The Lady With the Torch
Patti Lupone finished a fantastic cabaret run at 54 Below recently and I saw the show just before it closed! Belting out a variety of standards along with a few delightful surprises, Ms. Lupone has a powerful voice and a warm stage presence that completely charms an audience. It was very exciting to see this legend close-up in the beautifully intimate space.
54 Below is a special venue and made the evening an absolute pleasure. This was my first time there and along with specialty cocktails they feature a full menu with all kinds of delicious and decadent offerings. It was fun to feast on appetizers and get in the mood with cocktails before the show started.
This place is definitely made for special occasions and it’s easy to see why the shows sell out. Housed in the former basement of Studio 54 the venue has been lovingly renovated by a team of Broadway designers and artists and is reminiscent of the classy supper clubs of yore.
They have an active calendar and a roster of acts that appeal to all kinds of preferences. I highly recommend a visit—it’s a special space with a lot of appeal and you won’t be disappointed!