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Free Concerts Celebrate 100 Years Of Chicago Cabaret

Two events in Bronzeville — on September 19 and October 3


Chicago has a unique place in the history of cabaret, being the first American city to nurture hundreds of clubs with the intimate and often improvised entertainment first found in Paris in the 1880s.


100 Years of Chicago Cabaret! is produced by Chicago Cabaret Professionals in a joint project with Working In Concert (Black Voices in Cabaret and Cabaret Connexion), and Cabaret Project. The cast includes: Arlene Armstrong, Anne Burnell, Mark Burnell, Cynthia Clarey, Evelyn Danner, Patrick Davis, Elizabeth Doyle, The Feathered Beaus, Claudia Hommel, Lynne Jordan, Willy LaQueue, Ava Logan, LaShera Moore, Daryl Nitz, P. NoNoire, Spider Saloff, David Stephens, Denise Tomasello, Margaret Murphy Webb, Honey West, and Bobbi Wilsyn, with musical direction by Mark Burnell and Elizabeth Doyle, directed by Anne Burnell, Kyle Hustedt, Daniel Johnson, and David Stephens.




September 19, 2021 at 3:00pm

CABARET BURLESQUE & GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK

Haven Entertainment Center

923 E 43rd Street Chicago IL 60625

(parking available west of building)

A celebration of LBGTQIA artists featuring cabaret arts of drag, burlesque, comics, and dancers interwoven with the hits from the Great American Songbook - Jazz, Broadway, standards, and composers and lyricists of Tin Pan Alley.

October 3, 2021 at 3:00pm

BLACK VOICES IN CABARET & THE FRENCH CONNECTION

Haven Entertainment Center

923 E 43rd Street Chicago IL 60625

(parking available west of building)

A celebration of where it all began...in Paris and Chicago, spotlighting the exchange of cultures, from Montmartre to State Street, and the extraordinary contribution of African American music and musicians to the evolution of American cabaret.


Admission is FREE but reservations are required. Seating is limited, masks must be worn when not seated and proof of vaccination shown at the door. Appetizers and cocktails available for purchase.

Dates and Locations

100 YEARS OF CHICAGO CABARET! Concerts will be September 19 & October 3 at 3:00pm (doors open at 2:30)

Haven Entertainment Center

923 E 43rd Street Chicago IL 60625

(parking available west of building)

Tickets

Tickets are free but reservations are required. Seating is limited (limit 2 per person).

Register at: ChicagoCabaret.org

Phone: 877-554-7714

Questions? Email: Info@ChicagoCabaret.org

Donations are gratefully accepted.


About Chicago Cabaret Professionals

Chicago Cabaret Professionals (CCP) is a membership organization that promotes the art of cabaret by educating performers, presenters, the media and the public at large; encourages the development of venues; and advance the development of Cabaret. CCP members include seasoned and aspiring performers, composers, lyricists, producers, directors, writers, presenters, music business professionals, venues and friends. CCP is a non-for-profit 501c3 organization formed in 1998.