Rusty Magee: Revisited


January 20, 2019
Feinstein’s/54 Below

Broadway’s brightest stars and hottest up and comers celebrate the legendary life of award-winning composer/lyricist and comedian Rusty Magee in an evening of his tuneful, heartfelt and hilarious music.

An accomplished comedian, singer, actor, and composer/lyricist for theatre, television, film, and commercials, Rusty Magee was one of the most influential artists of Manhattan’s off-Broadway and cabaret scene, whose eclectic voice, style, and influence is still felt to this day. His works include the scores to ART’s Ubu Rock, MTC’s The Green Heart, Irish Rep’s The Irish…and How They Got That Way, and musical contributions to television shows like “Out of the Box” and “The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss.”

Join us as we uncover a musical treasure trove of unheard gems, world premiere songs, and old favorites like “New York Romance” and “Sweet Appreciation.” Featuring an all-star cast, a four-piece band, a collection of never before heard stories, and even some surprise guests, this concert promises to be an unforgettable evening for generations of young and old musical theatre fans alike.


Joseph Allen, John Battagliese (Cruel Intentions), LaDonna Burns (Rent), Lynn Craig (Lazarus), Vincent DeSeno, Tony Award-winner Daisy Eagan (The Secret Garden), Megan Griggs, James Anthony Hunsaker, Jordana Kagan, David Kelli Kahawaii, Sarah Kleist, Laura Laureano, Sarah Rachel Lazarus, Barrett Leddy (Pokémon), Nic Mains, Lorraine Brönte Magee, S.P. Monahan (Diva: Live from Hell), and Rebecca Murillo (West Side Story).

Creative Team

Directed and Produced by Billy Recce (A Musical About Star Wars)
Co-Produced by Yoni Weiss
Musical Direction by Daniel M. Lincoln (Wicked, The Cher Show)