Tony-winning songwriting team Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty are celebrating their 30-year collaboration with a series of concerts at 54 Below, titled Nice Fighting You: A 30th Anniversary Celebration. The composers behind Ragtime, Once On This Island and the upcoming Rocky will take the stage for six performances, September 26 through September 28, featuring a rotating roster of Broadway stars. Below is the breakdown of the performers.
September 26 (7PM and 9:30PM shows): Stephanie J. Block (Little Miss Sunshine), LaChanze (Once On This Island, Ragtime, If/Then ), Brian Stokes Mitchell (Ragtime, Kiss Me Kate), Liz Callaway (Anastasia, Baby) and Lilla Crawford (Ragtime, Annie)
September 27 at 8PM: Quentin Darrington (Ragtime) and Jessica Molaskey (A Man of No Importance), LaChanze and Liz Callaway
September 27 at 11PM: Annaleigh Ashford (Kinky Boots), Bobby Steggert (Ragtime, Big Fish), Andrea Martin (My Favorite Year, Pippin), Liz Callaway, Quentin Darrington and Jessica Molaskey
September 28 at 8PM: Marin Mazzie (Ragtime, Carrie), Kevin Chamberlin (Seussical, My Favorite Year), Lewis Grosso (Ragtime, Newsies), Lilla Crawford and LaChanze
September 28 at 11PM: Annaleigh Ashford, Bobby Steggert, Andrea Martin, Marin Mazzie, Kevin Chamberlin and Lewis Grosso
Drawing from their vast body of work, Nice Fighting You: A 30th Anniversary Celebration features this feast of Broadway stars performing Ahrens and Flaherty’s best-known songs, as well as lesser-known gems, cut songs and sneak peaks at new shows.