2023-07-02- 12:45 h

The venue 54 Below in New York, will celebrate the rhymes and rhythms of Alan Menken and Howard Ashman, the composer and lyricist duo responsible for the soundtrack to millions of childhood dreams (and thrills!), with a special tribute concert to be celebrated today, July 2nd and tomorrow, July 3rd (NOTE: The show on July 2nd will also be livestreamed).


The program will include songs from shows such as Little Shop of Horrors, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, and so many more, presenting a memorable cast featuring:

  • Audrey Belle Adams (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory)
  • Leslie-Payton Alston
  • Tristan David Caldwell
  • Juwan Crawley (Aladdin)
  • Katherine D’Souza
  • Nadia Duncan
  • Melissa Errico
  • Tymothee Harrell (DUDE at 54 Below)
  • Chiubeze Ihuoma (Hadestown)
  • Jana Djenne Jackson (Almost Famous, Little Shop of Horrors)
  • Gryphyn Karimloo
  • Rachel Lloyd
  • Cameron Loyal (Bad Cinderella, My Fair Lady)
  • Alex Lugo (Hadestown)
  • Nic Mains (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory)
  • Ali Regan (Grand Ole Country, DUDE at 54 Below)
  • John Yi (KPOP, Snow in Midsummer)


Musical director and pianist Ben Covello will lead a band that features Ben Nate Repasz (drums), Jennifer Giammanco (bass), Eitan Prouser (guitar) and Ben Golder-Novick (saxophone & clarinet). Produced by Margaret Hall.