Eric Michael Gillet at 54 Below
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Award-winning vocalist, director and Broadway actor (The Frogs, Sweet Smell of Success, Kiss Me, Kate) Eric Michael Gillett uses the wit and wisdom of Lorenz Hart to remind us all that, though love can be experienced with abandon, to be careless with the heart can also have a price. George Balanchine called Lorenz Hart the "Shelley of America," his lyrics rank with the greatest romantic poetry of all time. Though he, himself, was unlucky in love, his writing casts a spell that will always survive the test of time, inspiring generations of lovers to come to follow their hearts.
Venue Description: Evoking the ambience of a 1920s & '30s speakeasy, 54 Below provides an unforgettable New York nightlife experience, combining performances by Broadway's best with innovative New American cuisine in an elegant setting. Newsday calls 54 Below "infectious. A hip hangout for Broadway babies and the fans who love them with food that is sophisticated and understated." Open Mon.-Sat. from 5:30pm; Sun. from noon.