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54 Below

Join us at Feinstein’s/54 Below for Passing the Bechdel Test: Duets for Women That Aren’t About Men — an evening of world premieres and old favorites from New York’s most exciting musical theatre composers as they embark on the impossible challenge of writing a duet for two women that isn’t about loving the same man – or about a man at all. There will be sisters. There will be lesbians. There will probably be Miranda Priestly-esque nightmare bosses, or possibly some kind of time travel. When women start discussing things other than the men in their lives, who knows what might happen?

Writers:
Joe Iconis (Broadway Bounty Hunter; Be More Chill)
Kait Kerrigan and Brian Lowdermilk
Sam Salmond (Eighty-Sixed)
Deepali Gupta (Minor Character, Ski End)
Sara Cooper (The Memory Show) and Amy Burgess

Cesar Alvarez and Emily Orling
Keurim Hur (Rapunzel) and Jacob Fjeldheim (Ultimate Storytime)
EllaRose Chary and Brandon James Gwinn (Cotton Candy and Cocaine; TL;DR: Thelma Louise; Dyke Remix)
Emily Chiu

Performers:
Lauren Pritchard (Spring Awakening)
Daisy Carnelia (The Bad Years)
Delaney Amatrudo (It’s Kind of a Funny Story)
Allie Sandler (The Mollyhouse)
Shannon Tyo
Jessie Shelton (36 Questions, Hadestown, Cruel Intentions Musical)
Michelle Veintimilla
(The Visit)
Badia Farha
(School of Rock)
Elexis Morton (The Bad Years)
Marinda Anderson (Far From Heaven, BELLA: An American Tall Tale, Miss You Like Hell)
Ally Bonino (Dogfight, Merrily We Roll Along)
Cori Jaskier

Musical Director: Anessa Marie

Past Performances

  • Fri, Feb 9 :11:30 pm
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