August 16, 2021
Tony Award® nominee Derek Klena is making his triumphant return to the Feinstein’s/54 Below stage this August 16th! Join him as he prepares to return to his critically acclaimed performance in Jagged Little Pill and reflects on the lessons learned and new inspirations found when the world turned upside down. In a heartfelt, intimate evening, he reflects on his ten years in New York, and sings music that speaks to his heart – Billy Joel, Billie Eilish, Foo Fighters, Moana… as well as favorite highlights from his career including, of course, Anastasia. Featuring music director Benjamin Rauhala on piano and David Cinquegrana on guitar, you won’t want to miss this intimate moment with Derek just before he returns to Broadway!
Derek Klena most recently received a Tony Award® nomination for his performance as “Nick Healy” in Alanis Morissette’s critically acclaimed new Broadway musical, Jagged Little Pill. Previously, Derek starred and originated the role of Dmitry in the stage adaptation of the animated movie Anastasia. He first broke onto the NYC theatre scene in the 2012 Off-Broadway revival of Carrie, where he was quickly noticed and scooped up by Oscar, Grammy, and Tony winners Benj Pasek and Justin Paul to originate the lead role of Eddie Birdlace in Dogfight. He then made his Broadway debut as Fiyero in the 10th anniversary company of Wicked and followed that up by originating the role of Michael Johnson in Jason Robert Brown’s The Bridges of Madison County. Derek is also known for his appearances on television in “The Code” (CBS), “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” (Netflix), “Quantico” (ABC), “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver” (HBO), “Blue Bloods” (CBS), “Law and Order: SVU” (NBC), and “Carrie Diaries” (CW).
Please note that all artists and acts are subject to change at any time.
Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required to enter the club.