Never before has there been such a collection of Chicago's entertainers coming together to celebrate 100 Years of Chicago Cabaret on the southside!
Part 1: CABARET BURLESQUE & GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK
September 19, 2021 at 3:00pm (Register for Part 1)
A celebration of LBGTQIA artists featuring cabaret arts of drag, burlesque, and dancers interwoven with the hits from the Great American Songbook - Jazz, Broadway, and Tin Pan Alley.
Cast: Arlene Armstrong, Anne Burnell, Mark Burnell, The Feathered Beaus, Willy LaQueue, Daryl Nitz, P. NoNoire, Spider Saloff, Denise Tomasello, Margaret Murphy Webb, Honey West, and Bobbi Wilsyn, musical direction by Mark Burnell, with Jim Cox, bass, and Dana Hall, drums, directed by Anne Burnell and Kyle Hustedt.
Part 2: BLACK VOICES IN CABARET & THE FRENCH CONNECTION
October 3, 2021 at 3:00pm (Register for Part 2)
Where it all began...in Paris and Chicago, spotlighting the exchange of cultures from Montmartre to State Street and the contribution of African American musicians to the evolution of American cabaret.
Cast: Cynthia Clarey, Evelyn Danner, Patrick Davis, Elizabeth Doyle, Sean Harris, Claudia Hommel, Lynne Jordan, Ava Logan, Tammy McCann, LaShera Moore and David Stephens
Directed by Daniel Johnson and David Stephens, with Music Direction by Elizabeth Doyle
Location: Haven Entertainment Center
932 E 43rd Street Chicago IL 60625 (parking west of building)
Admission is FREE, reservations required. Made possible by a grant from ChicagoDCASE.
Appetizers & cocktails available for purchase.