54 Below has announced that Sherie Rene Scott will play an exclusive two-week engagement when she presents her brand new show "Piece of Meat" at 54 Below October 16-20 & 23-27 at 8:30 PM and October 19, 20, 26, & 27 at 11:00 PM. To purchase tickets, visit www.54below.com. Doors open for dinner at 7:00 PM for the 8:30 PM show and 10:00 PM for the 11:00 PM show. $60 cover charge. $30 food & beverage minimum.
"Piece of Meat is about desire," says Ms. Scott. "The desire to remain a highly evolved human being while facing overwhelming, base animal desires. It manifests in a personal life changing decision shared through story and song!"
Sherie Rene Scott is an actor, signer, and writer known for her work in numerous theatrical productions including Everyday Rapture, written by Dick Scanlan and Ms. Scott and directed by Michael Mayer. The show received Tony Award nominations for Best Actress in a Musical, Best Book and Best Musical. She also appeared in Women On The Verge of A Nervous Breakdown (Drama Desk Nomination), "Ursula in Disney's The Little Mermaid (Outer Critics Circle nomination), John Guare's Landscape of the Body (Obie Awards, Lucille Lortel Award), Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle Award nominations), Elton John and Tim Rice's Aida, Tommy (OBC), Rent, The Last Five Years (Drama Desk Nomination), Debbie Does Dallas, Randy Newman's Faust, and Kander & Ebb's Over And Over (Helen Hayes nomination).
The music director for the concerts, Todd Almond, is a composer, lyricist and playwright. His musicals include Melancholy Play (13P, with playwright Sarah Ruhl, dir: Davis McCallum): We Always Have Lived In The Castle (Yale Repertory Theater, with playwright Adam Bock, dir: Anne Kauffman); On The Levee (Lincoln Center Theater, dir: Lear deBessonet); Girlfriend (Berkeley Rep., with songwriter Matthew Sweet, dir: Les Waters); and Odyssey (The Old Globe, dir: Lear deBessonet). Almond was recently awarded the Frederick Loewe award for his new musical Iowa (with playwright Jenny Schwartz) and he is currently collaborating with Warren Leight and Stafford Arima on a musical adaptation of John Knowles' novel A Separate Piece.