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54 Below

A Nonprofit Cabaret Venue

September 22, 2014
Cover Charge: $40 – $85

Cover Charge Additional $5 At Door

Food & Beverage Minimum: $25

Mon, Sept 22 7pm Doors 5pm $40/45/50/80 Tickets
Mon, Sept 22 9:30pm Doors 8:45pm $40/45/50/85 Tickets

The Broadway musical cult favorite SMILE, by Howard Ashman and Marvin Hamlisch, returns to New York for a one-night-only reunion concert performance! SMILE opened on the Great White Way in 1986, and closed after 48 performances. The musical follows the intrigue and exploits onstage and behind-the-scenes as Santa Rosa, California plays host to the Young American Miss Pageant. With a bright, brassy, exciting score that includes “Disneyland,” “Shine,” “Young And American,” “Until Tomorrow Night,” and many more Hamlisch/Ashman treasures, SMILE is one of the greatest underappreciated Broadway musicals of the 1980s.

The reunion concert will bring back original Broadway cast members Mana Allen, Jodi Benson, Anne Bobby, Susan Dow, Linda Hess van Kesteren, Lauren Kosarin, Andrea Leigh-Smith, Nikki Rene, Tia Riebling, Cheryl-Ann Rossi and more, for a Young American Miss pageant you will never forget! Also starring Lewis Cleale and Sally Wilfert, and featuring Megan Kane, Caitlin Kinnunen, Molly Model, and Monet Julia Sabel.

Directed by Richard Biever, Musical Direction by Roberto Sinha, Produced by Jennifer Ashley Tepper.