Full Lineup Announced for First-ever Wtf Cabaret Event at 54 Below
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, PLEASE
WILLIAMSTOWN THEATRE FESTIVAL
FULL LINEUP FOR FIRST-EVER
WTF CABARET EVENT AT 54 BELOW
KATE BALDWIN, BRYCE PINKHAM,
ELENA SHADDOW, AND EMMA GALVIN
JOIN PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED
IN CABARETS JANUARY 15 – 18, 2014
New York, NY (January 6, 2014) – Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced the full line-up of participants for the inaugural WTF CABARET SERIES at 54 Below. Tony Award nominee Kate Baldwin (Big Fish), Bryce Pinkham (A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder), Elena Shaddow (The Bridges of Madison County), and Emma Galvin (Blood Play) join the previously announced revolving cast of Festival veterans, including Todd Almond, Becky Ann Baker, Jessica Hecht, Greg Hildreth, Joe Iconis, Lauren Molina, Euan Morton, Amy Spanger, and Jacob Ming Trent.
For 60 years, the Tony Award-winning Williamstown Theatre Festival been Broadway’s summer home, where renowned stars of stage and screen work alongside America’s next generation of up and comers. Now, for the first time ever, the Festival’s legendary, irrepressible Late-Night Cabaret brings some Berkshire summer to the Big Apple for four nights only, recreating the off-the-cuff, post-performance atmosphere that has become a WTF trademark. Helmed by longtime WTF music director Kris Kukul, the Cabaret, which runs between January 15 – 18, 2014 has a different lineup of performers each night, as follows: Wednesday, January 15 & Thursday, January 16 at 9:30 pm will feature Todd Almond, Becky Ann Baker, Kate Baldwin, Emma Galvin, Jessica Hecht, Joe Iconis, Lauren Molina, Euan Morton, Amy Spanger, and Jacob Ming Trent. On Friday, January 17 & Saturday, January 18 at 11:00 pm the performers include Todd Almond, Becky Ann Baker, Emma Galvin, Jessica Hecht, Greg Hildreth, Joe Iconis, Bryce Pinkham, Lauren Molina, Elena Shaddow, Amy Spanger, and Jacob Ming Trent.
Tickets for the Williamstown Theatre Festival Cabaret Series at 54 Below range from $40-$50, and are on sale at www.54below.com.
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ABOUT WILLIAMSTOWN THEATRE FESTIVAL
Since 1955, the Williamstown Theatre Festival has brought America’s finest actors, directors, designers, and playwrights to the Berkshires, engaging a loyal audience of both residents and summer visitors. Each WTF season is designed to present unique opportunities for artists and audience alike, revisiting classic plays with innovative productions, developing and nurturing bold new plays and musicals, and offering a rich array of accompanying cultural events including Free Theatre, Late-Night Cabarets, readings, workshops, and educational programs. While best known for our acclaimed productions, WTF is also home to one of the nation’s top training and professional development programs for new generations of aspiring theatre artists and administrators. Now in its 60th Season, WTF was honored with the Tony Award for Outstanding Regional Theatre in 2002 and the Commonwealth Award for Achievement in 2011.
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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