Kate Shindle, Erin Mackey, Aaron Simon Gross and More Join Songwriter Michael Finke Dec. 15 at 54 Below

By Michael Gioia
December 15, 2013

Kate Shindle, who has been seen on Broadway in Legally Blonde and Wonderland, and Erin Mackey, whose Broadway credits include Chaplin and Anything Goes, are among the performers who join composer-lyricist Michael Finke Dec. 15 at 54 Below.



The 11:30 PM concert also features Aaron Simon Gross (13), Ryan VanDenBoom (Annie), Madeleine Bundy, Danielle Eden, Hayley Jackowitz, Sarah Naughton, Daniel Patrick Smith, Hannah Whitney and Matt Wood.

Here's how 54 Below bills the concert: "Musical theatre writer Michael Finke is making his 54 Below debut. Boasting an array of eclectic music and content, the concert will feature songs from several of Michael's musicals including Caroline and George, Reporting Live, Other People's Relationships, as well as several new songs from upcoming projects. His music has been performed and heard at dozens of cabaret venues, Off-Broadway theatres and national television."

The five-piece band features Finke on piano, Eric Jackowitz on drums, Hayley Jane on bass, Matt Cervoni on cello and Allie Stamler on violin. 

Finke has written the book, music and lyrics of Goodnight, Stranger; Caroline and George; Other People's Relationships; Constitutional the Musical; The Long and Cautionary Tale of Robert Mitchum High; and Reporting Live.

54 Below is located at 254 West 54th Street. There is a $15 cover charge plus a two-drink minimum. For more information and tickets, call (646) 476­3551 or visit 54Below.com.