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To Feinstein's/
54 Below

The papers called it “the first intentionally campy musical in Broadway history” and “Broadway’s first disco musical”, but Paul Jabara‘s  Rachael Lily Rosenbloom packed her bags after only 7 previews at the Broadhurst. The wild and fantastic tale of an average girl going from the Brooklyn fish market to the height of Hollywood glamour was created by Paul Jabara (composer, lyricist, co-book writer) who later went on to pen hits including “Last Dance,” “The Main Event,” and “It’s Raining Men,” and become a Grammy and Academy Award winner.

Paul Jabara‘s Rachael Lily Rosenbloom was the brainchild of the then 25-year-old Jabara, who appeared in several Broadway shows and worshiped Barbra Streisand. The title character shared this trait, and the extra ‘a’ in Rachael was the one that ‘Barbra’ discarded from her name. The show even opened with a song called “Dear Miss Streisand” before hitting numbers with titles like “Cobra Woman,” “Overdose,” “Get Your Show Rolling,” “Broadway Rhythm,” and “Raquel Gives The Dish.” The backstage atmosphere and onstage drama at the show was so crazy – from drug use to kicklines in g-strings – that it prompted several of the dancers to begin the talk sessions that would become the basis for A Chorus Line.

Join us at Feinstein’s/54 Below for the return of Paul Jabara‘s  Rachael Lily Rosenbloom…and don’t you ever forget it! This musical in concert will be produced by director of programming Jennifer Ashley Tepper and directed by Max Friedman (Midnight at The Never Get, Charlie Rosen’s Broadway Big Band, Ruby Manger) with the support of Paul Jabara’s family. Expect an incredible cast of favorites to bring this legendary underappreciated musical back to life! Come see why Broadway’s first disco musical was ahead of its time.

Starring As:

Rachael Lily Rosenbloom: Bonnie Milligan (Kinky Boots, Gigantic, God Bless You Mr. Rosewater)

Ramond De La Troya: Jeremy Morse (Waitress, Ragtime on Ellis Island, Drama Desk nominee for Bloodsong of Love)

Glinda: Anastacia McCleskey (Waitress, The Book Of Mormon, Priscilla, Queen of the Desert)

Stella Starf***er: Julia Mattison (Godspell, Ruby Manger, Brooklyn Sound)

Narrator and Others: Kevin Michael Murphy (The Book of Mormon, If It Only Even Runs A Minute)

Barbra Streisand and Others: Natalie Walker (Justin Timberlake vs. Ryan Gosling, The Meanest Birthday Girl)

Stud Troy and Others: Jason Veasey (The Lion King, Broadway Bounty Hunter, A Christmas Carol)

Stud Trick and Others: Charlie Franklin (The Bridges of Madison County, The Book of Mormon, The Secret Garden)

Old Bill and Others: Larry Owens (Spamilton, Gigantic)

Secretary and Others: Kathryn Allison (Aladdin, winner of NYMF’s Next Broadway Sensation)

The performance will have new orchestrations by Charlie Rosen (Honeymoon in Vegas, Cyrano de Bergerac, Charlie Rosen’s Broadway Big Band) and musical direction by Natalie Tenenbaum (Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, The Kennedy Center).

Choreographer: Rachel Goldman

Makeup Design: Michael Kushner

Past Performances

  • Mon, Mar 13: 7:00 pm
  • Mon, Mar 13: 9:30 pm
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Menu

