Award-winning singer-actors Lauren Molina (Marry Me a Little, Sweeney Todd, Rock of Ages) and Nick Cearley (All Shook Up) became YouTube sensations as The Skivvies, a “musically thrilling” undie-rock, comedy-pop duo who don’t just strip down their musical arrangements, they literally strip down to their underwear to perform their distinctive mashups and eccentric originals for cello and ukulele, with touches of glockenspiel, melodica, and a surprising array of under-used instruments.
On Wednesday, June 4, 2014, The Skivvies’ concert at 54 Below will also feature special guest stars Tony Nominee Lena Hall (Yitzhak in Hedwig and the Angry Inch), Garth Kravits (The Drowsy Chaperone), Lesli Margherita (Matilda), Wesley Taylor (Rock of Ages), Jim Newman (Hands on a Hardbody) and Roe Hartrampf (Unnatural Acts), who will strip down and rock out. Expect a hilarious evening of genre-hopping pop perfection. Show time is at 9:30 p.m., doors open at 8:45 p.m. 54 Below is located at 254 W. 54th Street in New York.
Clips of the pair’s living room videos, which displayed their powerful harmonies as well as their powerful abs, led to live shows that The Wall Street Journal called “smart, sophisticated…ingenious,” and Out Magazine, “The Skivvies have managed to carve out a niche that we never knew needed to exist: part Weird Al- parody and part sexy burlesque…and unusual explosion of satire and sultry.” They also have a single and music video directed by Augusten Burroughs, bestselling author of Running With Scissors.
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