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To Feinstein's/
54 Below

This April Fool’s Day, come experience The Science of Musical Comedy 101, a comprehensive, one hour course that provides an in-depth look at the science behind musical theater comedy, presented in song by “Professor” Kimberly Jenna Simon (Berenstain Bears Live!, 90th Macy’s Day Parade).

What happens when you strip away the funny costumes, funny dances, and funny sets of a Broadway musical? What makes an audience giggle when all you have is a microphone and a piano? Recent graduate of CAP21 — and self-proclaimed “professor” of comedy — Kimberly Jenna Simon takes to Feinstein’s/54 Below to find out.

The Science of Musical Comedy 101‘s “syllabus” explores the fundamental formulas that come together to make comedy songs work. The class will spend one hour examining examples of comedy from the golden oldies such as Annie Get Your Gun, to classics like Funny Girl and Into the Woods, to newer shows like Cry Baby. This course stems from a scientific approach to musical comedy, breaking musical theater humor down to uncover all of it’s working parts — thanks to Kimberly Jenna Simon.

Music Directed by Martin Landry (Murder for Two)
Produced by Amy Sapp

Special Guests:
Giuseppe Bausilio (Hello, Dolly!, CATS, Newsies)
Connor Deane (Les Miserables at the MUNY, Broadway Method Academy, Executive Director)
Julian Decker (Sunset Boulevard, Les Miserables, The Hunchback of Notre Dame)
Kim McClay (I’ll Be Home For Christmas)

Past Performances

  • Sat, Apr 1: 11:30 pm
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Menu

Choice of:
  • Yukon Gold Potato & Green Garlic Soup
  • 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
  • Brooklyn Bees Knees

    Brooklyn Gin, Lavender Honey, Lemon Juice

    $16.00
  • Smoked & Roasted

    Ilegal Mezcal, Pineapple, Chipotle Syrup, Lemon, with Chili & Salt Rim

    $16.00
  • Spicy Grapefruit Margarita

    Jalapeno-infused Milagro Silver Tequila, Grapefruit, Lime Juice

    $16.00
  • 54 Below Manhattan

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

    $16.00
  • Pom Gin Fizz

    No. 209 Gin, Rosemary Syrup, Lemon, Pomegranate Juice

    $16.00
  • Spring Sangria

    please ask your server for our current offering.

    Glass - $16.00
    Carafe - $48.00
  • Rhubarb/Basil Mojito

    Bacardi Rum, Rhubarb Puree, Basil, Lime

    $16.00
  • Greenroom Gossip

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

    $16.00
  • Espresso Martini

    Esse Espresso, Reyka Vodka, Kahlua, Cream, Cinnamon

    $16.00
  • Dirty Chai

    Four Roses Bourbon, Chai Spice Blend, Cream

    $16.00
  • Mexican Coffee

    Milagro Tequila, Kahlua, Chipotle Chili, Coffee, Whipped Cream

    $15.00
  • Irish Coffee

    Jameson Whiskey, Coffee, Whipped Cream

    $15.00
  • Famille Perrin, Cotes Du Rhone, FR 2013
    6oz Glass - $15.00
    Bottle - $55.00
  • Penfolds, Shiraz, Koonunga Hill, AU 2013
    6oz Glass - $17.00
    Bottle - $60.00
  • Zaccagnini, Montepulciano, Abruzzo, IT 2014
    6oz Glass - $18.00
    Bottle - $60.00
  • Tahuan, Malbec, Mendoza, ARG 2013
    6oz Glass - $18.00
    Bottle - $64.00
  • Edmeades, Zinfandel, Mendocino, CA 2013
    6oz Glass - $19.00
    Bottle - $70.00
  • Ryan Patrick, Meritage, Columbia Valley, WA 2014
    6oz Glass - $20.00
    Bottle - $70.00
  • Benziger, Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma Co., CA 2014
    6oz Glass - $22.00
    Bottle - $74.00
  • Nielson, Pinot Noir, Santa Barbara Co., CA 2014