Choice of:
  • Carrot and Coconut Soup

    Roasted Red Pepper Cream, Fried Chickpeas

  • Roasted Beet Salad

    with Celery Root, Ricotta, Apples, and Red Wine Vinaigrette

  • Choice of:
  • Filet Mignon

    with Potato and Gruyere Fritters, Tuscan Kale, and Pink Peppercorn Sauce

  • Pan-Seared Scallops

    With Parsnip Puree, Shiitake Mushrooms and Citrus

  • Choice of:
  • Chocolate Mousse

    With Flourless Hazelnut Cake, Candied Hazelnuts, Hot Fudge

  • Yuzu Panna Cotta

    Housemade Macha Gelato, Macha Macaroon, Raspberry Mousse, Raspberry Gelato

  • Yukon Gold Potato & Green Garlic Soup
    $12.00
  • Mixed Green Salad

    Dried Cherries, Goat Cheese

    $14.00
  • Lemon Ricotta Ravioli

    Butter Poached Lobster and Spicy Breadcrumbs

    $28.00
  • Caesar Salad

    Romaine Hearts, Basil, Parmesan

    $13.00
  • Steak Tartare

    Toasted Baguette, Quail Egg

    $21.00
  • Peeketoe Crab Fritters

    Avocado, Tomato

    $21.00
  • Warm Farro Salad

    Roasted Mushrooms, Shaved Celery, Baby Kale, and Black Mustard Seed Vinaingrette

    $16.00
  • Espresso-Marinated Hanger Steak

    Pommes Frites

    $29.00
  • Duck Confit Salad

    Frisee, Grapefruit, Citrus Vinaigrette

    $26.00
  • Pan-Seared Arctic Char

    Black Pepper and Lemon Spaetzle, Baby Artichokes, Olive Oil, Thyme Roasted Tomatoes

    $29.00
  • Farm-Raised Amish Chicken

    Spring Parsnips, Sauteed Dandelion

    $26.00
  • Braised Short Rib

    Cauliflower, Polenta

    $28.00
  • Vegan Red Quinoa Pilaf

    Roasted Sweet Potatoes, Sauteed Chard, Hen of the Woods Mushrooms

    $23.00
  • Fettuccini Bolognese

    Shredded Parmigiano

    $26.00
  • 54 Below Bacon Cheeseburger

    Short Rib and Brisket Beef Burger, Applewood Smoked Bacon. , Spring Brook Reading Cheese, Chipotle Spread, Shoestring French Fries (9:30 show only)

    $24.00
  • Three- $16 Five-$23
  • Chevrotin

    Pasteurized Goat- Lamoine, ME

  • Arethusa Blue

    Pasteurized Cow- Litchfield, CT

  • Von Trapp

    Raw Cow- Waitsville, VT

  • Penterman Gouda

    Pasteurized Cow- Thorpe, WI

  • Hudson Flower

    Pasteurized Sheep- New York, NY

  • Charcuterie and Cheese Plate
    $22.00
  • Plantain Chips with Guacamole
    $12.00
  • Bacon Mac n' Cheese
    $13.00
  • Marcona Almonds

    Sea Salt, Olive Oil

    $7.00
  • Wilted Spinach and Red Chard
    $9.00
  • Shishito Peppers

    Sesame Aioli

    $9.00
  • Shoestring French Fries
    $9.00
  • Broccolini

    Garlic and Olive Oil

    $9.00
  • Shaved Brussels Sprouts

    Lemon Oil and Chili

    $9.00
  • Strawberry Rhubarb Tart

    Lemon Thyme Gelato, Strawberry Compote

    $13.00
  • Chocolate Cake Pudding

    Espresso Cream, Guiness Gelato, Baileys anglaise

    $14.00
  • Gelato & Sorbet

    Seasonal Selection

    $9.00
  • Farmstead Cheese Plate
    $16.00
  • Homemade Cookie Plate

    Daily Selection

    $12.00
  • 54 Below Manhattan

    McKenzie Rye, Dolin Rouge Vermouth, Grand Marnier, Angostura Bitters

    $16.00
  • Brooklyn Bee's Knees

    Brooklyn Gin, Lavender Honey, Lemon Juice

    $16.00
  • Spicy Grapefruit Margarita

    Jalapeño-infused Milagro Blanco Tequila, Grapefruit, Lime Juice

    $16.00
  • Greenroom Gossip

    Grey Goose Vodka, St. Germain, Honeydew, Cucumber, Lime Juice

    $16.00
  • Spring Sangria

    Please ask your server for our current offering.

