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54 Below

A Nonprofit Cabaret Venue

Last year’s Harvard-Yale Cantata was such an enjoyable bloodbath that it’s time for a rematch! The 2015 event featured some of New York’s leading performers: (from Harvard) Rachel Flynn, Liz Leimkuhler, and Larry O’Keefe, (from Yale) Benjamin Eakeley, Cicily Daniels, and Malcolm Gets. The all-Ivy judging panel featured Amanda Green, Bob Stillman and Rachel Dratch. Who will be aboard this year? We’ll soon find out!  As for songs, just remember that Harvard offers Leonard Bernstein, Tom Lehrer, Alan Jay Lerner, Larry O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin, while Yale has Cole Porter, Maury Yeston, Adam Guettel, and Bobby Lopez.
“A great time was had by all at this unusual and brilliant musical evening.” – Linda Burns, TheaterPizzazz
 “One of the best—and funniest—shows I’ve seen.” – Victoria Ordin, Cabaret Scenes
And that was only our first try. The rematch will no doubt be wittier and nastier. Will someone cry? Don’t miss it.


Barry Shafrin
Cynthia Meng
Jaclyn Huberman
Jojo Karlin
Joshuah Campbell
Kim Onah
Rachel Flynn
Sam Perwin
Tess Davison
Matt DaSilva
Taylor Kay Phillips
Peter Lerangis


Megan Loughran
Zina Ellis
Miles Jacoby
Mallory Bayseck
Kate Berman
Sam Bolen
Mary Bolt
Nathaniel Dolquist
Nathaniel Janis
Kim Oler

Music Directors

Isaac Alter (Harvard)
Alex Ratner (Yale)

Hosted, produced and directed by Tom Toce

Past Performances

  • Thu, Sep 8 :9:30 pm
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