    by Byron

    6oz Glass - $22.00
    Bottle - $74.00
  • 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 County, CA 2013
    Bottle - $92.00
  • Freemark Abbey, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, CA 2012
    Bottle - $98.00
  • Chateau De Pez, Bordeaux, St. Estephe, FR 2013
    Bottle - $118.00
  • Gaja, Ca' Marcanda, Piemonte, IT 2013
    Bottle - $130.00
  • M. Chapoutier, Chateauneuf Du Pape, FR 2014
    Bottle - $140.00
  • EnRoute, Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley, CA 2013
    Bottle - $144.00
  • Trinchero, Forte, Napa Valley, CA 2012
    Bottle - $152.00
  • Caymus, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, CA 2014
    Bottle - $175.00
  • Inglenook, Rubicon, Rutherford, CA 2012
    Bottle - $350.00
  • Weingut Langwerth, Riesling, Rheingau, GER 2014
    6oz Glass - $15.00
    Bottle - $56.00
  • Monteflor, Pinot Grigio, Fruili-Venezia, IT 2015
    6oz Glass - $16.00
    Bottle - $58.00
  • Domane Wachau, Gruner Veltliner, Wachau, AT 2015
    Glass - $17.00
    Bottle - $59.00
  • Cambria, Chardonnay, Santa Maria Valley, CA 2013
    6oz Glass - $19.00
    Bottle - $66.00
  • Mantanzas Creek, Sauvignon Blanc, Sonoma Co., CA 2016
    6oz Glass - $19.00
    Bottle - $68.00
  • Tenuta la Marchesa, Gavi, White Label, IT 2015
    Bottle - $58.00
  • Patient Cottat, Sancerre, FR 2015
    Bottle - $79.00
  • 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, Sonoma Co., CA 2013
    Bottle - $94.00
  • Zardetto Prosecco, Conefliano, IT
    Glass - $15.00
    Bottle - $52.00
  • Ceretto Moscato d'Asti, Piedmont, IT
    Glass - $16.00
    Bottle - 375 ml - $30.00
  • Francois Montand Brut Rose, Gascogny, FR
    Glass - $17.00
    Bottle - $57.00
  • Mionetto Gran Rose, Veneto, IT
    Bottle - 187ml - $19.00
  • Laurent Perrier Brut, Champagne, FR
    Glass - $25.00
    Bottle - 375ml - $52.00
  • Mionetto Prosecco Superiore DOCG, Valdobbiadene, IT
    Bottle - $58.00
  • Mumm Napa Brut Prestige, Napa Valley, CA
    Bottle - $65.00
  • Piper Heidsieck Brut, Champagne, FR
    Bottle - $89.00
  • Nomine-Renard Brut Rose, Champagne, FR
    Bottle - $98.00
  • Taittinger Brut, Reims, FR
    Bottle - $118.00
  • Veuve Clicquot, Reims, FR
    Bottle - $125.00
  • Barrymore, Monterey Co., CA 2016
    6oz Glass - $16.00
    Bottle - $60.00
  • Chateau Sainte Marguerite, Provence, FR 2016
    6oz Glass - $18.00
    Bottle - $60.00
  • Chat. d'Esclans, Rock Angel, Provence, FR 2016
    Bottle - $74.00
  • Please ask your server for current selection.
  • Brooklyn Brown Ale, Brooklyn, NY
    $8.00
  • Keegan Mother's Milk Stout, Kingston, NY
    $8.00
  • New Belgium Fat Tire Amber Ale, Fort Collins, CO
    $8.00
  • Ithaca Apricot Wheat, Ithaca, NY
    $8.00
  • Kopparberg Pear Cider, Sweden
    $8.00
  • Not Your Father's Ginger Ale, Wauconda, IL
    $8.00
  • Buckler Non-Alcoholic, Netherlands
    $8.00
  • Nothing But Greens

    Cucumber, Lime, Soda

    $6.00
  • Rue 54

    Rhubarb, Lime, Basil, Soda

    $6.00
  • The Ghost Light

    Grapefruit Juice, Rosemary Syrup, Soda

    $6.00
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