    Glass - $16.00
    Carafe - $48.00
  • Espresso Martini

    Esse Espresso, Reyka Vodka, Kahlua, Cream, Cinnamon

    $16.00
  • Irish Coffee

    Jameson Whiskey, Coffee, Whipped Cream

    $15.00
  • Mexican Coffee

    Milagro Silver Tequila, Kahlúa, Chipotle Chili, Coffee, Whipped Cream

    $15.00
  • Zardetto Prosecco, Conegliano, IT
    Glass - $15.00
  • Ceretto Moscato d'Asti, Piedmont, IT
    Glass - $16.00
  • François Montand Brut Rose, Gascogny, FR
    Glass - $17.00
  • Mumm Napa Brut Prestige, Napa Valley, CA
    Bottle - $65.00
  • Piper Heidsieck Brut, Champagne, FR
    Bottle - $89.00
  • Taittinger Brut, Reims, FR
    Bottle - $118.00
  • Veuve Clicquot, Reims, FR
    Bottle - $125.00
  • Weingut Langwerth, Riesling, Mosel, GER 2014
    6oz Glass - $15.00
  • Monteflor, Pinot Grigio, Friuli-Venezia, IT 2015
    6oz Glass - $16.00
  • Matanzas Creek Winery, Sauvignon Blanc, Sonoma, CA 2015
    6oz Glass - $19.00
  • Cambria, Chardonnay, Santa Maria Valley, CA 2014
    6oz Glass - $19.00
  • Tenuta la Marchesa, White Label, Gavi, IT 2015
    Bottle - $58.00
  • Domaine la Barbotaine, Sancerre, FR 2015
    Bottle - $69.00
  • Jermann, Pinot Grigio, Friuli Grave, IT 2014
    Bottle - $84.00
  • Duckhorn, Sauvignon Blanc, Napa, CA 2015
    Bottle - $88.00
  • Grgich Hills, Fume Blanc, Napa, CA 2012
    Bottle - $92.00
  • Stonestreet, Chardonnay, Napa, CA 2013
    Bottle - $94.00
  • Chateau Sainte Marguerite, Provence, FR 2016
    6oz Glass - $18.00
  • Chat. d'Esclans, Rock Angel, Provence, FR 2016
    Bottle - $74.00
  • Famille Perrin, Cotes du Rhone, FR 2013
    6oz Glass - $15.00
  • Zaccagnini, Montepulciano, Abruzzo, IT 2014
    6oz Glass - $18.00
  • Tahuan, Malbec, Mendoza, ARG 2013
    6oz Glass - $18.00
  • Edmeades, Zinfandel, Mendocino, CA 2013
    6oz Glass - $19.00
  • Benziger, Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma, CA 2014
    6oz Glass - $22.00
  • Nielson, Pinot Noir, Santa Barbara, CA 2014

    by Byron

    6oz Glass - $22.00
  • Marques de Murrieta, Tempranillo, Rioja Reserva, SP 2011
    Bottle - $79.00
  • Seghesio, Zinfandel, Sonoma, CA 2014
    Bottle - $81.00
  • La Crema, Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, OR 2014
    Bottle - $88.00
  • Matanzas Creek Winery, Merlot, Sonoma, CA 2013
    Bottle - $92.00
  • Freemark Abbey, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, CA 2011
    Bottle - $98.00
  • Chateau De Pez, Bordeaux, St. Estephe, FR 2014
    Bottle - $118.00
  • Gaja, Ca' Marcanda, Piedmont, IT 2013
    Bottle - $130.00
  • M. Chapoutier, Chateauneuf Du Pape, FR
    Bottle - $140.00
  • Caymus, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, CA 2014
    Bottle - $175.00
  • Inglenook, Rubicon, Rutherford, CA 2012
    Bottle - $350.00
  • Ithaca Apricot Wheat, Ithaca, NY
    $8.00
  • Keegan Mother's Milk Stout, Kingston, NY
    $8.00
  • Kopparberg Pear Cider, Sweden
    $8.00
  • Buckler Non-Alcoholic, Netherlands
    $8.00
  • Please ask your server for current selection.
  • Please ask your server for current selection.
    $8.00
  • Nothing But Greens

    Cucumber, Lime, Soda

    $6.00
  • Lavender Palmer

    Lemonade, Lavender Honey

    $6.00
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