Tovah Feldshuh six-time Tony and Emmy nominated star of “The Walking Dead,” “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” and now CBS’ “Salvation” returns to Feinstein’s/54 Below in a thrilling show featuring highlights from the new Broadway-bound musical Queen of Mean, based on the New York Times best-seller biography by Ransdell Pierson. Watch the Queen of Mean become the Queen of Cabaret as Tovah takes the stage as Leona Helmsley and sings and stings about everything from her meteoric rise from office temp to Queen of the Palace, to her Real Estate rival Donald Trump. Tovah’s LEONA! is proud to be below Studio 54 whose owners ALSO served time for the crime of tax evasion for the simple crime of trying to make New York shine!
So ‘Harry’ on Down for an evening of fun, frolic, and foreclosure!
Queen of Mean has music by Ron Passaro, lyrics by David Lee, book by Alex Lippard and David Lee concept and additional lyrics by Alex Lippard and was conceived by Tovah Feldshuh
Tovah Feldshuh is a six-time Emmy & Tony nominee. On Broadway: the trapeze-swinging show-stopping Berthe in Pippin, also Yentl,, Sarava!, Lend Me a Tenor, Golda’s Balcony, Irena’s Vow, Cyrano, Dreyfus In Rehearsal, Rodgers & Hart. On TV: now POTUS Pauline Mackenzie on CBS’ Salvation (Monday June 25th, season 2/ 9:00pmCBS), Deanna Monroe “The Walking Dead,” Danielle Melnick “Law & Order,” Naomi Bunch, mother of CW’s“Crazy Ex Girlfriend”where Feldshuh can be seen singing the dignified showstopper: “Where’s the Bathroom!” Films include: Kissing Jessica Stein, (Golden Satellite Award); A Walk On The Moon,Brewster’s Millions, Just My Luck, Daniel, The Idolmaker, etc. You can find her fan page on Facebook, her Twitter @TovahwithaV, or follow her adventures all over the world on Instagram: @tovahfeld.www.tovahfeldshuh.com
James Bassi (Musical Director & Arrangement). His compositions have been performed at Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall. Music director for many Off-Broadway and regional productions and at Lincoln Center Theater. In concerts, pianist/arranger with Ute Lemper, Deborah Voigt, Jesse Norman, and happily, Tovah Feldshuh. Upcoming engagement,: Bernstein‘s “Mass” for Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival.
Jeff Harnar (Director) is the 2018 winner of the BroadwayWorld, MAC and BISTRO Awards for Outstanding Director. A career highlight was Directing Tovah Feldshuh’s critically-acclaimed “Aging is Optional.”
Feinstein’s/54 Below, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, is a 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, Feinstein’s/54 Below is a classically designed state-of-the art nightclub in the theatre district that hosts audiences with warmth and style. Feinstein’s/54 Below presents iconic and rising stars from the worlds of Broadway and popular music and has set a new standard for culinary excellence worthy of the world-class entertainment on the stage.
In their description of the venue, The New York Times writes, “Feinstein’s/54 Below has the intimacy of a large living room with unimpeded views and impeccable sound; there is not a bad seat in the house. 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, Feinstein’s/54 Below features up to three shows nightly with cover charges ranging from $15-$105. 54Below.com/Feinsteins