva legends.