FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 2, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Adam Jackman, email@example.com
KATIE THOMPSON CHRISTMAS WITH A “K”
KATIE THOMPSON AND FRIENDS PUT THE MAYHEM BACK IN BETHLEHEM
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2013
AT 54 BELOW, BROADWAY’S SUPPER CLUB
54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, presents Katie Thompson in Katie Thompson Christmas with a K on Tuesday, December 3, 2013. After spending the past year “bringing down the house” in Big Fish (Variety) and being a “glorious, full-blooded voice” in Giant at the Public Theater (Wall Street Journal), Katie Thompson sets her sights on Christmas, with a night of carols re-written, standards re-imagined, and New York’s finest, funniest voices. Having penned three albums and two-and-a-half musicals, this “rich-voiced powerhouse” (Los Angeles Times) promises to “put the mayhem back in Bethlehem” (Katie Thompson) at 54 Below.
As a composer, Thompson always draws a crowd of the biggest voices of Broadway and Off-Broadway. For this new batch of holiday mischief, produced by Mad Bromance (Jawbreaker) and directed by Adam Jackman (R.R.R.R.E.D.), she is joined by Rocio Del Mar Valles (Giant, Zorro) singing and drumming “The Girl Who Drums” (Lincoln Center) as well as Joel Waggoner (Southern Comfort), Ben Cameron, (Wicked, Aida) Andrew Kober (House of Cards, Hair), Nick Cordero (Rock of Ages, The Toxic Avenger), Molly Hager (Fat Camp, Cloaked), Julia Mattison (Godspell, Turn Back O Man), Erik Sisco (Broadway’s Next Sensation, Picture Perfect), Frankie James Grande (Mamma Mia!), MJ Rodriguez (Rent), Daniel Everidge (Grease, Falling), and Marty Thomas (Wicked, Xanadu),
Katie Thompson in Katie Thompson Christmas with a “K” plays 54 Below (254 West 54th Street) on Tuesday, December 3, 2013. There is a $30-$40 cover charge and $25 food and beverage minimum. Tickets and information are available at www.54Below.com. Tickets on the day of performance after 4:00 are only available by calling (646) 476-3551.
MORE ABOUT KATIE THOMPSON
Katie was recently seen as Vashti in Michael John LaChiusa's “Giant" at The Public Theatre in NYC, and The Witch in Andrew Lippa's "Big Fish" at The Oriental Theatre in Chicago. SOLO ALBUMS: Private Page (2011), KT LIVE (2005), What I've Done Right (2001). MUSICAL THEATER RECORDINGS: Scott Alan's "Dreaming Wide Awake" (Say Goodbye), Bobby Cronin's "Reach the Sky" (The Best is Yet to Come), Kerrigan & Lowdermilk's "Our First Mistake" (Five & a Half Minutes), Joey Contreras' "Love Me, Love Me Not" (With Him), Jonathan Reid Gealt's "Here for You: Ballads for Broadway Impact" (No Reason at All), "Giant" (Original Cast Recording). THEATRE: Big Fish (Oriental Theatre, Chicago), Giant (The Public Theatre), Giant (Dallas Theatre), Spidermusical (Mint Theatre), Giant (Signature Theatre), Bloodties (NYMF). Cloaked (CAP 21), Ripper (NAMT), R.R.R.E.D. (NYMF & The Grove Theatre in LA); FILM & TV: "30 Rock" STAGE MOM; Episode "Baby, What's Wrong?"; EVENTS: The Public Sings (Joe's Pub), Welcome to the White House -for the First Lady(Washington D.C), Broadway in South Africa (Gershwin), Defying Inequality (Gershwin), Katie & Friends (Birdland), Eden Espinosa "ME" (Joe's Pub). AWARDS: LA Weekly Theater Awards: Best Musical Performance nomination, Best Musical Director nomination. Katie's version of "Heaven is a Place on Earth" was featured in Stacey Tookey's Emmy Nominated Contemporary routine for "So You Think You Can Dance" in 2011. Katie's music has been featured on "So You Think You Can Dance" America, Canada and the UK. www.katiethompson.com
MORE ABOUT 54 BELOW
54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, is the new performance venue in the grand tradition of New York City nightlife. A few blocks from the heart of Times Square and just below the legendary Studio 54, 54 BELOW is a classically designed state-of-the art nightclub in the theatre district that hosts audiences with warmth and style. The venue provides a food and beverage menu from early evening through the wee hours of the morning that is worthy of the world-class entertainment on the stage. In their description of 54 BELOW, The New York Times writes “the club has the intimacy of a large living room with unimpeded views and impeccable sound; there is not a bad seat. Its sultry after-hours ambience is enhanced by brocade-patterned wall panels planted with orange-shaded lanterns. And the atmosphere is warmer and sexier than in Manhattan’s other major supper clubs.” Located at 254 West 54th Street, 54 BELOW features up to three shows nightly with cover charges ranging from $15-$95.
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