|Celebrate Thanksgiving week with the legendary Ben Vereen!
Ben Vereen’s last engagement at Feinstein’s/54 Below blew the roof off the joint – audiences are still talking about it! Now join Ben for another unforgettable evening of song and story – featuring the showstoppers you love and some exciting songs from Ben’s repertoire!
The New York Times wrote: “Mr. Vereen is a song and dance man who never lets up. He wins you over with his sheer energy, good will and showbiz know-how.”
Theatermania wrote: “The 65-years-young star is expending enough energy up there to power all of the Big Apple.”
The New York Daily News wrote: “Vereen blows onto the stage with a gale force ready to sweep the audience up, up and away.”… so be prepared to be knocked off your feet by this riveting performance. It’s not very often you get to see a true theatrical legend perform songs he made famous on Broadway and off!
A Tony and Drama Desk Award winner for his renowned performance in Bob Fosse’s Pippin, Mr. Vereen’s Broadway credits include: Wicked, I’m Not Rappaport, Chicago, Hair, Fosse, Jelly’s Last Jam, Jesus Christ Superstar, and A Christmas Carol. In 2010, Ben completed a successful run in the world premiere of Fetch Clay, Make Man, directed by Des McAnuff (Jersey Boys) at the McCarter Theatre. Film: Idlewild, All That Jazz, Sweet Charity, Funny Lady (Golden Globe nomination), Why Do Fools Fall in Love, Once Upon a Forest. Television: Sneaky Pete, The legendary television miniseries Roots, How I Met Your Mother (recurring), Grey’s Anatomy (Prism Award), Tyler Perry’s House of Payne, Law and Order: Criminal Intent, Hallmark’s An Accidental Friendship (NAACP nomination), Tenspeed and Brown Shoe, Louis Armstrong – Chicago Style, Ellis Island (Golden Globe Nomination), Anne Rice’s Feast of All Saints, Zoobilee Zoo and Star Trek – The Next Generation. Ben recently appeared in the feature films Top Five and Time Out Of Mind, and as Doctor Scott in Fox’s TV version of Rocky Horror Picture Show.
November 23rd, Thanksgiving Performance Information
For Mr. Vereen’s Thanksgiving performance on Thursday, November 23, pre-selected reservations are mandatory & begin at 5:00pm. The kitchen will continue to serve throughout the entirety of the performance. Please arrive within 15 minutes of your scheduled reservation time to ensure that everyone has a wonderful holiday experience. Should you arrive earlier or later than your reservation time, you may be asked to wait at the bar or in the lobby until such a time as you can be seated. For this evening only, our regular menu will be replaced by a Thanksgiving prix fixe, which features classic holiday dishes and other festive seasonal favorites. All guests will be charged $85 each for their meals (this pricing does not include tax & gratuity).